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Dr Neil Kemp

Senior Lecturer in Physics

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Department of Physics and Mathematics

Qualifications

  • PhD

Summary

After a PhD in Physics at Victoria University of Wellington (NZ) in the field of electronic transport in conducting polymers, Neil went on to do postdoctoral work at the University of New South Wales (Australia) and Université de Strasbourg / CNRS - IPCMS (France).

In 2009 he established a research group in Nanophysics at the University of Hull with a focus on developing nanotechnology for real-world applications.

Find out more at https://kempnanogroup.com/

Journal Article

Lyotropic 'hairy' TiO2 nanorods

Cheng, F., Verrelli, E., Alharthi, F. A., Kelly, S. M., O'Neill, M., Kemp, N. T., …Anthopoulos, T. (2019). Lyotropic 'hairy' TiO2 nanorods. Nanoscale advances, 1(1), 254-264. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8na00054a

A label-free aptamer-based nanogap capacitive biosensor with greatly diminished electrode polarization effects

Ghobaei Namhil, Z., Kemp, C., Verrelli, E., Iles, A., Pamme, N., Adawi, A. M., & Kemp, N. (2019). A label-free aptamer-based nanogap capacitive biosensor with greatly diminished electrode polarization effects. Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, 21(2), 681-691. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8cp05510f

Percolation threshold enables optical resistive-memory switching and light-tuneable synaptic learning in segregated nanocomposites

Jaafar, A. H., O'Neill, M., Kelly, S. M., Verrelli, E., & Kemp, N. T. (2019). Percolation threshold enables optical resistive-memory switching and light-tuneable synaptic learning in segregated nanocomposites. Advanced Electronic Materials, 5(7), https://doi.org/10.1002/aelm.201900197

Wavelength dependent light tunable resistive switching graphene oxide nonvolatile memory devices

Jaafar, A. H., & Kemp, N. T. (2019). Wavelength dependent light tunable resistive switching graphene oxide nonvolatile memory devices. Carbon, 153, 81-88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2019.07.007

Dynamic electric field alignment of metal-organic framework micro- rods

Cheng, F., Young, A. J., Bouillard, J. G., Kemp, N. T., Guillet-Nicolas, R., Hall, C. H., …Chin, J. M. (2019). Dynamic electric field alignment of metal-organic framework micro- rods. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 141(33), 12989-12993. https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.9b06320

Research interests

- non-volatile memory for artificial intelligence applications

- molecular spintronics

- biosensors

Find out more at https://kempnanogroup.com/

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Kemp welcomes applications in

- Nanoscale Spintronics

- Memristors and Neuromorphic Computing Devices

- Nanoscale Engineering

- Conducting Polymers

- Nanogap Bio-Sensors

Completed PhDs

- Noor Jabarullah

- Ayoub Hamdiyah (Jaafar)

- Rob Gray

- Zahra Namhil

Current PhD supervisions

- Alex Gee

- Stephen Wilkinson