Dr Chris Walton

Dr Chris Walton

Lecturer

Faculty and Department

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

Qualifications

  • BSc
  • PhD

Summary

Chris gained a BSc in Applied Physics in 1996. He was awarded a PhD in 2000 from the University of Hull, Department of Physics. He then carried out a Post Doc position with Prof P E Dyer specialising in laser ablation utilising short vacuum ultraviolet wavelength at 157 nm. He was appointed Lecturer in 2007 where he continues research on Laser Processing and Light-Matter Interactions.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Impaired Awareness of Hypoglycemia and Severe Hypoglycemia in Drivers With Diabetes: Insights From the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists Nationwide Audit

Deshmukh, H., Wilmot, E. G., Choudhary, P., Narendran, P., Shah, N., Barnes, D., …Sathyapalan, T. (2021). Impaired Awareness of Hypoglycemia and Severe Hypoglycemia in Drivers With Diabetes: Insights From the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists Nationwide Audit. Diabetes Care, 44(11), e190-e191. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc21-1181

Realisation of a biocompatible diffraction grating using an ArF excimer laser

Aesa, A. A., & Walton, C. D. (2020). Realisation of a biocompatible diffraction grating using an ArF excimer laser. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 871(1), https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/871/1/012058

193 nm ArF laser ablation and patterning of chitosan thin films

Aesa, A., & Walton, C. (2018). 193 nm ArF laser ablation and patterning of chitosan thin films. Applied physics. A, Materials science & processing, 124(6), https://doi.org/10.1007/s00339-018-1859-z

Photothermal colloid antibodies for shape-selective recognition and killing of microorganisms

Borovicka, J., Metheringham, W. J., Madden, L. A., Walton, C. D., Stoyanov, S. D., & Paunov, V. N. (2013). Photothermal colloid antibodies for shape-selective recognition and killing of microorganisms. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 135(14), 5282-5285. https://doi.org/10.1021/ja400781f

VUV 157 nm laser ablation of composite structures

Cockcroft, S., Walton, C. D., & Zakaria, R. (2010). VUV 157 nm laser ablation of composite structures. Applied physics. A, Materials science & processing, 101(2), 379-383. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00339-010-5831-9

Research interests

Natural Bio-Degradable Materials

Photo Dynamic Inactivation of Bacteria and Viruses

Laser Ablation, Annealing and Sintering

3D and 4D Printing

Postgraduate supervision

Isolation of Circulating Tumour Cells (CTC's) vis 3D Printing and Laser Processing.

Realisation and Characterisation of Bio-degradable Chitosan-derivatives: Addressing Micro-plastic Pollution.

Understanding the Mechanism of Chitosan Antimicrobial Materials.