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Journal Articles

The pressure response of Jahn-Teller distorted Prussian blue analogues

H. L. B. Boström,* A. B. Cairns, M. Chen, D. Daisenberger, C. J. Ridley and N. P. Funnell 

Chemical Science (2024) Edge Article

Link | PDF | doi: 10.1039/D3SC06912E

High-pressure behavior of the magnetic van der Waals molecular framework Ni(NCS)2

M. Geers, D. M. Jarvis, C. Liu, S. S. Saxena, J. Pitcairn, E. Myatt, S. A. Hallweger, S. M. Kronawitter, G. Kieslich, S. Ling, A. B. Cairns, D. Daisenberger, O. Fabelo, L. Cañadillas-Delgado, and M. J. Cliffe

Physical Review B 108, 144439 (2023)

Link | PDF | doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.108.144439

Radiation effects, zero thermal expansion, and pressure-induced phase transition in CsMnCo (CN)6

H. L. B. Boström, A. B. Cairns, M. Chen, D. Daisenberger, C. J. Ridley and N. P. Funnell 

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 24, 25072–25076 (2022) 

Link | PDF | doi: 10.1039/D2CP03754H 

Variability in X-ray induced effects in [Rh(COD)Cl]2 with changing experimental parameters

N. K. Fernando, H. L. B. Boström, C. A. Murray, R. L. Owen, A. L. Thompson, J. L. Dickerson, E. F. Garman, A. B. Cairns and A. Regoutz 

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 24, 28444–28456 (2022) 

Link | PDF | doi: 10.1039/D2CP03928A  

Suppressed-moment 2-k order in the canonical frustrated antiferromagnet Gd2Ti2O7

J. A. M. Paddison, G. Ehlers, A. B. Cairns, J. S. Gardner, O. A. Petrenko, N. P. Butch, D. D. Khalyavin, P. Manuel, H. E. Fischer, H. Zhou, A. L. Goodwin and J. R. Stewart

npj Quantum Materials 6, 99 (2021) 

Link | PDF | doi: 10.1038/s41535-021-00391-w 

Structural and Electronic Effects of X-ray Irradiation on Prototypical [M(COD)Cl]2 Catalysts

N. K. Fernando, A. B. Cairns, C. A. Murray, A. L. Thompson, J. L. Dickerson, E. F. Garman, N. Ahmed, L. E. Ratcliff and A. Regoutz 

Journal of Physical Chemistry A 125, 7473–7488 (2021) 

Link | PDF | doi: 10.1021/acs.jpca.1c05759 

 

Probing the Influence of Defects, Hydration, and Composition on Prussian Blue Analogues with Pressure

H. L. B. Boström, I. E. Collings, D. Daisenberger, C. J. Ridley, N. P. Funnell and A. B. Cairns

Journal of the American Chemical Society 143, 3544–3554 (2021)

Link | PDF | doi: 10.1021/jacs.0c13181

Spin crossover in the Prussian blue analogue FePt(CN)6 induced by pressure or X-ray irradiation

H. L. B. BoströmA. B. CairnsL. LiuP. Lazorc and I. E. Collings

Dalton Transactions 49, 12940-12944 (2020, cover article)

Link | PDF | doi: 10.1039/D0DT02036B

 

Effect of Extra-Framework Cations on Negative Linear Compressibility and High Pressure Phase Transitions: A Study of KCd[Ag(CN)2]3

A. B. Cairns*, J. Catafesta, P. Hermet, J. Rouquette, C. Levelut, D. Maurin, A. van der Lee, V. Dmitriev, J.-L. Bantignies, A. L. Goodwin, and J. Haines

Journal of Physical Chemistry C 124, 6896–6906 (2020)

Link | PDF | doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b11399

Intrinsic Flexibility of the EMT Zeolite Framework under Pressure

A. Nearchou, M.-L. U. Cornelius, J. M. Skelton, Z. L. Jones, A. B. Cairns, I. E. Collings, P. R. Raithby, S. A. Wells and A. Sartbaeva 

Molecules 24, 641 (2019)

Link | PDF | doi: 10.3390/molecules24030641

High-pressure behaviour of Prussian blue analogues: interplay of hydration, Jahn-Teller distortions and vacancies

H. L. B. Boström, I. E. Collings, A. B. Cairns, C. P. Romao and A. L. Goodwin

Dalton Transactions 48, 1647–1655 (2019)

Link | ChemRxiv | doi: 10.1039/C8DT04463E

The p-sc structure in phosphorus: bringing order to the high pressure phases of group 15 elements 

D. Scelta, A. Baldassarre, M. Serrano-Ruiz, K. Dziubek, A. B. Cairns, M. Peruzzini, R. Bini and M. Ceppatelli

Chemical Communications 54, 10554–10557 (2018)

Link | PDF | doi: 10.1039/c8cc03013h  

One-dimensional diamondoid polyaniline-like nanothreads from compressed crystal aniline 

M. M. Nobrega, E. Teixera-Neto, A. B. Cairns, M. L. A. Temperini and R. Bini

Chemical Science 9, 254–260 (2018)

Link | PDF | doi: 10.1039/c7sc03445h 

Anomalous thermal expansion, negative linear compressibility, and high-pressure phase transition in ZnAu2(CN)4: Neutron inelastic scattering and lattice dynamics studies

M. K. Gupta, B. Singh, R. Mittal, M. Zbiri, A. B. Cairns, A. L. Goodwin, H. Schober and S. L. Chaplot

Physical Review B 96, 214303 (2017)

Link | arXiv | doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.96.214303

Interlayer bond formation in black Phosphorus at high pressure

D. Scelta, A. Baldassarre, M. Serrano-Ruiz, K. F. Dziubek, A. B. Cairns, M. Peruzzini, R. Bini and M. Ceppatelli

Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. 56, 14135–14140 (2017)

Link | PDF | doi: 10.1002/anie.201708368 

Synthesis of High Quality Crystalline Carbon Nitride Oxide by Selectively Driving the High-Temperature Instability of Urea with Pressure

K. F. Dziubek, M. Citroni, S. Fanetti, A. B. Cairns and R. Bini

Journal of Physical Chemistry C 121, 19872–19879 (2017)

Link | PDF | doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b06751

High-Pressure High-Temperature Structural Properties of Urea

K. F. Dziubek, M. Citroni, S. Fanetti, A. B. Cairns and R. Bini

Journal of Physical Chemistry C 121, 2380–2387 (2017)

Link | Spiral | doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b11059

Encoding complexity within supramolecular analogues of frustrated magnets

A. B. Cairns, M. J. Cliffe, J. A. M. Paddison, D. Daisenberger, M. G. Tucker, F.-X. Coudert and A. L. Goodwin

Nature Chemistry 8, 442–447 (2016)

LinkarXiv⎜doi: 10.1038/nchem.2462

 

Design of crystal-like aperiodic solids with selective disorder-phonon coupling

A. R. Overy, A. B. Cairns, M. J. Cliffe, M. G. Tucker and A. L. Goodwin

Nature Communications 7, 10445 (2016)

LinkPDF⎜doi: 10.1038/ncomms10445 

 

A comparison of the amorphization of Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks (ZIFs) and aluminosilicate Zeolites by ball-milling

E. F. Baxter, T. D. Bennett, A. B. Cairns, N. J. Brownbill, A. L. Goodwin, D. A. Keen, P. A. Chater, F. Blanc and A. K. Cheetham

Dalton Transactions 45, 4258–4268 (2016)

LinkPDF⎜doi: 10.1039/C5DT03477A 

 

Compositional dependence of anomalous thermal expansion in perovskite-like ABX3 formates

I. E. Collings, J. A. Hill, A. B. Cairns, R. I. Cooper, A. L. Thompson, J. E. Parker, C. C. Tang and A. L. Goodwin

Dalton Transactions 45, 4169–4178 (2016, cover article)

LinkPDF⎜doi: 10.1039/C5DT03263F 

 

Competing hydrostatic compression mechanisms in nickel cyanide

J. Adamson, T. C. Lucas, A. B. Cairns, N. P. Funnell, M. G. Tucker, A. K. Kleppe, J. A. Hriljac and A. L. Goodwin

Physica B 479, 35–40 (2015)

 

Negative linear compressibility

A. B. Cairns and A. L. Goodwin

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 17, 20449–20465 (2015, cover article)

 

Zero-strain reductive intercalation in a molecular framework

J. A. Hill, A. B. Cairns, J. J. K. Lim, S. J. Cassidy, S. J. Clarke and A. L. Goodwin

CrystEngComm 17, 2925–2928 (2015, cover article)

 

Topochemical conversion of a dense Metal–Organic Framework from a crystalline insulator to an amorphous semiconductor

S. Tominaka, H. Hamoudi, T. Suga, T. D. Bennett, A. B. Cairns and A. K. Cheetham

Chemical Science 6, 1465–1473 (2015)

 

Flexibility transition and guest-driven reconstruction in a ferroelastic Metal–Organic Framework

S. J. Hunt, M. J. Cliffe, J. A. Hill, A. B. Cairns, N. P. Funnell and A. L. Goodwin

CrystEngComm 17, 361–369 (2015)

 

Negative area compressibility in silver(I) tricyanomethanide

S. A. Hodgson, J. Adamson, S. J. Hunt, M. J. Cliffe, A. B. Cairns, A. L. Thompson, M. G. Tucker, N. P. Funnell and A. L. Goodwin

Chemical Communications 50, 5264–5266 (2014)

 

Vibrational and thermal properties of Ag3[Co(CN)6] from first principles calculations and infrared spectroscopy

P. Hermet, J. Catafesta, J.-L. Bantignies, C. Levelut, D. Maurin, A. B. Cairns, A. L. Goodwin and J Haines

Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117, 12848–12857 (2013)

 

Homologous critical behaviour in the diamondoid frameworks Zn(CN)2 and Cd(imidazolate)2

I. E. Collings, A. B. Cairns, A. L. Thompson, J. E. Parker, C. C. Tang, M. G. Tucker, J. Catafesta, C. Levelut, J. Haines, P. Pattison, V. Dmitriev and A. L. Goodwin

Journal of the American Chemical Society 135, 7610–7620 (2013)

 

Structural disorder in molecular framework materials

A. B. Cairns and A. L. Goodwin

Chemical Society Reviews 42, 4881–4893 (2013)

 

Giant negative linear compressibility in zinc dicyanoaurate

A. B. Cairns, J. Catafesta, C. Levelut, J. Rouquette, A. van der Lee, L. Peters, A. L. Thompson, V. Dmitriev, J. Haines and A. L. Goodwin

Nature Materials 12, 212–216 (2013)

 

Rational design of materials with extreme negative compressibility: selective soft-mode frustration in KMn[Ag(CN)2]3

A. B. Cairns, A. L. Thompson, M. G. Tucker, J. Haines and A. L. Goodwin

Journal of the American Chemical Society 134, 4455–4456 (2012, cover article)

Special Issues

Guest Editor, Molecules 

High–Pressure Behaviour of Solids: From Molecular Species to 3D-Framework Materials

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