Publications List



1. S. V. Batty, D. W. Clegg, D. J. Simmonds, "Organic Ferromagnets", poster presented at the British Association, Sheffield (1989).


2. S. V. Batty, D. H. Evans, D. W. Clegg, R. C. Fitchett, "The Optimum Production of Superconducting Oxide Ceramics", poster presented at the Institute of Physics Low Temperature Conference, University of Birmingham, 15th May 1990.


3. S. V. Batty, D. W. Clegg, D. J. Simmonds, D.J. Craik, S. Qureshi, M.R. Willis, "Toluidine Blue TCNQ- A Novel Magnetic Material", Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst , 1992, pp.235-239.



4. V Percec, G Johansson, J Heck, G Ungar and SV Batty, "Molecular recognition directed self-assembly of supramolecular cylindrical channel-like architectures from 6,7,9,10,12,13,15,16-octahydro-1,4,7,1013-pentaoxabenzocyclopentadecen-2-ylmethyl 3,4,5-tris-[p-(n-dodecan-1-yloxy] benzyloxy) benzoate", J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 1993, 1411-1420


5. A. Barnes, S. V. Batty, P. I. Clemenson, "Studies on the Redox and Magnetic Properties of Some Unsymmetrical Nickel Dithiolene Complexes", poster presented at the First International Conference on Materials Chemistry, University of Aberdeen (1993).


6. F. B. Dias, S. V. Batty, J. P. Voss, P. V. Wright, and G. Ungar, " A Novel Smectic Phase in Alkyl Substituted Polyether-Lithium Perchlorate Complexes, Poster presented at the IX Annual Conference, British Liquid Crystal Society Meeting, University of Hull, March 1994.


7. F. B. Dias, S. V. Batty, J. P. Voss, P. V. Wright, G. Ungar, "Smectic Phases in Alkyl Substituted Polyether Salt Complexes", IUPSC Conference, Ohio, U.S.A. 11-15 July (1994).


8. G Ungar, S V Batty, V Percec, J Heck and G Johansson, "Structure and conductivity of liquid crystal channel-like ionic complexes of taper-shaped compounds", Adv. Mater. Opt. Elec. 1994 4 303-313


9. J. P. Voss, S. V. Batty, P. V. Wright, "Conductivities of Poly(ethylene oxide)- Alkali Salts with Aromatic and Heterocyclic Anions", Presented at the Fourth International symposium on Polymer Electrolytes, Gothenburg, Sweden (1994), published in J.Poly. Ionics, 1993, pp.93-97.


10. F. B. Dias, J. P. Voss, S. V. Batty, P. V. Wright and G. Ungar, " Smectic Phases in a Novel Alkyl-

Substituted Polyether and its Complex with Lithium tetrafluoroborate", Macromolecular Rapid

Comm. , 1994, pp.961-969.


11. F. B. Dias, S. V. Batty, J. P. Voss, P.V. Wright and G. Ungar, "Ionic Conductivity of Novel Smectic Polymer Electrolyte", Polymer Ionics, (accepted 1995).


12. S. V. Batty, T. Richardson, F. B. Dias, J. P. Voss, P. V. Wright, G. Ungar, "Langmuir- Blodgett Films of Polyethers and their Complexes", Thin Solid Films, 284-285 (1996)


13. R. Capan, S. V. Batty, T. Richardson, D. Lacey and S. J. Holder "Optimisation of Pyroelectric Figure of Merit of Polysiloxane/Amine Superlattices", Thin Solid Films, 284-285 (1996) pp.530-532.


14. S. V. Batty, R. Capan, T. Richardson, T. E. Mann and D. Lacey, "Novel Superstructures for the Enhancing of Temperature-Dependent Polarisation in LB Films", Thin Solid Films, 284-285 (1996), pp915- 918.


15. T. E. Mann, D. Lacey, S. V. Batty, R. Capan, T. Richarson, M. Shenton and J. A. Semlyen, "Preparation and Characterisation of Acid-Amine Superlattices Containing Side Chain Polysiloxanes”, Thin Solid Films, 284-285 (1996),


16 V. C. Smith, S. V. Batty, T. Richardson, K. A. Foster, D. Bonnick, R. A. W. Johnstone, A. Sobral, A d'. Rocha-Gonsalves, "Chlorine sensing Properties of Porphyrin Thin Films", Thin Solid Films, 284-285 (1996),


17. S. V. Batty, T. Richardson, J. E. Wong, "How to Make Multilayers from Materials whose Monolayers insist on Peeling Off the Substrate", Thin Solid Films, 284-285 (1996),


18. J. E. Wong, M. A. Parvier, S. V. Batty, D. W. Bruce and T. Richardson, "Langmuir-Blodgett Films of a Substituted Distylbenzene Derivative for Possible Use in Electoluminescent Devices", Thin Solid Films, 284-285 (1996),


19. F. B. Dias, S. V. Batty, J. P. Voss, G. Ungar and P. V. Wright. "Electrical Conductivity of Liquid Crystal Polyether Salt Complexes", Electrochem '95', University of Wales Bangor, 10-14 September (1995).


20. A. Barnes, P. I. Clemenson, R. A. Jewsbury, D. A. Dunmur, T. E. Rodgers and S. V. Batty, "Spin-Peierls Metal Salt of an Unsymmetric Metal Bis(ditholene) Complex", (to be submitted). S. V. Batty, T. Richadson, "Novel New Deposition Langmuir-Blodgett Techniques", (To be Submitted to Thin Solid Films).


21. S. V. Batty, T. Richardson, P. Pocock and L. Rahman, "A Novel Technique for the Preparation of Multilayer Langmuir-Blodgett Films", Thin Solid Films, 1996, pp. 96-98.


22. F B Dias, S V Batty, G Ungar, J P Voss, P V Wright, "Ionic conduction of lithium and magnesium salts within laminar arrays in a smectic liquid‑crystal polymer electrolyte", J. Chem. Soc., Faraday Trans. 1996 92 2599‑2606


23. D. Bhatt, Y. Zheng, S. V. Batty, T. Richardson, P. V. Wright and G. Ungar, "Thin Film Novel Polymer Electrolytes and their Incorporation into Potential Devices", abstract submitted to the Fifth International Symposium on Polymer Electrolytes, Uppsala, Sweden, 11-16th August 1996, (for publication in Electrochim. Acta ).


24. F. B. Dias, S. V. Batty, J. P. Voss, P. V. Wright and G. Ungar, "Conductivity and Morphology of Smectic Liquid Crystal Polymer Electrolytes in Bulk and Langmir -Blodgett Films", abstract submitted to the Fifth International Symposium on Polymer Electrolytes, Uppsala, Sweden, 11-16th August 1996, (for publication in Electrochim. Acta ).


25. A. Barnes, A. Despotakis, S. V. Batty, P. V. Wright, P. Wong, A. Anderson and B. Chambers, "Control of Microwave Reflectivity and Conductivity in Conjugated Polymer, Silver: Polymer Electrolyte Composites", abstract submitted to the Fifth International Symposium on Polymer Electrolytes, Uppsala, Sweden, 11-16th August 1996, (for publication in Electrochim. Acta).


26. D. Bhatt, Y. Zheng, S. V. Batty, T. Richardson, P. V. Wright. "Langmuir-Blodgett Films of Mixed Polymer Electrolyte Bilayers", abstract submitted for the 6th European Conference on Ordered Films, University of Sheffield, 11-14th September 1996, (to be published in Supramolecular Sci. ).


27. C. M. McCartney, M. B. Greenwood, F. Davis, T. Richardson and S. V. Batty, "A Study of the Effect of Chain Length on the Pyroelectric Coefficient of Calix(8)arene Langmuir-Blodgett Films", abstract submitted for the 6th European Conference on Ordered Films, University of Sheffield, 11-14th September 1996, (to be published in Supramolecular Sci . ).


28. A. Barnes, P. I. Clemenson, R. A. Jewsbury, D. A. Dunmur, T. E. Rodgers and S. V. Batty, "The

Synthesis, Characterisation and Properties of the Alkali Metal and Ammonium Salt of the (NiS2C2 Ph2) (S2 C2 (CN))2 Mono Anion Bis(dithiolene) Complex. (To be submitted).


29. FB Dias, SV Batty, A Gupta, G Ungar, JP Voss, PV Wright, “Ionic conduction of lithium, sodium and magnesium salts within organised smectic liquid crystal polymer electrolytes”, Electrochimica Acta, 1998, 43 1217-1224

30. Y Zheng, FB Dias, PV Wright, G Ungar, D Bhatt, SV Batty, T Richardson, “Novel alternate layer LB film polymer electrolyte systems”, Electrochimica Acta, 1998 43 1633-1637

31. Y Zheng, D Bhatt, F B Dias, S V Batty, A R Tajbakhsh, T Richardson, P V Wright, G Ungar, “Conductivity of novel, thin-film, heterogeneous polymer electolyte systems”, Supramolecular Science, 1997 4 525-528

32. F B Dias, S V Batty, J P Voss, G Ungar, P V Wright, "Ionic conductivity of a novel smectic polymer electrolyte" Solid State Ionics, 1996 85 43‑49

33. M. Tian, S. Batty, and C. Shang, "Synthesis of nanostructured carbons by the microwave plasma cracking of methane," Carbon, vol. 51, pp. 243-8, 2012.

34. M. Dudek, P. Tomczyk, K.L. Juda, R. Tomov, B.A. Glowacki, S. Batty, P. Risby, R. Socha, Comparison of the Performances of DCFC Fuelled with the Product of Methane RF Plasma Reforming and Carbon Black, Physics Procedia, 36 1594-1598 (2012).