Selected Publications by Research Theme


Advanced Materials for Lithium Batteries
Themed Issue of Journal of
Materials Chemistry
, 2011
New Energy Materials
Themed Issue of Journal of
Materials Chemistry
, 2007
Atomic Transport and
Defect Phenomena in Solids

Faraday Discussions Vol.134, 2007


* Islam M S and Fisher C A J, ‘Lithium and sodium battery cathode materials: computational insights into voltage, diffusion and nanostructural properties ’, Chem. Soc. Rev. 43, 185-204 (2014) [Journal Link]
* Islam M S, Dominko R, Masquelier C, Sirisopanaporn C, Armstrong A R and Bruce P G ‘Silicate cathodes for lithium batteries: alternatives to phosphates’, J. Mater. Chem. 21, 9811-9818 (2011) [Journal Link]
* Malavasi L, Fisher C A J and Islam M S, ‘Oxide-ion and proton conducting electrolyte materials for clean energy applications: structural and mechanistic features’, Chem. Soc. Rev. 39, 4370-4387 (2010) [Journal Link]
* Islam M S and Slater P R, ‘Solid-State Materials for Clean Energy: Insights from Atomic Scale Modeling’, MRS Bulletin 34, 935-941 (2009) [Journal Link] [Invited Review].
* Kendrick E, Islam M S and Slater P R, ‘Developing Apatites for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Insight into Structural, Transport and Doping Properties’, J. Mater. Chem. 17, 3104-3111 (2007) [Journal Link] [invited review].
* Islam M S, ‘Ionic Transport in ABO3 Perovskite Oxides: A Computer Modelling Tour’, J. Mater. Chem. 10, 1027-1038 (2000) [Journal Link] [Invited “Feature Article”]

Perovskite Solar Cells — Ion Transport and Defects in MAPbI3

* Brenes R, Eames C, Bulovic V, Islam MS and Stranks SD,‘The impact of atmosphere on the local luminescence properties of metal halide perovskite grains ’, Adv. Mater., 30, 1706208 (2018) [Journal Link]
* Aristidou N, Eames C, Islam MS and Haque SA, ‘Insights into the increased degradation rate of CH3NH3PbI3 solar cells in combined water and O2 environments’, J. Mater. Chem. A, 5, 25469-25475 (2017) [Journal Link]
* Brenes R, Guo D, Osherov A, Noel NK, Eames C, Hutter EM, Pathak SK, Niroui F, Friend RH, Islam MS, Snaith HJ, Bulović V, Savenije TJ, Stranks SD, ‘Metal Halide Perovskite Polycrystalline Films Exhibiting Properties of Single Crystals’, Joule, 1, 155-167 (2017) [Journal Link]
* Aristidou N, Eames C, Sanchez-Molina I, Bu X, Kosco J, Islam MS and Haque SA, ‘Fast Oxygen Diffusion and Iodide Defects Mediate Oxygen-Induced Degradation of Perovskite Solar Cells ’, Nat. Commun. 8, 15218 (2017) [Journal Link]
* Eames C, Frost J M, Barnes P R F, O'Regan B C, Walsh A and Islam M S, ‘Ionic transport in hybrid lead iodide perovskite solar cells’, Nature Commun. 6, 7497 (2015) [Journal Link]

Perovskite Solar Cells — Mixed Cation & Lithium Effects

* Charles B, Dillon J, Weber OJ, Islam MS and Weller MT, ‘Understanding the stability of mixed A-cation lead iodide perovskites’, J. Mater. Chem. A, 5, 22495-22499 (2017) [Journal Link]
* Pering SR, Deng W, Troughton JR, Kubiak PS, Ghosh D, Niemann RG, Brivio F, Jeffrey FE, Walker AB, Islam MS, Watson TM, Raithby PR, Johnson AL, Lewis SL and Cameron PJ, ‘Azetidinium lead iodide for perovskite solar cells’, J. Mater. Chem. A, 5, 20658-20665 (2017) [Journal Link]
* Ghosh D, Walsh Atkins P, Islam MS, Walker AB, Eames C, ‘Good vibrations: locking of octahedral tilting in mixed-cation iodide perovskites for solar cells’, ACS Energy Lett., 2, 2424-2429 (2017) [Journal Link]
* Dawson JA, Naylor AJ, Eames C, Roberts M, Zhang W, Snaith HJ, Bruce PG and Islam MS, ‘Mechanisms of lithium intercalation and conversion processes in organic-inorganic halide perovskites’, ACS Energy Lett., 2, 1818-1824 (2017) [Journal Link]

Lithium Batteries — Cathode Materials

* Billaud J, Eames C, Tapia-Ruiz N, Roberts M R, Naylor A J, Armstrong R, Islam M S, Bruce P, ‘Evidence of Enhanced Ion Transport in Li-Rich Silicate Intercalation Materials’, Adv. Energy Mater., 1601043 (2017) [Journal Link]
* Chen H and Islam M S, ‘Lithium Extraction Mechanism in Li-Rich Li2MnO3 Involving Oxygen Hole Formation and Dimerization’, Chem. Mater., 28, 6656-6663 (2016) [Journal Link]
* Tealdi C, Heath J, Islam M S, ‘Feeling the strain: enhancing ionic transport in olivine phosphate cathodes for Li- and Na-ion batteries through strain effects’, J. Mater. Chem. A, 4, 6998-7004 (2016) [Journal Link]
* Clark J M, Eames C, Reynaud M, Rousse G, Chotard J N, Tarascon J M and Islam M S ‘High voltage sulphate cathodes Li2M(SO4)2 (M = Fe, Mn, Co): atomic-scale studies of lithium diffusion, surfaces and voltage trends ’, J. Mater. Chem. A. 2, 7446-7453 (2014) [Journal Link]
* Clark J M, Nishimura S, Yamada A, Islam M S ‘High-Voltage Pyrophosphate Cathode: Insights into Local Structure and Lithium-Diffusion Pathways’, Angew. Chem. 51, (2012) [Journal Link]
* Armstrong A R , Kuganathan N, Islam M S and Bruce P B, ‘Structure and Lithium Transport Pathways in Li2FeSiO4 Cathodes for Lithium Batteries’, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133, 13031-3035 (2011) [Journal Link]
* Fisher C A J, Hart Prieto V M and Islam M S, ‘Lithium Battery Materials LiMPO4 (M = Mn, Fe, Co, Ni): Insights into Defect Association, Transport Mechanisms and Doping Behavior’, Chem. Mater. 20, 5907-5915 (2008) [Journal Link]
* Fisher C A J and Islam M S, ‘Surface Structures and Crystal Morphologies of LiFePO4: Relevance to Electrochemical Behaviour’, J. Mater. Chem. 18, 1209-1215 (2008) [Journal Link]
* Islam M S, Driscoll D J, Fisher C A J and Slater P R, ‘Atomic-Scale Investigation of Defects, Dopants and Lithium Transport in the LiFePO4 Olivine-Type Battery Material’, Chem. Mater. 17, 5085-5092 (2005) [Journal Link]

Lithium Batteries — Solid Electrolytes

* Dawson JA, Canepa P, Famprikis T, Masquelier C, Islam MS, ‘Atomic-Scale Influence of Grain Boundaries on Li-ion Conduction in Solid Electrolytes for All-Solid-State Batteries’, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 140, 362-368 (2018) [Journal Link]
* Deng Y, Eames C, Fleutot B, David R, Chotard JN, Suard E, Masquelier C, Islam MS, ‘Enhancing the Lithium Ion Conductivity in Lithium Superionic Conductor (LISICON) Solid Electrolytes through a Mixed Polyanion Effect’, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9, 7050-7058 (2017) [Journal Link]
* Deng Y, Eames C, Chotard J-N, Lalere F, Seznec V, Emge S, Pecher O, Grey C P, Masquelier C and Islam M S, ‘Structural and Mechanistic Insights into Fast Lithium-Ion Conduction in Li4SiO4-Li3PO4 Solid Electrolytes’, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 137, 9136-9145 (2015) [Journal Link]

Lithium Batteries — Anode Materials

* Eames C and Islam M S, ‘Ion Intercalation into Two-Dimensional Transition-Metal Carbides: Global Screening for New High-Capacity Battery Materials’, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 136, 16270-16276 (2014) [Journal Link]
* Panchmatia P M, Armstrong A R, Bruce P G and Islam M S, ‘Lithium-ion diffusion mechanisms in the battery anode material Li1+xV1-xO2’, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16, 21114-21118 (2014) [Journal Link]
* Andreev Y G, Panchmatia PM, Liu Z, Parker S C, Islam M S and Bruce P G, ‘The Shape of TiO2-B Nanoparticles ’, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136, 6306-6312 (2014) [Journal Link]
* Armstrong A R, Lyness C, Panchmatia P, Islam M S and Bruce P G, ‘The lithium intercalation process in the low voltage lithium battery anode Li1+xV1-xO2’, Nature. Mater. 10, 223-229 (2011) [Journal Link]
* Armstrong A R, Arrouvel C, Gentili V, Parker S C, Islam M S and Bruce P B, ‘Lithium Coordination Sites in LixTiO2(B): A Structural and Computational Study’, Chem. Mater. 22, 6426-6432 (2010) [Journal Link]

Sodium Battery Materials

* Treacher J C, Wood S M, Islam M S and Kendrick E, ‘Na2CoSiO4 as a cathode material for sodium-ion batteries: structure, electrochemistry and diffusion pathways’, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 18, 32744-32752 (2016) [Journal Link]
* Wood S M, Eames C, Kendrick E and Islam M S, ‘Sodium-Ion Diffusion and Voltage Trends in Phosphates Na4M3(PO4)2P2O7 (M = Fe, Mn, Co, Ni) for Possible High Rate Cathodes’, J. Phys. Chem. C, 119, 15935-15941 (2015) [Journal Link]
* Whiteside A, Fisher C A J, Parker S C and Islam M S, ‘Particle Shapes and Surface Structures of Olivine NaFePO4 in Comparison to LiFePO4’, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16, 21788-21794 (2014) [Journal Link]
* Clark J M, Barpanda P, Yamada A and Islam M S, ‘Sodium-ion battery cathodes Na2FeP2O7 and Na2MnP2O7: diffusion behaviour for high rate performance ’, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2, 11807-11812 (2014) [Journal Link]
* Tripathi R, Wood S M, Islam M S and Nazar L F, ‘Na-ion mobility in layered Na2FePO4F and olivine Na[Fe,Mn]PO4 ’, Energy Environ. Sci., 6, 2257-2264 (2013) [Journal Link]

Batteries & Catalysis - α- and β-MnO2

* Yuan Y, Zhan C, He K, Chen H, Yao W, Sharifi-Asl S, Song B, Yang Z, Nie A, Luo X, Wang H, Wood S M, Amine K, Islam M S, Lu J and Shahbazian-Yassar R, ‘The Influence of Large Cations on the Electrochemical Properties of Tunnel-Structured Metal Oxides’, Nature Commun. 7, 13374 (2016) [Journal Link]
* Yuan Y, Wood S M, He K, Yao W, Tompsett D, Nie A, Islam M S and Shahbazian-Yassar R, ‘Atomistic Insights into the Oriented Attachment of Tunnel-Based Oxide Nanostructures’, ACS Nano 10, 539-548 (2016) [Journal Link]
* Tompsett D A, Parker S C and Islam M S, ‘Rutile MnO2 Surfaces and Vacancy Formation for High Electrochemical and Catalytic Performance’, J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 136, 1418-1426 (2014) [Journal Link]
* Tompsett D A and Islam M S, ‘Electrochemistry of Hollandite α-MnO2: Li-Ion and Na-Ion Insertion and Li2O Incorporation’, Chem. Mater. 25, 2515-2526 (2013) [Journal Link]
* Tompsett D A, Parker S C, Bruce P G and Islam M S, ‘Nanostructuring of β-MnO2: The Important Role of Surface to Bulk Ion Migration’, Chem. Mater. 25, 536 (2013) [Journal Link]

Fuel Cells — Apatite Oxide-Ion Conductors

* Panchmatia P M, Orera A, Rees G J, Smith M E, Hanna J, Slater P R and Islam M S, ‘Elucidation of Oxygen Defects and Novel Transport Mechanisms in Apatite Ionic Conductors: Combined 17O NMR and Modeling Studies’, Angew. Chemie Int. Ed. 50, 9328-9333 (2011) [Journal Link]
* Panchmatia P M, Orera A, Kendrick E, J. V. Hanna J V, Smith M E, Slater P R and Islam M S, ‘Protonic Defects and Water Incorporation in Si and Ge-Based Apatite Ionic Conductors’, J. Mater. Chem. 20, 2766-2772 (2010) [Issue Cover Image] [Journal Link]
* Jones A, Islam M S and Slater P R, ‘Local Defect Structures and Ion Transport Mechanisms in the Oxygen-Excess Apatite La9.67(SiO4)6O2.5’, Chem. Mater. 20, 5055-5060 (2008) [Journal Link]
* Tolchard J R, Slater P R and Islam M S, ‘Insight into Doping Effects in Apatite Silicate Ionic Conductors’, Adv. Funct. Mater. 17, 2564-2571 (2007) [Journal Link]
* Tolchard J R, Islam M S and Slater P R, ‘Defect Chemistry and Oxygen Ion Migration in the Apatite-Type Materials La9.33Si6O26 and La8Sr2Si6O26’, J. Mater. Chem. 13, 1956-1961 (2003) [pdf]

Fuel Cells — Perovskite Oxides and Gallates

* Tealdi C, Ferrara C, Mustarelli P and Islam M S, ‘Vacancy and interstitial oxide ion migration in heavily doped La2-xSrxCoO4±δ’, J. Mater. Chem. 22, 8969-897 (2012) [Jounal Link]
* Islam M S, Tealdi C and Mustarelli P, ‘Layered LaSrGa3O7-Based Oxide-Ion Conductors: Cooperative Transport Mechanisms and Flexible Structures’, Adv. Funct. Mater. 20, 3874-3880 (2010) [Journal Link]
* Jones A and Islam M S, ‘Atomic-Scale Insight into LaFeO3 Perovskite: Defect Nanoclusters and Ion Migration’, J. Phys. Chem. C 112, 4455-4462 (2008) [Journal Link]
* Kendrick E, Kendrick J, Knight K S, Islam M S and Slater P R, ‘Cooperative Mechanisms of Fast-Ion Conduction in Gallium-Based Oxides with Tetrahedral Moieties’, Nature Mater. 6, 871-874 (2007) [Journal Link]
* Khan M S, Islam M S and Bates D, ‘Dopant Substitution and Oxygen Migration in the LaGaO3-Based Ion Conductor’, J. Phys. Chem. B 102, 3099-3104 (1998) [Journal Link]

Fuel Cells — Proton-Conducting Oxides

* Ferrara C, Eames C, Islam M S and Tealdi C, ‘Lattice strain effects on doping, hydration and proton transport in scheelite-type electrolytes for solid oxide fuel cells’, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 18, 29330-29336 (2016) [Journal Link]
* Magrasó A, Polfus J M, Frontera C, Canales-Vázquez J, Kalland L E, Hervoches C H, Erdal S, Hancke R, Islam M S, Norby T and Haugsrud R, ‘Complete structural model for lanthanum tungstate: a chemically stable high temperature proton conductor by means of intrinsic defects’, J. Mater. Chem. 22, 1762-1764 (2012) [Journal Link]
* Stokes S J and Islam M S, ‘Defect Chemistry and Proton-Dopant Association in BaZrO3 and BaPrO3’, J. Mater. Chem. 20, 6258 (2010) [Journal Link]
* Kendrick E, Kendrick J, Knight K S, Islam M S and Slater P R, ‘Cooperative Mechanisms of Fast-Ion Conduction in Gallium-Based Oxides with Tetrahedral Moieties’, Nature Mater. 6, 871-874 (2007) [Journal Link]