Papers 2005-2010

Development and characterisation of freeze-dried liposomes containing two anti-asthma drugs

A.M.A. Elhissi, A.M. Islam, B. Arafat, M. Taylor, W. Ahmed

Micro & Nano Letters, 5 (2010) 184-188

Physical stability and aerosol properties of liposomes delivered using an air-jet nebulizer and a novel micropump device with large mesh apertures

A.M.A. Elhissi, M.Faizi, W.N. Al Bazaz, H.S.Gill, K.M.G. Taylor,

International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 334 (2007) 62-70

The influence of fluid physicochemical properties on vibrating-mesh nebulization

T. Ghazanfari, A.M.A. Elhissi, Z. Ding, K.M.G. Taylor

International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 339 (2007) 103-111

Effects of Bias Voltage on Diamond Like Carbon Coatings Deposited Using Titanium Isopropoxide (TIPOT) and Acetylene/Argon Mixtures onto Various Substrate Materials 

R. Said, C. A. A. Ghumman, O. M. N. D. Teodoro, W. Ahmed, A. Abuazza, andJ. Gracio

J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 10, 2552–2557 (2010)

Closed Field Unbalanced Magnetron Sputtering Ion Plating of Ni/Al Thin Films: Influence of the Magnetron Power 

R. Said, W. Ahmed, and J. Gracio

J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 10, 2558–2563 (2010) 

Growth and Characterisation of NiAl and N-Doped NiAl Films Deposited by Closed Field Unbalanced Magnetron Sputtering Ion Plating Using Elemental Ni and Al Targets 

R. Said, W. Ahmed, T. Abuain, A. Abuazza, and J. Gracio

J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 10, 2600–2605 (2010)

Properties of NiAl and Ni-Al-N Thin Films Deposited by Closed Field Unbalanced Magnetron Sputter Ion Plating Using Elemental Ni and Al Targets 

M. N. Baig, W. Ahmed, F. A. Khalid, R. M. Said, and J. McLaughlin

J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 9, 4034-4039 (2009)

Characterisation of DLC Films Deposited Using Titanium Isopropoxide (TIPOT) at Different Flow Rates 

R. Said, N. Ali, C. A. A. Ghumman, O. M. N. D. Teodoro, and W. Ahmed

J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 9, 4298-4304 (2009)

Growth of Nano Size Grains in CuInSe2 Thin Films Using E-Beam Deposition Technique


E. Ahmed, M. S. Abid, and W. Ahmed

J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 9, 4233-4239 (2009) 

Commercialisation of nanotechnologies: technology transfer from university research laboratories

M. J. Jackson, G.M. Robinson, M.D. Whitfield, W. Ahmed

Int. J. of Nanomanufacturing  4 (1-4) 308 – 316 (2009)

Effects of Bias Voltage on Diamond Like Carbon Coatings Deposited Using Titanium Isopropoxide (TIPOT) and Acetylene/Argon Mixtures onto Various Substrate Materials

R. Said, C. A. A. Ghumman, O. M. N. D. Teodoro, W. Ahmed, A. Abuazza, J. Gracio,

J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 10 (4), 2552-2557(6) (2010)

Finite element analysis of mechanical micromilling processes;

M.J. Jackson, G.M. Robinson, W. Ahmed

Int. J. of Nanomanufacturing  3,(1/2), 112–132, (2009)

Formation of nanostructured metal particles using negative rake angle cutting tools

M. J. Jackson, M. D. Whitfield, W. Ahmed

Int. J. of Nanomanufacturing 4 (1-4), 326–341, (2009)

A multifunctional high-speed spindle for micromachining medical materials

M. J. Jackson, C. Xu, W. Ahmed

Int. J. of Nano and Biomaterials 2 (6), 520–539, (2009)

Diamond coated microtools for machining compact bone

M. J. Jackson, M. D. Whitfield, C. Xu, W. Ahmed

Int. J. of Nano and Biomaterials  2(6), 505–519, (2009)

Comparative dynamic response of mesomachine tool structures

M. J. Jackson, L. J. Hyde, G. M. Robinson, W. Ahmed

Int. J. of Computational Materials Science and Surface Engineering  2,(1/2), 18–40, (2009)

Impact of surface roughness of diamond coatings on the cutting performance when dry machining of graphite

G. Cabral, P. Reis, E. Titus, J.C. Madaleno, J.P. Davim, J. Gracio, W. Ahmed, M. J. Jackson

Int. J. of Manufacturing Technology and Management 15(2), 121–152, (2008)

Shear strain induced formation of nanostructured pure metals

M.J. Jackson, J.S. Morrell, W. Ahmed

Int. J. of Nanoparticles  1(4), 271–282, (2008)

Observation of shear plane instability during microgrinding of plastic metals

M. J. Jackson, M. D. Whitfield, J. S. Morrell, W. Ahmed

Int. J. of Nanomanufacturing  2(6), 643–658, (2008)

Diamond film deposition on M2 steel using TiN interlayers

W. Ahmed, M. Amar, H. Sein, H. Taylor, R. Polini, M. J. Jackson

Int. J. of Nano and Biomaterials  1(3), 351–363, (2008)

Review: titanium and titanium alloy applications in medicine

M. Balazic, J. Kopac, M. J. Jackson, W. Ahmed

Int. J. of Nano and Biomaterials – Vol. 1(1) 3–34, (2007)

The human micro-vascular endothelial cells in vitro interaction with atomic-nitrogen-doped diamond-like carbon thin films

T. I. T. Okpalugo, A. A. Ogwu, R. W. McCullough, W. Ahmed

Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials (2007)

Modeling on the mechanical properties of nanocomposite hydroxyapatite/PMMA/carbon nanotube coatings;

T. Shokuhfar, E. Titus, G. Cabral, A. C.M. Sousa, J. Gracio, W. Ahmed, T. Okpalugo, A. Makradi, S. Ahzi

Int. J. Nano Biomaterials; Vol 1(2), 107-115, (2007)

Fabrication and wear of nitrogen-doped diamond microtools

M. J. Jackson, W. Ahmed

Int. J. of Nanomanufacturing 1(3), 430–453, (2007)

Micromachining M2 tool steel using nanostructured titanium-doped cutting tools

Mark J. Jackson, Grant M. Robinson, Waqar Ahmed, Christopher A. Rego, Wolf-Dieter Munz

Int. J. of Nanomanufacturing 1(3), 370–388, (2007)

Burr formation and elimination in micromilling processes

M. J. Jackson, G. M. Robinson, M. D. Whitfield, W. Ahmed

Int. J. of Nanomanufacturing  1(4), 458–467, (2007)

Machining M42 tool steel using superlattice layered nanocrystalline coatings deposited to WC-Co milling tools

M. J. Jackson, G. M. Robinson, M. D. Whitfield, W. Ahmed

Int. J. of Nanomanufacturing 1(4), 506–515, (2007)

Two approaches to effective ventilation system design for the biomedical device and pharmaceutical industries

R. G. Handy, D. Goodman, S. Odukomaiya, M. Rodriguez, M. Whitfield, W. Ahmed, M. J. Jackson

Int. J. of Nano and Biomaterials 1(1), 35–49, (2007)

Dental drilling in severe and demanding environments

M. J. Jackson, H. Sein, W. Ahmed, H. Taylor

Int. J. of Nano and Biomaterials 1(2), 165–183, (2007)

Diamond coated molybdenum dental tools for machining orthodontic bridgework materials

M. J. Jackson, W. Ahmed, H. Sein, H. Taylor

Int. J. of Nano and Biomaterials 1(2), 184–199, (2007)

Direct production of nitrogen-doped diamond microtools

M.J. Jackson, W. Ahmed

Int. J. of Surface Science and Engineering 1 (4), 325–343, (2007)

A calorimetric study of dimyristoylphosphatidylcholine phase transitions and steroid-liposome interactions for liposomes prepared by thin film and proliposome methods

A.M.A. Elhissi, M.A.A. O’Neill, S.A. Roberts, and K.M.G Taylor

International Journal of Pharmaceutics 320 (2006) 124-130 

Formulations generated from ethanol-based proliposomes for delivery via medical nebulizers

A.M.A. Elhissi,  K.K. Karnam, M.R. Danesh,, H.S. Gill, and K.M.G. Taylor,

Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 58 (2006) 887-894

Delivery of liposomes generated from proliposomes using air-jet, ultrasonic, and vibrating-mesh nebulisers

A.M.A. Elhissi and K.M.G. Taylor

Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology 15 (2005) 261-265

Analysis and design of extremely high-speed spindles for nanomachining applications

Jackson MJ, Robinson G M, Hyde L J,  Kanjarkar K, Cui J, Ahmed W

International Journal of Nanomanufacturing, Vol. 1, No. 2, 153-172 (2006)

Micromilling of bipolar fuel cell plates using titanium- and diamond-coated cutting tools

Jackson M J, Robinson G M,  Brady M P,  Ahmed W

International Journal of Nanomanufacturing, Vol. 1, No. 2,  290-303 (2006)

Micromachining selected metals using diamond coated cutting tools

Jackson M J, Robinson G M,  Brady M P,  Ahmed W,

International Journal of Nanomanufacturing, Vol. 1, No. 2, Pages 304-317 (2006)

“Dynamic response of a tetrahedral nanomachining machine tool structure

Jackson M J, Hyde L J, Robinson G M,  Ahmed W,

International Journal of Nanomanufacturing, Vol. 1, No. 1,  26-46, (2006)

Laser annealing of flash-evaporated CulnSe2 thin films

Ahmed E, Amar M, Ahmed W, Pilkington R D, Hill A E, Jackson M J,

Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 15, No. 2, 213-217 (2006)

Nucleation studies of pulsed bias enhanced CVD of diamond on biomaterials

Ahmed W, Rego CA, I U Hassan, Jackson MJ

Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 15, No. 2, 192-194, (2006)

Hot-filament chemical vapor deposition of polycrystalline diamond coatings to interlayered steel

Amar M, Ahmed W, Taylor H, Jackson M J, Hassan I U,

Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 15, No. 2, 187-191, (2006)

“Time-modulated CVD process optimized using the Taguchi method”,

Ahmed W, Ahmed E, Maryan C, Jackson M J, Ogwu A A, Ali N, Neto V F, Gracio J,

Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 15, No. 2, 236-241, (2006)

Human microvascular endothelial cell seeding on Cr-DLC thin films for heart valve application

Ali N, Kousar Y, Gracio J, Titus E, Okpalugo T I , Singh V, Pease M, Ogwu A A, Meletis E I, Ahmed W, Jackson M J,

Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 15, No. 2, 230-235, (2006)

A study of diamond synthesis by hot filament chemical vapor deposition on NC coatings

Polini R, Kumashiro S, Jackson M J, Amar M, Ahmed W, Sein H,

Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 15, No. 2, 218-222, ( 2006)

Effects of Ti- and Zr-based interlayer coatings on the hot filament chemical vapour deposition of diamond on high speed steel

Polini R, Mantini F P, Braic M, Amar M, Ahmed W, Taylor H, (Jan 2006)

Thin Solid Films, Vol. 494, No. 1-2, Pages 116-122, (2006)  

A study of diamond synthesis by hot filament chemical vapour deposition on nanocomposite coatings

Polini R, Amar M, Ahmed W, Kumashiro S, Sein H, Colligon J,

Thin Solid Films, Vol. 489, No. 1-2, 116-121, (2005)

Experimental and gas phase modelling of nanocrystalline diamond films grown on titanium alloys for biomedical applications

Jackson M J, Jones A N, Ahmed W

Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 14, No. 5, 565-568, (2005)

Surface characterization of (111) and (100) textured diamond coatings deposited to silicon

Jackson M J, Robinson G M, Sein H, Ahmed W, Ali N, Misra D S, (Oct 2005)

Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 14, No. 5, 666-670, (2005)

Characterization of N-doped polycrystalline diamond films deposited on microgrinding tools

Jackson M J, Ahmed W

Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 14, No. 5, 654-665, (2005)

Machining cancellous bone prior to prosthetic implantation

Jackson M J, Robinson G M, Sein H, Ahmed W, Woodwards R

Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 14, No. 3, 293-300 (2005)

Time-modulated chemical vapor deposition of diamond films

Jackson M J, Robinson G M, Ahmed W, Sein H, Jones A N, Ali N, Titus E, Fan Q H, Gracio J, (Apr 2005)

Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 14, No. 2, 163-172 (2005)

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