Publications

Preprints

  • None available at present.

2014

  • "Is thermal annealing a viable alternative for crystallisation in triethylsilylethynyl anthradithiophene organic transistors?",
    K. Muhieddine, R.W. Lyttleton, J. Badcock, M.A. Loth, J.A. Stride, J.E. Anthony and A.P. Micolich, Journal of Organic Semiconductors 2, 7 (2014).
  • "Determining the stability and activation energy of Si acceptors in AlGaAs using quantum interference in an open hole quantum dot", D.J. Carrad, A.M. Burke, O. Klochan, A.M. See, A.R. Hamilton, A. Rai, D. Reuter, A.D. Wieck and A.P. Micolich, Physical Review B 89, 155313 (2014).
  • "Electron-beam patterning of polymer electrolyte films to make multiple nanoscale gates for nanowire transistors", D.J. Carrad, A.M. Burke, R.W. Lyttleton, H.J. Joyce, H.H. Tan, C. Jagadish, K. Storm, H. Linke, L. Samuelson and A.P. Micolich, Nano Letters 14, 94 (2014).
    This paper was highlighted in a news article by Materials Today (17/2/14).
  • * "Radio-frequency reflectometry on an undoped AlGaAs/GaAs single electron transistor", S.J. MacLeod, A.M. See, Z.K. Keane, P. Scriven, A.P. Micolich, M. Aagesen, P.E. Lindelof and A.R. Hamilton, Applied Physics Letters 104, 012114 (2014).

2013

  • "Quantum Point Contacts: Double or Nothing?", A.P. Micolich, Nature Physics 9, 530 (2013).
  • "Electronic comparison of InAs wurtzite and zincblende phases using nanowire transistors", A.R. Ullah, H.J. Joyce, A.M. Burke, J. Wong-Leung, H.H. Tan, C. Jagadish and A.P. Micolich, Physica Status Solidi - Rapid Research Letters 7, 911 (2013).
    This paper was in a Focus Issue on Semiconductor Nanowires in PSS-RRL
  • "The effect of (NH4)2Sx passivation on the (311)A GaAs surface and its use in AlGaAs/GaAs heterostructure devices", D.J. Carrad, A.M. Burke, P.J. Reece, R.W. Lyttleton, D.E.J. Waddington, A. Rai, D. Reuter, A.D. Wieck and A.P. Micolich, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 25, 325304 (2013).
    This paper was the cover article for Issue 32 of Volume 25 of J.Phys.:Condens. Matter.
  • * "Scaling of the Kondo zero-bias peak in a hole quantum dot at finite temperatures", O. Klochan , A.P. Micolich, A.R. Hamilton, D. Reuter, A.D. Wieck, F. Reininghaus, M. Pletyukhov and H. Schoeller, Physical Review B 87, 201104 (2013).
  • * "A study of transport suppression in an undoped AlGaAs/GaAs quantum dot single-electron transistor", A.M. See, O. Klochan, A.P. Micolich, M. Aagesen, P.E. Lindelof and A.R. Hamilton, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 25, 505302 (2013).
  • "Is it the boundaries of disorder that dominates electron transport in semiconductor billiards?", A.P. Micolich, A.M. See, B.C. Scannell, C.A. Marlow, T.P. Martin, I. Pilgrim, A.R. Hamilton, H. Linke and R.P. Taylor, Fortschritte der Physik 61, 332 (2013).
    This is a 16 page invited review article in a special issue on "Quantum physics with non-Hermitian operators: Theory and experiment".
  • * "Using a tunable quantum wire to measure the large out-of-plane spin splitting of quasi two-dimensional holes in a GaAs nanostructure", A. Srinivasan, L.A. Yeoh, O. Klochan, T.P. Martin, J.C.H. Chen, A.P. Micolich, A.R. Hamilton, D. Reuter and A.D. Wieck, Nano Letters 13, 148 (2013).

2012

  • * "Fabrication and characterization of ambipolar devices on an undoped AlGaAs/GaAs heterostructure", J.C.H. Chen, D.Q. Wang, O. Klochan, A.P. Micolich, K. Das Gupta, F. Sfigakis, D.A. Ritchie, D. Reuter, A.D. Wieck and A.R. Hamilton, Applied Physics Letters 100, 052101 (2012).
  • "Origin of gate hysteresis in p-type Si-doped AlGaAs/GaAs heterostructures", A.M. Burke, D.E.J. Waddington, D.J. Carrad, R.W. Lyttleton, H.H. Tan, P.J. Reece, O. Klochan, A.R. Hamilton, A. Rai, D. Reuter, A.D. Wieck and A.P. Micolich, Physical Review B 86, 165309 (2012).
  • This paper was an Editor's highlight in Volume 86, Issue 16 of Phys. Rev. B.
  • "Extreme Sensitivity of the Spin-Splitting and 0.7 Anomaly to Confining Potential in One-Dimensional Nanoelectronic Devices", A.M. Burke, O. Klochan, I. Farrer, D.A. Ritchie, A.R. Hamilton and A.P. Micolich, Nano Letters 12, 4495 (2012).
  • "Is it the boundaries of disorder that dominates electron transport in semiconductor 'billiards'?", A.P. Micolich, A.M. See, B.C. Scannell, C.A. Marlow, T.P. Martin, I. Pilgrim, A.R. Hamilton, H. Linke and R.P. Taylor, Invited paper in press for Fortschritte der Physik.
  • "Impact of Small-angle Scattering on Ballistic Transport in Quantum Dots", A.M. See, I. Pilgrim, B.C. Scannell, R.D. Montgomery, O. Klochan, A.M. Burke, M. Aagesen, P.E. Lindelof, I. Farrer, D.A. Ritchie, R.P. Taylor, A.R. Hamilton and A.P. Micolich, Physical Review Letters 108, 196807 (2012).
    This paper was highlighted by news articles in Science Daily, PhysOrg and Science Alert, and a podcast for Materials Today.
  • "Probing the Sensitivity of Electron Wave Interference to Disorder-Induced Scattering in Solid-State Devices", B.C. Scannell, I. Pilgrim, A.M. See, R.D. Montgomery, P.K. Morse, M.S. Fairbanks, C.A. Marlow, H. Linke, I. Farrer, D.A. Ritchie, A.R. Hamilton, A.P. Micolich, L. Eaves and R.P. Taylor, Physical Review B 85, 195319 (2012).
  • * "Fabrication and characterization of ambipolar devices on an undoped AlGaAs/GaAs heterostructure", J.C.H. Chen, D.Q. Wang, O. Klochan, A.P. Micolich, A.R. Hamilton, K. Das Gupta, F. Sfigakis, D.A. Ritchie, D. Reuter, A.D. Wieck and A.R. Hamilton, Applied Physics Letters 100, 052101 (2012).
  • "Realizing lateral wrap-gated nanowire FETs: Controlling gate length with chemistry rather than lithography", K. Storm, G. Nylund, L. Samuelson and A.P. Micolich, Nano Letters 12, 1 (2012).
    This paper is the cover article for the Jan. 2012 edition of Nano Letters
    This paper was highlighted by news articles in Materials Today, PhysOrg and Zeitnews.

2011

  • "What lurks below the last plateau: experimental studies of the 0.7 x 2e2/h conductance anomaly in one-dimensional systems", A.P. Micolich, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 23, 443201 (2011).
  • "Tracking the energies of one-dimensional subband edges in quantum point contacts using dc conductance measurements", A.P. Micolich and U. Zülicke, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 23, 362201 (2011).
  • * "Observation of the Kondo Effect in a Spin-3/2 Hole Quantum Dot", O. Klochan, A.P. Micolich, A.R. Hamilton, K. Trunov, D. Reuter and A.D. Wieck, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 076805 (2011).
  • * "Resistively Detected Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in n- and p-type GaAs Quantum Point Contacts", Z.K. Keane, M.C. Godfrey, J.C.H. Chen, S. Fricke, O. Klochan, A.M. Burke, A.P. Micolich, H.E. Beere, D.A. Ritchie, K.V. Trunov, D. Reuter, A.D. Wieck and A.R. Hamilton, Nano Lett. 11, 3147 (2011).
  • "A tunable metal-organic resistance thermometer", A.P. Stephenson, A.P. Micolich, K.H. Lee, P. Meredith and B.J. Powell, ChemPhysChem 12, 116 (2011).
    This Communication was highlighted by news articles in Materials Today, Wired, PhysOrg, TCE Today, and Chemistry Views.
    This Communication made Chem.Phys.Chem.'s list of 25 most downloaded papers for 2011.

2010

  • * "Piezoelectric rotator for studying quantum effects in semiconductor nanostructures at high magnetic fields and low temperatures", L.A. Yeoh, A. Srinivasan, T.P. Martin, O. Klochan, A.P. Micolich and A.R. Hamilton, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 81, 113905 (2010).
  • * "Origin of the hysteresis in bilayer two-dimensional systems in the quantum Hall regime", L.H. Ho, L.J. Taskinen, A.P. Micolich, A.R. Hamilton, P. Atkinson and D.A. Ritchie, Phys. Rev. B 82, 153305 (2010).
  • * "Electrometry using the quantum Hall effect in a bilayer 2D electron system", L.H. Ho, L.J. Taskinen, A.P. Micolich, A.R. Hamilton, P. Atkinson and D.A. Ritchie, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 212102 (2010).
  • "Competition between superconductivity and weak localization in metal-mixed ion-implanted polymers", A.P. Stephenson, A.P. Micolich, U. Divakar, P. Meredith and B.J. Powell, Phys. Rev. B 81, 144520 (2010).
  • * "AlGaAs/GaAs single electron transistors fabricated without modulation doping", A.M. See, O. Klochan, A.R. Hamilton, A.P. Micolich, M. Aagesen and P.E. Lindelof, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 112104 (2010).
  • * "Fabrication and characterization of an induced GaAs single hole transistor", O. Klochan, J.C.H. Chen, A.P. Micolich, A.R. Hamilton, K. Muraki and Y. Hirayama, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 092103 (2010).
  • * "Observation of orientation- and k-dependent Zeeman spin-splitting in hole quantum wires on (100)-oriented AlGaAs/GaAs heterostructures", J.C.H. Chen, O. Klochan, A.P. Micolich, A.R. Hamilton, T.P. Martin, L.H. Ho, U. Zuelicke, D. Reuter and A.D. Wieck, New J. Phys. 12, 033043 (2010).
  • * "Field orientation dependence of the Zeeman spin-splitting in (In,Ga)As quantum point contacts", T.P. Martin, A. Szorkovszky, A.P. Micolich, A.R. Hamilton, C.A. Marlow, R.P. Taylor, H. Linke and H.Q. Xu, Phys. Rev. B 81, 041403 (2010).
  • * "Ground-plane screening of Coulomb interactions in 2D systems - How effectively can one 2D system screen interactions in another?", L.H. Ho, A.P. Micolich, A.R. Hamilton and O.P. Sushkov, Phys. Rev. B 80, 155412 (2010).

* indicates papers completed in close association with Quantum Electronic Devices group