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Department of Chemistry

 

Charlie graduated with an MChem degree from the University of Sussex in 2015, where they investigated TiO2-mediated VOC photooxidation using a gas-phase flow reactor. They joined the Nano Doctoral Training Centre (https://www.nanodtc.cam.ac.uk/) at the University of Cambridge in October 2015. Charlie works jointly between the Scherman (Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis) and Baumberg (NanoPhotonics Centre, Dept. of Physics) groups. Their current research explores the optical behaviour of porphyrin and phthalocyanine complexes in plasmonic nanocavities, with applications in reaction monitoring and catalysis.

Publications

Anomalously Large Spectral Shifts near the Quantum Tunnelling Limit in Plasmonic Rulers with Subatomic Resolution.
C Readman, B de Nijs, I Szabó, A Demetriadou, R Greenhalgh, C Durkan, E Rosta, OA Scherman, JJ Baumberg
– Nano Letters
(2019)
19,
2051
Plasmon-induced optical control over dithionite-mediated chemical redox reactions.
J Huang, B de Nijs, S Cormier, K Sokolowski, D-B Grys, CA Readman, SJ Barrow, OA Scherman, JJ Baumberg
– Faraday discussions
(2019)
214,
455
Mapping SERS in CB:Au Plasmonic Nano-Aggregates
C Carnegie, R Chikkaraddy, F Benz, B De Nijs, WM Deacon, M Horton, W Wang, C Readman, SJ Barrow, OA Scherman, JJ Baumberg
– ACS Photonics
(2017)
4,
2681
Effect of nuclear motion on the critical nuclear charge for two-electron atoms
AW King, LC Rhodes, CA Readman, H Cox
– Physical Review A
(2015)
91,
042512

Research Groups

Telephone number

01223 334372 (shared)

Email address

car72@cam.ac.uk