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2016

2015

Molecular conformation at the crystal amorphous interface in polyethylene
R.C. Savage, N. Mullin, J.K. Hobbs, Macromolecules, vol 48, 17, 61160 (2015)

Auxin influx importers modulate serration along the leaf margin
A. Kasprzewska, R. Carter, R. Swarup, M. Bennett, N. Monk, J.K. Hobbs, A. Flaming, Plant Journal, vol 83, 4, 705 (2015)

Bacterial cell enlargement requires control of cell wall stiffness mediated by peptidoglycan hydrolases
R. Wheeler, R. D. Turner, R.G. Bailey, B. Salamaga, S. Mesnage, S.A.S. Mohamad, E.J. Hayhurst, M. Horsburgh, J. K. Hobbs, S.J. Foster, mBio, vol 6, 4, e00660-15 (2015)

2014

The Interplay between Cell Wall Mechanical Properties and the Cell Cycle in Staphylococcus aureus
Richard G. Bailey, Robert D. Turner, Nic Mullin, Nigel Clarke, Simon J. Foster, and Jamie K. Hobbs, Biophysical Journal, vol 107, 11, 2538 (2014)

Tuning the translational freedom of DNA for high speed AFM
Andrew J. Lee, Michal Szymonik, Jamie K. Hobbs, and Christoph Wälti, Nano Research, DOI:10.1007/s12274-014-0681-y

A non-contact, thermal noise based method for the calibration of lateral deflection sensitivity in atomic force microscopy
Nic Mullin and Jamie K. Hobbs, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 85, 113703 (2014)

2013

Cell wall elongation mode in Gram-negative bacteria is determined by peptidoglycan architecture
Robert D. Turner, Alexander F. Hurd, Ashley Cadby, Jamie K. Hobbs and Simon J. Foster, Nature Communications, 4, 1496 (2013)

Reply to the 'Comment on "The structure and formation of hydrogen-bonded molecular networks on Au(111) surfaces revealed by scanning tunnelling and torsional-tapping atomic force microscopy"' by I. Cebula, M. T. Raisanen, R. Madueno, B. Karamzadeh and M. Buck
Vladimir V. Korolkov, Nic Mullin, Stephanie Allen, Clive J. Roberts, Jamie K. Hobbs and Saul J. B. Tendler, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys , 15,  14128-14129 (2013)

2012

The structure and formation of hydrogen-bonded molecular networks on Au(111) surfaces revealed by scanning tunnelling and torsional-tapping atomic force microscopy
Vladimir V. Korolkov, Nic Mullin, Stephanie Allen, Clive J. Roberts, Jamie K. Hobbs and Saul J. B. Tendler, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys , 14, 15909-15916 (2012)

2011

The Snomipede: a parallel platform for scanning near-field lithography
E.U. Haq, Z.M. Liu, Y.A. Zhang, S.A.A. Ahmad, L.S. Wong, J.K. Hobbs, G.J. Leggett, J. Micklefield, C.J. Roberts, J.M.R. Weaver Journal of Materials Research , 26(24) 2997-3008 (2011)

 

Super-resolution microscopy reveals cell wall dynamics and peptidoglycan architecture in ovococcal bacteria
R. Wheeler, S. Mesnage, I.G. Boneca, J.K. Hobbs, S.J. Foster
Molecular Microbiology , 82(5) 1096-1109 (2011)

Direct imaging of polyethylene films at single-chain resolution with torsional tapping atomic force microscopy
N Mullin, JK Hobbs Phys. Rev. Letts. 107, 197801 (2011)

Surface architecture of endospores of Bacillus cereus/anthracis/thuringiensis family at the subnanometer scale
L Kailas, C Terry, N Abbott, R Taylor, N Mullin, SB Tzokov, SJ Todd, BA Wallace JK Hobbs A Moir, PA Bullough PNAS 108(38) 16014 (2011)

Parallel scanning near-field photolithography in liquid: The snomipede
ZM Liu, E ul-Haq, JK Hobbs, GJ Leggett, Y Zhang, JMR Weaver, CJ Roberts Microelectronic engineering 88(8) 2109 (2011)

Wet nanoscale imaging and testing of polymersomes
G Battaglia, C LoPresti, M Massignani, NJ Warren, J Madsen, S Forster, C Vasilev, JK Hobbs, SP Armes, S Chirasatitsin, AJ Engler Small 7(14) 2010 (2011)

High speed nanometrology
ADL Humphris, B Zhao, D Catto, JP Howard-Kinght, P Kohli, JK Hobbs Review of Scientific Instruments 82(4) 043710 (2011)

Finite element modelling of atomic force microscopy cantilever dynamics during video rate imaging
JP Howard-Knight, JK Hobbs J. Appl. Phys. 109(7) 074309 (2011)

Complex multicolour tilings and critical phenomena in tetraphillic liquid crystals
XB Zeng, R Kieffer, B Glettner, C Nurnberger, F Liu, K Pelz, M Prehm, U Baumeister, H Hahn, H Lang, GA Gehring, CHM Weber, JK Hobbs, C Tschierske, G Ungar Science 331(6022) 1302 (2011)

Protein micro- and nanopatterning using aminosilanes with protein resistant photolabile groups
SAA Ahmad, LS Wong, E ul-Haq, JK Hobbs, GJ Leggett, J Micklefield J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133(8) 2749 (2011)

 

2010

Parallel scanning near-field lithography: The Snomipede
E.U. Haq, Z.M. Liu, Y.A. Zhang, S.A.A. Ahmad, L.S. Wong, S.P. Armes, J.K. Hobbs, G.J. Leggett, J. Micklefield, C.J. Roberts, J.M.R. Weaver Nano Letters, 10(11) 4375-4380 (2010)

Transmission properties of plasmonic metamaterial quantum cascade lasers
D Austin , N Mullin, A Bismuto, I Luxmoore, AM Adawi, DG Revin, M Soulby, JW Cockburn, Q Jiang, AB Krysa, AG Cullis, J Faist, JK Hobbs, LR Wilson IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 22(16) 1217-1219(2010)

Peptidoglycan architecture can specify division planes in Staphylococcus aureus
RD Turner, EC Ratcliffe, R Wheeler, R Golestanian, JK Hobbs, SJ Foster Nature Communications, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1025 (2010)

Body centered cubic phase in 3-arm star mesogens: a torsional tapping AFM and GISAXS study
CHM Weber, F Liu, XB Zeng, G Ungar, N Mullin, JK Hobbs, M Jahr, M Lehmann
Soft Matter 6(21) 5390-5396 (2010)

 

X-shaped plasmonic antenna on a quantum cascade laser
D Austin , N Mullin, I Luxmoore, IC Sandall, AG Cullis, A Bismuto, J Faist, JK Hobbs, LR Wilson Appl. Phys. Letts. 96(15), 151105 (2010)

Variation of Lattice Parameters with Fold State in the Ultralong n-Alkanes
TD Lord, JK Hobbs, AE Terry, A Kvick, S Hanna Macromolecules  43(7), 3365-3375 (2010)

2009

Understanding self-poisoning phenomenon in crystal growth of short-chain polymers
Y Ma, B Qi, G. Ungar, JK Hobbs, W Hu J. Phys. Chem. B, 113(41) 13485-13490 (2009)

Large Scan area Atomic Force Microscope Using a resonant scanner
B Zhao, J Howard-Knight, ADL Humphris, L Kailas, E Ratcliffe, S Foster, JK Hobbs Review of Scientific Instruments 80(9) 093707 (2009)

Watching processes in soft matter with scanning probe microscopy
JK Hobbs, N Mullin, CHM Weber, OE Farrance, C Vasilev Materials Today (invited review) 12 (7-8), 26-33 (2009)

How atomic force microscopy has contributed to our understanding of polymer crystallization
JK Hobbs, OE Farrance, L Kailas
Polymer (feature article – invited review) 50, 4281–4292 (2009)

Polymer crystallization under nano confinement of droplets studied by molecular simulations
Y Ma, OE Farrance, JK Hobbs, G. Reiter, WB Hu Faraday Discussions, 143, 129-141 (2009)

The observation of rapid surface growth during the crystallization of polyhydroxybutyrate
Oliver E Farrance, Richard AL Jones, Jamie K Hobbs Polymer 50, 3730-3738 (2009)

Immobilizing live bacteria for AFM imaging of cellular processes
L. Kailas, E. C. Ratcliffe, E. J. Hayhurst, M. G. Walker, S. J. Foster and J. K. Hobbs
Ultramicroscopy 109, 775-780 (2009)

“Torsional tapping” atomic force microscopy using T-shaped cantilevers
Nic Mullin, Cvetelin Vasilev, Jaimey D. Tucker, C. Neil Hunter, Christa H. M. Weber and Jamie K. Hobbs
Applied Physics Letters 94, 173109/1-173109/3 (2009)

Micrometer- and Nanometer-Scale Photopatterning Using 2-Nitrophenylpropyloxycarbonyl-Protected Aminosiloxane Monolayers
Alang Ahmad, Shahrul A.; Wong, Lu Shin; ul-Haq, Ehtsham; Hobbs, Jamie K.; Leggett, Graham J.; Micklefield, Jason.
Journal of the American Chemical Society 131 (4), 1513-1522 (2009)

2008

Video rate atomic force microscopy using low stiffness, low resonant frequency cantilever
Howard-Kinght, J.P.; Hobbs J.K.
Applied Physics Letters 93 104101 (2008)

Cell wall peptidoglycan architecture in Bacillus subtilis
Hayhurst, Emma J.; Kailas, Lekshmi; Hobbs, Jamie K.; Foster, Simon J.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 105 (38), 14603-14608,S14603/1-S14603/14 (2008)

Torsional resonance atomic force microscopy in water
N Mullin, J Hobbs
Applied Physics Letters 92, 053103/1-053103/3 (2008)

Understanding crystal orientation in quasi-one-dimensional polymer systems
Ma, Yu; Hu, Wenbing; Hobbs, Jamie; Reiter, Guenter.
Soft Matter 4 (3), 540-543 (2008)

2007

A Real-Time Study of Homogeneous Nucleation, Growth, and Phase Transformations in Nanodroplets of Low Molecular Weight Isotactic Polypropylene Using AFM
Kailas, Lekshmi; Vasilev, Cvetelin; Audinot, Jean-Nicolas; Migeon, Henri-Noeel; Hobbs, Jamie K.
Macromolecules 40 (20), 7223-7230 (2007)

2006

In situ atomic force microscopy of the melting of melt crystallized polyethylene
JK Hobbs
Polymer 47 (15), 5566-5573 (2006)

Imaging block copolymer crystallization in real-time with the atomic force microscope
JK Hobbs, R Register
Macromolecules 39, 703-710 (2006)

VideoAFM – A new tool for high speed surface analysis
JK Hobbs, C Vasilev, ADL Humphris
The Analyst 131, 251-256 (2006)

2005

Real time observation of crystallization in polyethylene oxide with video rate atomic force microscopy
JK Hobbs, C Vasilev, ADL Humphris
Polymer 46, 10226-10236 (2005)

A mechanical microscope – high speed atomic force microscopy
ADL Humphris, MJ Miles, JK Hobbs
Applied Physics Letters 86, 034106 (2005)

2004

Crystallization of hydroxybutyrate oligomers: Part 3. Unfolding transitions followed in real time using SAXS and WAXS
J Li, SJ Organ, AE Terry, JK Hobbs, PJ Barham
Polymer 45 (26), 8937-8947 (2004)

Crystallization of hydroxybutyrate oligomers. Part 2. Growth and thickening of solution grown crystals observed in situ using synchrotron radiation
J Li, SJ Organ, AE Terry, JK Hobbs, PJ Barham
Polymer 45 (26), 8925-8936 (2004)

Crystallization of hydroxybutyrate oligomers: 1. morphology and folding
J Li, SJ Organ, JK Hobbs, AE Terry, PJ Barham
Polymer 45 (26), 8913-8923 (2004)

In situ annealing and thickening of single crystals of C294H590 observed by atomic force microscopy
N Sanz, JK Hobbs, MJ Miles
Langmuir 20 (14), 5989-5997 (2004)

Reorganization and Melting of Polyethylene Single Crystals: Complementary TEM, DSC, and Real-Time AFM Studies
SJ Organ, JK Hobbs, MJ Miles
Macromolecules 37, 4562-4572 (2004)

Supramoleclar dendritic liquid quasicrystals
X Zeng, G Ungar, Y Liu, V Percec, AE Dulcey, JK Hobbs
Nature 428, 157-160 (2004)

2003

In-situ AFM of polymer crystallization
JK Hobbs
Chinese J. Polym. Sci. 21 (2), 135-140 (2003)

In-situ synchrotron study of the solution crystallization of ultralong alkanes from dilute solution
AE Terry, JK Hobbs, SJ Organ, PJ Barham
Polymer 44 (10), 3001-3008 (2003)

A real-time wide-angle X-ray scattering study of crystal thickening in ultralong alkanes
AE Terry, TL Phillips, JK Hobbs
Macromolecules 36 (9), 3240-3244 (2003)

Ultrahigh-speed scanning near-field optical microscopy capable of over 100 frames per second
ADL Humphris, JK Hobbs, MJ Miles
Appl. Phys. Lett. 83 (1), 6-8 (2003)

An atomic force microscopy observation of poly(vinylidene fluoride) banded spherulites
A Toda, T Arita, M Hikosaka, JK Hobbs, MJ Miles
J. Macromol. Sci. - Phys. B 42 (3-4), 753-760 (2003)

2002

Time-Resolved WAXD and SAXS Investigations on Butyl Branched Alkane at Elevated Pressures
A Rastogi, JK Hobbs, S Rastogi
Macromolecules 35, 5861-5868 (2002)

2001

In-Situ Atomic Force Microscopy of Polyethylene Crystallization. 1. Crystallization from an Oriented Backbone
JK Hobbs, ADL Humphris, MJ Mile
Macromolecules 34, 5508-5519 (2001)

Some Recent Developments in SPM of Crystalline Polymers
JK Hobbs, AK Winkel, TJ McMaster, ADL Humphris, AA Baker, S Blakely, M Aissaoui, MJ Miles
Macromolecular Symposia 167, 1 (2001)

Direct Observation of Polyethylene Shish-Kebab Crystallization Using in-Situ Atomic Force Microscopy
JK Hobbs, MJ Miles
Macromolecules 34, 353-355 (2001)

Crystallization and isothermal thickening of single crystals of C246H494 in dilute solution
JK Hobbs, MJ Hill and PJ Barham
Polymer 42 (5) 2167-2176 (2001)

2000

Annealing and melting of long-chain alkane single crystals observed by atomic force microscopy
AK Winkel, JK Hobbs, MJ Miles
Polymer 41 (25), 8791 (2000)

Isothermal thickening of single crystals of C294H590 in dilute solution
JK Hobbs, MJ Hill, PJ Barham
Polymer 41 (25) 8761 (2000)

Spiralling optical morphologies in spherulites of poly(hydroxybutyrate)
JK Hobbs, DR Binger, A Keller, PJ Barham
J. Pol. Sci. Pol. Phys 38 (12) 1575 (2000)

1999

Experimentally determined temperature-concentration phase diagrams of monodisperse alkanes with chains containing between 100 and 200 carbons
JK Hobbs, MJ Hill, A Keller, PJ Barham
J. Pol. Sci.: Pol. Phys. Ed. 37 (22) 3188 (1999)

The fracture of poly(hydroxybutyrate). Part III: Fracture morphology in thin films and bulk systems
JK Hobbs, PJ Barham
Journal of Materials Science 34, no19, pp. 4831-4844 

1998

Correlation between main chain chirality and crystal ''twist'' direction in polymer spherulites
KL Singfield, JK Hobbs, A Keller
J. Crys. Growth  183, No.4, pp.683-689 (1998)

The fracture of poly(hydroxybutyrate) Part I: Fracture mechanics study during ageing
JK Hobbs
J. Mater. Sci. 33, p. 2509 (1998)

The fracture of poly(hydroxybutyrate) Part II: Fracture mechanics study after annealing
JK Hobbs, PJ Barham
J. Mat. Sci. 33, p. 2515 (1998)

1997

AFM study of in situ real time polymer crystallization and spherulite structure
T.J. McMaster, J.K. Hobbs, P.J. Barham, M.J. Miles
Probe Microscopy 1, 43 (1997)

Direct observations of the growth of spherulites of poly(hydroxybutyrate-co-valerate) using atomic force microscopy
JK Hobbs, TJ  McMaster, MJ Miles, PJ Barham
Polymer 39 (12), 2437-2446 (1997)

The effect of water on the crystallization of poly(hydroxybutyrate)
J.K. Hobbs, P.J. Barham
Polymer 38 (15), 3879 (1997)

1996

Monitoring degradation of poly(hydroxybutyrate by fracture toughness measurements
J.K. Hobbs, K.E. Sykes, T.J. McMaster, P.J. Barham
Journal of Environmental Polymer Degradation 4 (4), 235-241 (1996)

Cracking in spherulites of poly(hydroxybutyrate)
J.K. Hobbs, T. McMaster, M. Miles, P.J. Barham
Polymer 37 (15), 3241-3246 (1996)

1992

On the origin of the multiple endotherms in PEEK
M. Lattimer, J.K. Hobbs, M.J. Hill, P.J. Barham
Polymer 33 (18), p. 3971-3973 (1992)