Links to some of my previous work


Nanotechnology editorials:

(a selection from the past 40+ editorials for Nanotechnology)



















Nanophotonics and plasmonics: a great look for the International Year of Light:

Nanotechnology 26, 090201 (2015)


Upconversion: when two wrongs make a right Nanotechnology 25, 480201 (2014)


An intelligent approach to nanotechnology Nanotechnology 24, 450201 (2013)


Scanning probe microscopy: a visionary development Nanotechnology 24, 290201 (2013)



Physical behaviour at the nanoscale: a model for fertile research Nanotechnology 24, 250201 (2013)


Invest in ...

Country focussed science and technology pieces



Invest in South Africa 2015


Invest in China 2014


International Science Grid This Week


Cryptography: Making elliptic communication cryptic

R and D Projects Articles:

(articles written for Insight Publishers from interviews with researchers)










Scaling up nanoenhanced fire retardant plastics




A light-weight match for fossil fuels




Connecting strengths in European nanotechnology


Nature Photonics News&Views:



Carbon nanotubes: A quantum light source

Nature Photonics 2, 459 - 460 (2008)