• School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    Accepting PhD Students

    19972016
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    Research Output 1997 2016

    2016

    Advances towards reliable identification and concentration determination of rare cells in peripheral blood

    Alemany Server, R., Martens, D., Jans, K., Bienstman, P. & Hill, D., 16 Mar 2016, In : Proceedings of SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering. 9705, 97050G.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    Open Access
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    blood
    Blood
    Tumors
    Tumor
    tumors

    An advance Towards the Synthesis of Ag Nanorod Arrays with Controlled Surface Roughness for SERS Substrates

    Gómez-Gómez, M., Calderón, J., Abargues, R., Rodríguez-Cantó, P. J., Suárez, I., Pastor, J. P. M. & Hill, D., 17 Feb 2016, In : Materials Today: Proceedings. 3, 2, p. 294-302 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Nanorods
    Surface roughness
    Opacity
    Surface plasmon resonance
    Substrates
    2015

    Characterization of porous alumina membranes for efficient, real-time, flow through biosensing

    Sola, L., Álvarez, J., Cretich, M., Swann, M. J., Chiari, M. & Hill, D., 5 Feb 2015, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 476, p. 128-135 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Aluminum Oxide
    Alumina
    aluminum oxides
    membranes
    Membranes

    Nanophotonic biosensors within lab on chip optical systems

    Hill, D., 1 Jan 2015, PHOTOPTICS 2015 - 3rd International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology, Proceedings. Ribeiro, P. A. & Raposo, M. (eds.). SciTePress, Vol. 2. p. 60-68 9 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    bioinstrumentation
    chips
    refractivity
    sensors
    membranes

    Polarimetric Plasmonic Sensing with Bowtie Nanoantenna Arrays

    Calderón, J., Álvarez, J., Martinez-Pastor, J. & Hill, D., 1 Jun 2015, In : Plasmonics. 10, 3, p. 703-711 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Nanostructures
    Biosensing Techniques
    Light polarization
    Transducers
    Biosensors
    2014

    A real time immunoassay in alumina membranes

    Álvarez, J., Sola, L., Cretich, M., Swann, M. J., Gylfasson, K. B., Volden, T., Chiari, M. & Hill, D., 15 Dec 2014, In : Proceedings of IEEE Sensors. 2014-December, December, p. 1760-1763 4 p., 6985365.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    Open Access
    Alumina
    Membranes
    Polarimeters
    Fluidics
    Biosensors

    Bowtie plasmonic nanoantenna arrays for polarimetric optical biosensing

    Calderón, J., Álvarez, J., Martínez-Pastor, J. & Hill, D., 5 Mar 2014, In : Proceedings of SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering. 8933, 89330I .

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    Open Access
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    Biosensing
    Plasmonics
    Biosensing Techniques
    Limit of Detection
    Light
    Nanophotonics
    Biosensors
    Assays
    Sensors
    Resonators

    Real time optical immunosensing with flow-through porous alumina membranes

    Álvarez, J., Sola, L., Cretich, M., Swann, M. J., Gylfasson, K. B., Volden, T., Chiari, M. & Hill, D., 31 Oct 2014, In : Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical. 202, p. 834-839 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    immunoassay
    Aluminum Oxide
    Assays
    Lactoglobulins
    Alumina
    2013

    Real-time polarimetric biosensing using macroporous alumina membranes

    Álvarez, J., Sola, L., Platt, G., Cretich, M., Swann, M., Chiari, M., Hill, D. & Martinez-Pastor, J., 28 May 2013, In : Proceedings of SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering. 8765, 87650I .

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    Open Access
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    Biosensing
    Lactoglobulins
    Alumina
    Aluminum Oxide
    Rabbit

    Real-time polarimetric optical sensor using macroporous alumina membranes

    Álvarez, J., Serrano, C., Hill, D. & Martínez-Pastor, J., 1 Apr 2013, In : Optics Letters. 38, 7, p. 1058-1060 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    optical measuring instruments
    aluminum oxides
    membranes
    refractivity
    porosity
    2012

    A polarimetric sensor based on nanoporous free standing membranes

    Bettotti, P., Kumar, N., Pavesi, L., Alvarez, J. & Hill, D., 1 Dec 2012, In : IEEE Sensors Proceedings .

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    Membranes
    Porous silicon
    Sensors
    Depolarization
    Microarrays

    Highly-sensitive anisotropic porous silicon based optical sensors

    Álvarez, J., Bettotti, P., Kumar, N., Suárez, I., Hill, D. & Martínez-Pastor, J., 31 Jan 2012, In : Proceedings of SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering. 8212, 821209 .

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    Open Access
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    Porous Silicon
    Birefringence
    Optical Sensor
    Porous silicon
    Optical sensors

    Phase-sensitive detection for optical sensing with porous silicon

    Álvarez, J., Kumar, N., Bettotti, P., Hill, D. & Martínez-Pastor, J., 25 Jun 2012, In : IEEE Photonics Journal. 4, 3, p. 986-995 10 p., 6205328.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Porous silicon
    porous silicon
    membranes
    Membranes
    interrogation

    Simulation of surface-modified porous silicon photonic crystals for biosensing applications

    Suárez, I., Chirvony, V., Hill, D. & Martínez-Pastor, J., 1 Jun 2012, In : Photonics and Nanostructures - Fundamentals and Applications. 10, 3, p. 304-311 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Porous silicon
    Photonic crystals
    porous silicon
    Polymers
    photonics
    2011

    Advances in Nanophotonic Sensing Technologies During Three International Label-Free Lab-On-Chip Projects

    Hill, D., 1 Dec 2011, In : BioNanoScience. 1, 4, p. 162-172 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Nanophotonics
    Labels
    Sensor arrays
    Microfluidics
    Transducers

    Birefringent porous silicon membranes for optical sensing

    Álvarez, J., Bettotti, P., Suárez, I., Kumar, N., Hill, D., Chirvony, V., Pavesi, L. & Martínez-Pastor, J., 19 Dec 2011, In : Optics Express. 19, 27, p. 26106-26116 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    porous silicon
    membranes
    depolarization
    birefringence
    environment effects
    2010

    Microfluidic and transducer technologies for lab on a chip applications

    Hill, D., Sandström, N., Gylfason, K., Carlborg, F., Karlsson, M., Haraldsson, T., Sohlström, H., Russom, A., Stemme, G., Claes, T., Bienstman, P., Kazmierczak, A., Dortu, F., Bañuls Polo, M. J., Maquieira, A., Kresbach, G. M., Vivien, L., Popplewell, J., Ronan, G., Barrios, C. A. & 1 others, Van Der Wijngaart, W., 11 Nov 2010, In : 2010 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology. p. 305-307 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    Lab-on-a-chip
    Microfluidics
    Transducers
    Assays
    Point-of-Care Systems

    Real-time label-free biosensing with integrated planar waveguide ring resonators

    Sohlström, H., Gylfason, K. B. & Hill, D., 17 May 2010, In : Proceedings of SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering. 7719, 77190B.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    Open Access
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    Biosensing
    Planar Waveguides
    Ring Resonator
    Planar waveguides
    Sensor Array
    2009

    Light coupling and distribution for Si3N4/SiO2 integrated multichannel single-mode sensing system

    Kaźmierczak, A., Dortu, F., Schrevens, O., Giannone, D., Vivien, L., Marris-Morini, D., Bouville, D., Cassan, E., Gylfason, K. B., Sohlström, H., Sanchez, B., Griol, A. & Hill, D., 1 Dec 2009, In : Optical Engineering. 48, 1, 014401.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Photonics
    couplers
    chips
    alignment
    photonics
    2008

    High efficiency silicon nitride surface grating couplers

    Maire, G., Vivien, L., Sattler, G., Kaźmierczak, A., Sanchez, B., Gylfason, K. B., Griol, A., Marris-Morini, D., Cassan, E., Giannone, D., Sohlström, H. & Hill, D., 7 Jan 2008, In : Optics Express. 16, 1, p. 328-333 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    silicon nitrides
    couplers
    gratings
    wavelengths
    waveguides

    High quality optical microring resonators in Si3N 4/SiO2

    Kaźmierczak, A., Vivien, L., Gylfason, K. B., Sanchez, B., Griol, A., Marris-Morini, D., Cassan, E., Dortu, F., Sohlström, H., Giannone, D. & Hill, D., 1 Dec 2008, ECIO'08 Eindhoven - Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Integrated Optics and Technical Exhibition, Contributed and Invited Papers. p. 313-316 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
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    Optical resonators
    Resonators
    Waveguides
    Wavelength

    Robust hybridization of nanostructured buried integrated optical waveguide systems with on-chip fluid handling for chemical analysis

    Gylfason, K. B., Sánchez, B., Griol, A., Barrios, C. A., Sohlström, H., Bañuls, M. J., González-Pedro, V., Maquieira, A., Holgado, M., Casquel, R., Hill, D. & Stemme, G., 1 Jan 2008, p. 399-401. 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Fluidics
    Optical waveguides
    Chromium
    Optical systems
    Labels

    Ultrahigh sensitivity slot-waveguide biosensor on a highly integrated chip for simultaneous diagnosis of multiple diseases

    Hill, D., 26 Aug 2008, In : 2008 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMs and Nanophotonics. p. 52-53 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    Biosensors
    Waveguides
    Photonics
    Labels
    Assays

    Vertical multiple-slot waveguide ring resonators in silicon nitride

    Vivien, L., Marris-Morini, D., Griol, A., Gylfason, K. B., Hill, D., Álvarez, J., Sohlström, H., Hurtado, J., Bouville, D. & Cassan, E., 27 Oct 2008, In : Optics Express. 16, 22, p. 17237-17242 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    silicon nitrides
    slots
    resonators
    waveguides
    rings
    2007

    A high efficiency silicon nitride grating coupler

    Vivien, L., Maire, G., Sattler, G., Marris-Morini, D., Cassan, E., Laval, S., Kaźmierczak, A., Giannone, D., Sanchez, B., Griol, A., Hill, D., Gylfason, K. B. & Sohlström, H., 15 Oct 2007, In : IEEE International Conference on Group IV Photonics GFP. p. 162-164 3 p., 4347702.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    Silicon nitride
    Demonstrations
    Polarization
    Wavelength
    silicon nitride
    2006

    In-situ monitoring of laser annealing by micro-Raman spectroscopy for hydrogenated silicon nanoparticles produced in radio frequency glow discharge

    Hill, D., Jawhari, T., Cespedes, J. G., García, J. A. & Bertran, E., 1 May 2006, In : Physica Status Solidi (A) Applications and Materials Science. 203, 6, p. 1296-1300 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    laser annealing
    Glow discharges
    Silicon
    Plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition
    glow discharges
    2004

    AFM oxidation of Ti for nanoscale IC applications

    Hill, D., Sadewasser, S. & Aymerich, X., 17 Nov 2004, In : Design and Nature. 6, p. 665-668 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    Atomic force microscopy
    Oxidation
    Anodic oxidation
    Polysilicon
    Integrated circuits
    2003

    AFM oxidation of Ti for nanoscale IC applications

    Hill, D., Sadewasser, S. & Aymerich, X., 1 Jan 2003, Microscopy of Semiconducting Materials 2003. CRC Press, p. 665-668 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Atomic force microscopy
    Oxidation
    Anodic oxidation
    Polysilicon
    Integrated circuits

    MOS based nanocapacitor using C-AFM

    Hill, D., Sadewasser, S. & Aymerich, X., 29 Apr 2003, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 5118, p. 507-514 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    Open Access
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    Atomic Force Microscopy
    Atomic force microscopy
    atomic force microscopy
    Titanium
    SiO2
    2001

    Characterising the surface roughness of AFM grown SiO2 on Si

    Hill, D., Blasco, X., Porti, M., Nafrı́a, M. & Aymerich, X., 1 Jan 2001, In : Microelectronics Reliability. 41, 7, p. 1077-1079 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Oxides
    surface roughness
    Surface roughness
    atomic force microscopy
    oxides

    Topographic characterization of AFM-grown SiO2 on Si

    Blasco, X., Hill, D., Porti, M., Nafría, M. & Aymerich, X., 1 Jun 2001, In : Nanotechnology. 12, 2, p. 110-112 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    Oxides
    Microscopes
    microscopes
    oxides
    Nanoelectronics
    1999

    Incorporation of Ga metalorganic precursors during transients at the start of GaAs growth in CBE

    Hill, D., Farrell, T. & Bullough, T. J., 1 Jan 1999, In : Thin Solid Films. 343-344, 1-2, p. 554-557 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Chemical beam epitaxy
    epitaxy
    anisotropy
    Anisotropy
    Spectroscopy
    1998

    A comparison of the transitory periods in GaAs and AlGaAs CBE growth

    Hill, D., Farrell, T., Joyce, T. B. & Bullough, T. J., 1 Jun 1998, In : Journal of Crystal Growth. 188, 1-4, p. 21-25 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Chemical beam epitaxy
    pressure ratio
    aluminum gallium arsenides
    Anisotropy
    reflectance
    1997

    Transient surface states during the CBE growth of GaAs

    Farrell, T., Hill, D., Joyce, T. B., Bullough, T. J. & Weightman, P., 1 Jan 1997, In : Journal of Crystal Growth. 175-176, PART 2, p. 1217-1222 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Chemical beam epitaxy
    Surface states
    Anisotropy
    Spectroscopy
    reflectance