Research Publications for John S Mcdonald-Wharry
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Leveneur, J., Rajan, A., McDonald-Wharry, J., Le Guen, M. -J., Pickering, K., & Kennedy, J. (2018). Structural and chemical changes of cellulose fibres under low energy ion implantations. Surface and Coatings Technology. doi:10.1016/j.surfcoat.2018.04.006
Schmidt,, H. -P., Kua,, H. W., & Mcdonald-Wharry, J. (2017). Biochar building materials and composites. In International Biochar Initiative Educational Webinar Series.
McDonald-Wharry, J. S. (2017). Chars in construction, composites and additive manufacturing: concepts and considerations. In The Australia New Zealand Biochar Conference 2017 Conference Proceedings. AgriFutures Australia.
McDonald-Wharry, J. S., Pickering, K. L., & Manley-Harris, M. (2016). The use of biomass-derived chars in construction and composite materials. In 3rd Asia Pacific Biochar Conference 2016. Chuncheon, Korea.
McDonald-Wharry, J. S., Manley-Harris, M., & Pickering, K. L. (2016). Reviewing, Combining, and Updating the Models for the Nanostructure of Non-Graphitizing Carbons Produced from Oxygen-Containing Precursors. Energy and Fuels, 30(10), 7811-7826. doi:10.1021/acs.energyfuels.6b00917
McDonald-Wharry, J. S. (2015). Constructing Composite Materials from Solid Biomass Pyrolysis Products,. In Advanced Biofuels Research Network: Science Symposium. Conference held Hamilton, New Zealand.
McDonald-Wharry., Manley-Harris, M., & Pickering, K. L. (2015). A comparison of the charring and carbonisation of oxygen-rich precursors with the thermal reduction of graphene oxide. Philosophical Magazine, Online. doi:10.1080/14786435.2015.1108525
McDonald-Wharry, J. S. (2015). Carbonisation of Harakeke (Phormium tenax) Biomass for Potential Application as Composite Reinforcement. (PhD Thesis).
McDonald-Wharry, J. S. (2014). Carbonaceous Materials from the Pyrolysis of biomass: Chemistry, Properties and some Potential Applications. In Advanced Biofuels Research Network: Science Symposium. Conference held Rotorua, New Zealand.
McDonald-Wharry, J., Manley-Harris, M., & Pickering, K. (2013). Carbonisation of biomass-derived chars and the thermal reduction of a graphene oxide sample studied using Raman spectroscopy. Carbon, 59, 383-405. doi:10.1016/j.carbon.2013.03.033