70 Kilian, S., McCarthy, K., Stokes, K., Adegoke, T.E., Conroy, M., Amiinu, I.S., Geaney, H., Kennedy, T., Ryan, K.M.* Direct Growth of Si, Ge, and Si–Ge Heterostructure Nanowires Using Electroplated Zn: An Inexpensive Seeding Technique for Li-Ion Alloying Anodes. Small. 2005433. (2021)


69 McNulty, D., Geaney, H., Ramasse, Q., O’Dwyer, C.*, Long Cycle Life, Highly Ordered SnO2/GeO2 Nanocomposite Inverse Opal Anode Materials for Li‐Ion Batteries. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2005073. (2020)

68 Zhou, P., Collins, G., Hens, Z., Ryan, K.M., Geaney, H.*, Singh, S*. Colloidal WSe2 nanocrystals as anodes for lithium-ion batteries Nanoscale 12 , 22307-22316 (2020)

67 Amiinu, I.S., Kapuria, N., Adegoke, T.E., Holzinger, A., Geaney, H., Scanlon, M.D., Ryan, K.M*. Evolution of Hierarchically Layered Cu-Rich Silicide Nanoarchitectures Cryst. Growth Des. 20, 10, 6677–6682 (2020)

66 Aminu, I. S., Geaney, H., Imtiaz, S., Adegoke, T. E., Kapuria, N., Collins, G. A., Ryan, K. M.*, A Copper Silicide Nanofoam Current Collector for Directly Grown Si Nanowire Networks and their Application as Lithium‐Ion Anodes. Adv. Funct. Mater. 30, 2003278 (2020)

65 Stokes, K., Kennedy, T.*, Kim, G.T., Geaney, H., Storan, D., Laffir, F., Battista, G., Appetecchi, Passerini, S., Ryan, K.M*. Influence of Carbonate-Based Additives on the Electrochemical Performance of Si NW Anodes Cycled in an Ionic Liquid Electrolyte Nano Lett. 2020, 20, 10, 7011–7019 (2020)

64 Davitt, F., Stokes, K., Collins, T.W., Roldan-Gutierrez, M., Robinson, F., Geaney, H., Biswas, S.*, Chang, S.L.Y., Ryan, K.M., Reid, G., Holmes, J.D. Two-Dimensional SnSe Nanonetworks: Growth and Evaluation for Li-ion Battery Applications ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2020, 3, 7, 6602–6610 (2020)


63 Stokes, K., Geaney, H., Sheehan, M., Borsa, D., Ryan K.M*. Copper Silicide Nanowires as Hosts for Amorphous Si Deposition as a Route to Produce High Capacity Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes Nano Lett. 19, 12, 8829–8835 (2019)

62 Culebras, M., Geaney, H., Beaucamp, A., Upadhyaya, P., Dalton, E., Ryan, K.M., Collins, M.N.* Bio‐derived Carbon Nanofibres from Lignin as High‐Performance Li‐Ion Anode Materials ChemSusChem 12, 19, 4516-4521 (2019)

61 Ren, H., Wang, M., Li, Z., Laffir, F., Brennan, G., Sun, Y., Stokes, K., Geaney, H.,  O’Reilly, E.J., Gao, P., Liu, N., McCarthy, C., Ryan, K.M.* Synthesis and Characterization of CuZnSe2 Nanocrystals in Wurtzite, Zinc Blende, and Core–Shell Polytypes Chem. Mater. 31, 24, 10085-10093 (2019)

60 Geaney, H., Bree, G.; Stokes, K.; Kennedy, T.; Ryan, K.M.* Highlighting the Importance of Full-cell Testing for High Performance Anode Materials Comprising Li Alloying Nanowires. Revisions stage, J Electrochem. Soc. 166 (13), A2784 (2019)

59 Geaney, H., Bree, G.; Stokes, K.; Collins, G.A.; Saana Amiinu, I.; Kennedy, T.; Ryan, K.M.,* High Mass Loading Germanium Nanowire Anodes (1mg/cm2) for Lithium ion Batteries by Direct Growth on Textured Copper. Chem. Commun. 55, 7780-7783 (2019)

58 Bree, G., Geaney, H., Ryan, K.M.,* Electrophoretic Deposition of Tin Sulfide Nanocubes as High Performance Lithium‐Ion Battery Anodes. ChemElectroChem,  6, 3049–3056, (2019)

57 Stokes, K., Boonen, W., Geaney, H., Kennedy, T., Borsa, D., Ryan, K.M.,* A Tuneable Core Shell Nanowire Active Material for High Capacity Li-Ion Battery Anodes Comprising of PECVD Deposited aSi on Directly Grown Ge Nanowires. ACS Appl. Mater Interfaces, 11, 21, 19372-19380 (2019)

56 Tofail, SAM.;* Mouras, R.; McNamara, K.; Patyk-Kazmierczak, E.; Geaney, H.;  Zaworotko, M.; Ryan, K. M.; Soulimane, T.; Silien, C.; Kopani, M. Multimodal Surface Analyses of Chemistry and Structure of Biominerals in Rodent Pineal Gland Concretions. Appl. Surf. Sci. ,469,378-386, (2019)


55 Bree, G.; Geaney, H.; Ryan, K. M.* Common Battery Anode Testing Protocols Are Not Suitable for New Combined Alloying and Conversion Materials, ChemElectroChem, 5, 23, 3757-3763, (2018)

54 Foley, S.; Geaney, H.; Bree, G.; Ryan, K.M.* Layered Bimetallic Metal-Organic Material Derived Cu2SnS3/SnS2/C Composite for Anode Applications in Lithium-Ion Batteries, ChemElectroChem, 5, 23, 3764-3770, (2018)

53 Sheehan, M.; Ramasse, Q. M.; Geaney, H.; Ryan, K.M.* Linear Heterostructured Ni2Si/Si Nanowires with Abrupt Interfaces Synthesised in Solution, Nanoscale, 10, 40, 19182-19187, (2018)

52 Bree, G.; Geaney, H.; Stokes, K.; Ryan, K.M.* Aligned Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide Nanorods as Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes with High Specific Capacities, J Phys Chem C., 122, 35, 20090-20098, (2018)

51 Stokes, K.; Fynn, G.; Geaney, H., Bree, G., Ryan, K.M.* Axial Si-Ge Heterostructure Nanowires as Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes, Nano Lett., 18, 9, 5569-5575, (2018)

50 Foley, S; Geaney, H; Bree, Gerard; Ryan, K. M.* Copper Sulfide (CuxS) Nanowire-in-Carbon Composites Formed from Direct Sulfurization of the Metal-Organic Framework HKUST-1 and Their Use as Li-Ion Battery Cathodes Adv. Funct. Mater., 28,19, 1800587, (2018)

49 Bree, G.; Coughlan, C.; Geaney, H.; Ryan, K. M.* Investigation into the Selenization Mechanisms of Wurtzite CZTS Nanorods, ACS Appl. Mater. & Interfaces,  10,8, 7117-7125, (2018)

48 McNulty, D.; Geaney, H; Buckley, D.; O’ Dwyer, C.* High Capacity Binder-Free nanocrystalline GeO2 Inverse Opal Anodes for Li-ion Batteries with Long Cycle Life and Stable Cell Voltage. Nano Energy, 43, 11-21, (2018)


47 Stokes, K.; Geaney, H.; Flynn, G.; Sheehan, M.; Kennedy, T.; Ryan, K. M.* Direct Synthesis of Alloyed Si1–xGex Nanowires for Performance-Tunable Lithium Ion Battery Anodes. ACS Nano, 11, 10, 10088–10096, (2017)

46 Kim, G.-T.; Kennedy, T.; Brandon, M.; Geaney, H.; Ryan, K. M.; Passerini, S.; Appetecchi, G. B.* Behavior of Germanium and Silicon Nanowire Anodes with Ionic Liquid Electrolytes. ACS Nano,11, 6, 5933-5943, (2017)

45 Sheehan, M.; Guo, Y.; Flynn, G.; Geaney, H.; Ryan, K. M.* The Selective Synthesis of Nickel Germanide Nanowires and Nickel Germanide Seeded Germanium Nanowires within a Solvent Vapour Growth System. CrystEngComm 19 (15), 2072-2078. (2017)

44 Geaney, H.; O’Dwyer, C.* Tailoring Asymmetric Discharge-Charge Rates and Capacity Limits to Extend Li-O2 Battery Cycle Life. ChemElectroChem 4, 628– 635. (2017)

43 Glynn, C.; Geaney, H.; McNulty, D.; O’Connell, J.; Holmes, J.D.; O’Dwyer. C.* Patterning optically clear films: Coplanar Transparent and Color-Contrasted Thin Films from Interdiffused Electrodeposited and Solution-Processed Metal Oxides. J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 35, 2, 020602. (2017)

42 McNulty, D., Geaney, H., Carroll, E., Garvey, S., Lonergan, A., & O’Dwyer, C.* The Effect of Particle Size, Morphology and C-rates on 3D Structured Co3O4 Inverse Opal Conversion Mode Anode Materials. Mater. Res. Express 4, (2), 025011. (2017)

41 McNulty, D., Geaney, H., O’Dwyer, C.* Carbon-Coated Honeycomb Ni-Mn-Co-O Inverse Opal: A High Capacity Ternary Transition Metal Oxide Anode for Li-ion Batteries. Sci. Rep., 7. (2017)

40 Vankova, S., Francia, C., Amici, J., Zeng, J., Bodoardo, S., Penazzi, N., Collins, G., Geaney, H. O’Dwyer, C.* 2017. Influence of Binders and Solvents on Stability of Ru/RuOx Nanoparticles on ITO Nanocrystals as Li–O2 Battery Cathodes. ChemSusChem, 10, (3), 575-586. (2017)


39 Collins, G.; Armstrong, E.; McNulty, D.; O’Hanlon, S.; Geaney, H.; O’Dwyer, C.* 2D and 3D Photonic Crystal Materials for Photocatalysis and Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion. Sci. Tech. Adv. Mater. 17 (1), 563-582 (2016)

38  Glynn, C.; McNulty, D.; Geaney, H.; O’Dwyer, C.* Growing Oxide Nanowires and Nanowire Networks by Solid State Contact Diffusion into Solution‐Processed Thin Films. Small 12 (43), 5954-5962 (2016)

37 Diaz, C.; Barrientos, L.; Carrillo, D.; Valdebenito, J.; Valenzuela, M.L.; Allende, P.;  Geaney, H.; O’Dwyer, C.* Solvent-less Method for Efficient Photocatalytic Alpha-Fe2O3 Nanoparticles using Macromolecular Polymeric Precursors, New J. Chem., 40,8,6768-6776 (2016)

36 McSweeney, W.; Glynn, C.; Geaney, H.; Collins, G.; Holmes, J.D.; O’Dwyer, C.* Mesoporosity in Doped Silicon Nanowires from Metal Assisted Chemical Etching Monitored by Phonon Scattering, Semiconductor Science & Technology, 31, 1,014003, (2016)

35 Geaney, H.; McNulty, D.; O’Connell, J.; Holmes. J.D.; O’Dwyer, C.* Assessing Charge Contribution from Thermally Treated Ni Foam as Current Collectors for Li-ion Batteries. J. Electrochem. Soc. 163 (8), A1805-A1811 (2016)

34 McNulty, D.; Geaney, H.; Armstrong, E.; O’Dwyer, C.* High Performance Inverse Opal Li-ion Battery with Paired Intercalation and Conversion Mode Electrodes. J. Mater. Chem. A 4, 4448-4456 (2016)

33 Geaney, H.; O’Dwyer, C.* Examining the Role of Electrolyte and Binders in Determining Discharge Product Morphology and Cycling Performance of Carbon Cathodes in Li-O2 Batteries. J. Electrochem. Soc., 163 (2), A43-A49, (2016)


32 McSweeney, W.; Glynn, C.; Geaney, H.; Collins, G.; Holmes, J. D.; O’Dwyer, C.* Mesoporosity in Doped Silicon Nanowires from Metal Assisted Chemical Etching Monitored by Phonon Scattering. Semicond. Sci. Technol. 31 (1), 014003. (2015)

31 Armstrong, E.; McNulty, D.; Geaney, H.; O’Dwyer, C.* Electrodeposited Structurally Stable V2O5 Inverse Opal Networks as High Performance Thin Film Lithium Batteries. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 7 (48), 27006–27015, (2015)

30 Glynn, C.; Creedon, D.; Geaney, H.; Armstrong, E.; Collins, T.; Morris, M. A.; O’Dwyer, C.* Linking Precursor Alterations to Nanoscale Structure and Optical Transparency in Polymer Assisted Fast-Rate Dip-Coating of Vanadium Oxide Thin Films, Sci. Rep. 5, 11574, (2015)

29 Mullane, E., Geaney, H. & Ryan, K.* Synthesis of Silicon–Germanium Axial Nanowire Heterostructures in a Solvent Vapor Growth System using Indium and Tin Catalysts Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 6919-6924, (2015).

28 Geaney, H. & O’Dwyer, C.* Electrochemical Investigation of the Role of MnO2 Nanorod Catalysts in Water containing and Anhydrous Electrolytes for Li–O2 Battery Applications Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 6748-6759, (2015).


27 McSweeney, W., Geaney, H. & O’Dwyer, C.* Metal Assisted Chemical Etching of Silicon and the Behaviour of Nanoscale Silicon Materials as Li-ion Battery Anodes Nano Res. 8, 5, 1395-1442  (2014)

26 Osiak, M., Geaney, H., Armstrong, E. & O’Dwyer, C.* Structuring Materials for Lithium-ion Batteries: Advancements in Nanomaterial Structure, Composition, and Defined Assembly on Cell Performance J. Mater. Chem. A 2, 9433-9460, (2014).

25 Mullane, E., Kennedy, T., Geaney, H. & Ryan, K.M.* A Rapid, Solvent-Free Protocol for the Synthesis of Germanium Nanowire Lithium-ion Anodes with a Long Cycle Life and High Rate Capability ACS Appl. Mater. & Interfaces  6, 21, 18800–18807, (2014).

24 McSweeney, W., Lotty, O., Glynn, C., Geaney, H., Holmes, J.D. & O’ Dwyer,C.* The Influence of Carrier Density and Doping Type on Lithium Insertion and Extraction Processes at Silicon Surfaces Electrochimica Acta 135, 356-367, (2014).

23 Kennedy, T., Mullane, E., Geaney, H., Osiak, M., O’ Dwyer, C. & Ryan., K.M.*  High Performance Germanium Nanowire based Lithium-ion Battery Anodes Extending over 1000 Cycles Through In-situ Formation of a Continuous Porous Network Nano Lett., 14, 2, 716–723, (2014).

22 Glynn, C., Creedon, D., Geaney, H., O’ Connell, J., Holmes, J.D. & O’ Dwyer, C.*  Optimizing Vanadium Pentoxide Thin Films and Multilayers from Dip-Coated Nanofluid Precursors ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 6, 3, 2031–2038, (2014).

21 Geaney, H., O’Connell, J., Holmes, J.D. & O’ Dwyer, C.* On the Use of Gas Diffusion Layers as Current Collectors in Li-O2 Battery Cathodes J. Electrochem. Soc. 161, A1964-A1968, (2014).

20 Diaz, C., Platoni, S., Molina, A., Valenzuela, M.L., Geaney, H., & O’ Dwyer, C.* Novel Solid-State Route to Nanostructured Tin, Zinc and Cerium Oxides as Potential Materials for Sensors J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 14, 6748-6753, (2014).

19 Bilousov, O.V., Carvajal, J.J., Geaney, H., Zubialevich, V.Z., Parbrook, P.J.,  Martínez, O., Jiménez, J., Díaz, F., Aguiló, M., & O’ Dwyer., C.* Fully Porous GaN p–n Junction Diodes Fabricated by Chemical Vapor Deposition ACS Appl. Mater. & Interfaces, 6, 20, 17954–17964, (2014).

18 Bilousov, O.V., Carvajal, J.J., Mena, J., Martínez, O., Jiménez, J., Geaney, H.,  Díaz, F., Aguiló, M., & O’ Dwyer, C.* Epitaxial Growth of (0001) Oriented Porous GaN Layers by Chemical Vapour Deposition. Cryst. Eng. Comm 16, 10255-10261, (2014).

17 Bhatt, M. D.,# Geaney, H.,# Nolan, M. & O’Dwyer, C.* Key Scientific Challenges in Current Rechargeable Non-Aqueous Li-O2 Batteries: Experiment and Theory. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 16, 12093-12130, (2014).

16 Armstrong, E., Osiak, M., Geaney, H., Glynn, C. & O’Dwyer, C.* 2D and 3D vanadium Oxide Inverse Opals and Hollow Sphere Arrays. Cryst. Eng. Comm, 16, 10804-10815,  (2014).


15 Mullane, E., Kennedy, T., Geaney, H., Dickinson, C. & Ryan, K. M.* Synthesis of Tin Catalyzed Silicon and Germanium Nanowires in a Solvent–Vapor System and Optimization of the Seed/ Nanowire Interface for Dual Lithium Cycling. Chem.  Mater. 25, 1816-1822, (2013).

14 McSweeney, W., Lotty, O., Mogili, N.V.V., Glynn, C., Geaney, H., Tanner, D.,  Holmes, J.D. & O’Dwyer, C.* Doping Controlled Roughness and Defined Mesoporosity in Chemically Etched Silicon Nanowires with Tunable Conductivity. J. Appl. Phys. 114, 034309, (2013).

13 Geaney, H., Mullane, E. & Ryan, K.M.* Solution Phase Synthesis of Silicon and Germanium Nanowires. J. Mater. Chem. C 1, 4996-5007, (2013).

12 Geaney, H., Mullane, E., Ramasse, Q. M. & Ryan, K.M.* Atomically Abrupt Silicon–Germanium Axial Heterostructure Nanowires Synthesized in a Solvent Vapor Growth System. Nano Lett. 13, 1675-1680, (2013).

11 Docampo, P., Ivaturi, A., Gunning, R.D., Diefenbach, S., Kirkpatrick, J., Palumbiny, C.M., Sivaram, V., Geaney, H., Schmidt-Mendece, L., Welland, M.E. & Snaith, H.J.* The Influence of 1D, Meso-and Crystal Structures on Charge Transport and Recombination in Solid-State Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. J. Mater. Chem. A 1, 12088-12095 (2013).

10 Bilousov, O.V., Geaney, H., Carvajal, J.J., Zubialevich, V.Z., Parbrook, P.J.,  Giguère, A., Drouin, D., Díaz, F., Aguiló M. & O’ Dwyer, C.* Fabrication of p-Type Torous GaN on Silicon and Epitaxial GaN. Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 112103 (2013).


9 Singh, A., Geaney, H., Laffir, F. & Ryan, K.M.* Colloidal Synthesis of Wurtzite Cu2ZnSnS4 Nanorods and their Perpendicular Assembly. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 2910-2913 (2012).

8 Mullane, E., Geaney, H. & Ryan, K.M.* Size Controlled Growth of Germanium Nanorods and Nanowires by Solution Pyrolysis Directly on a Substrate. Chem. Commun. 48, 5446-5448 (2012).

7 Geaney, H., Kennedy, T., Dickinson, C., Mullane, E., Singh, A., Laffir, F. & Ryan, K.M.* High Density Growth of Indium seeded Silicon Nanowires in the Vapor phase of a High Boiling Point Solvent. Chem. Mater. 24, 2204-2210 (2012).

6 Geaney, H., Dickinson, C., O’ Dwyer, C., Mullane, E., Singh, A. & Ryan, K.M.* Growth of Crystalline Copper Silicide Nanowires in High Yield within a High Boiling Point Solvent System. Chem. Mater. 24, 4319-4325 (2012).

2011 and before

5 Geaney, H., Dickinson, C., Weng, W., Kiely, C.J., Barrett, C.A., Gunning, R.D. & Ryan, K.M.* Role of Defects and Growth Directions in the Formation of Periodically Twinned and Kinked Unseeded Germanium Nanowires. Cryst. Growth & Des. 11, 3266-3272 (2011)

4 Geaney, H., Dickinson, C., Barrett, C.A. & Ryan, K.M.* High Density Germanium Nanowire Growth Directly from Copper Foil by Self-Induced Solid Seeding. Chem.  Mater. 23, 4838-4843 (2011)

3 Barrett, C.A.,# Geaney, H.,# Gunning, R.D., Laffir, F.R. & Ryan, K.M.* Perpendicular Growth of Catalyst-Free Germanium Nanowire Arrays. Chem. Commun. 47, 3843-3845 (2011).

2 O’Sullivan, C. Gunning, R.D., Sanyal, A., Barrett, C.A., Geaney, H., Laffir, F.R.,  Ahmed, S. & Ryan, K.M.* Spontaneous Room Temperature Elongation of CdS and Ag2S Nanorods via Oriented Attachment. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 12250-12257 (2009).

1 Barrett, C.A., Gunning, R.D., Hantschel, T., Arstila, K., O’ Sullivan, C., Geaney, H. & Ryan,  K.M.* Metal Surface Nucleated Supercritical Fluid–Solid–Solid Growth of Si and Ge/SiOx Core–Shell Nanowires. J. Mater. Chem. 20, 135-144 (2009).


Carvajal, J.J., Mena, J., Bilousov, O., Martínez, O., Jiménez,J.,Zubialevich, V.Z. Parbrook,P.J., Geaney,H., O’Dwyer,C., Díaz,F., Fully Porous GaN p-n Junctions Fabricated by Chemical Vapor Deposition: A Green Technology towards More Efficient LEDs ECS Trans. 66 163 (2015)

McSweeney, W., Geaney, H., Glynn, C., McNulty, D. & O’Dwyer, C.* Pseudocapacitive Charge Storage at Nanoscale Silicon Electrodes. ECS Trans. 66, 39-48 (2015)

Glynn, C., Aureau, D., O’Hanlon, S., Daly, L., Geaney, H., Collins, G., Etcheberry, A. & O’Dwyer, C.* Precursor Concentration and Substrate Effects on High Rate Dip-Coated Vanadium Oxide Thin Films. ECS Trans. 64, 1-9 (2015).

Geaney, H., Collins, G., Glynn, C., Holmes, J. D. & O’ Dwyer, C.* Palladium Nanoparticles as Catalysts for Li-O2 Battery Cathodes. ECS Transactions 58, 21-29 (2014).

Glynn, C., Osiak, M., McSweeney, W., Lotty, O., Jones, K., Geaney, H., Quiroga-González, E., Holmes, J.D. O’ Dwyer, C.* (Invited) Semiconductor Nanostructures for Antireflection Coatings, Transparent Contacts, Junctionless Thermoelectrics and Li-Ion Batteries. ECS Transactions 53, 25-44 (2013).

O’ Sullivan, C., Gunning, R.D., Barrett, C.A., Singh, A., Geaney, H., Sanyal, A., Ahmed, S., Bala, T. & Ryan, K.M.* Facet Specific Gold Tip Growth on Semiconductor Nanorods. ECS Transactions 25, 17-29 (2009).

Ahmed, S., Barrett, C.A., O’ Sullivan, C., Sanyal, A., Geaney, H., Singh, A., Gunning, R.D. & Ryan, K.M.* Electrophoretic Deposition of Spherical and Rod-Shaped Nanocrystals into Close Packed Superlattices. ECS Transactions 19, 209-219 (2009).