University of Hertfordshire

Dr Jesus Calvo-Castro

Publications

  1. 2022
  2. Mitochondrial Targeting and Imaging with Small Organic Conjugated Fluorophores: A Review

    Bassin, J., Dimitriadi, M., Cook, M. T., Abelha, T. F. & Calvo-Castro, J., 19 Sep 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Chemistry - A European Journal. 35 p., e202202366.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. Thermal Lens Spectrometry Reveals Thermo-Optical Property Tuning of Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles Prepared by Microfluidics

    Abelha, T., Calvo-Castro, J., Lima, S., Reis Silva, J., Andrade, L., de Mello, J. C., Dreiss, C. A., Green, M. & Dailey, L. A., 18 Jul 2022, In: ACS Applied Polymer Materials. 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  4. Flipped detection of psychoactive substances in complex mixtures using handheld Raman spectroscopy coupled to chemometrics

    Calvo‐Castro, J., Tchakounte, S. N., Guarino, V., Ahmed, A. A. & Stair, J. L., 23 May 2022, In: Journal of Raman Spectroscopy. 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  5. Improved singlet oxygen generation in Rhenium(I) complexes functionalized with a pyridinyl selenoether ligand

    Morelli Frin, K., Henrique de Macedo, L., Santos de Oliveira, S., Cunha, R. & Calvo-Castro, J., 1 Jan 2022, In: Polyhedron. 211, 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  6. 2020
  7. A Design-of-Experiments Approach to Developing Thermoresponsive Gelators From Complex Polymer Mixtures

    Kirton, S., Stair, J., Abou Shamat, M., Calvo-Castro, J. & Cook, M. T., 13 Oct 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Molecular Systems Design and Engineering.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  8. True absolute determination of photoluminescence quantum yields by coupling multiwavelength thermal lens and photoluminescence spectroscopies

    Pereira, T., Warzecha, M., Andrade, L., Reis Silva, J., Baesso, M. L., McHugh, C. J., Calvo-Castro, J. & Lima, S., 7 Oct 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  9. Understanding the contribution of individual amino acid residues in the binding of psychoactive substances to monoamine transporters

    Senior, T., Botha, M., Kennedy, A. R. & Calvo-Castro, J., 21 Jul 2020, In: ACS Omega. 5, 28, p. 17223–17231 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  10. Development of a Neutral Diketopyrrolopyrrole Phosphine Oxide for the Selective Bioimaging of Mitochondria at the Nanomolar Level

    Abelha, T. F., Morris, G., Lima, S., Andrade, L., McLean, A. J., Alexander, C., Calvo-Castro, J. & McHugh, C. J., 9 Mar 2020, In: Chemistry - A European Journal. 26, 14, p. 3173-3180 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  11. 2019
  12. Modifying the Properties of Thermogelling Poloxamer 407 Solutions through Covalent Modification and the Use of Polymer Additives

    Abou Shamat, M., Calvo-Castro, J., Stair, J. & Cook, M., 22 Jul 2019, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics. 220, 16, 1900173.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

  13. Role of H‑Optimization in the Computed Intermolecular Interactions and Charge-Transfer Integrals in Diketopyrrolopyrroles

    Calvo-Castro, J., Kennedy, A. R. & McHugh, C. J., 11 Apr 2019, In: The Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 123, 14, p. 3185-3193 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  14. A 2-D π–π dimer model system to investigate structure-charge transfer relationships in rubrene

    Chung, S. J., McHugh, C. J. & Calvo-Castro, J., 23 Jan 2019, In: Journal of Materials Chemistry C . 2019, 7, p. 2029-2036 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  15. 2018
  16. Detection of Newly Emerging Psychoactive Substances Using Raman Spectroscopy and Chemometrics

    Calvo-Castro, J., Guirguis, A., Samaras, E., Zloh, M., Kirton, S. & Stair, J., 12 Sep 2018, (E-pub ahead of print) In: RSC Advances. 8, 56, p. 31924-31933 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  17. 2017
  18. Drowning in Diversity? A systematic way of clustering a representative set of new psychoactive substances

    Zloh, M., Samaras, E., Calvo-Castro, J., Guirguis, A., Stair, J. & Kirton, S., 17 Nov 2017, (E-pub ahead of print) In: RSC Advances. 7, 84, p. 53181-53191 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  19. Characterisation of chemical composition and structural features of novel antimicrobial nanoparticles

    Ren, G., Calvo-Castro, J., Ciric, L., Edirisinghe, M., Cloutman-Green, E., Illangakoon, U. E., Kang, Q., Mahalingam, S., Matharu, R. K., Wilson, R. M. & Cheong, Y. K., 23 Jun 2017, In: Nanomaterials (Basel, Switzerland). 7, 7, 16 p., 152.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  20. Exploring structure based charge transport relationships in phenyl diketopyrrolopyrrole single crystals using a 2D π–π dimer model system

    Calvo-Castro, J. & McHugh, C. J., 28 Mar 2017, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Journal of Materials Chemistry C . 5, 16, p. 3993-3998 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  21. 2016
  22. Twist and shout: a surprising synergy between aryl and N-substituents defines the computed charge transport properties in a series of crystalline diketopyrrolopyrroles

    Calvo-Castro, J., McHugh, C. J., Kennedy, A. R., Morris, G., Maczka, S. & Thomson, C., 22 Nov 2016, In: CrystEngComm. 18, 48, p. 9382-9390 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  23. Fluorine Directed Two-Dimensional Cruciform π−π Stacking in Diketopyrrolopyrroles

    Calvo-Castro, J., McHugh, C. J., Morris, G. & Kennedy, A. R., 18 Jul 2016, In: Crystal Growth & Design. 16, 9, p. 5385-5393 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  24. Effects of fluorine substitution on the intermolecular interactions, energetics and packing behaviour of N-benzyl substituted diketopyrrolopyrroles

    Calvo-Castro, J., Morris, G., Kennedy, A. R. & McHugh, C. J., 6 Apr 2016, In: Crystal Growth & Design. 16, 4, p. 2371-2384 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  25. Impact of substituent effects on the Raman spectra of structurally related N-substituted diketopyrrolopyrroles

    Calvo-Castro, J., Warzecha, M., McLean, A. J. & McHugh, C. J., 31 Mar 2016, In: Vibrational Spectroscopy. 83, p. 8-16

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  26. Intermolecular interactions and energetics in the crystalline π–π stacks and associated model dimer systems of asymmetric halogenated diketopyrrolopyrroles

    Calvo-Castro, J., Warzecha, M., Oswald, I. D. H., Kennedy, A. R., Morris, G., McLean, A. J. & McHugh, C. J., 2 Mar 2016, In: Crystal Growth & Design. 16, 3, p. 1531-1542

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  27. 2015
  28. Detection of nitroaromatic vapours with diketopyrrolopyrrole thin films exploring the role of structural order and morphology on thin film properties and fluorescence quenching efficiency

    Warzecha, M., Calvo-Castro, J., Kennedy, A. R., Macpherson, A. N., Shankland, K., Shankland, N., McLean, A. J. & McHugh, C. J., 21 Jan 2015, In: Chemical Communications. 51, 6, p. 1143-1146 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  29. 2014
  30. Impact of systematic structural variation on the energetics of π−π stacking interactions and associated computed charge transfer integrals of crystalline diketopyrrolopyrroles

    Calvo-Castro, J., Warzecha, M., Kennedy, A. R., McHugh, C. J. & McLean, A. J., 28 Jul 2014, In: Crystal Growth & Design. 14, 9, p. 4849-4858 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review