UoSThe Nanoscale Analytical Science Group

Studying the chemistry of molecular-scale interfaces

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Chemistry at the nanometre scale

Our work centres on the structures, properties and reactivity of molecular surfaces (organic thin films and monolayers) on nanometre length scales. There are two principal foci: nanofabrication (the construction of molecular objects smaller than 100 nm) with a particular emphasis on nanoscale biological interfaces (the organisation of biomolecules, and the study of their structure and function, on molecular length scales); and nanotribology (the study of sliding contacts between nanometre scale molecular objects). These pages tell you more about our work.

Group Leader

Graham Leggett is Professor of Analytical Science at The University of Sheffield. He is the Co-chair of the Leeds/Sheffield Centre for Doctoral Training in Molecular-Scale Engineering, a member of the AVS Program Committee, Departmental Director of Research and Chair of the Department of Chemistry's Laboratory Committee.

For more information

Prof Graham J Leggett
Department of Chemistry
The University of Sheffield
Brook Hill, Sheffield S3 7HF, UK
E-mail Graham.Leggett@sheffield.ac.uk
Twitter  @Graham_Leggett

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Our sponsors

EPSRCWe are grateful to the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council for generous funding for our research programme.