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Professor Jack Silver
Honorary Professor CEDPS Design

Wolfson Centre 052


Professor Silver obtained his Chemistry BSc in 1970 and PhD in 1973, both from the University of London. He held postdoctoral fellowships at Chelsea College (1973-74) and Imperial College London (1974-75), and lectureships in Chemistry at the University of Birmingham (1975-76), the University of the West Indies (1976-77) and the University of Essex (1978-1988). At the latter he was made a Senior Lecturer in 1988 and a Reader in 1992 before moving to the University of Greenwich in 1996, becoming a Professor in the Schools of Chemical and Life Sciences until 2002, when he became a Professor in the School of Science. From 1997-2003 he was Director of the Materials Research Group. In January 2006 Professor Silver joined the Wolfson Centre for Materials processing as Executive Director.

Newest selected publications

den Engelsen, D., Ireland, TG., Dhillon, R., Fern, G., Harris, PG. and Silver, J. (2016) 'Red Shift of CT-Band in Cubic Y2O3:Eu3+ upon Increasing the Eu3+ Concentration'. ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology,, 5 (5). pp. R59 - R66. ISSN: 2162-8769 Open Access Link

Journal article

Withnall, R., Silver, J. and Ireland, TG. (2011) 'Thermal quenching of the luminescence of some LED phosphors'.18th International Display Workshops (IDW '11). Nagoya Congress Ctr, Nagoya, JAPAN. 1 - 9 December. INST IMAGE INFORMATION & TELEVISION ENGINEERS. pp. 1417 - 1420. ISSN: 1883-2490

Conference paper

Withnall, R., Silver, J., Ireland, TG., Zhang, S. and Fern, G. (2011) 'Achieving structured colour in inorganic systems: Learning from the natural world'. Optics & Laser Technology, 43 (2). pp. 401 - 409. ISSN: 0030-3992

Journal article

Silva, MD., Tarverdi, K., Withnall, R. and Silver, J. (2011) 'Incorporation of wheat starch and coupling agents into poly(lactic acid) to develop biodegradable composite'. Plastics, Rubber and Composites, 40 (1). pp. 17 - 24. ISSN: 1465-8011

Journal article

Saltoun, K., Ireland, TG., Fern, GR., Withnall, R. and Silver, J. (2010) 'A study of small particle yttrium oxide type phosphors prepared from solution using a sacrificial micellar phase as a combustion fuel'.22nd International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy. Boston, MA. 8 - 13 August. Amer Inst Physics. pp. 609 - 610. ISSN: 0094-243X Open Access Link

Conference paper
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