Selected publications:

Spatially Resolving Lithiation in Silicon–Graphite Composite Electrodes via in Situ High-Energy X-ray Diffraction Computed Tomography. Donal P. Finegan, Antonis Vamvakeros, Lei Cao, Chun Tan, Thomas M. M. Heenan, Sohrab R. Daemi, Simon D. M. Jacques, Andrew M. Beale, Marco Di Michiel, Kandler Smith, Dan J. L. Brett, Paul R. Shearing and Chunmei Ban, Nano Lett.2019,

Design of next-generation ceramic fuel cells and real-time characterization with synchrotron X-ray diffraction computed tomography. Tao Li, Thomas M. M. Heenan, Mohamad F. Rabuni, Bo Wang, Nicholas M. Farandos, Geoff H. Kelsall, Dorota Matras, Chun Tan, Xuekun Lu, Simon D. M. Jacques, Dan J. L. Brett, Paul R. Shearing, Marco Di Michiel, Andrew M. Beale, Antonis Vamvakeros & Kang Li, Nature Communications, volume 10, Article number: 1497 (2019), DOI:

Operando and Post-Reaction Diffraction Imaging of La-Sr/CaO Catalyst in the Oxidative Coupling of Methane Reaction. D. Matras, S. D. M. Jacques, S. Poulston, N. Grosjean, C. Estruch Bosch, B. Rollins, J. Paul Wright, M. Di Michiel, A. Vamvakeros, R. J. Cernik, and A. M. Beale. J. Phys. Chem. C, January 2, 2019 (web), 123, 1751–1760.

Unravelling the spatial dependency of the complex solid-state chemistry of Pb in a paint micro-sample from Rembrandt’s Homer using XRD-CT. Stephen W T Price, Annelies Van Loon, Katrien Keune, Aaron Parsons, Claire Murray, Andrew M Beale, J Fred W Mosselmans. Chemical Communications, 2019, DOI: 10.1039/C8CC09705D

5D operando tomographic diffraction imaging of a catalyst bed. A. Vamvakeros, S. D. M. Jacques, M. Di Michiel, D. Matras, V. Middelkoop, I. Z. Ismagilov, E. V. Matus, V. V. Kuznetsov, J. Drnec, P. Senecal & A. M. Beale. (2018). Nature Communications, volume 9, Article number: 4751

Real-Time Operando Diffraction Imaging of La-Sr/CaO During the Oxidative Coupling of Methane. Matras, D. Jacques, S. D. M. Godini, H. R. Khadivi, M. Drnec, J. Poulain, A. Cernik, R. J.Beale, A. M. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122, 2221-2230.

Chemical imaging of Fischer-Tropsch catalysts under operating conditions. Price, S. W. T., Martin, D. J., Parsons, A. D., Sławiński, W. A., Vamvakeros, A., Keylock, S. J., . . . Mosselmans, J. F. W. (2017). Science Advances, 3 (3), e1602838.

Real-Time Scattering-Contrast Imaging of a Supported Cobalt-Based Catalyst Body during Activation and Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Revealing Spatial Dependence of Particle Size and Phase on Catalytic Properties. Senecal, P., Jacques, S. D. M., Di Michiel, M., Kimber, S. A. J., Vamvakeros, A., Odarchenko, Y., . . . Beale, A. M. (2017). ACS Catalysis, 7 (4), 2284

Reversible restructuring of supported Au nanoparticles during butadiene hydrogenation revealed by operando. GISAXS/GIWAXS. Martin, D. J., Decarolis, D., Odarchenko, Y. I., Herbert, J. J., Arnold, T., Rawle, J., . . . Beale, A. M. (2017) Chem Comm, 53 (37), 5159-5162.

Molybdenum Speciation and its Impact on Catalytic Activity during Methane Dehydroaromatization in Zeolite ZSM-5 as Revealed by Operando X-Ray Methods. Lezcano-González, I., Oord, R., Rovezzi, M., Glatzel, P., Botchway, S. W., Weckhuysen, B. M., & Beale, A. M. (2016) Ange. Chemie Int. Ed., 55 (17), 5348.

Interlaced X-ray diffraction computed tomography A. Vamvakeros, S.D.M. Jacques, M. Di Michiel, P. Senecal, V. Middelkoop, R.J. Cernik and A.M. Beale. Journal of Applied Crystallography (2016) 49, 485.

Removing multiple outliers and single-crystal artefacts from X-ray diffraction computed tomography data A. Vamvakeros, S.D M. Jacques, M. Di Michiel, V. Middelkoop, C. K. Egan, R. J. Cernik and A.M. Beale. Journal of Applied Crystallography (2015) 48, 1943

3D chemical imaging in the laboratory by hyperspectral X-ray computed tomography. C.K. Egan, S.D.M. Jacques, M.D. Wilson, M.C. Veale, P. Seller, A.M. Beale, R.A.D. Pattrick, P.J. Withers & R.J. Cernik. Scientific Reports (2015) 5, 15979

Real time chemical imaging of a working catalytic membrane reactor during oxidative coupling of methane. A. Vamvakeros, S.D.M. Jacques, V. Middelkoop, M. Di Michiel, C.K. Egan, I.Z. Ismagilov, G.B.M. Vaughan, F. Gallucci, M. van Sint Annaland, P.R. Shearing, R.J. Cernik and A.M. Beale. Chem. Commun. (2015) 51, 12752

Progress towards Five Dimensional Imaging of Functional Materials Under Process Conditions. A.M. Beale, S.D.M. Jacques, E.K. Gibson and M Di Michiel. Coordination Chemistry Reviews (2014) 277-278, 208

Chemical imaging of sulphur-induced deactivation of Cu/ZnO catalyst bodies. A.M. Beale, E.K. Gibson, M.G. O’Brien, S.D.M. Jacques, R.J. Cernik, M. Di Michiel, P.D. Cobden, Ö. Pirgon-Galin, L. de Water, M. J Watson, and B. M. Weckhuysen. J. Catalysis (2014) 314, 94.

Imaging the Continuous Hydrothermal Flow Synthesis of Nanoparticulate CeO2 at Different Supercritical Water Temperatures Using in Situ Angle-Dispersive Diffraction. V. Middelkoop, C.J. Tighe, S. Kellici, S.D.M. Jacques, J.M. Perkins, R.I. Gruar, P. Barnes and J.A. Darr. J. Supercritical Fluids (2014) 87, 118-128

Pair distribution function computed tomography. S.D.M. Jacques, M. Di Michiel, S.A.J. Kimber, X. Yang, R.J. Cernik, S.J.L. Billinge and A.M. Beale. Nat. Comm. (2013) 4, 2536.

Active phase evolution in single Ni/Al2O3 methanation catalyst bodies studied in real time using combined μ -XRD-CT and μ-absorption-CT. M.G. O’Brien, S.D.M. Jacques, M. Di Michiel, P. Barnes, B.M. Weckhuysen and A.M. Beale, Chem. Sci., 3 (2012) 509-523.

Chemical Probing within Catalyst Bodies by Diagonal Offset Raman Spectroscopy. M.W. Zandbergen, S.D.M. Jacques, B.M. Weckhuysen and A.M. Beale, Angewandte Chemie-Int. Ed., 51 (2012) 957-960.

Dynamic X-ray diffraction computed tomography reveals real-time insight into catalyst active phase evolution. S.D.M. Jacques, M. Di Michiel, A. M. Beale, T. Sochi, M. G. O’Brien, L. Espinosa-Alonso, B. M. Weckhuysen and P. Barnes, Angewandte Chemie-Int. Ed., 50, (2011), 10148-10152