Dr. John Loveday

Research Theme:
Condensed Matter and Photonics
Research Group:
Hard Condensed Matter
Email address:
Telephone number:
+44 (0)131 651 7233
School of Physics and Astronomy, James Clerk Maxwell Building, Peter Guthrie Tait Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3FD, United Kingdom

Research interests

The use of high pressure to produce new potentiasl materials for hydrogen storage and carbon sequestration.

The high-pressure behaviour of planetary ices.

The structures and transitions of ice and water

High pressure neutron scattering


Lecturer and Workshop Class Leader for Physics 1A

Demonstrator for Junior Honours Laboratory

Personal Tutor

Research outputs

  1. Ostwald's rule of stages and metastable transitions in the hydrogen–water system at high pressure DOI
    M.-E. Donnelly, P. Teeratchanan, C. L. Bull, A. Hermann and J. S. Loveday, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 20, 42 , p. 26853-26858 (2018)
  2. Magnetic and structural changes in LaCo0.9Mn0.1O3 at high pressure DOI
    M. Capone, C. J. Ridley, N. P. Funnell, G. B. G. Stenning, J. S. Loveday, M. Guthrie and C. L. Bull, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 30, 3 (2017)
  3. Topologically frustrated ionisation in a water-ammonia ice mixture DOI
    A Mafety, J A Queyroux, C Wilson, H Zhang, K Béneut, G Le Marchand, B Baptiste, P Dumas, G Garbarino, F Finocchi et al., Nature Communications (2017)
  4. When immiscible becomes miscible—Methane in water at high pressures DOI
    Ciprian G. Pruteanu, Graeme J. Ackland, Wilson C. K. Poon and John S. Loveday, Science Advances, 3, 8 (2017)
  5. A Chiral Gas-Hydrate Structure Common to the Carbon Dioxide-Water and Hydrogen-Water Systems DOI
    Dan Amos, Mary-Ellen Donnelly, Pattanasak Teeratchanan, Craig L. Bull, Andrzej Falenty, Werner F. Kuhs, Andreas Hermann and John Loveday, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 0, ja , p. 4295-4299 (2017)
  6. Radiation attenuation by single-crystal diamond windows DOI
    M. Guthrie, C. G. Pruteanu, M. -E. Donnelly, J. J. Molaison, A. M. dos Santos, J. S. Loveday, R. Boehler and C. A. Tulk, Journal of Applied Crystallography, 50, p. 76-86 (2017)
  7. Pressure-induced localisation of the hydrogen-bond network in KOH-VI DOI
    Andreas Hermann, Malcolm Guthrie, Richard J. Nelmes and John S. Loveday, The Journal of Chemical Physics, 143, 24 , p. 244706 (2015)
  8. Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): end of survey report and data release 2 DOI
    J. Liske, I. K. Baldry, P. Driver, R. J. Tuffs, M. Alpaslan, E. Andrae, S. Brough, M. E. Cluver, M. W. Grootes, M. L. P. Gunawardhana et al., Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 452, 2 , p. 2087-2126 (2015)
    Stephen Eales, Andrew Fullard, Matthew Allen, M. W.L. Smith, Ivan Baldry, Nathan Bourne, C. J.R. Clark, Simon Driver, Loretta Dunne, Simon Dye et al., Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 452, 4 , p. 3489-3507 (2015)
  10. Urea and deuterium mixtures at high pressures DOI
    M. Donnelly, C. L. Bull, R. J. Husband, A. D. Frantzana, S. Klotz and J. S. Loveday, The Journal of Chemical Physics, 142, 12 (2015)
Last updated: 19 Feb 2018 at 21:11