Selected Invited Articles


"X-Ray Excited Auger and Photoelectron Spectroscopy"

 P. Weightman, Rep. Prog. Physics 45 753-814 (1982)

 Reprinted in "Electronic Properties of Surfaces" edited by M. Prutton,   (Adam Hilger 1984)


"The Contribution of Auger Spectroscopy to the Study of Core Hole Screening and Electron Correlation in Alloys"

 P. Weightman, Physica Scripta. T25 165-72 (1989) Invited Contribution to the 8th General Conference 

 of the Condensed Matter Division of the European Physical Society; Budapest,  Hungary (April 1988). 

 This paper was awarded the Science Prize for 1990 by the UK ESCA User Group


"The Local Density of States in Simple Metals and their Alloys as Revealed by Auger Spectroscopy"

 P. Weightman, in "Auger Spectroscopy and Electronic Structure."(Springer Verlag)

 editors G. Cubiotti, G. Mondio and K. Wandelt (1989) p84-86.


"Collaborative Scientific Research in a European Context; A University of Liverpool Case study."

 Invited Contribution to a Conference on the Integration of European Research organised by the

 OECD in Paris in April 1990. P. Weightman. Higher Education Management 3 145-153 (1991).


“Auger spectroscopy and the electronic structure of crystals.”

 P. Weightman, International Conference on Electron Spectroscopy,  ICES 5 (Kiev)

 J. Electron Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom. 68 127-38 (1994).


“The development of Auger spectroscopy as a probe of local electronic structure”

 P. Weightman. Microsc. Microanal. Microstruct.263-88 (1995).


“Auger spectroscopy and the electronic structure of semiconductors.”

 P. Weightman, J. Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena 93 165-74 (1998)

 Invited Contribution to the Fourth International Workshop on Auger Spectroscopy and Electronic Structure, Julich, Germany June 1997.


"Reflection Anisotropy Spectroscopy: a new probe of metal surfaces"

 D,S. Martin and P. Weightman, Surface and Interfaces Analysis 31 915 (2001)


"Recent Developments in the Theory of Auger Spectroscopy"

 P. Weightman, Chapter 31 of "surface Analysis by Auger and X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy"

 Edited by D. Briggs and J.T. Grant (IM Publications 2003)


"Fundamental properties of surfaces"

 P. Weightman and D.S. Martin Chapter 1 of "Surfaces and interfaces for biomaterials" edited by P. Vadgama  (Woodhead Publishing Ltd, 2005)


"Reflection Anisotropy Spectroscopy"

 P. Weightman, D.S. Martin, R.J. Cole and T. Farrell, Rep. Prog. Phys. 68 1251-1341 (2005)

 A Highlight of Reports on Progress in Physics for 2005.

 See     http://www.iop.org/EJ/journal/-page=featauth/-author=500/0034-4885


"Are there terahertz solutions to problems in understanding the physics of life?"

Plenary Contribution 32nd International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves IEE no 07EX1863C (2007)


"Electron spectroscopy of disordered metal alloys"

P. Weightman and R.J. Cole, J. Electron spectroscopy and related phenomena


Invitations to Speak at International conferences

1982        Gordon Conference on Electron Spectroscopy  (New Hampshire, U.S.A.) 1

1988        8th General Conference of the Condensed Matter Division of the European Physical Society (Budapest) 1

1988        1st International Workshop on Auger Spectroscopy and Electronic Structure. (Taormina, Sicily) 1

1990        14th International Seminar on Surface Physics (Prezsieka, Poland) 1

1992        International Conference on Quantitative Surface Analysis, QSA-7 (Surrey) 1

1992        46th Okazaki Conference; Application of Synchrotron Radiation to Molecular Science, (Japan)1

1993        Nato Advanced Research Workshop on Metallic Alloys (Bacon Raton, Florida, USA)1,2

1993        International Conference on Electron Spectroscopy; ICES-5 (Kiev; Ukraine)1,2

1993        5th Conference on Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis; ECASIA 93 (Catania, Italy)1,2

1994        1st European Conference on Synchrotron Radiation in Materials Science (Chester, UK)2

1995        IUVSTA International Conference on Auger Spectroscopy, (St. Pierre de Chartreuse, France)1

1995        Frontiers in Nanoscale Science for Micron/Submicron Devices, NATO A.S.I. (Kiev, Ukraine)3

1996        The Ninth International Conference on Quantitative Surface Analysis, QSA 9 (Guildford,UK)1

1997        The 4th International Workshop on Auger Spectroscopy and Electronic Structure (Julich, Germany)1,2,3

1999        IUVSTA International Conference on X ray photoelectron spectroscopy,

                (Hortobagy, Hungary, April 1999)1

1999        8th European Conference on Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis,

                (Serville, Spain,  October 1999)4

2001        Optical Spectroscopy at Interfaces, OSI-2001, (Bad Honnef, Germany, May 2001)4,5

2002        6th International Conference on Position Sensitive Detectors (Leicester, Sept. 2002)4,7

2003        American Vacuum Society International Symposium, AVS-50 (Baltimore, USA, November 2003)4,5,6

2004        The 12th International Conference on Solid Films and Surfaces ICSFS-12

                (Hamamatsu, Japan, June 2004)3,6

2004       The 10th International Conference on Electrified Interfaces ICEI 2004 (Spa, Belgium, July 2004)4,6

2004       XV International Synchrotron Radiation Conference ‘SR-2004’ (July19-23, 2004, Novosibirsk, Russia)7

2005        11th Conference on Quantitative Surface Analysis (Massachusetts,USA October 2005)1

2005        1st International Industrial Diamond Conference (Barcelona, October 2005)5

2006        International Workshop on "Surfaces of Complex Metallic Alloys,

                (Berlin, January 2006)2

2006        International Workshop on terahertz radiation (Novosibirsk, Russia, Feb. 2006)

2006         European Workshop on Free Electron Lasers (Berlin, May 2006)7

2007         International Conference on Optical Science at Interfaces: OSI-7

                (Wyoming, USA (July 07)5

2007        9th International Conference on Biology and Synchrotron Radiation       

    (Rutherford Laboratory Aug 2007) 7

2007         12th European Conference. Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis

                Brussels (Sept 07) 5

2007        32nd International Conference on Infrared and Millimetre Waves. Cardiff (Sept. 07) (Plenary)

2008        14th International Conference on Solid Films and Surfaces, Dublin (June 2008) (Plenary)  

2009        13th European Conference :Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis (Antalya, Turkey Oct. 2009)

2010        International Symposium: Terahertz Radiation: Generation and Application (Novosibirsk,Russia,July 2010) (Plenary)

1 The development of Auger spectroscopy and its relationship to electronic structure

2 The physical and electronic structure of alloys and alloy surfaces

3 The electronic structure of semiconductors and semiconductor surfaces and interfaces

4 The development of Reflection Anisotropy Spectroscopy 

5 The application of RAS to metal and semiconductor surfaces and molecular adsorption

6 Studies on metal/liquid interfaces

7 The 4GLS proposal