1.  He(I) Spectra of 1,2-Ethanediol in Liquid & Gas Phases

Ballard, Barker, Gunnel, Hagan, Pearce, Saunders & West J. Elec. Spec. Rel. Phen.14 331 (1978)


2.  Chemical Shifts in Al-Si Compounds by Zr Lα Photoelectron Spectroscopy

Castle, Hazell & West J. Elec. Spec. Rel. Phen. 16 97 (1979)


3.  Comments on Peak Assignments in the Photoelectric Spectrum of Alumina

Castle & West J. Catal. 57 522 (1979)


4.  The Utility of Bremsstrahlung-Induced Auger Peaks

Castle & West J. Elec. Spec. Rel. Phen. 16 195 (1979)


5. Bremsstrahlung-Induced Auger Peaks

Castle & West J. Elec. Spec. Rel. Phen. 18 355 (1980)


6.  Sensitivity Factors, Cross Section & Resolution Data for Use with the Si Kα X-Ray Source

Castle & West  J. Elec. Spec. Rel. Phen. 19 409 (1980)

Also presented at:

Quantitative Surface Analysis Conference (Oct. 1979) National Physical Laboratory


7.  Channeltron Condition and Renovation

West UK ESCA Users’ Newsletter 1 (1980)


8.  Surface Investigation of Aluminosilicate Materials by Zr(Lα) X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy

J. E. Castle & R. H. West Royal Society of Chemistry Autumn Meeting (Sept. 1980) University of Cardiff


9.  The Correlation of the Auger Parameter with Refractive Index: An XPS Study of Silicates Using Zr Lα Radiation

West & Castle Surf. & Interf. Anal. 4 68 (1982)


10. Surface Characterisation of Silane Treated Glass & Carbon Fibres by High Energy XPS and AES

West, Anderson & Yates Paper 398 Pittsburgh Conference (1982)


11. Monochromatised Ag Lα X-Rays as a Source for Higher Energy XPS

Yates & West Surf. & Interf. Anal. 5 133-138 (1983)


12. Small Area X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy

Yates & West Surf. & Interf. Anal. 5 217 (1983)


13. Reproducibility of Electron Spectroscopy Data with Different Analysers

LeGressus, Lee-Deacon, Yates & West Scanning Electron Microsc. 1983 77 (1983)


14. Applications of Small Area XPS to Mineral Samples

West & Yates Paper 752 Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry & Appl. Spectr. (1983)


15. Small Area XPS Analysis of the Silane Polymer Sheath Interface on Glass Fibre Optics

West, Wells and Wolstenholme 5th Biennial Carl S. Marvel Conf. Tucson Ariz (1983)


16. The ESCALAB Mk.II Operator’s Handbook

West, V.G. Scientific Ltd. (1983)


17. X-Ray Monochromatisation in XPS

West Technical Document TD8603; V.G. Scientific Ltd. (1983)


18. Small Area XPS of Corrosion & Impurity Surface Features

West & Yates Paper 799 Pittsburgh Conference (1984)


19. Characterisation of Sb Segregation in the Temper Embrittlement of low Alloy Steels by TEM, SEM, SAM & SIMS

Wirth & West 20th Ann. MAS Meeting USA (1984)


20. (Review) Applied electron spectroscopy for chemical analysis. H. Windawi and F. F.-L. Ho (Editors). Vol. 63 in chemical analysis: A series of monographs on analytical chemistry and its applications. Wiley, New York, 1982, pp. ix+213

R. H. West, Surface and Interface Analysis 6, 1 (1984)


21. A Study of Metal Phthalocyanines by XPS, ToF SIMS & SEM

West et al. 5th Quantitaltive Surf. Anal. Conf. London (1988)


22. Application of Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry to the Analysis of Semiconductors & Electronic Devices

R. H. West Hitachi European Symposium on Sound & Vibration Control & Materials Characterisation Proceedings (Dec. 1989) Hitachi Europe GmbH


23. Setting New Standards in Surface Analysis

Swift & West Spectroscopy World 2 1 (1990)


24. Microstructural Studies of ac-Phosphoric Acid Anodic Films on Aluminium Surfaces

Treverton, Ball, Johnson, Vickerman & West Surf. & Interf. Anal. 15 369 (1990)


25. Characterisation of Fluorocarbon Elastomers by Small Spot XPS: Quantitative Surface Analysis

Delargy, Nehme, Smith & West Proc. 6th Int. Conf. Quantitative Surface Analysis, NPL (1990)


26. Chemical State Analysis of Metal & Oxide Surface Layers using the Auger Parameter from XPS

West & Vickerman Phil. Trans. R. Soc. London Ser. A 333 1628 (1990)


27. The Preparation & Characterisation of a Model Supported Ruthenium Catalyst

Aas, Sakakini, West & Vickerman; Surf. & Interf. Anal. 16 359 (1990)


28. Model for characterizing the growth of ruthenium on amorphous alumina by the use of the Auger parameter.

Aas, Nina; West, Robin H.; Vickerman, John C. NATO ASI Series, Series B: Physics 265 (1991) 215-19


29. Monitoring the Diffusion of Molecules in Polymers

West & Paul Proc. 3rd Int. Conf. “Diffusion in Polymers”, York. Plastics & Rubber Institute, London (1991)


30. Modification of Polybithiophene by Electrochemical Cycling, Studied by XPS & ToF SIMS

Morea, Sabbatini, Zambonin, Swift, West & Vickerman Macromolecules 24 3630 (1991)


31. The Thermal Decomposition of Cu(II)-Hexafluoroacetylacetonate under MOCVD Conditions

Armitage, Dunhill, West & Williams J. Crystal Growth 108 683 (1991)


32. Monitoring the Diffusion of molecules in Elastomer by Combined Taper-Sectioning & Small-spot XPS

West Proc. 3rd Int. Conf. “Diffusion in Polymers” York Plastics & Rubber Institute, London (1991)


33. Static & Dynamic SIMS

R. H. West Introduction to Surface Science One-day Course (Dec. 1991) University of Wales, Cardiff


34. Surface Characterisation (XPS & SIMS) of Emersed Polybithiophene Electrodes

Morea, Sabbatini, West & Vickerman Surf. & Interf. Anal. 18 421 (1992)


35. Analysis of Slip-Ring Fluids on Gold, Neyoro-G, Gold-Nickel & Gold-Cobalt Substrates by XPS

West Proc. 2nd Slip-Ring & Sliding Contact Lubr. Workshop Pub. U.S. Navy & C.S. Draper (1992)


36. Technological Problem Solving by X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy & Auger Electron Spectroscopy

R. H. West Surface Analytical Techniques in Tribology – Current Problems and Prospects (Mar. 1992) Conference organised by Inst. Of Physics, Inst. Of Mechanical Engineers & Aston University


37. Surface Chemical Studies of Anodically Oxidised Aluminium Membranes

Treverton, West, Johnson & Thornton Appl. Surf. Sci. 72 349 (1993)


38. Identifying and Mapping the Distribution of Biomaterials on Polymeric and other


Robinson, West & Carrick; Polymer Preprints, 34 no. 2, 82 (1993)


39. High Spatial Resolution Surface Analysis Methods to Measure Diffusion in Biomedical Polymers

R H West. Polymat, (1994) Imperial College, London


40. Evaluating Bearing Contamination and Cleanliness Using Surface Analysis

R H West and R Price - International Rolling Element Bearing Symposium, (1994) San Diego, USA


41. Surface Properties of Biomaterials

Ed. R. West, G. Batts Surf. Prop. Biomaterials (Ed. R.West, G.Batts) Proc. Int. Conf. 1992 Pub. Butterworths (1994)


42. Determination of Molecular Diffusion through Biopolymers by Spatially Resolved Electron Spectroscopy

West & Hibbert Surf. Prop. Biomaterials (Ed. R.West, G.Batts) Proc. Int. Conf. 1992 Pub. Butterworths (1994)


43. Surface Analysis of Pharmaceutical and Medical Packaging Materials

West Proc. Eur. Conf. Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging ’94 12.1-12.3 Pub. SPE Scandinavia


44. Towards an Understanding of the Biocompatibility of Phosphorylcholine Based Polymeric Coatings

Freeman, O’Byrne, Leeming, West & Wiles Proc. 11th Eur. Conf. Biomaterials, Pisa 128 Pub. Eur. Soc. Biomaterials (1994)


45. Surface Studies of Oil-Seal Degradation

Smith, Park, Titchener, Davies & West Appl. Surf. Sci. 90 357 (1995)


46. Surface Analysis of Biomedical Devices

West & Swift Medical Device Technology 6 (8) 26 Oct. (1995)


47. Correlation of the Surface Chemistries of Polymer Bioactive Coatings with their Biological Performances

West, R.H. et al, J. Mat. Sci.; Mat. In Medicine 6 63 (1995)

Presented at: 11th Eur. Conf. Biomaterials, Pisa 128 Pub. Eur. Soc. Biomaterials (1994)


48. Surface Analysis in the Development and Manufacture of Biomedical Devices

West & Swift Proc. Medical Design & Manufacture 247 Pub. Advanstar (1995)


49. Surface Analysis of Packaging Materials Parts I & II

West Medical Device Technology April, May (1996)


50. Surface Analysis of Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging

West & Swift Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging 6 6.1 (1996)


51. Characterisation of Ti alloy Implant Surfaces with Improved Dissolution Resistance

Browne, Gregson & West J. Mat. Sci.: Materials in Medicine 7 323 (1996)


52. Modern Instrumental Techniques for the Characterisation of Biomedical Surfaces

West PIMS ’96, Proc. Polymers in Med. Conf. Glasgow (IOM) (1996)


53. Utilisation des Analyses de Surface dans le Domaine Biomedical

R. H. West Proceedings: XIIIe Journee Technologique – Les Polymeres a Usage Biomedical (Mar. 1996) Le Mans, France


54. Blood interactions with Plasticised Poly (Vinyl Chloride): Relevance of Plasticiser Selection and Surface Modification.

West et al PIMS ’96, Proc. Polymers in med. Conf. Glasgow (IOM) (1996)


55. The Proceedings of the Packaging of Pharmaceuticals Conference

Birmingham, UK, (October 1996)


56. Ozone Activation of Polyolefins for Subsequent Surface Modification

A. Kulik, L. Cahalan, M. Verhoeven, P. Cahalan, R. H. West, A. J. Paul

Surface Modification Technologies X, 451 (1997)


57. At the Surface: How to Measure the Chemistry of Tribology

R H West -Proceedings of National Physical Laboratory Tribology Meeting, (9 July 1997)


58. Surface Analysis of Medical Devices

A J Swift and R H West - Proceedings MEDTEC, Amsterdam (21-23 October 1997)


59. Surface and Interface Analysis in the Characterisation of inks, Coatings and Adhesives

Swift & West Proc. 17th int. Conf. Coatings, Inks & Adhesives, Milan, Paint Research Association (1997)


60. Surface & Interface Analysis for Investigating Coatings

West Proceedings of Conference: “Interfaces et Performances des Revêtements” CORI  Paris (1997)


61. Physicochemical & Biological Studies of Corona-Treated Artificial Membranes for Pancreatic Islets Encapsulation: Mechanism of Diffusion & Interface Modification

Kessler, Legeay, West, Belcourt & Pinget J. Biomed. Mat. Res. 34 235 (1997)


62. Surface Analysis of Novel Finishing Technologies

A J Swift, R H West – PRA Conference: New Technology for Industrial Finishing, Birmingham (1998)


63. Surface and Interface Analysis in the Characterisation of Coatings and Inks

A J Swift and R H West- Polymers Paint Colour Journal, 188, No 4404, (May 1998)


64. Detecting Sterilisation Effects on Packaging

West, R. H.; Med. Dev. Tech. 9 24-25 (May 1998)


65. Chemical Characterisation of Surfaces

R H West Medical Device Manufacturing – Current Technologies & Future Perspectives One-day Conference (May. 1998) University of Ireland, Galway


66. Rapid Assessment of Water Treatment Plant Lifetimes

West, R.H.; Chadwick, S.A.; Quinn C. – Power and Water: Choices and Challenges for Scotland Conference (9th-10th September 1998) SECC Glasgow


67. Protective Coating Failure Modes Evaluated by XPS, SIMS and Thermal Analysis

A Brown and R H West - Asia-Pacific Surface and Interface Analysis Conference Proceedings (30th November - 4th December 1999) Singapore


68. Blood Interactions with Plasticised Poly(Vinyl-Chloride): Relevance of plasticiser Selection

Yin, Zhao, Courtney, Blass, West & Lowe J. Mat. Sci: Mat. Med. 10 527 (1999)


69. Characterising the Medical Polymer Supply Chain by Surface Analysis

Paper 18, Proc. Polymers for the Med. Industry Conf. London Pub. RAPRA Technology (1999)


70. The Benefits of Surface and Interfacial Analysis for the Printing Industry

R H West, A J Swift - European Coatings Conference (10th-11th June 1999) Berlin


71. Surface Characterisation Techniques for Coatings and Packaging Materials

West Colour Science 4 215 Leeds University (1999)


72. Surface Characterisation of Glass and Poly(methyl methacrylate) Soiled with a Mixture of Fat, Oil and Starch

Boyd, Cole, Rowe, Verran, Coultas, Paul, West & Goddard J. Adhesion Sci. & Technol. 14, 1195 (2000)


73. Dosimetry of Paintings : Determination of the Degree of Chemical Change in Museum Exposed Test Paintings (Azurite Tempera) by Thermal and Spectroscopic Analysis

Odlyha, Cohen, Foster & West Thermochimica Acta 53 365 (2000)


74. Cleanability of Soiled Stainless Steel as Studied by Atomic Force Microscopy and Time of Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry

Boyd, Cole, Rowe, Verran, Paul, & West J. Food Protection 64 no.1 87 (2001)


75. Microbiological and Chemical Analyses of Stainless Steel and Ceramics Subjected to Repeated Soiling and Cleaning Treatments

Verran, Boyd, & West J. Food Protection 64 no.9 1377 (2001)


76. The Cleanability of Stainless Steel as Determined by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy

Boyd, Verran, Hall, Underhill, Hibbert & West; Appl. Surf. Sci. 172 135 (2001)


77. Characterising Paper and Coatings Using Surface Analysis

West & Stevenson; Proc. 2001 PITA Coatings Conf., Edinburgh; 143 (2001)


78. The Detection of Microorganisms and Organic Material on Stainless Steel Food Contact Surfaces

Verran, Hall, Boyd & West Biofouling 18 167 (2002)


79. Surface Analysis in the Pharmaceutical Industry

West; 3rd Int. Workshop Physical Characterisation of Pharmaceutical Solids, Oxford, (2002)


80. Pigment Effects on Ink-Polymer Bonding

West Surf. & Interf. Anal. 33 842 (2002)


81. Monitoring the Environmental Degradation of Paint Dosimeters used to Assess Risk for Fine Art Paintings on Display by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy

West,  Odlyha, Pratt, Roberts & Hutton Surf. &  Interface Anal. 36, 862, (2004)


82. Mechanisms of Colour Changes in PVC-U

West & West, Proc. of 9th Int. PVC Conf. pub. IOM3 (2005)


83. Theory and Applications: X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS)

West, Presented at the Biosciences Workshop: CeNTech Centre for NanoTechnology, Mϋnster, July 2005.


84. A Decade as an Expert Witness

West, Presented at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers: Seminar Proceedings, September 2005


85. Theory and Applications: X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS)

West, Presented at the Techniques in Nanobioanalytics: Theory, Applications in Life Sciences and Practical Training Workshop: CeNTech Centre for NanoTechnology, Mϋnster, Sept. 2006


86. Colour Changes in PVCU

R. H. & L. H West Presentation to the European Association of Manufacturers of PVC and Related Building Products (2006) Frankfurt


87. Colour Changes in PVCU

R. H. West Construction Profiles Conference, Vienna 2008


88. Characterisation of Changes in PVC

R. H. West PVC Plasticisers Conference, Brussels 2010



Credited Work (Winnats)


A) In Situ Damage Assessment of Microclimates for Cultural Heritage Preservation

Indoor Air Quality in Museums and Historic Properties 6th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 10-12 November 2004 CNR-Padova


B) MEMORI  : Damage to Organic-based Cultural Heritage

(FP7-ENV -201 Grant Agreement No. 265132) Presented October 4th 2013  Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid.