Dilution wave and negative-order crystallization kinetics
of chain molecules. G. Ungar, P.K. Mandal, P.G. Higgs,
D.S.M. de Silva, E. Boda and C.M. Chen, Physical Review
Letters 85, 4397-4400, 2000.
The work was featured in Physical Review Focus; http://focus.aps.org/story/v6/st21
and in Scientific American http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=self-poisoning-polymer-cr
Chain tilt and surface disorder in lamellar crystals.
A FTIR and SAXS study of labeled long lakanes, D. Sujeewa
M. de Silva, Xiang-bing Zeng, Goran Ungar and Stephen
J. Spells, Macromolecules 35, 7730-7741, 2002.
FTIR studies of molecular disorder in long chain n-alkanes:
Chain tilt and chain end disorder, D.S.M. de Silva, J-P.
Gorce, P.A.S.R. Wickremarachchi and S.J. Spells, Macromolecular
Symposia 184, 67-78, 2002.
Perpendicular and tilted chains in lamellar crystals,
de Silva D.S.M, Zeng X.B., Ungar G. and Spells S.J., Journal
of Macromolecular Science-Physics B 42, 915-927, 2003.
Events at the growth face as revealed by concentration
dependence of crystallization rate of long alkanes, Ungar
G., Putra E.G.R., De Silva D.S.M., Abstract of Papers
of The American Chemical Society 228, U499, 2004.
The effects of self-poisoning on crystal morphology and
growth rates, G. Ungar, E.G.R. Putra, D.S.M. de Silva,
M.A. Shcherbina, Advances in Polymer Science 180: 45-87,
Effect of pretreatments on extending the shelf life of
minimal processed elabatu (Solanum surrantensis), Dharmabandu,
P.T.S., De Silva, D.S.M., Wimalasena, S., Wijesinghe,W.A.J.P.
and Sarananda, S. Tropical AgriculturalResearch and Extension,
10: 61-66, 2007.
Study of disorder in different phases of tetratriacontane
and binary alkane mixture, using vibrational spectroscopy,
Surnaga R. Wickremarachchi, P.a., Spells S.J., De Silva
D.S.M., Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 111(7), 1604-1609,
S. Liyanage, S de Silva and S. Wimalasena, Effects of
pretreatments on extending the self life of minimally
processed Rhisomes of Lasia spinosa, Chemistry in Sri
Lanka, Institute of Chemistry Ceylon, 25(2), 24, 2008
P.H.S. Roshini, J.T.S. Mortha and D.S.M. de Silva, Manufacture,
properties and use of activated carbon from Cashew nut
shells in waste water treatment, Chemistry in Sri Lanka,
Institute of Chemistry Ceylon, 26(2), 15-16, 2009, ISSN
D.S.M. De Silva, Paul Memmott, Nick Flutter and Darren
Martin, Characterization of Spinifex (Triodia pungens)
Resin and Fibres, 11th Pacific Polymer Conference, Cairns,
Australia, 6-10th December 2009
A.M.B. Chandima, KAS Pathiratne, I.M. Darmadasa, R.P. Wijesundera and D.S.M. De Silva, Electochemical deposition of CuInTe2 layers for applications in thin film solar cells, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science Proceedings 66, 108, 2010
A.M.B. Chandima, KAS Pathiratne, I.M. Darmadasa and D.S.M. De Silva, Growth of CdS layers for fabrication of electrodeposited CdS/CdTe thin film solar cells, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science Proceedings 66, 109, 2010