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Dr. Fernando Rhen

Biography

I am a scientist and graduated in physics with current research interest in the field of energy and nanoscience with a PhD degree from Trinity College Dublin.

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=DfIiOI8AAAAJ&hl=en
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Fernando_Rhen
https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/ebook/978-1-78801-399-4

My career is as follows:
2008-present: Lecturer in Physics, University of Limerick, Ireland
2006-2008: Scientist in Synthesis and Characterization of Soft Magnetic Material for Integrated Devices at Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Ireland
2005-2005: Postdoctoral fellow in Solid State Physics and Magneto-electrochemistry at Trinity College Dublin (Advisor: Prof J.M.D Coey).
2001-2005: PhD in Solid State Physics at Trinity College Dublin (Supervisor: Prof J.M.D Coey)


Research Interests

  • Energy storage and energy efficiency
  • Nanoscale Physics
  • Magnetism
  • Spin phenomena

Publications

Other Journal

2015

Increasing the Magnetization of Electrolessly Deposited Ni-B Nanotubes
Richardson, David and Rhen, Fernando M. F.
IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS DOI: 10.1109/TMAG.2015.2442458

2015

Synthesis and Characterization of Ni-Fe-B Nanotubes
Richardson, David and Kingston, Samuel and Rhen, Fernando M. F.
IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS DOI: 10.1109/TMAG.2015.2431552

2014

Magnetic Properties of Electroless Deposited Ni-Cu-B Nanotube Arrays
Richardson, David and Rhen, Fernando M. F.
IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS DOI: 10.1109/TMAG.2014.2322633

2008

Coaxial metal and magnetic alloy nanotubes in polycarbonate templates by electroless deposition
Rohan, James F. and Casey, Declan P. and Ahern, Bernadette M. and Rhen, Fernando M. F. and Roy, Saibal and Fleming, David and Lawrence, Simon E.
ELECTROCHEMISTRY COMMUNICATIONS DOI: 10.1016/j.elecom.2008.07.019

2008

High Current Inductor Design for MHz Switching
M. Duffy, C. Collins, F. M. F. Rhen, P. McCloskey, S. Roy,
IEEE 39th Power Electronics Specialists Conference

2007

Design and application of a magnetic field gradient electrode
Chaure, N. B. and Rhen, F. M. F. and Hilton, J. and Coey, J. M. D.
ELECTROCHEMISTRY COMMUNICATIONS DOI: 10.1016/j.elecom.2006.08.059

2007

Magnetic field induced modulation of anodic area: Rest potential analysis of Zn and Fe
Rhen, F. M. F. and Coey, J. M. D.
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C DOI: 10.1021/jp065393o

2007

The magnetic concentration gradient force - Is it real?
Coey, J. M. D. and Rhen, F. M. F. and Dunne, P. and McMurry, S.
JOURNAL OF SOLID STATE ELECTROCHEMISTRY DOI: 10.1007/s10008-006-0254-4

2006

Magnetic field effect on autocatalysis: Ag and Cu in concentrated nitric acid
Rhen, FMF and Coey, JMD
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B DOI: 10.1021/jp057585+

2006

Magnetization of electrodeposited nickel: Role of interstitial carbon
O'Reilly, C. and Sanvito, S. and Rhen, F. M. F. and Stamenov, P. and Coey, J. M. D.
JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS DOI: 10.1063/1.2162508

2005

Thick-film permanent magnets by membrane electrodeposition
Rhen, FMF and Backen, E and Coey, JMD
JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS DOI: 10.1063/1.1923587

2005

Oriented cobalt nanowires prepared by electrodeposition in a porous membrane
Chaure, NB and Stamenov, P and Rhen, FMF and Coey, JMD
JOURNAL OF MAGNETISM AND MAGNETIC MATERIALS DOI: 10.1016/j.jmmm.2004.11.387

2004

Magnetic field effect on the rest potential of zinc
Rhen, FMF and Hinds, G and Coey, JMD
ELECTROCHEMISTRY COMMUNICATIONS DOI: 10.1016/j.elecom.2004.02.014

2003

Effect of ZrB2 addition on SmCo-1 : 7 high temperature magnets
Rhen, FMF and Venkatesan, M and Harris, IR and Coey, JMD
JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS DOI: 10.1063/1.1558593

2003

Electrodeposited FePt films
Rhen, FMF and Hinds, G and O'Reilly, C and Coey, JMD
IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS DOI: 10.1109/TMAG.2003.815566

2002

Effect of Fe, Cu, Zr, and Ti on the magnetic properties of SmCo-1 : 7 magnets
Venkatesan, M and Rhen, FMF and Gunning, R and Coey, JMD
IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS DOI: 10.1109/TMAG.2002.803235

2002

Enhanced magnetoresistance in Sr2FeMoO6 by combustion synthesis
Venkatesan, M and Varadaraju, UV and Douvalis, AP and Fitzgerald, CB and Rhen, FMF and Coey, JMD
JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY DOI: 10.1039/b204540k

2002

Magnetic field effects on the rest potential of ferromagnetic electrodes
Hinds, G and Rhen, FMF and Coey, JMD
IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS DOI: 10.1109/TMAG.2002.802506

2001

Preisach analysis of epitaxial hard/soft bilayers
Cornejo, DR and Rhen, FM and Missell, FP and Fullerton, EE
JOURNAL OF MAGNETISM AND MAGNETIC MATERIALS DOI: 10.1016/S0304-8853(00)01006-4

Peer Reviewed Journal

2018

Fe-Pt thin film for oxygen reduction reaction
McKeown, C;Rhen, FMF
Journal Of Applied Electrochemistry DOI: 10.1007/s10800-018-1228-9

2018

Pt nanotube network with high activity for methanol oxidation
McKeown, C,Rhen, FMF
Journal Of Applied Electrochemistry DOI: 10.1007/s10800-017-1141-7

2017

Enhanced Methanol Oxidation on Strained Pt Films
Rhen, FMF,McKeown, C
Journal Of Physical Chemistry C DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b11290

2016

Investigation of Magnetic Properties of Ni-B Nanotubes at Low Temperatures
Rhen, FMF,Richardson, D,Pomar, CAD,Souza, JA
Ieee Transactions On Magnetics DOI: 10.1109/TMAG.2015.2511884

2015

Synthesis and Characterization of Ni-Fe-B Nanotubes
Richardson, D,Kingston, S,Rhen, FMF
Ieee Transactions On Magnetics DOI: 10.1109/TMAG.2015.2431552

2015
2014

Magnetic Properties of Electroless Deposited Ni-Cu-B Nanotube Arrays
Richardson, D,Rhen, FMF
Ieee Transactions On Magnetics DOI: 10.1109/TMAG.2014.2322633

2013

Preisach analysis of sputtered SmCo thick films
SoltanMohammad, S,Belochapkine, S,Missell, FP,Rhen, FMF
Journal Of Applied Physics DOI: 10.1063/1.4799410

2010

Magnetic properties of Ni nanoparticles on microporous silica spheres
Jeffrey F. Godsell, Keith P. Donegan, Joseph M. Tobin, Mark P. Copley, Fernando M.F. Rhen, David J. Otway, Michael A. Morris, Terence O'Donnell, Justin D. Holmes and Saibal Roy
Journal Of Magnetism And Magnetic Materials

2010

Spin dynamics of polycrystalline Ni films on Si substrate
Rhen, FMF; Godsell, JF; O'Donnell, T; Roy, S
Journal Of Magnetism And Magnetic Materials DOI: 10.1016/j.jmmm.2009.03.020

2010

Electrodeposited Anisotropic NiFe 45/55 thin films for high-frequency micro-inductor applications
T. O'Donnell, N.N. Wang, S. Kulkarni, R. Meere, F. M. F. Rhen, S. Roy, S. C. O'Mathuna
Journal Of Magnetism And Magnetic Materials

2010

Electrodeposition of coercive L1(0) FePt magnets
Rhen, F. M. F.; Coey, J. M. D
Journal Of Magnetism And Magnetic Materials

2009

Magnetic properties of nickel nanowires: Effect of deposition temperature
K. M. Razeeb, F. M. F. Rhen, S. Roy
Journal Of Applied Physics

2009

Electroless thin film CoNiFe-B alloys for integrated magnetics on Si
J. F. Rohan, B. M. Ahern, K. Reynolds, S. Crowley, D. A. Healy, F.M.F. Rhen, S. Roy
Electrochimica Acta

2008

Fabrication of Magnetic Force Microscopy Tips via Electrodeposition and Focused Ion Beam Milling
O. Céspedes, A. Luu, F.M.F. Rhen and J.M.D. Coey
Ieee Transactions On Magnetics

2008

Coaxial metal and magnetic alloy nanotubes in polycarbonate templates by electroless deposition
Coaxial metal and magnetic alloy nanotubes in polycarbonate templates by electroless deposition
Electrochemistry Communications

2008

High-frequency permeability of electroplated CoNiFe and CoNiFe-C alloys
F. M. F. Rhen, P. McCloskey, T. O'Donnell and S. Roy
Journal Of Magnetism And Magnetic Materials

2008

Thin-Film-Integrated Power Inductor on Si and Its Performance in an 8-MHz Buck Converter
Ningning Wang, Terence O'Donnell, Ronan Meere, Fernando M. F. Rhen, Saibal Roy, Cian O'Mathuna
Ieee Transactions On Magnetics

2008

Dependence of magnetic properties on micro- to nanostructure of CoNiFe films
Rhen, Fernando M. F.; Roy, Saibal
Journal Of Applied Physics

2008

Electrodeposited CoNiFeP Soft-Magnetic Films for High-Frequency Applications
F. M. F. Rhen and S. Roy
Ieee Transactions On Magnetics