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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

Peer Reviewed Journals

2019

Racemic Amino Acid Piezoelectric Transducer
Guerin, S;O'Donnell, J;Haq, EU;McKeown, C;Silien, C;Rhen, FMF;Soulimane, T;Tofail, SAM;Thompson, D
(2019) Racemic Amino Acid Piezoelectric Transducer
In Physical Review Letters; COLLEGE PK : AMER PHYSICAL SOC
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.047701
[ULIR]

2018

Control of piezoelectricity in amino acids by supramolecular packing
Guerin, S,Stapleton, A,Chovan, D,Mouras, R,Gleeson, M,McKeown, C,Noor, MR,Silien, C,Rhen, FMF,Kholkin, AL,Liu, N,Soulimane, T,Tofail, SAM,Thompson, D
(2018) Control of piezoelectricity in amino acids by supramolecular packing
In Nature materials; pp. 180-
DOI: 10.1038/NMAT5045

2018

Fe-Pt thin film for oxygen reduction reaction
McKeown, C;Rhen, FMF
(2018) Fe-Pt thin film for oxygen reduction reaction
In Journal Of Applied Electrochemistry; DORDRECHT : SPRINGER pp. 1009-1017
DOI: 10.1007/s10800-018-1228-9

2018

Pt nanotube network with high activity for methanol oxidation
McKeown, C,Rhen, FMF
(2018) Pt nanotube network with high activity for methanol oxidation
In Journal Of Applied Electrochemistry; pp. 165-173
DOI: 10.1007/s10800-017-1141-7

2017

Enhanced Methanol Oxidation on Strained Pt Films
Rhen, FMF,McKeown, C
(2017) Enhanced Methanol Oxidation on Strained Pt Films
In Journal Of Physical Chemistry C; pp. 2556-2562
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b11290

2016

Investigation of the magnetization reversal mechanism of electrolessly deposited Co-B nanotubes
Richardson, D,Kingston, S,Rhen, FMF
(2016) Investigation of the magnetization reversal mechanism of electrolessly deposited Co-B nanotubes
In Aip Advances;
DOI: 10.1063/1.4943603

2016

Investigation of Magnetic Properties of Ni-B Nanotubes at Low Temperatures
Rhen, FMF,Richardson, D,Pomar, CAD,Souza, JA
(2016) Investigation of Magnetic Properties of Ni-B Nanotubes at Low Temperatures
In 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
(2015) Synthesis and Characterization of Ni-Fe-B Nanotubes
In Ieee Transactions On Magnetics;
DOI: 10.1109/TMAG.2015.2431552

2015

Increasing the Magnetization of Electrolessly Deposited Ni-B Nanotubes
Richardson, D,Rhen, FMF
(2015) Increasing the Magnetization of Electrolessly Deposited Ni-B Nanotubes
In Ieee Transactions On Magnetics;
DOI: 10.1109/TMAG.2015.2442458

2014

Magnetic Properties of Electroless Deposited Ni-Cu-B Nanotube Arrays
Richardson, D,Rhen, FMF
(2014) Magnetic Properties of Electroless Deposited Ni-Cu-B Nanotube Arrays
In 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
(2013) Preisach analysis of sputtered SmCo thick films
In 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
(2010) Magnetic properties of Ni nanoparticles on microporous silica spheres
In Journal Of Magnetism And Magnetic Materials; pp. 1269-1274

2010

Spin dynamics of polycrystalline Ni films on Si substrate
Rhen, FMF; Godsell, JF; O'Donnell, T; Roy, S
(2010) Spin dynamics of polycrystalline Ni films on Si substrate
In Journal Of Magnetism And Magnetic Materials; pp. 1686-1689
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
(2010) Electrodeposited Anisotropic NiFe 45/55 thin films for high-frequency micro-inductor applications
In Journal Of Magnetism And Magnetic Materials; pp. 1690-1693

2010

Electrodeposition of coercive L1(0) FePt magnets
Rhen, F. M. F.; Coey, J. M. D
(2010) Electrodeposition of coercive L1(0) FePt magnets
In Journal Of Magnetism And Magnetic Materials; pp. 1572-1575

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
(2009) Electroless thin film CoNiFe-B alloys for integrated magnetics on Si
In Electrochimica Acta; pp. 1851-1856

2009

Magnetic properties of nickel nanowires: Effect of deposition temperature
K. M. Razeeb, F. M. F. Rhen, S. Roy
(2009) Magnetic properties of nickel nanowires: Effect of deposition temperature
In Journal Of Applied Physics; pp. 83922-

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
(2008) Fabrication of Magnetic Force Microscopy Tips via Electrodeposition and Focused Ion Beam Milling
In Ieee Transactions On Magnetics; pp. 3248-3251

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
(2008) Coaxial metal and magnetic alloy nanotubes in polycarbonate templates by electroless deposition
In Electrochemistry Communications; pp. 1419-1422

2008

High-frequency permeability of electroplated CoNiFe and CoNiFe-C alloys
F. M. F. Rhen, P. McCloskey, T. O'Donnell and S. Roy
(2008) High-frequency permeability of electroplated CoNiFe and CoNiFe-C alloys
In Journal Of Magnetism And Magnetic Materials; pp. E819-E822

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
(2008) Thin-Film-Integrated Power Inductor on Si and Its Performance in an 8-MHz Buck Converter
In Ieee Transactions On Magnetics; pp. 4096-4099

2008

Dependence of magnetic properties on micro- to nanostructure of CoNiFe films
Rhen, Fernando M. F.; Roy, Saibal
(2008) Dependence of magnetic properties on micro- to nanostructure of CoNiFe films
In Journal Of Applied Physics; pp. 103901-

2008

Electrodeposited CoNiFeP Soft-Magnetic Films for High-Frequency Applications
F. M. F. Rhen and S. Roy
(2008) Electrodeposited CoNiFeP Soft-Magnetic Films for High-Frequency Applications
In Ieee Transactions On Magnetics; pp. 3917-3920

Other Journals

2015

Increasing the Magnetization of Electrolessly Deposited Ni-B Nanotubes
Richardson, David and Rhen, Fernando M. F.
(2015) Increasing the Magnetization of Electrolessly Deposited Ni-B Nanotubes
In 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.
(2015) Synthesis and Characterization of Ni-Fe-B Nanotubes
In 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.
(2014) Magnetic Properties of Electroless Deposited Ni-Cu-B Nanotube Arrays
In 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.
(2008) Coaxial metal and magnetic alloy nanotubes in polycarbonate templates by electroless deposition
In ELECTROCHEMISTRY COMMUNICATIONS; pp. 1419-1422
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,
(2008) High Current Inductor Design for MHz Switching
In 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.
(2007) Design and application of a magnetic field gradient electrode
In ELECTROCHEMISTRY COMMUNICATIONS; pp. 155-158
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.
(2007) Magnetic field induced modulation of anodic area: Rest potential analysis of Zn and Fe
In JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C; pp. 3412-3416
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.
(2007) The magnetic concentration gradient force - Is it real?
In JOURNAL OF SOLID STATE ELECTROCHEMISTRY; pp. 711-717
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
(2006) Magnetic field effect on autocatalysis: Ag and Cu in concentrated nitric acid
In JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B; pp. 6274-6278
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.
(2006) Magnetization of electrodeposited nickel: Role of interstitial carbon
In JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS;
DOI: 10.1063/1.2162508

2005

Oriented cobalt nanowires prepared by electrodeposition in a porous membrane
Chaure, NB and Stamenov, P and Rhen, FMF and Coey, JMD
(2005) Oriented cobalt nanowires prepared by electrodeposition in a porous membrane
In JOURNAL OF MAGNETISM AND MAGNETIC MATERIALS; pp. 1210-1213
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmmm.2004.11.387

2005

Thick-film permanent magnets by membrane electrodeposition
Rhen, FMF and Backen, E and Coey, JMD
(2005) Thick-film permanent magnets by membrane electrodeposition
In JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS;
DOI: 10.1063/1.1923587

2004

Magnetic field effect on the rest potential of zinc
Rhen, FMF and Hinds, G and Coey, JMD
(2004) Magnetic field effect on the rest potential of zinc
In ELECTROCHEMISTRY COMMUNICATIONS; pp. 413-416
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
(2003) Effect of ZrB2 addition on SmCo-1 : 7 high temperature magnets
In JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS; pp. 8683-8685
DOI: 10.1063/1.1558593

2003

Electrodeposited FePt films
Rhen, FMF and Hinds, G and O'Reilly, C and Coey, JMD
(2003) Electrodeposited FePt films
In IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS; pp. 2699-2701
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
(2002) Effect of Fe, Cu, Zr, and Ti on the magnetic properties of SmCo-1 : 7 magnets
In IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS; pp. 2919-2921
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
(2002) Enhanced magnetoresistance in Sr2FeMoO6 by combustion synthesis
In JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY; pp. 2184-2186
DOI: 10.1039/b204540k

2002

Magnetic field effects on the rest potential of ferromagnetic electrodes
Hinds, G and Rhen, FMF and Coey, JMD
(2002) Magnetic field effects on the rest potential of ferromagnetic electrodes
In IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS; pp. 3216-3218
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
(2001) Preisach analysis of epitaxial hard/soft bilayers
In JOURNAL OF MAGNETISM AND MAGNETIC MATERIALS; pp. 1251-1253
DOI: 10.1016/S0304-8853(00)01006-4