Dr George Fern

Senior Lecturer (Wolfson Centre)

Room: H101
Brunel University
Uxbridge
UB8 3PH
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1895 265628
Email: george.fern@brunel.ac.uk

Summary

Research and Teaching

Publications

Publications

Journal Papers

(2012) Salimian, A., Fern, GR., Withnall, R. and Silver, J., A novel method for the preparation of non-agglomerated nanometre sized particles of lanthanum phosphate phosphors utilising a high surface area support in the firing process, Journal of Materials Chemistry 22 (40) : 21529- 21532

(2011) Paul, S., Paul, D., Fern, GR. and Ray, AK., Surface plasmon resonance imaging detection of silver nanoparticle-tagged immunoglobulin, Journal of the Royal Society Interface 8 (61) : 1204- 1211

(2009) Fern, G., Ireland, T., Silver, J., Withnall, R., Michette, A., Mcfaul, C. and Pfauntsch, S., Characterisation of Gd2O2S:Pr phosphor screens for water window X-ray detection, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 600 (2) : 434- 439

(2009) Withnall, R., Silver, J., Ireland, TG., Fern, GR. and Marsh, PJ., Structure and morphology of ACEL ZnS:Cu,Cl phosphor powder etched by hydrochloric acid, Journal of the Electrochemical Society 156 (11) : J326- J332

(2008) Withnall, R., Silver, J., Fern, GR., Ireland, TG., Lipman, AL. and Patel, B., Experimental and theoretical luminous efficacies of phosphors used in combination with blue-emitting LEDs for lighting and backlighting, Journal of the Society for Information Display 16 (2) : 359- 366

(2008) Silver, J., Withnall, R., Ireland, TG., Fern, GR. and Zhang, S., Light-emitting nanocasts formed from bio-templates: FESEM and cathodoluminescent imaging studies of butterfly scale replicas, Nanotechnology 19 (9) : 095302

(2007) Silver, J., Withnall, R., Lipman, A., Ireland, TG. and Fern, GR., Low-voltage cathodoluminescent red emitting phosphors for field emission displays, Journal of Luminescence 122-123 562- 566

(2006) Mather, TA., McCabe, JR., Rai, VK., Thiemens, MH., Pyle, DM., Heaton, THE., Sloane, HJ. and Fern, GR., Oxygen and sulfur isotopic composition of volcanic sulfate aerosol at the point of emission, J Geophys Res-Atmos 111 (D18) : D18205

(2006) Mather, TA., Pyle, DM., McCabe, JR., Rai, VK., Thiemens, MH., Heaton, THE., Sloane, HJ. and Fern, GR., Oxygen and sulfur isotopic composition of volcanic sulfate aerosol at the point of emission, Journal of Geophysical Research D: Atmospheres 111 (18)

(2006) Withnall, R., Lipman, AL., Fern, GR., Rose, A. and Silver, J., Redox properties of a green emitting ZnGa2O4:Mn low voltage cathodoluminescent phosphor, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 17 (9) : 745- 753

(2006) Withnall, R., Silver, J., Wilstead, N., Ireland, TG., Fern, GR., Klein, D., Bishton, S. and Rhodes, B., Stimulation of visible luminescence by irradiation of a novel phosphor screen with an infrared beam, Optical Engineering 45 (2) : 024001

(2006) Mather, TA., McCabe, JR., Rai, VK., Thiemens, MH., Pyle, DM., Heaton, THE., Sloane, HJ. and Fern, GR., The oxygen and sulfur isotopic composition of volcanic aerosol at the point of emission, Journal of Geophys Res 111 (D18) : D18205

(2005) Fern, GR., Mather, TA. and Pyle, DM., Investigation of near-source basaltic glasses using Fe-57 Mossbauer spectroscopy, Hyperfine Interactions 166 (1-4) : 705- 708

(2005) Silver, J., Withnall, R., Ireland, TG. and Fern, G., Novel nano-structured phosphor materials cast from natural Morpho butterfly scales, Journal of Modern Optics 52 (7) : 999- 1007

(2005) Barrett, E., Fern, GR., Ray, B., Withnall, R. and Silver, J., UV photoluminescence from small particles of calcium cadmium sulfide solid solutions, Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics 7 (6) : S265- S269

(2004) Cornelius, VJ., Snowden, MJ., Silver, J. and Fern, GR., A study of the binding of the biologically important hematin molecule to a novel imidazole containing poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) microgel, Reactive and Functional Polymers 58 (3) : 165- 173

(2003) Pinkrah, VT., Snowden, MJ., Mitchell, JC., Seidel, J., Chowdhry, BZ. and Fern, GR., Physicochemical properties of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide-co-4-vinylpyridine) cationic polyelectrolyte colloidal microgels, Langmuir 19 (3) : 585- 590 Download publication

(2003) Withnall, R., Martinez-Rubio, MI., Fern, GR., Ireland, TG. and Silver, J., Photonic phosphors based on cubic Y2O3: Tb3+ infilled into a synthetic opal lattice, Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics 5 (4) : S81- S85

(2003) Pinkrah, VT., Snowden, MJ., Mitchell, JC., Seidel, J., Chowdhry, BZ. and Fern, GR., Physicochemical properties of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide-co-4-vinylpyridine) cationic polyelectrolyte colloidal microgels, Langmuir 19 (3) : 585- 590

(2003) Silver, J., Martinez-Rubio, MI., Ireland, TG., Fern, GR. and Withnall, R., Yttrium oxide upconverting phosphors. Part 4: Upconversion luminescent emission from thulium-doped yttrium oxide under 632.8-nm light excitation, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 107 (7) : 1548- 1553 Download publication

(2002) Anandan, S., Silver, J., Fern, GR., Titler, PJ. and McCammon, CS., A high pressure Mossbauer spectroscopy study on 57Fe(III)[OEP]Cl, Hyperfine Interactions 5 261- 264

(2002) Martinez-Rubio, MI., Ireland, TG., Fern, GR., Silver, J. and Snowden, MJ., A synthetic method for the production of a range of particle sizes for Y2O3: Eu phosphors using a copolymer microgel of NIPAM and AMPS, Journal of The Electrochemical Society 149 (2) : H53- H58

(2002) Cornelius, VJ., Titler, PJ., Fern, GR., Miller, JR., Silver, J., Snowden, MJ. and McCammon, CA., An interesting spin-state transition for [Fe(PPIX)OH] induced by high pressure in a diamond anvil cell, Hyperfine Interactions 144-145 (1-4) : 359- 363

(2002) Withnall, R., Ireland, TG., Martinez-Rubio, MI., Fern, GR. and Silver, J., Rare-earth element anti-Stokes emission from three inverse photonic lattices, Journal of Modern Optics 49 (5-6) : 965- 976

(2002) Sosa-Sanchez, JL., Galindo, A., Gnecco, D., Bernes, S., Fern, GR., Silver, J., Sosa-Sanchez, A. and Enriquez, RG., Synthesis and characterization of a new (phthalocyaninato)bis(carboxylate) silicon(IV) compound with increased solubility, Journal of Porphyrins & Phthalocyanines 6 (3) : 198- 202 Download publication

(2001) Silver, J., Fern, GR., Miller, JR., Slade, E., Ahmet, M., Houlton, A., Evans, DJ. and Leigh, GJ., Electrostatic field effects manifested in ferrocenyl metal complexes and the crystal structure of [Fe(η5-C5H5)(η5-C5H4CHNNHC5H4N]·HCl, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry 637 311- 317

(2001) Martinez-Rubio, MI., Ireland, TG., Fern, G., Silver, J. and Snowden, MJ., A new application for microgels: Novel method for the synthesis of spherical particles of the Y2O3: Eu phosphor using a copolymer microgel of NIPAM and acrylic acid, Langmuir 17 (22) : 7145- 7149 Download publication

(2001) Silver, J., Frampton, CS., Fern, GR., Davies, DA., Miller, JR. and Sosa-Sanchez, JL., Novel seven coordination geometry of Sn(IV): crystal structures of phthalocyaninato bis(undecylcarboxylato)Sn(IV), its Si(IV) analogue, and phthalocyaninato bis(chloro)silicon(IV). The electrochemistry of the Si(IV) analogue and related compounds., Inorganic Chemistry 40 (21) : 5434- 5439 Download publication

(2001) Silver, J., Martinez-Rubio, MI., Ireland, TG., Fern, GR. and Withnall, R., The effect of particle morphology and crystallite size on the upconversion luminescence properties of erbium and ytterbium co-doped yttrium oxide phosphors, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 105 (5) : 948- 953 Download publication

(2001) Newport, A., Fern, GR., Ireland, T., Withnall, R., Silver, J. and Vecht, A., Up-conversion emission phosphors based on doped silica glass ceramics prepared by sol-gel methods: control of silica glass ceramics containing anatase and rutile crystallites, Journal of Materials Chemistry 11 (5) : 1447- 1451

(2001) Silver, J., Martinez-Rubio, MI., Ireland, TG., Fern, GR. and Withnall, R., Yttrium oxide upconverting phosphors. 3. Upconversion luminescent emission from europium-doped yttrium oxide under 632.8 nm light excitation, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 105 (38) : 9107- 9112 Download publication

(2000) Silver, J., Marsh, PJ., Symons, MC., Svistunenko, DA., Frampton, CS. and Fern, GR., Crystal structure of bis(4-methylimidazole)tetraphenylporphyrinatoiron(III) chloride and related compounds. Correlation of ground state with Fe-N bond lengths., Inorganic Chemistry 39 (13) : 2874- 2881 Download publication

(1999) Jing, X., Ireland, T., Gibbons, C., Barber, DJ., Silver, J., Vecht, A., Fern, G., Trowga, P. and Morton, DC., Control of Y2O3: Eu spherical particle phosphor size, assembly properties, and performance for FED and HDTV, Journal of The Electrochemical Society 146 (12) : 4654- 4658

(1999) Silver, J., Fern, GR., Miller, JR., McCammon, CA., Evans, DJ. and Leigh, GJ., Effects of temperature and pressure on the Mossbauer spectra of models for the [4Fe-4S](2+) clusters of iron-sulfur proteins and the structure of [PPh4](2)[Fe4S4(SCH2 CO2C2H5)(4)], Inorganic Chemistry 38 (19) : 4256- 4261 Download publication

(1995) Lopez, C., Bosque, R., Solans, X., Font-Bardia, M., Silver, J. and Fern, G., Alkyne insertions into the σ-Pd–C(sp2, ferrocene) bond of cyclopalladated complexes containing Schiff bases derived from ferrocene. Crystal structures of [Pd{[(EtCCEt)2(η5-C5H3CRNCH2Ph)]Fe(η5-C5H5)}Cl](R = H or Me), Journal of the Chemical Society (11) : 1839- 1849

(1995) Lopez, C., Bosque, R., Solans, X., Font-Bardia, M., Silver, J. and Fern, G., Palladium(II)-induced preferential activation of the σ[Csp2(phenyl)–Cl] bond versusσ[Csp2(ferrocene)–H]. Crystal structure of [Fe(η5-C5H5){η5-C5H4CH2NCH(C6H3Cl2-2,6)}], Journal of the Chemical Society (24) : 4053- 4058

(1994) Bosque, R., Solans, X., Font-Bardia, M., Tramuns, D., Fern, G. and Silver, J., Effects of the nature of the nitrogen donor atom (sp2versus sp3) upon the properties and chemistry of palladated complexes with σ(Pd–Csp2, ferrocene) bonds, Journal of the Chemical Society (20) : 3039- 3046

Conference Papers

(2007) Silver, J., Withnall, R., Fern, GR., Marsh, PJ., Ireland, TG., Harris, PG., PSA, E., Southee, DJ., Hay, G., Harrison, DJ. and KFB, B., The fabrication of miniaturized electrode circuitry by offset lithographic printing for novel electroluminescent displays, Asia Display 2007 International Conference (AD'07)

(2007) Silver, J., Withnall, R., Fern, G. and Lipman, A., White light production from blue LEDs: the synthesis of small particle YAG : Ce type phosphors for solid state lighting, Asia Display 2007 International Conference (AD'07)

(2006) Silver, J., Withnall, R., Staple, A., Lipman, A., Ireland, T., Fern, GR., Harris, PG., English, RJ. and Heaton, JR., Development of printable phosphor inks for high definition displays, SID International Symposium 2006 Download publication

(2006) Withnall, R., Silver, J., Fern, GR., Marsh, PJ., Ireland, T., Evans, PSA., Southee, DJ., Hay, GI., Harrison, DJ. and Breen, KFB., Low cost, flexible electroluminescent displays with a novel electrode architecture printed by offset lithography, SID International Symposium 2006

(2006) Withnall, R., Silver, J., Fern, GR., Salimian, A., Ireland, TG. and Marsh, PJ., An investigation into shifts in emission wavelengths of ZnS:Cu,Cl ACEL phosphor powders following annealing and low temperature quenching, 13th International Workshop on Inorganic and Organic Electroluminescence & 2006 International Conference on Science and Technology of Emissive Displays and Lighting

(2006) Silver, J., Withnall, R., Fern, GR., Marsh, PJ., Ireland, TG. and Salimian, A., Correlating the ACEL performance of phosphor powders ZnS:Cu,X(X = Cl, Br) with their charge trap characteristics, 13th International Display Workshop (IDW'06)

(2006) Withnall, R., Silver, J., Fern, GR., Marsh, PJ., Evans, TG., Evans, PSA., Southee, DJ., Hay, GI., Harrison, DJ. and Breen, KFB., Fabrication of miniaturised electrode circuitry by conductive lithographic film printing for novel electroluminescent displays, 13th International Workshop on Inorganic and Organic Electroluminescence & 2006 International Conference on Science and Technology of Emissive Displays and Lighting

(2006) Silver, J., Withnall, R., Marsh, PJ., Lipman, A., Ireland, T. and Fern, GR., P.122: high density packing of submicron spherical particles of the Y2O3:EU3+ phosphor for low voltage FPDs, SID International Symposium 2006 Download publication

(2006) Withnall, R., Silver, J., Ireland, TG., Marsh, PJ. and Fern, GR., Probing charge traps in ACEL phosphor powders ZnS:Cu, X (X = Cl, Br, I) by means of thermoluminescence, 13th International Workshop on Inorganic and Organic Electroluminescence & 2006 International Conference on Science and Technology of Emissive Displays and Lighting

(2006) Silver, J., Withnall, R., Fern, GR., Ireland, TG. and Costa, P., Synthesis of nano-rods of ZnS:Cu, Cl ACEL phosphors via a novel sonication route, 13th International Workshop on Inorganic and Organic Electroluminescence & 2006 International Conference on Science and Technology of Emissive Displays and Lighting

(2006) Withnall, R., Silver, J., Fern, GR., Lipman, AL. and Rose, JA., Synthesis of small particle YAG:Ce phosphors for white LEDs, 13th International Workshop on Inorganic and Organic Electroluminescence & 2006 International Conference on Science and Technology of Emissive Displays and Lighting

(2005) Silver, J., Withnall, R., Marsh, PJ., Lipman, A., Ireland, T. and Fern, GR., A new oxide/oxysulfide based phosphor triad and high-efficiency green-emitting (Y,Gd)2O2S: Tb phosphor for FED applications, Digest of Technical Papers - SID International Symposium Download publication

(2005) Silver, J., Withnall, R., Rose, J., Wilstead, N., Fern, G., Bishton, S., Klein, D., Rhodes, B., Barclay, C. and Whitmarsh, J., Broad-band green phosphor screens as a light source for head up displays in moving platforms, Opto-Ireland 2005 Conference, Opto-Ireland 2005: Optical Sensing and Spectroscopy (5826) : 537- 544

(2005) Silver, J., Withnall, R., Rose, J., Wilstead, N., Fern, G., Bishton, S., Klein, D., Rhodes, B., Barclay, C. and Whitmarsh, J., Broad-band green phosphor screens as a light source for head up displays in moving platforms, SPIE

(2005) Silver, J., Withnall, R., Marsh, PJ., Lipman, A., Vimalaranjithan, S. and Fern, GR., Cathodoluminescence studies on Y2SiO5 : Tb and Y2SiO5 : Ce phosphors prepared by sol gel synthesis and a high-efficiency green-emitting (Y,Gd)(2)O2S : Tb phosphor for FED applications, 25th International Display Research Conference (Eurodisplay 2005)

(2005) Withnall, R., Silver, J., Wilstead, N., Ireland, TG., Fern, GR., Klein, D., Bishton, S. and Rhodes, B., The use of a novel phosphor screen for visualising the infrared beam of a gas detector, Opto-Ireland 2005 Conference, Opto-Ireland 2005: Optical Sensing and Spectroscopy (5826) : 425- 436

(2005) Withnall, R., Silver, J., Barrett, E., Fern, GR. and Ray, B., Wavelength tunable emission from II-VI phosphors excited by electron or UV light for display applications, Digest of Technical Papers - SID International Symposium 2006 Download publication

(2004) Silver, J., Fern, GR., Withnall, R. and Lipman, AL., A novel synthetic process for producing small particle printable FED phosphors, Photonics Focus

(2004) Silver, J., Lipman, AL., Fern, GR. and Withnall, R., A synthetic route to ZnGa2O4:Mn2+ phosphor utilizing oxalic acid for both facile synthesis and to aid in ensuring that Mn2+ is not oxidised during the firing process, SID International Symposium Download publication

(2004) Silver, J., Ireland, TG., Withnall, R., Fern, GR. and Sancho, D., Investigation of spherical particles of (Y2-(X+Y)Gdx)O3:Euy3+ (where x = 0.02 to 0.4, y = 0.04) and cubic Y2O3:Eu3+ for low voltage applications, Royal Society of Chemistry

(2003) Cornelius, VJ., Snowden, MJ. and Fern, GR., Study of the binding of the biologically important hematin molecule to a novel imidazole containing poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) microgel., 226th National Meeting of the American-Chemical-Society, Abstracts of papers of the American Chemical Society (226) : U394- U394

(2003) Silver, J., Withnall, R., Martinez-Rubio, MI., Ireland, TG. and Fern, GR., The first cathodoluminescence spectra from photonic band gap phosphors for low voltage applications, SID International Symposium Download publication

(2003) Silver, J., Martinez-Rubio, MI., Ireland, TG., Fern, GR. and Withnall, R., Phosphor based photonic crystals for active memory devices and enhanced light emission, The Physics Congress 2003

(2003) Withnall, R., Ireland, TG., Fern, G., Wray, D. and Silver, J., Cathodoluminescence-properties of 3-dimensional nano-structured inverse and infilled photonic band gap y2O3 phosphors, Nanomaterials and Nanomanufacturing International Conference

(2003) Cornelius, VJ., Fern, GR., Miller, JR., Silver, J., Snowden, MJ. and McCammon, CA., Iron protoporphyrin IX hydroxide-A high pressure Mossbauer spectroscopic study, 44th meeting The Royal Society of Chemistry Mossbauer Discussion Group

(2003) Cornelius, VJ., Snowden, MJ., Silver, J. and Fern, GR., Mimicking blood using synthetic colloidal microgels, SET for Britain

(2003) Silver, J., Ireland, TG., Fern, GR. and Withnall, R., New implications for control of the dopant level in cubic Y2O3:Eu3+ phosphors from Mossbauer spectroscopic data, 44th Meeting RSC Mossbauer Discussion Group

(2003) Withnall, R., Martinez-Rubio, MI., Marsh, PJ., Ireland, TG., Fern, GR. and Silver, J., Phosphor based photonic crystals in enhanced light emission applications in photoluminescence and cathodoluminescence and uses in acive memory devices, Phosphor Global Summit 2003

(2003) Silver, J., Barett, E., Marsh, PJ., Ireland, TG., Fern, GR. and Withnall, R., Small, spherical phosphor particles for photoluminescence applications, Phosphor Global Summit 2003

(2002) Silver, J., Withnall, R., Martinez-Rubio, MI., Ireland, TG. and Fern, GR., Photonic crystals for display applications, SID International Symposium Download publication

(2002) Anandan, S., Silver, J., Fern, GR., Titler, PJ. and McCammon, CA., A high pressure wissbauer spectroscopy study of [(FeOEPCl)-Fe-57], , Hyperfine Interactions (5) : 261- 264

(2002) Silver, J., Galliano, RI., Fern, GR., Ireland, TG. and Withnall, R., A novel synthesis of Y2O3 phosphor using carbon dioxide and ammonia for high definition CRT and FED applications, SID International Symposium Download publication

(2002) Cornelius, VJ., Titler, PJ., Fern, GR., Miller, JR., Silver, J., Snowden, MJ. and McCammon, CA., An interesting spin-state transition for [Fe(PPIX)OH] induced by high pressure in a diamond anvil cell, 5th Seeheim Workshop on Mossbauer Spectroscopy, Hyperfine Interactions (144) : 359- 363

(2002) Silver, J., Galliano, RI., Fern, GR., Ireland TG. and Withnall, R., Aqueous/gas mehod for tailoring particle morphologyof phosphor materials which can be applied to to a range of oxide and carbonate, RSC Materials Chemistry Technology Seminar

(2002) Silver, J., Galliano, RI., Fern, GR., Ireland, TG. and Withnall, R., Aqueous/gas method for tailoring particle morphology of ternary oxides and carbonate materials, RSC Particle Technology Seminar

(2002) Withnall, R., Martinez-Rubio, MI., Ireland, TG., Fern, GR. and Silver, J., Engineering photonic crystals, RSC Materials Chemistry Technology Seminar

(2002) Silver, J., Ananadan, S., Davies, DA., Fern, GR., Marsh, PJ., Miller, JR., Titler, PJ. and McCammon, CA., High pressure Mossbauer spectroscopic studies of molecular solids. The importance of 'free' space in molecular lattices, 26th International Conference on the Applications of the Mossbauer Effect, Hyperfine Interactions (141) : 109- 117

(2002) Silver, J., Withnall, R., Martinez-Rubio, MI., Fern, GR. and Silver, J., New photonic phosphors, Photon 02

(2002) Silver, J., Martinez-Rubio, MI., Gebretansae, S., Fern, GR. and Snowden, MJ., P51: A novel synthetic method for the controlled production of particle desired size for Y2O3:Eu phosphor using copolymer microgels of NIPAM, SID International Symposium Download publication

(2002) Withnall, R., Martinez-Rubio, MI., Ireland, TG., Fern, GR. and Silver, J., Photonic crystals prepared from nanoparticles, RSC Particle Technology Seminar

(2001) Silver, J., Marsh, PJ., Withnall, R. and Fern, GR., Efficient upconversion luminescence from YNbO4:Er3+, 1st International Conference on the Science and Technology of Emissive Displays and Lighting

(2001) Silver, J., Martinez-Rubio, MI., Ireland, TG. and Withnall, R., Luminescent properties of rare earth-doped photonic crystals, Quantum Electronics and Photonics 15

(2001) Martinez-Rubio, MI., Ireland, T., Fern, GR., silver, J. and Withnall, R., Rare-earth doped photonic crystals, 1st International Conference on the Science and Technology of Emissive Displays and Lighting

(2000) Silver, J., Davies, DA., Marsh, PJ., Newport AC., Ovenstone, J., Ireland, TG., Staple, AJ., Wilstead, N., Rose, JA., Martinez, MI., Withnall, R., Fern, GR., Titler, PJ. and Vecht, A., Light emission from solids and its relevance to the modern display electronics and photonics industries, SID

(2000) Fern, G., Silver, J., Withnall, R., Snowden, MJ. and Woodward, N., Modelling biologically active iron sites using colloidal copolymer microgels, 44th Meeting, Mossbauer Spectroscopy Discussion

(2000) Fern, GR., Silver, J., Withnall, R., Snowden, MJ. and Woodward, N., Oxygen activating biological sites modelled using novel colloidal co-polymer microgels, SET for Britain

(2000) Silver, J., Martinez-Rubio, MI., Ireland, TG., Fern, GR., Ovenstone, J. and Withnall, R., Studies on anti-stokes emission from metal oxides (doped with Er3+ and Yb3+) stimulated by 632.8 nm laser excitation, 6th International Conference on Phosphors and Display Tech

(1999) Titler, PJ., Fern, G., Silver, J., Evans, DJ. and McCammon, CA., High pressure Mossbauer studies of [NEt4]2[Fe2S2Cl4], [NEt4]3[Fe2S2Cl4], [NEt4]3[Fe6S6Cl6], International Conference on the Applications of the Mossbauer Effect

(1999) Withnall, R., Silver, J., Fern, G. and Smalley, JW., Raman spectra of the black-pigmenting anaerobic bacterium Porphyromonas gingivalis, , Spectroscopy of Biological Molecules: New Directions 573- 574

(1999) Newport, A., Fern, GR., Ireland, TG., Withnall, R., Silver, J. and Vecht, A., The potential of doped silica glass ceramics prepared by Sol-Gel methods as up conversion emission phosphors: Ceramics containing anatase and rutile phases, 5th International Conference on Science & Technology of Display Phosphors

(1998) Fern, GR., Silver, J., Snowden, MJ. and Withnall, R., Characterisation a novel supported iron protoporphyrin IX complex bound to an aqueous colloidal microgel as a model haem complex, ICORS 16 Supplementary Volume

(1998) Fern, G., Silver, J., Evans, D. and McCammon, CA., High pressure Mossbauer studies of [NEt4]2[Fe2S2Cl4], [NEt4]3[Fe2S2Cl4], [NEt4]3[Fe6S6Cl6], 39th Meeting The Royal Society of CHemistry Mossbauer Spectroscopy

(1997) Evans, DJ., Silver, J., Fern, GR., Miller, JR. and McCammon, CM., The effect of high pressure on models for the [4Fe-4S] clusters of iron-sulfur proteins, European Research Conference, Chemistry of metals in biological systems

(1997) Evans, DJ., Silver, J., Fern, G., Miller, JR. and McCammon, CM., The effect of high pressure on models for the [4Fe-4S] clusters of iron-sulfur proteins, The Royal Society of Chemistry, Dalton Discussion No. 2, Biorganic Chemistry

(2006) Silver, J., Withnall, R., Staple, A., Lipman, A., Ireland, T., Fern, GR., Harris, PG., English, RJ. and Heaton, JR., Development of printable phosphor inks for high definition displays, , Digest of Technical Papers - SID International Symposium (37) : 1275- 1278

(2006) Silver, J., Withnall, R., Marsh, PJ., Lipman, A., Ireland, T. and Fern, GR., High density packing of submicrometer spherical particles of the y O: Eu phosphor for low voltage FPDs, , Digest of Technical Papers - SID International Symposium (37) : 648- 651

(2005) Silver, J., Withnall, R., Marsh, PJ., Lipman, A., Vimalaranjithan, S. and Fern, GR., P-3: Cathodoluminescence studies on YSiO:Tb and YSiO:Ce phosphors prepared by sol gel synthesis and a high-efficiency green-emitting (Y,Gd)OS:Tb phosphor for FED applications, , SID Conference Record of the International Display Research Conference (2005) : 222- 225

Book Chapters

(1999) Withnall, R., Silver, J., Fern, G. and Smalley, JW., Raman spectroscopy of the black pigmenting anaerobic bacterium porphyromonas gingivalis. In: Greve, J. and Puppels, GJ. eds. Spectroscopy of biological molecules: New directions. Springer 573- 574

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