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Dr George Fern

Dr George Fern
Academic Director/Reader

Summary

George Fern is a chemist by background who has worked in engineering since 2006.  He has a broad skills set in developing and delivering collaborative research and development projects, from inorganic and organic materials chemistry to integration into polymeric materials and electronic devices.  His research focus is on opto-electronic materials and devices for applications ranging from horticulture to displays and lighting.  

He has a keen interest in materials characterisation and is the Academic Director of the Experimental Techniques Centre and Director of the Wolfson Centre for Sustainable Materials Processing and Characterisation.

He is a Chartered Chemist and Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society.

Newest selected publications

Behrman, K., Fouilloux, J., Ireland, T., Fern, GR., Silver, J. and Kymissis, I. (2021) 'Early defect identification for micro light-emitting diode displays via photoluminescent and cathodoluminescent imaging'. Journal of the Society for Information Display, 29 (4). pp. 264 - 274. ISSN: 1071-0922

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Volhard, M., Yu, L., den Engelsen, D., Fern, GR., Ireland, TG. and Silver, J. (2020) 'Crystal structure, photoluminescence and cathodoluminescence of Ba1-xSrxAl2O4 doped with Eu2+'. Optical Materials Express, 9 (10). pp. 1951 - 1961. ISSN: 2159-3930 Open Access Link

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den Engelsen, D., Fern, GR., Ireland, TG., Yang, F. and Silver, J. (2020) 'Photoluminescence and cathodoluminescence of BaAl2O4:Eu2+ and undoped BaAl2O4: evidence for F-centres'. Optical Materials Express, 10 (8). pp. 1962 - 1980. ISSN: 2159-3930 Open Access Link

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den Engelsen, D., Fern, GR., Ireland, TG. and Silver, J. (2020) 'Laser-Activated Luminescence of BaAl2O4:Eu'. ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, 9 (2). pp. 026001 - 026001. ISSN: 2162-8777 Open Access Link

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Volhard, M., den Engelsen, D., Fern, GR., Ireland, TG. and Silver, J. (2019) 'Crystal structure, photoluminescence and cathodoluminescence of Ba1-xCaxAl2O4 doped with Eu2+'. Optical Materials Express, 9 (10). pp. 3895 - 3910. ISSN: 2159-3930 Open Access Link

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