Post graduate student PhD (part-time) Experimental Physics Officer, School of Physics
M.Sc. in Bioengineering, Trinity College Dublin, 2007. Currently studying for a Ph.D. in Biomedical Physics (part time), working under the supervision of Prof. M.J.Coey and Yuri Volo
Nigel received a M.Sc. in Bioengineering from Trinity College Dublin in 2007. Currently studying for a Ph.D. in Biomedical Physics (part time), working under the supervision of Prof. M.J.Coey and Yuri Volo
Following a number of years working for the Hewlett Packard Corporation as a product engineer, currently working as an experimental officer in the school of Physics providing research and design support to Magnetism and Plasma/Pulsed Laser Deposition groups.
Research work includes investigating,
- Detection of single and multi-segmented magnetic nanowires using yoke-shaped GMR sensors and TMR magnetic tunnel junction sensors integrated into a microfluidic channels
- Detection of neuron network response when subjected to pulse magnetic fields
- J. Y. Chen, N. Carroll, J. F. Feng and J. M. D. Coey, "Yoke-shaped MgO-barrier magnetic tunnel junction sensors", Appl. Phys. Lett. MS# L12-12154.