Mr Phil Francis

Position

Casual Professional

School /
Work Unit

Office of the PVC SEH

Contact Details

+61 3 9925 2609

phil.francis@rmit.edu.au

Location

Building: 014
Level: 07
Room: 010

City campus

College/Portfolio

Science, Engineering and Health

Philip Francis

RMIT Microscopy and Microanalysis Facility (RMMF)

Qualifications

Cert Eng Electronics (RMIT), Assoc Dip Applied Physics (RMIT), M Tech Applied Physics (RMIT)

Teaching/Work responsibilities

  • Technical support to Colloids Laboratory and Electron Microscope Laboratory
  • Train and assist Electron Microscope users

Research Interests

  • Instrumentation,
  • Holography
  • Lasers

Publications/Other

Book Chapter

  1. W. van Megen, S.M. Underwood, J. Mueller, T.C. Mortensen, S.I. Henderson, J.L. Harland and P. Francis, “Particle diffusion and crystallisation in suspensions of hard spheres”, Proc. NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Light Scattering and Photon Correlation Spectroscopy, Krakow, Poland, Aug. 1996 (Published in “Light Scattering and Photon Correlation Spectroscopy” edited by E. R. Pike and J. B. Abbiss; Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp 209-224)

Journal Articles

  1. P.S. Francis, “Time switch from old alarm clock”, Electronics Australia, P109, Sept. (1969)
  2. W. van Megen, S.M. Underwood, J. Mueller, T.C. Mortensen, S.I. Henderson, J.L. Harland and P. Francis, “Particle diffusion and crystallisation in suspensions of hard spheres”, Prog. Theor. Phys. Suppl., 126, 171-180 (1997)
  3. P.S. Francis, S. Martin, G. Bryant, W. van Megen and P.A. Wilksch, “Crystallisation Spectrometer”, Rev. Sci. Inst. 73: 3878-3884 (2002).

Conferences Papers/Publications

  1. P.S. Francis, “Visible and Near Infra-red Measurements of Foliage and Smoke/Flame spectra using a modified Microspectrophotometer”, presented to, and included in the published extended abstracts of The Third Applied Physics Conference of the Australian Institute of Physics, Melbourne (1984)

Patents

  1. PVH Sabine, “Stress induced optical waveguides fabricated by an embossing process”, 21232/77 (1997) Australia
  2. “Plotting Implements – Light Pen”, 4926348 (May 1990) USA
  3. “Plotting apparatus using a light source moved on a photosensitive surface”, 608553 (1991) Australia