Jessamyn A. Fairfield

Lecturer, NUI Galway

Ph.D. Physics, University of Pennsylvania (2011)
M.S. Physics, University of Pennsylvania (2009)
B.A. Physics and Applied Math, University of California Berkeley (2005)

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. A. Cardinot, V. McCauley, J. Fairfield “Designing physics board games: a practical guide for educators” Physics Education, 57 (3), 035006, 2022.
  2. A. Cardinot, J. Fairfield “Alternative conceptions of astronomy: how Irish secondary students understand Gravity, Seasons, and the Big Bang” EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 17 (4), em1950, 2021.
  3. H. Schiebel, R. Stone, E. Rivera, J. Fairfield “Developing Science Communication Skills in Early Career Scientists” Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin, 30 (1), 35-38, 2021.
  4. J. Roche, J. Fairfield, A. Gallagher, L. Bell “Bright Club: Establishing a Science Comedy Variety Night in Ireland” Science Communication, 42(1), 130, 2020.
  5. A. Cardinot, J. Fairfield “A Play-Centric Approach to Science Education” Electronic Proceedings of the ESERA 2019 Conference. Part 3: Science teaching processes, 409, 2019.
  6. A. Cardinot, J. Fairfield “Game-Based Learning to Engage Students With Physics and Astronomy Using a Board Game” International Journal of Game-Based Learning 9(1), 42, 2019.
  7. J. Fairfield “Nanostructured Materials for Neural Electrical Interfaces” Advanced Functional Materials 28 (12), 1701145, 2018.
  8. S. Oliver, J. Fairfield, A. Bellew, S. Lee, J. Champlain, L. Ruppalt, J. Boland, P. Vora “Quantum Point Contacts and Resistive Switching in Ni/NiO Nanowire Junctions” Applied Physics Letters 109, 203101, 2016.
  9. J. Fairfield, C. Rocha, C. O’Callaghan, M. Ferreira, J. Boland “Co-percolation to tune conductive behaviour in dynamical metallic nanowire networks” Nanoscale, 8 (43), 18516, 2016.
  10. P. Gkoupidenis, D. Koutsouras, T. Lonjaret, J. Fairfield, G. Malliaras “Orientation selectivity in a multi-gated organic electrochemical transistor” Scientific Reports 6, 27007, 2016.
  11. C. O’Kelly, J. Fairfield, D. McCloskey, H. Manning, J. Donegan, J. Boland “Associative Enhancement of Time Correlated Response to Heterogeneous Stimuli in a Neuromorphic Nanowire Device” Advanced Electronic Materials 1500458, 2016.
  12. P. Gkoupidenis, N. Schaefer, X. Strakosas, J. Fairfield, G. Malliaras “Synaptic plasticity functions in an organic electrochemical transistor”, Applied Physics Letters 107, 263302, 2015.
  13. A. Bell, J. Fairfield, E. McCarthy, S. Mills, J. Boland, G. Baffou, D. McCloskey, “Quantitative study of the photothermal properties of metallic nanowire networks”, ACS Nano 9 (5), 5551, 2015.
  14. C. O’Kelly, J. Fairfield, J. Boland, “A Single Nanoscale Junction with Programmable Multilevel Memory”, ACS Nano, 8(11), 11724, 2014.
  15. J. Fairfield, C. Ritter, A. Bellew, E. McCarthy, M. Ferreira, J. Boland, “Effective Electrode Length Enhances Electrical Activation of Nanowire Networks: Experiment and Simulation” ACS Nano, 8 (9), 9542–9549, 2014.
  16. A. Bellew, A. Bell, E. McCarthy, J. Fairfield, J. Boland, “Programmability of Nanowire Networks” Nanoscale, 6, 9632, 2014.
  17. P. Nirmalraj, A. Bellew, A. Bell, J. Fairfield, E. McCarthy, C. O’Kelly, L. Pereira, S. Sorel, D. Morosan, J. Coleman, M. Ferreira, J. Boland “Manipulating Connectivity and Electrical Conductivity in Metallic Nanowire Networks” Nano Letters 12 (11), 5966, 2012.
  18. J. Fairfield, T. Dadosh, M. Drndic “Characterization of memory and measurement history in photoconductivity of nanocrystal arrays” Applied Physics Letters 97, 143112, 2010.
  19. L. Willis*, J. Fairfield*, T. Dadosh*, M. Fischbein, M. Drndic “Controlling nanogap quantum dot photoconductivity through optoelectronic trap manipulation” Nano Letters 9 (12), 4191, 2009.
  20. C. Querner, S. Wang, K. Healy, J. Fairfield, M. Fischbein and M. Drndic “Fluorescence dynamics of semiconductor nanorod clusters studied by correlated atomic-force, transmission-electron and fluorescence microscopy” J. Phys. Chem. C 112 (50), 19945, 2008.
  21. N. Roe, C. Bebek, K. Dawson, J. Emes, M. Fabricius, J. Fairfield, D. Groom, S. Holland, A. Karcher, W. Kolbe, N. Palaio, G. Wang, “Radiation-tolerant, red-sensitive CCDs for dark energy investigations,” Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A, Vol. 572 Issue 1, 526, 2007.
  22. D. Groom, C. Bebek, M. Fabricius, J. Fairfield, A. Karcher, W. Kolbe, N. Roe, J. Steckert, “Characterization of LBNL SNAP CCDs: Quantum efficiency, reflectivity, and point-spread function,” Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 38, 1038, 2006.
  23. S. Holland, C. Bebek, K. Dawson, J. Emes, M. Fabricius, J. Fairfield, D. Groom, A. Karcher, W. Kolbe, N. Palaio, N. Roe, G. Wang, “High-voltage-compatible, fully depleted CCDs,” Proc. SPIE 6276, High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy II, 62760B 2006.
  24. J. Fairfield, D. Groom, S. Bailey, C. Bebek, S. Holland, A. Karcher, W. Kolbe, W. Lorenzon, N. Roe, “Improved spatial resolution in thick, fully depleted CCDs with enhanced red sensitivity,” IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. 53 (6), 3877, 2006.
  25. J. Fairfield, “Improved spatial resolution in thick, fully-depleted CCDs with enhanced red sensitivity,” IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record, IEEE 2, 1072, 2005.

Full CV available on request. Also on Google Scholar.