PUBLICATIONS

Rababah, A, Walsh, S, Manoharan, G, Walsh, P, Escalona, O. Intracardiac impedance response during acute AF internal cardioversion using novel rectilinear and capacitor discharge waveforms. Physiol. Meas., 2016 Jul; 37(7): 1129-45.

Walsh PR, Rodrigues PA, Velasquez JJ, Watermann N, Kodoth V, McEneaney D, Escalona, OJ. Towards low-energy atrial defibrillation. Sensors. 2015; 15(9), 22378-22400.

Walsh PR, Rodrigues PA, Velasquez JJ, Watermann N, Escalona OJ. Impedance compensated passive implantable atrial defibrillator. Electronics Letters. 2014; 50(17): 1192-1193.

Escalona OJ, Walsh PR, Rababah AS, Kodoth V, Manoharan G. Denoising RF defibrillator waveforms for intracardiac atrial substrate impedance characterization using digital filtering techniques. World Congress on Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering (Toronto). 2015; IFMBE Proc., 51: 1329-32, Jaffray DA (ed), New York, United States.

Walsh PR, Rodrigues PA, Escalona OJ, Watermann N, McEneaney D, Escalona OJ. Towards impedance optimised transcutaneous[A2] atrial defibrillation. Comput. in Cardiol. 2014; Boston, United States.

Goodfellow J, Escalona OJ, Walsh PR, Kodoth V, Manoharan G. Estimation of atrial fibrillatory frequency by spectral subtraction of wavelet denoised ECG in patients with atrial fibrillation. Comput. in Cardiol. 2014; Boston, United States.

Walsh PR, Escalona OJ, Brody D, Anderson, J. Inter-catheter impedance variation during internal atrial defibrillation. Journal of Electrocardiology, 2013; 46(4): 37.

Walsh PR, Escalona OJ, Brody D, Anderson J. Inter-catheter impedance variation during internal atrial defibrillation. 40th International Congress on Electrocardiology. 2013; Glasgow, Scotland.

Walsh PR, Escalona OJ, Kodoth V, McEneaney D, Lau E, Manoharan G. Dynamic changes in intracardiac impedance as a predictive marker during internal cardioversion of atrial fibrillation. Comput. in Cardiol. 2013; Zaragoza, Spain.

Escalona OJ, Kodoth V, Castro N, Xavier S, Walsh PR, Glover B, Lau E, Manoharan G. Dynamic changes of intracardiac atrial impedance during internal cardioversion using RF defibrillator waveform and energy step-up protocol. Comput in Cardiol. 2012; Krakow, Poland.

Nadgir, M. M., Coffey, A.B., Murari, B.M., Modified sol-gel processed silica matrix for gel electrophoresis applications, J. Sol-Gel Science & Technology, Accepted Feb 2017

Karode, N., Fitzhenry, L., Matthews, S., Walsh, P.R., Coffey, A.B., Enhancement of the Mechanical Properties of PEBAX Graphene Nanocomposite Using Supercritical Fluid Assisted Extrusion Polymer Processing Technique – Book Chapter– Materials Science Forum – Trans Tech Publication, Switzerland – Vol. 883, pp 75-84 – http://www.ttp.net/978-3-03835-758-2/2.html –

Karode, N., Walsh, P.R., Fitzhenry, L., Matthews, S., Poudel, A., Coffey, A.B., International Conference on Engineering Design and Analysis (ICEDA – 2016) – Langkawi, Malaysia – July 28 – 2016 – [Best Paper Award]

Enhancement of the Mechanical Properties of PEBAX Graphene Nanocomposite Using Supercritical Fluid Assisted Extrusion Performance Enhancement of PEBAX Using Supercritical Fluid Extrusion for Biomedical Applications, ANTEC 2016 Indianapolis, USA, 23-25 May 2016

Coffey, A.B., Biodegradable Polymers for Medical Applications, Medical Plastics Expo 2016, Bangkok, 25-26 April 2016

Karode, N., Fitzhenry, L., Matthews, S., Walsh, P.R., Coffey, A.B., Investigation of Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Assisted Extrusion of Pebax, The Journal of Supercritical Fluids (Submitted May 2016)

Poudel, A., Walsh, P.R., Kennedy, J., Thomas, K., Coffey, A.B., Thermal, Mechanical, Dielectric and Morphological Study of Dielectric Filler Based Thermoplastic Nano-Composites for Smart Applications, Polymers for Advanced Technologies (Submitted Apr 2016)

Poudel, A., Walsh, P.R., Kennedy, J., Thomas, K., Coffey, A.B., Thermal, Mechanical, Dielectric and Morphological Study of Carbon Black based Thermoplastic Nano-Composites for Smart Applications, Polymer International (Submitted May 2016)

Poudel, A., Kennedy, J., Walsh, P.R., Thomas, K., Coffey, A.B., Evaluation of Thermal and Mechanical Interaction of Additives with Dielectric Thermoplastic Elastomers, Polymer Science and Engineering (Submitted Apr 2016)

Karode, N., Poudel, A., Fitzhenry, L., Matthews, S., Walsh, P.R.., Coffey, A.B., Evaluation of Interfacial Region of Microphase-Separated SEBS using Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimetry and Dynamic Mechanical Analysis, Journal of Polymer Testing (Submitted Nov 2015)

Poudel, A., Coffey, A.B., Kennedy, J., Lyons, S., Thomas, T., Walsh, P., Dielectric Polarization Enhancement of Thermoplastics Elastomers for Sensing and Energy Harvesting Applications, International Journal of Materials, Mechanics and Manufacturing, Vol.4, No. 4, p. 237-242, 2016

Poudel, A., Coffey, A.B., Kennedy, J., Lyons, S., Thomas, T., Walsh, P., Dielectric Polarization Enhancement of Thermoplastics Elastomers for Sensing and Energy Harvesting Applications, 2nd Intl. Conf. on Mechatronics, Materials and Manufacturing, Paris, France, Aug 3-4, 2015 [Best Paper Award]

Phelan, D., Coffey, A.B., Fitzhenry, L., McLoughlin, P., Cetrizine Drug Laden-Microparticles used to Attentuate Ocular Drug Delivery from Contact Lenses, Journal of Controlled Release (Under Review)

Phelan, D., Coffey, A.B., Fitzhenry, L., McLoughlin, P., A Thermal Investigation of the Impact of Drug Polymer Particle Loading on Polymerisation Kinetics, J. Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (Under Review)

Sibley, P.C., Walsh, P.R., McGrath, S., Coffey, A.B., Transcrystallinity – A Method for Assessing Interfacial Stress Transfer in a Thermoplastic Composite, ANTEC 2015, Orlando USA, April 2015.

Coffey, A.B., Walsh, P.R., Murphy, N.E., Hanley, S., Biomodelling using Hydrogels, Med-Tech Innovation, Sept/Oct 2013

Coffey, A.B., A Focus on Medical Plastics and Polymers, Medical Plastics News, Aug 2013

Coffey, A.B., Walsh, P., Murphy, N., Hanley, S., Novel Test Systems for Implantables, Med-Tech Innovation, August 2013

Coffey, A.B., McLoughlin, P., Phelan, D., Development of Contact Lenses for Ocular Drug Delivery, GSS MIPS Conference, Belfast, Aug 2013

Coffey, A.B., McGrath, S., Murphy, N.E, Walsh, P.R., Soft Contact Lens Development Using UV Curing, EUROTEC 2013, Lyon, France, June 2013

Coffey, A.B., Phelan, D., Fitzhenry, L., McLoughlin, P., Development of Contact Lenses for Ocular Drug Delivery, EUROTEC 2013, Lyon, France, June 2013

Coffey, A.B., Murphy, N.E., Walsh, P.R., Mock Circulatory Loops for Cardiovascular Testing, Med-Tech Innovation, May / June 2013

Coffey, A.B., Phelan, D., Fitzhenry, L., McLoughlin, P., Medical Device, Manufacture, Characterisation and Controlled Drug Delivery, Bioengineering in Ireland, Jan 2013

Coffey, A.B., Medical Plastics News, Editorial, Influening Positive Change, Sept 2011, Issue 2

Coffey, A.B., The Effects of Gamma Sterilisation on the Bulk Properties of Medical Grade Polymers, Materials Ireland Sterilisation Seminar, Athlone Jan 2012

Coffey, A.B., Murphy, N.E., Walsh, P.R., Warrington, A., A Servo-Controlled Fluid Simulator for Early Stage Testing of In-Vitro Biomedical Devices, 29th International Manufacturing Conference, Belfast, 2012

McGee, C., Walsh, P., Murphy, N., Coffey, A.B., The Development of a Flexible Low Cost Cardiovascular Simulation Device for In-Vitro Biomedical Device Experimentation, International Manufacturing Conference 28, September Dublin, 2011

Coffey, A.B., Ryan, D, Kink Resistant Tubing for Medical Device Applications, ANTEC 2011, Boston USA, April 2011.

Coffey, A.B., Stanley, C., Walsh, P.R., 2010. Freeze-Thawed Hydrogels for modelling blood vessels., Plastics Research Online, Society of Plastics Engineers, DOI 10.1002/spepro.003334 October 2010, USA.

Stanley, C., Coffey, A.B., Walsh, P.R., 2010. An in-vitro model of blood vessels for cardiovascular applications, European Conference on Medical Polymers, Queens University Belfast, 7th – 9th September 2010, Northern Ireland.

Coffey A.B., Young R.J., Ó Brádaigh C.M., Interfacial Stress Transfer in an Aramid Reinforced Thermoplastic Elastomer, Journal of Materials Science, Vol 42, 19, p. 8053 [excess 40 citations]

Coffey A.B., Modelling of a thin-walled filament wound tubing, ANTEC Proceedings 2007, OH, USA

Coffey A.B., Micromechanical Analysis of Interfacial Shear Strength of Aramid Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastic Elastomers, ANTEC Proceedings 2007, OH, USA

Coffey A.B., Analysis of the effects of fibre surface modification of aramid fibres in a thermoplastic matrix, ANTEC Proceedings 2007, OH, USA

Coffey A.B., Brazier A., Tierney M., Gately A.G., O’Bradaigh C.M., Development of thin-walled fibre-reinforced structures for medical applications, Composites Part A, 34, 535-542, (2003)