Research Network for Metals in Medicine



Dr Richard Garrett

Position: Facility Director, Australian Synchrotron Research Program

Affiliation: Australian Synchrotron Research Program

Postal Address:
ANSTO Building 58
Private Mail Bag 1
Menai, NSW, 2234

Phone: +61 (02) 9717 9012

Relevant Employment History

  • 1984-85 Post Doctoral Fellow, SUNY at Stony Brook, NY, USA, posted at National Synchrotron Light Source
  • 1985-1991 Scientist, National Synchrotron Light Source, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA
  • 1991-1996 Principal Research Scientist, ANSTO: Leader, Australian National Beamline project at the Photon Factory, Japan
  • 1996-2001 Scientific Manager, Australian Synchrotron Research Program
  • 2002- present, Senior Principal Research Scientist, ANSTO

Relevant Publications

  1. “Characterisation of Ceramic materials with the BigDiff Synchrotron Radiation Debye-Scherrer Powder Diffractometer”, B. H. Oconnor, A. van Riessen, J. Carter, G. Burton, R. F. Garrett and D. J. Cookson, J. American Chemical Soc. 80 (1997) 1373.
  2. Time-resolved Grazing Incidence Diffraction Studies of Thin Films using an Imaging Plate Camera and Focussing Monochromator, G. J. Foran, I. R. Genlte, R. F. Garrett and D. C. Creagh, J. Synchrotron Rad. 5 (1998) 107.
  3. “An Energy Dispersive Time Resolved Liquid Surface Reflectometer”, R. F. Garrett, J. W. White, D. King, T. Dowling and W. Fullagar, Nucl. Instrum. Methods A. 467-468(2001) 998
  4. “Synchrotron X-ray Microprobe Analysis of Radioactive Trace Elements in Mineral Sands”, R. F. Garrett, N. Blagojevic, Z. Cai, B. Lai, D. Legnini, W. Rodriguez and A. Stampfl, Nucl. Instrum. Methods A. 467-468 (2001) 897.
  5. “Octadecyl Trimethylammonium Templated Silicate Fulme: In-Plane Structure.” S. A. Holt, J. L. Ruggles, J. W. White and R. F. Garrett, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 106 (2002) 2330.
  6. “An Introduction to EXAFS”, R. F. Garrett and G. J. Foran, in “Surface Analysis Methods in Materials Science”, Eds D. J. O’Connor, B. A. Sexton & R. St. C. Smart, Springer Verlag, 2003 ISBN 3-540-41330-8.