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RaDIATE collaboration

The effects of radiation damage in beryllium

Cross-section of the fractured beryllium window after proton irradiation. Fracture accrues predominantly at grain boundaries. A research project is currently being carried out at the UKAEA Materials R…

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Alex Cackett - Queen Mary University of London

Predicting how size affects nuclear materials properties

Alex Cackett’s PhD project with Queen Mary University of London is based at UKAEA’s Materials Research Facility at Culham. Her PhD is part of Strength-ABLE (Strength Achieved By Length-scale Engineeri…

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