Seminar Series

Ion Implantation Research at WITS University


Prof Trevor Derry


Department of Physics, The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

Time & Place

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 11:00:00 NZDT in Rutherford 531, Level 5

All are welcome


A brief account is given of some of the author's ion-implantation based research at the University of the Witwatersrand and associated South African labs.  It includes ion irradiation damage in diamond, allotrope conversion in boron nitride, and the production of nanoparticles of noble metals in transparent oxides.  Analytical methods include cross-sectional transmission electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction, Raman spectroscopy and ion channelling.