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Graeme is a Senior Research Fellow in the Ion Beam Centre (IBC) within the School of Computing and Engineering. He received his PhD in physics from the University of Salford in 2012, investigating the effect of ion irradiation on silicon and iron.

Graeme is responsible for the running of the new £3.5M EPSRC funded MIAMI-2 system at the University of Huddersfield. This system combines two ion acclerators, a medium energy (up to 1 MeV for triply charged species) and a low energy (up to 20 keV for H/He), with a Hitachi H9500 transmission electron microscope, in order to investigate the effects of ion irradiation in real time at the nanoscale.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Radiation damage of materials, in particular relating to the current and next generation of nuclear reactors.
  • Modification of solids using ion irradiation.
  • Electron microscopy
  • The formation of ordered arrays of nano-sized gas bubbles (bubble lattices) within metals during irradiation.

Research Degree Supervision

PhD available in the study of bubble lattices in nuclear materials.

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transmission electron microscopy Physics & Astronomy

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Projects 2015 2016

Research Output 2008 2020

A candidate accident tolerant fuel system based on a highly concentrated alloy thin film

Tunes, M. A., Vishnyakov, V., Camara, O., Greaves, G., Edmondson, P., Zhang, Y. & Donnelly, S., Jun 2019, In : Materials Today Energy. 12, p. 356-362 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fuel systems
Thin films
Noble Gases
Heavy Ions
1 Citation (Scopus)

Chemical effects on He bubble superlattice formation in high entropy alloys

Harrison, R. W., Greaves, G., Le, H., Bei, H., Zhang, Y. & Donnelly, S. E., 1 Aug 2019, In : Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science. 23, 4, 8 p., 100762.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bubble formation
Solid solutions
Ion bombardment
Metal foil
1 Citation (Scopus)

Intermetallic Re phases formed in ion irradiated WRe alloy

Harrison, R. W., Greaves, G., Hinks, J. & Donnelly, S. E., Feb 2019, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 514, p. 123-127 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ion bombardment
ion irradiation

Investigating Helium Bubble Nucleation and Growth through Simultaneous In-Situ Cryogenic, Ion Implantation, and Environmental Transmission Electron Microscopy

Taylor, C., Briggs, S., Greaves, G., Monterrosa, A., Aradi, E., Sugar, J., Robinson, D., Khalid, H. & Hinks, J., 16 Aug 2019, In : Materials. 12, 16, 9 p., 2618.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ion implantation