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Biography

Dr Jonathan Hinks received a Master of Physics from the University of Salford in 2003 before completing his PhD in Radiation Damage in Copper Indium Diselenide in 2007 under the supervision of Prof Stephen Donnelly. He was then appointed a Research Fellow and spent four years designing, building and operating the Microscope and Ion Accelerator for Materials Investigations (MIAMI) facility which incorporates a transmission electron microscope with an ion accelerator to allow dynamic radiation damage processes to be investigated at the nanoscale.

In 2011, the EMMA research group and MIAMI facility moved to the University of Huddersfield. Jonathan is now a Reader in Radiation Damage in Materials and is establishing a new state-of-the-art MIAMI-2 with £3.5M of funding from EPSRC.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Nuclear materials
  • Semiconductors
  • Nanostructures
  • Materials in extraterrestrial environments

Research Degree Supervision

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Projects 2015 2018

Research Output 2006 2020

1 Citation (Scopus)
Ballistics
Silicon Dioxide
ballistics
Precipitates
precipitates
2 Citations (Scopus)

Cascade size and dose rate effects on α′ precipitation in ion-irradiated Fe14Cr alloy

Harrison, R. W., Carruthers, A. W., Hinks, J. A., Burke, M. G. & Donnelly, S. E., 1 Nov 2019, In : Scripta Materialia. 172, p. 33-37 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ion bombardment
Precipitates
cascades
Ions
dosage

Characterisation of helium ion irradiated bulk tungsten: A comparison with the in-situ TEM technique

Harrison, R. W., Peng, N., Webb, R. P., Hinks, J. A. & Donnelly, S. E., 1 Jan 2019, In : Fusion Engineering and Design. 138, p. 210-216 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Helium
Tungsten
Ions
Transmission electron microscopy
Experiments
Metal foil
Helium
Tungsten
foils
tungsten
Noble Gases
Inert gases
visibility
Visibility
Precipitates

Press / Media

Testing radiation resistance without using a nuclear reactor

Matheus Araujo Tunes, Stephen Donnelly & Jonathan Hinks

3/04/195/04/19

3 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Other