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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

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Research Output

Effect of decades of corrosion on the microstructure of altered glasses and their radiation stability

Mir, A. H., Jan, A., Delaye, J. M., Donnelly, S., Hinks, J. & Gin, S., 15 Apr 2020, In : NPJ Materials Degradation. 4, 9 p., 11.

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Open Access
  • In-Situ helium Implantation and TEM Investigation of Radiation Tolerance to Helium Bubble Damage in Equiaxed Nanocrystalline Tungsten and Ultrafine Tungsten-TiC Alloy

    Atwani, O. E., Unal, K., Cunningham, W. S., Fensin, S., Hinks, J., Greaves, G. & Maloy, S., 10 Feb 2020, In : Materials. 13, 3, 10 p., 794.

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    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    In-situ TEM study of irradiation-induced damage mechanisms in monoclinic-ZrO2

    Liu, J., Mir, A. H., He, G., danaie, M., Hinks, J., Donnelly, S., Nordin, H., Lozano-Perez, S. & Grovenor, C. R. M., 28 Aug 2020, In : Acta Materialia. 199, p. 429-442 14 p.

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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    New Insights about the Importance of the Alteration Layer/Glass Interface

    Tribet, M., Mir, A. H., Gillet, C., Jegou, C., Mougnaud, S., Hinks, J. A., Donnelly, S. E. & Peuget, S., 7 May 2020, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 124, 18, p. 10032-10044 13 p.

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  • Press / Media

    Testing radiation resistance without using a nuclear reactor

    Matheus Araujo Tunes, Stephen Donnelly & Jonathan Hinks


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