Research into the properties and behaviour of metals used in industrial applications such as power generation or into the preparation and use of novel materials e.g. graphene, for improving solar cell efficiency. Also the research includes assessment of rocks and organisms present in them.

Polymer Beads

Coccolith in Chalk

Bacteria Colony on Rock

Micro Electro Mechanical (MEMs) device

Ceramic (Silicon Nitride) Fracture Surface

Focussed Ion Beam (FIB) trench in Silicon

Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) tip

Micro-Meteorite Craters in Metal Foil

Pits in DVD disc

TEM of iron nanoparticles

Other nanoparticles assessed