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Position: Position in "Advanced microstructural characterization of fusion materials: irradiation effects&#034
Institution: Belgian Nuclear Research Centre
Location: Mol, Belgium
Duties: In this project, we invite a young talented researcher to join us for the investigation of fusion materials for ITER and future fusion reactors. The project is focused on the microstructural analysis of so-called "in-vessel" materials which will be exposed to a heavy operational conditions including high heat loads and fast particle irradiation damage. The scientific/technical objective of this project is to build up a comprehensive set of microstructural data to be obtained by transmission electron microscopy and specially designed tools allowing to perform in-situ investigation under applied thermal or mechanical loads. Thereby obtained microstructural information is of fundamental importance to rationalize the change of material properties under irradiation as well as it serves as backbone for the validation of the available computational models dealing with predicting the microstructural state under fusion operational conditions
Requirements: The minimum diploma level of the candidate needs to be: Master of sciences, Master of sciences in engineering, PhD The candidate needs to have a background in: Physics, Mathematics, Electronics
   
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