Super materials for extreme conditions

On Demand (IF 2020)

51 minsPWYD

Talk | Materials, Science, Technology

The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) Materials Research Facility in Oxfordshire is a leading centre for studying the effects of extreme conditions. Fusion and fission reactors experience ultracold superconducting magnets and high-intensity radiation, so new materials are needed to withstand these harsh environments. Hear first-hand from materials scientists about the challenges they face in researching materials exposed to some of the most extreme conditions in existence.

Watch the recording of this live public event held on

18 October 2020 at IF Oxford

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