Ion Beam Centre
We are a national facility supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) that sit within the Advanced Technology Institute.
Our centre allows users to undertake a wide variety of research using ion implantation, ion irradiation and ion beam analysis. We also have extensive processing and characterisation facilities that can be made available to our customers.
- To promote and facilitate world class research in the field of ion beam applications, especially for the UK academic, commercial and industrial communities, but also for and with our international collaborators.
- To allow users to undertake a wide variety of research using ion implantation, ion beam analysis and our extensive ancillary facilities.
- Train and educate the UK community in the applications and technology of ion beams and provide a technology transfer to industry and academia.
- Contribute to the prosperity and competitiveness of UK industry.
What we offer
We have an international reputation in the fields of ion beam applications for materials modification and analysis and house three accelerators for ion beam analysis, ion implantation and ion irradiation purposes.
Meet the team
Professor Roger Webb
Director of Ion Beam Centre, Professor of Ion Beam Physics