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.

Our aims

  • 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.

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Ion Beam Centre
Advanced Technology Institute
University of Surrey
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7XH