PhD projects in Extreme Conditions Physics

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About Extreme Conditions Physics

We study how materials react and change when being subjected to extremes of pressure, temperature, fields and strain. We use diamond anvils or large lasers to create high pressures, liquid He cooling and laser heating to change temperatures, and x-rays, neutrons and optical spectroscopy to study how the materials change. Understanding our observations is aided by computation and simulation, using methods such as electronic structure calculations, classical and quantum molecular dynamics.

Available PhD projects

A list of current PhD projects in Extreme Conditions is shown below. Click on each project to find out more about the project, its supervisor(s) and its research area(s).