ARC Nanotechnology Network
Diffusion in Solids Group

Diffusion in Solids Group

Name of Group Leader:

Prof. Irina V. Belova  

Physical Address:

School of Engineering
The University of Newcastle
NSW 2308


(02) 49215717  


(02) 49216946  


Nanotechnology Research Programs/Activities:

Theory of the stability and synthesis of hollow nanoparticles.
Theory of internal oxidation of Ag/Mg alloys to form nano-sized oxide inclusions.
Theory of electrical conductivity in nano-composites.
Theory of Ag nanoclusters formation in silver containing glass.  

Scale of Nanotechnology Research Effort:

Two members of academic staff (Level E)
Two postdoctoral fellows (Level B)
One postgraduate student
One technical officer (computational)

Annual grant income(ARC) is $0.75M of which roughly a third is devoted to nanotechnology.  

Nanotechnology research facilities:

The Diffusion in Solids Group is a theory/computational group. Its computational laboratory consists of 130 processors.  

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