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Miss Larissa Huston

Position PhD Student
Department Department of Electronic Materials Engineering
Office John Carver 4 23

Technical expertise

I have expertise in a variety of materials science techniques. These include:

  • Nanoindentation at high and low temperatures
  • Pressure application by Diamond Anvil Cells
  • Raman Microspectroscopy
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy
  • Focused Ion Beam Milling
  • Basic Transmission Electron Microscopy

Research interests

I investigate the effects of size, temperature and unloading rate on the formation of pressure induced metastable phases of Si and Ge. To apply pressure, I utilise both diamond anvil cells and nanoindentation.

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