Materials Research – Projects


(under construction ….)

  • Ion-solid¬†interaction
    • Ion beam modification
    • Radiation damage
    • Radiation hardness
    • Straggling
    • Sputtering
    • Stopping force
    • Cross sections
  • Ion beam analysis techniques
    • RBS
    • In-situ RBS
    • Resonances profiles
    • Alpha-Channeling
    • ERDA
    • In-situ ERDA
    • NRA
    • Micro-NRA
    • Micro-RBS
    • Micro-PIXE
    • STIM
  • NanoSciences and Nanotechnology
    • Synthesis of nano-materials
    • Electro-spinning
    • Optical characterization techniques
    • Photonics


From the Director’s Office

A New Year brings new opportunities to share a vision, build collaborations and shape the future.

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Corporate Profile

Corporate profile of iThemba LABS in February issue of Leadership Magazine p. 68-69

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Physics Masterclasses

The International Masterclasses in Particle Physics will be held on 1st April at iThemba LABS. These classes give secondary school students the opportunity to discover the world of quarks and leptons for themselves.
See Gallery of images from last year's masterclass

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SA-CERN Collaboration

Big data science in South Africa reaching new funding highs through the South African CERN collaboration

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