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Postdoctoral Fellow (m/f/d)

  • Investigate the influence of the fuel pellet onto the cladding for formation, distribution and change in morphology of hydrides in the cladding
  • Prepare fuel/cladding specimens using conventional FIB cut process
  • Evaluate the residual stress level in the samples applying diffraction-based methods
  • Apply experimental methods of interest, in cooperation with PSI hotlab - metallography, EPMA, FIB, synchrotron XRD and/or XAS, and/or neutron radiography
  • Publish your results in renowned scientific journals and report at international conferences
  • PhD degree in Materials Science, Physics or Chemistry
  • Prior experience with synchrotron based techniques (XRD, XAS) and knowledge on data analysis methods (stress/strain determination) is necessary/required
  • Experience with handling radioactive materials is a big plus

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Paul Scherrer Institut
5232 Villigen [CH]