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Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy

Studying at Cambridge


Linkam TS1500V

The Linkam TS1500V is a portable high-temperature microscope stage which allows the user to observe and characterise samples from ambient to 1500°C. Brief details of equipment:

  • Room temperature up to 1500°C
  • Inert / vacuum environment
  • Heating/cooling rates up to 200 K / min

Linkham Furnace

Due to the size and design of this hot stage, it is used for in-situ X-ray synchrotron diffraction experiments, in which we characterise phase transformations and precipitation as function of temperature and time.


For further information and access, contact Dr. Howard Stone.

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Dr. Lewis Owen appointed to a Junior Research Fellowship at Gonville & Caius College Cambridge

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Dr. Lewis Owen has been appointed to a Junior Research Fellowship commencing in October 2018 at Gonville & Caius College Cambridge. We look forward to many more years of high quality research into the wonderful world of short range order.

Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology Visit

Jan 17, 2018

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Strategic Partnership with Rolls-Royce shortlisted for a Times Higher Education Award 2017

Oct 03, 2017

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New high temperature thermocouple

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