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Projects funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Topic: Cooperative research in the field of Co-Re alloys
Proposer: Technische Universität München/FRM II and Nuclear Physics Institute in Řež near Prague
Grant period: 01/2012 – 12/2013
The Project Based Personnel Exchange Programme (PPP) between the Forschungs-Neutronenquelle (FRM II in Garching) and the Nuclear Physics Institute (NPI in Řež near Prague) fosters the cooperative research in the field of Co-Re alloys, a new alloy type developed at the TU Braunschweig.
Co-Re alloys are being developed to supplement Ni-base superalloys in gas turbines. The main goal in this material development is to increase the maximum service temperature beyond 1200°C, i.e. at least 100 K more than the present state.
The FRM II operates instruments which – together with the complementary instruments at NPI – allow excellent science in materials research to be carried out, especially in-situ neutron diffraction measurements on high temperature materials. Joint experiments enhance the knowledge transfer and aim to improve the instrumentation and the sample environment.
DAAD and funding from the Brazilian Government
Period: 01.03.2015 – 30.04.2016
Viviane P. A.joined the Jülich Centre for Neutron Science at MLZ for studies for her PhD thesis.