Target Fabrication Group Leader. Martin has held a permanent position in CLF since 2001 developing the group's capabilities across an integrated range of microfabrication techniques. His research interest include next generation targetry types and disruptive high repetition rate targetry solutions.
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Chris has worked in the laser target field since 2003. He is the program manager for the delivery of targets to the CLF high power laser experiments and also for the delivery of targets to the academic access program on the Orion laser at AWE. He has an interest in thin film coating, precision assembly, micro-engineering and the metrology of sub millimetre components. His current research interests are high rep rate target solutions and developing novel targets for studying matter under extreme conditions.
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Micro-target scientist, responsible for planning Target Fabrication support for Vulcan and Gemini experiments including research and development into new target and characterisation technologies, Dave has taken particular interest in Diamond-Like Carbon and its characterisation which is a promising Ion-acceleration target at ultra-low thicknesses.
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Senior Micro-target Fabricator: Donna's main area of expertise lies in the production of multi component Micro Targets and ultra-thin materials. She is responsible for supporting visiting laser scientists in Vulcan and Astra Gemini providing them with Targets and materials they need to carry out their experiments.
Senior Micro-target fabricator: Ian has extensive micro-assembly gained through many years of manual assembly of complex targets. He deliveres experiments target requirements and carries out thin film coatings and clean room paricle counts day-to-day.
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Sam is an MSc in Fusion Energy graduate working on developing microtarget technologies for the Target Fabrication Group since October 2013. Primarily Sam focusses on the manufacture and characterisation of cryogenic hydrogen targets for ultraintense laser experiments, as well as research into gas fill targets.
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Sam is a Chemistry graduate with expertise in polymers. He is the group's materials scientist, with a particular focus on foams and low density targets.
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Churk is a sandwich student who is currently studying mechanical engineering at Imperial College London. Primarily, Churk is responsible for maintaining and operating the group’s 3D printer, designing and producing jigs and components used to manufacture targets.