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Dr Peter Felfer

Position
Research Associate

Contact
Email:
Ph: + 61 2 9351 7548
Fax: + 61 2 9351 7682

Qualifications
MSc. 2008 Montanuniversity Leoben
PhD candidate since 2009

Background
Peter Felfer received his MSc in Materials Science from Leoben University (Austria) in 2008. His Masters thesis was in the characterization of a new HSLA steel using atom probe tomography and transmission electron microscopy. During this period he started working on the problem of site-specific sample preparation for the atom probe, with a focus on grain boundaries. Since 2009 he is a PhD candidate at the Australian Key Center for Microscopy and Microanalysis (Sydney University).

Research project
The PhD project: ‘Atom Probe Tomography of Grain Boundaries’is carried out under the supervision of Dr. Julie Cairney. It is targeted to develop methods to produce samples from specific areas within a material, such as grain boundaries and analyse them in the atom probe.

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