Ishaq Ahmad

National Center for Physics

Ishaq Ahmad joined National Centre for Physics in 1999 and currently holds the position of Director, Experimental Physics department, National Centre for Physics, Islamabad and Director, NPU-NCP Joint International Center on Advanced Nanomaterials and Defects Engineering, Xian, China. He has co-authored over 100 publications in SCI journals and supervised several Master, PhD and Postdoctoral students. He has written a number of books and book chapters. His research interests are focused on energy materials, ion implantation, radiation induced modification of materials/nanomaterials, synthesis of nanomaterials/thin films and ion beam analysis of materials. He is an editorial board member and reviewer of several well know journals. He was TWAS-UNESCO-iThemba LABS research Associate from 2014 to 2016. He is a senior fellow of UNESCO UNISA AFRICA chair in nanosciences/nanotechnology, MRD, iThemba LABS. He obtained his PhD at Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.

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Ion beam of various energies is a standard research tool in many areas of science, from basic physics to diverse areas in space science and technology, device fabrications, materials science, environment science, and medical sciences. It is an advance and versatile tool to frequently discover applications across a broad range of disciplines and fields. Moreover, scientists are continuously improving the ion beam sources and accelerators to explore ion beam at the forefront of scientific endeavours. This book provides a glance view on MeV ion beam applications, focused ion beam generation and its applications as well as practical applications of ion implantation.

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