Ishaq Ahmad

National Center for Physics

Ishaq Ahmad, PhD, is the director of Experimental Physics of NCP (National Centre for Physics), Islamabad, Pakistan. He has coauthored over 80 publications and supervised several master’s, PhD, and postdoctoral degree students. His research interests are focused on ion implantation, ion beam–induced modification of materials/nanomaterials, ion beam–induced welding of nanowires/nanotubes, and ion beam analysis of materials. He is an editorial board member and a reviewer of several well-known journals. He was a TWAS-UNESCO-iThemba LABS research associate from 2014 to 2016. He is a senior fellow of UNESCO UNISA AFRICA chair in nanosciences/nanotechnology and senior fellow of the Nanosciences African Network (NANOAFNET), an ICTP network.

Ishaq Ahmad

4books edited

3chapters authored

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A wide variety of ion beam techniques are being used in several versatile applications ranging from environmental science, nuclear physics, microdevice fabrication to materials science. In addition, new applications of ion beam techniques across a broad range of disciplines and fields are also being discovered frequently. In this book, the latest research and development on progress in ion beam techniques has been compiled and an overview of ion beam irradiation-induced applications in nanomaterial-focused ion beam applications, ion beam analysis techniques, as well as ion implantation application in cells is provided. Moreover, simulations of ion beam-induced damage to structural materials of nuclear fusion reactors are also presented in this book.

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