Development of advanced glasses, ceramics and glass- ceramics based materials for energy, biomedical, defence, space, nuclear and high temperature sealing applications .
Generation of Thermo-Physical & defect Property database of Nuclear materials, e.g., Thoria-based Mixed oxides (MOX) and metallic fuels; Fe-Zr alloys and natural & synthetic minerals as hosts for metallic waste immobilization through modeling and simulations.
Development of multiscale model for radiation damage & its analysis
Science and engineering of carbon based materials including carbon nanomaterials, C-C composites and coatings for structural, functional and energy storage applications.
Development of SiC fiber/SiC matrix composite materials for accident tolerant structural and cladding applications in the area of Nuclear, Aerospace and Defense Technologies.
Micro-engineering & process optimization for development of oxide and non-oxide ceramics materials and shapes with desired microstructure & properties.
Fabrication of pyrex/quartz based glass devices for various applications.
Drawing of SiC fiber through melt spinning, its curing and conversion to SiC fiber by pyrolysis.
Thermo-physical and defect property database have been generated for Thoria-based mixed oxides (MOX) fuels, incorporation of fission gases (He,Xe) in MOX fuels have also been examined.
Thermodynamical, dynamical & mechanical stability of Fe-Zr alloys and natural & synthetic minerals as a function of T, P & in-presence of FP have been studied.
SiCf-SiCm composites for accident tolerant fuel tube & other nuclear applications have been developed.
Fabrication of Glass/Glass ceramics- to-metal/alloy seals for various departmental applications.
Development of Ceramic to metal joining for prototype accelerator tube (PAT) & fast current transformer (FCT).
Development of Yttria loaded alumina silicate glass microsphere for Hepato-cellular carcinoma (HCC) radiotherapy application.
Technology development for large scale synthesis of Multi Walled Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNT)
Bhabha Kavach, a light weight bullet proof jacket of level III & III+, capable of stopping mild/ hard steel core bullets from AK-47 is devloped and deployed.
Development of processes for synthesis of various grades of pre- ceramic polymer (polycarbosilane) for making SiC fiber and SiC composites/components
Synthesis of materials
Pyrex/quartz based device fabrication
Particle size measurement
Thermal characterisation facilities
Machineable MICA Glass ceramics (MACOR) with near zero porosity, out gassing rate of 10-9torr.lit/sec.cm2 and
\r\n breakdown voltage 34kV/mm are developed.
Development and deployment ofBhabha Kavach, a light weight bullet proof jacket of level III & III+, capable of stopping mild/ hard steel core bullets from AK-47
Glass to metal seal both match and compression types are developed and are being used as feed through in different places.
Technology development for large scale synthesis of Multi WalledCarbon Nanotubes (MWCNT)