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Peter Hirsch

Professor Sir Peter Hirsch FRS
Emeritus Professor

Department of Materials
University of Oxford
16 Parks Road
Oxford OX1 3PH

Tel: +44 1865 273773 (Room 110.10.06)
Tel: +44 1865 273777 (reception)
Fax: +44 1865 273789 (general fax)

Isaac Wolfson Professor of Metallurgy, 1966-1992
Head of Department of Metallurgy and Materials, 1966-1982, 1984-1992
Fellow of St Edmund Hall, 1966-1992, Emeritus Fellow since 1992
Part-time Chairman, United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, 1982-1984

Summary of Interests

Electron microscopy of defects in crystals and modelling mechanical properties of crystalline materials in terms of dislocation processes.

Research Publications

Effect of Eshelby twist on core structure of screw dislocations in molybdenum: Atomic structure and electron microscope image simulations. R. Groger, K.J. Dudeck, P.D. Nellist, V. Vitek, P.B. Hirsch and D.J.H. Cockayne, Phil. Mag. 91, 2364 (2011)

ADF STEM imaging of screw dislocations viewed end-on. E.C. Cosgriff, P.D. Nellist, P.B. Hirsch, Z. Zhou and D.J.H. Cockayne, Phil. Mag. 90, 4361 (2010).

Bloch wave analysis of depth dependent strain effects in high resolution electron microscopy. P.D. Nellist, E.C. Cosgriff, P.B. Hirsch and D.J.H. Cockayne, Microscopy & Microanalysis, 14, 92 (2008).

Selection rules for Bloch wave scattering for HREM imaging of imperfect crystals along symmetry axes. P.D. Nellist, E.C. Cosgriff, P.B. Hirsch and D.J.H. Cockayne, Phil. Mag. 88, 135 (2008).

50 Years of TEM of Dislocations: Past, Present and Future. P.B. Hirsch, D.J.H. Cockayne, J.C.H. Spence and M.J. Whelan, Phil. Mag. Special Issue, 86, 4519 (2006).

Modelling the upper yield point and the brittle-ductile transition of silicon wafers in three-point bend tests. S.G. Roberts and P.B. Hirsch, Phil. Mag. 86, 4099 (2006).