RSSEL

Radiation Surface Science and Engineering Lab

Felipe Bedoya

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Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering
Biography

Ph.D. Student, main research: On line characterization of plasma facing components in tokamak devices. Study of materials used in fusion environments using chemical and structural analysis techniques e.g. XPS, ISS, SEM.

Education

  • BS Mechanical Engineering. Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia (2010)
  • M.S. Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign (2015) Thesis: Study of temperature dependence of hydrogen retention in lithium coatings on stainless steel with the Materials Analysis Particle Probe (MAPP)

Projects

  • Upgrade of the Materials Analysis Particle Probe (MAPP-U) to decipher the impact of lithium-based surfaces on NSTX-U plasma behavior.

Research Interests

  • In-situ plasma facing components diagnostic
  • Plasma-materials interaction in fusion reactors
  • Ion based characterization techniques

Awards

  • Francisco Jose de Caldas Scholarship. Department of science, technology and innovation-Colciencias.

External Travel

  • Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ. (June 2013 – August 2013).
  • Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ. (June 2014 – August 2014).

Selected Publications

  • Upgrade Of The Materials Analysis Particle Probe (MAPP) Plasma-Facing Component Diagnostic. 25th Symposium on Fusion Engineering. San Francisco, CA (2013).
  • In-situ studies of stainless steel exposed to hydrogen plasmas in the Lithium Tokamak Experiment (LTX). 55th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, Denver, CO (2013).
Email bedoya2@nospam5951736db3ce3.illinois.edu
Office NRL 109