Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) is one the UK’s leading research-focused higher education institutions and is a member of the Russell Group of elite research British universities. QMUL is a research-focused university, which has made a strategic commitment to the highest quality of research and invested over £250 million in facilities over the last 5 years. Prof. Michael J. Reece, Head of Functional Ceramics Group. Expert in field assisted processing of functional materials (ferroelectrics and thermoelectrics). The Materials Research Institute (MRI) at QMUL has excellent facilities for the structural, physical and mechanical characterisation of materials. The Advanced Materials Processing Laboratory has a wide range of facilities for the synthesis and processing of functional materials, which includes: hydrothermal, screen printing and tape casting; spark plasma sintering (HPD 25/1 furnace by FCT System, Germany); milling (including, Planetary Micromill Pulverisette by Frisch); freeze and rotary evaporation drying; cutting, grinding and polishing; ovens and furnaces. The thermoelectric laboratory is equipped to measure Seebeck coefficient (ZEM-3) and thermal diffusivity (Netzsch, LFA457) up to 1,100°C.

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