Ian Robinson

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Prof Ian Robinson

Telephone Number: 
+44 (0)20 7679-7365
Telephone Extension: 
37 365
Fax Number: 
+44 (0)20 7679 0595
Office/Location: 
4C1
Research Interests: 
Structure analysis of nanocrystals and nanowires
Surface structure determination by CTR and GISAXS
Phase contrast imaging using hard X-rays
X-ray diffraction methods development
Biography
Biography: 
  • My degrees are from Cambridge (Natural Science, 1976) and Harvard (Biophysics, 1981). I worked for 11 years at Bell Labs in its heyday and then started teaching as Professor of Physics at the University of Illinois (Urbana, USA) in 1992. I came to UCL in 2006.

External positions held: 
  • Half time appointment with Diamond Light Source to develop X-ray coherence and imaging methods
  • Leader of the ‘surface and interface’ “village” at DLS
Teaching
Teaching: 

Presently teaching 3C25 Solid State Physics