Lester A. D'Cruz

High Temperature Materials Engineering Research

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  • Extensively used materials science and metallurgical techniques for the thermo-mechanical processing and characterization of refractory metal alloys.
  • Refractory alloy work function properties characterized as a function of processing avenue
  • Promising alloy compositions were fabricated for tested as emission electrodes in thermionic energy convertors 
  • PhD Dissertation:  “ The role of Iridium in the Work Function Behavior of Dilute Solution Tungsten-Iridium Alloys”,  Sponsored by the DOE, USAF

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