University of Manchester

James Bird

PhD researcher (Nanomaterials)

Manchester, UK

Researcher in nanomaterials (specifically MXenes) for applications in the irradiating environment of nuclear fusion reactors. See Github ( for access to the Python scripts required to produce any of the uploaded Matplotlib plots. Note that scripts are made public only once the related research articles are published.


  • Synthesis of new M-layer solid-solution 312 MAX phases (Ta1−xTix)3AlC2 (x = 0.4, 0.62, 0.75, 0.91 or 0.95), and their corresponding MXenes

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