Wamadeva Balachandran

Development of a novel device and analysis method for characterising electron beams for welding applications
Aman Kaur, Colin Ribton, Wamadeva Balachandran

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The quality of electron beam welds depends upon a number of parameters like accelerating voltage, beam current, focus settings, vacuum level, working distance and welding speed. Even if these parameters are tightly controlled, ...  read more

Design of electron guns using a bespoke genetic algorithm
Colin Ribton, Sofia del Pozo, Wamadeva Balachandran, David Ryan Smith

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Electron beams are used in many different industrial, medical and scientific applications. Each area has many specific requirements that can only be met with bespoke gun designs producing beams with the required intensity, ...  read more