Uhlig Lab Logo


Group Information

Research Projects
UROP Opportunities
Our Lab's Capabilities
Group Members
Publications
Getting Here
Links
Contact Us

For Lab Members



Announcements


Questions about the website?
Contact us

Our Mission

The H. H. Uhlig Corrosion Lab investigates the causes of failure in materials and the prevention of failure in materials, with an emphasis on nuclear materials.

New and Interesting Results



This is an etched cross section of alloy A469 from the rotor that powers the Alcator fusion experiment. The etchant, nital, stained grains more that were closer to voids and other flaws in the steel. The result is iridescent, because the surface layers of etched material are on the order of wavelengths of light. The light purple inclusion is MnS (manganese sulfide).

Photo credit: Mike Short, Rui Vieira

Lab Directors

Ballinger
Prof. Ron Ballinger
Uhlig
H. H. Uhlig - Our Founder
Hobbs
Prof. Linn Hobbs

NSE Logo
Department of
Nuclear Science & Engineering
MIT Logo

MIT Home Page
DMSE Logo
Department of Materials Science & Engineering