Joana Rebelo-Kornmeier

Instrument scientist at FRMII

Can you tell us about your studies? What scientific field did you specialise in?

2002-4 PhD in Technological Physics, University of Coimbra, Portugal:
“Experimental study and numerical simulation of the physical process of
Electro Discharge Machining (EDM)”
1995-7 MSc in Technological Physics, University of Coimbra, Portugal
1992-7 First degree in Physics Engineering, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Scientific field: Materials science

Application of X-ray and neutron diffraction to materials science problems:
Phase and structure analysis
Residual stress and texture analysis
Tomography and radiography

Tell us more about your neutron-scattering background

Since November 2002 as instrument scientist at the materials science diffractometer STRESS SPEC at the research rector FRM II in Munich, Germany.

Can you tell us step by step how you reached your current position?

Since Nov. 2002 Instrument Scientist at research reactor Munich (FRM II),
Technische Universität München (TUM) – Germany
1996-2002 During PhD scholarship: Assistant Professor of Technical Drawing,
Industrial Engineering Course, Universidade Católica Portuguesa
1994-1996 During Master scholarship: Assistant Professor of Mathematic and PC applications, Industrial Engineering and Human Resources Courses respectively, Instituto Superior de Matemáticas e Gestao, Marinha Grande, Portugal

Have you got any publications?

Joana Rebelo-Kornmeier, Jens Gibmeier, Michael Hofmann und Robert Charles Wimpory
“Neutron surface residual stress scanning using optimisation of a Si bent perfect crystal monochromator for minimising spurious strains”, 2011, Materials Science Forum, vols.681, 399-404

Maria José Marques, António Castanhola Batista, Joana Rebelo-Kornmeier, Michael Hofmann, João Paulo Nobre und Altino Loureiro
“Residual Stress Fields after Heat Treatment in Cladded Steel of Process Vessels”, 2011, Materials Science Forum, vols. 681, 364-369

R.C.Wimpory, U. Wasmuth, J. Rebelo-Kornmeier, M. Hofmann
“The Effect of Grain Size on Strain Determination Using a Neutron Diffractometer”, 2010, Materials Science Forum, vols. 638-642, 2405-2410

J. Rebelo-Kornmeier, M. Hofmann, U. Garbe, C. Randau, J. Repper, A. Ostermann, W. Tekouo, G.A. Seidl, R.C. Wimpory et al.
“New developments at materials science diffractometer STRESS-SPEC at FRM II”, 2009, Advances in X-Ray Analysis, 52:209-216

Jens Gibmeier, Joana Kornmeier and Michael Hofmann
“Neutron diffraction stress analysis of near surface stress gradients of surface treated steel samples”, 2009, Advances in X-Ray Analysis, 52:279-286

J. Ruiz-Hervias, M. Hofmann, J. Rebelo-Kornmeier, V. Luzin, and M. Elices
“Residual stresses in cold-drawn rods: effect of a novel post-drawing treatment”, 2009, Advances in X-Ray Analysis, 52:747-754

A. Hofmann, J. Rebelo-Kornmeier, U. Garbe, R.C. Wimpory, J. Repper, G.A. Seidl, H.G. Brokmeier und R. Schneider
“Stress Spec: advanced materials science at the FRM II”, 2007, Neutron News, vol. 18:4, 27 30

J. Rebelo Kornmeier, M. Hofmann und S. Schmidt
“Non-destructive testing of satellite nozzles made of carbon fibre ceramic matrix composite, C/SiC”, 2007, Materials Characterization, vol. 58, 922 – 927

M. Hofmann, G.A. Seidl, J. Rebelo-Kornmeier, U. Garbe, R. Schneider, R.C. Wimpory, U. Wasmuth und U. Noster
“The New Materials Science Diffraktometer STRESS-SPEC at FRM II”, 2006, Materials Science Forum, vols. 524 – 525, 211 – 216.

Contact details

Instrument Scientist
Technische Universität München
Forschungsneutronenquelle Heinz Maier-Leibnitz
Lichtenbergstr. 1
D-85747 Garching

Phone: +49 (0)89 289 14710
Fax: +49 (0)89 289 14666