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Mr Jacob Best

Mr Jacob Best

Mr Jacob Best

Office ACCIS Main Office, Queens Building
Senate House,
Tyndall Avenue, Clifton BS8 1TH
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 33 15777

Research summary

My research is focussed on the development of a ceramic-composite armour capable of multi-hit performance, i.e. sustained ballistic protection after multiple impacts. The inspiration for current designs comes from nature, specifically the inner nacreous layer of mollusc shells that have an incredibly high fracture toughness relative to their constituent components.

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