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Fall 2006 logo2006 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 27 - December 1, 2006 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 Babu R. Chalamala, Louis J. Terminello, Helena Van Swygenhoven

 

Symposium JJ : Structural and Refractory Materials for Fusion and Fission Technologies

2006-11-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Jarir Aktaa Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH
Maria Samaras Paul Scherrer Institute
Magdalena Serrano de Caro Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Maximo Victoria Polytechnic University of Madrid
Brian Wirth University of California-Berkeley
JJ1
Session Chairs
Jaime Marian
Tuesday AM, November 28, 2006
Berkeley (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **JJ1.1
Atomic Scale Modelling of the Primary Damage State of Irradiated UO2 Matrix.

Laurent Van Brutzel 1 , Jean-Paul Cocombette 2
1 DTCD/SECM/LCLT, CEA-Marcoule, Bagnols sur cèze France, 2 DMN/SRMP, Cea-Saclay, Gif sur Yvette France

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10:00 AM - JJ1.2
Reduction of Radiation Damage Near Cu-Nb Interfaces in Cascade Simulations.

Michael Demkowicz 1 , Richard Hoagland 1 , Amit Misra 2 , Yun-Che Wang 2
1 MST-SPR: Structure-Property Relations, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 MST-CIN: Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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10:15 AM - JJ1.3
Parallel Kinetic Monte Carlo.

Enrique Martinez 1 2 , Jaime Marian 2 , Malvin Kalos 2
1 DENIM, UPM, Madrid, Madrid, Spain, 2 CMS, LLNL, Livermore, California, United States

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10:30 AM -
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JJ2/GG7: Joint Session: Radiation Damage
Session Chairs
Maria Caturla
Sergei Dudarev
Tuesday AM, November 28, 2006
Constitution B (Sheraton)

11:00 AM - JJ2.1/GG7.1
Modeling Radiation Damage Evolution in Fe-Cr Alloys.

Brian Wirth 1 , Hyon-Jee Lee 1 , Jae-Hyoek Shim 2 , Kevin Wong 1
1 Nuclear Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 , Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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11:15 AM - JJ2.2/GG7.2
Multiscale Approach for Understanding Advanced Materials.

Wolfgang Hoffelner 1 , Maria Samaras 1 , Manuel Pouchon 1 , Jia Chao Chen 1 , Maximo Victoria 1 , Annick Froideval 1 , Botond Bako 1 , Roberto Iglesias 1
1 , Paul Scherrer Institiute, Villigen Switzerland

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11:30 AM - JJ2.3/GG7.3
From Interstitial Clusters to Interstitial Loops in Iron: A Multiscale Approach Based on First Principles.

Mihai-Cosmin Marinica 1 , Francois Willaime 1
1 SRMP, CEA/Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette France

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11:45 AM - JJ2.4/GG7.4
Role of Trapping Impurities on He Desorption and Clustering in Irradiated a-Fe.

Christophe Ortiz 1 , María José Caturla 1 , François Willaime 2 , Chu Chun Fu 2
1 Departamento de Física Aplicada, University of Alicante, E-03690 Alicante, Alicante, Spain, 2 Service de Recherches Métallurgiques, CEA/Saclay, F-91191 Gif-sur-Yvette France

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12:00 PM - **JJ2.5/GG7.5
Multiscale Modelling of bcc-Fe Based Alloys for Nuclear Applications.

Lorenzo Malerba 1
1 RMO, SCK-CEN, Mol Belgium

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12:30 PM - JJ2.6/GG7.6
Ab Initio and Kinetic Rate Theory Modeling of 316SS with Oversized Solute Additions on Radiation-Induced Segregation.

Micah Hackett 1 , Gary Was 1
1 Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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12:45 PM - JJ2.7/GG7.7
Behaviour of Irradiated hcp Zirconium Coupling Molecular Dynamics and Monte Carlo Simulations.

Cristina Arevalo 1 , Maria Caturla 1 , José Perlado 2
1 Instituto de Fusión Nuclear, UPM, madrid Spain, 2 Física Aplicada, Universidad de Alicante, Alicante Spain

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JJ3
Session Chairs
Alfredo Caro
Francois Willaime
Tuesday PM, November 28, 2006
Berkeley (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - JJ3.1
DDD Simulations of Interactions Between Y2O3 Oxide Particles and an Edge Dislocation in ODS Materials.

Botond Bako 1 , Daniel Weygand 2 , Maria Samaras 1
1 , Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen PSI Switzerland, 2 , IZBS Universitaet Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Germany

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2:45 PM - JJ3.2
A Dynamical Model for Clear Channel Formation in Irradiated Materials.

Silvester Noronha 1 , G. Ananthakrishna 2 , Nasr Ghoniem 1
1 Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States, 2 Materials Research Centre, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore India

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3:00 PM - **JJ3.3
Dislocation Dynamics in fcc Metals.

Enrique Martinez 1 , Jaime Marian 1 , Athanasios Arsenlis 1 , Maximo Victoria 2 1 , J. Manuel Perlado 2
1 Chemistry and Materials Science Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 2 Instituto de Fusion Nuclear, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Madrid, Madrid, Spain

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3:30 PM - **JJ3.4
Fracture Properties a Ferritic Alloy and of a Tempered Martensitic Steel in the Transition.

Philippe Spatig 1 , Raul Bonade 1 , Pablo Mueller 1
1 CRPP, EPFL, Villigen Switzerland

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4:00 PM -
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4:45 PM - JJ3.6
Relationship Between the Magnetic and the Structural Properties of FeCr alloys: XAFS and PEEM Investigations.

Annick Froideval 1 , Maria Samaras 1 , Max Victoria 1 2 3 , Wolfgang Hoffelner 1
1 Nuclear Energy and Safety department, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen Switzerland, 2 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 3 Instituto de Fusion Nuclear, Polytechnic University of Madrid, Madrid Spain

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5:00 PM - **JJ3.7
High Burnup Fuel Cladding Materials R&D for Water-cooling Nuclear Power Plants -- Nano-sized Oxide Dispersion Strengthening Steels--

Akihiko Kimura 1 , Hang-Sik Cho 2 , Naoki Toda 2 , Ryuta Kasada 1 , Hirotatsu Kishimoto 1 , Noriyuki Iwata 1 , Shigeharu Ukai 3 , Masayuki Fujiwara 4
1 Institute of Advanced Energy, Kyoto University, Kyoto Japan, 2 Graduate School of Energy Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto Japan, 3 Oarai Engineering Center, Japan Nuclear Cycle Development Institute, Ibaraki Japan, 4 , Kobelco Research Institute, Kobe Japan

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5:30 PM - JJ3.8
Neutron Irradiation Resistance of RAFM Steels.

Ermile Gaganidze 1 , Bernhard Dafferner 1 , Jarir Aktaa 1
1 Institute for Materials Research II, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen Germany

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5:45 PM - JJ3.9
Strength Analysis of Reduced Activation Ferritic/Martensitic Steel by Indentation Test.

Motoki Nakajima 1 , Shin-ichi Komazaki 1 , Mikio Fujiwara 1 , Yutaka Kohno 1 , Kiyoyuki Shiba 2 , Akira Kohyama 3
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Muroran Institute of Technology, Muroran Japan, 2 , Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Tokai Japan, 3 Institute of Advanced Energy, Kyoto University, Kyoto Japan

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2006-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Jarir Aktaa Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH
Maria Samaras Paul Scherrer Institute
Magdalena Serrano de Caro Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Maximo Victoria Polytechnic University of Madrid
Brian Wirth University of California-Berkeley
JJ4
Session Chairs
Mikhail Sokolov
Naoki Soneda
Wednesday AM, November 29, 2006
Berkeley (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **JJ4.1
In Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy Study of Irradiation Effects in Refractory Ceramics for Application in Advanced Nuclear Systems.

Lumin Wang 1
1 Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences and Materials Science & Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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10:00 AM - JJ4.2
Valence-dependent Analytic Bond-order Potential for Transition Metals.

Ralf Drautz 1 , David Pettifor 1
1 Department of Materials, University of Oxford, Oxford United Kingdom

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10:15 AM - **JJ4.3
Modeling Radiation Damage in FeCr Alloys.

Alfredo Caro 1 , E. Lopasso 2 , M. Caro 1 , B. Sadigh 1 , D. Crowson 3 , S. Srivilliputhur 4
1 Materials Science, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 2 , Centro Atomico Bariloche, Bariloche Argentina, 3 , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States, 4 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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10:45 AM - JJ4.4
Thermo-mechanical Modelling of Pebble Beds in Fusion Blankets and its Implementation with Return-Mapping Algorithm.

Yixiang Gan 1 , Marc Kamlah 1
1 IMF II, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Germany

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - JJ4.5
Studying Role of Magnetism in Defect Mobilities of Fe using MD Simulations.

Maria Samaras 1 , Max Victoria 2 3
1 , Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen Switzerland, 2 Nuclear Fusion, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Madrid Spain, 3 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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11:45 AM - JJ4.6
Including the Effects of Electronic Excitations and Electron-Phonon Coupling in Cascade Simulations.

Dorothy Duffy 1 2 , Alexis Rutherford 1
1 Physics and Astronomy, UCL , London United Kingdom, 2 Culham Science Centre, EURATOM/UKAEA Fusion Association, Oxfordshire United Kingdom

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12:00 PM - JJ4.7
Stable one-dimensional Migration of Radiation Defects in Tungsten.

Sergei Dudarev 1 3 , Peter Derlet 2 , Duc Nguyen-Manh 1
1 Theory and Modelling, EURATOM/UKAEA Fusion Association, Oxfordshire United Kingdom, 3 Physics, Imperial College, London United Kingdom, 2 ASQ/NUM, Materials Science & Simulation, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen PSI Switzerland

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12:15 PM - JJ4.8
Modelling of Magnetic Defect Structures in Ferro-magnetic bcc Fe.

Peter Derlet 1 , Peter Van Zwol 1 , Helena Van Swygenhoven 1 , Sergei Dudarev 2
1 ASQ/NUM - Materials Science & Simulation, Paul Scherrer Institute, PSI-Villigen Switzerland, 2 EURATOM/UKAEA Fusion Association, Culham Science Centre, Oxfordshire United Kingdom

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12:30 PM - **JJ4.9
Irradiation Behavior of Metallic Nuclear Reactor Fuel.

Gerard Hofman 1 , Yeon Soo Kim 1
1 Nuclear Engineering, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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JJ5
Session Chairs
Stuart Maloy
Lumin Wang
Wednesday PM, November 29, 2006
Berkeley (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - JJ5.1
Radiation Damage Evolution due to Helium Implantationin Nb-Cu Nanolaminate Composites.

Amit Misra 1 , Michael Demkowicz 2 , Y. Wang 2 , Richard Hoagland 2
1 MPA-CINT, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 MST-SPR, Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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2:45 PM - JJ5.2
Thermal Helium Desorption of Helium-Implanted Iron.

Donghua Xu 1 , Brian Wirth 1
1 Nuclear Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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3:00 PM - JJ5.3
The Effects of Helium and Hydrogen in Irradiated Body-Centered Cubic Iron.

Maria Okuniewski 1 , Chaitanya Deo 2 , Marc Weber 3 , Farida Selim 3 , Kelvin Lynn 3 , Srinivasan Srivilliputhur 2 , Stuart Maloy 2 , Michael Baskes 2 , Michael James 4 , James Stubbins 1
1 Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 2 MST-8, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 3 Center for Materials Research, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, United States, 4 D-5, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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3:15 PM - JJ5.4
Dissolution of Helium in Iron and other bcc Metals from First Principles.

Francois Willaime 1 , Chu Chun Fu 1
1 SRMP, CEA/Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette France

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3:30 PM - **JJ5.5
Structural Materials for Fusion Reactors Radiation Effects and Major Issues.

Jean-Louis Boutard 1
1 , EFDA-CSU Garching, Garching bei München Germany

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4:00 PM -
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4:30 PM - **JJ5.6
Ductility of Tungsten Alloys: A Critical Parameter for Fusion Application.

Mario Faleschini 1 , Herbert Kreuzer 1 , Reinhard Pippan 1
1 Erich Schmid Institute of Materials Science, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Leoben Austria

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5:00 PM - JJ5.7
Finite Element Analysis of Functionally Graded Tungsten/Steel Joints.

Mohamed-Karim Hajji 1 , Jarir Aktaa 1
1 , Forschungszentrun Karlsruhe, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen Germany

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5:15 PM - JJ5.8
Electron-beam Induced Recrystallization in Amorphous Apatite.

In-Tae Bae 1 , Yanwen Zhang 1 , William Weber 1
1 , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States

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5:30 PM - **JJ5.9
Irradiation Assisted Grain Boundary Segregation in Steels.

Roy Faulkner 1
1 IPTME, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leics, United Kingdom

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JJ6: Poster Session
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Wednesday PM, November 29, 2006
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - JJ6.1
Structural Study of SiC Nanoparticles Grown by Inductively Coupled Plasma and Laser Pyrolysis for Nanostructured Ceramics Elaboration.

Yann Leconte 1 2 , Marc Leparoux 2 , Nathalie Herlin-Boime 1 , Stephan Siegman 2 , Lukas Rohr 2 , Cécile Reynaud 1
1 dsm/drecam/spam, CEA, Gif sur Yvette France, 2 Laboratory for Materials Technology, EMPA, Thun Switzerland

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9:00 PM - JJ6.2
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Defect Structures in UO2.

Antonino Romano 1 , Maria Samaras 2 , Martin Zimmerman 1
1 Laboratory for Reactor Physics and Systems Behaviour, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen-PSI, Aargau, Switzerland, 2 Laboratory for Materials Behaviour, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen-PSI, Aargau, Switzerland

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9:00 PM - JJ6.3
Fracture Toughness and Tensile Properties of Two Mo-Re Alloys.

Mikhail Sokolov 1
1 , ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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9:00 PM - JJ6.4
Fabrication and Characterization of Thin Sputtered Commixed Al/Gd Films.

Javier Jaquez 1 , Hongwei Xu 1 , Abbas Nikroo 1
1 Inertial Confinement Fusion, General Atomics, San Diego, California, United States

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9:00 PM - JJ6.6
The All Boron Carbide Diode Neutron Detector: Experiment and Theory.

Ildar Sabirianov 1 2 , Robert Fairchild 3 , Jennifer Brand 1 2
1 College of Engineering, UNL, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, 2 Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience, UNL, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, 3 Physics and Astrnomy, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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9:00 PM - JJ6.7
The Role of Grain Boundary/Interstitial Interactions in Thin Film Stress Evolution: Insights from Atomic Simulations.

Stephen Foiles 1 , Chun-Wei Pao 2 , Edmund Webb 1 , David Srolovitz 3 , Jerrold Floro 1
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 3 , Yeshiva University, New York, New York, United States

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2006-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Jarir Aktaa Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH
Maria Samaras Paul Scherrer Institute
Magdalena Serrano de Caro Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Maximo Victoria Polytechnic University of Madrid
Brian Wirth University of California-Berkeley
JJ7
Session Chairs
Wolfgang Hoffelner
Thursday AM, November 30, 2006
Berkeley (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - JJ7.1
Microstructure and High Temperature Properties of Ni-W and Ni-W-Cr Alloys.

Rafael Cury 1 , Thierry Auger 1 , Jean-Pierre Chevalier 2 1
1 CECM, CNRS, Vitry France, 2 Chaire of industrial materials, CNAM, Paris France

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9:45 AM - JJ7.2
A Mechanical Study of T91 and 316L Embrittlement by Liquid Lead-bismuth Eutectic.

Zehoua Hamouche 1 , Thierry Auger 1 , Ivan Guillot 1
1 , CECM-CNRS, Vitry-sur-Seine France

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10:00 AM - **JJ7.3
Modeling of Neutron Irradiation Embrittlement of Reactor Pressure Vessel Steels and Effect of Dose Rate.

Naoki Soneda 1 , K. Dohi 1 , A. Nomoto 1 , K. Nishida 1 , S. Ishino 1
1 Materials Science Research Lab, Central Research Institute of Electrical Power Industry, Tokyo Japan

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10:30 AM - JJ7.4
Bubble Density Dependent Functionals to Describe Deformation and Stress Equilibrium Evolution for In-Reactor Nuclear Fuel Materials.

Ray Stout 1
1 , RhoBetaSigma Affaires, Livermore, California, United States

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10:45 AM - JJ7.5
Atomistic Simulations of Displacement Cascades in Fused Silica: It is Compared with Different Concentration of H in the Bulk.

Fernando Mota 1 , Maria José Caturla 3 , J.Manuel Perlado 1 , Joaquín Molla 2 , Angel Ibarra 2
1 Instituto de Fusión Nuclear, E.T.S.I.I Universidad Politenica de Madrid, Madrid , Madrid, Spain, 3 Fisica Aplicada, Universidad de Alicante, Alicante, Alicante, Spain, 2 Materiales para la fusion, CIEMAT, Madrid, Madrid, Spain

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11:30 AM - JJ7.6
Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of n-irradiated Fe-Cr Model Alloys.

Milena Matijasevic 1 , Abderrahim Almazouzi 1
1 Reactor materials research, SCK-CEN, Mol Belgium

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11:45 AM - JJ7.7
Use of RHEPP-1 for Long-term Exposure of Reactor First-Wall Materials to Energetic Pulsed Ions.

Timothy Renk 1 , Paula Provencio 1 , Tina Tanaka 1 , Craig Olson 1
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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12:00 PM - JJ7.8
Brittle Fracture Behavior of Austenitic and Martensitic Steels Induced by Mercury at Room Temperature.

Aida Liliana Medina-Almazan 1 2 , Thierry Auger 1 , Philippe Bompard 2 , Dominique Gorse 1 , Colette Rey 2
1 CECM, CNRS, Vitry sur Seine France, 2 LMSSMat, CNRS-ECP, Chatenay-Malabry France

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12:15 PM - JJ7.9
Effect of Minor Alloying Element on Dispersing Nano-particles in ODS Steel.

Somei Ohnuki 1 , Toshiyasu Nagai 1 , Yosuke Uchida 1 , Koichi Hamada 1 , Tamaki Shibayama 1 , Takanori Suda 1 , Naoaki Akasaka 2 , Shin-ichiro Yamashita 2 , Satoshi Ohtsuka 2 , Tsunemitsu Yoshitake 2
1 Grad. School of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, 2 Oarai-research center, JAEA, Oarai, Ibataki, Japan

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12:30 PM - JJ7.10
Solid Micro-beads Hetero-structure Fuel for Ultra-high Temperature Applications.

Liviu Popa-Simil 1
1 , LAVM Inc., Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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12:45 PM - JJ7.11
Comparative Study of Structural Damage Under Irradiation in SiC Nanostructured and Conventional Ceramics.

Yann Leconte 1 , Isabelle Monnet 2 , Marc Levalois 4 , Magali Morales 4 , Xavier Portier 4 , Lionel Thomé 3 , Nathalie Herlin-Boime 1 , Cécile Reynaud 1
1 dsm/drecam/spam, CEA, Gif sur Yvette France, 2 dsm/drecam/ciril, CEA, Caen France, 4 SIFCOM, CNRS-Université de Caen, Caen France, 3 CSNSM, CNRS, Orsay France

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