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2012 MRS Fall Meeting Logo2012 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 25-30, 2012 | Boston
Meeting Chairs: Chennupati Jagadish, Thomas Lippert, Amit Misra, Eric Stach, Ting Xu

Symposium HH : Advances in Materials for Nuclear Energy

2012-11-26   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Gianguido Baldinozzi, CNRS-Ecole Centrale Paris
Maria Jose Caturla, Universidad de Alicante
Chaitanya S. "Deo", Georgia Institute of Technology
Chu-Chun Fu, "CEA-Saclay DEN/DMN/SRMP"
Kazuhiro Yasuda, Kyushu University
Yanwen Zhang, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
HH2: Nuclear Fuels I
Session Chairs
Philippe Garcia
Monday PM, November 26, 2012
Hynes, Level 1, Room 102

2:30 AM - *HH2.01
Density Functional Theory Calculations of UO2 Oxidation and Diffusion of Fission Gases in UO2plusmn;x

David Andersson 1 Gianguido Baldinozzi 3 Lionel Desgranges 2 Steve Conradson 1 Michael Tonks 4 Paul Millett 4 Blas Uberuaga 1 Chris Stanek 1

1Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos USA2CEA/DEN/DEC, Centre de Cadarache Saint-Paul-lez-Durance France3CNRS-Ecole Centrale Paris Chatenay-Malabry France4Idaho National Laboratory Idaho Falls USA

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3:00 AM - HH2.02
Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Defect Disorder in UO2

Abdel-Rahman Hassan 1 X. M. Bai 2 Anter El-Azab 1

1Purdue University West Lafayette USA2Idaho National Laboratory Idaho Falls USA

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3:15 AM - HH2.03
Comprehensive Study on Helium Behaviour in Defected UO2 Systems

Zeynep Talip 1 Thierry Wiss 1 Arne Janssen 1 Jean Yves Colle 1 Rudy Konings 1 Joseph Somers 2

1Institute for Transuranium Elements Karlsruhe Germany2Institute for Transuranium Elements Karlsruhe Germany

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3:30 AM - HH2.04
Influence of Grain Orientation on Radiation Induced Strains in UO2 Polycrystals

Philippe Goudeau 1 Etienne Castelier 2 Herve Palancher 2 Axel Richard 2 Jean-Sebastien Micha 3

1Prime Institut Futuroscope France2CEA Centre de Cadarache France3CEA Grenoble France

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3:45 AM - HH2.05
Densification and Microstructure Characterization of UO2 Processed by Spark Plasma Sintering

Lihao Ge 1 Ghatu Subhash 1 James Tulenko 2 Ronald Baney 2 Sunghwan Yeo 2 Andrew Cartas 2

1University of Florida Gainesville USA2University of Florida Gainesville USA

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4:00 AM - HH2
Break

HH3: Radiation Effects I - Microstructures
Session Chairs
William Weber
Monday PM, November 26, 2012
Hynes, Level 1, Room 102

4:30 AM - *HH3.01
An Attempt to Handle the Nanopatterning of Materials Created under Ion Beam Mixing

Simeone David 1 2 Laurence Luneville 3 2 Baldinozzi Gianguido 2 1

1CEA Saclay France2CNRS Chatenay Malabry France3CEA Saclay France

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5:00 AM - *HH3.02
Computational Modeling of Irradiation Effects in Nuclear Structural and Fuel Materials

Kazunori Morishita 1 Yasunori Yamamoto 2 Yoshiyuki Watanabe 3

1Kyoto University Uji Japan2Kyoto University Uji Japan3Japan Atomic Energy Agency Rokkasho Japan

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5:30 AM - HH3.03
Modeling and Simulation of Restructuring in Irradiated Materials by Pore and Grain Boundary Migration

Michael R Tonks 1 Liangzhe Zhang 1 Paul Millett 1 Xianming Bai 1 Bulent Biner 1

1Idaho National Laboratory Idaho Falls USA

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5:45 AM - HH3.04
Nanostructuration of Cr/Si Layers Induced by Ion Beam Mixing

Laurence Luneville 1 Ludovic Largeau 2 Cyrile Deranlot 3 Nathalie Moncoffre 4 Yves Serruys 1 Gianguido Baldinozzi 5 David Simeone 1

1CEA Gif sur Yvette France2CNRS Marcoussis France3CNRS/Thales Palaiseau France4IN2P3 Lyon France5CNRS/ECP Chatenay-Malabry France

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HH1: Steels -- From Point Defects to Mechanical Properties
Session Chairs
Chaitanya Deo
Monday AM, November 26, 2012
Hynes, Level 1, Room 102

9:30 AM - *HH1.01
Pathways for Development of Advanced Materials for Nuclear Energy Systems

Steven John Zinkle 1 Michael P. Brady 2 Bruce A. Pint 2 Lance L. Snead 2 Lizhen Tan 2 Kurt A. Terrani 1 Yuki Yamamoto 2

1Oak Ridge National Lab Oak Ridge USA2Oak Ridge National Lab Oak Ridge USA

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10:00 AM - HH1.02
Atomic Kinetic Monte Carlo Modeling of Concentrated FeCrNi Alloys Based on ab initio Calculations

Christophe Domain 1 2 Charlotte S Becquart 3 2 Jean Baptiste Piochaud 3 2

1EDF Ramp;D Moret sur Loing France2EM2VM Paris France3UMET Lille France

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10:15 AM - HH1.03
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Cascade Evolution near Trapped Interstitial Clusters

Nathan Capps 1 Aaron Kohnert 2 Karl Hammond 1 Xu Donghua 1 Brian Wirth 1

1University of Tennessee Knoxville USA2University of California Berkeley Berkeley USA

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10:30 AM - HH1.04
Atomistic Simulations of Decomposition Kinetics in Fe-Cr Alloys: Influence of the Magnetism

Oriane Senninger 1 Enrique Martinez 2 Frederic Soisson 1 Chu Chun Fu 1

1CEA Gif sur Yvette France2Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos USA

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10:45 AM - HH1
Break

11:30 AM - HH1.06
Distribution of Void Swelling and Irradiation Creep and Resultant Strains in Thick 304 Stainless Steel Hexagonal Reflector Blocks in Response to Spatial Gradients in Neutron Flux-spectra and Irradiation Temperature in EBR-II

Frank A. Garner 1 Paula D. Freyer 2 Douglas L. Porter 3 James Wiest 3 Collin J. Knight 3 M. Sagisaka 4 Y. Isobe 4 J. Etoh 4 T. Matsunaga 4 T. Okita 5 Yina Huang 6 Jorg Wiezorek 7

1Radiation Effects Consulting Richland USA2Westinghouse Electric Company Pittsburgh USA3Idaho National Laboratory Idaho Falls USA4Nuclear Fuel Industries Osaka Japan5University of Tokyo Tokyo Japan6University of Wisconsin Madison USA7University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh USA

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11:45 AM - HH1.07
Effect of Radiation on Embrittlement and Matrix Cu Content of a RPV Weld with Different PWHT Conditions

Mikhail A. Sokolov 1 Randy K Nanstad 1 Michael K Miller 1 Ken Littrell 1

1ORNL Oak Ridge USA

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12:00 PM - HH1.08
Hardening and Softening Caused by Long Term Neutron Irradiation in Modified-SUS316 Stainless Steel

Hiroshi Oka 1 Tomoki Kubota 1 Naoyuki Hashimoto 1 Somei Ohnuki 1 Shinichiro Yamashita 2

1Hokkaido University Sapporo Japan2JAEA Ibaraki Japan

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12:15 PM - HH1.09
Microstructural Characterization of Activated Materials with Neutron and X-Ray Diffraction

Donald Brown 1 Thomas Sisneros 1 Bjorn Clausen 1 Levente Balogh 1 Jon Almer 2

1Los Alamos National Lab Los Alamos USA2Argonne National Lab Argonne USA

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12:30 PM - HH1.10
Crystal Plasticity Modeling of Localized Deformation in Irradiated bcc Metals

Anirban Patra 1 David L. McDowell 1 2

1Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta USA2Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta USA

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2012-11-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Gianguido Baldinozzi, CNRS-Ecole Centrale Paris
Maria Jose Caturla, Universidad de Alicante
Chaitanya S. "Deo", Georgia Institute of Technology
Chu-Chun Fu, "CEA-Saclay DEN/DMN/SRMP"
Kazuhiro Yasuda, Kyushu University
Yanwen Zhang, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
HH6: He and H Effects
Session Chairs
Maria Caturla
Tuesday PM, November 27, 2012
Hynes, Level 1, Room 102

2:30 AM - *HH6.01
Synergistic Effects of H and He on Radiation Damage of ODS Ferritic Steel under Triple-ion Irradiation

Luke Hsiung 1 M. Fluss 1 S. Tumey 1 B. Choi 1 E. Meslin 2 Y. Serruys 2 A. Kimura 3

1Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Livermore USA2CEA Gif-sur-Yvette France3Kyoto University Kyoto Japan

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3:00 AM - HH6.02
A First-principles Model for Noble Gas Defects in Iron and Non-magnetic BCC Refractory Metals

Duc Nguyen-Manh 1 Sergei L. Dudarev 1

1Culham Centre for Fusion Energy Abingdon United Kingdom

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3:15 AM - HH6.03
Energetic Landscape and Diffusion of He at Grain Boundaries in bcc-Fe from Atomistic Simulations

Chu-Chun Fu 1 Lei Zhang 1 2 Guang-Hong Lu 2

1CEA Gif sur Yvette France2Beihang University Beijing China

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3:30 AM - HH6.04
He Bubble Formation in bcc Fe and Their Interaction with Radiation

Roger Smith 1 Xiao Gai 1 Steven Kenny 1

1Loughborough University Loughborough United Kingdom

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3:45 AM - HH6.05
Helium Implantation Effects on the Compressive Response of Cu and Fe Nano-pillars

Qiang Guo 1 Peri Landau 1 Peter Hosemann 2 Julia Greer 1 3

1California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA2University of California at Berkeley Berkeley USA3California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA

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4:00 AM - HH6.06
Spatial Heterogeneity of Interface Energy Stabilizes Sub-nanometer Interfacial He Platelets

Abishek Kashinath 1 Michael J. Demkowicz 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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4:15 AM - HH6
Break

4:30 AM - HH6.07
The Effect of Helium Bubbles on Hydrogen in Tungsten

Niklas Juslin 1 Faiza Sefta 1 Brian D. Wirth 1

1University of Tennessee Knoxville USA

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4:45 AM - HH6.08
Helium Bubbles in Iron: Stability, Equilibrium and Effect to Strengthening

Yury Osetskiy 1 Roger Stoller 1

1ORNL Oak Ridge USA

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5:00 AM - HH6.09
Nanoporous Metals for Prevention of Helium Bubble Formation

Patrick Cappillino 1 Benjamin W Jacobs 2 Michelle A Hekmaty 1 Ryan Hartnett 1 David B Robinson 1

1Sandia National Laboratories Livermore USA2Protochips, Inc. Raleigh USA

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5:15 AM - HH6.10
Stopping Power of H and He in Al from Plane-wave Ehrenfest Molecular Dynamics

Andre Schleife 1 Yosuke Kanai 2 1 Alfredo Correa 1

1Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Livermore USA2The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill USA

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5:30 AM - HH6.11
He and H Effect on Cavity Formation in Pure Iron and EB-welded F82H IEA Joint

Naoyuki Hashimoto 1 Tomoki Kubota 1 Tomonori Kimura 1 Somei Ohnuki 1 Shiro Jitsukawa 2

1Hokkaido University Sapporo Japan2Japan Atomic Energy Agency Tokai Japan

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5:45 AM - HH6.12
Modeling Cavity Evolution in LWR Core Internal Components

Roger E. Stoller 1

1Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA

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HH4: Nuclear Fuels II
Session Chairs
Gianguido Baldinozzi
Tuesday AM, November 27, 2012
Hynes, Level 1, Room 102

9:45 AM - *HH4.01
Nature and Behaviour of Point Defects in UO2 Based on an Experimental and Theoretical Study of Electrical and Atomic Transport Properties

Philippe Garcia 1 Elisabetta Pizzi 1 David Simamp;#233;one 2 Guido Baldinozzi 2 David Andersson 4 Jean-Paul Crocombette 2 Boris Dorado 3 Marjorie Bertolus 1 Michel Freyss 1 Guillaume Martin 1 Serge Maillard 1

1CEA/DEN Saint-Paul-Lez Durance France2CEA/DEN Gif-sur-Yvette France3CEA/DAM Arpajon France4LANL Los Alamos USA

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10:15 AM - HH4.02
Postirradiation Examination of Mixed Oxide Fuels for Actinide Transmutation

Heather J. MacLean Chichester 1 Douglas L. Porter 1 Steven L. Hayes 1

1Idaho National Laboratory Idaho Falls USA

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10:30 AM - HH4.03
Kinetic Monte Carlo Study of Interstitial Clusters in UO2+x

Rakesh Kumar Behera 1 Chaitanya S Deo 1 Taku Watanabe 2 Blas P Uberuaga 3 David A Andersson 3

1Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta USA2Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta USA3Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos USA

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10:45 AM - HH4.04
Uranium Dioxide Films with Embedded Xenon

Igor Usov 1 Robert Dickerson 1 Patricia Dickerson 1 Marilyn Hawley 1 Darrin Byler 1 Kenneth McClellan 1

1Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos USA

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11:00 AM - HH4
Break

HH5: Radiation Effects II - Ionic and Covalent Systems
Session Chairs
Kazuhiro Yasuda
Tuesday AM, November 27, 2012
Hynes, Level 1, Room 102

11:30 AM - *HH5.01
Effects of Ionization on Irradiation Damage Evolution and Recovery

William J Weber 1 2 Marie Backman 1 3 Yanwen Zhang 2 1 Flyura Djurabekova 3 Kai Nordlund 3 Marcel Toulemonde 4 Aurelien Debelle 5

1University of Tennessee Knoxville USA2Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA3University of Helsinki Helsinki Finland4University of Caen Caen France5University Paris Sud Orsay France

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12:00 PM - HH5.02
Size Dependence of the Radiation Induced Amorphization and Recrystallization Processes of Nanostructured CePO4 Monazite

Fengyuan Lu 1 Yiqiang Shen 2 1 Zhili Dong 2 Rodney Ewing 3 Jie Lian 1

1Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy USA2Nanyang Technological University Singapore Singapore3University of Michigan Ann Arbor USA

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12:15 PM - *HH5.03
Transmission Electron Microscope Study of Defect Formation and Accumulation in Ceramic Oxides Irradiated with Swift Heavy Ions

Syo Matsumura 1 Tomokazu Yamamoto 1 Kazuhiro Yasuda 1 Seiya Takaki 1

1Kyushu University Fukuoka Japan

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12:45 PM - HH5.04
Simulating Radiation-induced Defect Formation in Pyrochlores

David Gunn 1 John Purton 1 Ilian Todorov 1

1Science amp; Technology Facilities Council Daresbury United Kingdom

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2012-11-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Gianguido Baldinozzi, CNRS-Ecole Centrale Paris
Maria Jose Caturla, Universidad de Alicante
Chaitanya S. "Deo", Georgia Institute of Technology
Chu-Chun Fu, "CEA-Saclay DEN/DMN/SRMP"
Kazuhiro Yasuda, Kyushu University
Yanwen Zhang, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
HH9: Radiation Effects III - Insulators
Session Chairs
Yanwen Zhang
Wednesday PM, November 28, 2012
Hynes, Level 1, Room 102

2:30 AM - *HH9.01
Damage and Recovery in Ceramics - Is it Predictable?

Karl R Whittle 1 2

1University of Sheffield Sheffield United Kingdom2Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Sydney Australia

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3:00 AM - HH9.02
Radiation Damages on the Porous Properties of Mesoporous Silica Thin Films and Bulk Materials

Sandrine Dourdain 1 Xavier Deschanels 1 Guillaume Toquer 1 Stamp;#233;phane Pellet-Rostaing 1 Agnes Grandjean 1

1CEA Marcoule 30207 Bagnols sur Ceze France

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3:15 AM - HH9.03
Spectroscopic Investigation of Ion Beam Irradiation Induced Structural Modifications in Model Nuclear Waste Glasses

Amy Sarah Gandy 1 Martin Christopher Stennett 1 Neil Christian Hyatt 1

1University of Sheffield Sheffield United Kingdom

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3:30 AM - HH9.04
The Impact of Thermal Activation on Defect Production in Rutile

Marc Robinson 1 Nigel A Marks 1 Greg R Lumpkin 2

1Curtin University Perth Australia2Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Sydney Australia

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4:00 AM - HH9
Break

HH10/LL12: Joint Session: Radiation Effects
Session Chairs
Kevin Fox
Kazuya Idemitsu
Wednesday PM, November 28, 2012
Hynes, Level 1, Room 102

4:15 AM - HH10.01/LL12.01
Novel Fast Reactor Fuels Manufactured by Freeze Casting

William J. Goodrum 1 Philipp M. Hunger 1 Shih-Feng Chou 1 Joan Burger 1 Amanda Lang 2 Thomas Gage 2 Clarissa Yablinsky 2 Todd R. Allen 2 Ulrike G.K. Wegst 1

1Dartmouth College Hanover USA2University of Wisconsin - Madison Madison USA

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4:30 AM - HH10.02/LL12.02
Ion Beam Irradiation Effects in NZP-structure Type Ceramics

Daniel J Gregg 1 Inna Karatchevtseva 1 Joel Davis 1 Michael James 3 Gordon I. Thorogood 1 Pranesh Dayal 1 Benjamin Bell 4 Matthew Jackson 4 Mihail Ionescu 2 Gerry Triani 1 Ken T. Short 1 Gregory R. Lumpkin 1 Eric R. Vance 1

1ANSTO Kirrawee DC Australia2ANSTO Kirrawee DC Australia3ANSTO Kirrawee DC Australia4Imperial College London London United Kingdom

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4:45 AM - HH10.03/LL12.03
Ion Beam Irradiation of Crystalline ABO4 Compounds

Massey de los Reyes 1 Daniel Gregg 1 Robert Elliman 2 Nestor Zaluzec 3 Robert Aughterson 1 Gregory Lumpkin 1

1ANSTO Sydney Australia2ANU Canberra Australia3ANL Chicago USA

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5:00 AM - HH10.04/LL12.04
Understanding the Metamict State in Titanate Ceramics for Nuclear Waste Immobilisation Using Molecular Dynamics and Connectivity Topology Analysis

Henry R Foxhall 1 Karl P Travis 1 John Harding 1 Scott L Owens 2 Linn W Hobbs 3 4

1University of Sheffield Sheffield United Kingdom2National Nuclear Laboratory Risley United Kingdom3Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA4Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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5:15 AM - HH10.05/LL12.05
The Effect of Pressure on the Radiation Tolerance of the Polymorphs of TiO2

Meng J Qin 1 Simon Charles Middleburgh 1 Eugenia Kuo 1 Karl R Whittle 1 Nigel A Marks 2 Marc Robinson 2 1 Greg R Lumpkin 1

1ANSTO Lucas Heights Australia2Curtin University of Technology Perth Australia

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5:30 AM - HH10.06/LL12.06
Advanced Measurement Techniques for Irradiated Nuclear Fuels and Materials

John Rory Kennedy 1

1Idaho National Laboratory Idaho Falls USA

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5:45 AM - HH10.07/LL12.07
Measuring Parameters of Dynamic Annealing in Ion-irradiated Solids

S. Charnvanichborikarn 1 M. T. Myers 1 2 L. Shao 2 Sergei O. Kucheyev 1

1Lawrence Livermore Nat'l Lab Livermore USA2Texas Aamp;M University College Station USA

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HH7: Plasma Facing Materials
Session Chairs
Christophe Domain
Wednesday AM, November 28, 2012
Hynes, Level 1, Room 102

9:30 AM - *HH7.01
Plastic Localization in Irradiated Ferritic Systems: New Insights from Modeling and Simulation

Jaime Marian 1 Tom Arsenlis 1 Nathan Barton 1 Moon Rhee 1 Greg Hommes 1

1Lawrence Livermore Nat'l Lab Livermore USA

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10:00 AM - HH7.02
Capabilities of Nanostructured W as Plasma Facing Material in Future Fusion Reactors

R. Gonzalez-Arrabal 1 N. Gordillo 1 2 A. Rivera 1 I. Fernandez-Martinez 3 4 M. Panizo-Laiz 1 J. Y. Pastor 5 E. Tejado 5 K. Saravanan 6 F. Munnik 6 J. M. Perlado 1

1Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) Madrid Spain2CEI Campus Moncloa, UCM-UPM Madrid Spain3Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) Madrid Spain4Institute of Microelectronics of Madrid, IMM-CNM-CSIC Madrid Spain5Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) Madrid Spain6Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf Dresden Germany

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