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2013 MRS Fall Meeting Logo2013 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

December 1-6, 2013 | Boston
Meeting Chairs: Charles Black, Elisabetta Comini, Gitti Frey, Kristi Kiick, Loucas Tsakalakos

Symposium EE : Advanced Materials for Nuclear Technologies

2013-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Philip Edmondson, University of Oxford
Christopher Stanek, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Marjorie Bertolus, CEA/DEN
Heather McLean Chichester, Idaho National Laboratory

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CEA DEN MINOS
EE2: Ceramics I
Session Chairs
Karl Whittle
Monday PM, December 02, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 309

2:30 AM - *EE2.01
Radiation Damage Evolution in Oxide Heterocomposites

Blas Uberuaga 1

1Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos USA

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3:00 AM - EE2.02
Analysis of the Structure of Heavy Ion Irradiated Perovskites Using X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy

Martin C Stennett 1 Amy S Gandy 1 Neil C Hyatt 1

1The University of Sheffield Sheffield United Kingdom

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3:15 AM - EE2.03
Thermal and Radiation Stability of Iodine-Bearing Vanadate Apatite Structure

Fengyuan Lu 1 Jinling Xu 1 Tiankai Yao 1 Rodney C Ewing 2 Jie Lian 1

1Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy USA2University of Michigan Ann Arbor USA

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3:30 AM - EE2.04
A Many-Body Potential Approach to Modelling the Thermomechanical Properties of Actinide Oxides

Michael William Donald Cooper 1 Michael Rushton 1 Robin Grimes 1

1Imperial College London London United Kingdom

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3:45 AM - EE2.05
Stabilizing Nanocrystalline Grains in Ceramic-Oxides

Dilpuneet Aidhy 1 Yanwen Zhang 1 2 William Weber 2 1

1Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA2University of Tennessee Knoxville USA

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4:00 AM - EE2
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4:30 AM - EE2.06
Accelerated Chemical Aging Studies to Assess the Impact of Daughter Product Formation on Crystalline Stability

Chris Stanek 1 Blas Uberuaga 1 Laura Wolfsberg 1 Wayne Taylor 1 Brian Scott 1 Nigel Marks 2

1Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos USA2Curtin University of Technology Perth Australia

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4:45 AM - EE2.07
Synthesis and Characterization of 177Lu2-xHfxO3

Jeffery Aguiar 1 Laura Wolfsberg 1 Brian L Scott 1 Wayne A Taylor 1 Rob Dickerson 1 Christopher Stanek 1

1Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos USA

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5:00 AM - EE2.08
Understanding Structure-Property Relationships in beta;-eucryptite through Atomistic Simulations

Badri Narayanan 1 Ivar E Reimanis 1 Cristian V Ciobanu 2

1Colorado School of Mines Golden USA2Colorado School of Mines Golden USA

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5:15 AM - EE2.09
Effect of Neutron Irradiation on Select Mn+1AXn Phases

Darin Joseph Tallman 1 Elizabeth Hoffman 2 Gordon Koshe 3 Robert L Sindelar 2 Michel W Barsoum 1

1Drexel University Philadelphia USA2Savannah River Site Aiken USA3Massachusetts's Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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5:30 AM - EE2.10
Surface Sensitive Spectroscopy Study of Ion Beam Irradiation Induced Structural Modifications in Iron Borophosphate Glasses

Amy S Gandy 1 Martin C Stennett 1 Neil C Hyatt 1

1University of Sheffield Sheffield United Kingdom

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EE1: Fuel Cladding Materials
Session Chairs
Philip Edmondson
Christopher Stanek
Monday AM, December 02, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 309

9:30 AM - *EE1.01
Understanding Environmental Degradation of Zr Cladding

Anton Van der Ven 1 John C. Thomas 2 Brian Puchala 2

1University of California Santa Barbara Santa Barbara USA2University of Michigan Ann Arbor USA

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10:00 AM - EE1.02
Kinetics of Hydrogen Desorption from Zirconium Hydride and Zirconium Metal in Vacuum

Xunxiang Hu 1 2 Kurt A. Terrani 2 Brian D. Wirth 1

1University of Tennessee Knoxville Knoxville USA2Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA

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10:15 AM - EE1.03
Ductility Evaluation of As-Hydrided and Hydride Reoriented Zircaloy-4 Cladding under Simulated Dry-Storage Condition

Yong Yan 1 Kenyong Plummer 1 Holly Ray 1 Tyler Cook 1

1Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA

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10:30 AM - EE1.04
Initial Oxidation Kinetics of Single Crystal Zirconium and Zirconium-Niobium Alloys

Wen Ma 1 Uuganbayar Otgonbaatar 1 Mostafa Youssef 1 William Herbert 2 Bilge Yildiz 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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10:45 AM - EE1.05
Positron Depth Profiling of Oxide Layers Grown on Zircaloy-4

Filip Tuomisto 1 Susan R. Ortner 2 Helen Thompson 2 Victoria Allen 3 Mhairi Gass 3

1Aalto University Aalto Finland2National Nuclear Laboratory Oxford United Kingdom3AMEC Sellafield United Kingdom

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11:00 AM - EE1
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11:30 AM - EE1.06
Characterizing Oxide Films on Removed Pressure Tubes from CANDU Reactors Using Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) and the Parallel Electrical Dielectric Response Analysis (PEDRA) Application

Michael A Maguire 1

1Retired Deep River Canada

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11:45 AM - EE1.07
Microstructural Characterization of Diffusion Couples Composed of Metallic Transmutation Fuels and Fe-Based Alloys

Assel Aitkaliyeva 1 Brandon Miller 1 James Madden 1 Thomas Oamp;#8217;Holleran 1 Rory Kennedy 1 Bulent Sencer 1 James Cole 1

1Idaho National Laboratory Idaho Falls USA

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12:00 PM - EE1.08
Designing Hydrogen Pickup Resistant Zirconium Alloys Starting From Electrons

Mostafa Youssef 1 Bilge Yildiz 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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12:15 PM - *EE1.09
Developing Techniques to Study Hydrogen Pick up Mechanisms in Zirconium Alloys during Corrosion

Chris Grovenor 1

1University of Oxford Oxford United Kingdom

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2013-12-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Philip Edmondson, University of Oxford
Christopher Stanek, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Marjorie Bertolus, CEA/DEN
Heather McLean Chichester, Idaho National Laboratory

Symposium Support

CEA DEN MINOS
EE4: Fuels I
Session Chairs
Marjorie Bertolus
Tuesday PM, December 03, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 309

2:30 AM - *EE4.01
Perspective on the Opportunities for Advancing Fuel Performance Modeling

Joseph YR Rashid 1

1ANATECH Corp. San Diego USA

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3:00 AM - EE4.02
Verification and Benchmarking of Peregrine against Halden Fuel Rod Data and Falcon

Nathan Capps 1 Dion Sunderland 2 Wenfeng Liu 2 Robet Montgomery 3 Jason Hales 4 Chris Stanek 5 Brian Wirth 1

1University of Tennessee Knoxville USA2ANATECH Corp San Diego USA3Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland USA4Idaho National Laboratory Idaho Fals USA5Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos USA

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3:15 AM - EE4.03
Investigation of Novel Freeze-Cast Fast Reactor Fuels

Zhangwei Wang 1 Shih-Feng Chou 1 Amanda L Lang 2 Clarissa A Yablinsky 2 Philipp M Hunger 1 Margaret Wu 1 Thomas E Gage 2 James Wu 3 Kumar Sridharan 2 Todd R Allen 4 Ulrike G.K. Wegst 1

1Dartmouth College Hanover USA2University of Wisconsin - Madison Madison USA3Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA4Idaho National Laboratory Idaho Falls USA

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3:30 AM - EE4.04
Application of the Calphad Method to the Thermodynamic Modeling of a Miscibility Gap in U-Nd-O Phase Diagram

Giannina Dottavio 1 Yves Pontillon 1 Lionel Desgranges 2 Christine Gueneau 3

1CEA DEN/DEC/SA3C 13108 Saint Paul lez Durance France2CEA DEN/DEC/SESC 13108 Saint Paul lez Durance France3CEA DEN/DPC/SCP 91191 Gif-sur-Yvette France

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3:45 AM - EE4.05
Improving the Results of Electronic Structure Calculations on Actinide Compounds

Emerson Vathonne 1 Julia Wiktor 1 Bernard Amadon 2 Michel Freyss 1 Gerald Jomard 1 Marjorie Bertolus 1

1CEA Cadarache St Paul lez Durance France2CEA Bruyamp;#232;res le Champ;#226;tel Arpajon France

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4:00 AM - EE4
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4:30 AM - EE4.06
Defect Disorder and Electrochemical Effects of Void Ensembles in UO2

Abdel-Rahman Hassan 1 Janne Pakarinen 3 Michele Manuel 2 Anter El-Azab 1

1Purdue University West Lafayette USA2University of Florida Gainesville USA3University of Wisconsin Madison USA

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4:45 AM - EE4.07
In situ High Temperature X-Ray Diffraction Study of the Kinetics of Phase Separation in the Uranium-Plutonium Mixed Oxide (U0.55Pu0.45)O2-x

Romain Vauchy 1 2 Renaud C. Belin 1 Anne-Charlotte Robisson 1 Fiqiri Hodaj 2

1CEA, Cadarache Saint-Paul-lez-Durance France2SIMAP Saint Martin damp;#8217;Hamp;#232;res France

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5:00 AM - EE4.08
Vacancy Defects Induced by Heavy Ions Implantation in Uranium Dioxide

Marie-France Barthe 1 Tayeb Belhabib 1 Pierre Desgardin 1 Gaelle Carlot 2 Philippe Garcia 2

1CNRS/ University of Orleans Orlamp;#233;ans France2CEA Cadarache Orlamp;#233;ans France

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5:15 AM - EE4.09
Formation of CrUO4 in UO2 Nuclear Fuels

Simon Charles Middleburgh 1 2 Michael W D Cooper 2 Daniel Gregg 1 Robin W Grimes 2 Greg R Lumpkin 1

1ANSTO Lucas Heights Australia2Imperial College London London United Kingdom

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5:30 AM - EE4.10
Segregation of Fission Products to Edge Dislocations in Uranium Dioxide

Anuj Goyal 1 Thomas Rudzik 1 Bowen Deng 1 Minki Hong 1 Aleksandr Chernatynskiy 1 Susan B Sinnott 1 Simon R Phillpot 1

1University of Florida Gainesville USA

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EE3: Ceramics II
Session Chairs
Amy Gandy
Tuesday AM, December 03, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 309

10:00 AM - *EE3.01
Dynamics and Recovery - Vacant Disorder

Karl R Whittle 1

1University of Sheffield Sheffield United Kingdom

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10:30 AM - EE3.02
Atomic Migration Behavior of Volatile Fission Products in Silicon Carbide: Application of a Five-Frequency Model

Marjorie Bertolus 1 Shaun Kelly 1 Michael Cooper 2

1CEA,DEN Saint-Paul-lez-Durance France2Imperial College London London United Kingdom

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10:45 AM - EE3.03
Influence of Stacking Faults on Stability and Mobility of Intrinsic Defects in Silicon Carbide

Takuji Oda 1 Yanwen Zhang 2 3 William J. Weber 3 2

1Seoul National University Seoul Republic of Korea2Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA3University of Tennessee Knoxville USA

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11:00 AM - EE3
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11:30 AM - EE3.04
Effects of Electronic Energy Loss on Irradiation Damage Recovery in SiC

William J. Weber 1 2 Peng Liu 1 Haizhou Xue 1 Olli H. Pakarinen 2 Yanwen Zhang 2 1

1University of Tennessee Knoxville USA2Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA

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11:45 AM - EE3.05
Modeling the Competitive Radiation Damage Production and Recovery Processes in SiC

Olli H. Pakarinen 1 Marie Backman 2 Yanwen Zhang 1 2 William J. Weber 2 1

1Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA2University of Tennessee Knoxville USA

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12:00 PM - EE3.06
Comparison of Helium Mobility in Some Transition Metal Carbides and Nitrides

Shradha Agarwal 1 Patrick Trocellier 1 Sylvain Vaubaillon 1 2 Yves Serruys 1 Sandrine Miro 1 Emilie Jouanny 1

1CEA Gif-sur-Yvette France2CEA Gif-sur-Yvette France

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12:15 PM - EE3.07
Durability and Field-Conditions Studies of O-Rings Used in the SAVY-4000 Storage Container

Eric Matthew Weis 1 Michael W Blair 1 D. Kirk Veirs 1 Tim A Stone 1 Paul H Smith 1 Jacob C Winter 1 Brett D Hill 1 Kirk P Reeves 1

1Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos USA

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2013-12-04   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Philip Edmondson, University of Oxford
Christopher Stanek, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Marjorie Bertolus, CEA/DEN
Heather McLean Chichester, Idaho National Laboratory

Symposium Support

CEA DEN MINOS
EE6: Structural Materials I
Session Chairs
Brian Wirth
Wednesday PM, December 04, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 309

2:30 AM - *EE6.01
Radiation Tolerant Nanostructured Ferritic Alloys

Michael K Miller 1 Chad M Parish 1

1Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA

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3:00 AM - EE6.02
Structure and Properties of the Y2O3/Fe Interface from First Principles Calculations

Samrat Choudhury 1 Christopher R Stanek 1 Blas P Uberuaga 1

1Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos USA

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3:15 AM - EE6.03
Development of Iron-Base Composite Materials with High Thermal Conductivity for DEMO

Hirotaka Homma 1 Naoyuki Hashimoto 1 Somei Ohnuki 1

1Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University Sapporo Japan

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3:30 AM - EE6.04
Microstructural Investigation of Precipitates in ODS Ferritic Alloys

Mostafa Saber 1 Weizong Xu 1 Lulu Li 1 Yuntian Zhu 1 Carl C. Koch 1 Ronald O. Scattergood 1

1North Carolina State University Raleigh USA

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