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2009 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 30 - December 4, 2009 | Boston
Meeting Chairs
: Kristi Anseth, Li-Chyong Chen, Peter Gumbsch, Ji-Cheng Zhao

Symposium V : Materials Research Needs to Advance Nuclear Energy

2009-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Gianguido Baldinozzi CEA-CNRS-ECP
Yanwen Zhang Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Katherine L. Smith Embassy of Australia
Kazuhiro Yasuda Kyushu University
V1: Radiation Effects
Session Chairs
Gianguido Baldinozzi
Monday AM, November 30, 2009
Room 207 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **V1.1
Effects of Ionization on Irradiation Damage Evolution and Thermal Recovery in Ceramics.

William Weber 1 , Yanwen Zhang 2 , Ram Devanathan 1
1 Fundamental & Computational Sciences Directorate, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States, 2 Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States

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10:00 AM - V1.2
The Need for Quantum Mechanics in Large-scale Atomistic Simulations of Radiation Damage in Metals.

C. Race 1 , D. Mason 1 , M. Finnis 1 2 , W. Foulkes 1 , A. Horsfield 2 , T. Todorov 3 , A. Sutton 1
1 Department of Physics, Imperial College London, London United Kingdom, 2 Department of Materials, Imperial College London, London United Kingdom, 3 School of Mathematics and Physics, Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast United Kingdom

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10:45 AM - *
Break

V2: Complex Microstructures
Session Chairs
Syo Matsumura
Monday AM, November 30, 2009
Room 207 (Hynes)

11:15 AM - **V2.1
Can We Describe Phase Transition under Irradiation in Insulators within the Random Phase Approximation Framework?

David Simeone 1 2 , Gianguido Baldinozzi 2 1 , Dominique Gosset 1 2 , Laurence Luneville 1 2
1 CEA/DEN/DANS/DMN/SRMA/LA2M-MFE, CEA, Gif sur yvette France, 2 CNRS-ECP/SPMS-MFE UMR 8580, CNRS-ECP, Chatenay Malabry France

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11:45 AM - V2.2
Phase-Field Simulation of Void and Fission-Gas Bubble Evolution in Irradiated Polycrystalline Materials.

Paul Millett 1 , Anter El-Azab 2 , Michael Tonks 1 , Srujan Rokkam 2 , Dieter Wolf 1
1 Nuclear Fuels and Materials, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID 83415, Idaho, United States, 2 Scientific Computing, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32310, Florida, United States

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12:00 PM - V2.3
Phase Field Modeling of Void Nucleation and Growth in Irradiated Metals.

Srujan Rokkam 1 , Santosh Dubey 2 , Anter El-Azab 2 , Paul Millett 3 , Dieter Wolf 3
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 2 Department of Scientific Computing, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 3 Nuclear Fuels and Materials, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States

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12:15 PM - V2.4
HRTEM Studies of Nano-Particles in an ODS Steel.

Luke Hsiung 1 , Jeffery Aguiar 1 , Nigel Browning 1 , Michael Fluss 1 , Akihiko Kimura 2
1 Physical and Life Sciences, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 2 Institute of Advanced Energy, Kyoto University, Kyoto Japan

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12:30 PM - **V2.5
Atomic-scale Analysis of Irradiation-induced Structural Change in Magnesium Aluminate Spinel Compound.

Syo Matsumura 1 , Tomokazu Yamamoto 1 , Kazuhiro Yasuda 1
1 Department of Applied Quantum Physics and Nuclear Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka Japan

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V3: Metallic Materials I
Session Chairs
David Bacon
Monday PM, November 30, 2009
Room 207 (Hynes)

3:00 PM - V3.2
Irradiation-Induced Point Defects in Nanocrystalline Molybdenum by Molecular-Dynamics Simulation.

Dilpuneet Aidhy 1 , Paul Millett 2 , Simon Phillpot 3 , Alex Chernatynskiy 3 , Dieter Wolf 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 2 Nuclear Fuels and Materials, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID 83415, Idaho, United States, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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3:15 PM - V3.3
TEM Characterization of Neutron- and Ion-irradiated Nano-structured Ferritic Alloys.

James Bentley 1 , D. Hoelzer 1
1 Materials Science & Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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3:30 PM - **V3.4
Multiscale Modelling of High Electric Field Effect on Metal Surfaces.

Flyura Djurabekova 1 4 , Helga Timko 2 , Aarne Pohjonen 1 , Leila Costelle 4 , Kai Nordlind 1 4 , Konstantin Matyash 3 , Ralf Schneider 3 , Sergio Calatroni 2 , Walter Wuensch 2
1 , Helsinki institute of Physics, Helsinki Finland, 4 Department of Physics, University of Helsinki, Helsinki Finland, 2 , CERN, Geneve Switzerland, 3 , Max-Planck-Institut fur Plasmaphysik, Greifswald Germany

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4:00 PM - *
Break

V4: Ceramic Materials and Wasteforms I
Session Chairs
Jie Lian
Monday PM, November 30, 2009
Room 207 (Hynes)

4:30 PM - **V4.1
Mechanisms of Radiation Damage and Properties of Nuclear Materials.

Gregory Lumpkin 1 , Katherine Smith 1 , Karl Whittle 1 , Bronwyn Thomas 1 , Nigel Marks 2
1 Institute of Materials Engineering, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Menai, New South Wales, Australia, 2 Nanochemistry Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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5:00 PM - V4.2
Comparison of Microstructural Changes in ZnAl2O4 Spinel Under Ion Irradiation in the Electronic and in the Nuclear Energy Loss Regime.

Alexis Quentin 1 , Isabelle Monnet 1 , Dominique Gosset 2 , David Simeone 2 , Christina Trautmann 3 , Laurence Herve 4 , Serge Bouffard 1
1 , CIMAP-CIRIL, Caen France, 2 , CEA/DEN/DMN/SRMA/LA2M, Gif-sur-Yvette France, 3 , GSI, Darmstadt Germany, 4 , CRISMAT, Caen France

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5:15 PM - V4.3
Transmission Electron Microscopy Observations of Alpha-Al2O3 Irradiated at High Temperature with 10 MeV Au Ions.

Jonghan Won 1 , Igor Usov 1 , Kurt Sickafus 1
1 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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5:30 PM - **V4.4
Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Radiation Damage Accumulation in Pyrochlores.

Ram Devanathan 1 , William Weber 1
1 Chemical & Materials Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States

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