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2011 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 28-December 2, 2011 | Boston

Meeting Chairs: Cammy R. Abernathy, Paul V. Braun, Masashi Kawsaki, Kathyn J. Wahl

Symposium A : Material Challenges in Current and Future Nuclear Technologies

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Symposium Organizers

Karl R. Whittle Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
Marjorie Bertolus CEA, DEN, DEC/SESC/LLCC
Blas Uberuaga Los Alamos National Laboratory
Robin W. Grimes Imperial College London
A1: Nuclear Fuels I
Session Chairs
Robin Grimes
Karl Whittle
Monday AM, November 28, 2011
Independence W (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **A1.1
Radiation Resistance of UO2 under Severe Damaging Conditions.

Thierry Wiss 1 , Arne Janssen 1 , Hartmut Thiele 1 , Bert Cremer 1 , Jean-Yves Colle 1 , Dragos Staicu 1 , Vincenzo Rondinella 1 , Rudy Konings 1
1 , European Commission - JRC - ITU, Karlsruhe Germany

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10:00 AM - A1.2
Sesquioxide Effect on Thermal Diffusion Processes in UO2.

Simon Middleburgh 1 2 , Robin Grimes 1 , Paul Blair 2 , Karin Oldberg 2
1 Department of Materials, Imperial College London, London United Kingdom, 2 Materials and Fuel Rod Design, Westinghouse Electric Sweden, Vasteras Sweden

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10:15 AM - A1.3
Effect of Lanthanide and Actinide Substitution in UO2 Using Atomic Level Simulations.

Rakesh Behera 1 , Chaitanya Deo 1
1 Nuclear and Radiological Engineering Program, George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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10:30 AM - A1.4
Effect of Cr Segregation to UO2 Grain Boundaries.

Minki Hong 1 , Simon Phillpot 1 , Blas Uberuaga 2 , Chris Stanek 2 , Susan Sinnott 1
1 MSE, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 2 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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10:45 AM - A1.5
Crack Tip Plasticity in Single Crystal UO2: Atomistic Study.

Yongfeng Zhang 1 , Xiangyang Liu 2 , Bulent Biner 1 , Paul Millett 1 , Michael Tonks 1 , David Andersson 2
1 Fuel Modeling and Simulation, Idaho National Lab, Idaho Falls , Idaho, United States, 2 Structure/Property Relations, Los Alamos National Lab., Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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11:00 AM - *
Coffee Break

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11:30 AM - A1.6
Multiscale Fuel Performance Simulation of Metallic Reactor Fuels.

Michael Tonks 1 , Paul Millett 1 , Bulent Biner 1
1 Fuels Modeling and Simulation, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States

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11:45 AM - A1.7
Chemical Behavior of Oxide Nuclear Fuel: Recycle and High Burn-up.

Theodore Besmann 1 , Stewart Voit 1 , Dongwon Shin 1 , Evan Noon 1 , Robert Austin 1
1 Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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12:00 PM - A1.8
Spark Plasma Sintering of Fuel Cermets for Nuclear Reactor Applications.

Yang Zhong 1 2 , Robert O'Brien 1 , Steve Howe 1 , Nathan Jerred 1 , Kristopher Schwinn 1 , Amy Kaczmarowski 1 , Joshua Hundley 1 , Laura Sudderth 1
1 , Center for Space Nuclear Research, Idaho National Lab, Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States, 2 Department of Chemical, Materials and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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12:15 PM - A1.9
Effect of Intergranular Gas Bubbles on Thermal Conductivity.

Karthik Chockalingam 1 , Paul Millett 1 , Michael Tonks 1 , Bulent Biner 1 , Liangzhe Zhang 1 , Yangfeng Zhang 1
1 Nuclear Fuels and Materials, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States

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12:30 PM - A1.10
Phase-Field Modeling of Pore Migration in Nuclear Fuels Due to a Temperature Gradient.

Liangzhe Zhang 1 , Michael Tonks 1 , Paul Millett 1 , Bulent Biner 1 , Yongfeng Zhang 1 , Karthikeyan Chockalingam 1
1 Fuels Modeling and Simulation, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States

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12:45 PM - A1.11
HIP Bonded U-10Mo Monolithic Fuel Plates with a Modified Fuel to Cladding Interface.

Jan-Fong Jue 1 , Blair Park 2 , Cynthia Breckenridge 1 , Jeffery Hess 1 , Glenn Moore 2 , Dennis Keiser 1 , Daniel Wachs 1
1 Fuel Performance & Design, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States, 2 Fuel Fabrication, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States

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A2: Radiation Damage - Ceramics
Session Chairs
Jonathan Hinks
Christopher Stanek
Monday PM, November 28, 2011
Independence W (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - A2.1
Self-Healing Response of Ionic Crystals to Irradiation: Can Damage be Good?

Dilpuneet Aidhy 1 , Dieter Wolf 1
1 , ANL, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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2:45 PM - A2.2
Dynamic Recovery in Silicate Apatite Structures under Irradiation and Implications for Long-Term Performance Modeling.

William Weber 1 2 , Yanwen Zhang 2 1 , Haiyan Xiao 1 , Lumin Wang 3
1 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Tennesee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 2 Materials Science & Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 3 Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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3:00 PM - A2.3
Defects, Minor Phases and Microstructures in O+ and Zr+ Ion Co-implanted Strontium Titanate: A Model Nuclear Waste Form.

Weilin Jiang 1 , Mark Bowden 1 , Zihua Zhu 1 , Libor Kovarik 1 , Bruce Arey 1 , Przemyslaw Jozwik 2 3 , Jacek Jagielski 2 3 , Anna Stonert 3
1 , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States, 2 , Institute of Electronic Materials Technology, Warsaw Poland, 3 , The Andrzej Soltan Institute for Nuclear Studies, Otwock Poland

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3:15 PM - A2.4
Post Irradiation Examination of Neutron Irradiated Inert Matrix Ceramics.

Donald Moore 1 , Cynthia Papesch 2 , Brandon Miller 2 , Pavel Medvedev 2 , Juan Nino 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 2 , Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States

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3:30 PM - **A2.5
Ion Irradiation Induced Defects in Non-Metallics.

Philip Edmondson 1 , Fereydoon Namavar 2 , Robert Birtcher 3 , Jonathan Hinks 4 , Stephen Donnelly 4 , William Weber 5 1 , Yanwen Zhang 1 5
1 Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 , University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 3 Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 4 School of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, 5 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

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4:00 PM - *
Coffee Break

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4:30 PM - A2.6
Pyrochlore-Fluorite Transitio