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Fall 2008 Logo2008 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

December 1-5, 2008 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 S. Ashok, Shenda M. Baker, Michael R. Fitzsimmons, Young-Chang Joo

Symposium R : Materials for Future Fusion and Fission Technologies

2008-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Chu Chun Fu CEA-Saclay
Akihiko Kimura Kyoto University
Maria Samaras Paul Scherrer Institute
Magdalena Serrano de Caro Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Roger E. Stoller Oak Ridge National Laboratory
R1: ODS
Session Chairs
Magdalena Serrano de Caro
Frederic Soisson
Tuesday PM, December 02, 2008
Independence W (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **R1.1
Nanoclusters in BCC Fe and FCC Ni Alloys: An Experimental and Theoretical Comparison.

David Hoelzer 1 , Chong Long Fu 1 , Xing-Qiu Chen 1 , Jim Bentley 1 , Michael Miller 1
1 , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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10:00 AM - R1.2
Phase Stability in Oxide Dispersion Strengthened Steels under In-situ Ion Irradiation.

Djamel Kaoumi 1 , Arthur Motta 1 , Mark Kirk 2 , Bernd Kabius 2
1 Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering , The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Materials and Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne , Illinois, United States

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10:15 AM - R1.3
Mechanism of Oxide Particle Evolution in MA957.

Hideo Sakasegawa 1 , Laurent Chaffron 2 , Fabrice Legendre 1 , Yann de Carlan 2 , Loïc Boulanger 1 , Mathilde Brocq 1 , Théodore Cozzika 2 , Joël Malaplate 2
1 DEN/DANS/DMN/SRMP, CEA, Gif sur Yvette France, 2 DEN/DANS/DMN/SRMA, CEA, Gif sur Yvette France

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10:30 AM - R1
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R2: Structural Materials
Session Chairs
Yasuyoshi Nagai
Yuri Osetsky
Tuesday PM, December 02, 2008
Independence W (Sheraton)

11:00 AM - R2.1
Study of ODS Process Manufacturing by Small Angle Neutron Scattering.

Mathieu Ratti 1 , Didier Leuvrey 1 , Marie-Hélène Mathon 2 , Eric Derniaux 1 , Yann de Carlan 1
1 Service de Recherches Métallurgiques Appliquées, CEA Saclay, Gif sur Yvette France, 2 Laboratoire Léon Brillouin, CEA Saclay, Gif sur Yvette France

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11:15 AM - R2.2
Study by X-Ray and Neutron Diffraction of the Precipitation Mechanisms of Oxides in Ferritic ODS Materials.

Eric Derniaux 1 , Mathieu Ratti 1 , Fabien Onimus 1 , Jacques Pele 1 , Hideo Sakasegawa 2 , Yann de Carlan 1
1 Service de Recherches Métallurgiques Appliquées, CEA Saclay, Gif sur Yvette France, 2 Service de Recherches en Métallurgie Physique, CEA Saclay, Gif sur Yvette France

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11:30 AM - R2.3
Ion Irradiation Effects on the Mechanical Properties of Nuclear Materials – Micro-bending Test.

M. Pouchon 1 , R. Ghisleni 2 , J. Krbanjevic 3 , J. Chen 1 , J. Michler 2 , W. Hoffelner 1
1 Laboratory for nuclear materials, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen PSI Switzerland, 2 , Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research, Thun Switzerland, 3 , Plasma Physics Research Centre, EPFL Fusion Technology, Villigen PSI Switzerland

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11:45 AM - R2.4
Metallurgical Evaluation of High Chromium ODS Steel.

Bassem El-Dasher 1 , James Ferreira 1 , Joseph Farmer 1
1 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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12:00 PM - R2.5
Modeling of the Constitutive Behavior of RAFM Steels under Neutron Irradiation.

Jarir Aktaa 1 , Claus Petersen 1
1 Institut for Materials Research II, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen Germany

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12:15 PM - R2.6
High Temperature Creep-Fatigue Design.

Farhad Tavassoli 1 , Benjamin Fournier 1 , Maxime Sauzay 1
1 DMN/Dir, CEA, Gif sur Yvette France

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12:30 PM - **R2.7
Hybrid Reactor Systems: Challenges and Opportunities.

Tomas Diaz de la Rubia 1
1 Chemistry, Materials, Earth & Life Sciences, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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R3: Defects
Session Chairs
Rudy Ghisleni
Maylise Nastar
Tuesday PM, December 02, 2008
Independence W (Sheraton)

3:00 PM - **R3.1
In-situ TEM Observation of the One-dimensional Diffusion of Nanometer-sized Interstitial-type Dislocation Loops.

Kazuto Arakawa 1 , Hirotaro Mori 1
1 Research Center for Ultra-High Voltage Electron Microscopy, Osaka University, Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan

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3:30 PM - R3.2
Thermodynamics of Interfaces and Surfaces in Fe-Cr from Monte-Carlo Simulations in the Variance Controlled Semi-Grand Canonical Ensemble.

Paul Erhart 1 , Babak Sadigh 1 , Enrique Martinez 1 , Alfredo Caro 1 , Magdalena Caro 1
1 Chemistry, Materials, Earth and Life Sciences Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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3:45 PM - R3.3
Effects of Carbon on Defect Properties in bcc Fe From First Principles.

Chu Chun Fu 1 , Estelle Meslin 1 , Christophe Ortiz 2 , Francois Willaime 1 , Maria Caturla 2
1 SRMP, CEA-Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette France, 2 Departamento de Fisica Aplicada, Universidad de Alicante, 03690 San Vicente del Raspeig Spain

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4:00 PM - R3
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R4: Fundamental Aspects
Session Chairs
Joseph Farmer
Chu Chun Fu
Tuesday PM, December 02, 2008
Independence W (Sheraton)

4:30 PM - **R4.1
Point Defect and Atomic Flux Couplings in Concentrated Alloys under Irradiation: A Self-consistent Mean Field Approach.

Maylise Nastar 1 , Vincent Barbe 1
1 , CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette France

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5:00 PM - R4.2
Energy Landscape of Small Defect Clusters in Iron.

Mihai-Cosmin Marinica 1 , Francois Willaime 1
1 DEN/DMN Service de Recherches de Métallurgie Physique, CEA Saclay, Gif s/ Yvette France

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5:15 PM - R4.3
The Importance of Spin-orbit Coupling for the Magnetism in Fe and Fe-Cr Alloys.

Roberto Iglesias 2 1 , Maria Samaras 1 , Annick Froideval 1 , Maximo Victoria 1 3 4 , Wolfgang Hoffelner 1
2 , University of Oviedo, Oviedo Spain, 1 , Paul Scherrer Institiute, Villigen Switzerland, 3 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 4 , Polytechnic University of Madrid, Madrid Spain

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5:30 PM - R4.4
Electronic Effects in Radiation Damage Simulations.

Dorothy Duffy 1 2 , Alexis Rutherford 1 , Sascha Khakshouri 1
1 London Centre for Nanotechnology, UCL , London United Kingdom, 2 EURATOM/UKAEA Fusion Association, Culham Science Centre, Culham United Kingdom

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2008-12-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Chu Chun Fu CEA-Saclay
Akihiko Kimura Kyoto University
Maria Samaras Paul Scherrer Institute
Magdalena Serrano de Caro Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Roger E. Stoller Oak Ridge National Laboratory
R5: Radiation Damage
Session Chairs
Tomas Diaz de la Rubia
Dorothy Duffy
Stanislav Golubov
Steve Zinkle
Wednesday AM, December 03, 2008
Independence W (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **R5.1
3D-AP Analysis Coupled with PAS Measurements for Nano-clusters Observation in RPV Steels and Their Model Alloys.

Yasuyoshi Nagai 1 , Takeshi Toyama 1 , Abderrahim Almazouzi 2 , Masayuki Hasegawa 1 , Eric van Walle 2 , Robert Gerard 3
1 , Tohoku University, Oarai Japan, 2 , SCK/CEN, Mol Belgium, 3 , Tractebel Engineering, Brussels Belgium

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10:00 AM - R5.2
Atom-probe Tomography Analysis of Nanoscale Particles in Oxide-dispersion Strengthened Fe-Cr Steels.

Emmanuelle Marquis 1
1 Department of Materials, University of Oxford, Oxford United Kingdom

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10:15 AM - R5.3
Microstructure Characterization of ODS-RAFM Steels.

Rodrigo Mateus 1 , Patrícia Carvalho 1 2 , José Correia 3 , Horácio Fernandes 1 , Carlos Silva 1 , Luís Alves 4 , Eduardo Alves 4
1 Euratom/IST, Instituto de Plasmas e Fusão Nuclear, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon Portugal, 2 Euratom/IST, Departamento de Engenharia de Materiais, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon Portugal, 3 Departamento de Materiais e Tecnologias de Produção, LNEG, Lisbon Portugal, 4 Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear, ITN, Sacavém Portugal

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10:30 AM - R5.4
Radiation Damage Theory: Past, Present and Future.

Alexander Barashev 2 , Stanislav Golubov 1
2 Department of Engineering, The University of Liverpool, Liverpool United Kingdom, 1 Materials Science & Technology Division , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

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10:45 AM - R5.5
Length-scale Effects in Cascade Damage Production in Iron.

Roger Stoller 1 , Paul Kamenski 2 , Yuri Osetskiy 1
1 Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin, madison, Wisconsin, United States

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11:00 AM - R5
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11:30 AM - **R5.6
Kinetics of Precipitation in Iron Based Alloys: Thermal Ageing and Irradiation Effects.

Frederic Soisson 1 , Emmanuel Clouet 1 , Chu-Chun Fu 1 , Maximilien Levesque 1 , Maylise Nastar 1
1 , CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette France

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12:00 PM - R5.7
Effects of the Collision Cascade Density on Radiation Damage in Ceramics.

Sergei Kucheyev 1 , A. Azarov 2 , P. Karaseov 2 , A. Titov 2
1 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 2 , St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg Russian Federation

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12:15 PM - R5.8
Atomic-Scale Modeling of Dislocation Dynamics in Radiation Damage Environment.

Yury Osetskiy 1 , Roger Stoller 1 , David Bacon 2
1 , ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 Engineering, University of Liverpool, Liverpool United Kingdom

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12:30 PM - R5.9
Cr Segregation at the FeCr Surface and the Origin of Corrosion Resistance in Ferritic Steels.

Magdalena Serrano de Caro 1 , Brianah Morse 2 , Nosa Egiebor 2 , J. Farmer 1 , Alfredo Caro 1
1 CMELS, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama, United States

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12:45 PM - R5.10
First Principles Study of Silicon Defects and Defect Recombinations in Silicon Carbide.

Guido Roma 1 , Ting Liao 2
1 Service de Recherches de Métallurgie Physique, SRMP/DMN/DEN CEA-Saclay, Gif sur Yvette France, 2 High Performance Ceramic Division, Institute of Metal Research, Shenyang China

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R6: Coatings
Session Chairs
Jarir Aktaa
David Hoelzer
Arakawa Kazuto
Wednesday PM, December 03, 2008
Independence W (Sheraton)

3:00 PM - **R6.1
Prospects for Evolutionary and Revolutionary Development of Structural Materials for Fission and Fusion Energy.

Steven Zinkle 1 , Jeremy Busby 1
1 Materials Science & Technology Division, ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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3:30 PM - R6.2
Mechanism of Decarburization of Alloy Inconel 617 in Impure Helium Containing CO and CO2 as Impurities.

Deepak Kumar 1 , Gary Was 1 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Nuclear Engineering And Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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3:45 PM - R6.3
Irradiation Assisted Stress Corrosion Cracking of Alloy 690 in 400°C Supercritical Water.

Rongsheng Zhou 1 , Elaine West 1 , Lumin Wang 1 , Gary Was 1
1 Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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4:00 PM - R6
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4:30 PM - R6.4
Ab Initio-Based Modeling of Radiation Effects in Ni-Fe-Cr Alloys.

Julie Tucker 1 , Todd Allen 1 , Dane Morgan 2
1 Nuclear Engineering & Engineering Physics, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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4:45 PM - R6.5
Influence of Alloy Microstructure on Oxide Growth in HCM12A in Supercritical Water.

Jeremy Bischoff 1 , Arthur Motta 1 , Lizhen Tan 2 , Todd Allen 2
1 Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Engineering Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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5:00 PM - R6.6
Modification of Oxide Multilayer Surfaces by Thermal Treatment and Heavy Ion Beam Irradiation Characterized by AFM.

Marilyn Hawley 1 , David Devlin 1 , Cynthia Reichhardt 2 , Kurt Sickafus 1 , Igor Usov 1 , James Valdez 1 , Yongqiang Wang 1
1 Materials Science and Technology Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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5:15 PM - R6.7
TiN Coating for Advanced Cladding Development.

Jian Gan 1 , Ick-Chan Kim 2 , Haiyan Wang 2 , Yongli Xu 3 , Joshua Shea 4 , Todd Allen 4 , James Cole 1
1 Nuclear Fuels and Materials, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States, 2 Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 3 Materials Research Lab, UES Inc., Dayton, Ohio, United States, 4 , The University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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5:30 PM - R6.8
A Surface Modification of Hastelloy X by a SiC Coating and an Ion Beam Irradiation for a Potential use for Iodine-Sulfur Cycle in Nuclear Hydrogen Production System.

Jae-Won Park 1 , Zuhair Khan 1 , Hyung-Jin Kim 1 , Yongwan Kim 1
1 , Korea Atomic Energt Research Institute , Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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5:45 PM - R6.9
Corrosion of Ferritic Steels in High Temperature Molten Salt Coolants for Nuclear Applications

Joseph Farmer 1 , James Ferreira 1 , Magdalena Serrano de Caro 1
1 Chemistry, Materials, Earth & Life Sciences, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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R7: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Maria Samaras
Roger Stoller
Thursday AM, December 04, 2008
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - R7.1
Chemical and Irradiation Stability of the Spinel Compound Magnesium Stannate (Mg2SnO4).

Peng Xu 1 , Juan Nino 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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9:00 PM - R7.10
Preparation of SiCf/SiC Composites for Fusion Applications using Ceramic Routes.

Goran Drazic 1 , Sasa Novak 1 , Tea Toplisek 1 , Katja Konig 1 , Aljaz Ivekovic 1
1 Nanostructured materials, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana Slovenia

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9:00 PM - R7.11
Development of an Electrostatic Dust Removal Grid Array Device for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor.

Jane Leisure 1 , Charles Skinner 2 , Sigurd Wagner 1
1 Department of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 2 , Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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9:00 PM - R7.12
Radiation Damage Studies of Oxide Thin Films.

Natalya Suvorova 1 , Igor Usov 1 , Ming Tang 1 , Joshua Williams 1 , James Valdez 1 , Cynthia Olson Reichhardt 1 , Michael Hundley 1 , Kurt Sickafus 1
1 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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9:00 PM - R7.13
Surface Engineering Techniques for Improvement of Structural Nuclear Materials Properties.

Victor Andrei 1 , Constantin Diaconu 1 , Cristian Lungu 2 , Gheorghe Oncioiu 1 , Manuela Fulger 1 , Catalin Ducu 3
1 Surface Analysis Laboratory, Institute for Nuclear Research, Mioveni Romania, 2 , National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics, Bucharest Romania, 3 , University of Pitesti, Pitesti Romania

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9:00 PM - R7.14
Transmission Electron Microscopy Study on Electron Beam Irradiation Induced Phase Transformation of Niobium Nitride.

Jonghan Won 1 , James Valdez 1 , Kurt Sickafus 1 , Manabu Ishimaru 2 , Muneyuki Naito 2
1 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 , Institute of scientific and industrial research, Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan

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9:00 PM - R7.15
Microstructural Study of Oxide Scales Formed on Alloy HCM12A in Supercritical Water by TEM.

Pantip Ampornrat 1 , Yanbin Chen 1 , Lumin Wang 1 , Gary Was 1
1 Nuclear engineering and radiological sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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9:00 PM - R7.17
Synthesis and Characterization of Large Area cBN Films by Short-pulse Laser Plasma Deposition Techniques.

Peter Feng 1
1 Physics department, University of puerto rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States

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9:00 PM - R7.18
Magnetism of Fe-Cr alloys: An Element-resolved PEEM / XMCD Study.

Annick Froideval 1 , Roberto Iglesias 1 2 , Maria Samaras 1 , Manuel Pouchon 1 , Jiachao Chen 1 , Stefan Schuppler 3 , Peter Nagel 3 , Maximo Victoria 1 4 5 , Wolfgang Hoffelner 1
1 Nuclear Energy and Safety, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen Switzerland, 2 Departamento de Física, Universidad de Oviedo, Oviedo Spain, 3 Institut für Festkörperphysik, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Germany, 4 Chemistry and Materials Science, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 5 Institute of Nuclear Fusion, Polytechnic University of Madrid, Madrid Spain

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9:00 PM - R7.19
Stability of the Particle Dispersion of an ODS/Fe12Cr Alloy after Ion Irradiation.

Vanessa de Castro 1 , Sergio Lozano-Perez 1 , Emmanuelle Marquis 1 , Mike Jenkins 1
1 Department of Materials, University of Oxford, Oxford United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - R7.2
Radiation Tolerance of MAX Phase Alloys Using In-situ Ion Irradiation Techniques.

Karl Whittle 1 , Daniel Riley 3 , Mark Blackford 1 , Katherine Smith 1 , Nestor Zaluzec 2 , Sam Moricca 1 , Gregory Lumpkin 1
1 Institute of Materials Engineering, ANSTO, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 3 School Of Engineering, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2 Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - R7.20
Ion Irradiation Damage Effects on the Mechanical Response of Ferritic ODS Alloys.

Rudy Ghisleni 1 , Manuel Pouchon 2 , William Mook 1 , Jiachao Chen 2 , Wolfgang Hoffelner 2 , Johann Michler 1
1 , Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research (EMPA), Thun Switzerland, 2 Laboratory for Nuclear Materials, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen-PSI Switzerland

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9:00 PM - R7.21
Fracture Toughness Properties of Nanostructured Ferritic Alloys Before and After Irradiation.

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

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9:00 PM - R7.24
Diffusion Controlled Mobility and Multistring Frenkel-Kontorova Model for Screw Dislocations in Bcc Transition Metals.

Mark Gilbert 1 2 , Sergei Dudarev 1 4 , Peter Derlet 3 , David Pettifor 2 , Jaime Marian 5 , Vasily Bulatov 5
1 , EURATOM/UKAEA Fusion Association, Abingdon United Kingdom, 2 Department of Materials, University of Oxford, Oxford United Kingdom, 4 Department of Physics, Imperial College, London United Kingdom, 3 , Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, PSI Switzerland, 5 Chemistry, Materials, Earth, and Life Sciences Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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9:00 PM - R7.25
Diffusion in Bcc Fe Based Alloys Using First Principles Approach.

Samrat Choudhury 1 , Benjamin Swoboda 1 , Julie Tucker 1 , Dane Morgan 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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9:00 PM - R7.27
Helium Behaviour in Radiation Damaged Zircon (ZrSiO4): A Combination of Classical MD and DFT Study.

Iman Saadoune 1 , Jeremy Rabone 1 , Nora de Leeuw 1
1 Chemistry , University College London, London United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - R7.28
Radiation Damage in UO2 by Molecular-Dynamics Simulation.

Dilpuneet Aidhy 1 , Tapan Desai 2 , Paul Millett 2 , Taku Watanabe 1 , Simon Phillpot 1 , Dieter Wolf 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 2 Material Sciences Department, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States

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9:00 PM - R7.29
Xenon Migration Behavior in UO2.

Jianguo Yu 1 , Ram Devanathan 1 , William Weber 1 , Emily Moore 1 2 , L. Rene Corrales 2
1 , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States

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9:00 PM - R7.3
Influence of Fast Neutron Irradiation on the Mechanical Properties and Microstructure of Nanostructured Metals/Alloys.

Walid Mohamed 1 , K. Murty 1
1 Nuclear Engineering , North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - R7.30
Depinning Transition of Dislocation Line in Oxide Dispersion Strengthened Alloys.

Botond Bako 1 , Daniel Weygand 2 , Maria Samaras 1 , Wolfgang Hoffelner 1 , Michael Zaiser 3
1 , Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen-PSI Switzerland, 2 , IZBS University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Germany, 3 , University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - R7.31
Geometrical and Electronic Structure for Random Grain Boundary of Stainless Steel Systems.

Takahiro Igarashi 1 , Tetsuya Nakazawa 1 , Tomohito Tsuru 1 , Yoshiyuki Kaji 1
1 , Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Ibaraki Japan

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9:00 PM - R7.32
Molecular Dynamics Study of Thermomigration of Voids in Single Crystal UO2.

Tapan Desai 1 , Paul Millett 1 , Dieter Wolf 1
1 Material Properties and Performance, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States

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9:00 PM - R7.33
Thermal Performance of Deep-Burn Fusion-Fission Hybrid Waste in a Repository.

James Blink 1 , Veraun Chipman 1 , Pihong Zhao 2
1 , LLNL, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 2 , LLNL, Livermore, California, United States

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9:00 PM - R7.34
Radiological Aspects of Deep-Burn Fusion-Fission Hybrid Waste in a Repository.

Henry Shaw 2 , Pihong Zhao 2 , James Blink 1 , Veraun Chipman 1
2 , LLNL, Livermore, California, United States, 1 , LLNL, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

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9:00 PM - R7.35
Rate Theory Modeling of Irradiation-induced Phosphorus Segregation using First Principles Calculation.

Ken-ichi Ebihara 1 , Masatake Yamaguchi 1 , Hideo Kaburaki 1 , Yutaka Nishiyama 2
1 Center for Computational Science & e-Systems, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Ibaraki pref. Japan, 2 Nuclear Safety Research Center, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Ibaraki pref. Japan

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9:00 PM - R7.36
A New Magnetic Potential for Ferromagnetic BCC Fe.

Samuele Chiesa 1 , Peter Derlet 1 , Sergei Dudarev 2 , Helena Van Swygenhoven 1
1 ASQ/NUM – Materials Science & Simulation, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen PSI Switzerland, 2 Culham Science Centre, EURATOM/UKAEA Fusion Association, Oxfordshire OX14 3DB United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - R7.37
Kinetic and Metropolis Monte Carlo Simulations of Ordering in FeCr Alloys.

Evgueny Zhurkin 1 , Perera Roman 2 , Nicolas Castain 3 , Lorenzo Malerba 3 , Marc Hou 4
1 Department of Experimental Nuclear Physics K-89, St.Petersburg State Polytechnical University, St Petersburg Russian Federation, 2 INSTN, CEA Saclay, Gif sur Yvette France, 3 Reactor Materials Research Unit, SCK.CEN, Mol Belgium, 4 Physique des Solides Irradiés et des Nanostructures CP234, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Bruxelles Belgium

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9:00 PM - R7.38
The Structure, Role and Flexibility of Grain Boundaries.

Maria Samaras 1 , Ning Gao 1 , Maximo Victoria 1 2 3 , Wolfgang Hoffelner 1
1 , Paul Scherrer Institiute, Villigen Switzerland, 2 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 3 , Polytechnic University of Madrid, Madrid Spain

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9:00 PM - R7.39
Mechanism for Kinetically-Driven Point-Defect Clustering in MgO by Molecular-Dynamics Simulation.

Dilpuneet Aidhy 1 , Paul Millett 2 , Simon Phillpot 1 , Dieter Wolf 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 2 Material Sciences Department, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States

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9:00 PM - R7.4
Hydrogen Permeation in Tungsten and Copper Langmuir Probes at ISTTOK.

Daniela Nunes 1 , Rodrigo Mateus 1 , Patrícia Carvalho 1 2 , Augusto Deus 2 , José Correia 3 , Horácio Fernandes 1 , Carlos Silva 1 , Nuno Franco 4 , Eduardo Alves 4 , Rui Gomes 1
1 Euratom/IST, Instituto de Plasmas e Fusão Nuclear, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon Portugal, 2 Euratom/IST, Departamento de Engenharia de Materiais, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon Portugal, 3 Departamento de Materiais e Tecnologias de Produção, LNEG, Lisbon Portugal, 4 Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear, ITN, Sacavém Portugal

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9:00 PM - R7.40
Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Point-Defect Kinetics and Annihilation in Nanocrystalline Metals.

Paul Millett 1 , Dilpuneet Aidhy 2 , Vesselin Yamakov 3 , Simon Phillpot 2 , Dieter Wolf 1
1 , Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Fall, ID, Idaho, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainsville, Florida, United States, 3 , National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, Virginia, United States

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9:00 PM - R7.41
Multiple-Beam Irradiation Effects in F82H Electron Beam Welded Joint.

Naoki Shiomi 1 , Naoyuki Hashimoto 1 , Somei Ohnuki 1 , Hiroshi Kinoshita 1
1 Material Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo Japan

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9:00 PM - R7.42
Formation Mechanism of Solute Clusters in Low Copper or Copper Free Ferritic Model Alloys and in a RPV Steel under Neutron Irradiation: A Combined Theoretical and Experimental Study.

Estelle Meslin 1 , Bertrand Radiguet 2 , Philippe Pareige 2 , Alain Barbu 1 , Hideo Sakasegawa 1
1 SRMP, CEA Saclay, Gif sur Yvette France, 2 , University of Rouen, Saint Etienne du Rouvray France

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9:00 PM - R7.43
Interface Chemistry and Structure of Inconel 690 in Corrosion.

Joseph Fricano 1 , Joseph Marra 1 , Bilge Yildiz 1
1 Nuclear Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - R7.5
Characterization of Oxide and Carbide Particles in a ODS Fe12%Cr Alloy.

Emmanuelle Marquis 1 , Sergio Lozano-Perez 1 , Vanessa de Castro 1
1 Department of Materials, University of Oxford, Oxford United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - R7.6
Effects of Multi-Beam Irradiation on Defect Formation in Fe-Cr Alloys.

Hitoshi Seto 1 , N. Hashimoto 1 , S. Ohnuki 1 , H. Kinoshita 1
1 division of materials science and engineering, graduate school of engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo Japan

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9:00 PM - R7.7
Interaction between Dislocation Sliding and Damage Structure in Ion-irradiated Stainless Steels.

Terumitsu Miura 1 , Katsuhiko Fujii 1 , Koji Fukuya 1
1 , Institute of Nuclear Safety System, Incorporated, Fukui Japan

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9:00 PM - R7.8
W-nDiamond/Cu-nDiamond Nanostructured Composites for Fusion Devices.

Daniela Nunes 2 , Vanessa Livramento 1 , José Correia 1 , Nobumitsu Shohoji 1 , Rodrigo Mateus 2 , Patrícia Carvalho 2 3 , Horácio Fernandes 2 , Carlos Silva 2 , Eduardo Alves 4 , K. Hanada 5 , E. Osawa 6
2 Euratom/IST, Instituto de Plasmas e Fusão Nuclear, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon Portugal, 1 Departamento de Materiais e Tecnologias de Produção, LNEG, Lisbon Portugal, 3 Euratom/IST, Departamento de Engenharia de Materiais, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon Portugal, 4 Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear, ITN, Sacavém Portugal, 5 National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology , AIST, Ibaraki Japan, 6 NanoCarbon Research Institute, Shinshu University, Nagano Japan

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9:00 PM - R7.9
Effect of Irradiation on Grain Boundary Chemistry in Oxide-Dispersion Strengthened Fe-Cr Alloys.

Emmanuelle Marquis 1 , Ceri Williams 1 , Alfred Cerezo 1
1 Department of Materials, University of Oxford, Oxford United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - R7:
R7.23 Transferred to R6.4

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2008-12-04   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Chu Chun Fu CEA-Saclay
Akihiko Kimura Kyoto University
Maria Samaras Paul Scherrer Institute
Magdalena Serrano de Caro Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Roger E. Stoller Oak Ridge National Laboratory
R8: Defect Evolution
Session Chairs
Simon Phillpot
Julie Tucker
Thursday AM, December 04, 2008
Independence W (Sheraton)

9:15 AM - **R8.1
Nucleation and Growth of He-vacancy Complexes in α-Fe: Effect of Carbon and Comparison to Experiments.

Christophe Ortiz 1 2 , M. Caturla 1 , C. Fu 3 , F. Willaime 3
1 , Universidad de Alicante, Alicante Spain, 2 , Laboratorio Nacional de Fusion por Confinamento Magnetico CIEMAT, Madrid Spain, 3 , Service de Recherches de Metallurgie Physique CEA/Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex France

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9:45 AM - R8.2
Modeling Microstructural Evolution of Ferritic Martensitic Steels under High Energy Ion Irradiation.

Francois Gallet 1 , Brian Wirth 1 , Donghua Xu 1
1 Nuclear Engineering, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:00 AM - R8.3
Monte Carlo Simulations of Irradiated Materials on the Reactor Timescale.

Vasily Bulatov 1 , Aleksandar Donev 1 , George Gilmer 1
1 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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10:15 AM - R8.4
A Diffuse-interface Phase-field Model for Simulation of Void Growth in Irradiated Materials.

Srujan Rokkam 1 , Anter El-Azab 1 2 , Paul Millet 3 , Dieter Wolf 3
1 Mechanical Engineering Department, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 2 School of Computational Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 3 Materials Science Department, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States

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10:30 AM - **R8.5
Accelerated Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulations of Defect Accumulation in Irradiated Systems.

Jaime Marian 1 , Enrique Martinez 2 , J. Manuel Perlado 3
1 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 2 , CEA, Saclay France, 3 , Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Madrid Spain

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11:00 AM - R8
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R9: Fuels
Session Chairs
Jeremy Bischoff
Emmanuelle Marquis
Thursday PM, December 04, 2008
Independence W (Sheraton)

11:15 AM - **R9.1
Discovery and Design of Advanced Nuclear Fuels.

Marius Stan 0
0 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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11:45 AM - R9.2
Radiation Damage Effects in Uranium-Bearing Delta-phase Oxides.

Ming Tang 1 , James Valdez 1 , Blas Uberuaga 1 , Yongqiang Wang 1 , Kurt Sickafus 1 , Kiel Holliday 2 , Ken Czerwinski 2
1 Materials Science & Technology, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 Radiochemistry Group, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Munich Germany

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12:00 PM - R9.3
Radiation Effects in HfO2/MgO Dispersion Nuclear Fuel Surrogate.

Igor Usov 1 , James Valdez 1 , Robert Dickerson 1 , Marylin Hawley 1 , David Dvelin 1 , Yongqiang Wang 1 , Kurt Sickafus 1
1 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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12:15 PM - R9.4
An Assessment of Layer Development at the Fuel/Cladding Interface During Irradiation of Metallic SFR Fuel Elements.

Dennis Keiser 1 , James Cole 1
1 , Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States

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12:30 PM - R9.5
Sintering Kinetics of Ln Doped dUO2.

S. Yates 1 2 , C. Stanek 1 , K. McClellan 1 , D. Byler 1 , J. Nino 2 , H. Volz 1 , R. Houlton 1 , K. Desai 3 , R. Grimes 3
1 Materials Science and Technology Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 3 Department of Materials, Imperial College, London United Kingdom

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12:45 PM - R9.6
Experimental Determination of Metal Fuel Point Defect Parameters.

Mike Fluss 1 , Scott Mccall 1
1 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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R10: Fuels Modeling
Session Chairs
Christophe Ortiz
Thursday PM, December 04, 2008
Independence W (Sheraton)

3:00 PM - **R10.1
Microscopic Processes in Oxide Fuels: Insights from Simulation.

Simon Phillpot 1 , Taku Watanabe 1 , Dilpuneet Aidhy 1 , Pankaj Nerikar 1 , James Tulenko 2
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 2 Department of Nuclear and Radiological Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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3:30 PM - R10.2
Ab Initio Modeling of Fission Products Incorporation and Segregation in Alkaline Earth Metal Oxides, Hafnium Dioxide and Their Interfaces.

Xiang-Yang Liu 1 , Blas Uberuaga 1 , Christopher Stanek 1 , Kurt Sickafus 1
1 Materials Science and Technology Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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3:45 PM - R10.3
Ab Initio Studies of Point Defects and Stability of Fission Products in Uranium Dioxide.

Alain Pasturel 1
1 , CNRS, Grenoble France

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4:00 PM - R10
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4:30 PM - R10.4
Resolution of Fission Gas from Bubbles in Uranium Dioxide.

David Parfitt 1 , Robin Grimes 1
1 Materials, Imperial College, London United Kingdom

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4:45 PM - R10.5
Stochastic Bubble Density Evolution Modelling of Transit Nuclear Fuel Instability.

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

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5:00 PM - R10.6
Thermodynamic Properties of Actinide-Oxide Solid-Solutions Relevant for Advanced Nuclear Fuels.

Lindsay Shuller 1 , Niravun Pavenayotin 2 , Rodney Ewing 1 3 , Udo Becker 3
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 3 Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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5:15 PM - R10.7
Thermo-mechanical Modeling of Fuel Particle Designs for High-burnup Efficiency in Pebble-bed Nuclear Reactors.

Paul DeMange 1 , Jaime Marian 1 , Alfredo Caro 1 , Magdalena Serrano de Caro 1
1 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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