Weekly Project Meetings

These meetings, every Friday morning at 9.30-10.30 (usually in the Banbury Road meeting room) are where we present and discuss work in progress. Meetings are followed by further discussions, work-related or more general, over coffee.

Topics of meetings so far:
(dated links are to resource pages accessible only to project members):

14/07/17      
07/07/17 Steven VanBoxel (CCFE)   Update on the CCFE materials research facility
07/07/17 Leo Ma (CCFE)   Quantum diffusion of self-interstitials in tungsten
30/06/17 Chris Hardie   Understanding the effects of radiation damage on mechanical properties of ferrous alloys
30/06/17  Daniel Celis Garza   Dislocation modelling
23/06/17 Jason Hess and Andree De Backer (CCFE)   Preliminary results from the TriCEM project - (Tritium retention in controlled and evolving microstructure)
23/06/17 Hongbing Yu   Irradiation damage in zirconium
16/06/17 Andrew London   New ODS materials - the story so far....
16/06/17 Daniel Mason (CCFE)   Direct observation of the spatial distribution of defect clusters within primary damage sascades.
09/06/17 Robbie Abernethy   Effects of Irradiation in Tungsten
09/06/17 Andrea Sand (Helsinki)   Simulations of neutron and ion damage in tungsten.
02/06/17 Thomas Davis   Ions vs Neutrons in RAFM and ODS steels
02/06/17 Luke Hewitt   Effects of Carbon content on irradiation response of FeCr alloys
26/05/17 Mahmoud Mostafi (Bristol)    
26/05/17 Sergei Dudarev (CCFE)    
19/05/17 Alex Leide   Processing of SiC intermetallic composites
19/05/17 Robert Abertnethy   Updates on radiation damage in tungsten
12/05/17 Shixiang Zhao   3D Characterization of Damage Development in SiC/SiC ceramic composite vis X-Ray tomography and digital volume correlation.
12/05/17 Chris Jones    Micromechanics of irradiated steel
05/05/17 Denis Zaboronsky, Tinger Wen, Stephen Turrell    Part II talks
21/04/17 Patrick Hurh ( Fermilab)   Materials challenges in particle accelerators
07/04/17 Dong Liu   Damage and fracture in nuclear graphite at elevated temperatures using diffraction and imaging
07/04/17 Rima Das   Helium implanted tungsten using X-rays
31/03/17 Steve Roberts   Counting ions in irradiated samples
31/03/17 Viacheslav Kuksenko   Fracture of cantilevers in Beryllium
31/03/17 Luke Hewitt   Cantilevers in iron alloys
24/03/17 Duc Nguyan   Modelling of rhenium clusters in tungsten
24/03/17 Matthew Noble   Bubble lattices
17/03/17 Eugene Zayachuk   Fracture paths in SiC composites
17/03/17 Bo Shiuan Li   Crack measuring accurate growth in tungsten
17/03/17 Jack Haley   TEM of neutron irradiated iron chrome
10/03/17 Viacheslav Kuksenko   Nano-indentation of ion irradiated Beryllium
10/03/17 Anna Kareer   Nono-indentation and HR-EBSD of plastic zones in ion irradiated Fe6Cr
17/02/17 Philip Earp   HR-EBSD measurements on Uranium to quantify stress concentrating features.
10/02/17 Guma Yeli, Maria Auger, Anna Kareer   UK/USA collaboration on comparing Ion and Neutron irradiation in Fe alloys
03/02/17 Chris Hardie   Strengthable project update
03/02/17 Joven Lim (CCFE)   TEM of radiation damage and future plans
03/02/17 Steve Roberts   Irradiated materials archive
27/01/17 Jack Haley   Image analysis developments in radiation damage
20/01/17 Helen Pratt   General atomics
13/01/17 Dr Vivian Tong   Grain growth in zirconium alloys
13/01/17 Dr Sam Humphrey-Baker   Divertor Materials
17/12/16 Matthew Lloyd   Modelling additive manufacturing
17/12/16 Tom Davis   Irradiation damage in 316 stainless steel
10/12/16 Stalla Pedrazzini   Atom probe of environmentally assisted crack tips
03/12/16 Mark Gilbert (CCFE)   Fusion vs Fission, activation and transmutation
25/11/16 Takahiro Ishizaki ( Hitachi)   Radiation Effect and SCC behaviour of oxide dispersion strengthened austeristic stainless steel
25/11/16 Viacheslav Kuksenko   Experimental investigation of irradiation effects in beryllium.
18/11/16 Hamid Abdolvand   Crystal plasticity in hcp metals
18/11/16 Tom Swinburne (CCFE)    Discolation modelling
14/10/16  Bo Shiuan-Li    High temperature micro-fracture in tungsten
30/09/16  Alex Clackett (CCFE)   Indentation of Cu Cr Zr alloys for fussion
23/09/16 Robbie Abernethy   In situ micro compression deformation of irradiated tungsten rhenium alloy
23/09/16 Glenn Jones   Collaboration report - Glenns work in l.A
16/09/16 John Waite and Alex Leide   High entropy alloys and silicon carbide
09/09/16 Andree de backer   Cascade formation
09/09/16 Luke Hewitt   Irradiation effects in iron chrome alloys
02/09/16 Helen Pratt   High temperature nano-indentationof silicon carbide
02/09/16 James Sayers   Effects of pH on hydrogen pick up and corrosion in Zinc alloy
26/08/16 Jack Haley   Collaboration report - what Jack did in Oak Ridge
26/08/16 Masa Scepvanovic   Ion irradiation in ODS steels APT, TEM and Indentation
01/07/16 Felix Hofmann   The damaging consequences of FIBing
01/07/16 Damien Hampshire
(U. Durham)
  Superconductors for fusion power
24/06/16 Shixiang Zhao   In situ testing of SiC/SiC tubes by X-ray tomography
24/06/16 Masa Scepanovic   (new visitor from UC3M): introduction and plans
17/06/16 Bo-Shiuan Li   High-temperature micro-fracture tests of tungsten
17/06/16 Helen Pratt  

Effects of ion irradiation damage on mechanical behaviour in silicon carbide

10/06/16 Tom Scott (Bristol)   The Southwest Nuclear Hub
10/06/16 Alasdair
Morrison
 

ODS Cu, we can maybe make it, what now?

03/06/16 Robbie Abernethy  

Update on his CDT Collaboratory in UC Berkeley

03/06/16 Edd Rowe  

Update on W coatings for fusion applications

27/05/16 Andrea Sand
(U. Helsinki)
 

New MD simulations of very high energy collision cascade events

27/05/16 Selim Barhli   Obtaining the J-integral by diffraction-based
crack-field strain mapping
20/05/16 Megan Cordill
(U. Leoben)
 

Overview of materials research at Leoben 

20/05/16 Eugene Zayachuk   Preliminary characterization of General
Atomics SiC-SiC fibre composite.
20/05/16

Sarah Connolly

  Thermal ageing of ODS clad tubes
13/05/16 Alex Hartmaier
(ICAM, Bochum)
 

 ICAM overview

 

13/05/16 Eugene Zayachuk   Indents and pile up in He-plasma exposed W
13/05/16 Adrian Matthew   DD modelling of size effects and cyclic loading
06/05/16 Anna Kareer   Lift out from indentation in T91 steel
06/05/16 Jack Haley   TEM of irradiated Fe-Cr
06/05/16 Chris Jones   Micromechanics of p-irradiated ODS steels
29/04/16 Sarah Connolly & Zuliang Hong  

Dresden ODS workshop report 

29/04/16 Mohsen Danaie   In-situ heating TEM experiment on Xe-irradiated YBCO
29/04/16 Steve Roberts   Progress with the CCFE Materials Research Facility
22/04/16 Yeli Guma   APT and hardening in ion-irradiated T91 steel
22/04/16 Slava Kuksenko   Be irradiation at CERN in the HiRadMat experiment
15/04/16 Duc Nguyen   Anomalous precipitation in dilute solution tungsten alloys induced by neutron irradiation
15/04/16 Yichao Mayczhu   Incorporating dislocation short-range correlations intomodels of dislocation continua
25/03 - 08/04/16 No meetings    
18/03/16 Maria Auger   APT results from irradiated HT9 steel
18/03/16 Brian Setiadinata   Fe impurity redistribution during oxidation of Zr-Nb alloys cladding
18/03/16 James Marrow   The new X-ray tomography equipment
11/03/16 Baoqin Fu (new visitor)   Background, introduction and plans

11/03/16

Anna Kareer   Nanohardness and microcantilever testing of irradiated steels
11/03/16 Kiyohiro Yabuuchi (visiting CCFE from Kyoto)    
04/03/16 Steve Roberts   CCFE MRF
04/03/16 Zuliang Hong   Recent progress on melt spin based ODS steel processing
04/03/16 Matthew Noble   Overview of the talks at TMS 2016
04/03/16 Stella Pedrazzini   Atom Probe and TEM characterisation ofion implanted superconducting perovskite
26/02/16 Prof Akihiro Kimura and group   Half-day meeting.
19/02/16 Robbie Abernethy   Collaboratory plans
19/02/16 Junnan Jiang   Macro- and micro-mechanical testing of grain boundary sliding
19/02/16 Dong Liu   In situ high temperature tomography work on nuclear graphite at the Advanced Light Source, LBNL
12/02/16 No meeting    
05/02/16

Shixiang Zhao

  Analysis and modelling of SiC-SiC composites
05/02/16 Andrew London   Simulating ion-beam mixing with SRIM
05/02/16 Bo-Shiuan Li   Hot micro-fracture of chevron-notched W
29/01/16 Steve Roberts   Effects of nitrogen and boron ion implantation into SiC
29/01/16 Helen Pratt   Effects of silicon ion  implantation into SiC
29/01/16 Dave Armstrong   Collaborative  project
with UC Berkeley et al on SiC composites for nuclear applications
22/01/16 Robbie Abernethy   Brittle to ductile transition in neutron-irradiated tungsten
22/01/16 Natalia Luzginova (CCFE)  

Surveillance results for research reactor vessel materials

11/12/15 Aneeqa Khan
(Manchester)
  Effects of Re irradiation on the mechanical properties of W
11/12/15 Joven Lim
(Manchester)
 

Microstructural evolution of Fe2+ irradiated Alloy 800H

04/12/15 Phil Earp, Ben Jenkins, John Waite, Carmen Makepeace and Alex Leide   1st -year D.Phil students: project plans and initial progress.
27/11/15 Thomas Schwarz-Selinger
(IPP)
  Hydrogen uptake and isotope exchange studies in self damaged tungsten
27/11/15 Jack Haley   Proton irradiation and the DCF
20/11/15 Robbie Abernethy
& Jack Haley
  MINOS 2015 meeting - flux and dose effects
20/11/15 Kris Bhojwani   APT of irradiated an annealed 14YWT ODS
13/11/15 Yevhen Zayachuk   Suppression of D retention in plasma-exposed Mo-coated W
13/11/15 James Sayers  

Hydrogen desorption in Zircaloy-4

06/11/15 Bo-Shiuan Li   Chevron-notch microfracture in Si and W
06/11/15 Judith Dohr   Micromechanics of SCC fracture
06/11/15 Daniel Kiener (Leoben)   Microscale testing of irradiated materials
30/10/15 Michal Dagan  

FIM of irradiated W

30/10/15 Steve Roberts   The Michigan Ion Beam Laboratory
30/10/15 Glenn Jones   Modelling microstructural evolution in tungsten
23/10/15 Jing Hu  

TEM analysis of irradiated Zr-1.0Nb

23/10/15 Katie Plummer, Junnan Jiang & Anna Kareer   Report on the recent ECI (small scale mechanics) meeting
16/10/15 Aidan Robinson  

Bubble lattices

16/10/15 Robbie Abernethy   Mechanical properties of tungsten
16/10/15 Zuliang Hong   Melt spinning ODS steel processing
09/10/15 Tomoaki Suzudo (Japanese Atomic Energy Agency)   Modelling of radiation/aging effects in bcc metals - Atomistic simulations and experimental evidence
09/10/15 Yevhen Zayachuk  

 Local effects of high ion flux plasma exposure of tungsten

02/10/15 Slava Kuksenko    Beryllium: properties and radiation damage
02/10/15 Helen Pratt    Radiation Damage in SiC
02/10/15 Edd Rowe    Vacuum plasma sprayed W
28/09/15     No meeting (MFFP workshop)
18/09/15 Andrew London    XRD of phase stability of particles in irradiated  ODS steels
18/09/15 Katie Plummer    Temperature-dependent  mechanical properties of molybdenum
18/09/15 Kris Bhojwani    Phase stability in ODS steels
11/09/15 Judith Dohr    
11/09/15 Maria Auger    APT of irradiated 14YWT ODS steel
11/09/15 Daniel Mason
(CCFE)
   Automated counting of defects in irradiated W
04/09/15 Bo Chen
(Coventry)
  Creep life evaluation for AGR boiler plant
28/08/15 Noor Mulheron (IC)  

EBSD characterisation of selected laser melted materials for divertor components

28/08/15 Felix Hofmann  

Recent X-ray measurements in D-implantation-induced blisters in tungsten

04/09/15 Howard Chan    
31/07/15      
24/07/15      
17/07/15 Edd Rowe  

Tungsten coatings for fusion

17/07/15 Baptiste Cunin   From neutron irradiation to material damage
17/07/15 Amaury Coullet   From the nuclear reaction database to PKA spectra
17/07/15 Cédric Jullien   Decay heat  for structural fission and fusion materials
10/07/15 Judith Dohr  

Micromechanics of oxidized grain boundaries

10/07/15 Felix Hofmann   Thermal diffusivity changes in ion-implanted tungsten and iron
10/07/15 Sarah Connolly   Novel ODS alloy processing
03/07/15 Stella Pedrazzini  

Irradiation damage in Perovskites

03/07/15 Mohsen Danaie   TEM Characterization of (Ca,La)TiO3 Perovskites in pristine and Xe-irradiated states
03/07/15 James Gibson   Mechanical properties of neutron-irradiated tungsten
26/06/15 Chris Jones   Proton irradiation of ODS steels.
19/06/15  Mark Gilbert   PKA spectra under neutron irradiation
19/06/15 Bo-Shiuan Li   International Conference on Mechanical Behaviour 12
12/06/15     No meeting
05/06/15 Alex Cackett (CCFE)   Small-scale testing using transmission Kikuchi diffraction
05/06/15 Guillaume Bruel (Grenoble)   introduction and outline of project
05/06/15  Matthew Jordan  

 3D experimental observation of notch behaviour in nuclear graphite

29/05/15 Yevhen Zayachuk   SIMS measurements of grain-specific deuterium uptake in plasma-exposed tungsten
29/05/15 Selim Barhli  

 Crack strain energy release rate calculation from synchrotron XRD maps

22/05/15 Ed Tarleton  

Modelling of hydrogen diffusion and mechanical testing

22/05/15 Slava Kuksenko    In-situ TEM irradiation of Be at MIAMI.
15/05/15 Jack Nicholas (Engineering)   New fusion reactor divertor designs
15/05/15 Richard Nygren (Sandia NL)  

 New Visions for Fusion Materials and Diagnostics

08/05/15 Felix Hofmann  

What might people at Oxford get out of a nuclear beamline at Diamond?

08/05/15 Maxime Sauzay (CEA)   Modelling of grain boundary fracture
01/05/15 Jan Wrobel (CCFE)   First-principles modelling of multicomponent alloys
01/05/15 Kris Bhojwani  

Using the Idaho national lab / CAES irradiated materials facility – how to apply.

24/04/15 Felix Hofmann   Highlights from the recent TMS meeting
24/04/15 Francesco Ferroni   Concurrent dual beam He and W in-situ high-temperature irradiation in tungsten
24/04/15 Jing Hu   High resolution microstructure study on oxidation and hydrogen pick-up of Zr-Nb fuel cladding alloys
17/04/15 Yevhen Zayachuk   plasma-exposed tungsten (blisters, nanoindentation, Mo film etc)
17/04/15 Bo-Shiuan Li  

: fracture of chevron-notched Si microcantilevers

27/03/15 Mark Gilbert (CCFE)   FISPACT and the FISPACT Handbook
13/03/15 Gabor Csanyi (Cambridge)   GAP interatomic potentials for tungsten
13/03/15 Mohsen Danaie   TEM of ion radiation damage in Ca(1-x)La2x/3TiO3 Perovskite
06/03/15 Sergio Lozano-Perez   Stress corrosion cracking
06/03/15 Steve Roberts   Oxford Materials and the MFFP group
06/03/15 Cyrille van Effenterre    Activities of the French Embassy in science and technology
27/02/15 Selim Barhli    
27/02/15 Francesco Ferroni    
27/02/15 Jack Haley   Proton Irradation Facilities at Birmingham
20/02/15 Yelena Vertyagina        3D Cellular automata fracture model for porous graphite
20/02/15 Charles Hirst    Atom probe tomography of zirconium alloys for nuclear fission
13/02/15 Mike Gorley   The CCFE Technology Programme
13/02/15 Judith Dohr    
06/02/15 Junnan Jiang   Micromechanics of grain boundary sliding

06/02/15

Maria Auger   Analysis of Hf-Y2O3 ODS steel powders
30/01/15 Luis Saucedo   X-ray tomography of SiC-SiC tests
30/01/15 Matthew Noble   Phase-field modelling of bubble lattices
30/01/15 Howard Chan   Micromechanics of Zr-hydrides
30/01/15 Katie Plummer   High temperature indentation of Mo
23/01/15 Yevhen Zayachuk   He plasma - tungsten experiments at DIFFER
23/01/15 John Waite   Even Higher Entropy Alloys
23/01/15 Bo-Shiuan Li   Fracture of chevron-notched microcantilevers
16/01/15 Ed Tarleton   Dislocation dynamics modelling
16/01/15 Gemma Pimental   Introduction and plans
05/12/14 Luke Hewitt   Rastering vs defocused ion beams - effects of C in Fe
05/12/14 Yina Huang   Ex - D.Phil students materials arachive

05/12/14

Anna Kareer   IRP project meeting report
28/11/14 Luis Saucedo Mora   Multiscale modelling of a graphite component
28/11/14 James Gibson   Neutron-irradiated W - KIT experiments
21/11/14 Ed Tarleton   FEA - 3D-DD combined modelling
21/11/14 Stella Pedrazzini    Atom probe studies of radiation damage in perovskites
21/11/14 Fusion CDT 1st year students    

Materials issues in ICF compared with MCF

14/11/14 Chris Jones   Micromechanics of proton-irradiated ODS steels
14/11/14 Alexander Barashev (Oak Ridge)   Advances in understanding radiation growth of zirconium

14/14/14

Maria Auger  

Mystery slide!

07/11/14 James Gibson   Mechanical properties of irradiated tungsten
07/14/14 Luke Hewitt  

Effects of raster scanning vs continuous ion
implantation

07/11/14 Andrew London   Nanoanalysis of irradiated oxide
dispersion strengthened steels
31/10/14 Martina Meisnar   Atom probe tomography of stress corrosion
crack tips
31/10/14 Michal Dagan   FIM visualisation of radiation damage in W
31/10/14 Bo-Shiuan Li  

Report on Padua (Padova) fusion meeting

24/10/14 Anna Kareer  

Introduction, background and project

24/10/14 Christian Robertson (CEA)   Channel formation during post-irradiation tensile straining - 3D-DD
17/10/14 Steve Roberts   MFFP Group: "State of the Union"
10/10/14 Alan Xu   Radiation-induced clustering in W-Re-Ta alloys
10/10/14 Daniel Thompson   Point defects and climb in iron

03/10/14

 Xiaoou Yi   Recent in-situ TEM work at Argonne National Lab
03/10/14  Kris Bhojwani    Alpha-prime precipitationin Fe-Cr alloys
26/09/14 Steven Van Boxel
(CCFE)
  Imaging and analysis at the µm-scale
26/09/14 Yina Huang   Workshop on TEM characterization of Irradiation Induced Defects
26/09/14 James Sayers  

Hydrogen desorption of Zircaloy-4

19/09/14

Ruixun Xie
(Tsinghua)

  High-entropy alloys
19/09/14 Katie Plummer   Micromechanical testing of molybdenum
12/09/14 Dong Liu (Bristol)   Micromechanical testing of graphite
12/09/14 James Gibson    
12/09/14 Emmanuel Andrieu
(CCFE)
  Frenkel pair prediction
05/09/14 Jing Hu    TEM of Zr-1%Nb nuclear fuel cladding alloys
05/09/14 Junnan Jiang   Micromechanical grain boundary testing
29/08/14

Hamidreza Abdolvand

   3-D stress development in HCP polycrystals
29/08/14 Howard Chan   Micromechanics of Zr Hydrides
29/08/14

India Kirkpatrick

   
22/08/14 Maria Auger   Atom-probe study of ODS steels
22/08/14 Aidan Robinson   Bubble lattices in Cu and Zr
15/08/14 Daniel Thompson  

Dislocation dynamics modelling

15/08/14 Martina Meisnar   Studying stress corrosion cracking with the new JEOL ARM200 and recent progress in APT
08/08/14 Ed Tarleton   DD and FEA modelling
08/08/14 Elisabeth Le Roux
(CCFE intern)
  Decay heat benchmarking
08/08/14 Yeli Guma   The effect of heat treatment on the microstructures and properties of 17-4PH stainless steel
01/08/14 Matthew Noble   Bubble lattice modelling using MOOSE
01/08/14 Evrard Lacroix
(INP Grenoble)
  An automated tool for neutron irradiation simulation
01/08/14 Zuliang Hong   Novel processing of ODS alloys
01/08/14 Phil Edmondson  

Radiation damage in perovskites

25/07/14 Dave Armstrong   The small-scale mechanics GRC meeting
25/07/14 Andrew London   Atom Probe of ODS steels
25/07/14 Bo-Shiuan Li:   Micro & macro fracture testing
25/07/14 Selim Barhli   Accurate calculation of J-integral from DIC results
11/07/14 Felix Hofmann   Effects of ion implantation on elastic modulus of tungsten.
11/07/14 Mikhail Lavrentiev
(CCFE)
  Modelling of fcc Fe-Ni alloys
04/07/14 Yevhen Zayachuk  

Introduction and plans (plasma-surface interactions in W)

04/07/14 Masaki Tanaka
(Kyushu)
  BDT and dislocations in Fe
27/07/14 Isaure de Broglie   Evolution of helium-induced defects in tungsten with temperature
27/07/14 Jan Wrobel
(CCFE)
 

Ab initio and Monte Carlo modelling of magnetic ternary Fe-Cr-Ni alloys and high-entropy W-Ta-V-Mo-Nb alloys

20/06/14 Andree De Backer (CCFE)  

 Modelling of Helium Bubble Nucleation and Growth in Austenitic Stainless Steels Using an Object Kinetic Monte Carlo Method; &
Outline of the new “Open Source SRIM”

20/06/14 Sarah Connelly   Micromechanical deformation of ODS alloys
20/06/14 Bo-Shiuan Li   Microfracture testing
13/06/14 Slava Kuksenko  

report from the “RaDIATE” kick-off meeting.

13/06/14 Yina Huang   TEM analysis of 14Y and 14H ODS materials;
Flash-polishing of FIB lift-out TEM samples
06/06/14 Katie Plummer  

 High T testing of Mo

06/06/14 Daniel Thompson   Dislocation dynamics modelling of climb & glide in ODS Fe
06/06/14 Chris Jones   Scale effects in mechanics of ODS alloys
06/06/14 Steve Fitzgerald   Modelling of solute-SIA interactions
30/05/14 no meeting    
23/05/14 Joven Lim   nm - scale precipitates in thermally aged ferritic steels
23/05/14 Luis Saucedo Mora   "what we did at the Synchrotron last month"
23/05/14 Alan Xu   Clustering and hardening in W-Re-Os
16/05/14 Michal Dagan   FIM image interpretation
16/05/14 1st year talk Rehearsals  

Bo-Shiuan Li: Micro-Fracture Tests of Nuclear Materials
Matthew Noble: Bubble Lattices in Nuclear Materials
Yeli Guma: Heat treatment &irradiation of Fe-based reactor materials
James Sayers: Hydrogen pick-up in zirconium alloys

09/05/14 1st year talk Rehearsals  

Junnan Jiang: Mechanical Testing of Grain Boundary Sliding
Selim Barhli: DIC of cracks and defects

09/05/14 Felix Hofmann   and James Gibson , Xiaoou Yi, Christian Beck:
MRS Spring meeting
02/05/14 Francesco Ferroni   Modelling work with Brian Wirth as part of DTN collaboration
02/05/14 Felix Hofmann  

Preliminary results from recent experiments at the APS on helium-implanted tungsten

25/04/14 No meeting   No meeting
18/04/14    
11/04/14 Martina Meisnar   HR analytical TEM study of stress corrosion cracking in stainless steels
04/04/14 Maria Auger   Atom probe studies of ODS alloys
04/04/14 Bo-Shuan Li
Katie Plummer
  Report on CNRS Mecano gradschool on small-scale mechanics
28/03/14 Selim Barhli   Quantification of DIC accuracy for crack and defects analysis
28/03/14 Steve Roberts   Report on NEUP/IRP meeting on ion "vs" neutron irradiation
21/03/14 Yeli Guma   Thermal aging effects on microstructure & properties of 17-4PH steel
21/03/14 Peter Wells
(UCSB)
  Evolution of Mn-Ni-Si phases in irradiated RPV steels
21/03/14 Luis Saucedo   QUBE - Numerical damage modelling
14/03/14 Mike Jenkins   TEM techniques for characterization of neutron and charged particle irradiated microstructure (whole meeting)
07/03/14 Ed Tarleton   Schontal symposium on dislocation plasticity - summary
07/03/14 Jing Hu    Zr: new data from t-EBSD in Manchester
07/03/14 Howard Chan   Zirconium hydrides - synthesis and micromechanics
28/02/14 Karl Whittle (Sheffield)   Disorderly Behaviour in Nuclear Materials
28/02/14 2nd year D.phils  

Departmental talk rehearsals:
Zuliang Hong, Jenny Zelenty, Thomas Aarholt

21/02/14 Dave Armstrong   Hot hardness of tungsten
21/02/14 Ele Grieveson   Lift-out TEM of nanoindents in ODS steels
14/02/14 James Gibson   Hot nanoindentation of tungsten
14/02/14 Bo-Shuan Li   DIC & fracture testing
07/02/14 Steve Roberts   The DCF and the new NEUP/IRP Project
07/02/14 Andy London    Low temperature ion irradiation of ODS steels
07/02/14 Katie Plummer   Mechanical testing of molybdenum
31/01/14 Luis Saucedo    QUBE - Numerical damage modelling
21/01/14 Christian
Beck
  Acoustic waves in implanted W alloys
21/01/14 Luis Saucedo   Residual
crystal strains in graphite by diffraction.
14/01/14 Steve Fitzgerald   Modelling of dislocation climb under irradiation
14/01/14 Francesco Ferroni   Thermal annealing of radiation defects in tungsten
14/01/14 Mark Gilbert (CCFE)  

Recoil spectra in n-irradiated Fe, W. and Ni, and isotopic tailoring of Mo.

07/01/14 Slava Kuksenko   Introduction and background
07/01/14 Aidan Robinson   Bubble lattices
13/12/13 Francesco Ferroni   Electron Microscopy and Modelling meeting summary
13/12/13 Xiaoou Yi   In-situ He irradiations into tungsten
13/12/13 Steffen Antusch (KIT)   Powxder-injection-moulded tungsten
06/12/13 David Armstrong &
Alan Xu
  Rhenium segregation in tungsten ion irradiated W-Re alloys and its effect on hardness
06/12/13 James Gibson  

Brittle ductile transition in neutron-irradiated W
Strain rate & temperature effects on hardness of He-irradiated W

29/11/13     No meeting
22/11/13     Advisory Panel meeting
15/11/13 Daniel Mason   Elastic trapping of dislocation loops in irradiated tungsten foil
15/11/13 Maria Auger  

Effect of yttrium addition on the microstructure and mechanical properties of ODS RAF steels

08/11/13 Yelena
Vertyagina
 

Quantitative 3D characterisation of sub-indentation cracking in polycrystalline alumina

08/11/13 Mark Gilbert   Integrated assessment of material performance in a fusion reactor: Neutron transport, transmutation and activation, radiation damage, and
helium generation
01/11/13 Andy London  

 APT of ion irradiated Indian ODS steels

01/11/13 Phil Edmondson  

Highlights from
the
ICFRM & visit to INL. 

25/10/13 Joven Lim  

TEM work on neutron-irradiated steels:
Procedures for working with active materials.

18/10/13 Steve Roberts

 

MFFP group "State of the Union"

18/10/13 James Herring  

Nanoindentation testing of grain boundary strength

11/10/13 No meeting    
04/10/13 Steffen Antusch (KIT)  

Mechanical testing of powder-injected-moulded
dispersion-strengthened tungsten alloys

04/10/13 Zuliang Hong   Rapid-solidification processing of ODS steels.
20/09/13 No meeting   Workshop week!
13/09/13 Julia Berger (Leoben)   Indentation studies of nanocrystalline ferrous alloys
13/09/13 Francesco Ferroni   DD modelling of loops in W
GPU speed-up of DD modelling
06/09/13 Mike Gorley   Processing of ODS alloys
06/09/13 Daniel Thompson   Dislocation dynamics modelling of ODS hardening
06/09/13 Chris Burrows   Helium in ODS alloys
30/08/13 Andre Nemeth (KIT)   Mechnanical behaiour of thin W foils
02/08/13

Ed Tarleton

  Size effects in micro-cantilever bending
02/08/13 Maria Auger   Introduction
26/07/13 Chu Chun Fu (CEA)   Properties of He in Fe grain boundaries from atomistic simulations
26/07/13 Yina Huang   9Cr Alloy RIS Study
12/07/13 Hongtao Zhang   ODS copper alloys
12/07/13 Andy London   Dresden ODS workshop
05/07/13 Romain Bizet, Sarah Bouchet,
Alexia Sergeant (interns at CCFE)
  From nuclear data to materials science: bridging the gap
05/07/13 Mike Gorley   Work at KIT on mechanical properties of ODS alloys
05/07/13 Julia Berger (Leoben)   Background and plans
28/06/13 John Evans   Gases in solids
21/06/13 Jing Hu   H pickup in Zr alloys
21/06/13 Mahmoud Mostafavi    X-ray tomography & digital volume correlation
21/06/13 James Gibson   High T Nanoindentation of W
21/06/13 Ed Tarleton   Modelling hydrogen embrittlement
03/06/13 Andre Nemeth (KIT)   BDT in thin W foil
03/06/13 Katie Plummer   High T nanoindentation of Mo
03/06/13 Thomas Aarholt   Hydrogen pick-up in Zr alloys
23/05/13 Aidan Robinson   TEM of bubble lattices
23/05/13 Matthew Jordan   Fracture in quasi-brittle materials
23/05/13 Kris Bhojwani   Radiation damage in ODS alloys
17/05/13 Howard Chan   Micromechanical testing of zirconium hydrides
17/05/13 Zuliang 
Hong
  Novel processing of ODS alloys
17/05/13 Michal Dagan   3D FIM of radiation damage in tungsten
17/05/13 Brian Setiadinata   Hydrogen pickup in zirconium alloys
10/05/13 Xiaoou Yi  

In-situ annealing of irradiated UHP-W.

10/05/13 Francesco Ferroni   DD simulations of radiation damage loops in W.
03/05/13 Dave Armstrong   Mechanical testing (Advisory Panel Meeting)
03/05/13 Hongtao Zhang / Mike Gorley   Processing of ODS alloys (Advisory Panel Meeting)
03/05/13 Sergei Dudarev   Modelling (Advisory Panel Meeting)
22/03/13 Massey de los Reyes (ANSTO)   Nuclear materials:
Characterisation and damage in oxide ceramics
15/03/13 Felix Hofmann    Synchotron X-ray study of stresses in He-implanted W
01/03/13 Andrea Meinander
(Helsinki)
  High energy collision cascades in W
22/03/13 James Gibson   Micromechanics of ion-irradiated W
22/03/13 Alan Xu   APT of low dose radiation damage in W-Re alloys
15/02/13 François Willaime
(CEA)
  Overview of CEA research and DFT modelling of defects and dislocations
08/02/13 Dave Armstrong    Dynamic strain ageing in high-T nanoindentation of iron
30/01/13 Phil Edmondson   Thermal
and displacement effects on He bubbles
11/01/13 Daniel Thompson:  

Dislocation dynamics modelling

11/01/13 Chris Burrows   Processing & characterisation of ODS alloys
07/11/12 Duc Ngyen-Manh (CCFE)   Noble gas atom / defect interactions in W
07/11/12 Dave Armstrong   He and Ne implantation in W
07/11/12 Alan Xu   APT of W-25Re alloys
30/11/12 Leo Ma (CCFE)   Spin-lattice dynamics
23/11/12 Alan Xu   APT of W-Re alloys
23/11/12 James Gibson   Mechanical properties of ion-irradiated tungsten
16/11/12 Christian Beck    
09/11/12 No Meeting  
02/11/12 Joven Lim   Radiation damage and precipitation in nuclear steels
26/10/12 Xiaoou Yi   In-situ TEM of self-ion irradiation effects in W & W-alloys
26/10/12 Alisa Stratulat   Crack initiation in 304SS in SCC
26/10/12 Chris Burrows   Microstructural (APT)
characterisation of model ODS alloys.
11/10/12 Steve Roberts   MFFP and related work - State of Play
05/10/12 George Smith   SOFT Meeting
05/10/12 Steffen Antusch (KIT)   Powder Injection Moulding of W alloy components
28/09/12 Ben Britton   Deformation of zirconium
21/09/12 Dan Schreiber (PNNL)   APT investigations of metallic and glass corrosion problems
21/09/12 Hongtao Zhang   Spark plasma sintering of ODS alloys
14/09/12    
07/09/12 Dave Armstrong   Effects of He+ on Tungsten
17/08/12 Maria Auger   ODS alloys at UC3M
03/08/12 Joven Lim   Radiation damage mechanisms in RPV steels
03/08/12 Ele Grieveson   Mechanical testing of He implanted ODS alloys
27/07/12 Sean Yardley   Zirconium oxidation
27/07/12 Mike Gorley   Characterisation of hot isostatically
pressed ODS alloys
20/07/12 Nigel Knee (EdF)   Nuclear new build
06/07/12 Ben Britton,
Phil Edmondson,
Gareth Hughes
  Evaluation of the Tescan Xe plasma FIB-SEM – FERA3
29/06/12 Mark Gilbert   Nucleonics of fusion reactor materials
29/06/12 Mahmoud Mostafavi   Tomography of damage in nuclear materials
22/06/12      
15/06/12 Chris Hardie   Dose rate effects in FeCr
15/06/12 Karen Kruska   Crack tip chemistry in stress-corrosion cracking  
08/06/12 Jan Hoffmann (KIT)   ODS steels with different oxides (MgO, La2O3, Ce2O3 and ZrO2)
01/06/12 1st year D.Phil students   Project updates
01/06/12 Steve Roberts   Programme grant status overview
25/05/12 Dave Armstrong   Tungsten micromechanics update
25/05/12 Francesco Romanelli (EFDA)   The EFDA programme
18/05/12 Mike Gorley & Chris Burrows   ODS processing update
18/05/12 Lee Packer   Neutronics calculations and calibrations
11/05/12 Xiaoou Yi  

In-situTEM of radiation damage in W alloys

04/05/12 Ed Tarleton  

Analyses of size effects in crystalline materials

27/04/12 Pedro Rivera (Cambridge)   Modelling plasticity employing statistical mechanics concepts
23/03/12 Anna Widdowson
(CCFE)
  Erosion/Deposition and Fuel Retention Studies on JET
16/03/12 Katie Plummer   Micro-scale measurement of elastic moduli
16/03/12 Chris Hutton   Slip bands and EAC in 304 stainless steel
01/03/12 Karl Dawson   SLS processing of ODS alloys
01/03/12 Thomas Bogelein   TEM of ODS alloys
24/02/12 James Herring   Micromechanics
24/02/12 Chris Burrows   He effects in ODS alloys
24/02/12 Christian Beck   Processing and properties of W alloys
17/02/12 Ele  Grieveson   Mechanical properties of He implanted ODS alloys
17/02/12 Mike Gorley   Processing of ODS alloys
17/02/12 Joven Lim   Radiation
Damage Mechanisms in Reactor Pressure Vessel Steels
17/02/12

Alan Haigh

  EC Research Fund
for Coal and Steel
10/02/12     General discussion meeting
03/02/12 Sean Yardley   Oxidation of Zr alloys
27/01/12 Mitsuhiro
Itakura (JAEA)
  H effects on dislocation motion in Fe
27/01/12 Hideo
Kaburaki (JAEA)
  1st principles calculations of H embrittlement of Fe grain boundaries
20/01/12 Natalie Tillack   First principles calculations on ODS steels
13/01/12

Alan Xu
Steve Roberts

  Visit to ANSTO
Summary of OECD NEA EGSIM Meeting
02/12/11

Chris Burrows
Ed Tarleton

 

He implantation into ODS alloys
Dislocation dynamics modelling of micro-cantilevers

25/11/11 Phil Edmondson   Radiation damage in ceramics and semiconductors
18/11/11     Advisory Panel meeting - 4 research presentations
11/11/11 Katie Plummer
Chris Hutton
  Oscillating microcantilevers
Strain mapping
04-11-11

Mike Gorley, Hongtao Zhang
& Gordon Tatlock

  ODS alloy process and joining
28-10-11 Angus Wilkinson   Microcantilever testing of Ti alloys
21-10-11 Masaki Tanaka (U.Kyushu)   HVEM tomography of dislocations at crack tips
07-10-11 Steve Roberts   "Stae of the Union"
09-09-11 Ben Britton   Micromechanical testing of zirconium
09-09-11 Sean Yardley   Zirconium oxidation and hydrogenation
02-09-11 Mahmoud Mostafavi,   3D Damage Nucleation in Energy Materials
22-07-11 Ed Tarleton   FEA modelling of composites & dislocation dynamics modelling of cantilevers
22-07-11 Marc Fivel (INPG)   Multiscale Simulations of Indentation
15-07-11 Sergio Lozano-Perz   Grain boundary corrosion and fracture
08-07-11 Joel Malaplate (CEA)   ODS alloy work at CEA
08-07-11

Martha Briceno

Xiaoou Yi

 

In-situ TEM of irradiation of ODS alloys

In-situ TEM of irradiation of Walloys

17-06-11

Natalie Tillack

Dave Armstrong/
James Marrow

Steve Fitzgerald

 

Modelling of ODS alloys

"I'm a scientist, get me out of here!"

Modelling of atom-probe imaging

10-06-11

Aurore Fagette

Julien Lacharnay

 

Tomography of nuclear graphite

Fracture of W-Ta alloys

01-04-11

Jaime Marian (LLNL)

Shuo Xu

 

Very large scale simulations of materials

TEM of dose rate effects on damage in FeCr

18-03-11 Benjamin Fournier (CEA)   ODS Steels
11-03-11 Lee Packer (CCFE)   Neutronics and nuclear data experiments in support of fusion technology
25-02-11

Shuo Xu

Xiaoou Yi

Chris Hardie

Alisa Stratulat

 

TEM of ion-irradiated Fe-Cr

TEM of ion-irradiated W and W alloys

Micromechanical testing of ion-irradiated Fe-Cr

Micromechanics of stress-corrosion cracking

4-02-2011 Birmingham materials   Birmingham cyclotron
28-01-2011

Chris Hardie

Mark Gilbert

 

Dose rate effects on radiation damage

Activity levels in n-irradiated steels

17-12-2010 Ele Grieveson   Dresden Ion Irradiation course
29-10-2010

Shuo Xu

Steve Fitzgerald

 

TEM of ion-irradiated Fe-Cr

Dislocation loop shapes in irradiated Fe

22-10-2010

Dave Armstrong

Andy Bushby (QML)

 

Irradiation effects on pile-up and apparent modulus in W

Ball-indenting of irradiated Fe-12Cr

15-10-2010  Kiyohiro Yabuuchi (Kyoto)     n- and ion- irradiation of dilute Fe alloys
08-10-2010
Steve Roberts    "State of the Union"
01-10-2010 Sergei Dudarev   Dose rate effects on radiation damage
24-09-2010 Ceri Williams   APT studies of Ferritic ODS alloys
17-09-2010 Leo Ma   Temperature of magnetic moments
10-09-2010 James Marrow   X-ray Tomographic studies of nuclear materials
03-09-2010 Hongtao Zhang   Ferritic ODS alloy processing
27-08-2010

Angus Wilkinson

Chris Hardie

 

Activity levels in n-irradiated materials

Dose rate effects

07-05-2010  Mike Jenkins   Radiation damage in W irradiated with Au ions