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ion scattering
Pulsed laser deposition
Oxide films
pulsed laser deposition
Transition metals
1 Citation (Scopus)
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File
Arsenic
ion scattering
Silicon
arsenic
Doping (additives)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Chemical effects on He bubble superlattice formation in high entropy alloys

Harrison, R. W., Greaves, G., Le, H., Bei, H., Zhang, Y. & Donnelly, S. E., 1 Aug 2019, In : Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science. 23, 4, 8 p., 100762.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bubble formation
Entropy
Solid solutions
Atoms
Ion bombardment

Effects of 3d electron configurations on helium bubble formation and void swelling in concentrated solid-solution alloys

Zhang, Y., Wang, X., Osetsky, Y. N., Tong, Y., Harrison, R., Donnelly, S. E., Chen, D., Wang, Y., Bei, H., Sales, B. C., More, K. L., Xiu, P., Wang, L. & Weber, W. J., 1 Dec 2019, In : Acta Materialia. 181, p. 519-529 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bubble formation
Helium
Swelling
Solid solutions
Electrons
5 Citations (Scopus)

Evolution of radiation-induced lattice defects in 20/25 Nb-stabilised austenitic stainless steel during in-situ proton irradiation

Barcellini, C., Harrison, R. W., Dumbill, S., Donnelly, S. E. & Jimenez-Melero, E., Feb 2019, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 514, p. 90-100 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Gas cooled reactors
Proton irradiation
proton irradiation
Crystal defects
austenitic stainless steels
1 Citation (Scopus)

Intermetallic Re phases formed in ion irradiated WRe alloy

Harrison, R. W., Greaves, G., Hinks, J. & Donnelly, S. E., Feb 2019, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 514, p. 123-127 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ion bombardment
ion irradiation
Intermetallics
intermetallics
Precipitates
1 Citation (Scopus)

Investigating sluggish diffusion in a concentrated solid solution alloy using ion irradiation with in situ TEM

Tunes, M. A., Le, H., Greaves, G., Schön, C. G., Bei, H., Zhang, Y., Edmondson, P. D. & Donnelly, S. E., Jul 2019, In : Intermetallics. 110, 9 p., 106461.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ion bombardment
Solid solutions
Transmission electron microscopy
Noble Gases
Inert gases
1 Citation (Scopus)

Mechanisms of TiB2 and graphite nucleation during TiC–B4C high temperature interaction

Popov, O., Vishnyakov, V., Chornobuk, S., Totsky, I. & Plyushchay, I., 1 Oct 2019, In : Ceramics International. 45, 14, p. 16740-16747 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Nucleation
Carbon
Platelets
Temperature

Modification of nanodiamonds by xenon implantation: A molecular dynamics study

Fogg, J. L., Aghajamali, A., Hinks, J. A., Donnelly, S. E., Shiryaev, A. A. & Marks, N. A., 15 Aug 2019, In : Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms. 453, p. 32-40 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanodiamonds
Xenon
xenon
Molecular dynamics
implantation
11 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
ion accelerators
Particle accelerators
Microscopes
accelerators
microscopes
1 Citation (Scopus)

Radiation-induced precipitation with concurrent bubbles formation in an austenitic stainless steel (AISI-348)

Tunes, M. A., Schön, C. G. & Greaves, G., Sep 2019, In : Materialia. 7, 5 p., 100408.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bubble formation
Austenitic stainless steel
Electron microscopes
Radiation
Austenite
7 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal stability and irradiation response of nanocrystalline CoCrCuFeNi high-entropy alloy

Zhang, Y., Tunes, M. A., Crespillo, M. L., Zhang, F., Boldman, W. L., Rack, P. D., Jiang, L., Xu, C., Greaves, G., Donnelly, S. E., Wang, L. & Weber, W. J., 19 Jul 2019, In : Nanotechnology. 30, 29, 1 p., 294004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Grain growth
Thermodynamic stability
Entropy
Phase stability
Irradiation

Thermodynamics of an austenitic stainless steel (AISI-348) under in situ TEM heavy ion irradiation

Tunes, M., Greaves, G., kremmer, T., Vishnyakov, V., Edmondson, P., Donnelly, S., Pogatscher, S. & Schon, C., 15 Oct 2019, In : Acta Materialia. 179, p. 360-371 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heavy Ions
Austenitic stainless steel
Ion bombardment
Heavy ions
Irradiation

Understanding amorphization mechanisms using ion irradiation in situ a TEM and 3D damage reconstruction

Camara, O., Tunes, M. A., Greaves, G., Mir, A. H., Donnelly, S. & Hinks, J. A., 1 Dec 2019, In : Ultramicroscopy. 207, 112838.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amorphization
Ion bombardment
ion irradiation
Helium
Ions
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

A candidate fusion engineering material, WC-FeCr

Humphry-Baker, S., Harrison, R., Greaves, G., Knowles, A., Smith, G., Donnelly, S. & Lee, W., Oct 2018, In : Scripta Materialia. 155, p. 129-133 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Fusion reactions
bubbles
fusion
engineering
Ions
2 Citations (Scopus)

Allotrope conversion and surface hardness increase in ion implanted boron nitride

Derry, T. E., Lisema, L. I., Magabe, A. T., Aradi, E., Machaka, R. & Madhuku, M., 15 Dec 2018, In : Surface and Coatings Technology. 355, p. 61-64 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Boron nitride
boron nitrides
hardening
hardness
Hardness
5 Citations (Scopus)

Damage microstructure evolution of helium ion irradiated SiC under fusion relevant temperatures

Harrison, R. W., Ebert, S., Hinks, J. A. & Donnelly, S. E., 1 Sep 2018, In : Journal of the European Ceramic Society. 38, 11, p. 3718-3726 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Helium
Nucleation
Fusion reactions
Ions
Microstructure
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of crystallographic and geometric orientation on ion beam sputtering of gold nanorods

Hinks, J., Hibberd, F., Hattar, K., Ilinov, A., Bufford, D. C., Djurabekova, F., Greaves, G., Kuronen, A., Donnelly, S. & Nordlund, K., 11 Jan 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 10 p., 512.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
nanorods
sputtering
ion beams
gold
ion irradiation
6 Citations (Scopus)

Energetic particle irradiation study of TiN coatings: are these films appropriate for accident tolerant fuels?

Tunes, M. A., Da Silva, F. C., Camara, O., Schön, C. G., Sagás, J. C., Fontana, L. C., Donnelly, S. E., Greaves, G. & Edmondson, P. D., 15 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 512, p. 239-245 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
energetic particles
accidents
Accidents
Irradiation
coatings
22 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of pre-implanted helium on dislocation loop type in tungsten under self-ion irradiation

Harrison, R., Hinks, J. & Donnelly, S., Jun 2018, In : Scripta Materialia. 150, p. 61-65 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Helium
Tungsten
Ion bombardment
ion irradiation
tungsten
4 Citations (Scopus)

Ion-beam-induced bending of semiconductor nanowires

Hanif, I., Camara, O., Tunes, M. A., Harrison, R., Greaves, G., Donnelly, S. & Hinks, J., 8 Jun 2018, In : Nanotechnology. 29, 33, 12 p., 335701.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Ion beams
Nanowires
Ions
Semiconductor materials
Ion bombardment
9 Citations (Scopus)

Ion implantation in nanodiamonds: size effect and energy dependence

Shiryaev, A. A., Hinks, J. A., Marks, N. A., Greaves, G., Valencia, F. J., Donnelly, S. E., González, R. I., Kiwi, M., Trigub, A. L., Bringa, E. M., Fogg, J. L. & Vlasov, I. I., 1 Dec 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 9 p., 5099.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
ion implantation
radiation tolerance
nanoparticles
ions
radioactive wastes

Mode Profile Shaping in Wire Media: Towards An Experimental Verification

Boyd, T., Gratus, J., Kinsler, P., Letizia, R. & Seviour, R., 1 Aug 2018, In : Applied Sciences. 8, 8, 11 p., 1276.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Waveguides
Permittivity
Metals
wire
Wire
4 Citations (Scopus)

Rapid and damage-free outgassing of implanted helium from amorphous silicon oxycarbide

Su, Q., Ding, H., Price, L., Shao, L., Hinks, J. A., Greaves, G., Donnelly, S. E., Demkowicz, M. J. & Nastasi, M., 1 Dec 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 9 p., 5009.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
outgassing
amorphous silicon
helium
damage
silicon
3 Citations (Scopus)

Shape Modification of Germanium Nanowires during Ion Irradiation and Subsequent Solid‐Phase Epitaxial Growth

Camara, O., Hanif, I., Tunes, M. A., Harrison, R., Greaves, G., Donnelly, S. & Hinks, J., 9 Jul 2018, In : Advanced Materials Interfaces. 5, 13, 1800276.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Ion bombardment
Germanium
Epitaxial growth
Nanowires
Ion beams
6 Citations (Scopus)

Structural defect accumulation in tungsten and tungsten-5wt.% tantalum under incremental proton damage

Ipatova, I., Harrison, R. W., Wady, P. T., Shubeita, S. M., Terentyev, D., Donnelly, S. E. & Jimenez-Melero, E., 1 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 501, p. 329-335 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
proton damage
Tantalum
Tungsten
tantalum
Proton irradiation
11 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and characterisation of high-entropy alloy thin films as candidates for coating nuclear fuel cladding alloys

Tunes, M. A., Vishnyakov, V. & Donnelly, S., 1 Mar 2018, In : Thin Solid Films. 649, p. 115-120 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nuclear fuel cladding
nuclear fuels
Entropy
entropy
coatings
1 Citation (Scopus)

Wakefield acceleration in planetary atmospheres: A possible source of MeV electrons. The collisionless case

Arrayas, M., Cubero, D., Montanya, J., Seviour, R. & Trueba, J. L., 1 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics. 172, p. 69-74 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
planetary atmosphere
planetary atmospheres
plasma
electron
electrons
2017
17 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Helium
Tungsten
helium ions
tungsten
Vacancies
17 Citations (Scopus)

Atomic Layer Deposition of Ruthenium Thin Films from (Ethylbenzyl) (1-Ethyl-1,4-cyclohexadienyl) Ru: Process Characteristics, Surface Chemistry, and Film Properties

Popovici, M., Groven, B., Marcoen, K., Phung, Q. M., Dutta, S., Swerts, J., Meersschaut, J., van den Berg, J. A., Franquet, A., Moussa, A., Vanstreels, K., Lagrain, P., Bender, H., Jurczak, M., Van Elshocht, S., Delabie, A. & Adelmann, C., 13 Jun 2017, In : Chemistry of Materials. 29, 11, p. 4654-4666 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ruthenium
Atomic layer deposition
Surface chemistry
Thin films
Surface reactions
6 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
ion scattering
Doping (additives)
Scattering
Plasmas
Ions
7 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of He Implantation on the Microstructure of Zircaloy-4 Studied Using In Situ TEM

Tunes, M. A., Harrison, R., Greaves, G., Hinks, J. & Donnelly, S., Sep 2017, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 493, p. 230-238 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
implantation
Irradiation
Transmission electron microscopy
transmission electron microscopy
microstructure
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of Temperature on the Ion-Induced Bending of Germanium and Silicon Nanowires

Camara, O., Hanif, I., Tunes, M. A., Harrison, R., Greaves, G., Donnelly, S. & Hinks, J., 31 Jul 2017, In : Materials Research Express. 4, 7, 075056.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Germanium
Silicon
Nanowires
Ions
Temperature
14 Citations (Scopus)

Engineering self-organising helium bubble lattices in tungsten

Harrison, R. W., Greaves, G., Hinks, J. A. & Donnelly, S. E., 10 Aug 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 8 p., 7724.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
organizing
tungsten
bubbles
helium
engineering
6 Citations (Scopus)

Fracture toughness in some hetero-modulus composite carbides: carbon inclusions and voids

Popov, O. & Vishnyakov, V., 2017, In : Advances in Applied Ceramics. 116, 2, p. 61-70 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Carbides
Fracture toughness
Carbon
Hot pressing
Precipitates

Geant4 simulations of neutron production in a thorium fuelled accelerator driven subcritical reactors

Lee, D. S., Cywinski, R., Bungau, C. & Seviour, R., 14 Apr 2017, In : Proceedings of Science. 279, 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
thorium
transmutation
accelerators
reactors
spallation
25 Citations (Scopus)

Grain size threshold for enhanced irradiation resistance in nanocrystalline and ultrafine tungsten

El-Atwani, O., Hinks, J. A., Greaves, G., Allain, J. P. & Maloy, S. A., 2017, In : Materials Research Letters. 5, 5, p. 343-349 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Tungsten
Grain boundaries
Irradiation
Helium
Metals
5 Citations (Scopus)

K-shell X-ray spectroscopy of laser produced aluminum plasma

Kaur, C., Chaurasia, S., Poswal, A. K., Munda, D. S., Rossall, A. K., Deo, M. N. & Sharma, S. M., Jan 2017, In : Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer. 187, p. 20-29 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
X ray spectroscopy
Aluminum
resonance lines
aluminum
Plasmas
17 Citations (Scopus)

Nano-scratch testing of (Ti,Fe)Nx thin films on silicon

Beake, B. D., Vishnyakov, V. & Harris, A. J., 15 Jan 2017, In : Surface and Coatings Technology. 309, p. 671-679 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Silicon
mechanical properties
coatings
sliding contact
Thin films
1 Citation (Scopus)

Optical and structural characterization of Ge clusters embedded in ZrO2

Agocs, E., Zolnai, Z., Rossall, A. K., van den Berg, J. A., Fodor, B., Lehninger, D., Khomenkova, L., Ponomaryov, S., Gudymenko, O., Yukhymchuk, V., Kalas, B., Heitmann, J. & Petrik, P., 1 Nov 2017, In : Applied Surface Science. 421, Part B, p. 283-288 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Nanoclusters
Optical properties
Germanium
Spectroscopic ellipsometry
Rapid thermal annealing
8 Citations (Scopus)

Structure formation of TiB2-TiC-B4C-C hetero-modulus ceramics via reaction hot pressing

Popov, O., Chornobuk, S. & Vishnyakov, V., Apr 2017, In : International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials. 64, p. 106-112 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hot pressing
Boron carbide
Atoms
Boron
Graphite
6 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of temperature on bubble lattice formation in copper under in situ He ion irradiation

Robinson, A. M., Edmondson, P. D., English, C., Lozano-Perez, S., Greaves, G., Hinks, J. A., Donnelly, S. E. & Grovenor, C. R. M., 1 Apr 2017, In : Scripta Materialia. 131, p. 108-111 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Point defects
Ion bombardment
ion irradiation
Copper
bubbles

The RF Distribution System for the ESS

Aden, P., Edgecock, T., Naeem, D., Smith, R., Sunesson, A., Turner, N. & Yogi, R., 20 Jul 2017, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 874, 5 p., 012095.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
cavities
resilience
spallation
waveguides
conduction
4 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal Evolution of the Proton Irradiated Structure in Tungsten-5 wt% Tantalum

Ipatova, I., Harrison, R. W., Terentyev, D., Donnelly, S. E. & Jimenez-Melero, E., 1 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Fusion Energy. 36, 6, p. 234-239 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Tantalum
tantalum
Vacancies
Tungsten
Protons
1 Citation (Scopus)

X-Ray and Ion Emission Studies from Subnanosecond Laser-Irradiated SiO2 Aerogel Foam Targets

Kaur, C., Chaurasia, S., Pisal, A. A., Rossall, A., Munda, D. S., Rao, A. V. & Deo, M. N., Sep 2017, In : Laser and Particle Beams. 35, 3, p. 505-512 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
ion emission
Aerogels
aerogels
foams
Foams
2016
5 Citations (Scopus)

An in situ transmission electron microscopy study of the ion irradiation induced amorphisation of silicon by He and Xe

Edmondson, P. D., Abrams, K. J., Hinks, J. A., Greaves, G., Pawley, C. J., Hanif, I. & Donnelly, S. E., 1 Mar 2016, In : Scripta Materialia. 113, p. 190-193 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Amorphization
Silicon
Ion bombardment
ion irradiation
Transmission electron microscopy
10 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of He-appm/DPA ratio on the damage microstructure of tungsten

Harrison, R., Amari, H., Greaves, G., Hinks, J. & Donnelly, S., 23 May 2016, In : MRS Advances. 1, 42, p. 2893-2899 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
tungsten
bubbles
damage
microstructure
atoms
11 Citations (Scopus)

In situ observation of microstructure evolution in 4H-SiC under 3.5 keV He+ irradiation

Shen, Q., Ran, G., Hinks, J., Donnelly, S. E., Wang, L. & Li, N., 1 Apr 2016, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 471, p. 149-153 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
bubbles
Irradiation
microstructure
Microstructure
irradiation
39 Citations (Scopus)

Processing and properties of ZrC, ZrN and ZrCN ceramics: a review

Harrison, R. W. & Lee, W. E., 6 May 2016, In : Advances in Applied Ceramics. 115, 5, p. 294-307 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon nitride
Processing
Stoichiometry
Melting point
Thermal conductivity
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Depth profiling
ion scattering
Scattering
Ions
scattering