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Safe long term operation of light water reactors based on improved understanding of radiation effects in nuclear structural materials

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Flyer presenting the SOTERIA objectives, main activities, expected results and partners.

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Publications

Void growth and coalescence in irradiated copper under deformation

Author(s): P.O. Barrioz, J. Hure, B. Tanguy
Published in: Journal of Nuclear Materials, Issue 502, 2018, Page(s) 123-131, ISSN 0022-3115
DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2018.01.064

Cluster dynamics modeling and experimental investigation of the effect of injected interstitials

Author(s): B. Michaut, T. Jourdan, J. Malaplate, A. Renault-Laborne, F. Sefta, B. Décamps
Published in: Journal of Nuclear Materials, Issue 496, 2017, Page(s) 166-176, ISSN 0022-3115
DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2017.09.018

Radiation-induced bcc-fcc phase transformation in a Fe 3%Ni alloy

Author(s): L.T. Belkacemi, E. Meslin, B. Décamps, B. Radiguet, J. Henry
Published in: Acta Materialia, Issue 161, 2018, Page(s) 61-72, ISSN 1359-6454
DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2018.08.031

Effect of saddle point anisotropy of point defects on their absorption by dislocations and cavities

Author(s): D. Carpentier, T. Jourdan, Y. Le Bouar, M.-C. Marinica
Published in: Acta Materialia, Issue 136, 2017, Page(s) 323-334, ISSN 1359-6454
DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2017.07.013

A DFT study of the stability of SIAs and small SIA clusters in the vicinity of solute atoms in Fe

Author(s): C.S. Becquart, R. Ngayam Happy, P. Olsson, C. Domain
Published in: Journal of Nuclear Materials, Issue 500, 2018, Page(s) 92-109, ISSN 0022-3115
DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2017.12.022

On the use of SEM correlative tools for in situ mechanical tests

Author(s): Qiwei SHI, Stéphane Roux, Félix Latourte, François Hild, Dominique Loisnard, Nicolas Brynaert
Published in: Ultramicroscopy, Issue 184, 2018, Page(s) 71-87, ISSN 0304-3991
DOI: 10.1016/j.ultramic.2017.08.005

Backtracking Depth-Resolved Microstructures for Crystal Plasticity Identification—Part 1: Backtracking Microstructures

Author(s): Qiwei Shi, Félix Latourte, François Hild, Stéphane Roux
Published in: JOM, Issue 69/12, 2017, Page(s) 2810-2818, ISSN 1047-4838
DOI: 10.1007/s11837-017-2585-2

Backtracking Depth-Resolved Microstructures for Crystal Plasticity Identification—Part 2: Identification

Author(s): Qiwei Shi, Félix Latourte, François Hild, Stéphane Roux
Published in: JOM, Issue 69/12, 2017, Page(s) 2803-2809, ISSN 1047-4838
DOI: 10.1007/s11837-017-2586-1

Measuring topographies from conventional SEM acquisitions

Author(s): Qiwei Shi, Stéphane Roux, Félix Latourte, François Hild, Dominique Loisnard, Nicolas Brynaert
Published in: Ultramicroscopy, Issue 191, 2018, Page(s) 18-33, ISSN 0304-3991
DOI: 10.1016/j.ultramic.2018.04.006

Solute effects on edge dislocation pinning in complex alpha-Fe alloys

Author(s): M.I. Pascuet, E. Martínez, G. Monnet, L. Malerba
Published in: Journal of Nuclear Materials, Issue 494, 2017, Page(s) 311-321, ISSN 0022-3115
DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2017.07.049

Nanoindentation of ion-irradiated reactor pressure vessel steels – model-based interpretation and comparison with neutron irradiation

Author(s): F. Röder, C. Heintze, S. Pecko, S. Akhmadaliev, F. Bergner, A. Ulbricht, E. Altstadt
Published in: Philosophical Magazine, Issue 98/11, 2018, Page(s) 911-933, ISSN 1478-6435
DOI: 10.1080/14786435.2018.1425007

Solute – 〈111〉 interstitial loop interaction in α-Fe: A DFT study

Author(s): C. Domain, C.S. Becquart
Published in: Journal of Nuclear Materials, Issue 499, 2018, Page(s) 582-594, ISSN 0022-3115
DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2017.10.070

Improved atomistic Monte Carlo models based on ab-initio -trained neural networks: Application to FeCu and FeCr alloys

Author(s): N. Castin, L. Messina, C. Domain, R. C. Pasianot, P. Olsson
Published in: Physical Review B, Issue 95/21, 2017, ISSN 2469-9950
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.95.214117

Advanced atomistic models for radiation damage in Fe-based alloys: Contributions and future perspectives from artificial neural networks

Author(s): N. Castin, M.I. Pascuet, L. Messina, C. Domain, P. Olsson, R.C. Pasianot, L. Malerba
Published in: Computational Materials Science, Issue 148, 2018, Page(s) 116-130, ISSN 0927-0256
DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2018.02.025

Helium effects on IASCC susceptibility in as-implanted solution annealed, cold-worked and post-implantation annealed 316L steel

Author(s): I. Villacampa, J. C. Chen, P. Spätig, H. P. Seifert, F. Duval
Published in: Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology, Issue 52/8, 2017, Page(s) 567-577, ISSN 1478-422X
DOI: 10.1080/1478422X.2017.1323709

Helium bubble evolution and hardening in 316L by post-implantation annealing

Author(s): I. Villacampa, J.C. Chen, P. Spätig, H.P. Seifert, F. Duval
Published in: Journal of Nuclear Materials, Issue 500, 2018, Page(s) 389-402, ISSN 0022-3115
DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2018.01.017

Edge dislocations as sinks for sub-nanometric radiation induced defects in α-iron

Author(s): N. Anento, L. Malerba, A. Serra
Published in: Journal of Nuclear Materials, Issue 498, 2018, Page(s) 341-347, ISSN 0022-3115
DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2017.10.053

Effect of nickel on point defects diffusion in Fe – Ni alloys

Author(s): N. Anento, A. Serra, Y. Osetsky
Published in: Acta Materialia, Issue 132, 2017, Page(s) 367-373, ISSN 1359-6454
DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2017.05.010

Nanostructure evolution of neutron-irradiated reactor pressure vessel steels: Revised Object kinetic Monte Carlo model

Author(s): M. Chiapetto, L. Messina, C.S. Becquart, P. Olsson, L. Malerba
Published in: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, Issue 393, 2017, Page(s) 105-109, ISSN 0168-583X
DOI: 10.1016/j.nimb.2016.09.025

Systematic electronic-structure investigation of substitutional impurity diffusion and flux coupling in bcc iron

Author(s): Luca Messina, Maylise Nastar, Nils Sandberg, Pär Olsson
Published in: Physical Review B, Issue 93/18, 2016, Page(s) 184302, ISSN 2469-9950
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.93.184302

An object kinetic Monte Carlo model for the microstructure evolution of neutron-irradiated reactor pressure vessel steels

Author(s): Luca Messina, Monica Chiapetto, Pär Olsson, Charlotte S. Becquart, Lorenzo Malerba
Published in: physica status solidi (a), Issue 213/11, 2016, Page(s) 2974-2980, ISSN 1862-6300
DOI: 10.1002/pssa.201600038

Introducing ab initio based neural networks for transition-rate prediction in kinetic Monte Carlo simulations

Author(s): Luca Messina, Nicolas Castin, Christophe Domain, Pär Olsson
Published in: Physical Review B, Issue 95/6, 2017, Page(s) 64112-1 / 64112-16, ISSN 2469-9950
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.95.064112

Quaternion correlation for tracking crystal motions

Author(s): Qiwei Shi, Félix Latourte, François Hild, Stéphane Roux
Published in: Measurement Science and Technology, Issue 27/9, 2016, Page(s) 095006, ISSN 0957-0233
DOI: 10.1088/0957-0233/27/9/095006

A comparison of collective dislocation motion from single slip quantitative topographic analysis during in-situ AFM room temperature tensile tests on Cu and Feα crystals

Author(s): C. Kahloun, G. Monnet, S. Queyreau, L.T. Le, P. Franciosi
Published in: International Journal of Plasticity, Issue 84, 2016, Page(s) 277-298, ISSN 0749-6419
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijplas.2016.06.002

Influence of phonon and electron excitations on the free energy of defect clusters in solids: A first-principles study

Author(s): M. Posselt, D. Murali, M. Schiwarth
Published in: Computational Materials Science, Issue 127, 2017, Page(s) 284-294, ISSN 0927-0256
DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2016.10.039

Ab initio threshold displacement energies in iron

Author(s): P. Olsson, C. S. Becquart, C. Domain
Published in: Materials Research Letters, Issue 4/4, 2016, Page(s) 219-225, ISSN 2166-3831
DOI: 10.1080/21663831.2016.1181680

Solute precipitation on a screw dislocation and its effects on dislocation mobility in bcc Fe

Author(s): M.I. Pascuet, G. Monnet, G. Bonny, E. Martínez, J.J.H. Lim, M.G. Burke, L. Malerba
Published in: Journal of Nuclear Materials, Issue 519, 2019, Page(s) 265-273, ISSN 0022-3115
DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2019.04.007

Prediction of irradiation hardening in austenitic stainless steels: Analytical and crystal plasticity studies

Author(s): Ghiath Monnet, Chu Mai
Published in: Journal of Nuclear Materials, Issue 518, 2019, Page(s) 316-325, ISSN 0022-3115
DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2019.03.001

Multiscale modeling of crystal plasticity in Reactor Pressure Vessel steels: Prediction of irradiation hardening

Author(s): Ghiath Monnet, Ludovic Vincent, Lionel Gélébart
Published in: Journal of Nuclear Materials, Issue 514, 2019, Page(s) 128-138, ISSN 0022-3115
DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2018.11.028

Effects of the grain size and shape on the flow stress: A dislocation dynamics study

Author(s): Maoyuan Jiang, Benoit Devincre, Ghiath Monnet
Published in: International Journal of Plasticity, Issue 113, 2019, Page(s) 111-124, ISSN 0749-6419
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijplas.2018.09.008

A model of defect cluster creation in fragmented cascades in metals based on morphological analysis

Author(s): A De Backer, C Domain, C S Becquart, L Luneville, D Simeone, A E Sand, K Nordlund
Published in: Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, Issue 30/40, 2018, Page(s) 405701, ISSN 0953-8984
DOI: 10.1088/1361-648x/aadb4e

The impact of alloying elements on the precipitation stability and kinetics in iron based alloys: An atomistic study

Author(s): G. Bonny, C. Domain, N. Castin, P. Olsson, L. Malerba
Published in: Computational Materials Science, Issue 161, 2019, Page(s) 309-320, ISSN 0927-0256
DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2019.02.007

Multiscale modeling of irradiation hardening: Application to important nuclear materials

Author(s): Ghiath Monnet
Published in: Journal of Nuclear Materials, Issue 508, 2018, Page(s) 609-627, ISSN 0022-3115
DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2018.06.020

Interaction between interstitial carbon atoms and a ½ 〈1 1 1〉 self-interstitial atoms loop in an iron matrix: a combined DFT, off lattice KMC and MD study

Author(s): R Candela, N Mousseau, R G A Veiga, C Domain, C S Becquart
Published in: Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, Issue 30/33, 2018, Page(s) 335901, ISSN 0953-8984
DOI: 10.1088/1361-648x/aad25d

Fracture Toughness Predictive Models Within the SOTERIA EU Project

Author(s): P. M. James, M. Berveiller
Published in: Volume 6A: Materials and Fabrication, 2018, Page(s) V06AT06A078
DOI: 10.1115/PVP2018-85074

Polycrystalline Simulations of an Irradiated Stainless Steel: A Comparison between Finite Element and Fast Fourier Transforms Based Simulations

Author(s): El Shawish Samir, Cizelj Leon, Vincent Pierre-Guy, Moulinec Hervé
Published in: International Conference Nuclear Energy for New Europe, 2017

Influence of Hydrogen on Structure of Oxide Film on austenitic alloys formed in Primary Water of Pressurized Water Reactors

Author(s): S. Merino, G. De Diego, C. Maffiotte
Published in: FONTEVRAUD 9 17 – 20 September 2018 Avignon, France, 2018

Des expériences modèles de croissance et de coalescence de cavités à la modélisation de la rupture ductile dans les matériaux irradiés

Author(s): J. Hure, P.O. Barrioz, B. Tanguy
Published in: Rencontre Scientifique MINOS (22 Sept. 2016, Cardache, France), 2016

Dislocation Dynamics Simulation of Irradiated BCC-Iron Used in RPV

Author(s): Malik Shukeir, Laurent Dupuy, Benoit Devincre
Published in: Colloque Plasticité (10-12 April 2017, Rennes, France), 2017

Dislocation spreading in post-irradiated ferritic grains: a statistical description based on 3D dislocation dynamics simulations

Author(s): Y. Li, C. Robertson
Published in: Colloque Plasticité (10-12 April 2017, Rennes, France), 2017

Homogenized Helium Effects on IASCC Susceptibility

Author(s): I. Villacampa, J. C. Chen, P. Spätig, H. P. Seifert and F. Duval
Published in: EUROCORR (11-15 Sep. 2016, Montpellier-France), 2016

Void growth and coalescence in irradiated materials

Author(s): J. Hure, P.O. Barrioz, B. Tanguy
Published in: 24th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics conference (21-26 August 2016), 2016

Phase transformation and crack propagation in an AISI 304 stainless steel during in situ biaxial loading in SEM and with X-ray diffraction

Author(s): C. Caër, R.Pesci
Published in: ICEM (3-7 July, 2016, Rhodes), 2016

Crystal deformation and rotation measurements in bainitic-ferritic steel

Author(s): Qiwei SHI, Félix LATOURTE, François HILD, Stéphane ROUX
Published in: Colloque Mécamat (January 2017, Aussois, France), 2017

Validation of Surveillance Concepts and Trend Curves by the Investigation of Decommissioned Reactor Pressure Vessels

Author(s): Hans-Werner Viehrig, Eberhard Altstadt, Mario Houska, Matti Valo
Published in: 2018, Page(s) 457-484
DOI: 10.1520/STP160320160127

Atomistic Modeling of Radiation Damage in Metallic Alloys

Author(s): Charlotte S. Becquart, Andrée De Backer, Christophe Domain
Published in: 2018, Page(s) 1-30
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-6855-3_21-1

Multiscale Modeling of Radiation Hardening

Author(s): Ghiath Monnet, Ludovic Vincent
Published in: Handbook of Mechanics of Materials, 2019, Page(s) 167-197
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-6884-3_8

Effect of Strain Rate and High Temperature Water on Deformation Structure of VVER Neutron Irradiated Core Internals Steel

Author(s): Anna Hojna, Jan Duchon, Patricie Halodova, Hygreeva Kiran Namburi
Published in: Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems – Water Reactors, Issue August 13-17, 2017, 2019, Page(s) 549-563
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-04639-2_35

Object Kinetic Monte Carlo (OKMC): A Coarse-Grained Approach to Radiation Damage

Author(s): Christophe Domain, Charlotte S. Becquart
Published in: Handbook of Materials Modeling - Methods: Theory and Modeling, 2019, Page(s) 1-26
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-42913-7_101-1

Atomistic Kinetic Monte Carlo and Solute Effects

Author(s): Charlotte S. Becquart, Normand Mousseau, Christophe Domain
Published in: Handbook of Materials Modeling - Applications: Current and Emerging Materials, 2019, Page(s) 1-20
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-50257-1_136-1

Helium effects on irradiation assisted stress corrosion cracking susceptibility of 316L austenitic stainless steel

Author(s): Ignasi VILLACAMPA ROSES
Published in: EPFL PhD thesis, 2018, Page(s) 1- 193

Multiscale modeling of atomic transport phenomena in ferritic steels

Author(s): L. Messina
Published in: TRITA-FYS 2015-80, 2015

Investigation of grain size and shape effects on crystal plasticity by dislocation dynamics simulations

Author(s): Maoyuan Jiang
Published in: PhD Dissertation, 2019

Helium effects on irradiation assisted stress corrosion cracking susceptibility of 316L austenitic stainless steel

Author(s): Ignasi VILLACAMPA ROSES
Published in: 2018