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Magneto-Optical Effects in the Paramagnetic and Ferromagnetic Phases of CrBr3  

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We report new measurements of thermoreflectance spectra of CrBr3 in the paramagnetic and ferromagnetic phases in the 2.5-4 eV region. The spectra obtained with use of unpolarized and circularly polarized light, with and without external magnetic field, allow one to identify the dominating modulation mechanisms: electron-phonon interaction modulation (shift and broadening effects) in the paramagnetic phase, and exchange interaction modulation (splitting effects) in the ferromagnetic phase.

A. Borghesi; G. Guizzetti; G. Samoggia; E. Reguzzoni

1981-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Geothermal br Resource br Area Geothermal br Resource br Area Geothermal  

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Tectonic br Setting Host br Rock br Age Host br Rock br Lithology Tectonic br Setting Host br Rock br Age Host br Rock br Lithology Mean br Capacity Mean br Reservoir br Temp Amedee Geothermal Area Amedee Geothermal Area Walker Lane Transition Zone Geothermal Region Extensional Tectonics Mesozoic granite granodiorite MW K Beowawe Hot Springs Geothermal Area Beowawe Hot Springs Geothermal Area Central Nevada Seismic Zone Geothermal Region Extensional Tectonics MW K Blue Mountain Geothermal Area Blue Mountain Geothermal Area Northwest Basin and Range Geothermal Region Extensional Tectonics triassic metasedimentary MW K Brady Hot Springs Geothermal Area Brady Hot Springs Geothermal Area Northwest Basin and Range Geothermal Region Extensional Tectonics MW Coso Geothermal Area Coso Geothermal Area Walker Lane Transition Zone

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Blanchard Cr JohnsonGulch  

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Cr MeadowCr Min eral Cr BeaverCr StonewallCr Blackfoot Rive r Blackfoot River Dun hamCr North Ketchikan Cr NFkFl a theadRiver N FkFla th ead River SageCr Akokal a Cr AkokalaCr W h ale Cr Bo w m a n Cr N

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Blanchard Cr West Fk Clearwater R  

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Con norC r SullivanCr Ball Cr Addition Cr Bunker Cr M iddle Fork Cr Bu nker Cr Big Salmon Cr H olbrook

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CR TELECOMMUNICATIONS STANDARDS TELECOMMUNICATIONS  

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CR TELECOMMUNICATIONS STANDARDS TELECOMMUNICATIONS STANDARDS Published JANUARY 2002 January 2002 Page 1 of 137 #12;CR TELECOMMUNICATIONS STANDARDS January 2002 Page 2 of 137 FOREWARD Approval to CR Telecommunications Standards. · The format of this document has been changed to resemble

California at Davis, University of

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CR Telecommunications Standards January 2006 Cr.ucdavis.edu  

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CR Telecommunications Standards January 2006 Cr.ucdavis.edu TELECOMMUNICATIONS STANDARDS Published JANUARY 2006 #12;CR Telecommunications Standards January 2006 Page 2 of 207 Foreword Approval&E) and their design consultants. Documents Superseded · This standard replaces the CR Telecommunications Standards

California at Davis, University of

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MA 125-4 CR PH 105-4 CR  

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490-3 CR Mechanical Engineering Design I I Proj Lab Proj Lab MA 125-4 CR Calculus I or Equivalent M MEMA 125-4 CR Calculus I or Equivalent PH 105-4 CR Gen Physics with Calculus MA 126-4 CR Calculus I I or Equivalent M Required Course Elective Course Prerequisite NS M W LAB Proj Lab Natural Science Mathematics

Carver, Jeffrey C.

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C6H5Br+ f C6H5 + + Br Occurs via Orbiting Transition State  

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. In the phase space theory (PST),21 the transition state is located at the barrier maximum on the effective the transition state switching.25-27 Halogen loss from halobenzene molecular ions (C6H5X+·, X ) Cl, Br, I) hasC6H5Br+· f C6H5 + + Br· Occurs via Orbiting Transition State Sang-Hyun Lim, Joong Chul Choe

Kim, Myung Soo

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NUREG/CR-6853  

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NUREG/CR-6853 Comparison of Average Transport and Dispersion Among a Gaussian, a Two-Dimensional, and a Three-Dimensional Model Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research Washington, DC 20555-0001 NUREG/CR-6853 Comparison of Average Transport and Dispersion Among a Gaussian, a Two-Dimensional, and a Three-Dimensional Model Manuscript Completed: October 2004 Date Published: October 2004 Prepared by C.R. Molenkamp (LLNL), N.E. Bixler, C.W. Morrow (SNL), J.V. Ramsdell, Jr., (PNNL), J.A. Mitchell (NRC) Atmospheric Science Division Sandia National Laboratories Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Albuquerque, NM 87185-0748 Livermore, CA 94550

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Phase transition and copper ion conductor in PbBr2-CuBr  

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The solid solution of PbBr2-CuBr has a high electric conductivity above 150 C. The frequency and temperature dependences of complex dielectric constants have been investigated in the concentration of x=0.01-0.3....

N. Inoue; T. Nishiura

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oxidation behavior of Cr-Cr{sub 2}Nb alloys  

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Oxidation of hypoeutectic Cr-Cr{sub 2}Nb alloys containing 6 and 12% Nb at 950 C resulted in formation of a multiproduct scale consisting of a continuous Cr{sub 2}O{sub 3} outer layer and an inner region of discrete CrNbO{sub 4} products interspersed with Cr{sub 2}O{sub 3}. Overall oxidation behavior resembled that of Cr as reactions with the Cr-rich phase tended to dominate. Oxidation resistance, in terms of reaction kinetics and scale adherence, increased with increasing volume fraction of the Cr-Cr{sub 2}Nb eutectic phase. A model for the oxidation of these alloys based on the growth of Cr{sub 2}O{sub 3} on the Cr-rich matrix regions and the formation of a slower growing CrNbO{sub 4} on the Cr{sub 2}Nb-enriched phase can qualitatively explain the development of the multiproduct scale and the observed gravimetric and spallation results. Possible microstructural/compositional modifications to improve oxidation resistance are suggested.

Tortorelli, P.F.; Pint, B.A.

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Nanoscale Phase Separation In Epitaxial Cr-Mo and Cr-V Alloy...  

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Separation In Epitaxial Cr-Mo and Cr-V Alloy Thin Films Studied Using Atom Probe Tomography: Comparison Of Nanoscale Phase Separation In Epitaxial Cr-Mo and Cr-V Alloy Thin Films...

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Charge Spectrometry for Kr79-Br79  

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The distribution in charge of the Br79 atoms formed in the complex electron capture and ?+ decay of radioactive Kr79 has been found to consist of two components; one to be mostly associated with the ?+ transitions, and the other with the electron capture transitions. Because of a difference in instrumental efficiency, the relative intensity of the two components is undetermined in the present work, but if the value of 9.3 is assumed for the total electron-capture/?+ ratio, then the spectrum for the successive charges -1, 0, +1...+13 is as follows (figures in percent): 7.7, 3.7 (estimated), 4.0, 4.7, 12.7, 16.0, 14.3, 13.6, 11.3, 7.7, 3.3, 0.68, 0.13, 0.054, and 0.014, respectively.

Arthur H. Snell; F. Pleasonton; John L. Need

1959-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Slow Nonradiative Decay for Rare Earths in KPb2Br5 and RbPb2Br5  

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We report on spectroscopic investigations of Nd3+- and Tb3+- doped low phonon energy, moisture-resistant host crystals, KPb2Br5 and...

Rademaker, K; Petermann, K; Huber, G; Krupke, W F; Page, R H; Payne, S A; Yelisseyev, A P; Isaenko, L I; Roy, U N; Burger, A; Mandal, K C; Nitsch, K

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Tracking Hexavalent Cr in Groundwater  

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...Soils, U.S. EPA Ground Water Issue Paper, EPA...Reactive Barriers: Remediation of Chlorinated and...Cr-52 drinking water geochemistry ground water hexavalent chromium...pump-and-treat remediation stable isotopes toxic...

David Blowes

2002-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Magnetic and collective rotation in 79Br  

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Excited states of the nucleus 79Br were investigated via the reaction 76Ge(7Li,4n) at a beam energy of 35 MeV. Coincidence data of emitted ? rays were measured with an arrangement of six EUROBALL CLUSTER detectors. The E2 bands built on the 9/2+ and 3/2- states were extended up to J=37/2 at E?8.8?MeV. The M1 band starting with a 15/2- state at 2.6 MeV was observed up to J=(29/2) at E=6.4?MeV. Crossover E2 transitions within this band were observed for the first time. Mean lifetimes of 17 levels were deduced using the Doppler-shift-attenuation method. The M1 band can be described within the tilted-axis-cranking model on the basis of the tilted three-quasiparticle configuration ?(g9/2)??(g9/2)??(fp) which has a triaxial shape. This band appears as a mixed case including contributions of both magnetic and collective rotation.

R. Schwengner; F. Dnau; T. Servene; H. Schnare; J. Reif; G. Winter; L. Kubler; H. Prade; S. Skoda; J. Eberth; H. G. Thomas; F. Becker; B. Fiedler; S. Freund; S. Kasemann; T. Steinhardt; O. Thelen; T. Hrtlein; C. Ender; F. Kck; P. Reiter; D. Schwalm

2002-04-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Improvement of SOFC Electrodes through Catalyst Infiltration & Control of Cr Volatilization from FeCr Components  

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This presentation discusses the improvement of SOFC electrodes through catalyst infiltration and control of Cr volatilization from FeCr components.

Visco, S.J.; Jacobson, C.; Kurokawa, H.; Sholklapper, T.; Lu, C.; De Jonghe, L.

2005-01-28T23:59:59.000Z

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NOME CARGO / INSTITUIO E-MAIL Adriano Venturieri Pesquis./EMBRAPA adriano@cpatu.embrapa.br  

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@dpi.inpe.br Mauro Oliveira Pires Coord ALAP /SBF -MMA mauro.pires@mma.gov.br Muriel Saragoussi Secretária de

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Compton profile study of polycrystalline ZnBr{sub 2}  

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The first ever Compton profile study of polycrystalline ZnBr{sub 2} is presented in this paper. The measurement of polycrystalline sample of ZnBr{sub 2} is performed using 59.54 keV gamma-rays emanating from an {sup 241}Am radioisotope. Theoretical calculations are performed following the Ionic model calculations for a number of configurations Zn{sup +x}Br{sub 2}{sup -x/2}(0.0{<=}x{<=}2.0 in step of 0.5) utilizing free atom profiles. The ionic model suggest transfer of 2.0 electrons from 4 s state of Zn to 4 p state of two Br atoms. The autocorrelation function B(z) is also derived from experiment and the most favoured ionic valence Compton profiles.

Dhaka, M. S. [Department of Physics, Engineering College Bikaner, Bikaner, 334004, Rajasthan (India); Sharma, G. [Department of Physics, Bansthali University, Bansthali, 304022, Rajasthan (India); Mishra, M. C.; Kothari, R. K.; Sharma, B. K. [Department of Physics, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, 302004, Rajasthan (India)

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ca2+-Doped CeBr3 Scintillating Materials  

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Despite the outstanding scintillation performance characteristics of cerium tribromide (CeBr3) and cerium-activated lanthanum tribromide, their commercial availability and application are limited due to the difficulties of growing large, crack-free single crystals from these fragile materials. This investigation employed aliovalent doping to increase crystal strength while maintaining the optical properties of the crystal. One divalent dopant (Ca2+) was used as a dopant to strengthen CeBr3 without negatively impacting scintillation performance. Ingots containing nominal concentrations of 1.9% of the Ca2+ dopant were grown. Preliminary scintillation measurements are presented for this aliovalently doped scintillator. Ca2+-doped CeBr3 exhibited little or no change in the peak fluorescence emission for 371 nm optical excitation for CeBr3. The structural, electronic, and optical properties of CeBr3 crystals were studied using the density functional theory within the generalized gradient approximation. The calculated lattice parameters are in good agreement with the experimental data. The energy band structures and density of states were obtained. The optical properties of CeBr3, including the dielectric function, were calculated.

Guss, Paul [NSTec; Foster, Michael E. [SNL; Wong, Bryan M. [SNL; Doty, F. Patrick [SNL; Shah, Kanai [RMD; Squillante, Michael R. [RMD; Shirwadkar, Urmila [RMD; Hawrami, Rastgo [RMD; Tower, Josh [RMD; Yuan, Ding [NSTec

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CR  

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MASSIE SANTOS BALLON MASSIE SANTOS BALLON The 5th Annual DOE Joint Genome Institute "Genomics of Energy & Environment" User Meeting started off on a provo- cative note: the first speaker, Dennis Hedgecock of the University of Southern California, compared eating an oyster to "kissing the sea on the lips." Given the meeting's focus on genomics for energy and the environment, Hedgecock was quick to note that Pacific oys- ters can annually sequester the amount of carbon equiva- lent to that produced by the African nation of Cameroon during the same period. He said researchers are interested in finding ways to boost the oyster's ability to capture carbon just as biofuels researchers are interested in using the idea of hybrid vigor to boost biomass production in energy crops.

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CR  

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MASSIE MASSIE SANTOS BALLON The Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future Meeting first convened in Santa Fe, New Mexico five years ago. Back then, the conference title was much shorter, and the crowd in attendance much smaller. The 2006 Meeting primarily focused on genome finishing technologies and how new sequencing technologies would impact them. Over the years, the Meeting's focus has moved from simply genome finishing to how next genera- tion sequencing technologies have affected genomics over- all in assembly, finishing, annotation and analysis. Claire Fraser-Liggett sum- marized the current state of genomic research succinctly in her opening keynote of the 5th annual meeting held June 2-4, 2010: "We're not in Kansas anymore, and yet we are." Addressing a record crowd of 250 attendees, Fraser- Liggett discussed current sequencing technologies and applications

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I. NANOSCIENCE COURSE REQUIREMENTS CR A. Communication Skills (8 cr.) CR APSC-101 Applied Science Profession I 1 ENGL-101 Freshman English Composition Required OR 3  

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I. NANOSCIENCE COURSE REQUIREMENTS CR A. Communication Skills (8 cr.) CR APSC-101 Applied Science OF SCIENCE Concentration in Nanoscience University of Wisconsin-Stout 2010-2011 #12;I. MATERIALS SCIENCE

Wu, Mingshen

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USHE TRANSFER ARTICULATION GUIDE BYU-IDAHO U of U  

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PRICE ANAL 3 N AGBUS 435 AGRICULTURE COMMODITY MKTG 3 N AGBUS 440 AGRIBUSINESS FINANCE 3 N AGBUS 450 GPS APPLICATIONS IN AGRICULTURE 1 N AGTEC 220 PREVENT MAINT & MACH MGMT 3 N AGTEC 230 AG ELECTRIC 2 N E ART 301 ART OF THE ANC N EAST & EGYPT 3 E ART 302 GREEK/ROMAN AR 3 E ART 303 MEDIEVAL ART 3 E ART

van den Berg, Jur

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Order?Disorder Transformation in RuBr3 and MoBr3:? A Two-Dimensional Ising Model  

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Order?Disorder Transformation in RuBr3 and MoBr3:? A Two-Dimensional Ising Model ... We suggest that an equal spanning of the metals in the columns, as proposed by previous authors for the hexagonal phase, is never realized in any compound with the TiI3 structure type and present a possible mechanism of the order?disorder phase transition in this class of compounds and discuss it within the frame of a two-dimensional Ising model. ... 5. Ising Model ...

Stefano Merlino; Luca Labella; Fabio Marchetti; Simone Toscani

2004-09-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermodynamics of Cr2O3, FeCr2O4, ZnCr2O4 and CoCr2O4  

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High temperature heat capacity measurements were obtained for Cr{sub 2}O{sub 3}, FeCr{sub 2}O{sub 4}, ZnCr{sub 2}O{sub 4} and CoCr{sub 2}O{sub 4} using a differential scanning calorimeter. These data were combined with previously-available, overlapping heat capacity data at temperatures up to 400 K and fitted to 5-parameter Maier-Kelley C{sub p}(T) equations. Expressions for molar entropy were then derived by suitable integration of the Maier-Kelley equations in combination with recent S{sup o}(298) evaluations. Finally, a database of high temperature equilibrium measurements on the formation of these oxides was constructed and critically evaluated. Gibbs energies of Cr{sub 2}O{sub 3}, FeCr{sub 2}O{sub 4} and CoCr{sub 2}O{sub 4} were referenced by averaging the most reliable results at reference temperatures of 1100, 1400 and 1373 K, respectively, while Gibbs energies for ZnCr{sub 2}O{sub 4} were referenced to the results of Jacob [Thermochim. Acta 15 (1976) 79-87] at 1100 K. Thermodynamic extrapolations from the high temperature reference points to 298.15 K by application of the heat capacity correlations gave {Delta}{sub f}G{sup o}(298) = -1049.96, -1339.40, -1428.35 and -1326.75 kJ mol{sup -1} for Cr{sub 2}O{sub 3}, FeCr{sub 2}O{sub 4}, ZnCr{sub 2}O{sub 4} and CoCr{sub 2}O{sub 4}, respectively.

Ziemniak SE, Anovitz LM, Castelli RA, Porter WD

2007-01-09T23:59:59.000Z

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SEM CR GRADE Intro to Chem Eng 1  

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SEM CR GRADE 4 PHYS 408 Physics 2 First Year Sophomore Year Junior Year Senior Year Fall__ Spring__ Fall__ Spring__ Fall__ Spring__ Fall__ Spring__ SEM CR GRADE 3 CHEM 683 Physical Chemistry 1 SEM CR Discovery 1 Fine Arts SEM CR GRADE 4 Discovery 2 Humanities SEM CR GRADE 4 MATH 644 Statistics for Engineers

Pringle, James "Jamie"

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Nanotribology: an UHV-SFM study on thin films of AgBr(001)  

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We performed scanning force microscopy (SFM) in ultrahigh vacuum (UHV) on AgBr thin films which were in... x tip and AgBr and NaCl, respectively. The two-dimensional histogram r...

R. Lthi; E. Meyer; H. Haefke; L. Howald; H. -J. Gntherodt

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of CsBr and KBr coated Cu photocathodes: Effects of...  

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Comparison of CsBr and KBr coated Cu photocathodes: Effects of laser irradiation and work function changes. Abstract: Thin films (7 nm layers) of CsBr and KBr were deposited...

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Volume 10(1) ib.usp.br/revista Expediente  

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Coordenadores Agustín Camacho Daniela Soltys Pedro Ribeiro Rodrigo Pavão Editores científicos Sônia Godoy Bueno insect distribution in Neotropical systems Walter Santos de Araújo #12;Revisão ib.usp.br/revista Revista in Neotropical systems Walter Santos de Araújo Pós-Graduação em Ecologia e Evolução, Instituto de Ciências

Morandini, Andre C.

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Watermelon-like iron nanoparticles: Cr doping effect on magnetism...  

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Watermelon-like iron nanoparticles: Cr doping effect on magnetism and magnetization interaction reversal. Watermelon-like iron nanoparticles: Cr doping effect on magnetism and...

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Solvation Sphere of I- and Br- in Water  

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The solvation sphere of halides in water has been investigated using a combination of extended x-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS) and x-ray absorption near-edge structure (XANES) analysis techniques. The results have indicated that I- and Br- both have an asymmetric, 8 water molecule primary solvation spheres. These spheres are identical, with the Br{sup -} sphere about .3 {angstrom} smaller than the I{sup -} sphere. This study utilized near-edge analysis to supplement EXAFS analysis which suffers from signal dampening/broadening due to thermal noise. This paper has reported on the solvation first sphere of I{sup -} and Br{sup -} in water. Using EXAFS and XANES analysis, strong models which describe the geometric configuration of water molecules coordinated to a central anion have been developed. The combination of these techniques has provided us with a more substantiated argument than relying solely on one or the other. An important finding of this study is that the size of the anion plays a smaller role than previously assumed in determining the number of coordinating water molecules Further experimental and theoretical investigation is required to understand why the size of the anion plays a minor role in determining the number of water molecules bound.

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2011-06-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Midea: ENERGY STAR Referral (MWF-08CR)  

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DOE referred the matter of Westpointe-brand room air conditioner model MWF-08CR to the EPA for appropriate action after DOE testing showed that the model does not meet the ENERGY STAR specification.

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UCRL-CR-117755 B239746  

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CR-117755 B239746 Direct Calibration of the Yield of Nuclear Explosion Keith Nakanishi Alexi Nikolayev June 1994 DISCLAIMER This document was prepared as an account of w o r k...

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Natural Organobromine in Marine Sediments: New Evidence of Biogeochemical Br Cycling  

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Organobromine (Br{sub org}) compounds, commonly recognized as persistent, toxic anthropogenic pollutants, are also produced naturally in terrestrial and marine systems. Several enzymatic and abiotic bromination mechanisms have been identified, as well as an array of natural Br{sub org} molecules associated with various marine organisms. The fate of the carbon-bromine functionality in the marine environment, however, remains largely unexplored. Oceanographic studies have noted an association between bromine (Br) and organic carbon (C{sub org}) in marine sediments. Even so, there has been no direct chemical evidence that Br in the sediments exists in a stable form apart from inorganic bromide (Br{sub inorg}), which is widely presumed conservative in marine systems. To investigate the scope of natural Br{sub org} production and its fate in the environment, we probed Br distribution and speciation in estuarine and marine sediments using in situ X-ray spectroscopy and spectromicroscopy. We show that Br{sub org} is ubiquitous throughout diverse sedimentary environments, occurring in correlation with C{sub org} and metals such as Fe, Ca, and Zn. Analysis of sinking particulate carbon from the seawater column links the Br{sub org} observed in sediments to biologically produced Br{sub org} compounds that persist through humification of natural organic matter (NOM). Br speciation varies with sediment depth, revealing biogeochemical cycling of Br between organic and inorganic forms as part of the burial and degradation of NOM. These findings illuminate the chemistry behind the association of Br with Corg in marine sediments and cast doubt on the paradigmatic classification of Br as a conservative element in seawater systems.

A Leri; J Hakala; M Marcus; A Lanzirotti; C Reddy; S Myneni

2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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CR-B-02-02.PUB  

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CR-B-02-02 CR-B-02-02 AUDIT REPORT U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF AUDIT SERVICES PROCUREMENT ADMINISTRATION AT BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY AUGUST 2002 U. S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Washington, DC 20585 August 22, 2002 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ACTING MANGER, CHICAGO OPERATIONS OFFICE FROM: Rickey R. Hass, Director (Signed) Science, Energy, Technology, and Financial Audits Office of Audit Services Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Procurement Administration at

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Electronic structure and fundamental absorption edges of KPb2Br5, K0.5Rb0.5Pb2Br5, and RbPb2Br5 single crystals  

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X-ray photoelectron core-level and valence-band spectra for pristine and Ar+-ion irradiated (001) surfaces of KPb2Br5, K0.5Rb0.5Pb2Br5, and RbPb2Br5 single crystals grown by the Bridgman method have been measured and fundamental absorption edges of the ternary bromides have been recorded in the polarized light at 300K and 80K. The present X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) results reveal high chemical stability of (001) surfaces of KxRb1?xPb2Br5 (x=0, 0.5, and 1.0) single crystals. Substitution of potassium for rubidium in KxRb1?xPb2Br5 does not cause any changes of binding energy values and shapes of the XPS constituent element core-level spectra. Measurements of the fundamental absorption edges indicate that band gap energy, Eg, increases by about 0.14 and 0.19eV when temperature decreases from 300K to 80K in \\{KPb2Br5\\} and RbPb2Br5, respectively. Furthermore, there is no dependence of the Eg value for \\{KPb2Br5\\} upon the light polarization, whilst the band gap energy value for RbPb2Br5 is bigger by 0.030.05eV in the case of E?c compared to those in the cases of E?a and E?b.

A.Yu. Tarasova; L.I. Isaenko; V.G. Kesler; V.M. Pashkov; A.P. Yelisseyev; N.M. Denysyuk; O.Yu. Khyzhun

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Triplet pair correlations and nonmonotonic supercurrent decay with Cr thickness in Nb/Cr/Fe/Nb Josephson devices  

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roughness and interdiffusion, an antiferromagnetic spin density wave (SDW) state can still form in Cr close to the interface. Here, we show evidence for triplet pair correlations in Josephson junctions with Cr/Fe and Cr/Fe/Cr barriers. Although the exact...

Robinson, J. W. A.; Banerjee, N.; Blamire, M. G.

2014-03-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Babcock and Wilcox BR-100 100-ton rail/barge spent fuel shipping cask  

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This Preliminary Design Report (PDR) provides a detailed description of the design, analyses, and testing programs for the BR-100 cask. The BR-100 is a Type B(U) cask designed for transport by rail or barge. This report presents the preliminary analyses and tests which have been performed for the BR-100 and outlines the confirmatory analyses and tests which will be performed.

none,

1990-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CR-B-02-01.PDF  

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CR-B-02-01 CR-B-02-01 AUDIT REPORT FIXED-PRICE CONTRACTING FOR DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CLEANUP ACTIVITIES OCTOBER 2001 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF AUDIT SERVICES October 15, 2001 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY, OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT FROM: Phillip L. Holbrook (Signed) Deputy Inspector General for Audit Services Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Fixed-Price Contracting for Department of Energy Cleanup Activities" BACKGROUND As part of its Contract Reform effort, the Department of Energy (Department) acted to increase its use of

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Optical pump-probe processes in Nd3+-doped KPb2Br5, RbPb2Br5, and KPb2Cl5  

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Recently, laser activity has been achieved in the low-phonon-energy, moisture-resistant bromide host crystals: neodymium-doped potassium lead bromide (Nd3+:KPb2Br5) and rubidium lead...

Rademaker, Katja; Payne, Stephen A; Huber, Gnter; Isaenko, Ludmila I; Osiac, Eugen

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Morphology, deformation, and defect structures of TiCr{sub 2} in Ti-Cr alloys  

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The morphologies and defect structures of TiCr{sub 2} in several Ti-Cr alloys have been examined by optical metallography, x-ray diffraction, and transmission electron microscopy (TEM), in order to explore the room-temperature deformability of the Laves phase TiCr{sub 2}. The morphology of the Laves phase was found to be dependent upon alloy composition and annealing temperature. Samples deformed by compression have also been studied using TEM. Comparisons of microstructures before and after deformation suggest an increase in twin, stacking fault, and dislocation density within the Laves phase, indicating some but not extensive room-temperature deformability.

Chen, K.C.; Allen, S.M.; Livingston, J.D.

1992-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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NUREG/CR-6870 Consideration of Geochemical  

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in Groundwater Restoration at Uranium In-Situ Leach Mining Facilities Manuscript Completed: December 2006 Date associated with uranium mining sites throughout the United States are also included in this report. A tableNUREG/CR-6870 Consideration of Geochemical Issues in Groundwater Restoration at Uranium In

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Femtosecond Cr:LiSAF and Cr:LiCAF lasers pumped by tapered diode lasers  

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We report compact, low-cost and efficient Cr:Colquiriite lasers that are pumped by high brightness tapered laser diodes. The tapered laser diodes provided 1 to 1.2 W of output power...

Demirbas, Umit; Schmalz, Michael; Sumpf, Bernd; Erbert, Gtz; Petrich, Gale S; Kolodziejski, Leslie A; Fujimoto, James G; Krtner, Franz X; Leitenstorfer, Alfred

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Synthesis and Screening of Thin Films in the CeCl3-CeBr3 System...  

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Screening of Thin Films in the CeCl3-CeBr3 System for Scintillator Applications. Synthesis and Screening of Thin Films in the CeCl3-CeBr3 System for Scintillator Applications....

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Studies on Ca2+-Doped CeBr3 Scintillating Materials  

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Despite the outstanding scintillation performance characteristics of cerium tribromide (CeBr3) and cerium-activated lanthanum tribromide (LaBr3:Ce), their commercial availability and application is limited due to the difficulties of growing large, crack-free single crystals from these fragile materials. The objective of this investigation was to employ aliovalent doping to increase crystal strength while maintaining the optical properties of the crystal. One divalent dopant (Ca2+) was investigated as a dopant to strengthen CeBr3 without negatively impacting scintillation performance. Ingots containing nominal concentrations of 1.9% of the Ca2+ dopant were grown. Preliminary scintillation measurements are presented for this aliovalently doped scintillator. Ca2+-doped CeBr3 exhibited little or no change in the peak fluorescence emission for 371 nm optical excitation for CeBr3. The structural, electronic, and optical properties of CeBr3 crystals were investigated using the density functional theory within generalized gradient approximation. The calculated lattice parameters are in good agreement with the experimental data. The energy band structures and density of states were obtained. The optical properties of CeBr3, including the dielectric function, were calculated.

Guss, P. [NSTec; Foster, M. E. [SNL; Wong, B. M. [SNL; Doty, F. P. [SNL; Shah, K. [RMD; Squillante, M. [RMD; Glodo, J. [RMD; Yuan, D. [NSTec

2013-07-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Studies on Ca2+-Doped CeBr3 Scintillating Materials  

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Despite the outstanding scintillation performance characteristics of cerium tribromide (CeBr3) and cerium-activated lanthanum tribromide (LaBr3:Ce), their commercial availability and application is limited due to the difficulties of growing large, crack-free single crystals from these fragile materials. The objective of this investigation was to employ aliovalent doping to increase crystal strength while maintaining the optical properties of the crystal. One divalent dopant (Ca2+) was investigated as a dopant to strengthen CeBr3 without negatively impacting scintillation performance. Ingots containing nominal concentrations of 1.9% of the Ca2+ dopant were grown. Preliminary scintillation measurements are presented for this aliovalently doped scintillator. Ca2+-doped CeBr3 exhibited little or no change in the peak fluorescence emission for 371 nm optical excitation for CeBr3. The structural, electronic, and optical properties of CeBr3 crystals were investigated using the density functional theory within generalized gradient approximation. The calculated lattice parameters are in good agreement with the experimental data. The energy band structures and density of states were obtained. The optical properties of CeBr3, including the dielectric function, were calculated.

Guss, P. [NSTec; Foster, M. E. [SNL; Wong, B. M. [SNL; Doty, F. P. [SNL; Shah, K. [RMD; Squillante, M. R. [RMD; Shirwadkar, U. [RMD; Hawrami, R. [RMD; Tower, J. [RMD; Yuan, D. [NSTec

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CeBr3 as a High-Resolution Gamma-Ray Detector  

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Lanthanum halide (LaBr3:Ce) scintillators have been well-documented as high-resolution gamma-ray detectors that are operated at room temperature. These scintillators have better resolution (<3% at 662 keV) relative to sodium iodide (NaI(Tl)) scintillators (7% at 662 keV), but the naturally occurring radioactive isotope 138La causes self-activity in the crystal that occludes portions of the gamma-ray spectrum. This selfactivity limits the use of LaBr3:Ce in high-sensitivity applications. Cerium, the dopant in the LaBr3:Ce matrix possesses useful scintillation properties, and its selfactivity is on the order of 3750 times less than La; however, Ce has not been fully characterized as the chief component in a scintillation detector. This work investigated Ce as the key scintillation matrix component in a scintillation detector with the hypothesis that CeBr3 promises energy resolution comparable or superior to LaBr3:Ce. The researchers involved with this work believe that CeBr3 may be the answer to obtaining high-temperature, high-resolution spectra with greater sensitivity than LaBr3:Ce.

Michael Reed, Paul Guss, Christopher Contreras

2008-11-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Cr-doped scandium borate laser  

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A broadly wavelength-tunable laser is provided which comprises as the laser medium a single crystal of MBO.sub.3 :Cr.sup.3+, where M is selected from the group of Sc, In and Lu. The laser may be operated over a broad temperature range from cryogenic temperatures to elevated temperatures. Emission is in a spectral range from red to infrared, and the laser is useful in the fields of defense, communications, isotope separation, photochemistry, etc.

Chai, Bruce H. (Bridgewater, NJ); Lai, Shui T. (Florham Park, NJ); Long, Margaret N. (Landing, NJ)

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Carbon migration in 5Cr-0.5Mo/21Cr-12Ni dissimilar metal welds  

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The carbon migration between a ferritic steel and an austenitic steel was studied in submerged arc-welded 5Cr-0.5Mo/21Cr-12Ni dissimilar metal welds (DMWs) after aging at 500 C for various times and after long-term service in technical practice. The distribution of carbon, chromium, nickel, and iron in the areas around the weld interface was determined by electron probe microanalysis, and the microstructural aspect in the carbon-depleted/enriched zone was characterized by optical microscopy and transmission electron microscopy (TEM). Furthermore, the precipitation sequences and composition characteristics of the carbides were identified by diffraction pattern microanalysis and energy-dispersive X-ray (EDX) microanalysis. It was found (1) that there exists a coherent relationship between intracrystalline M{sub 23}C{sub 6} and the austenitic matrix; (2) that the composition of M{sub 23}C{sub 6} in the carbon-enriched zone is independent of the duration of aging and service; (3) that the maximum carbon concentration is determined by the carbide type, the composition characteristic of precipitated carbides, and the concentration of carbide-forming Cr adjacent to the weld interface in the carbon-enriched zone; and (4) that the carbon migration in the 5Cr-0.5Mo/21Cr-12Ni DMWs can be described by a diffusion model.

Huang, M.L.; Wang, L. [Dalian Univ. of Technology (China). Dept. of Materials Engineering

1998-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Measurement of the Ratio of Branching Fractions Br(Bs -> Ds- pi+)/Br(B -> D- pi+) at CDF-II  

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The measurement of B{sub s}{sup 0} mixing is one of the flagship analyses for the Run II B physics program. The sensitivity of the measurement to the frequency of B{sub s}{sup 0} oscillations strongly depends on the number of reconstructed B{sub s}{sup 0} mesons. They present the measurement of the ratio of branching fractions Br(B{sub s}{sup 0} {yields} D{sub s}{sup -}{pi}{sup +})/Br(B{sup 0} {yields} D{sup -}{pi}{sup +}), which directly influences the number of B{sub s}{sup 0} events available for the measurement of B{sub s}{sup 0} mixing at CDF-II. They analyze 115 pb{sup -1} of data collected with the CDF-II detector in p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV using a novel displaced track trigger. They reconstruct 78 {+-} 11 B{sub s}{sup 0} {yields} D{sub s}{sup -}{pi}{sup +} decays at 1153 {+-} 45 B{sup 0} {yields} D{sup -}{pi}{sup +} decays with good signal to background ratio. This is the world's largest sample of fully reconstructed B{sub s}{sup 0} {yields} D{sub s}{sup -}{pi}{sup +} decays. They find the ratio of production fractions multiplied by the ratio of branching fractions to be: f{sub s}/f{sub d} {center_dot} Br(B{sub s}{sup 0} {yields} D{sub s}{sup -}{pi}{sup +})/Br(B{sup 0} {yields} D{sup -}{pi}{sup +}) = 0.325 {+-} 0.046(stat) {+-} 0.034(syst) {+-} 0.084 (BR). Using the world average value of f{sub s}/f{sub d} = 0.26 {+-} 0.03, we infer that the ratio of branching fractions is: Br(B{sub s}{sup 0} {yields} D{sub s}{sup -}{pi}{sup +})/Br(B{sup 0} {yields} D{sup -}{pi}{sup +}) = 1.25 {+-} 0.18(stat) {+-} 0.13(syst) {+-} 0.32(BR) {+-} 0.14(PR) where the last uncertainty is due to the uncertainty on the world average measurement of the ratio of B{sub s}{sup 0} to B{sup 0} production rates, f{sub s}/f{sub d}.

Furic, Ivan Kresimir; /MIT

2004-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BrUCE BUrGETT School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences  

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8 BrUCE BUrGETT School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Burgett earned his bachelor and Scott previously held the title of director of their respective programs. #12;

Queitsch, Christine

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Thermodynamic modelling of a double-effect LiBr-H2O absorption refrigeration cycle  

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The goal of this paper is to estimate the conductance of components required to achieve the approach temperatures, and gain insights into a double-effect absorption chiller using LiBr-H2O solution as the working ...

A. Iranmanesh; M. A. Mehrabian

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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REACTION AND DEACTIVATION OF HC1 (v = 1, 2) BY Cl, Br, AND H ATOMS  

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1, 2) by Cl, Br, and H ATOMS R. G. Macdonald and C. Bradleyrelaxation of HCl by reactive atoms, av = - 1, at 294 K.aof HCl(v = 2) by Cl atoms from decay rate measurements~ Tab

Macdonald, R.G.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LAKESHORE AVON BR ANT-EDEN ALD EN-LANC ASTER AU BURN W SH ELDON  

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The following 24 credits are required. Course Cr Semester Course Cr Semester  

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Fundamentals of Pest Management 3 Soil and Water Science Minor 15 credits required Course Cr Required SWS Agriculture & Environmental Quality 3 SWS2007 World of Water 3 SWS2008 Humans, Soils, & Environmental Impact 3 SWS3023L Soil Judging 2 SWS4116 Environmental Nutrient Management 3 SWS4223 Environmental

Watson, Craig A.

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Microsoft Word - CR-AH Policy.doc  

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laboratory and User safety along with User efficiency. After- Hours work inside the cleanroom (CR-AH) is an access privilege that requires deliberate selection of requested Users...

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Using CrAIN Multilayer Coatings to Improve Oxidation Resistance...  

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Coatings to Improve Oxidation Resistance of Steel Interconnects for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Stacks. Using CrAIN Multilayer Coatings to Improve Oxidation Resistance of Steel...

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CR mammography: Design and implementation of a quality control program  

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Despite the recent acquisition of significant quantities of computed radiography CR equipment for mammography, Mexican regulations do not specify the performance requirements for digital systems such as those of CR type. The design of a quality control program QCP specific for CR mammography systems was thus considered relevant. International protocols were taken as reference to define tests, procedures and acceptance criteria. The designed QCP was applied in three CR mammography facilities. Important deficiencies in spatial resolution, noise, image receptor homogeneity, artifacts and breast thickness compensation were detected.

Moreno-Ramirez, A.; Brandan, M. E.; Villasenor-Navarro, Y.; Galvan, H. A.; Ruiz-Trejo, C. [Instituto de Fisica, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, DF 04510 (Mexico); Departamento de Radiodiagnostico, Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, DF 14080 (Mexico); Instituto de Fisica, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, DF 04510 (Mexico)

2012-10-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Large half-metallic gap in ferromagnetic semi-Heusler alloys CoCrP and CoCrAs  

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We investigate the electronic structure and magnetism of semi-Heusler alloys CoCrP and CoCrAs using the full-potential linearized augmented plane wave method. The calculations reveal that CoCrP and CoCrAs are half-metallic (HM) ferromagnets with the same magnetic moment of 2.00 {mu}{sub B} per formula unit. Both alloys have large half-metallic gaps (up to 0.50 eV) and wide band gaps (above 1 eV). The half-metallicity of CoCrP and CoCrAs can be retained even when their lattice constants are changed by -4.8% to 6.6% and -7.7% to 4.5%, respectively. The two alloys show great promise in the applications of spin valve and magnetic tunnel junction.

Yao Zhongyu [School of Physics and Electronic Engineering, Hainan Normal University, Haikou 571158 (China); Zhang, Y. S. [School of Physics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074 (China); Yao, K. L. [School of Physics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074 (China); International Center of Materials Physics, Chinese Academy of Science, Shenyang 110015 (China)

2012-08-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Risk-assessment-methodology development for waste isolation in geologic media. Technical review of documents NUREG/CR-0394, NUREG/CR-0424, NUREG/CR-0458  

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A review of five documents that were prepared for the USNRC by Sandia Laboratories is presented in this report. The documents covered in the present review include: NUREG/CR-1262, NUREG/CR-1376, NUREG/CR-1377, NUREG/CR-1397 and NUREG/CR-1608. This constitutes the second phase of the review; the first phase was reported in Volume 1 of NUREG/CR-1672, November 1980. Two of the documents concern simplified computational methods illustrative of the calculations necessary to produce a response surface. Three of the reports pertain to statistical methods, including the application of Latin hypercube Sampling (LHS). The following observations have been made relative to the above reports: (1) the reports are, in general, difficult to read, due, in part, to unnecessarily complicated notation and lack of adequate explanation and examples, (2) the relationship of the work to similar work in the US and abroad is not discussed, and (3) limitations of the LHS method are not discussed in sufficient depth. The Sandia's response to this review is published as NUREG/CR-2428. Volume 1 is scheduled for completion in June 1982.

Stevens, C.A.; Fullwood, R.R.; Basin, S.L.

1980-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Br-Cl-Na systematics in Illinois basin fluids: Constraints on fluid origin and evolution  

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The authors present here bromide, chloride, and sodium data for fluids from reservoirs of Ordovician through Pennsylvania age in the Illinois basic which suggest that remnant marine fluids contribute significantly to fluid Cl budgets. Cl/Br and NaBr ratios for Ordovician through Devonian formation fluids are relatively uniform and near those for seawater, despite greater than a factor of ten range in Cl concentration. In contrast, fluids from Mississippian and Pennsylvanian reservoirs, separated from older reservoirs by the New Albany Shale Group, have more variable fluid Cl/Br and Na/Br ratios, most of which are significantly greater then those of seawater. The 1:1 stoichiometry of Cl and Na increases for Mississippian and Pennsylvanian formation fluids is consistent with halite dissolution. Nevertheless, Br systematics and mass-balance considerations indicate that he overall Cl budget of Illinois basin formation fluids appears to be more significantly influenced by the contribution from subaerially evaporated seawater than by halite dissolution.

Walter, L.M.; Huston, T.J. (Washington Univ., St. Louis, Missouri (USA)); Stueber, A.M. (Southern Illinois Univ., Edwardsville (USA))

1990-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spectroscopic properties of Cr-doped melilite crystals  

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?Four kinds of Cr-droped melilite crystals, Ca2MgSi2O7 (akermanite), CaAl2SiO7 (gehlenite), CaGa2SiO7 (Ga-gehlenite) and CaGa2GeO7 (GaGe-gehlenite), with different sizes of the sites for Cr ions to substitute, we...

Akiko Sugimoto; Yukio Nobe; Takafumi Yamazaki

1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NUREG/CR-6911 Tests of Uranium (VI) Adsorption  

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NUREG/CR-6911 Tests of Uranium (VI) Adsorption Models in a Field Setting U.S. Geological Survey U/CR-6911 Tests of Uranium (VI) Adsorption Models in a Field Setting Manuscript Completed: August 2006 Date Published: August 2006 Prepared by G. P. Curtis, J. A. Davis Water Resources Division U.S. Geological Survey

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CR-L-01-06.PDF  

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8, 2001 8, 2001 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman (Signed) Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act Audit Report Audit Report No.: CR-L-01-06 We reviewed the Department of Energy's (Department) progress in implementing the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA) of 1982. The review was made to assist you in determining whether the evaluations of the systems of management, accounting, and administrative controls were carried out in a reasonable and prudent manner by the Department for Fiscal Year 2000. The Department's evaluation of its control systems was examined for compliance with requirements of the FMFIA, the General Accounting Office's "Standards for Internal Control in the Federal Government," Office of Management and Budget Circulars

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The electrical resistance of Cr films  

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Measurements of the thickness dependence of the electrical resistance of two very thin Cr films deposited at substrate temperatures of 385 and 360?C and pressures of 410? 7 and 10? 6 Torr are reported. Preliminary measurements of the thickness dependence of the Nel temperature (T N ) of the film deposited at 360?C at thicknesses ?10 nm are also presented. In these two films the resistance in the thickness region 2?d?7.5 nm can be very well described by R?[(d/d c )? 1 ]?t with d c equal to 1.640.20 and 1.030.20 nm respectively and t=1.340.11. The Nel temperatures show a turning point around 14 nm in agreement with the known thickness dependence of the stress. d T N /d S t has been found to be ?100 K/kbar where S t is the internal tensile stress in the film.

J. A. J. Lourens; S. Arajs; H. F. Helbig; L. Cheriet; El?Sayed A. Mehanna

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PARS II Change Request (CR) Form  

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Title: Phone #: Office/Symbol: Email: CHANGE TYPE: Defect: New Requirement: PRIORITY: PARS II Change Request Form (APR 2011) PARS II Change Request (CR) Form 1 = Prevents the accomplishment of an essential PARS-II capability 3 = Adversely affects the accomplishment of an essential PARS-II capability, but a work-around solution is known 4 = Results in User / Operator inconvenience or annoyance, but does not affect an essential PARS-II capability 5 = Any other effect 1) Detailed description of problem/need. (If possible, provide project #(s) you are working with). PROBLEM/CHANGE DESCRIPTION: 2) Where in system defect is seen or where new functionality is required (i.e., which screen, which report). Screenshots (as separate attachments) are helpful.

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Audit Report: CR-FS-97-02 | Department of Energy  

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CR-FS-97-02 Audit Report: CR-FS-97-02 May 1, 1997 Audit of the Department of Energy's Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Year 1996 Audit Report: CR-FS-97-02 More...

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Guide to Developing Air-Cooled Lithium Bromide (LiBr) Absorption for CHP Applications, April 2005  

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Development status of air-cooled lithium bromide (LiBr)-water absorption chillers for cooling, heating, and power (CHP) system applications in light-commercial buildings.

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Large-scale shell-model calculations for unnatural-parity high-spin states in neutron-rich Cr and Fe isotopes  

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We investigate unnatural-parity high-spin states in neutron-rich Cr and Fe isotopes using large-scale shell-model calculations. These shell-model calculations are carried out within the model space of $fp$-shell + $0g_{9/2}$ + $1d_{5/2}$ orbits with the truncation allowing $1\\hbar\\omega$ excitation of a neutron. The effective Hamiltonian consists of GXPF1Br for $fp$-shell orbits and $V_{\\rm MU}$ with a modification for the other parts. The present shell-model calculations can describe and predict the energy levels of both natural- and unnatural-parity states up to the high-spin states in Cr and Fe isotopes with $N\\le35$. The total energy surfaces present the prolate deformations on the whole and indicate that the excitation of one neutron into the $0g_{9/2}$ orbit plays the role of enhancing the prolate deformation. For the positive(unnatural)-parity states in odd-mass Cr and Fe isotopes, their energy levels and prolate deformations indicate the decoupling limit of the particle-plus-rotor model. We have found...

Togashi, Tomoaki; Utsuno, Yutaka; Otsuka, Takaharu; Honma, Michio

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recombination Study of Combined Halides (Cl, Br, I) Perovskite Solar Cells  

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Recombination Study of Combined Halides (Cl, Br, I) Perovskite Solar Cells ... We report on the preparation of a series of solution-processed perovskite solar cells based on methylammonium (MA) lead halide derivatives, MAPbX3, which show tunable optical properties depending on the nature and ratio of the halides employed (X = Cl, Br, and I). ... These results highlight the crucial role of the charge-recombination processes on the performance of the perovskite solar cells and pave the way for further progress on this field. ...

Belen Suarez; Victoria Gonzalez-Pedro; Teresa S. Ripolles; Rafael S. Sanchez; Luis Otero; Ivan Mora-Sero

2014-04-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Cell cycle parameters of slowly growing Escherichia coli B/r studied by flow cytometry.  

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...A cells, the average rate of mass increase was 11...for B/r K cells the rate of mass increase was twice...and Department ofMedical Physics, The Norwegian Radium...with a decreasing growth rate and that the B period...laminar flow of water, pass one by one through the...

K Skarstad; H B Steen; E Boye

1983-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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41.67 MeV ??Br charge change cross sections in argon  

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to accelerate 7BBr ions. 48 Schematic diagram of position sensitive detector used to detect the 798r ions . . 49 Block diagram of the electronics used to eliminate the energy dependence of the spectrum 50 Spectrum of deflections for 41. 67 MeV Br ions...

Harrison, James Freeman

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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COMBINED ADAPTIVE CONTROLLER FOR UAV GUIDANCE B.R. Andrievsky, A.L. Fradkov  

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COMBINED ADAPTIVE CONTROLLER FOR UAV GUIDANCE B.R. Andrievsky, A.L. Fradkov Institute for Problems vehicle (UAV) homing guidance system is pro- posed. The adaptation algorithm provides prescribed attitude adaptive controller in the case of significant uncertainty of the UAV parameters and time dependence

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9 Cr-- 1 Mo steel material for high temperature application  

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One or more embodiments relates to a high-temperature, titanium alloyed, 9 Cr-1 Mo steel exhibiting improved creep strength and oxidation resistance at service temperatures up to 650.degree. C. The 9 Cr-1 Mo steel has a tempered martensite microstructure and is comprised of both large (0.5-3 .mu.m) primary titanium carbides and small (5-50 nm) secondary titanium carbides in a ratio of. from about 1:1.5 to about 1.5:1. The 9 Cr-1 Mo steel may be fabricated using exemplary austenizing, rapid cooling, and tempering steps without subsequent hot working requirements. The 9 Cr-1 Mo steel exhibits improvements in total mass gain, yield strength, and time-to-rupture over ASTM P91 and ASTM P92 at the temperature and time conditions examined.

Jablonski, Paul D; Alman, David; Dogan, Omer; Holcomb, Gordon; Cowen, Christopher

2012-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

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TI--CR--AL--O thin film resistors  

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Thin films of Ti--Cr--Al--O are used as a resistor material. The films are rf sputter deposited from ceramic targets using a reactive working gas mixture of Ar and O.sub.2. Resistivity values from 10.sup.4 to 10.sup.10 Ohm-cm have been measured for Ti--Cr--Al--O film <1 .mu.m thick. The film resistivity can be discretely selected through control of the target composition and the deposition parameters. The application of Ti--Cr--Al--O as a thin film resistor has been found to be thermodynamically stable, unlike other metal-oxide films. The Ti--Cr--Al--O film can be used as a vertical or lateral resistor, for example, as a layer beneath a field emission cathode in a flat panel display; or used to control surface emissivity, for example, as a coating on an insulating material such as vertical wall supports in flat panel displays.

Jankowski, Alan F. (Livermore, CA); Schmid, Anthony P. (Solana Beach, CA)

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Precipitates in a Cr(VI)-Contaminated Concrete  

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The composition, determined by energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy, morphology, and d spacings, measured by electron diffraction, identifies these crystals as chromate enriched ettringite (Ca6Al2((S,Cr)O4)2(OH)1226H2O) with the mole fraction of CrO42- in the SO42- position being 0.41 and 0.72. ... Some of these crystals appear to be pseudomorphs of ettringite. ... The CrO42--hydrocalumite crystals are coated with smaller acicular crystals that are most likely solid solutions between Si-ettringite (Ca6Al2(SiO3)3(OH)1226H2O) and CrO42--ettringite. ...

Carl D. Palmer

2000-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Polarized neutron reflectometry of Fe/Cr/Gd superlattices  

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The magnetic structure of Fe/Cr/Gd superlattices is investigated using complementary methods of SQUID magnetometry and polarized neutron reflectometry. The complex magnetic behavior of the given...d (Fe) and 4f (...

M. V. Ryabukhina; E. A. Kravtsov

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Phase stability and elastic properties of Cr-V alloys  

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V is the only element in the periodic table that forms a complete solid solution with Cr and thus is particularly important in alloying strategy to ductilize Cr. This study combines first-principles density functional theory calculations and experiments to investigate the phase stability and elastic properties of CrV binary alloys. The cluster expansion study reveals the formation of various ordered compounds at low temperatures that were not previously known. These compounds become unstable due to the configurational entropy of bcc solid solution as the temperature is increased. The elastic constants of ordered and disordered compounds are calculated at both T = 0 K and finite temperatures. The overall trends in elastic properties are in agreement with measurements using the resonant ultrasound spectroscopy method. The calculations predict that addition of V to Cr decreases both the bulk modulus and the shear modulus, and enhances the Poissons ratio, in agreement with experiments. Decrease in the bulk modulus is correlated to decrease in the valence electron density and increase in the lattice constant. An enhanced Poissons ratio for bcc CrV alloys (compared to pure Cr) is associated with an increased density of states at the Fermi level. Furthermore, the difference charge density in the bonding region in the (110) slip plane is highest for pure Cr and decreases gradually as V is added. The present calculation also predicts a negative Cauchy pressure for pure Cr, and it becomes positive upon alloying with V. The intrinsic ductilizing effect from V may contribute, at least partially, to the experimentally observed ductilizing phenomenon in the literature.

Gao, M. C.; Suzuki, Y.; Schweiger, H.; Do?an, .N.; Hawk, J.; Widom M.

2013-02-20T23:59:59.000Z

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CANTON LAKESHORE CANTON E BEST CON NEAUT GIDD INGS EAST N ELLSWORT  

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MCKEESPORT MCKEESPORT COR AOPOLIS-MOON REDHAW ST. CLAIR SC ROGGSFIELD FRANKLIN -OAK FOREST RIMERSBURG RENNERD AL E GREENVILL E PAT MOS CRABTR EE BLAC K ASH ROYALT ON N BAKERSTOWN QUEEN ROU GH RUN LUCAS BLAC K H ILL CRESTON WAT TSVILLE WADSWORTH -NORT H OAKLAN D HOM EWORT H UNIT Y ESSELBRUN ALAMED A PAR K-CROOKED RU CHERRY GROVE FRENC HTOWN ST EWART RUN MILL C REEK GLENF IELD-MOU NT NEBO HICKORY E HARRISVILLE E LEST ER GRIGGS CORNERS EN GLAN D WEST VIL LE LAKE BAILEY LAKE OAKFORD BR UNSWICK N HOR ACE WALBORN RESERVOIR YOUN GSVILLE RPD-LORAIN -1 INGOMAR-GRUBBS BIG MEADOWS GARD EN ISLE TURT LE CREEK LEWIST ON E BR USH CR EEK FOOT VILLE BU LL CREEK BESSEMER EAGLEVILLE LIVER POOL E RIDGEVILLE E EVANS CIT Y GUIT ONVILLE WOLF S COR NERS WIN DFALL ABBEYVILLE ROC K CAMP LEATH ER WOOD AR COLA CR EEK MEC HANICST OWN NINE MILE RU N WALKCHALK RENFR EW-MCCALMONT BU FFALO N VALENCIA WELLIN GT ON

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Atom probe: a direct technique for kinetic measurements. [Fe-24Cr; Fe-32Cr; Fe-28. 5Cr-10. 6Co  

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The atom probe has been used to study the phase transformations occurring within the low-temperature miscibility gaps in Fe-Cr and Fe-Cr-Co alloys. The morphology of the two-phase microstructure resulting from phase separation deep within the miscibility gaps was found to be highly interconnected and charactristic of an isotropic spinodal reaction. The characteristic dimensions of the microstructure and the changes in composition were measured as a function of aging. The coarsening of the network structures could be fitted with a power law with time exponents that were significantly less than the classical Lifshitz-Slyozov-Wagner value of one-third.

Miller, M.K.; Brenner, S.S.; Camus, P.P.; Soffa, W.A.

1984-04-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Size Effect on Nuclear Gamma-Ray Energy Spectra Acquired by Different Sized CeBr3, LaBr3:Ce, and NaI:Tl Gamma-Ray Detectors  

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Gamma-ray energy spectra were acquired for different sizes of cerium tribromide (CeBr3), cerium-doped lanthanum tribromide (LaBr3:Ce), and thallium-doped sodium iodide (NaI:Tl) detectors. A comparison was conducted of the energy resolution and detection efficiency of these scintillator detectors for different sizes of detectors. The results of this study are consistent with the observation that for each size detector, LaBr3:Ce offers better resolution than either a CeBr3 or NaI:Tl detector of the same size. In addition, CeBr3 and LaBr3:Ce detectors could resolve some closely spaced peaks in the spectra of several radioisotopes that NaI:Tl could not. As the detector size increased, all three detector materials exhibited higher efficiency, albeit with slightly reduced resolution. Significantly, the very low intrinsic activity of CeBr3 is also demonstrated in this study, which, when combined with energy resolution characteristics for a range of detector sizes, could lead to an improved ability to detect special nuclear materials compared to the other detectors.

Guss, Paul [NSTec; Reed, Michael [NSTec; Yuan, Ding [NSTec; Beller, Denis [UNLV; Cutler, Matthew [UNLV; Contreras, Chris [UNLV; Mukhopadhyay, Sanjoy [NSTec; Wilde, Scott UNLV

2014-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ultraviolet absorption spectra and kinetics of the self-reaction of CH sub 2 Br and CH sub 2 BrO sub 2 radicals in the gas phase at 298 K. [Accelerated electrons  

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The ultraviolet absorption spectra of CH{sub 2}Br and CH{sub 2}BrO{sub 2} radicals and the kinetics of their self-reactions have been studied in the gas phase at 298 K by using the pulse radiolysis technique. Absorption cross sections were quantified over the wavelength range 220-350 nm. Measured cross sections near the absorption maxima were {sigma}{sub CH{sub 2}Br}(280 nm) = (6.26 {plus minus} 1.15) {times} 10{sup {minus}18} cm{sup 2} molecule{sup {minus} 1}. Errors represent statistical errors (2{sigma}) together with the authors' estimate of potential systematic errors (10%). The absorption cross-sectional data were then used to derive the observed self-reaction rate constants for reactions 1 and 2, defined as {minus}d(R)/dt = 2k{sub obs}(R){sup 2} (R = CH{sub 2}Br or CH{sub 2}BrO{sub 2}) of CH{sub 2}Br + CH{sub 2}BR {yields} products (1), and CH{sub 2}BrO{sub 2} + CH{sub 2}BrO{sub 2} {yields} products (2) k{sub 1} = (2.93 {plus minus} 0.60) {times} 10{sup {minus}11} cm{sup 3} molecule{sup {minus}1} s{sup {minus}1} and k{sub 2obs} = (3.26 {plus minus} 0.31) {times} 10{sup {minus}11} cm{sup 3} molecule{sup {minus}1} s{sup {minus}1} (quoted errors represent 2{sigma}). These results are discussed with respect to previous studies of the absorption spectra and kinetics of peroxy radicals.

Nielsen, O.J.; Munk, J.; Locke, G. (Risoe National Lab., Roskilde (Denmark)); Wallington, T.J. (Ford Motor Co., Dearborn, MI (United States))

1991-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of the magnetic phase transition on the charge transport in layered semiconductor ferromagnets TlCrS{sub 2} and TlCrSe{sub 2}  

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TlCrS{sub 2} and TlCrSe{sub 2} crystals were synthesized by solid-state reaction. X-ray diffraction analysis showed that TlCrS{sub 2} and TlCrSe{sub 2} compounds crystallize in the hexagonal crystal system with lattice parameters a = 3.538 A, c = 21.962 A, c/a {approx} 6.207, z = 3; a = 3.6999 A, c = 22.6901 A, c/a {approx} 6.133, z = 3; and X-ray densities {rho}{sub x} = 6.705 and 6.209 g/cm{sup 3}, respectively. Magnetic and electric studies in a temperature range of 77-400 K showed that TlCrS{sub 2} and TlCrSe{sub 2} are semiconductor ferromagnets. Rather large deviations of the experimental effective magnetic moment of TlCrS{sub 2} (3.26 {mu}{sub B}) and TlCrSe{sub 2} (3.05 {mu}{sub B}) from the theoretical one (3.85 {mu}{sub B}) are attributed to two-dimensional magnetic ordering in the paramagnetic region of strongly layered ferromagnets TlCrS{sub 2} and TlCrSe{sub 2}. The effect of the magnetic phase's transition on the charge transport in TlCrS{sub 2} and TlCrSe{sub 2} is detected.

Veliyev, R. G.; Sadikhov, R. Z.; Kerimova, E. M., E-mail: ekerimova@physics.ab.az; Asadov, Yu. G.; Jabbarov, A. I. [Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Physics (Azerbaijan)

2009-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Br-rich Tips of Calcified Crab Claws are Less Hard but More Fracture  

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Br-rich Tips of Calcified Crab Claws are Br-rich Tips of Calcified Crab Claws are Less Hard but More Fracture Resistant: A Comparison of Mineralized and Heavy-element Biological Materials figure 1 Figure 1. The heavy element biomaterial is the darker material at the tip of the shore crab claws. Figure "b" shows the same claw as "a" but after bead blasting. The claw tips are less eroded by the bead blasting than surrounding calcified material, suggesting a greater resistance to chipping from impact. Scale bar: 2mm Invertebrates modify their jaws, claws, carapaces and other mechanical structures with a variety of inorganic materials. One of the best-known examples is the calcified cuticle of crabs. We have found that many crabs also employ an uncalcified bromine-rich biological material at the tips of

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Properties of polyacetylene doped with I, Br, IrCl6, and FeCl3  

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We have studied the temperature dependence of the resistivity of polyacetylene doped with I, Br, IrCl6, and FeCl3. The roles of dopant molecule size, doping technique, doping speed, and isomerization state in determining the mechanism of electrical conduction are discussed. Evidence for dopant-induced disorder is presented from x-ray and high-resolution transmission electron microscopy studies. We suggest that the dopant molecule size determines whether the dopant is dispersed molecularly or whether the dopant molecules aggregate. In addition, we find significant differences in the activation energy, kBT0, between CH(Br)y and CH(I)y, although the characteristic temperature dependence of the resistivity is the same.

E. K. Sichel; M. F. Rubner; S. K. Tripathy

1982-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Measurement of $Br(H\\to c\\bar c,gg)/Br(H\\to b\\bar b)$ in $e^+e^-$ colliders at center-of-mass energy of 300 GeV  

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Once a light Higgs boson is discovered at a future e+e- collider, the next target at the collider will be precise measurements of the Higgs boson properties. In this paper we report a simulation study on the measurement of the ratio Br(H->cc,gg)/Br(H->bb) at center of mass energy of 300 GeV, and show the possibility to constrain MSSM parameters from the measurement.

Isamu Nakamura; Kiyotomo Kawagoe

1996-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Grain boundary depletion and migration during selective oxidation of Cr in a Ni-5Cr binary alloy exposed to high-temperature hydrogenated water  

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High-resolution microscopy of a high-purity Ni-5Cr alloy exposed to 360C hydrogenated water reveals intergranular selective oxidation of Cr accompanied by local Cr depletion and diffusion-induced grain boundary migration (DIGM). The corrosion-product oxide consists of a porous, interconnected network of Cr2O3 platelets with no further O ingress into the metal ahead. Extensive grain boundary depletion of Cr (to <0.05at.%) is observed typically 20100 nm wide as a result of DIGM and reaching depths of many micrometers beyond the oxidation front.

Schreiber, Daniel K.; Olszta, Matthew J.; Bruemmer, Stephen M.

2014-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Nitrate Enhanced Microbial Cr(VI) Reduction-Final Report  

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A major challenge for the bioremediation of radionuclides (i.e., uranium, technetium) and metals (i.e., Cr(VI), Hg) is the co-occurrence of nitrate as it can inhibit metal transformation. Denitrification (nitrate reduction to dinitrogen gas) is considered the most important ecological process. For many metal and metalloid reducing bacteria, however, ammonia is the end product through respiratory nitrate reduction (RNRA). The focus of this work was to determine how RNRA impacts Cr(VI) transformation. The goal was to elucidate the specific mechanism(s) that limits Cr(VI) reduction in the presence of nitrate and to use this information to develop strategies that enhance Cr(VI) reduction (and thus detoxification). Our central hypothesis is that nitrate impacts the biotransformation of metals and metalloids in three ways 1) as a competitive alternative electron acceptor (inhibiting transformation), 2) as a co-metabolite (i.e., concomitant reduction, stimulating transformation), and 3) as an inducer of specific proteins and pathways involved in oxidation/reduction reactions (stimulating transformation). We have identified three model organisms, Geobacter metallireducens (mechanism 1), Sulfurospirillum barnesii, (mechasism 2), and Desulfovibrio desulfuricans (mechanisms 3). Our specific aims were to 1) investigate the role of Cr(VI) concentration on the kinetics of both growth and reduction of nitrate, nitrite, and Cr(VI) in these three organisms; 2) develop a profile of bacterial enzymes involved in nitrate transformation (e.g., oxidoreductases) using a proteomic approach; 3) investigate the function of periplasmic nitrite reductase (Nrf) as a chromate reductase; and 4) develop a strategy to maximize microbial chromium reduction in the presence of nitrate. We found that growth on nitrate by G. metallireducens was inhibited by Cr(VI). Over 240 proteins were identified by LC/MS-MS. Redox active proteins, outer membrane heavy metal efflux proteins, and chemotaxis sensory proteins (Gmet_2478 and Gmet_1641) were up-regulated with exposure to Cr(VI). A nine-heme cytochrome C was purified that could reduce nitrite and could be oxidized by Cr(VI). For D. desulfuricans, we found that confirmed that Cr(VI) induced a prolonged lag period when Cr(VI) was reduced. Over three hundred proteins were unequivocally identified by LC/MS-MS and a significant number of down-regulated proteins for which the levels were changed >2 fold compared to control. Sulfite reductase levels were similar, however, nitrate and nitrite reductase were down-regulated. The supernatant of spent cultures was found to contain a filterable, heat stable compound that rapidly reduced Cr(VI). In addition, desulfoviridin was purified from nitrate grown cells and shown to have nitrite reductase activity that was inhibited by Cr(VI). For S. barnesii, periplasmic nitrate reductase (Nap), nitrite reductase (Nrf), and the metalloid reductase (Rar) were purified and characterized. The supernatant of spent cultures was also found to contain a filterable, heat stable compound that rapidly reduced Cr(VI) but that Rar also reduced Cr(VI). Our results from specific aims 1 through 3 indicate that for G. metallireducens, Cr(VI) inhibits nitrate respiration as it oxidizes cytochromes involved in nitrate respiration. Iron reduction is apparently not affected and the inhibitory affects of Cr(VI) may be attenuated by the addition of sufficient Fe(III) to generate Fe(II) that abiotically reduces the chromium. For S. barnesii, although the enzyme assays indicate that the components of the respiratory pathway for nitrate (e.g. Nap and Nrf) are inhibited by chromate, the organism has a mechanism to prevent this from actually occurring. Our current hypothesis is that the non-specific metalloid reductase (Rar) is providing resistance by reducing the Cr(VI). The strategy here would be to enhance its growth and metabolism in the natural setting. Lactate is a suitable electron donor for S. barnesii but other donors are possible. Although the version of the Phylochip used for monitoring the microb

John F. Stolz

2011-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Metastable bcc phase formation in the Nb-Cr system  

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Extended metastable bcc solid solutions of Nb-Xat.%Cr (X = 35, 50, 57, 77, 82, and 94) were synthesized by two-anvil splat-quenching. In addition, bcc (Nb-67at.%Cr) was prepared by mechanically alloying mixtures of niobium and chromium powders. The lattice parameters were measured by X-ray diffraction and the Young`s moduli were measured by low-load microindentation. The composition dependence of the lattice parameters and elastic moduli show a positive deviation with respect to a rule of mixtures. During continuous heating at 15C/min., the metastable precursor bcc phases decomposed at temperatures above 750C to uniformly refined microstructures.

Thoma, D.J.; Schwarz, R.B. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States); Perepezko, J.H. [Wisconsin Univ., Madison, WI (United States). Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering; Plantz, D.H. [Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT (United States). Dept. of Engineering

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Measurement of electron capture and loss cross section for 41.67 MeV ??Br ions in H?  

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generated with averages of the estimates derived from the various methods of ana- lysis. Br+ was the incoming charge state. . . . . . . . . . . . 66 18 Comparison of the experimental data (denoted by the dots) with the pk curves generated from the cross... curves generated from the cross section values obtained after making alterations in the cross section estimates. Loss of three or more electrons was assumed negligible. Br+ was the in- coming charge state. 68 20 Comparison of the experimental data...

Burns, James Martin

1967-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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October 2006 NASA/CR-2006-214298  

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October 2006 NASA/CR-2006-214298 NIA Report No. 2006-01 A High-Level Formalization of Floating of Aerospace, Hampton, Virginia #12;The NASA STI Program Office . . . in Profile Since its founding, NASA has been dedicated to the advancement of aeronautics and space science. The NASA Scientific and Technical

Muñoz, César A.

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Structural relaxation around substitutional Cr3+ in pyrope garnet  

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the spinel- garnet transformation -a major phase boundary in the Earth's upper mantle- to pressures as high shells of neighbors (Mg and Si) relax only partially. Site relaxation is accommodated by strain diamonds (Irifune et al. 1982). In the garnet structure (Novak and Gibbs 1971), Cr3+ is small enough

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Aquatic Chemistry Course Id: CHEM 605 (3 cr.)  

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Aquatic Chemistry Fall 2010 Course Id: CHEM 605 (3 cr.) Lecture: TR 3:40-5:20pm, REIC 165 of this course is to introduce students to the concepts and models used in aquatic chemistry while providing-base chemistry, complexation, precipitation-dissolution and reduction-oxidation reactions. Student Learning

Wagner, Diane

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SEM CR GRADE Intro to Chem Eng 1  

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Physics 2 First Year Sophomore Year Junior Year Senior Year Fall__ Spring__ Fall__ Spring__ Fall__ Spring__ Fall__ Spring__ SEM CR GRADE 3 CHEM 683 Physical Chemistry 1 Continuous line = prerequisite, dashed GRADE 3 CHEM 652A Organic Chemistry 2 Chemical Engineering Department University of New Hampshire

Pringle, James "Jamie"

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br Owner br Facility br Type br Capacity br MW br Commercial...  

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Area Pauzhetskaya Geothermal Power Plant Kamchatskburgeotermiya Single Flash MW Rye Patch Geothermal Area Pianacce Geothermal Power Station Travale Radicondoli Geothermal Area...

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Photochemistry of Methyl Bromide on the ?-Cr2O3(0001) Surface...  

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desorption (PSD). Irradiation of adsorbed CH3Br with broad band light from a Hg arc lamp resulted in both photodesorption and photodecomposition of the parent molecule at...

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Integrated Ecogenomics Study for Bioremediation of Cr(VI) at Hanford 100H Area  

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reducer isolated from the Hanford 100H site capable of Iron(study for bioremediation of Cr(VI) at Hanford 100H area RomyVI)contamination at Hanford ?? Cr(VI) highly soluble, toxic

Chakraborty, Romy

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Synthesis of Room-Temperature Ferromagnetic Cr-doped TiO(110...  

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Ferromagnetic Cr-doped TiO(110) Rutile Single Crystals using Ion Implantation. Synthesis of Room-Temperature Ferromagnetic Cr-doped TiO(110) Rutile Single Crystals using Ion...

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Thermal stability and oxidation resistance of TiCrAlYO coatings...  

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stability and oxidation resistance of TiCrAlYO coatings on SS430 for solid oxide fuel cell interconnect applications. Thermal stability and oxidation resistance of TiCrAlYO...

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Audit Report: CR-B-95-06 | Department of Energy  

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Audit Report: CR-B-95-06 June 30, 1995 Audit of Department of Energy Support Service Contracting Audit Report: CR-B-95-06 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0427...

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Non-equilibrium synthesis of Fe-Cr-C-W alloy by laser cladding  

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Synthesis of Fe-Cr-C-W alloy using the laser cladding technique offered an opportunity to produce a ... and uniform microstructure. Use of preheating during laser cladding Fe-Cr-C-W provided crack-free ... carbid...

J. Choi; J. Mazumder

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: CR-B-96-01 | Department of Energy  

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6-01 Audit Report: CR-B-96-01 May 24, 1996 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Leased Warehouse Space Audit Report: CR-B-96-01 More Documents & Publications Semiannual Report...

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Surface structure of ?-Cr2O3(0001) after activated oxygen...  

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Surface structure of ?-Cr2O3(0001) after activated oxygen exposure. Surface structure of ?-Cr2O3(0001) after activated oxygen exposure. Abstract: The surface structure...

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Growth of Cr-doped TiO Films in the Rutile and Anatase Structures...  

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of Cr-doped TiO Films in the Rutile and Anatase Structures by Oxygen Plasma Assisted Molecular Beam Epitaxy . Growth of Cr-doped TiO Films in the Rutile and Anatase Structures by...

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Excited Carrier Dynamics of ?-Cr2O3/?-Fe2O3 Core...  

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Excited Carrier Dynamics of ?-Cr2O3?-Fe2O3 Core-Shell Nanostructures. Abstract: In this work ?-Cr2O3?-Fe2O3 core-shell polycrystalline...

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First decay study of the very neutron-rich isotope 93Br  

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The decay of the mass-separated, very neutron-rich isotope 93Br has been studied by ? spectroscopy. A level scheme of its daughter 93Kr has been constructed. Level energies, ?-ray branching ratios, and multipolarities suggest spins and parities which are in accord with a smooth systematics of the N=57 isotones for Z<~40, suggesting the N=56 subshell closure still to be effective in Kr isotopes. So far, there is no indication of a progressive onset of deformation in neutron-rich Kr isotopes.

G. Lhersonneau; A. Whr; B. Pfeiffer; K.-L. Kratz; the ISOLDE Collaboration

2001-02-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of the nuclear measurement program for an optimized BR2 core configuration  

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This paper presents the analysis of the results of the Nuclear Measurement Program (NMP) executed during the shut-down of cycle 05/2012 of the BR2 reactor. The aim of the NMP was to determine the properties of a reactor core load with a new configuration of the control rods and to evaluate/verify the predicted numerical results by MCNPX. The methods used for the interpretation of the measurement results include combinations of an analytical method for determination of the axial relative control rod efficiency and least square techniques. (authors)

Van Den Branden, G.; Kalcheva, S.; Sikik, E.; Koonen, E. [SCK-CEN, BR2 Reactor, Boeretang 200, Mol, 2400 (Belgium)

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lightest Isotope of Bh Produced Via the 209Bi(52Cr,n)260Bh Reaction  

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models. For many years, cold fusion reactions utilizingproduced via the new cold fusion reaction 209 Bi( 52 Cr,

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Non-classical nuclei and growth kinetics of Cr precipitates in FeCr alloys during ageing  

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In this manuscript, we quantitatively calculated the thermodynamic properties of critical nuclei of Cr precipitates in FeCr alloys. The concentration profiles of the critical nuclei and nucleation energy barriers were predicted by the constrained shrinking dimer dynamics (CSDD) method. It is found that Cr concentration distribution in the critical nuclei strongly depend on the overall Cr concentration as well as temperature. The critical nuclei are non-classical because the concentration in the nuclei is smaller than the thermodynamic equilibrium value. These results are in agreement with atomic probe observation. The growth kinetics of both classical and non-classical nuclei was investigated by the phase field approach. The simulations of critical nucleus evolution showed a number of interesting phenomena: 1) a critical classical nucleus first shrinks toward its non-classical nucleus and then grows; 2) a non-classical nucleus has much slower growth kinetics at its earlier growth stage compared to the diffusion-controlled growth kinetics. 3) a critical classical nucleus grows faster at the earlier growth stage than the non-classical nucleus. All of these results demonstrate that it is critical to introduce the correct critical nuclei in order to correctly capture the kinetics of precipitation.

Li, Yulan; Hu, Shenyang Y.; Zhang, Lei; Sun, Xin

2014-01-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Oxygen Plasma Activation of Cr(CO)(6) on ?-Fe2O3(0001)...  

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Oxygen Plasma Activation of Cr(CO)(6) on ?-Fe2O3(0001). Oxygen Plasma Activation of Cr(CO)(6) on ?-Fe2O3(0001). Abstract: The chemistry of Cr(CO)6 on the Fe3O4(111)...

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Fuel loading of PeBR for a long operation life on the lunar surface  

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The Pellet Bed Reactor (PeBR) power system could provide 99.3 kW e to a lunar outpost for 66 full power years and is designed for no single point failures. The core of this fast energy spectrum reactor consists of three sectors that are neutronically and thermally coupled, but hydraulically independent. Each sector has a separate Closed Brayton Cycle (CBC) loop for energy conversion and separate water heat-pipes radiator panels for heat rejection. He-Xe (40 g/mole) binary gas mixture serves as the reactor coolant and CBC working fluid. On the lunar surface, the emplaced PeBR below grade is loaded with spherical fuel pellets (1-cm in dia.). It is launched unfueled and the pellets are launched in separate subcritical canisters, one for each core sector. This paper numerically simulates the transient loading of a core sector with fuel pellets on the Moon. The simulation accounts for the dynamic interaction of the pellets during loading and calculates the axial and radial distributions of the volume porosity in the sector. The pellets pack randomly with a volume porosity of 0.39 - 0.41 throughout most of the sector, except near the walls the local porosity is higher. (authors)

Schriener, T. M. [Inst. for Space and Nuclear Power Studies, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (United States); Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Dept., Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (United States); El-Genk, M. S. [Inst. for Space and Nuclear Power Studies, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (United States); Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Dept., Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (United States); Mechanical Engineering Dept., Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (United States)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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B-R Colors of Globular Clusters in NGC 6166 (A2199)  

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We have analysed new R-band photometry of globular clusters in NGC 6166, the cD galaxy in the cooling flow cluster A2199. In combination with the earlier B photometry of Pritchet \\& Harris (1990), we obtain B$-$R colours for $\\sim$ 40 globular clusters in NGC 6166. The mean B$-$R is 1.26 $\\pm$ 0.11, corresponding to a mean [Fe/H] = $-$1 $\\pm$ 0.4. Given that NGC 6166 is one of the most luminous cD galaxies studied to date, our result implies significant scatter in the relationship between mean cluster [Fe/H] and parent galaxy luminosity. We obtain a globular cluster specific frequency of S$_N$ $\\sim$ 9, with a possible range between 5 and 18. This value is inconsistent with the value of S$_N$ $\\leq$ 4 determined earlier by Pritchet \\& Harris (1990) from B-band photometry, and we discuss possible reasons for the discrepancy. Finally, we reassess whether or not cooling flows are an important mechanism for forming globular clusters in gE/cD galaxies.

T. J. Bridges; D. Carter; W. E. Harris; C. J. Pritchet

1996-04-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy resolution and related charge carrier mobility in LaBr{sub 3}:Ce scintillators  

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The scintillation response of LaBr{sub 3}:Ce scintillation crystals was studied as function of temperature and Ce concentration with synchrotron X-rays between 9 keV and 100 keV. The results were analyzed using the theory of carrier transport in wide band gap semiconductors to gain new insights into charge carrier generation, diffusion, and capture mechanisms. Their influence on the efficiency of energy transfer and conversion from X-ray or ?-ray photon to optical photons and therefore on the energy resolution of lanthanum halide scintillators was studied. From this, we will propose that scattering of carriers by both the lattice phonons and by ionized impurities are key processes determining the temperature dependence of carrier mobility and ultimately the scintillation efficiency and energy resolution. When assuming about 100 ppm ionized impurity concentration in 0.2% Ce{sup 3+} doped LaBr{sub 3,} mobilities are such that we can reproduce the observed temperature dependence of the energy resolution, and in particular, the minimum in resolution near room temperature is reproduced.

Khodyuk, I. V.; Quarati, F. G. A.; Alekhin, M. S.; Dorenbos, P. [Luminescence Materials Research Group, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Delft University of Technology, Mekelweg 15, Delft, 2629JB (Netherlands)] [Luminescence Materials Research Group, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Delft University of Technology, Mekelweg 15, Delft, 2629JB (Netherlands)

2013-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermal properties for the thermal-hydraulics analyses of the BR2 maximum nominal heat flux.  

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This memo describes the assumptions and references used in determining the thermal properties for the various materials used in the BR2 HEU (93% enriched in {sup 235}U) to LEU (19.75% enriched in {sup 235}U) conversion feasibility analysis. More specifically, this memo focuses on the materials contained within the pressure vessel (PV), i.e., the materials that are most relevant to the study of impact of the change of fuel from HEU to LEU. This section is regrouping all of the thermal property tables. Section 2 provides a summary of the thermal properties in form of tables while the following sections present the justification of these values. Section 3 presents a brief background on the approach used to evaluate the thermal properties of the dispersion fuel meat and specific heat capacity. Sections 4 to 7 discuss the material properties for the following materials: (i) aluminum, (ii) dispersion fuel meat (UAlx-Al and U-7Mo-Al), (iii) beryllium, and (iv) stainless steel. Section 8 discusses the impact of irradiation on material properties. Section 9 summarizes the material properties for typical operating temperatures. Appendix A elaborates on how to calculate dispersed phase's volume fraction. Appendix B shows the evolution of the BR2 maximum heat flux with burnup.

Dionne, B.; Kim, Y. S.; Hofman, G. L. (Nuclear Engineering Division) [Nuclear Engineering Division

2011-05-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Infrared spectra of ClCN{sup +}, ClNC{sup +}, and BrCN{sup +} trapped in solid neon  

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When a mixture of ClCN or BrCN with a large excess of neon is codeposited at 4.3 K with a beam of neon atoms that have been excited in a microwave discharge, the infrared spectrum of the resulting solid includes prominent absorptions of the uncharged isocyanide, ClNC or BrNC, and of the corresponding cation, ClCN{sup +} or BrCN{sup +}. The NC-stretching fundamentals of the isocyanides trapped in solid neon lie close to the positions for their previously reported argon-matrix counterparts. The CN-stretching absorptions of ClCN{sup +} and BrCN{sup +} and the CCl-stretching absorption of ClCN{sup +} appear very close to the gas-phase band centers. Absorptions of two overtones and one combination band of ClCN{sup +} are identified. Reversible photoisomerization of ClCN{sup +} to ClNC{sup +} occurs. The two stretching vibrational fundamentals and several infrared and near infrared absorptions associated with electronic transitions of ClNC{sup +} are observed. Minor infrared peaks are attributed to the vibrational fundamental absorptions of the CX and CX{sup +} species (X=Cl,Br)

Jacox, Marilyn E.; Thompson, Warren E. [Optical Technology Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-8441 (United States)

2007-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Electronic and optical properties of Cr and CrN doped anatase TiO2 from screened Coulomb hybrid calculations  

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We studied the electronic and atomic structures of anatase TiO2 codoped with Cr and N using hybrid density functional theory calculations. The nonlocal screened HartreeFock exchange energy is partially mixed with the traditional semilocal exchange energy. This not only patches the bandgap underestimation but also improves the description of the anion/cation-driven impurity states and the magnetization of the dopants. Cr and/or N doping modifies the valence and conduction band edges of TiO2, leading to significant bandgap reduction. Hence, Cr, N and CrN doped TiO2 are promising for enhanced visible light absorbance.

Veysel elik; Ersen Mete

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

118

Partially filled intermediate band of Cr-doped GaN films  

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We investigated the band structure of sputtered Cr-doped GaN (GaCrN) films using optical absorption, photoelectron yield spectroscopy, and charge transport measurements. It was found that an additional energy band is formed in the intrinsic band gap of GaN upon Cr doping, and that charge carriers in the material move in the inserted band. Prototype solar cells showed enhanced short circuit current and open circuit voltage in the n-GaN/GaCrN/p-GaN structure compared to the GaCrN/p-GaN structure, which validates the proposed concept of an intermediate-band solar cell.

Sonoda, S. [Department of Electronics, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto 606-8585 (Japan)

2012-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

119

Watermelon-like iron nanoparticles: Cr doping effect on magnetism and magnetization interaction reversal  

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Chromium (Cr) forms a solid solution with iron (Fe) lattice when doped in core-shell iron -iron oxide nanocluster (NC) and shows a mixed phase of sigma (?) FeCr and bcc Fe. The Cr dopant affects heavily the magnetization and magnetic reversal process, and causes the hysteresis loop to shrink near the zero field axis. Dramatic transformation happens from dipolar interaction (0 at. % Cr) to strong exchange interaction (8 at. % of Cr) is confirmed from the Henkel plot and delta M plot, and is explained by a water-melon model of core-shell NC system.

Kaur, Maninder; Dai, Qilin; Bowden, Mark E.; Engelhard, Mark H.; Wu, Yaqiao; Tang, Jinke; Qiang, You

2013-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

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LiCl dehumidifier/LiBr absorption chiller hybrid air conditioning system with energy recovery  

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This invention relates to a hybrid air conditioning system that combines a solar powered LiCl dehumidifier with a LiBr absorption chiller. The desiccant dehumidifier removes the latent load by absorbing moisture from the air, and the sensible load is removed by the absorption chiller. The desiccant dehumidifier is coupled to a regenerator and the desiccant in the regenerator is heated by solar heated hot water to drive the moisture therefrom before being fed back to the dehumidifier. The heat of vaporization expended in the desiccant regenerator is recovered and used to partially preheat the driving fluid of the absorption chiller, thus substantially improving the overall COP of the hybrid system.

Ko, S.M.

1980-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

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LiCl dehumidifier LiBr absorption chiller hybrid air conditioning system with energy recovery  

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This invention relates to a hybrid air conditioning system that combines a solar powered LiCl dehumidifier with a LiBr absorption chiller. The desiccant dehumidifier removes the latent load by absorbing moisture from the air, and the sensible load is removed by the absorption chiller. The desiccant dehumidifier is coupled to a regenerator and the desiccant in the regenerator is heated by solar heated hot water to drive the moisture therefrom before being fed back to the dehumidifier. The heat of vaporization expended in the desiccant regenerator is recovered and used to partially preheat the driving fluid of the absorption chiller, thus substantially improving the overall COP of the hybrid system. 4 figs.

Ko, S.M.

1980-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Room Temperature, Intrinsic Vacancy Mediated Ferromagnetism in Cr:Ga2Se3/Si E. N. Yitamben,1,  

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Room Temperature, Intrinsic Vacancy Mediated Ferromagnetism in Cr:Ga2Se3/Si E. N. Yitamben,1, T. C of 4 µB/Cr. The intrinsic- vacancy structure of defected-zinc-blende -Ga2Se3 enables Cr incorporation, as well as strong overlap between Cr 3d states and the Se 4p states lining the intrinsic vacancy rows, ob

Olmstead, Marjorie

123

MgO seed layers for CoCrPt/Cr longitudinal magnetic recording media Li-Lien Lee, B. K. Cheong,a)  

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MgO seed layers for CoCrPt/Cr longitudinal magnetic recording media Li-Lien Lee, B. K. Cheong,a) D, the industry is still in the process of search- ing for a better seed layer. MgO is an ionic crystal that has

Laughlin, David E.

124

Kohlenstoffhaltige ternre Verbindungen (V-Ge-C, Nb-Ga-C, Ta-Ga-C, Ta-Ge-C, Cr-Ga-C und Cr-Ge-C)  

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Die ternren Phasen V2GeC, Cr2GaC und Cr2GeC werden aus den Komponenten hergestellt und als H-Phasen identifiziert. Ferner drften auch die H-Phasen Ti2GaC, und Ti2GeC existieren. In gleicher Weise hergestellte L...

W. Jeitschko; H. Nowotny; F. Benesovsky

1963-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vibronic spectroscopy of unsaturated transition metal complexes: CrC2H, CrCH3 , and NiCH3  

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to characterize diatomic transition metal oxides, nitrides, and carbides.8­22 In addition to these pure metallicVibronic spectroscopy of unsaturated transition metal complexes: CrC2H, CrCH3 , and NiCH3 Dale J investigation of small transition metal clusters and organo- metallic radicals is that these species serve

Morse, Michael D.

126

Na-Cl-Br systematics of fluid inclusions from Mississippi Valley-type deposits, Appalachian Basin: Constraints on solute origin and migration paths  

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This study evaluated Na-Cl-Br systematics of fluid inclusion-hosted brines in Mississippi Valley-type (MVT) deposits from the Appalachian Basin. Unlike other geochemical tracers such as lead and strontium isotopes which constrain metal sources, Na-Cl-Br systematics identify sources of brine salinity. Saline formation waters can vary systematically within and between basins with regard to their Na-Cl-Br compositions depending on the importance of halite dissolution relative to retention of subaerially evaporated seawater for the halogen budget. Oil field brine compositions from the Illinois and Appalachian basins are quite distinct in their Na-Cl-Br systematics. Compositions of saline fluid inclusions in MVT deposits generally are consistent with these regional differences. These results shed new light on the extent of regional flow systems and on the geochemical evolution of saline fluids responsible for mineralization. Nearly all fluid inclusions analyzed from the Appalachian MVT deposits have Na/Br and Cl/Br ratios less than modern seawater, consistent with ratios observed in marine brines involved in halite precipitation. The Na-Cl-Br systematics of the brines responsible for Appalachian MVT deposits may be inherited from original marine brines refluxed into the porous carbonate shelf sediments that host these deposits. The Cl/Br and Na/Br ratios of most fluid inclusion-hosted brines from Appalachian MVT sphalerites and fluorites fall into two compositional groups, one from the Lower Cambrian paleoaquifer and another from the Lower Ordovician paleoaquifer. Leachates from most MVT barite deposits form a third compositional group having lower Na/Br and Cl/Br ratios than the other two. Appalachian MVT leachate compositions differ significantly from those in MVT deposits in the Cincinnati arch-midcontinent region suggesting that these two MVT provinces formed from brines of different origin or flow path. 59 refs., 8 figs., 2 tabs.

Kesler, S.E.; Martini, A.M.; Appold, M.S.; Walter, L.M.; Huston, T.J. [Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (United States)] [Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (United States); Furman, F.C. [Univ. of Missouri, Rolla, MO (United States)] [Univ. of Missouri, Rolla, MO (United States)

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Soft zone formation in dissimilar welds between two Cr-Mo steels  

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Two dissimilar weldments between 9Cr-1Mo and 2.25Cr-1Mo ferritic steels have been characterized for their microstructural stability during various postweld heat treatments (PWHTs). The samples for the investigation were extracted from bead-on-plate weldments made by depositing 2.25Cr-1Mo weld metal on 9Cr-1Mo base plate and vice versa. Subsequent application of PWHT resulted in the formation of a soft zone in the low Cr ferritic steel weld or base plate. A carbide-rich hard zone, adjoining the soft zone, was also detected in the high Cr side of the weldment. Unmixed zones in the weld metal provided additional soft and hard zones in the weld metals. The migration of carbon from low-Cr steel to high-Cr steel, driven by the carbon activity gradient, has been shown to be responsible for the formation of soft and hard zones. A carbon activity diagram for 2.25Cr-1Mo/9Cr-1Mo weldments has been proposed to aid in the selection of welding consumables for reducing or preventing the soft zone formation.

Albert, S.K.; Gill, T.P.S.; Tyagi, A.K.; Mannan, S.L.; Rodriguez, P. [Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam (India); Kulkarni, S.D. [Indian Inst. of Tech., Bombay (India)

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HPHC COL-06-MA-BR-2010 20-1649-2 Coverage underwritten by HPHC Insurance Company, Inc., an affiliate  

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HPHC COL-06-MA-BR-2010 20-1649-2 Coverage underwritten by HPHC Insurance Company, Inc;#12;Welcome to the Harvard Pilgrim Student Health Plan. Your Plan is offered by HPHC Insurance Company at www.uhcsr.com. The web site will allow you to easily search for providers by specialty and location

Mountziaris, T. J.

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Appointed BrOadcast (ABO): Reducing Routing Overhead in IEEE 802.11 Mobile Ad Hoc Networks  

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1 Appointed BrOadcast (ABO): Reducing Routing Overhead in IEEE 802.11 Mobile Ad Hoc Networks Chun-enhanced and standard IEEE 802.11 nodes can coexist in a MANET is also discussed. Keywords: mobile ad hoc network, promiscuous mode, broadcast, IEEE 802.11, routing. #12;2 1. Introduction In mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs

Chen, Sheng-Wei

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Praa Santos Andrade, n 50, Trreo Tel: 41-3310-2677 e-mail: npj@ufpr.br  

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Praça Santos Andrade, nº 50, Térreo Tel: 41- 3310-2677 ­ e-mail: npj@ufpr.br Centro, Curitiba SANTOS 9 GRR20081733 EDUARDA DE SOUSA LEMOS 10 GRR20081935 FABIANA MASSAKO NAKATANI 11 GRR20082221. RODRIGUES 19 GRR20104445 RAFAEL BORGES PINTO 20 GRR20084135 RENAN GUEDES SOBREIRA 21 GRR20053580 RODRIGO

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Praa Santos Andrade, n 50, Trreo Tel: 41-3310-2677 e-mail: npj@ufpr.br  

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Praça Santos Andrade, nº 50, Térreo Tel: 41- 3310-2677 ­ e-mail: npj@ufpr.br Centro, Curitiba SANTOS 9 GRR20081733 EDUARDA DE SOUSA LEMOS 10 GRR20081935 FABIANA MASSAKO NAKATANI 11 GRR2008222120084135 RENAN GUEDES SOBREIRA 20 GRR20053580 RODRIGO LEAL COELHO 21 GRR20084607 THYAGO VARGAS FERREIRA 22

Paraná, Universidade Federal do

132

The specific heats of GdCl3, GdBr3, and GdI3 at low temperatures  

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The specific heats of GdCl3, GdBr3, and GdI3 were measured in the temperature ranges from 1.3 to 4.4 K, from 1.3 to 5.7 K, and from 1.5 to 5.7 K, respectively. Each of these salts was found to have a magnet...

V. Hovi; R. Vuola; L. Salmenper

133

Heat and Mass Transfer of the New LiBr-Based Working Fluids for Absorption Heat Pump  

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Heat and Mass Transfer of the New LiBr-Based Working Fluids for Absorption Heat Pump ... The electrical heating inside the evaporator was provided to treat the heat of vaporization during vapor generation. ... To provide the proper heat to the strong solution, an electrical heater equipped with a power supply was inserted indirectly in the solution chamber. ...

Sung-Bum Park; Huen Lee

2002-02-02T23:59:59.000Z

134

Improved oxidation sulfidation resistance of Fe-Cr-Ni alloys  

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High temperature resistance of Fe-Cr-Ni alloy compositions to oxidative and/or sulfidative conditions is provided by the incorporation of about 1 to 8 wt % of Zr or Nb and results in a two-phase composition having an alloy matrix as the first phase and a fine grained intermetallic composition as the second phase. The presence and location of the intermetallic composition between grains of the matrix provides mechanical strength, enhanced surface scale adhesion, and resistance to corrosive attack between grains of the alloy matrix at temperatures of 500 to 1000/sup 0/C.

Natesan, K.; Baxter, D.J.

1983-07-26T23:59:59.000Z

135

Bulk and track etch properties of CR-39 SSNTD etched in NaOH/ethanol  

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Bulk and track etch properties of CR-39 SSNTD etched in NaOH/ethanol K.F. Chan, F.M.F. Ng, D. described the use of NaOH/ethanol as an etchant for the CR-39 detector, and have determined the corre and track etch properties of CR- 39 in NaOH/ethanol were derived from direct measurements. The bulk etch

Yu, K.N.

136

Three dimensional magnetism and coupling to conduction electrons in PdCrO2  

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We report density functional calculations addressing the electronic structure and magnetic properties of delafossite PdCrO{sub 2}. We find substantial magnetic interactions in the c-axis direction as well as beyond first nearest neighbors in-plane, so that PdCrO{sub 2} is a three-dimensional (3D) frustrated antiferromagnet. We also find substantial coupling between the Cr moments and the Pd derived conduction electrons.

Ong, Khuong P [IHPC, Singapore; Singh, David J [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A novel low Cr-containing FeCrCo alloy for metallic interconnects in planar intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cells  

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Abstract A newly developed low-Cr containing FeCrCo alloy, named as FeCro, is evaluated as a candidate material of metallic interconnects for intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cells (IT-SOFCs). This alloy possesses excellent oxidation resistance and adequate electrical conductivity at 750C in air, and shows slight Cr deposition in/around La0.72Sr0.18MnO3(LSM) electrode under a harsh accelerating condition of 400mAcm?2 and 850C. The thickness of the oxide scale thermally grown at 750C in air for 1000 his less than 1?m, presenting a double-layered structure with dense (Mn, Cr)3O4 on the top of Cr2O3. The oxidation kinetics at 750C obeys the parabolic law with a low rate constant of1.42נ10?15g2cm?4s?1. The Cr deposition in/around the LSM electrode in the presence of the FeCro alloy is remarkably reduced, compared to the commercial Crofer 22H alloy. The measured area specific resistance (ASR) at 750C in air after 1000h isothermal oxidation is 14m?cm2. It is the unique microstructure of the formed oxide scale that significantly enhances the resistances of the FeCro alloy to oxidation and Cr volatilization.

Wenying Zhang; Dong Yan; Jie Yang; Jing Chen; Bo Chi; Jian Pu; Jian Li

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimisation of deep cryogenic treatment for 100cr6 bearing steel using the grey taguchi technique; -.  

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??Deep Cryogenic treatment is a supplementary process to the conventional heat treatment for enhancing the mechanical properties of steels 100Cr6 bearing steel is widely used (more)

Sri Siva, R

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CORROSION OF Fe-10Al-Cr ALLOYS BY COAL CHAR  

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off-gas from a typical gasifier contains large percentagesIOAl-Cr alloys at coal-gasifier This FeS and CaS0 operating

Gordon, B.A.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Structure, Magnetism, and Transport of CuCr2Se4 Thin Films  

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to the surface. Electronic structure calculations indicatealso present electronic structure calculations for CuCr 2 Sewith the electronic structure calculations. 1. Introduction

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Precipitation in 9Ni-12Cr-2Cu maraging steels  

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Two maraging steels with the compositions 9Ni-12Cr-2Cu-4Mo (wt%) and 9Ni-12Cr-2Cu and with small additions of Al and Ti were investigated using atom probe field ion microscopy. Tomographic atom probe investigations were performed to clarify the spatial distribution of elements in and close to the precipitates. Materials heat treated at 475 C for 5, 25 min, 1, 2, 4 and 400 h were analyzed. Precipitates in the Mo-rich material were observed already after 5 min of aging, while in the material without MO, precipitation started later. In both materials precipitation begins with the formation of Cu-rich particles which work as nucleation sites for a Ni-rich phase of type Ni{sub 3}(Ti,Al). A Mo-rich phase was detected in the Mo-rich steel after 2 h of aging. The distribution of alloying elements in the precipitates, their role in the precipitation process, and the mechanism of hardening in the two materials are discussed.

Stiller, K.; Haettestrand, M. [Chalmers Univ. of Technology, Goeteborg (Sweden). Dept. of Physics] [Chalmers Univ. of Technology, Goeteborg (Sweden). Dept. of Physics; Danoix, F. [Univ. de Rouen, Mont Saint Aignan (France). Lab. de Microscopie Ionique] [Univ. de Rouen, Mont Saint Aignan (France). Lab. de Microscopie Ionique

1998-11-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Proton spectroscopy of 48Ni, 46Fe, and 44Cr  

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Results of decay spectroscopy on nuclei in vicinity of the doubly magic 48Ni are presented. The measurements were performed with a Time Projection Chamber with optical readout which records tracks of ions and protons in the gaseous volume. Six decays of 48Ni including four events of two-proton ground-state radioactivity were recorded. An advanced reconstruction procedure yielded the 2p decay energy for 48Ni of Q2p = 1.29(4) MeV. In addition, the energy spectra of \\b{eta}-delayed protons emitted in the decays of 44Cr and 46Fe, as well as half-lives and branching ratios were determined. The results were found to be consistent with the previous measurements made with Si detectors. A new proton line in the decay of 44Cr corresponding to the decay energy of 760 keV is reported. The first evidence for the \\b{eta}2p decay of 46 Fe, based on one clear event, is shown.

M. Pomorski; M. Pftzner; W. Dominik; R. Grzywacz; A. Stolz; T. Baumann; J. S. Berryman; H. Czyrkowski; R. D?browski; A. Fija?kowska; T. Ginter; J. Johnson; G. Kami?ski; N. Larson; S. N. Liddick; M. Madurga; C. Mazzocchi; S. Mianowski; K. Miernik; D. Miller; S. Paulauskas; J. Pereira; K. P. Rykaczewski; S. Suchyta

2014-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Nanolayered CrAlTiN and multilayered CrAlTiNAlTiN coatings for solid particle erosion protection  

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Abstract Applying hard coatings on airfoil surfaces is proven to be an effective approach to mitigating erosion damage to engine components. Nanolayered or multilayered coatings, because of their capability of tailoring hardness and toughness through modifications in the chemistry and architecture of layer constituents, have been explored as potential candidates for this specific application. In this study, nanolayered CrAlTiN (CrN/AlTiN) coatings with different modulation periods, along with multilayered CrAlTiNAlTiN coatings having different number of layers and different thickness of individual layers, were fabricated, characterized and evaluated. All the coatings significantly outperformed the CrN baseline in erosion resistance, and their performance was strongly affected by the bilayer period of the nanolayered coatings or the layer architectural characteristics of multilayered coatings.

Q. Yang; R. McKellar

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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zimas para entender evoluo de leveduras -Terra Brasil 1/1...terra.com.br/.../cientistas-recriam-enzimas-para-entender-evolucao-de-leveduras,a996ed7e34c...  

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como enzima ligada ao câncer funciona http://noticias.terra.com.br/ciencia parte do tratamento contra... http://noticias.terra.com.br/ciencia evolução de cromossomos sexuais http://noticias.terra.com.br/ciencia

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Corrosion Behavior of Solution-Annealed CoCrMo Medical Implant  

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! ! ! Corrosion Behavior of Solution- Annealed CoCrMo Medical Implant Alloys Pooja Panigrahi University June 6, 2011 #12;! ! ""! Corrosion Behavior of Solution-Annealed CoCrMo Medical Implant Alloys and Applied Sciences Northwestern University June 6, 2011 Abstract Corrosion behavior of solution annealed

Shull, Kenneth R.

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Characterization of the Ni-Cr Alloy Prepared by Laser Cladding Method  

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The laser cladding Ni-Cr alloy was prepared by adding nickel coated chromium composite powders on the surface of 45 steel using the laser cladding method. The component and microstructure were investigated by EDS, SEM, and HRTEM. The results show that ... Keywords: Ni-Cr alloy, laser cladding, characterization

Rui Yang; Dongjian Gao; Zhijia Qu

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MAGNESIUM ISOTOPIC COMPOSITION OF CAIs AND CHONDRULES FROM CR CHONDRITES. B. , M. Gounelle1  

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MAGNESIUM ISOTOPIC COMPOSITION OF CAIs AND CHONDRULES FROM CR CHONDRITES. B. Mimoun1 , M. Gounelle1. Introduction: The magnesium isotopic composi- tion of primitive extraterrestrial materials is worth measuring.g. 10]. Figure 1: The magnesium isotopic composition of CAIs in CR chondrites. Error bars are 1

Technische Universiteit Delft

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EPR, ENDOR, and optical-absorption study of Cr3 centers substituting  

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ARTICLES EPR, ENDOR, and optical-absorption study of Cr3¿ centers substituting for niobium in Li of Sciences, Kiev, Ukraine Received 6 January 2000; revised manuscript received 3 May 2000 A triplet of EPR % of Cr. Detailed investigations of the angular dependencies of EPR and electron nuclear double

Malovichko, Galina

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The effect of metallurgical variables on the electrocatalytic properties of PtCr alloys  

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In this investigation, the effect of alloying on catalysis, especially with respect to oxygen and the ORR, was examined. A series of PtCr alloys allowed four major aspects of alloying to be investigated: (i) effect of decreasing lattice parameter with increasing Cr content in the Pt terminal solid solution, (ii) effect of an order/disorder transition, (iii) difference between intermetallic and solid solution structures, and (iv) effect of dendritic segregation. Results indicated that contrary to the findings of previous investigators, decreased lattice spacing did not correlate with an increase in ORR activity. Atomic ordering in low Cr content specimens, however, was found to generally increase catalysis. Results also indicated that disordered structures interact more strongly with impurities than the ordered structures. ORR Tafel slopes, however, were unaffected by atomic ordering although additional chromium, up to at least 35 atom percent (a/o), caused a decrease in Tafel slope apparently due to oxide reduction effects. At higher Cr concentrations, catalysis decreased due to the passive nature of chromium oxide. The change in crystal structure which occurs for the 80 a/o Cr sample and the dendritic structure, had little effect on most of the electrochemical parameters studied relative simply to the additional Cr content. The results of this work also indicated that, in general, no alloy in the PtCr system is more catalytic than pure Pt. This result is in contrast to gas diffusion cell studies which have shown significant increases in catalysis due to PtCr alloying.

Glass, J.T.; Cahen, G.L. Jr.; Stoner, G.E.; Taylor, E.J.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A DFT Study of Ethanol Adsorption and Dehydrogenation on Cu/Cr2O3 Catalyst  

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In this work, DFT simulation method was used to study the adsorption and dehydrogenation of ethanol on Cu/Cr2O3 catalyst. Firstly, the stable configuration of Cu4 cluster adsorbed on Cr2O3...(001) surface was stu...

Minhua Zhang; Yanping Huang; Ruzhen Li; Guiming Li; Yingzhe Yu

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Resonant impurity scattering and electron-phonon scattering in the electrical resistivity of Cr thin films  

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Resonant impurity scattering and electron-phonon scattering in the electrical resistivity of Cr The resistivity as a function of temperature from 0.6 to 300 K for epitaxial and polycrystalline Cr thin films residual resistivity up to 400 cm and a minimum at low temperatures below 100 K . This is strong

Hellman, Frances

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SF6432-CR (02-01-12) Cost Reimbursement  

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Mn-doping-induced itinerant-electron ferromagnetism in Cr2GeC  

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The magnetism of the Mn+1AXn phase, Cr2GeC, and its Mn-doped system, (Cr1?xMnx)2GeC (x?0.25), synthesized via a solid state reaction, was investigated systematically. Cr2GeC is in a spin-unpolarized state, but the ferromagnetic band polarization is induced immediately by the Mn doping. The Curie temperature, TC, and the spontaneous moment, ps, increase almost proportionally to the Mn concentration, strongly suggesting that Cr2GeC is located in the vicinity of a ferromagnetic quantum critical point. The strong concentration dependence of peff/ps, where peff is the effective moment in the paramagnetic state, indicates that the ferromagnetism appearing in the Mn-doped Cr2GeC can be classified as a typical itinerant-electron ferromagnetism in a wide range of the degree of electron localization.

Z. Liu; T. Waki; Y. Tabata; H. Nakamura

2014-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Photocatalysts of Cr Doped TiO2 Film Prepared by Micro Arc Oxidation  

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A series of Cr doped TiO2 films were prepared by micro arc oxidation (MAO) using an electrolyte of Na 3PO4+K2Cr2O7. X-ray diffraction and scanning electron microscopy revealed that the films mainly consisted of anatase phase with a porous surface morphology. The films have an excellent photocatalytic effect for degradation of methylene blue and decomposition of water under visible light illumination. This arises from the formation of Cr3+/Cr4+ and oxygen vacancy energy levels owing to Cr doping. The former reduces the electron-hole recombination chance while the latter generates a new gap between the conduction band (CB) and valence band (VB) of TiO2 which lowers the photo energy of the excited electron in the VB to the oxygen vacancy states. The mechanisms for film synthesis during the MAO process are also presented.

Li Wan; Jian-feng Li; Jia-you Feng; Wei Sun; Zong-qiang Mao

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

Solid Solutions between CrO4- and SO4-Ettringite Ca6(Al(OH)6)2[(CrO4)x(SO4)1-x]3*26 H2O  

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Solid Solutions between CrO4- and SO4-Ettringite Ca6(Al(OH)6)2[(CrO4)x(SO4)1-x]3*26 H2O ... Solid solutions between SO4- and CrO4-ettringite are synthesized, characterized and solubility products are determined and illustrated in a Lippmann diagram. ... In cementitous systems, CrO42? is thought to be incorporated as a solid solution with SO42? in ettringite. ...

Sabine M. Leisinger; Barbara Lothenbach; Gwenn Le Saout; Ralf Kgi; Bernhard Wehrli; C. Annette Johnson

2010-11-05T23:59:59.000Z

156

Integrated Ecogenomics Study for Bioremediation of Cr(VI) at Hanford 100H Area  

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Hexavalent chromium is a widespread contaminant found in groundwater. In order to stimulate microbially mediated Cr(VI)-reduction, a poly-lactate compound was injected into Cr(VI)-contaminated aquifers at site 100H at Hanford. Investigation of bacterial community composition using high-density DNA microarray analysis of 16S rRNA gene products revealed a stimulation of Pseudomonas, Desulfovibrio and Geobacter species amongst others. Enrichment of these organisms coincided with continued Cr(VI) depletion. Functional gene-array analysis of DNA from monitoring well indicated high abundance of genes involved in nitrate-reduction, sulfate-reduction, iron-reduction, methanogenesis, chromium tolerance/reduction. Clone-library data revealed Psedomonas was the dominant genus in these samples. Based on above results, we conducted lab investigations to study the dominant anaerobic culturable microbial populations present at this site and their role in Cr(VI)-reduction. Enrichments using defined anaerobic media resulted in isolation of an iron-reducing, a sulfate-reducing and a nitrate-reducing isolate among several others. Preliminary 16S rDNA sequence analysis identified the isolates as Geobacter metallireducens, Pseudomonas stutzeri and Desulfovibrio vulgaris species respectively. The Pseudomonas isolate utilized acetate, lactate, glycerol and pyruvate as alternative carbon sources, and reduced Cr(VI). Anaerobic washed cell suspension of strain HLN reduced almost 95?M Cr(VI) within 4 hr. Further, with 100?M Cr(VI) as sole electron-acceptor, cells grew to 4.05 x 107 /ml over 24 h after an initial lag, demonstrating direct enzymatic Cr(VI) reduction coupled to growth. These results demonstrate that Cr(VI)-immobilization at Hanford 100H site could be mediated by direct microbial metabolism in addition to indirect chemical reduction of Cr(VI) by end-products of microbial activity.

Chakraborty, Romy; Chakraborty, Romy

2008-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

157

Investigation of the {gamma}-Ti(Cr,Al)2 phase at 800 C and 1000 C  

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A section of the Ti-Al-Cr ternary system, centered around the {gamma}-TiCr{sub 2} phase was examined using five quenched bulk alloy samples and three diffusion couples. Due to the sluggishness of diffusion both at 800 and 1,000 C in the TiCr{sub 2} phase fields, the heat treatment produced a state of near-equilibrium in the samples rather than complete equilibrium, as desired. However, as previous studies have made use of similar, or shorter, processing schedules, the results of the present study should be considered as valid as the earlier works. As a confirmation of the phase composition obtained from the near-equilibrium bulk alloys, the results of a diffusion couple analysis, yielded similar compositions. It is clear, based on the above results that the {gamma}-TiCr{sub 2}, with a C14 crystal structure, does indeed extend into the Ti-Al-Cr ternary system as indicated by Suprunenko et al. The {gamma}-TiCr{sub 2} phase advances into the ternary as the b solid solution pulls away from the Ti-Cr binary system with decreasing temperature. Solubility into the ternary system is made possible by Al atoms substituting onto Cr sites, as is observed for the Al-Cr-Nb ternary system. Although the solubility of the {gamma}-TiCr{sub 2} phase extends from about 3--19at% Al at 1,000 C and from 6--24at% Al at 800 C, the exact limits of solubility are yet to be determined.

Jewett, T.J.; Dahms, M. [GKSS Research Centre, Geesthacht (Germany)] [GKSS Research Centre, Geesthacht (Germany)

1995-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Usnesen ze 4. zasedn Vdeck rady AV CR konanho dne 10. z 1. Oven a kontrola zpisu z 3. zasedn  

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reform terciárního vzdlávání. Vdecká rada AV CR bere se souhlasem na vdomí stanovisko AR AV CR k reform

Tebbens, Jurjen Duintjer

159

Changing concentrations of CO, CH4, C5H8, CH3Br, CH3I, and dimethyl sulfide during the Southern Ocean Iron Enrichment Experiments  

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...important sink for atmospheric CH 3 Br, a result...half of the atmospheric organobromine burden...delay the recovery of stratospheric...from ocean waters is a major source of cloud condensation nuclei...above the atmospheric boundary layer...

Oliver W. Wingenter; Karl B. Haase; Peter Strutton; Gernot Friederich; Simone Meinardi; Donald R. Blake; F. Sherwood Rowland

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

160

Local Cu and Br environments and their relationship to superconductivity restoration in brominated YBa{sub 2}Cu{sub 3}O{sub y}  

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{sup 63,65}Cu nuclear quadrupole resonance (NQR) and Br {ital k}-edge x-ray absorption fine structure (XAFS) have been used to study the local structures in well-characterized samples of deoxygenated and brominated YBa{sub 2}Cu{sub 3}O{sub y}(YBCO). NQR shows that after bromination of YBa{sub 2}Cu{sub 3}O{sub 6.1} at 260thinsp{degree}C, oxygen has repopulated the chain sites. From XAFS, it is concluded that Br does not enter the YBCO lattice, but rather precipitates out as small nanoscale particles of BaBr{sub 2}. These results provide clear evidence of the role of Br in reoxygenating the YBCO structure and an explanation for the partial restoration of superconductivity in the YBCO system. {copyright} {ital 1998 American Institute of Physics.}

Potrepka, D.M.; Fenner, D.B.; Balasubramanian, M.; Hines, W.A.; Budnick, J.I. [Department of Physics and Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 (United States)] [Department of Physics and Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 (United States)

1998-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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161

Role of Embedded Clustering in Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors: Cr Doped GaN X. Y. Cui,1  

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, typically 5 (20­30) times smaller for Cr-based (Mn-based) III-V DMS than the value expected, 3 B= Cr4 BRole of Embedded Clustering in Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors: Cr Doped GaN X. Y. Cui,1 J. E configurations coexist and the statistical distribution and associated magnetism will depend sensitively

Medvedeva, Julia E.

162

Using direct hot-rolling approach to obtain dual-phase weathering steel CuPCrNiMo  

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A weathering steel CuPCrNiMo has been ... based on the continuous cooling transformation diagram of weathering steel CuPCrNiMo. The results show that the microstructures of DP weathering steels CuPCrNi...

Chunling Zhang; Dayong Cai; Bo Liao; Yunchang Fan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

163

Itinerant and local-moment magnetism in EuCr2As2 single crystals  

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We report on the crystal structure, physical properties, and electronic structure calculations for the ternary pnictide compound EuCr2As2. X-ray diffraction studies confirmed that EuCr2As2 crystalizes in the ThCr2Si2-type tetragonal structure (space group I4/mmm). The Eu ions are in a stable divalent state in this compound. Eu moments in EuCr2As2 order magnetically below Tm=21 K. A sharp increase in the magnetic susceptibility below Tm and the positive value of the paramagnetic Curie temperature obtained from the Curie-Weiss fit suggest dominant ferromagnetic interactions. The heat capacity exhibits a sharp ?-shape anomaly at Tm, confirming the bulk nature of the magnetic transition. The extracted magnetic entropy at the magnetic transition temperature is consistent with the theoretical value Rln(2S+1) for S=7/2 of the Eu2+ ion. The temperature dependence of the electrical resistivity ?(T) shows metallic behavior along with an anomaly at 21 K. In addition, we observe a reasonably large negative magnetoresistance (??24%) at lower temperature. Electronic structure calculations for EuCr2As2 reveal a moderately high density of states of Cr-3d orbitals at the Fermi energy, indicating that the nonmagnetic state of Cr is unstable against magnetic order. Our density functional calculations for EuCr2As2 predict a G-type AFM order in the Cr sublattice. The electronic structure calculations suggest a weak interlayer coupling of the Eu moments.

U. B. Paramanik; R. Prasad; C. Geibel; Z. Hossain

2014-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Electrochemical Testing of Ni-Cr-Mo-Gd Alloys  

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The waste package site recommendation design specified a boron-containing stainless steel, Neutronit 976/978, for fabrication of the internal baskets that will be used as a corrosion-resistant neutron-absorbing material. Recent corrosion test results gave higher-than-expected corrosion rates for this material. The material callout for these components has been changed to a Ni-Cr-Mo-Gd alloy (ASTM-B 932-04, UNS N06464) that is being developed at the Idaho National Laboratory. This report discusses the results of initial corrosion testing of this material in simulated in-package environments that could contact the fuel baskets after breach of the waste package outer barrier. The corrosion test matrix was executed using the potentiodynamic and potentiostatic electrochemical test techniques. The alloy performance shows low rates of general corrosion after initial removal of a gadolinium-rich second phase that intersects the surface. The high halide-containing test solutions exhibited greater tendencies toward initiation of crevice corrosion.

T. E. Lister; R. E. Mizia; H. Tian

2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

Steamside Oxidation Behavior of Experimental 9%Cr Steels  

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Reducing emissions and increasing economic competitiveness require more efficient steam power plants that utilize fossil fuels. One of the major challenges in designing these plants is the availability of materials that can stand the supercritical and ultra-supercritical steam conditions at a competitive cost. There are several programs around the world developing new ferritic and austenitic steels for superheater and reheater tubes exposed to the advanced steam conditions. The new steels must possess properties better than current steels in terms of creep strength, steamside oxidation resistance, fireside corrosion resistance, and thermal fatigue resistance. This paper introduces a series of experimental 9%Cr steels containing Cu, Co, and Ti. Stability of the phases in the new steels is discussed and compared to the phases in the commercially available materials. The steels were tested under both the dry and moist conditions at 650C for their cyclical oxidation resistance. Results of oxidation tests are presented. Under the moist conditions, the experimental steels exhibited significantly less mass gain compared to the commercial P91 steel. Microstructural characterization of the scale revealed different oxide compositions.

Dogan, O.N.; Holcomb, G.R.; Alman, D.E.; Jablonski, P.D.

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Highly energy-efficient agricultural lighting by B+R \\{LEDs\\} with beam shaping using micro-lens diffuser  

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This paper presents a high-performance LED agricultural luminaire that uses a beam-shaping diffuser to achieve high optical efficiency and energy saving. The agricultural luminaire performs an optical efficiency as high as 84.2%. The beam shaping effect also obtains irradiance uniformity of 1/2.56 and excellent spatial color uniformity. The enhancement ratio of optical utilization factor in the proposed agricultural luminaire is 360% in comparison with traditional lighting. Under the designed case, the total utilization factor, including optical utilization factor and spectral utilization factor, of the B+R LED lamp can save 86.1% of power consumption in comparison with compact fluorescent bulbs.

Xuan-Hao Lee; Yu-Yu Chang; Ching-Cherng Sun

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

The Effect of Temperature, Photoperiod, and Light Quality on Gluconasturtiin Concentration in Watercress (Nasturtium officinale R. Br.)  

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Department of Horticultural Science, University of Minnesota, 1970 Folwell Avenue, 305 Alderman Hall, St. Paul, Minnesota 55108 ... officinale R. Br., Johnny's Selected Seeds, Albion, ME) was seeded in 12.5 cm square pots in moist soil-less media (SunGro Horticulture, SunShine SB-300 Universal, Bellevue, WA) containing sphagnum peat, bark, perlite, and vermiculite and grown in two growth chambers (model GCW-15, Environmental Growth Chambers, Chagrin Falls, OH). ... The R light was provided by three R fluorescent lamps (Sylvania F48T12/2364/HO) filtered through an Encapsulite red tube guard (Lighting Plastics of Minnesota, St. Louis Park, MN). ...

Gerard Engelen-Eigles; Greg Holden; Jerry D. Cohen; Gary Gardner

2005-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Argonne TTRDC - D3 (Downloadable Dynamometer Database) - 2010 Honda CR-Z  

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CR-Z Hybrid CR-Z Hybrid honda crz Front View - 2010 Honda CR-Z Hybrid The Honda CR-Z hybrid builds upon the Insight/Civic Honda hybrid systems with a sporty angle. The vehicle is marketed as a successor to the CRX 2-seat sport compact. It features a 1.5 L (83 kW) engine (larger than the 1.3 L used in the Insight and Civic HEVs) and is offered with both an automatic (push-belt CVT) and a manual transmission. The battery is similar to the Insight pack at 100.8 nominal voltage. The IMA motor is specified at 13 hp. Key Technology Mild hybrid "Honda IMA" hybrid system 1.5 L (83 kW) engine 100.8-Volt Nickel-Metal-Hydride (NiMH) Features 3 operational modes: "Econ," "Normal," and "Sport" Report Testing Summary (pdf) Data Download all data (zip)

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Microsoft Word - CR-091 Primary Basis of Cost Savings and Cost...  

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CR-091 Primary Basis of Cost Savings and Cost Savings Amount Custom Fields Primary Basis of Cost Savings and Cost Savings Amount Custom Fields Background On August 29 th , 2013 the...

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GLADY CASSIT Y VANDALIA MURPHY CR EEK BU CKHN-CENT URY CLAY  

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ABBOTT-FREN CH CR EEK AU BURN DAGU E BEASON RU N ELLAMORE RUSSET GAULEY MOUNTAIN JORDAN RUN OVERHI LL HANNIBAL BU FFALO FETT ERMAN ETAM AR MBRUST LOR EN TZ ORM A LINDEN FALL...

171

Luminescence and other spectroscopic properties of purple and green Cr-clinochlore  

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The luminescence of purple chlorite is rather unusual because of a quite high amount of Cr2O3 in this crystal. Accordingly, effective concentration quenching of luminescence might be expected. Indeed, the emissio...

Maria Czaja; Mariola K?dzio?ka-Gawe?

2014-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

C/CrC nanocomposite coating deposited by magnetron sputtering at high ion irradiation conditions  

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CrC with the fcc NaCl (B1) structure is a metastable phase that can be obtained under the non-equilibrium conditions of high ion irradiation. A nano-composite coating consisting of amorphous carbon embedded in a CrC matrix was prepared via the unbalanced magnetron sputtering of graphite and Cr metal targets in Ar gas with a high ionized flux (ion-to-neutral ratio Ji/Jn = 6). The nanoscale amorphous carbon clusters self-assembled into layers alternated by CrC, giving the composite a multilayer structure. The phase, microstructure, and composition of the coating were characterized using x-ray diffraction, transmission electron microscopy, and aberration corrected scanning transmission electron microscopy coupled with electron energy loss spectroscopy. The interpretation of the true coating structure, in particular the carbide type, is discussed.

Zhou, Z.; Rainforth, W. M. [Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 3JD (United Kingdom); Gass, M. H.; Bleloch, A. [SuperSTEM at Daresbury Laboratory, Daresbury, Cheshire, WA4 4AD (United Kingdom); Ehiassarian, A. P.; Hovsepian, P. Eh. [Materials Engineering Research Institute, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, S1 1WB (United Kingdom)

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

Graphene mode-locked Cr:ZnS laser with 41 fs pulse duration  

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We report the ultrashort-pulse Cr:ZnS laser mode-locked by graphene-based saturable absorber mirror. Using the combination of bulk material and a chirped mirror, we demonstrate the...

Tolstik, Nikolai; Sorokin, Evgeni; Sorokina, Irina T

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Optimizing Cr(VI) adsorption on activated carbon produced from heavy oil fly ash  

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In order to explore the beneficial utilization of heavy oil fly ash (HOFA) generated in the power plants, the present study is intended to optimize the chromium(VI) [Cr(VI)] adsorption on activated carbon prod...

Abdullah Mofarrah; Tahir Husain; Bing Chen

2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

Observations of Unresolved Photospheric Magnetic Fields in Solar Flares Using Fe i and Cr i Lines  

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The structure of the photospheric magnetic field during solar flares is examined using echelle spectropolarimetric observations. The study is based on several Fei and Cri lines observed at locations correspondi...

M. Gordovskyy; V. G. Lozitsky

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

Widely-tunable femtosecond operation of Cr:LiSAF lasers using broadband saturable bragg reflectors  

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We describe a low-cost diode-pumped Cr:LiSAF laser, mode-locked using a broadband saturable Bragg reflector. The laser produces continuously tunable sub-200-fs pulses from 800 nm to 905 nm.

Demirbas, Umit

177

Audit Report: CR-B-02-01 | Department of Energy  

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2-01 Audit Report: CR-B-02-01 October 15, 2001 Fixed-Price Contracting for Department of Energy Cleanup Activities As part of its Contract Reform effort, the Department of Energy...

178

Properties of spark-deposited NiCrNiAl coatings  

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The structure and phase composition of sintered NiCrNiAl alloys and the kinetics of their electrospark deposition onto 45 steel are examined. It is ... shown that the mass transfer coefficient for the deposition

A. V. Paustovskii; R. A. Alfintseva

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

179

Preliminary observations of the thermodynamic predictions of Fe-Cr-Ni alloys in coal gasifier environments  

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The construction of thermodynamic stability diagrams for the Fe-Cr-Ni systems is discussed. The constructed diagrams are used to predict materials behavior at coal gasifier oxygen and sulfur pote...

B. A. Gordon; V. Nagarajan

1979-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

Thermodynamic predictions of the behavior of Fe-Cr-Al alloys in coal gasifier environments  

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The construction of thermodynamic stability diagrams for the Fe-Cr-Al system is discussed. The constructed diagrams are used to predict materials behavior at coal gasifier oxygen and sulfur potentials. Experiment...

B. A. Gordon; W. Worrell; V. Nagarajan

1979-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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181

Cr17Ni14Mo3 Powder Laser Cladding on 45Steel Substrate  

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The relationship between laser power, scan-rate, thickness of pre-placed powder particles, overlap, preheating and laser cladding coating quality was analyzed. Laser cladding of Cr17Ni14Mo3 stainless steel powder...

Sun Huilai; Lin Shuzhong; Zhao Fangfang; Qi Xiangyang

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

Flat panel display using Ti-Cr-Al-O thin film  

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Thin films of Ti--Cr--Al--O are used as a resistor material. The films are rf sputter deposited from ceramic targets using a reactive working gas mixture of Ar and O.sub.2. Resistivity values from 10.sup.4 to 10.sup.10 Ohm-cm have been measured for Ti--Cr--Al--O film <1 .mu.m thick. The film resistivity can be discretely selected through control of the target composition and the deposition parameters. The application of Ti--Cr--Al--O as a thin film resistor has been found to be thermodynamically stable, unlike other metal-oxide films. The Ti--Cr--Al--O film can be used as a vertical or lateral resistor, for example, as a layer beneath a field emission cathode in a flat panel display; or used to control surface emissivity, for example, as a coating on an insulating material such as vertical wall supports in flat panel displays.

Jankowski, Alan F. (Livermore, CA); Schmid, Anthony P. (Solan Beach, CA)

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

Structure, Magnetism, and Transport of CuCr2Se4 Thin Films  

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Structure, Magnetism, and Transport of CuCr 2 Se 4 Thindichroism shows that the magnetism persists to the surfacesuch as the nature of magnetism at surfaces and interfaces.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

184

Low-cost, single-mode diode-pumped Cr:Colquiriite lasers  

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We present three Cr[superscript 3+]:Colquiriite lasers as low-cost alternatives to Ti:Sapphire laser technology. Single-mode laser diodes, which cost only $150 each, were used as pump sources. In cw operation, with ~520 ...

Demirbas, Umit

185

Microstructural analyses of Cr(VI) speciation in chromite ore processing Residue (COPR)  

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Christodoulatos, C. Ettringite-Induced Heave in Chromite Orehydrotalcite calcite quartz ettringite amorphous HB n.d.of the total Cr(VI). Ettringite (Ca 6 Al 2 (SO 4 ) 3 (OH) 12

CHRYSOCHOOU, MARIA

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

Audit Report: CR-FS-96-03 | Department of Energy  

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FS-96-03 Audit Report: CR-FS-96-03 April 15, 1996 Report on Matters Identified at Strategic Petroleum Reserve During Audit of Statement of Financial Position Audit Report:...

187

Heat treatment, aging effects, and microstructure of 12 Pct Cr steels  

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The 12 pct Cr steels are attractive materials for advanted steam generators. In support of the DEBENE project for the development of a sodiumcooled fast reactor, a materials program is in progress to show the ...

J. W. Schinkel; P. L. F. Rademakers; B. R. Drenth

1984-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

Laser Performance of Composite Nd:YAG/Cr:YAG Ceramics for Laser Ignition  

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Monolithic lasers of composite Nd:YAG/Cr:YAG ceramics with different Nd concentrations and cavity lengths were tested. A passively Q-switched pulse energy of 1.7mJ with a duration of...

Tsunekane, Masaki; Taira, Takunori

189

CORROSION OF Fe-10Al-Cr ALLOYS BY COAL CHAR  

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Potent.ials Encountered in Coal Conversion Systems", NASA TNof Illinois #6 ash and coal char. Figure 1. Cross sectionsof Fe-lOAl-Cr Alloys by Coal Char B. A. Gordon and V.

Gordon, B.A.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

Electronic Structure of CrN: from Macro to Nano | Argonne National...  

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Electronic Structure of CrN: from Macro to Nano January 28, 2015 11:00AM to 12:00PM Presenter Antia Sanchez Botana, University of California, Davis Location Building 223, Room S105...

191

Heat Resistance of Electric Arc Coatings Made of FeCrBAl Powder Wire  

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Electric metallized coatings made of FeCrBAl powder wire possess a high heat resistance at 700800C at the level ... the base material. To obtain heat-resistant electric metallized coatings of powder wire, it...

V. Pokhmurs'kyi; M. Student; B. Formanek; V. Serivka; Yu. Dz'oba

2003-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

ISSUES REGARDING FEE STRUCTURE FOR THREE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT CONTRACTS, CR-B-01-01  

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CR-B-01-01 CR-B-01-01 AUDIT REPORT ISSUES REGARDING FEE STRUCTURE FOR THREE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT CONTRACTS MAY 2001 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF AUDIT SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Washington, DC 20585 May 9, 2001 MEMORANDUM FOR THE DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION FROM: Phillip L. Holbrook (Signed) Deputy Inspector General for Audit Services Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Issues Regarding Fee Structure for

193

PVD synthesis and high-throughput property characterization of Ni?Fe?Cr alloy libraries  

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Three methods of alloy library synthesis, thick-layer deposition followed by interdiffusion, composition-spread codeposition and electron-beam melting of thick deposited layers, have been applied to Ni-Fe-Cr ternary and Ni-Cr binary alloys. Structural XRD mapping and mechanical characterization by means of nanoindentation have been used to characterize the properties of the libraries. The library synthesis methods are compared from the point of view of the structural and mechanical information they can provide.

Rar, A.; Frafjord, J.J.; Fowlkes, Jason D.; Specht, E.D.; Rack, P.D.; Santella, M.L.; Bei, H.; George, E.P.; Pharr, G.M. (Tennessee-K); (Tennessee-K); (ORNL)

2010-11-10T23:59:59.000Z

194

Heat treatment of NiCrFe alloy to optimize resistance to intergrannular stress corrosion  

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A process of producing a NiCrFe alloy having a high resistance to stress corrosion cracking comprising heating a NiCrFe alloy to a temperature sufficient to enable the carbon present in the alloy body in the form of carbide deposits to enter into solution, rapidly cool the alloy body, and heat the cooled body to a temperature between 1100.degree. to 1500.degree. F. for about 1 to 30 hours.

Steeves, Arthur F. (Schenectady, NY); Bibb, Albert E. (Clifton Park, NY)

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

High-pressure structure of half-metallic CrO2 B. R. Maddox  

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transition from rutile -CrO2 phase I P42/mnm to orthorhombic -CrO2 phase II CaCl2-like, Pnnm is presented. The transition to the CaCl2 structure, which appears to be second order, occurs at 12±3 GPa without any typically transforms to another sixfold-coordinated structure, CaCl2, or the -PbO2 structure found in shock

Pickett, Warren

196

while ll 6= ERROR do tcl tuple of ctcl corresponding to ll.tid cr  

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corresponding to cdb.tid cr lca #12;rst tuple t of li cl such that t.class >= ca.name caf while lca 6= ERROR and lca.class = ca.name do lia tuple of logical images corresponding to lca.tid cr lcb #12;rst tuple next tuple of li cl in alphabetic order can lca next tuple of li cl in alphabetic order can Plan P4P

Samet, Hanan

197

Surface modification to improve fireside corrosion resistance of Fe-Cr ferritic steels  

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An article of manufacture and a method for providing an Fe--Cr ferritic steel article of manufacture having a surface layer modification for corrosion resistance. Fe--Cr ferritic steels can be modified to enhance their corrosion resistance to liquid coal ash and other chemical environments, which have chlorides or sulfates containing active species. The steel is modified to form an aluminide/silicide passivating layer to reduce such corrosion.

Park, Jong-Hee (Clarendon Hills, IL); Natesan, Krishnamurti (Naperville, IL); Rink, David L. (Mokena, IL)

2010-03-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimizing Cr(VI) and Tc(VII) remediation through nano-scale biomineral engineering  

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To optimize the production of biomagnetite for the bioremediation of metal oxyanion contaminated waters, the reduction of aqueous Cr(VI) to Cr(III) by two biogenic magnetites and a synthetic magnetite was evaluated under batch and continuous flow conditions. Results indicate that nano-scale biogenic magnetite produced by incubating synthetic schwertmannite powder in cell suspensions of Geobacter sulfurreducens is more efficient at reducing Cr(VI) than either biogenic nano-magnetite produced from a suspension of ferrihydrite 'gel' or synthetic nano-scale Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} powder. Although X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) measurements obtained from post-exposure magnetite samples reveal that both Cr(III) and Cr(VI) are associated with nanoparticle surfaces, X-ray Magnetic Circular Dichroism (XMCD) studies indicate that some Cr(III) has replaced octahedrally coordinated Fe in the lattice of the magnetite. Inductively Coupled Plasma-Atomic Emission Spectrometry (ICP-AES) measurements of total aqueous Cr in the associated solution phase indicated that, although the majority of Cr(III) was incorporated within or adsorbed to the magnetite samples, a proportion ({approx}10-15 %) was released back into solution. Studies of Tc(VII) uptake by magnetites produced via the different synthesis routes also revealed significant differences between them as regards effectiveness for remediation. In addition, column studies using a {gamma}-camera to obtain real time images of a {sup 99m}Tc(VII) radiotracer were performed to visualize directly the relative performances of the magnetite sorbents against ultra-trace concentrations of metal oxyanion contaminants. Again, the magnetite produced from schwertmannite proved capable of retaining more ({approx}20%) {sup 99m}Tc(VII) than the magnetite produced from ferrihydrite, confirming that biomagnetite production for efficient environmental remediation can be fine-tuned through careful selection of the initial Fe(III) mineral substrate supplied to Fe(III)-reducing bacteria.

Cutting, R. S.; Coker, V. S.; Telling, N. D.; Kimber, R. L.; Pearce, C. I.; Ellis, B.; Lawson, R; van der Laan, G.; Pattrick, R.A.D.; Vaughan, D.J.; Arenholz, E.; Lloyd, J. R.

2009-09-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Controllable resistive type fault current limiter (CR-FCL) with frequency and pulse duty-cycle  

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Abstract In this paper a controllable resistive type fault current limiter (CR-FCL) is introduced. The CR-FCL inserts a pre-specified value of resistance based on a pre-defined function, by using a simple switching method, in series with the fault current path. When a fault occurs, a self turn off switch starts switching with a pre-specified frequency and duty cycle. By this switching pattern, the controlled value of resistance enters to the fault current path. So, the CR-FCL limits the fault current to the desired values. In addition, from transient stability point of view, by inserting the optimal resistance value, the CR-FCL is capable to enhance power system transient stability in a good manner. In fact, generation of the controllable resistance that depends on the duty cycle of the self turn off switch is the main idea of the CR-FCL. The variable duty cycle results the variable resistance and the fixed duty cycle results the fixed resistance. Analytical analyses of the proposed FCL are presented in details. Simulation results by power system computer-aided design/electromagnetic transients, including dc (PSCAD/EMTDC) software and corresponding experimental results are studied to validate the effectiveness of the CR-FCL. Considering error analyses, there is the good agreement between the simulation results and the experimental results.

Seyed Behzad Naderi; Mehdi Jafari; Mehrdad Tarafdar Hagh

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Theoretical investigation of spin-filtering in CrAs/GaAs heterostructures  

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The electronic structure of bulk zinc-blende GaAs, zinc-blende and tetragonal CrAs, and CrAs/GaAs supercells, computed within linear muffin-tin orbital (LMTO) local spin-density functional theory, is used to extract the band alignment for the [1,0,0] GaAs/CrAs interface in dependence of the spin orientation. With the lateral lattice constant fixed to the experimental bulk GaAs value, a local energy minimum is found for a tetragonal CrAs unit cell with a longitudinal ([1,0,0]) lattice constant reduced by ?2%. Due to the identified spin-dependent band alignment, half-metallicity of CrAs no longer is a key requirement for spin-filtering. Based on these findings, we study the spin-dependent tunneling current in [1,0,0] GaAs/CrAs/GaAs heterostructures within the non-equilibrium Green's function approach for an effective tight-binding Hamiltonian derived from the LMTO electronic structure. Results indicate that these heterostructures are promising candidates for efficient room-temperature all-semiconductor spin-filtering devices.

Stickler, B. A.; Ertler, C.; Ptz, W., E-mail: walter.poetz@uni-graz.at [Institute of Physics, Karl-Franzens Universitt Graz, Graz (Austria); Chioncel, L. [Institute of Physics, Theoretical Physics III, Center for Electronic Correlations and Magnetism, University of Augsburg, D-86135 Augsburg (Germany)

2013-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of n-irradiated Fe-Cr Model Alloys  

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High chromium ( 9-12 wt %) ferritic/martensitic steels are candidate structural materials for future fusion reactors and other advanced systems such as accelerator driven systems (ADS). Their use for these applications requires a careful assessment of their mechanical stability under high energy neutron irradiation and in aggressive environments. In particular, the Cr concentration has been shown to be a key parameter to be optimized in order to guarantee the best corrosion and swelling resistance, together with the least embrittlement. In this work, the characterization of the neutron irradiated Fe-Cr model alloys with different Cr % with respect to microstructure and mechanical tests will be presented. The behavior of Fe-Cr alloys have been studied using tensile tests at different temperature range ( from -160 deg. C to 300 deg. C). Irradiation-induced microstructure changes have been studied by TEM for two different irradiation doses at 300 deg. C. The density and the size distribution of the defects induced have been determined. The tensile test results indicate that Cr content affects the hardening behavior of Fe-Cr binary alloys. Hardening mechanisms are discussed in terms of Orowan type of approach by correlating TEM data to the measured irradiation hardening. (authors)

Matijasevic, Milena; Al Mazouzi, Abderrahim [Reactor materials research, SCK-CEN, Mol (Belgium)

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On the influence of Stark broadening on Cr I lines in stellar atmospheres  

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Using the semiclassical perturbation method, electron-, proton-, and ionized helium-impact line widths and shifts for the nine Cr I spectral lines from the $4p^7P^0-4d^7D$ multiplet, have been calculated for a perturbers density of 10$^{14}$ cm$^{-3}$ and temperatures T =2,500 - 50,000 K. The obtained results have been used to investigate the influence of Stark broadening effect in the Cr-rich Ap star $\\beta $ CrB atmosphere on line shapes of these lines. It has been found that the contribution of the proton and He II collisions to the line width and shift is significant, and it is comparable and sometimes (depending of the electron temperature) even larger than electron-impact contribution. Moreover, not only the Stark line width, but, depending on the electron-, proton-, and He\\ii density in stellar atmosphere also the Stark shift may contribute to the blue as well as to the red asymmetry of the same line. The obtained results have been used to investigate the influence of Stark broadening effect on line shapes of Cr\\i lines in the atmosphere of Cr-rich Ap star $\\beta $ CrB.

M. S. Dimitrijevic; T. Ryabchikova; L. C. Popovic; D. Shulyak; S. Khan

2005-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary design report: Babcock and Wilcox BR-100 100-ton rail/barge spent fuel shipping cask  

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The purpose of this document is to provide information on burnup credit as applied to the preliminary design of the BR-100 shipping cask. There is a brief description of the preliminary basket design and the features used to maintain a critically safe system. Following the basket description is a discussion of various criticality analyses used to evaluate burnup credit. The results from these analyses are then reviewed in the perspective of fuel burnups expected to be shipped to either the final repository or a Monitored Retrievable Storage (MRS) facility. The hurdles to employing burnup credit in the certification of any cask are then outlines and reviewed. the last section gives conclusions reached as to burnup credit for the BR-100 cask, based on our analyses and experience. All information in this study refers to the cask configured to transport PWR fuel. Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) fuel satisfies the criticality requirements so that burnup credit is not needed. All calculations generated in the preparation of this report were based upon the preliminary design which will be optimized during the final design. 8 refs., 19 figs., 16 tabs.

none,

1990-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

Bi3+ Luminescence in ABiO2Cl (A = Sr, Ba) and BaBiO2Br  

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Trivalent bismuth luminescence is reported in three Sillenbismuth oxyhalide phases, SrBiO2Cl, BaBiO2Cl, and BaBiO2Br. Thesecompounds exhibit Bi 6s6->6 s2 emission under UV and X-ray radiation.At room temperature, BaBiO2Cl shows the most intense light emission, withspectral and decay properties similar to those found in Bi4Ge3O12 (BGO).At low temperatures, each phase show an increase in the photoluminescenceintensities and a narrowing of the emission peaks. In contrast to thetemperature dependence of BGO, X-ray excited luminescence intensities ofall three phases remain relatively constant throughout the temperaturerange 10 - 295 K. This result indicates that the Sillen phases undergoless thermal quenching than BGO. The low temperature and room temperatureradio-luminescence decay times were determined from pulsed x-raymeasurements. At room temperature, SrBiO2Cl exhibits faster decays thanBGO, while, BaBiO2Cl and BaBiO2Br have decay times similar toBGO.

Porter-Chapman, Yetta D.; Bourret-Courchesne, Edith E.; Derenzo,Stephen E.

2007-01-18T23:59:59.000Z

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THE CIRCUMNUCLEAR STAR FORMATION ENVIRONMENT OF NGC 6946: Br ? AND H{sub 2} RESULTS FROM KECK INTEGRAL FIELD SPECTROSCOPY  

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We present a three-dimensional data cube of the K-band continuum and the Br ?, H{sub 2} S(0), and S(1) lines within the central 18.''5 13.''8 (520 pc 390 pc) region of NGC 6946. Data were obtained using OSIRIS, a near-infrared Integral Field Spectrograph at Keck Observatory, with Laser Guide Star Adaptive Optics. The 0.''3 resolution allows us to investigate the stellar bulge and the forming star clusters in the nuclear region on 10 pc scales. We detect giant H II regions associated with massive young star clusters in the nuclear spiral/ring (R ? 30 pc) and in the principal shocks along the nuclear bar. Comparisons of the Br ? fluxes with Pa ? line emission and radio continuum indicate A{sub K} ? 3, A{sub V} ? 25 for the nuclear star-forming regions. The most luminous H II regions are restricted to within 70 pc of the center, despite the presence of high gas columns at larger radii (R ? 200 pc). H{sub 2} emission is restricted to clouds within R ? 60 pc of the center, resembling the distribution of HCN line emission. We propose that gas-assisted migration of the young star clusters is contributing to the buildup of the nuclear bar and nuclear star cluster (R < 30 pc) in this galaxy.

Tsai, Chao-Wei [Infrared Processing and Analysis Center, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125 (United States); Turner, Jean L. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1547 (United States); Beck, Sara C. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv (Israel); Meier, David S. [Department of Physics, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM 87801 (United States); Wright, Shelley A., E-mail: Chao-Wei.Tsai@jpl.nasa.gov [Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

2013-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Detection of charge transfer processes in Cr-doped SrTiO{sub 3} single crystals  

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An insulator-to-metal transition is observed in Cr-doped SrTiO{sub 3} single crystals upon extended exposure to a high electric field, namely, electroconditioning (EC). Electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) and transport measurements under laser irradiation show anticorrelation between the Cr{sup 3+} EPR signal and the electrical current. This proves that the Cr{sup 3+} ions are responsible for the photocurrent that initiates the EC process. We observe the presence of Cr{sup 3+}/Cr{sup 4+} mixed valencies in the bulk in the conducting state. The EPR characterization of the spectra in the conducting state excludes the possibility of a Cr{sup 3+}-oxygen vacancy complex in the bulk as a result of the EC.

La Mattina, F. [Physik-Institut der Universitaet Zuerich, Winterthurerstr. 190, CH-8057 Zuerich (Switzerland); IBM Research, Zurich Research Laboratory, Saeumerstr. 4, CH-8803 Rueschlikon (Switzerland); Bednorz, J. G.; Alvarado, S. F. [IBM Research, Zurich Research Laboratory, Saeumerstr. 4, CH-8803 Rueschlikon (Switzerland); Shengelaya, A. [Physics Institute of Tbilisi State University, Chavchavadze 3, GE-0128, Tbilisi (Georgia); Keller, H. [Physik-Institut der Universitaet Zuerich, Winterthurerstr. 190, CH-8057 Zuerich (Switzerland)

2008-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of the compositional influences on the toughness of TiCr{sub 2}-base laves phase alloys  

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Systematic studies of alloys based on TiCr{sub 2} have been performed in order to improve the toughness of Laves phase intermetallics. The extent to which alloy compositions and annealing treatments influence the toughness was quantified by Vickers indentation. The single-phase Laves behavior was first established by studying stoichiometric and nonstoichiometric TiCr{sub 2}. Next, alloying effects were investigated with ternary Laves phases based on TiCr{sub 2}. Different microstructures of two-phase alloys consisting of (Ti,Cr)-bcc+TiCr{sub 2} were also examined. Various toughening theories based on vacancies, site-substitutions, crystal structure (C14, C36, or C15) stabilization, and the presence of a second phase were evaluated. The most effective factors improving the toughness of TiCr{sub 2} were determined, and toughening mechanisms are suggested.

Chen, K.C.; Allen, S.M.; Livingston, J.D.

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Measurement of the half-lives of ??As and ??Br high Z test of CVC (Standard Model) via superallowed Fermi decay  

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and content by: Pea Carl A. Ga ' rdi (Chairman of C mittee) Robert E. Tribble (Member) Jos ph B. atowitz (Member) &r Richard L. Arnowitt (Head of Department) May 1988 111 ABSTRACT Measurement of the Half-Lives of As and Br High Z Test of' CVC... (Standard Model) via Superallowed Fermi Decay. (May 1988) Robert Harry Burch Jr. , B. S. , Hniversity of Texas at San Antonio Chairman of Advisory Committee: Dr. Carl Gagliardi The half-lives of the superallowed Fermi P-decays of As and Br have been...

Burch, Robert Harry

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

209

Comparative studies of etching mechanisms of CR-39 in NaOH/H2O and NaOH/ethanol  

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Comparative studies of etching mechanisms of CR-39 in NaOH/H2O and NaOH/ethanol K.C.C. Tse, D Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong Available online 13 May 2007 Abstract The bulk etch rate for CR-39 in NaOH/ethanol accumulates on the surface of CR-39 detector during etching in NaOH/ethanol, which is absent during etching

Yu, K.N.

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Recent developments in Cr{sup 2+}-doped II-VI compound lasers  

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Transition-metal-doped zinc chalcogenide crystals have recently been investigated as potential mid-IR lasers. Tetrahedrally-coordinated Cr{sup 2+} ions are especially attractive as lasants on account of high luminescence quantum yields for emission in the 2000-3000 nm range. {sup 5}E radiative lifetimes and emission cross sections are respectively {approximately}10 {mu}sec and {approximately}10{sup -18} cm{sup 2}. The associated absorption band peaked at {approximately}1800 nm enables laser-diode pumping of the Cr{sup 2+} systems. Laser demonstrations with ZnS:Cr and ZnSe:Cr (using a MgF{sub 2}:Co{sup 2+} laser pump source) gave slope efficiencies up to 30%. Excited-state-absorption losses appear small, and passive losses dominate. Tuning experiments with a birefringent filter evidence a tuning range covering at least 2280 - 2530 nm. Cr-doped laser samples can be produced by Bridgman growth, seeded physical vapor transport, or diffusion doping.

Page, R.H.; DeLoach, L.D.; Schaffers, K.I., Patel, F.D.; Beach, R.J.; Payne, S.A.; Krupke, W.F. [Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (United States); Burger, A. [Fisk Univ., Nashville, TN (United States). Center for Photonic Materials and Devices

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy levels, radiative rates and lifetimes for transitions in Br-like ions with 38 $\\le$ Z $\\le$ 42  

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Energy levels and radiative rates for transitions in five Br-like ions (Sr IV, Y V, Zr VI, Nb VII and Mo VIII) are calculated with the general-purpose relativistic atomic structure package ({\\sc grasp}). Extensive configuration interaction has been included and results are presented among the lowest 31 levels of the 4s$^2$4p$^5$, 4s$^2$4p$^4$4d and 4s4p$^6$ configurations. Lifetimes for these levels have also been determined, although unfortunately no measurements are available with which to compare. However, recently theoretical results have been reported by Singh {\\em et al} [Phys. Scr. {\\bf 88} (2013) 035301] using the same {\\sc grasp} code. But their reported data for radiative rates and lifetimes cannot be reproduced and show discrepancies of up to five orders of magnitude with the present calculations.

Aggarwal, K M

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Calculated and measured gas formation in beryllium samples irradiated in the high flux materials testing reactor BR2  

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Beryllium samples have been irradiated in BR2, the materials testing reactor of the Nuclear Research Centre SCK/CEN at Mol, Belgium, up to fission fluence values of 5.2 10{sup 22} n/cm{sup 2} at low temperature. The gas formation (helium, tritium), as measured by SCK/CEN, as well as the induced swelling of the beryllium samples and the enhancement of the swelling due to annealing have been presented at the 17th SOFT Conference (Rome, 14--18 Sept., 1992). Since this conference, helium measurements on the same samples have been carried out at RI and calculations of the gas production have been performed, taking into account the various formation schemes. The experimental results from SCK/CEN and from RI are compared with the calculated gas formations.

De Raedt, C.M.; Sannen, L.F.; Vanmechelen, P.J. [SCK/CEN, Mol (Belgium); Oliver, B.M. [Rockwell International Corp., Canoga Park, CA (United States). Rocketdyne Div.

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Reduction of Cr(VI) under acidic conditions by the facultative Fe(III)-reducing bacterium Acidiphilium cryptum  

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The potential for biological reduction of Cr(VI) under acidic conditions was evaluated with the acidophilic, facultatively metal-reducing bacterium Acidiphilium cryptum strain JF-5 to explore the role of acidophilic microorganisms in the Cr cycle in low-pH environments. An anaerobic suspension of washed A. cryptum cells rapidly reduced 50 M Cr(VI) at pH 3.2; biological reduction was detected from pH 1.7-4.7. The reduction product, confirmed by XANES analysis, was entirely Cr(III) that was associated predominantly with the cell biomass (70-80%) with the residual residing in the aqueous phase. Reduction of Cr(VI) showed a pH optimum similar to that for growth and was inhibited by 5 mM HgCl2, suggesting that the reaction was enzyme-mediated. Introduction of O2 into the reaction medium slowed the reduction rate only slightly, whereas soluble Fe(III) (as ferric sulfate) increased the rate dramatically, presumably by the shuttling of electrons from bioreduced Fe(II) to Cr(VI) in a coupled biotic-abiotic cycle. Starved cells could not reduce Cr(VI) when provided as sole electron acceptor, indicating that Cr(VI) reduction is not an energy-conserving process in A. cryptum. We speculate, rather, that Cr(VI) reduction is used here as a detoxification mechanism.

David E. Cummings; Scott Fendorf; Rajesh K. Sani; Brent M. Peyton; Timothy S. Magnuson

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Visible Light-Driven Water Oxidation by Ir oxide Clusters Coupledto Single Cr Centers in Mesoporous Silica  

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Visible light-induced water oxidation has been demonstrated at an Ir oxide nanocluster coupled to a single Cr{sup VI} site on the pore surface of MCM-41 mesoporous silica. The photocatalytic unit was assembled by the reaction of surface Cr=O groups with Ir(acac){sub 3} precursor followed by calcination at 300 C and bond formation monitored by FT-Raman and FT-IR spectroscopy. High-resolution Z-contrast electron micrographs of the calcined material combined with energy-dispersive X-ray spot analysis confirmed the occlusion of Ir oxide nanoparticles inside the mesopores. Oxygen evolution of an aqueous suspension of the Ir{sub x}O{sub y}-CrMCM-41 upon visible light irradiation of the Cr{sup VI}-O ligand-to-metal charge-transfer absorption was monitored mass-spectrometrically. Comparison of the product yields for samples with low Cr content (Cr/Si {le} 0.02) and high Cr content (Cr/Si = 0.05) indicates that only isolated Cr centers are capable of extracting electrons from Ir oxide clusters, while di- or polychromate species are not. Water oxidation at a multielectron-transfer catalyst coupled to a single metal center has not been demonstrated before. The ability to drive water oxidation with a single metal center as electron pump offers opportunities for coupling the oxygen-evolving photocatalytic unit to reducing sites in the nanoporous scaffold.

Nakamura, Ryuhei; Frei, Heinz

2006-07-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Solid Solutions between CrO4-and SO4-Ettringite Ca6(Al(OH)6)2-  

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Solid Solutions between CrO4- and SO4-Ettringite Ca6(Al(OH)6)2- [(CrO4)x(SO4)1-x]3*26 H2O S A B I N to be incorporated as a solid solution with SO4 2- in ettringite. The formation of a solid solution (SS) could lower the soluble CrO4 2- concentrations. Ettringite containing SO4 2- or CrO4 2- and mixtures thereof have been

Wehrli, Bernhard

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Dissimilar-weld failure analysis and development. Comparative behavior of similar and dissimilar welds. Final report. [Welds of 2-1/4Cr-1Mo to 2-1/4Cr-1Mo using 2-1/4Cr-1Mo filler material; and austenitic to ferritic steel welds made by fusion welding alloy-800H to 2-1/4Cr-1Mo using nickel base filler metal ERNiCr-3  

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The 593/sup 0/C (1100/sup 0/F) stress rupture behavior of similar metal welds (SMWs) and dissimilar metal welds (DMWs) was investigated under cyclic load and cyclic temperature conditions to provide insight into the question, ''Why do DMWs fail sooner than SMWs in the fossil fuel boilers.'' The weld joints of interest were an all ferritic steel SMW made by fusion welding 2-1/4Cr-1Mo to 2-1/4Cr-1Mo using 2-1/4Cr-1Mo filler metal and an austenitic to ferritic steel DMW made by fusion welding Alloy-800H to 2-1/4Cr-1Mo using a nickel base filler metal ERNiCr-3. The stress rupture behavior obtained on cross weld specimens was similar for both types of welds with only a 20% reduction in rupture life for the DMW. For rupture times less than 1500 hours, failures occurred in the 2-1/4Cr-1Mo base metal whereas, for rupture times greater than 1500 hours, failures occurred in the 2-1/4Cr-1Mo heat affected zone (HAZ). The HAZ failures exhibited a more brittle appearance than the base metal failures for both types of welds and it appears that the life of both joints was limited by the stress rupture properties of the HAZ. These results support the hypothesis that increased residual stresses due to abrupt changes in hardness (strength) of metals involved are the major contributors to the reduction in life of DMWs as compared to SMWs. 10 refs., 15 figs., 7 tabs.

Busboom, H.; Ring, P.J.

1986-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: CR-B-02-01 | Department of Energy  

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CR-B-02-01 CR-B-02-01 Audit Report: CR-B-02-01 October 15, 2001 Fixed-Price Contracting for Department of Energy Cleanup Activities As part of its Contract Reform effort, the Department of Energy (Department) acted to increase its use of fixed-price contracts. This shift was designed to increase the cost-effectiveness of operations. Since October 1994, the Office of Environmental Management (EM) has awarded a number of fixed-price contracts for environmental cleanup activities. In so doing, EM expected significant cost savings when compared to approaches previously employed by management and operating contractors. Accurately estimating those savings is crucial to contracting strategy and project funding decisions, as well as the Department's overall environmental cleanup strategy. The objective of our audit was to determine if the cost

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A diagnosis of intense ion beam by CR-39 detectors analyzing the back scattered particles  

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A new diagnosis method has been developed utilizing back scattered particles for high energy intense ion beams. The CR-39 detector mounted on the uniform back-scatterer was irradiated with {sup 4}He{sup 2+} ions with an energy 25 MeV/n, which is never recorded as etchable track in CR-39. We found that it is possible to diagnose by analyzing the etch pits on the rear surface of CR-39 that directly contacted on the back-scatterers. It turns out that most of etch pits in the rear surface are made by the backscattered particles by investigating the growth pattern of each etch pit with multi-step etching technique. This method allows simple diagnosis of the ion beam profile and intensity distribution in mixed radiation field such as laser-driven ion acceleration experiments.

Kanasaki, Masato; Yamauchi, Tomoya; Fukuda, Yuji; Sakaki, Hironao; Hori, Toshihiko; Tampo, Motonobu; Kurashima, Satoshi; Kamiya, Tomihiro; Oda, Keiji; Kondo, Kiminori [Graduate School of Maritime Sciences, Kobe University, Kobe 658-0022, Japan and Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Kizugawa, Kyoto 619-0215 (Japan); Graduate School of Maritime Sciences, Kobe University, Kobe 658-0022 (Japan); Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Kizugawa, Kyoto 619-0215 (Japan); Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Takasaki, Gunma 370-1292 (Japan); Graduate School of Maritime Sciences, Kobe University, Kobe 658-0022 (Japan); Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Kizugawa, Kyoto 619-0215 (Japan)

2012-07-11T23:59:59.000Z

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CrRb: A molecule with large magnetic and electric dipole moments  

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We report calculations of Born-Oppenheimer potential energy curves of the chromium-rubidium heteronuclear molecule ({sup 52}Cr{sup 87}Rb), and the long-range dispersion coefficient for the interaction between ground state Cr and Rb atoms. Our calculated van der Waals coefficient (C{sub 6}=1770 a.u.) has an expected error of 3%. The ground state {sup 6{Sigma}+} molecule at its equilibrium separation has a permanent electric dipole moment of d{sub e}(R{sub e}=3.34Angstrom)=2.90 D. We investigate the hyperfine and dipolar collisions between trapped Cr and Rb atoms, finding elastic to inelastic cross section ratio of 10{sup 2}-10{sup 3}.

Pavlovic, Z. [ITAMP, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 (United States); Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269-3046 (United States); Sadeghpour, H. R. [ITAMP, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 (United States); Cote, R. [Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269-3046 (United States); Roos, B. O. [Department of Theoretical Chemistry, University of Lund, S-221 00 Lund (Sweden)

2010-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Spin injection and filtering in halfmetal/semiconductor (CrAs/GaAs) heterostructures  

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Theoretical investigations of spin-dependent transport in GaAS/CrAs/GaAs halfmetal-semiconductor heterostructures indicate that this system is a candidate for an efficient room temperature spin injector and filter. The spin dependent electronic structure of zincblende CrAs and the band offset between GaAs and CrAs are determined by ab-initio calculations within the method of linear muffin tin orbitals (LMTO). This band structure is mapped onto an effective sp{sup 3}d{sup 5}s* nearest neighbor tight-binding (TB) Hamiltonian and the steady-state transport characteristic is calculated within a non-equilibrium Greens function approach. Even at room temperature we find current spin polarizations up to 97%.

Stickler, B. A.; Ertler, C.; Ptz, W. [Institute of Physics, Karl-Franzens Universitt Graz (Austria); Chioncel, L. [Institute of Physics, Universitt Augsburg (Germany); Arrigoni, E. [Institute of Theoretical and Computational Physics, TU Graz (Austria)

2013-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Switching of the exchange bias in Fe/Cr(211) double-superlattice structures  

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The reversal of the direction of the exchange bias in a ''double-superlattice'' system which consists of an Fe/Cr antiferromagnetic (AF) superlattice which is ferromagnetically coupled with an Fe/Cr ferromagnetic (F) superlattice through a Cr spacer layer, is observed. Magnetometry and polarized neutron reflectometry show that a switch in the bias direction occurs at a field ({approx}447 Oe) well below the field (14 kOe) necessary to saturate the AF superlattice and well below the field (2 kOe) where the AF superlattice initiates a spin-flop transition. The switching of the exchange bias cannot be explained in terms of a model of uniform rotation, but rather by breakdown into domains and reversal of the AF layers. The transparency of magnetic behavior of the double superlattice may be useful in understanding the behavior of traditional exchange bias systems. (c) 2000 American Institute of Physics.

Velthuis, S. G. E. te [Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois 60439 (United States); Jiang, J. S. [Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois 60439 (United States)] [Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois 60439 (United States); Felcher, G. P. [Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois 60439 (United States)] [Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois 60439 (United States)

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Audit Report: CR-B-99-02 | Department of Energy  

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Report: CR-B-99-02 Report: CR-B-99-02 Audit Report: CR-B-99-02 September 30, 1999 Management of Unneeded Materials and Chemicals For more than 50 years, the U.S. Department of Energy (Department) and its contractors operated large production facilities and laboratories that acquired and produced directly or as by-products enormous amounts of non-nuclear materials such as sodium, lead, chemicals, and scrap metal. However, a mission change resulting from the end of the Cold War called into question the need for continued stockpiling of these materials. In the past, the Department has conducted reviews that have identified inefficiencies and recommended improvements to the materials management function. The objective of this audit was to determine if the Department efficiently disposed of its unneeded materials.

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Precipitation behavior of Ni-Cr-22 Fe-18 Mo (Hastelloy-X) and Ni-Cr-22 Co-12 Mo (Inconel-617) after isothermal aging  

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The precipitation behavior of the nickel-base alloys Ni-Cr-22Fe-18Mo (Hastelloy-X) and Ni-Cr-22Co12Mo (Inconel-617) has been investigated as a function of aging temperature. Hastelloy-X shows that M/sub 6/C and TiN are primary precipitates and M/sub 12/C, A/sub 3/B/sub 2/ (approx. = Fe/sub 3/Mo/sub 2/), and M/sub 23/C/sub 6/ are secondary precipitates, while Inconel-617 also has M/sub 6/C and TiN as primary precipitates and M/sub 23/C/sub 6/, M/sub 12/C, and Ni/sub 3/AlTi as secondary precipitates. The characterization has been carried out by metallographic and transmission electron microscopy investigations and by x-ray examinations of electrochemical isolated precipitates.

Kirchhofer, H.; Nickel, H.; Schubert, F.

1984-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Magnetic and electrical properties of layered magnets Tl(Cr,Mn,Co)Se{sub 2}  

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Tl(Cr,Mn,Co)Se{sub 2} crystals were synthesized at T {approx} 1050 K. X-ray diffraction analysis showed that TlCrSe{sub 2}, TlMnSe{sub 2}, and TlCoSe{sub 2} compounds crystallize in the hexagonal crystal system with the lattice parameters: a = 3.6999 A, c = 22.6901 A, c/a {approx} 6.133, z = 3, {rho}{sub x} = 6.209 g/cm{sup 3}; a = 6.53 A, c = 23.96 A, c/a {approx} 3.669, z = 8, {rho}{sub x} = 6.71 g/cm{sup 3}; and a = 3.747 A, c = 22.772 A, c/a {approx} 6.077, z = 3, {rho}{sub x} = 7.577 g/cm{sup 3}, respectively. Magnetic and electrical studies in the temperature range from 80-400 K showed that TlCrSe{sub 2} is a semiconductor ferromagnet, TlMnSe{sub 2} is a semiconductor antiferromagnet, and TlCoSe{sub 2} is a ferrimagnet with a conductivity characteristic of metals. A rather large deviation in the experimental effective magnetic moment for TlCrSe{sub 2} (3.05 {mu}B) from the theoretical value (3.85 {mu}B) is attributed to two-dimensional magnetic ordering in the paramagnetic region of the noticeably layered ferromagnet TlCrSe{sub 2}. In TlCrSe{sub 2}, a correlation between magnetic and electrical properties was detected.

Veliyev, R. G.; Sadikhov, R. Z.; Kerimova, E. M., E-mail: ekerimova@physics.ab.az; Asadov, Yu. G.; Jabbarov, A. I. [National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, Institute of Physics (Azerbaijan)

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/sup 51/Cr-EDTA: a marker of early intestinal rejection in the rat  

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Intestinal permeability was studied after accessory intestinal transplantation in Lewis rats. Five groups were evaluated: Group 1--isografts (N = 6); Group 2--Lewis X Brown Norway F1 (LBN-F1) allografts (N = 6); Group 3--isografts treated with CsA 2 mg/kg/day X 10 days (N = 6); Group 4--LBN-F1 allografts treated with CsA 2 mg/kg/day X 10 days (N = 6); Group 5--LBN-F1 allografts treated with CsA 4 mg/kg/day X 28 days (N = 6). Chromium-labeled ethylenedimianetetraacetate (/sup 51/Cr-EDTA) was given through the proximal stoma of the graft. Renal clearance of /sup 51/Cr-EDTA and mucosal biopsies were followed post-transplant. The biopsies of the intestinal graft showed no rejection in Groups 1, 3, and 5; fulminant rejection in Group 2; and mild atypical rejection in Group 4. /sup 51/Cr-EDTA clearance was elevated in all groups during the first 7 days post-transplant. Thereafter, /sup 51/Cr-EDTA excretion fell to lower levels in the animals with histologically normal grafts (Groups 1, 3, and 5). /sup 51/Cr-EDTA excretion in Group 4 was increased with the first histological evidence of rejection on Day 14 and remained elevated until sacrifice (P less than 0.02 compared to Groups 3 and 5). A transient permeability defect occurs after intestinal grafting. Once the graft has recovered from this injury, /sup 51/Cr-EDTA is a sensitive marker for intestinal rejection.

Grant, D.; Lamont, D.; Zhong, R.; Garcia, B.; Wang, P.; Stiller, C.; Duff, J.

1989-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Accumulation of Amorphous Cr(III)Te(IV) Nanoparticles on the Surface of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 through Reduction of Cr(VI)  

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Industrial effluents constitute a major source of metal pollution of aquatic bodies. ... Before the XAFS measurement, all samples were maintained in argon (Ar) atmosphere in order to remove any air-borne contamination leading to sample oxidation. ... (-500 mV vs. Ag/AgCl) showed that a mediatorless MR-1 biocathode started up under aerated conditions in the presence of lactate, received 5.5 and 1.7 times more electrons for Cr(VI) redn. ...

Dong-Hun Kim; Sunhwa Park; Min-Gyu Kim; Hor-Gil Hur

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Microstructure and High Temperature Oxidation Behavior of Cr-W Alloys  

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Cr alloys containing 0-30%W by weight were investigated for use in elevated temperature applications. The alloys were melted in a water-cooled, copper-hearth arc furnace. Microstructure of the alloys was characterized using x-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy, and light microscopy. A pseudocyclic oxidation test was employed to study scale formation at 1000C in dry air. The scale was predominantly chromia and spalled upon cooling. Alloying with aluminum up to 8 weight percent reduced the spalling drastically. Furthermore, aluminizing the surface of the Cr-W alloys completely stopped the spalling.

Dogan, O.N.

2007-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Silicon's role in determining swelling in neutron-irradiated Fe-Cr-Ni-Si alloys  

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Two silicon-modified alloy series, one based on Fe-15Cr-20Ni and another based on Fe-15Cr-25Ni were irradiated at target temperatures between 399 and 649{degree}C in EBR-II. The influence of silicon on swelling is more complex than previously envisioned and indicates that silicon plays two or more competing roles while in solution. Radiation-induced formation of {gamma}{prime} (Ni{sub 3}Si) precipitates is dependent on silicon and nickel content, as well as temperature. Precipitation of {gamma}{prime} appears to play only a minor role in void formation.

Sekimura, N. (Tokyo Univ., Tokai, Ibaraki (Japan)); Garner, F. A. (Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)); Newkirk, J.W. (Missouri Univ., Rolla, MO (United States))

1991-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Toughness of Cr-Mo-V steels for steam-turbine rotors  

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Cr-Mo-V steels are used extensively as the rotor material in the High Pressure and Intermediate Pressure Sections of modern steam turbines. The toughness of these rotors has a major influence on the reliability and efficiency of the turbine and the overall economy of operation and maintenance of the plant. The metallurgical factors affecting the toughness of the rotors and the methods to improve the toughness are now understood better than ever before. This paper will present a broad overview of the materials and design aspects of the toughness of Cr-Mo-V rotors with emphasis on the salient results of recent research programs aimed at improving their toughness.

Viswanathan, R.; Jaffee, R.I.

1982-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pulsed electrospark deposition of MAX phase Cr2AlC based coatings on titanium alloy  

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Abstract Coatings with a high amount of MAX phase were obtained onto Ti substrate using the pulsed electrospark deposition (PED) technique and Cr2AlC electrode material (??). The structure and phase formation of the coatings generated at different modes were studied. It was found, that a layer of titanium carbide was formed during the initial stage of the deposition at the interface as a result of chemical reaction between Cr2AlC electrode and Ti substrate which further acts as a diffusion barrier.

E.I. Zamulaeva; E.A. Levashov; T.A. Sviridova; N.V. Shvyndina; M.I. Petrzhik

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Removal of B, Cr, Mo, and Se from Wastewater by Incorporation into Hydrocalumite and Ettringite  

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Removal of B, Cr, Mo, and Se from Wastewater by Incorporation into Hydrocalumite and Ettringite ... During the leaching of fly ash in alkaline environments, hydrocalumite (Ca4Al2(OH)12(OH)26H2O) and ettringite (Ca6Al2(OH)12(SO4)326H2O) form as secondary precipitates. ... In this study, the removal of B, Cr, Mo, and Se oxyanions from high pH waters by incorporation into hydrocalumite and ettringite was examined. ...

Min Zhang; Eric J. Reardon

2003-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Substitution of modified 9 Cr-1 Mo steel for austentic stainless steels  

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This report describes the current program to develop a high-strength ferritic-martensitic steel. The alloy is essentially Fe-9% Cr-1% Mo with small additions of V and Nb and is known as modifed 9 Cr-1 Mo steel. Its elevated-temperature properties and design allowable stresses match those of type 304 stainless steel for temperatures up to 600/sup 0/C and exceed those of other ferritic steels by factors of 2 to 3. The improved strength of this alloy permits its use in place of stainless steels for many applications.

Sikka, V. K.

1982-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oxygen-17 NMR Shifts Caused by Cr{Sup ++} in Aqueous Solutions  

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Cr{sup ++} in solution produces a paramagnetic shift in the NMR absorption of O{sup 17} in ClO{sub 4}{sup -}, as well as the expected paramagnetic shift for O{sup 17} in H{sub 2}O. As the concentration of ClO{sub 4}{sup -} increases, the shift in the H{sub 2}O{sup 17} absorption is diminished, and eventually changes sign. The effects are ascribed to preferential replacement by ClO{sub 4}{sup -} of water molecules from the axial positions in the first coordination sphere about Cr{sup ++}.

Jackson, J. A.; Lemons, J. F.; Taube, H.

1962-00-00T23:59:59.000Z

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Can one identify the intrinsic structure of the yrast states in $^{48}$Cr after the backbending?  

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The backbending phenomenon in $^{48}$Cr has been investigated using the recently developed Projected Configuration Interaction (PCI) method, in which the deformed intrinsic states are directly associated with shell model (SM) wavefunctions. Two previous explanations, (i) $K=0$ band crossing, and (ii) $K=2$ band crossing have been reinvestigated using PCI, and it was found that both explanations can successfully reproduce the experimental backbending. The PCI wavefunctions in the pictures of $K=0$ band crossing and $K=2$ band crossing are highly overlapped. We conclude that there are no unique intrinsic states associated with the yrast states after backbending in $^{48}$Cr.

Gao, Zao-Chun; Chen, Y S; Chen, Y J; Tuya,

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Can one identify the intrinsic structure of the yrast states in $^{48}$Cr after the backbending?  

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The backbending phenomenon in $^{48}$Cr has been investigated using the recently developed Projected Configuration Interaction (PCI) method, in which the deformed intrinsic states are directly associated with shell model (SM) wavefunctions. Two previous explanations, (i) $K=0$ band crossing, and (ii) $K=2$ band crossing have been reinvestigated using PCI, and it was found that both explanations can successfully reproduce the experimental backbending. The PCI wavefunctions in the pictures of $K=0$ band crossing and $K=2$ band crossing are highly overlapped. We conclude that there are no unique intrinsic states associated with the yrast states after backbending in $^{48}$Cr.

Zao-Chun Gao; Mihai Horoi; Y. S. Chen; Y. J. Chen; Tuya

2010-08-02T23:59:59.000Z

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RIMS analysis of Ca and Cr in genesis solar wind collectors.  

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RIMS depth profiles have been measured for Cr and Ca in Genesis solar wind collector made from Si and compared to such measurements for ion-implanted Si reference material. The presence of surface contamination has been shown to be a significant factor influencing the total Ca and Cr fluence measured in the Genesis collectors. A procedure to remove the contaminant signal from these depth profiles using the reference material implanted with a minor isotope demonstrated that 36% of the measured Ca fluence in our Genesis sample comes from terrestrial contamination.

Veryovkin, I. V.; Tripa, C. E.; Zinovev, A. V.; King, B. V.; Pellin, M. J.; Burnett, D. S.; Materials Science Division; Univ. of Newcastle; California Inst. of Tech.

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Junior QA Engineer Intern -14895BR -EH QA Engineers are responsible for facilitating the analysis, evaluation, and testing of firmware across multiple platforms.  

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Junior QA Engineer Intern - 14895BR - EH QA Engineers are responsible for facilitating the analysis, evaluation, and testing of firmware across multiple platforms. · Develop, implement, review ­ C, Java, or other object-oriented programming language acceptable. · Networking experience (L2/L3

Ravikumar, B.

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Br-rich tips of calcified crab claws are less hard but more fracture resistant: A comparison of mineralized and heavy-element biological materials  

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-element biological material for the first time (abrasion resistance, coefficient of kinetic friction, energy the viscoelasticity of the material. We suggest that fracture resistance is of greater importance in smaller organismsBr-rich tips of calcified crab claws are less hard but more fracture resistant: A comparison

Scott, Robert A.

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Study of the ArBr-, AC, and Krl-anions and the corresponding neutral van der Waals complexes by anion zero electron kinetic energy  

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rotational transitions. From our data, we construct the potential energy curve for each neutral state as well energy functions between open and closed shell species or between neutrals and ions are gener- ally muchStudy of the ArBr-, AC, and Krl- anions and the corresponding neutral van der Waals complexes

Neumark, Daniel M.

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Electron attachment to CF{sub 3} and CF{sub 3}Br at temperatures up to 890 K: Experimental test of the kinetic modeling approach  

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Thermal rate constants and product branching fractions for electron attachment to CF{sub 3}Br and the CF{sub 3} radical have been measured over the temperature range 300-890 K, the upper limit being restricted by thermal decomposition of CF{sub 3}Br. Both measurements were made in Flowing Afterglow Langmuir Probe apparatuses; the CF{sub 3}Br measurement was made using standard techniques, and the CF{sub 3} measurement using the Variable Electron and Neutral Density Attachment Mass Spectrometry technique. Attachment to CF{sub 3}Br proceeds exclusively by the dissociative channel yielding Br{sup -}, with a rate constant increasing from 1.1 Multiplication-Sign 10{sup -8} cm{sup 3} s{sup -1} at 300 K to 5.3 Multiplication-Sign 10{sup -8} cm{sup 3} s{sup -1} at 890 K, somewhat lower than previous data at temperatures up to 777 K. CF{sub 3} attachment proceeds through competition between associative attachment yielding CF{sub 3}{sup -} and dissociative attachment yielding F{sup -}. Prior data up to 600 K showed the rate constant monotonically increasing, with the partial rate constant of the dissociative channel following Arrhenius behavior; however, extrapolation of the data using a recently proposed kinetic modeling approach predicted the rate constant to turn over at higher temperatures, despite being only {approx}5% of the collision rate. The current data agree well with the previous kinetic modeling extrapolation, providing a demonstration of the predictive capabilities of the approach.

Shuman, Nicholas S.; Miller, Thomas M.; Viggiano, Albert A. [Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico 87117 (United States); Troe, Juergen [Institut fur Physikalische Chemie, Universitaet Goettingen, Goettingen (Germany); Max-Planck-Institut fuer Biophysikalische Chemie, Tammannstrasse 6, D-37077 Goettingen (Germany)

2013-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Spin polarization at Fe/Cr interfaces L. Pizzagalli, M. Freyss, G. Moraitis, D. Stoeffler, C. Demangeat, and H. Dreysse  

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configuration with zero net moment of a thin Fe layer on a Cr surface due to a high step density. © 1997.g., a zero net magnetic moment of a Cr layer grown on a stepped Fe surface.6 It will be shown below how some irregularities at the interfaces. The spin-polarized electronic charge distribution was calculated by using

Bayreuther, Günther

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High-energy, high-efficiency harmonic generation from a Cr:LiSrAlF6 laser system  

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We have developed a near-diffraction-limited Q-switched Cr:LiSrAlF6 (Cr:LiSAF) laser system capable of producing 860-nm, 400-mJ pulses at a repetition rate of 2 Hz. Our...

Zenzie, H H; Isyanova, Y

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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USE OF MICRO X-RAY ABSORPTION SPECTROSCOPY AND DIFFRACTION TO DELINEATE Cr(VI) SPECIATION IN COPR  

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The speciation of Cr(VI) in Cromite Ore Processing Residue was investigated by means of bulk XRD, and a combination of micro-XRF, -XAS and -XRD at the Advanced Light Source (ALS), Berkeley, CA, U.S.A.. Bulk XRD yielded one group of phases that contained explicitly Cr(VI) in their structure, Calcium Aluminum Chromium Oxide Hydrates, accounting for 60% of the total Cr(VI). Micro-analyses at ALS yielded complimentary information, confirming that hydrogarnets and hydrotalcites, two mineral groups that can host Cr(VI) in their structure by substitution, were indeed Cr(VI) sinks. Chromatite (CaCrO4) was also identified by micro-XRD, which was not possible with bulk methods due to its low content. The acquisition of micro-XRF elemental maps enabled not only the identification of Cr(VI)-binding phases, but also the understanding of their location within the matrix. This information is invaluable when designing Cr(VI) treatment, to optimize release and availability for reduction.

CHRYSOCHOOU, M.; MOON, D. H.; FAKRA, S.; MARCUS, M.; DERMATAS, D.; CHRISTODOULATOS, C.

2010-06-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Chromium(VI) bioremoval by pseudomonas bacteria: role of microbial exudates for natural attenuation and biotreatment of Cr(VI) contamination  

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Laboratory batch and column experiments were conducted to investigate the role of microbial exudates, e.g., exopolymeric substance (EPS) and alginic acid, on microbial Cr(VI) reduction by two different Pseudomonas strains (P. putida P18 and P. aeuroginosa P16) as a method for treating subsurface environment contaminated with Cr(VI). Our results indicate that microbial exudates significantly enhanced microbial Cr(VI) reduction rates by forming less toxic and highly soluble organo-Cr(III) complexes despite the fact Cr(III) has a very low solubility under the experimental conditions studied (e.g., pH 7). The formation of soluble organo-Cr(III) complexes led to the protection of the cells and chromate reductases from inactivation. In systems with no organic ligands, soluble organo-Cr(III) end products were formed between Cr(III) and the EPS directly released by bacteria due to cell lysis. Our results also provide evidence that cell lysis played an important role in microbial Cr(VI) reduction by Pseudomonas bacteria due to the release of constitutive reductases that intracellularly and/or extracellularly catalyzed the reduction of Cr(VI) to Cr(III). The overall results highlight the need for incorporation of the release and formation of organo-Cr(III) complexes into reactive transport models to more accurately design and monitor in situ microbial remediation techniques for the treatment of subsurface systems contaminated with Cr(VI).

Dogan, N.M.; Dodge, C.; Kantar, C.; Gulcan, S.; Yilmaz, B.C.; Mazmanci, M.A.

2011-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Chromium(VI) Bioremoval by Pseudomonas Bacteria: Role of Microbial Exudates for Natural Attenuation and Biotreatment of Cr(VI) Contamination  

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Laboratory batch and column experiments were conducted to investigate the role of microbial exudates, e.g., exopolymeric substance (EPS) and alginic acid, on microbial Cr(VI) reduction by two different Pseudomonas strains (P. putida P18 and P. aeuroginosa P16) as a method for treating subsurface environment contaminated with Cr(VI). Our results indicate that microbial exudates significantly enhanced microbial Cr(VI) reduction rates by forming less toxic and highly soluble organo-Cr(III) complexes despite the fact Cr(III) has a very low solubility under the experimental conditions studied (e.g., pH 7). The formation of soluble organo-Cr(III) complexes led to the protection of the cells and chromate reductases from inactivation. In systems with no organic ligands, soluble organo-Cr(III) end products were formed between Cr(III) and the EPS directly released by bacteria due to cell lysis. Our results also provide evidence that cell lysis played an important role in microbial Cr(VI) reduction by Pseudomonas bacteria due to the release of constitutive reductases that intracellularly and/or extracellularly catalyzed the reduction of Cr(VI) to Cr(III). The overall results highlight the need for incorporation of the release and formation of organo-Cr(III) complexes into reactive transport models to more accurately design and monitor in situ microbial remediation techniques for the treatment of subsurface systems contaminated with Cr(VI).

N Mercan Dogan; C Kantar; S Gulcan; C Dodge; B Coskun Yilmaz; M Ali Mazmanci

2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit of Department of Energy Support Service Contracting, CR-B-95-06  

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL AUDIT OF DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY SUPPORT SERVICE CONTRACTING Report Number: Capital Regional Audit Office Date of Issue: Germantown, MD 20874 REPORT NO. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY RELEASE DATE OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL CR-B-95-06 JUNE 30, 1995 _________________________________________________________________ _______________________ AUDIT OF DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY SUPPORT SERVICE CONTRACTING

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Project EARTH-11-DP1: Exploring early solar system processes using Cr isotopes  

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Project EARTH-11-DP1: Exploring early solar system processes using Cr isotopes Supervisors: Dr D Porcelli & Dr K Amor Various isotope methods have been recently developed to explore the conditions in the early solar system and the processes that have led to the formation of the terrestrial planets. Stable

Henderson, Gideon

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NASA/CR-2001-210853 ICASE Report No. 2001-7  

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NASA/CR-2001-210853 ICASE Report No. 2001-7 Tactical Conflict Detection and Resolution in a 3-D April 2001 #12;The NASA STI Program Office... in Profile Since its founding, NASA has been dedicated to the advancement of aeronautics and space science. The NASA Scientific and Technical Information (STI) Program

Muñoz, César A.

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NASA/CR-2001-211271 ICASE Interim Report No. 39  

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NASA/CR-2001-211271 ICASE Interim Report No. 39 Real Automation in the Field C6sar Mu_oz ICASE, Hampton, Virginia Micaela Mayero INRIA, Le Chesnay Cedex, France December 2001 #12;The NASA STI Program Office... in Profile Since its founding, NASA has been dedicated to the advancement of aeronautics

Muñoz, César A.

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NASA/CR-2000-210097 ICASE Report No. 2000-16  

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NASA/CR-2000-210097 ICASE Report No. 2000-16 Aircraft Trajectory Modeling and Alerting Algorithm Verification Cdsar Muhoz ICASE, Hampton, Virginia Victor Carreho NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia April 2000 #12;The NASA STI Program Office... in Profile Since its founding, NASA has been

Muñoz, César A.

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NASA/CR-2000-209851 ICASE Report No. 2000-4  

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NASA/CR-2000-209851 ICASE Report No. 2000-4 Towards a Customizable PVS Gerald Liittgen and C_sar Mu_oz ICASE, Hampton, Virginia Ricky Butler, Ben Di Vito, and Paul Miner NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia January2000 #12;The NASA STI Program Office... in Profile Since its founding, NASA has been

Muñoz, César A.

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NASA/CR-2003-212418 NIA Report No. 2003-03  

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NASA/CR-2003-212418 NIA Report No. 2003-03 Rapid Prototyping in PVS César A. Muñoz National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, Virginia November 2003 #12;The NASA STI Program Office . . . in Profile Since its founding, NASA has been dedicated to the advancement of aeronautics and space science

Muñoz, César A.

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NASA/CR-2007-214546 NIA Report No. 2007-03  

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NASA/CR-2007-214546 NIA Report No. 2007-03 Batch Proving and Proof Scripting in PVS Cesar A. Munoz National Institute of Aerospace (NIA), Hampton, Virginia February 2007 #12;The NASA STI Program Office . . . in Profile Since its founding, NASA has been dedicated to the advancement of aeronautics and space science

Muñoz, César A.

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NASA/CR-2002-211759 ICASE Report No. 2002-26  

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NASA/CR-2002-211759 ICASE Report No. 2002-26 A Logical Process Calculus Rance Cleaveland State, Sheffield, United Kingdom August 2002 #12;The NASA STI Program Office . . . in Profile Since its founding, NASA has been dedicated to the advancement of aeronautics and space science. The NASA Scientific

Lüttgen, Gerald

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NASA/CR-2007-214863 NIA Report No. 2007-06  

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NASA/CR-2007-214863 NIA Report No. 2007-06 In-Trail Procedure (ITP) Algorithm Design Cesar A. Munoz and Radu I. Siminiceanu National Institute of Aerospace (NIA), Hampton, Virginia August 2007 #12;The NASA STI Program Office . . . in Profile Since its founding, NASA has been dedicated to the advancement

Muñoz, César A.

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NASA/CR-97-206268 ICASE Report No. 97-68  

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NASA/CR-97-206268 ICASE Report No. 97-68 _th ,NNIVERSARY Essential Elements of Computational Algorithms for Aerodynamic Analysis and Design Antony Jameson December 1997 #12;The NASA STI Program Off'we... in Profile Since its founding, NASA has been dedicated to the advancement of aeronautics and space science

Jameson, Antony

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NASA/CR-2009-215703 NIA Report No. 2008-09  

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April 2009 NASA/CR-2009-215703 NIA Report No. 2008-09 Design and Verification of a Distributed #12;NASA STI Program . . . in Profile Since its founding, NASA has been dedicated to the advancement of aeronautics and space science. The NASA scientific and technical information (STI) program plays a key part

Muñoz, César A.

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NASA/CR-2002-211637 ICASE Report No. 2002-12  

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NASA/CR-2002-211637 ICASE Report No. 2002-12 Air Traffic Conflict Resolution and Recovery Aljons Kirchner ENA C, Toulouse, France May 2002 #12;The NASA STI Program Office... in Profile Since its founding, NASA has been dedicated to the advancement of aeronautics and space science. The NASA Scientific

Muñoz, César A.

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CREEP STRENGTH OF HIGH CR FERRITIC STEELS DESIGNED USING NEURAL NETWORKS AND PHASE STABILITY CALCULATIONS  

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CREEP STRENGTH OF HIGH CR FERRITIC STEELS DESIGNED USING NEURAL NETWORKS AND PHASE STABILITY Development of heat-resistant steel for power boilers and turbines has been ongoing for about five decades. This has led to an increase in the thermal efficiency of power plants whenever innovative steels have been

Cambridge, University of

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Study of hydrogen and carbon monoxide adsorption on modified Zn/Cr catalysts by adsorption calorimetry  

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Differential heat of adsorption (q) of hydrogen (a) and carbon monoxide (b) as a function of the adsorbed amount (a) on Zn/Cr catalysts at 463/sup 0/K; 1) unpromoted catalyst, 2) catalyst promoted with 2.5% of K/sub 2/O.

Yoshin, S.V.; Klyacho, A.L.; Kondrat'ev, L.T.; Leonov, V.E.; Skripchenko, G.B.; Sushchaya, L.E.

1986-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Crack initiation and crack growth resistance of Ti-48Al-2Cr sheet material  

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The present paper reports on the fracture toughness tests conducted on Ti-48Al-2Cr sheet material with near-gamma microstructure produced by hot rolling. Compact tension specimens were sectioned from sheet material and tested at room temperature to determine the fracture toughness and crack growth resistance curves. The deformation and fracture behavior were studied on tested specimens.

Dogan, B.; Schwalbe, K.H. [GKSS Research Centre, Geesthacht (Germany)] [GKSS Research Centre, Geesthacht (Germany); Clemens, H. [Plansee AG, Reutte (Austria)] [Plansee AG, Reutte (Austria)

1998-03-03T23:59:59.000Z

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G. J. Snyder Page 1 of 6 THERMOELECTRIC PROPERTIES OF CR3S4-TYPE SELENIDES  

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devices depends primarily on increasing the figure of merit, ZT, for thermoelectric materials. The figure thermoelectric materials is to search for semiconductors with low lattice thermal conductivity. In this paper we lower than the state-of-the-art thermoelectric material, Bi2Te3 alloys. The structure of Cr3S4 (Figure 1

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Magnetic anisotropy in Fe-25Cr-12Co-1Si alloy induced by external magnetic field  

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Magnetic anisotropy in Fe-25Cr-12Co-1Si alloy induced by external magnetic field ZHEN Liang( )1 of Materials Science and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150001, China; 2. Department. Curriculum in Applied and Materials Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Qin, Lu-Chang

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Comparison of SEM and Optical Analysis of DT Neutron Tracks in CR-39 Detectors  

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A solid state nuclear track detector, CR-39, was exposed to DT neutrons. After etching, the resultant tracks were analyzed using both an optical microscope and a scanning electron microscope (SEM). In this communication, both methods of analyzing DT neutron tracks are discussed.

P.A. Mosier-Boss, L.P.G. Forsley, P. Carbonnelle, M.S. Morey, J.R. Tinsley, J. P. Hurley, F.E. Gordon

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Supporting Information for Spectral studies of a Cr(PNP)-MAO system for selective ethylene  

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Supporting Information for Spectral studies of a Cr(PNP)-MAO system for selective ethylene and Characterization S2-S4 Spectroscopic Studies of MAO Activation S4-S5 Ethylene Trimerization Trials S5-S6 Scheme S1 of ethylene S14 Table S1. Ethylene trimerization trials for 2/MAO in different solvents S15 Table S2. Summary

Martin, Alain

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Relaxor ferroelectricity and colossal magnetocapacitive coupling in ferromagnetic CdCr2S4  

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... it is clear now that ferroelectric ferromagnets are rare and mostly exhibit rather weak ferromagnetism. Spinel compounds are an important class of materials, and their electronic properties have been the ... that is characteristic of this system. Here we report another interesting experimental observation in a spinel system: relaxor ferroelectricity in ferromagnetic CdCr2S4 and the occurrence of colossal magnetocapacitive effects. ...

J. Hemberger; P. Lunkenheimer; R. Fichtl; H.-A. Krug von Nidda; V. Tsurkan; A. Loidl

2005-03-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Oxidation resistance of 9-12% Cr steels: effect of rare earth surface treatment  

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Medium Cr steels have been used in fossil fired power plants for many years because of their excellent high temperature stability and mechanical properties. The environment in a fossil fired power plant is extremely aggressive in terms of corrosion, especially oxidation. This is only accelerated as the operating temperature increases to 650C and beyond. For any new steel to be qualified for power plant use, in addition to adequate strength at the operating temperature, material wastage from all corrosion processes must be kept to a minimum acceptable level. The use of medium Cr steels provides a means to improve overall corrosion resistance. Three medium Cr are under development for use as high temperature power plant steels: 0.08C-(9-12)Cr-1.2Ni-0.7Mo-3.0Cu-3.0Co-0.5Ti. Oxidation tests were performed on the steels for times greater than 1000 hours in order to determine the oxidation kinetics and extent of material wastage. Also, rare earth oxides were incorporated into the outer surface layers of the steels to see if the oxidation resistance could be improved. These results will be compared to current power plant steels.

Dogan, Omer N.; Alman, David A.; Jablonski, Paul D.

2005-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diode-Pumped Gigahertz Repetition Rate Femtosecond Cr:Lisaf Laser  

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We report a low-cost, 1 GHz repetition-rate, diode-pumped, saturable Bragg reflectors mode-locked Cr:LiSAF laser, which generates nearly transform-limited 103-fs long pulses around 866 nm, with a record high peak power of 1.45 kW.

Li, Duo

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Microwave-assisted PtCoCr/C ternary compound preparation applied as a cathode catalyst for PEMFC  

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The present study describes the preparation of catalyst nanocomposites comprised of 20 wt.% PtCoCr (2:1:1) particles attached on the surface of carbon Vulcan XC-72R by microwave radiation; cases of carbon being chemically treated and untreated are considered. Ethylene glycol was used as the solvent and electron source for the microwave-assisted reduction reaction, whereas H2PtCl6?xH2O, Co(NO3)3?6H2 O and Cr(NO3)3?9H2 O were used as metal precursors. The C powder surface was chemically modified by stirring the C in 8N H2 O2 for 48?h. For the nanocomposite in which C was not treated, EDS analysis showed a content of 4.9 wt.% Pt and 1.2 wt.% Cr with only a trace amount of Co. Higher Pt and Cr contents were observed in the catalyst sample prepared from treated carbon (5.6% Pt and 2.2% Cr), but no Co was detected. Chromium appeared as Cr3 O4 in both samples confirmed by the XAS spectrum. The obtained phase was therefore PtCr3 O4 /C for both samples. The TEM results indicated that the average particle size of PtCr3O4 was 2.22 0.41?nm on treated C and 1.93 0.34?nm on untreated C. By the CV technique, it was observed that the catalytic activity of the treated carbon PtCr3O4 catalyst was not only higher than that of the untreated carbon Pt Cr3 O4 catalyst, but also higher than that of the standard platinum catalyst.

T Sarakonsri; S Thungprasert; W Klysubun; T Vilaithong

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Anharmonicity, mechanical instability, and thermodynamic properties of the Cr-Re -Mauro Palumbo, Suzana G. Fries, Alain Pasturel, and Dario Alf  

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Anharmonicity, mechanical instability, and thermodynamic properties of the Cr-Re - phase Mauro instability, and thermodynamic properties of the Cr-Re -phase Mauro Palumbo,1,a) Suzana G. Fries,1 Alain

Alfè, Dario

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Effect of Cr-doping on the structural and optical properties of CdS nanoparticles prepared by chemical precipitation method  

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Undoped and Cr doped CdS nanoparticles have been prepared by chemical precipitation ... diffraction analysis reveals that the undoped and Cr doped CdS nanoparticles exhibit hexagonal structure and the average ......

M. Thambidurai; N. Muthukumarasamy

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Originally presented at Photomask Japan '94, Kanagawa Science Park, April, 1994 Attenuated phase-shifting photomasks fabricated from Cr-based embedded shifter blanks  

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the cathode powers and gas mixture. Cr-based films' flexible properties are suitable for several applications

Rollins, Andrew M.

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Energy and Exergy Analysis of Water-LiBr Absorption Systems with Adiabatic Absorbers for Heating and Cooling  

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Abstract Solar energy can be used to produce cold through absorption systems. In this study, the energy and exergy analysis on a single effect water-LiBr absorption facility is presented. The work is carried out for heating and cooling applications. Performance parameters are the coefficient of performance and exergy efficiency. The influence of operating temperatures on such parameters is included. An analysis of individual components is also presented. The most noticeable effect is observed for the case of exergy efficiency for absorber and generator. This parameter increases with an increase of absorption temperature. The opposite effect is observed when the generation temperature increases. Results obtained allow the identification of parameters that may influence the exergy efficiency of the adiabatic absorption system. The first candidate to optimize is the absorber, due to the lowest value of exergy efficiency obtained among all components of the system. For adiabatic absorbers, the recirculation ratio emerges as a new parameter. The solution heat exchanger is also susceptible to optimization.

G. Gutirrez-Urueta; A. Huicochea; P. Rodrguez-Aumente; W. Rivera

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterization of ultraviolet excited Br * ?radical etching of InGaAs/InAlAs material system  

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Dry selective photochemicaletching of InGaAs/InAlAs material system in HBr gas excited by a 172 nm excimer lamp has been characterized. The etching is thought to be due to the formation of reactive Br*?radicals which are photocreated in the gas phase and then diffused into the solid semiconductor to create volatile products. The etching is temperature sensitive with best etching results at 50110?C. Atomic force microscope and scanning electron microscope pictures reveal that the surface morphology at this temperature range is smooth and fine. Auger electron spectroscopy and x?ray photoelectron spectroscopy measurements show that at low temperatures the etch products are primarily salts of bromide and are in the liquid phase and thus remain at the surface and a desorption process stops further etching. At slightly elevated temperature range the creation of oxides and deposition of bromine compounds reduces the etch rate and causes the surface quality to deteriorate. Etching at higher pressure range increases the etch rate of InGaAs but results in surface quality deterioration.

Soheil Habibi; Jun Tanaka; Hideki Hattori; Masahiro Totsuka; Satoru Matsumoto

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electron nuclear double resonance study of photostimulated luminescence active centers in CsBr:Eu{sup 2+} medical imaging plates  

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CsBr:Eu{sup 2+} needle image plates exhibit an electron-paramagnetic-resonance (EPR) spectrum at room temperature (RT), whose intensity is correlated with the photostimulated luminescence sensitivity of the plate. This EPR spectrum shows a strong temperature dependence: At RT it is owing to a single Eu{sup 2+} (S =7/2) center with axial symmetry, whereas at T<35 K the spectra can only be explained when two distinct centers are assumed to be present, a minority axial center and a majority center with nearly extremely rhombic symmetry. In this paper these low-temperature centers are studied with electron nuclear double resonance (ENDOR) spectroscopy, which reveals the presence of {sup 1}H nuclei close to the central Eu{sup 2+} ions in the centers. Analysis of the angular dependence of the ENDOR spectra allows to propose models for these centers, providing an explanation for the observed difference in intensity between the spectral components and for their temperature dependence.

Vrielinck, H.; Loncke, F.; Matthys, P.; Callens, F. [Department of Solid State Sciences, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281-S1, B-9000 Gent (Belgium); Tahon, J.-P.; Leblans, P. [Agfa HealthCare NV, Septestraat 27, B-2640 Mortsel (Belgium)

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ca Isotope Effects in Orgueil Leachates and the Implications for the Carrier Phases of 54Cr Anomalies  

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Primitive meteorites contain small 40Ca excesses, in addition to rare anomalies in 48Ca. Refractory inclusions from Vigarano and Allende have larger 40Ca and resolvable 48Ca anomalies. These results imply that Ca isotopic heterogeneities were still present in the early solar system at both the mineral and whole-rock scale. The absence of correlated Ca isotope anomalies in leachates from the CI1 chondrite Orgueil containing large 54Cr anomalies has implications on the origin of the Cr anomalies. 54Cr has to be produced either in massive stars during s-process nucleosynthesis without accompanying 48Ca or in particular zones in the rare Type Ia supernovae. In the latter case, 54Cr has been produced in a zone predominantly enriched in Cr and 54Cr and not mixed with other zones, or 54Cr has been produced together with other neutron-rich nuclides and there has been subsequent decoupling of this material in the star, in the solar system, or in the laboratory.

Frederic Moynier; Justin I. Simon; Frank A. Podosek; Bradley S. Meyer; Joyce Brannon; Donald J. DePaolo

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preparation of CuAlO2 and CuCrO2 thin films by solgel processing  

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CuAlO2 and CuCrO2 thin films were prepared by solgel processing and subsequent thermal treatment in air and inert gas atmosphere. Resistivities of 700? cm and 60? cm with optical transmissions of 65% and 32% were achieved respectively. The crystallization temperature of 700C allows the preparation of CuCrO2 on borosilicate glass. P-type conductivity was verified by Seebeck measurements and a transparent heterostructure including p-CuCrO2 showed rectifying behavior.

Stefan Gtzendrfer; Christina Polenzky; Stephan Ulrich; Peer Lbmann

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Doubly resonant Raman electron paramagnetic transitions of Cr{sup 3+} in ruby (Al{sub 2}O{sub 3}:Cr{sup 3+}).  

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We report the Raman electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) of Cr{sup 3+} in ruby (Al{sub 2}O{sub 3}:Cr{sup 3+}) in the {sup 4}A{sub 2} (ground) and E{sup -} (excited) states of its well-known R{sub 1} emission line. Using tunable dye laser excitation within the range of the Zeeman components of R{sub 1}, we observe highly selective doubly resonant enhancements of the Raman EPR lines. The double resonances confirm the assignments of the Raman EPR lines, and they underscore the simultaneous occurrence of both 'in resonance' and 'out resonance' as visualized in the Kramers-Heisenberg quantum-mechanical picture of inelastic light scattering. The g factors of the {sup 4}A{sub 2} and E{sup -} states are consistent with the observed magnetic field dependence of the Raman EPR shifts. Through the interplay of Raman effect and the sharp Zeeman components of R{sub 1}, the results provide clear insights into the underlying microscopic mechanism of these resonant Raman EPR spectra of ruby.

Lu, X.; Venugopalan, S.; Kim, H.; Grimsditch, M.; Rodriguez, S.; Ramdas, A. K.; Materials Science Division; Purdue Univ.; State Univ. of New York at Binghamton; Sogang Univ.

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SYMMETRY IN SEMIDEFINITE PROGRAMS A (complex ...  

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Jun 28, 2007 ... products of Hahn and Krawtchouk polynomials occur. 2. BACKGROUND AND ... where cr = ?C, Br?, and air = ?Ai,Br?. The following obvious...

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Laser Welding and Post Weld Treatment of Modified 9Cr-1MoVNb Steel [Laser  

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Magnetization switching of rare earth orthochromite CeCrO{sub 3}  

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We report the synthesis of single phase rare earth orthochromite CeCrO{sub 3} and its magnetic properties. A canted antiferromagnetic transition with thermal hysteresis at T?=?260?K is observed, and a magnetic compensation (zero magnetization) near 133?K is attributed to the antiparallel coupling between Ce{sup 3+} and Cr{sup 3+} moments. At low temperature, field induced magnetization reversal starting from 43?K for H?=?1.2 kOe reveals the spin flip driven by Zeeman energy between the net moments and the applied field. These findings may find potential uses in magnetic switching devices such as nonvolatile magnetic memory which facilitates two distinct states of magnetization.

Cao, Yiming; Cao, Shixun, E-mail: sxcao@shu.edu.cn; Ren, Wei; Feng, Zhenjie; Yuan, Shujuan; Kang, Baojuan; Zhang, Jincang [Department of Physics, Shanghai University, Shanghai 200444 (China); Lu, Bo [Laboratory for Microstructures, Shanghai University, Shanghai 200444 (China)

2014-06-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Structure of Al-Mn-Cr-Si quasicrystals studied by pulsed neutron scattering  

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The atomic structure of rapidly quenched quasicrystals, Al80Mn20, Al75Mn20Si5, and Al75Mn15Cr5Si5, was studied by pulsed neutron scattering. The pair distribution function was obtained by a direct Fourier transformation of the structure factor, and by assuming isomorphous substitution of Cr for Mn the differential distribution function (DDF) was determined. The addition of Si was found to increase the medium-range order significantly. The DDF from Mn atoms indicates the presence of a quasicrystalline substructure which is occupied both by Mn and Al atoms. The atomic structure of these solids, therefore, is significantly different from that of quasicrystalline Pd58.8U20.6Si20.6.

S. Nanao; W. Dmowski; T. Egami; J. W. Richardson; Jr.; J. D. Jorgensen

1987-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Development and characterization of PdCr temperature-compensaated wire resistance strain gage  

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A temperature-compensated resistance static strain gage with potential to be used to 600 C was recently developed. Gages were fabricated from specially developed palladium-13 w/o chromium (Pd-13Cr) wire and platinum (Pt) compensator. When bonded to high temperature Hastelloy X, the apparent strain from room temperature to 600 C was within 400 microstrain for gages with no preheat treatment and within 3500 microstrain for gages with 16 hours prestabilization at 640 C. The apparent strain versus temperature relationship of stabilized PdCr gages were repeatable with the reproducibility within 100 microstrain during three thermal cycles to 600 C and an 11 hours soak at 600 C. The gage fabrication, construction and installation is described. Also, the coating system used for this compensated resistance strain gage is explained. The electrical properties of the strain sensing element and main characteristics of the compensated gage including apparent strain, drift and reproducibility are discussed.

Lei, J.F.

1989-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Absence of long-range chemical ordering in equimolar FeCoCrNi  

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Equimolar FeCoCrNi alloys have been the topic of recent research as 'high-entropy alloys,' where the name is derived from the high configurational entropy of mixing for a random solid solution. Despite their name, no systematic study of ordering in this alloy system has been performed to date. Here, we present results from anomalous x-ray scattering and neutron scattering on quenched and annealed samples. An alloy of FeNi{sub 3} was prepared in the same manner to act as a control. Evidence of long-range chemical ordering is clearly observed in the annealed FeNi{sub 3} sample from both experimental techniques. The FeCoCrNi sample given the same heat treatment lacks long-range chemical order.

Lucas, M. S. [Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio 45433 (United States); UTC Inc., 1270 North Fairfield Road, Dayton, Ohio 45432 (United States); Wilks, G. B.; Senkov, O. N. [Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio 45433 (United States); UES, Inc., 4401 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Dayton, Ohio 45432 (United States); Mauger, L.; Munoz, J. A. [California Institute of Technology, W. M. Keck Laboratory 138-78, Pasadena, California 91125 (United States); Michel, E. [Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio 45433 (United States); Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 45435 (United States); Horwath, J.; Semiatin, S. L. [Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio 45433 (United States); Stone, M. B.; Abernathy, D. L. [Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1, Bethel Valley Road, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831 (United States); Karapetrova, E. [Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois 60439 (United States)

2012-06-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Absence of long-range chemical ordering in equimolar FeCoCrNi  

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Equimolar FeCoCrNi alloys have been the topic of recent research as high-entropy alloys, where the name is derived from the high configurational entropy of mixing for a random solid solution. Despite their name, no systematic study of ordering in this alloy system has been performed to date. Here we present results from anomalous x-ray scattering and neutron scattering on quenched and annealed samples. An alloy of FeNi3 was prepared in the same manner to act as a control. Evidence of longrange chemical ordering is clearly observed in the annealed FeNi3 sample from both experimental techniques. The FeCoCrNi sample given the same heat treatment lacks long-range chemical order.

Lucas, Matthew [Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH; Wilks, G B [Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH; Mauger, L [W. M. Keck Laboratory, Pasadena, CA; Munoz, Jorge A. [California Institute of Technology, Pasadena; Senkov, Oleg [ORNL; Michel, E [Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH; Horwath, J [Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH; Semiatin, S L [Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH; Stone, Matthew B [ORNL; Abernathy, Douglas L [ORNL; Karapetrova, Evgenia [University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of the kinetics of Cr-51 methylene diphosphonate: a potential therapeutic radiopharmaceutical for osteogenic sarcoma  

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EVALUATION OF THE KINETICS OF Cr-51 METHYLENE DIPHOSPHONATE: A POTENTIAL THERAPEUTIC RADIOPHARMACEUTICAL FOR OSTEOGENIC SARCOMA A Thesis by BRIAN ALLEN POTEET Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A8cM University in partial fulfillment... by BRIAN ALLEN POTEET Approved as to style and content by: Dan Hig tower (Chairman of Commitee) ) d~& L~a- "tr J. D. McCrady (Department Head) i'', . James G. Anderson (Member) E. L. Morris (Member) May 1987 ABSTRACT Evaluation of the Kinetics...

Poteet, Brian Allen

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Rolling contact fatigue in martensitic 100Cr6: Subsurface hardening and crack formation  

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, University of Cambridge, 27 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge, CB3 0FS bDepartment of Lubrication and Metallic Materials, SKF Engineering and Research Centre, Kelvinbaan 16, 3439 MT Nieuwegein, The Netherlands. Abstract Rolling contact fatigue tests on 100Cr6... ground to the deformed region. The unaffected area was cut into a thin plate with a rectangular section. The sectioned parts were cold- mounted, mechanically ground with silicon carbide papers, polished with 6 m, 1 m diamond suspensions, and final...

Kang, Jee-Hyun; Vegter, R. H.; Rivera-Daz-del-Castillo, Pedro E. J.

2014-04-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Three-dimensional reconstruction of the -AlCrFe phase by electron crystallography  

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The three-dimensional structure of the huge quasicrystal approximant -AlFeCr was solved by electron crystallography, using high-resolution transmission-electron-microscopy (HREM) images and selected-area electron diffraction patterns from 13 different zone axes. This is the first example of an inorganic structure with over 100 unique atoms being solved to atomic resolution by electron crystallography.

Zou, X.D.

2003-10-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Geothermal br Resource br Area Geothermal br Resource br Area Geothermal  

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Geothermal Area Brady Hot Springs Geothermal Area Geothermal Area Brady Hot Springs Geothermal Area Northwest Basin and Range Geothermal Region MW K Coso Geothermal Area Coso Geothermal Area Walker Lane Transition Zone Geothermal Region Pull Apart in Strike Slip Fault Zone Mesozoic Granitic MW K Dixie Valley Geothermal Area Dixie Valley Geothermal Area Central Nevada Seismic Zone Geothermal Region Stepover or Relay Ramp in Normal Fault Zones major range front fault Jurassic Basalt MW K Geysers Geothermal Area Geysers Geothermal Area Holocene Magmatic Geothermal Region Pull Apart in Strike Slip Fault Zone intrusion margin and associated fractures MW K Long Valley Caldera Geothermal Area Long Valley Caldera Geothermal Area Walker Lane Transition Zone Geothermal Region Displacement Transfer Zone Caldera Margin Quaternary Rhyolite MW K

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Presseinformation Pressesprecherin: Katja Br  

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in einem Auto mit Elektro- oder Verbrennungsmotor. Neben den Leistungen in verschiedenen Renndisziplinen

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An improved Cr{sub 3}C{sub 2}-NICHROME powder  

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The need for cost effective, wear resistance and corrosion resistant coatings is omnipresent in the oil and gas or petrochemically-related industries. In general, WC-Co powder mixtures are specified but, for the environments of elevated temperature and severe corrosion service, engineers prefer mixtures which contain an (X) amount of chromium carbide dispersed in a matrix of (1-X) NICHROME. Within this singular class of Cr{sub 3}-C{sub 2}-type coatings, a typical choice involves 75% Cr{sub 3}C{sub 2}-25% [80Ni-20Cr]. However, the actual NICHROME composition varies with different blends that range from 10-to-25%. Currently available powders also exhibit a wide variability because of the many different manufacturing methods that are applied. This paper maintains that, if the matrix alloy composition is properly varied and, if the associated chromium carbide content is correctly adjusted, improved results are obtained. For example, erosion resistance is comparable to that for a WC-Co mixture and a uniform microstructure reveals no apparent oxide stringers. Powder is prepared by sintering/crushing to proper size with low iron contents as the end result. Flame spraying has been successful using these spray guns: JET-KOTE II, HV-2000 or GATOR-GARD.

Hays, C. [Hays Metallurgical Engineering Corp., Pearland, TX (United States); Douglas, R.; Sokol, L.S. [Miller Thermal Inc., Baytown, TX (United States)

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Microstructural refinement and strengthening of Cu-4 Cr-2 Nb alloy by mechanical milling  

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Lately, a variety of dispersion strengthened (DS) copper alloys that provide a good combination of thermal/electrical conductivity and mechanical strength have been developed. Strengthening is usually achieved by the introduction of a ceramic, refractory metal or intermetallic secondary phase. Cu-Cr-Nb is one such DS alloy in which strengthening is provided by Cr{sub 2}Nb intermetallic particles. Mechanical milling of as-atomized Cu-4 Cr-2 Nb alloy powders substantially increases the mechanical strength (hardness) of the starting material. This is achieved through a drastic grain size, as well as large precipitate size refinement. A more uniform precipitate distribution is also attained. Whether milling is performed with steel or WC vial and balls the hardness saturates at approximately 100 HRB after about 4 hr milling. However, this benefit of MM was offset by an equally severe decrease in electrical conductivity. This decrease is attributed to impurities/contamination from the milling media introduced into the milled powder, primarily, Fe and C, or, WC and Co.

Anderson, K.R.; Groza, J.R. [Univ. of California, Davis, CA (United States). Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science] [Univ. of California, Davis, CA (United States). Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science; Ulmer, D.G. [Rockwell International, Canoga Park, CA (United States). Rocketdyne Div.] [Rockwell International, Canoga Park, CA (United States). Rocketdyne Div.

1997-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Microbial community changes during sustained Cr(VI) reduction at the 100H site in Hanford, WA  

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at the 100H site in Hanford, WA Romy Chakraborty 1 , Eoin Lcontaminated aquifer at the Hanford (WA) 100H site in 2004.Cr(VI) reduction at Hanford, and a comparison of the

Chakraborty, Romy

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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In situ long-term reductive bioimmobilization of Cr(VI) in groundwater using hydrogen release compound  

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100 H Area of the DOE Hanford Facility, Quantum EngineeringCr-immobilization research site at Hanford 100-H area. Wellexperiment was conducted at the Hanford Site (Washington), a

Faybishenko, B.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Raman Spectroscopic and Visible Absorption Investigation of LiCrSi2O6 Pyroxene Under Pressure  

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symmetry.6,7 Spodumene (LiAlSi2O6) and LiCrSi2O6 behave similarly at the phase transition; both go from 6

Downs, Robert T.

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Neutron Energy Response and Background of Electrochemically Etched Nuclear Track Detectors: Study of Various CR-39 Materials  

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......Radiation Protection Dosimetry Article Neutron Energy Response and Background of Electrochemically Etched Nuclear Track Detectors: Study of Various CR-39...experiments. Results are presented for the energy dependence of the response of the various......

M. Luszik-Bhadra; W.G. Alberts; E. Piesch

1990-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Zn(II)Cr(III) mixed oxide as efficient bifunctional catalyst for dehydroisomerisation of ?-pinene to p-cymene  

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Zn(II)Cr(III) mixed oxide possessing acid and dehydrogenation functions is an efficient, noble-metal-free catalyst for the one-step dehydroisomerisation of ?-pinene to p-cymene. This reaction is a good example of the use of heterogeneous multifunctional catalysis for the conversion of renewable feedstock into value-added chemicals. It involves acid-catalysed ?-pinene isomerisation followed by dehydrogenation of p-cymene precursor(s). The reaction is carried out over a fixed catalyst bed in the gas phase at 350C. Amongst ZnCr oxides studied (Zn/Cr=20:11:30), the preferred catalyst is ZnCr (1:1) oxide which produces p-cymene with a 78% yield at 100% ?-pinene conversion. This catalyst shows stable performance for over 30h without co-feeding hydrogen to the reactor.

Fahd Al-Wadaani; Elena F. Kozhevnikova; Ivan V. Kozhevnikov

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electronic band alignment and electron transport in Cr/BaTiO{sub 3}/Pt ferroelectric tunnel junctions  

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Electroresistance in ferroelectric tunnel junctions is controlled by changes in the electrostatic potential profile across the junction upon polarization reversal of the ultrathin ferroelectric barrier layer. Here, hard X-ray photoemission spectroscopy is used to reconstruct the electric potential barrier profile in as-grown Cr/BaTiO{sub 3}(001)/Pt(001) heterostructures. Transport properties of Cr/BaTiO{sub 3}/Pt junctions with a sub-{mu}m Cr top electrode are interpreted in terms of tunneling electroresistance with resistance changes of a factor of {approx}30 upon polarization reversal. By fitting the I-V characteristics with the model employing an experimentally determined electric potential barrier we derive the step height changes at the BaTiO{sub 3}/Pt (Cr/BaTiO{sub 3}) interface +0.42(-0.03) eV following downward to upward polarization reversal.

Zenkevich, A. [NRNU 'Moscow Engineering Physics Institute,' 115409 Moscow (Russian Federation) [NRNU 'Moscow Engineering Physics Institute,' 115409 Moscow (Russian Federation); Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Dolgoprudny, Moscow Region (Russian Federation); Minnekaev, M.; Matveyev, Yu.; Lebedinskii, Yu. [NRNU 'Moscow Engineering Physics Institute,' 115409 Moscow (Russian Federation)] [NRNU 'Moscow Engineering Physics Institute,' 115409 Moscow (Russian Federation); Bulakh, K.; Chouprik, A.; Baturin, A. [Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Dolgoprudny, Moscow Region (Russian Federation)] [Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Dolgoprudny, Moscow Region (Russian Federation); Maksimova, K. [Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, 236041 Kaliningrad (Russian Federation)] [Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, 236041 Kaliningrad (Russian Federation); Thiess, S.; Drube, W. [Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, D-22603 Hamburg (Germany)] [Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, D-22603 Hamburg (Germany)

2013-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Structure of multilayered Cr(Al)N/SiO{sub x} nanocomposite coatings fabricated by differential pumping co-sputtering  

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A Cr(Al)N/38 vol. % SiO{sub x} hard coating was prepared on a (001) Si substrate at 250 C in a differential pumping co-sputtering system, which has two chambers for radio frequency (RF) sputtering and a substrate holder rotating on the chambers. The composite coating was grown by alternate sputter-depositions from CrAl and SiO{sub 2} targets with flows of N{sub 2}+Ar and Ar at RF powers of 200 and 75 W, respectively, on transition layers grown on the substrate. Analytical electron microscopy reveled that the Cr(Al)N/SiO{sub x} coating had a multilayered structure of Cr(Al)N crystal layers ?1.6 nm thick and two-dimensionally dispersed amorphous silicon oxide (a-SiO{sub x}) particles with sizes of ?1 nm or less. The a-SiO{sub x} particles were enclosed with the Cr(Al)N layers. The coating had a low indentation hardness of ?25 GPa at room temperature, due to a high oxide fraction of 38 vol. % and a low substrate rotational speed of 1 rpm. Faster rotation and lower oxide fraction would make a-SiO{sub x} particles smaller, resulting in the formation of Cr(Al)N crystal including the very fine a-SiO{sub x} particles with small number density. They would work as obstacles for the lattice deformation of the Cr(Al)N crystals. We have fabricated a superhard coating of Cr(Al)N/17 vol. % SiO{sub x} with a hardness of 46 GPa prepared at 12 rpm.

Kawasaki, Masahiro [JEOL USA Inc., 11 Dearborn Road, Peabody, Massachusetts 01960 (United States)] [JEOL USA Inc., 11 Dearborn Road, Peabody, Massachusetts 01960 (United States); Nose, Masateru [Faculty of Art and Design, University of Toyama, 180 Futagami-machi, Takaoka 933-8588 (Japan)] [Faculty of Art and Design, University of Toyama, 180 Futagami-machi, Takaoka 933-8588 (Japan); Onishi, Ichiro [JEOL Ltd. 3-1-2 Musashino, Akishima, Tokyo 196-8558 (Japan)] [JEOL Ltd. 3-1-2 Musashino, Akishima, Tokyo 196-8558 (Japan); Shiojiri, Makoto [Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto 606-8585 (Japan)] [Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto 606-8585 (Japan)

2013-11-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Developing Bi-CG and Bi-CR methods to solve generalized Sylvester-transpose matrix equations  

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The bi-conjugate gradients (Bi-CG) and bi-conjugate residual (Bi-CR) methods are powerful tools for solving nonsymmetric linear systems Ax = b. By using Kronecker product and vectorization operator, this paper develops the Bi-CG and ... Keywords: Linear systems, bi-conjugate gradients (Bi-CG) method, bi-conjugate residual (Bi-CR) method, Sylvester matrix equation, iterative method

Masoud Hajarian

2014-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cr-W-V bainitic/ferritic steel with improved strength and toughness and method of making  

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A high strength, high toughness Cr-W-V ferritic steel composition suitable for fast induced-radioactivity (FIRD) decay after irradiation in a fusion reactor comprises 2.5-3.5 wt % Cr, 2. This invention was made with Government support under contract DE-AC05-840R21400 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy to Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc. and the Government has certain rights in this invention.

Klueh, Ronald L. (Knoxville, TN); Maziasz, Philip J. (Oak Ridge, TN)

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bringing part of the lab to the field: On-site chromium speciation in seawater by electrodeposition of Cr(III)/Cr(VI) on portable coiled-filament assemblies and measurement in the lab by electrothermal, near-torch vaporization sample introduction and inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectrometry  

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A field-deployable electrochemical approach to preconcentration, matrix clean up and selective electrodeposition of Cr(III) and Cr(III)+Cr(VI) in seawater is described. Using portable, battery-operated electrochemical instrumentation, Cr species in seawater were electrodeposited in the field on portable coiled-filament assemblies made from Re. Assemblies with dried residues of Cr(III) or Cr(III)+Cr(VI) on them were transported to the lab for concentration determination by electrothermal, near-torch vaporization (NTV) sample introduction and inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectrometry (ICP-AES). Electrodeposition offers selective species deposition, preconcentration and matrix clean up from seawater samples. For selective deposition, free Cr(VI) was electrodeposited at ?0.3V and Cr(III)+Cr(VI) at ?1.6V (both vs Ag/AgCl). Interestingly, at 0V (vs Ag/AgCl) and in the absence of an electrodeposition potential only Cr(VI) was spontaneously and selectively adsorbed on the coil and reasons for this are given. Due to preconcentration afforded by electrodeposition, the detection limits obtained after a 60s electrodeposition at the voltages stated above using buffered (pH=4.7) artificial seawater spiked with either Cr(III) or Cr(VI) were 20pg/mL for Cr(III) and 10pg/mL for Cr(VI). For comparison, the detection limit for Cr obtained by pipetting directly on the coil 5?L of diluted standard solution was 500pg/mL, thus it was concluded that electrodeposition offered 40 to 60 fold improvements. Matrix clean up is required due to the high salt content of seawater and this was addressed by simply rinsing the coil with 18.2M? water without any loss of Cr species. Reasons for this are provided. The method was validated in the lab using buffered artificial seawater and it was used in the field for the first time by sampling seawater, buffering it and immediately electrodepositing Cr species on portable assemblies on-site. Electrodeposition in the field addressed species transformation during sample pre-treatment. Such transformations occur due to sample acidification and may take place during transport and possibly storage prior to analysis. Thus, electrodeposition in the field is more reflective of Cr species concentration at the environmental conditions (e.g., temperature) at the time of sampling. It also opens up the possibility for shipping to the lab portable assemblies with Cr species on them rather than shipping large volumes of sample to the lab, thus also reducing shipping, handling and storage costs.

Hamid R. Badiei; Jennifer McEnaney; Vassili Karanassios

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of Partial Phase Transformation on Characteristics of 9Cr Nanostructured Ferritic Alloy  

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The core structures of future nuclear systems require tolerance to extreme irradiation, and some critical components, for example, the fuel cladding in Sodium-cooled Fast Reactors (SFRs), have to maintain mechanical integrity to very high doses of 200 -400 dpa at high temperatures up to 700 degrees C. The high Cr nanostructured ferritic alloys (NFAs) are under intense research worldwide as a candidate core material. Although the NFAs have some admirable characteristics for high-temperature applications, their crack sensitivity is very high at high temperatures. The fracture toughness of high strength NFAs is unacceptably low above 300 degrees C. The objective of this study is to develop processes and microstructures with improved high temperature fracture toughness and ductility. To optimize the afterextrusion heat treatment condition, both the computational simulation technique on phase equilibrium and the basic microstructural and mechanical characterization have been carried out. 9 Cr-NFA was produced by the mechanical alloying of pre-alloyed Fe-9Cr base metallic powder and yttria particles, and subsequent extrusion. The post-extrusion heat-treatments of various conditions were applied to the asextruded NFA. The tensile and fracture toughness tests were conducted for as-extruded and heat-treated samples at up to 700 degrees C. Fracture toughness of the NFA has increased by more than 40% at every testing temperature after heat-treatment in the inter-critical temperature range. The increment of fracture toughness of the NFA after post-extrusion heat-treatment is attributed to the increased strength at below 500 degrees C, and an increased ductility at 700 degrees C.

Ji Hyun, Yoon [Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute] [Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute; Byun, Thak Sang [ORNL] [ORNL; Hoelzer, David T [ORNL] [ORNL

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Letter Report Documenting Progress of Second Generation ATF FeCrAl Alloy Fabrication  

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Development of the 2nd generation ATF FeCrAl alloy has been initiated, and a candidate alloy was selected for trial tube fabrication through hot-extrusion and gun-drilling processes. Four alloys based on Fe-13Cr-4.5Al-0.15Y in weight percent were newly cast with minor alloying additions of Mo, Si, Nb, and C to promote solid-solution and second-phase precipitate strengthening. The alloy compositions were selected with guidance from computational thermodynamic tools. The lab-scale heats of ~ 600g were arc-melted and drop-cast, homogenized, hot-forged and -rolled, and then annealed producing plate shape samples. An alloy with Mo and Nb additions (C35MN) processed at 800C exhibits very fine sub-grain structure with the sub-grain size of 1-3?m which exhibited more than 25% better yield and tensile strengths together with decent ductility compared to the other FeCrAl alloys at room temperature. It was found that the Nb addition was key to improving thermal stability of the fine sub-grain structure. Optimally, grains of less than 30 microns are desired, with grains up to and order of magnitude in desired produced through Nb addition. Scale-up effort of the C35MN alloy was made in collaboration with a commercial cast company who has a capability of vacuum induction melting. A 39lb columnar ingot with ~81mm diameter and ~305mm height (with hot-top) was commercially cast, homogenized, hot-extruded, and annealed providing 10mm-diameter bar-shape samples with the fine sub-grain structure. This commercial heat proved consistent with materials produced at ORNL at the lab-scale. Tubes and end caps were machined from the bar sample and provided to another work package for the ATF-1 irradiation campaign in the milestone M3FT-14OR0202251.

Yamamoto,, Y. [ORNL] [ORNL; Yang, Y. [ORNL] [ORNL; Field, K. G. [ORNL] [ORNL; Terrani, K. [ORNL] [ORNL; Pint, B. A. [ORNL] [ORNL; Snead, L. L. [ORNL] [ORNL

2014-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Determination of mechanical properties of Ni-Cr-P amorphous alloys  

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DETERMINATION OF MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF Ni-Cr-P AMORPHOUS ALLOYS A Thesis by SWAROOP KUMAR R. KONDLAPUDI Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree.... Kondlapudi, B. E. , Qsmania University Co-Chairs of Advisory Committee : Dr. A. wolfenden Dr. R. Griffin A study of the mechanical properties of Ni80 xCrxPgp amorphous alloys (x = 0 to 40 at% in steps of 5. 0) has been undertaken at Texas A&M University...

Kondlapudi, Swaroop Kumar R

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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A TEM study of inverse melting in Nb{sub 45}Cr{sub 55}  

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Inverse melting of bcc Nb{sub 45}Cr{sub 55} is investigated using transmission electron microscopy, high-resolution TEM and electron diffraction. It is shown that the transformation to the amorphous phase initiates at the bcc grain boundaries. The transformation results in an increase in incoherence, evidenced by a loss of bend contours. Some anisotropy is found in the amorphous phase produced by inverse melting, which is associated in HRTEM with preferentially oriented but discontinuous and distorted fringes. The results are consistent with the production of an amorphous phase by inverse melting.

Sinkler, W.; Michaelsen, C.; Bormann, R. [GKSS Forschungszentrum, Geesthacht (Germany). Inst. for Materials Research

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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High-spin gamma spectroscopy of recoil-separated Cr49, V49, and Ti46  

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The reaction Ca40+12C at ECa=160 MeV has been used to study high-spin states in the recoil-separated nuclides Cr49, V49, and Ti46. The latter two show distinctive f7/2 shell-model behavior up to J?=27/2- and 12+, respectively, while the first appears to be a collective rotor with a particle alignment at J?=17/2-. Rotorlike bands of sd-shell origin were seen in V49 and Ti46 up to J?=11/2+ and 11-, respectively.

J. A. Cameron, M. A. Bentley, A. M. Bruce, R. A. Cunningham, W. Gelletly, H. G. Price, J. Simpson, D. D. Warner, and A. N. James

1991-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kondo Effect in an Amorphous Ni41Pd41B18 Alloy Containing Cr  

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The results of electrical-resistivity-vs-temperature measurements on an amorphous Ni41 Pd41 B18 alloy containing up to 4-at.% Cr exhibits the characteristics of a Kondo system. The experimental data are used to make a comparison between the Kondo theory and the Hamann theory. It is found that both theories agree very well on the slope of logarithmic temperature dependence of the s-d resistivity. In terms of a universal resistivity curve, the Hamann theory comes to closer agreement with the experimental data in a wider temperature range than does the Kondo theory.

V. K. C. Liang and C. C. Tsuei

1973-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Permeable Reactive Biobarriers for In Situ Cr(VI) Reduction: Bench Scale Tests Using Cellulomonas sp. Strain ES6  

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Chromate (Cr(VI)) reduction studies were performed in bench scale flow columns using the fermentative subsurface isolate Cellulomonas sp. strain ES6. In these tests, columns packed with either quartz sand or hydrous ferric oxide (HFO)-coated quartz sand, were inoculated with strain ES6 and fed nutrients to stimulate growth before nutrient-free Cr(VI) solutions were injected. Results show that in columns containing quartz sand, a continuous inflow of 2 mg/L Cr(VI) was reduced to below detection limits in the effluent for durations of up to 5.7 residence times after nutrient injection was discontinued proving the ability of strain ES6 to reduce chromate in the absence of an external electron donor. In the HFO-containing columns, Cr(VI) reduction was significantly prolonged and effluent Cr(VI) concentrations remained below detectable levels for periods of up to 66 residence times after nutrient injection was discontinued. Fe was detected in the effluent of the HFO-containing columns throughout the period of Cr(VI) removal indicating that the insoluble Fe(III) bearing solids were being continuously reduced to form soluble Fe(II) resulting in prolonged abiotic Cr(VI) reduction. Thus, growth of Cellulomonas within the soil columns resulted in formation of permeable reactive barriers that could reduce Cr(VI) and Fe(III) for extended periods even in the absence of external electron donors. Other bioremediation systems employing Fe(II)-mediated reactions require a continuous presence of external nutrients to regenerate Fe(II). After depletion of nutrients, contaminant removal within these systems occurs by reaction with surface-associated Fe(II) that can rapidly become inaccessible due to formation of crystalline Fe-minerals or other precipitates. The ability of fermentative organisms like Cellulomonas to reduce metals without continuous nutrient supply in the subsurface offers a viable and economical alternative technology for in situ remediation of Cr(VI)-contaminated groundwater through formation of permeable reactive biobarriers (PRBB).

Sridhar Viamajala; Brent M. Peyton; Robin Gerlach; Vaideeswaran; William A. Apel; James N. Petersen

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Corrosion property of 9Cr-ODS steel in nitric acid solution for spent nuclear fuel reprocessing  

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Corrosion tests of oxide dispersion strengthened with 9% Cr (9Cr-ODS) steel, which is one of the desirable materials for cladding tube of sodium-cooled fast reactors, in pure nitric acid solution, spent FBR fuel solution, and its simulated solution were performed to understand the corrosion behavior in a spent nuclear fuel reprocessing. In this study, the 9Cr-ODS steel with lower effective chromium content was evaluated to understand the corrosion behavior conservatively. As results, the tube-type specimens of the 9Cr-ODS steels suffered severe weight loss owing to active dissolution at the beginning of the immersion test in pure nitric acid solution in the range from 1 to 3.5 M. In contrast, the weight loss was decreased and they showed a stable corrosion in the higher nitric acid concentration, the dissolved FBR fuel solution, and its simulated solution by passivation. The corrosion rates of the 9Cr-ODS steel in the dissolved FBR fuel solution and its simulated solution were 1-2 mm/y and showed good agreement with each other. The passivation was caused by the shift of corrosion potential to noble side owing to increase in nitric acid concentration or oxidative ions in the dissolved FBR fuel solution and the simulated spent fuel solution. (authors)

Takeuchi, M.; Koizumi, T. [Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Tokai-mura, Naka-gun, Ibaraki 319-1195 (Japan); Inoue, M.; Koyama, S.I. [Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Oarai-machi, Higashi-ibaraki-gun, Ibaraki 311-1393 (Japan)

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oxidation Resistant, Cr Retaining, Electrically Conductive Coatings on Metallic Alloys for SOFC Interconnects  

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This report describes significant results from an on-going, collaborative effort to enable the use of inexpensive metallic alloys as interconnects in planar solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) through the use of advanced coating technologies. Arcomac Surface Engineering, LLC, under the leadership of Dr. Vladimir Gorokhovsky, is investigating filtered-arc and filtered-arc plasma-assisted hybrid coating deposition technologies to promote oxidation resistance, eliminate Cr volatility, and stabilize the electrical conductivity of both standard and specialty steel alloys of interest for SOFC metallic interconnect (IC) applications. Arcomac has successfully developed technologies and processes to deposit coatings with excellent adhesion, which have demonstrated a substantial increase in high temperature oxidation resistance, stabilization of low Area Specific Resistance values and significantly decrease Cr volatility. An extensive matrix of deposition processes, coating compositions and architectures was evaluated. Technical performance of coated and uncoated sample coupons during exposures to SOFC interconnect-relevant conditions is discussed, and promising future directions are considered. Cost analyses have been prepared based on assessment of plasma processing parameters, which demonstrate the feasibility of the proposed surface engineering process for SOFC metallic IC applications.

Vladimir Gorokhovsky

2008-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Electrically insulating films deposited on V-4%Cr-4%Ti by reactive CVD  

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In the design of liquid-metal blankets for magnetic fusion reactors, corrosion resistance of structural materials and the magnetohydrodynamic forces and their influence on thermal hydraulics and corrosion are major concerns. Electrically insulating CaO films deposited on V-4%Cr-4%Ti exhibit high-ohmic insulator behavior even though a small amount of vanadium from the alloy become incorporated into the film. However, when vanadium concentration in the film is > 15 wt.%, the film becomes conductive. When the vanadium concentration is high in localized areas, a calcium vanadate phase that exhibits semiconductor behavior can form. The objective of this study is to evaluate electrically insulating films that were deposited on V-4%Cr-4%Ti by a reactive chemical vapor deposition (CVD) method. To this end, CaO and Ca-V-O coatings were produced on vanadium alloys by CVD and by a metallic-vapor process to investigate the electrical resistance of the coatings. The authors found that the Ca-V-O films exhibited insulator behavior when the ratio of calcium concentration to vanadium concentration R in the film > 0.9, and semiconductor or conductor behavior when R < 0.8. However, in some cases, semiconductor behavior was observed when CaO-coated samples with R > 0.98 were exposed in liquid lithium. Based on these studies, they conclude that semiconductor behavior occurs if a conductive calcium vanadate phase is present in localized regions in the CaO coating.

Park, J.H.

1998-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Clinch River - Environmental Restoration Program (CR-ERP) study, Ambient water toxicity  

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Clinch River - Environmental Restoration Program (CR-ERP) personnel and Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) personnel conducted a study during the week of January 25-February 1, 1994, as described in the Statement of Work (SOW) document. The organisms specified for testing were larval fathead minnows, Pimephales promelas, and the daphnid, Ceriodaphnia dubia. Surface water samples were collected by TVA Field Engineering personnel from Clinch River Mile 9.0, Poplar Creek Mile 1.0, and Poplar Creek Mile 2.9 on January 24, 26, and 28. Samples were partitioned (split) and provided to the CR-ERP and TVA toxicology laboratories for testing. Exposure of test organisms to these samples resulted in no toxicity (survival or growth) to fathead minnows; however, toxicity to daphnids (significantly reduced reproduction) was demonstrated in undiluted samples from Poplar Creek Mile 1.0 in testing conducted by TVA based on hypothesis testing of data. Point estimation (IC{sub 25}) analysis of the data, however, showed no toxicity in PCM 1.0 samples.

Simbeck, D.J.

1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Localized Corrosion of a Neutron Absorbing Ni-Cr-Mo-Gd Alloy  

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The National Spent Nuclear Fuel Program, located at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL), has developed a new nickel-chromium-molybdenum-gadolinium structural alloy for storage and long-term disposal of spent nuclear fuel (SNF). The new alloy will be used for SNF storage container inserts for nuclear criticality control. Gadolinium has been chosen as the neutron absorption alloying element due to its high thermal neutron absorption cross section. This alloy must be resistant to localized corrosion when exposed to postulated Yucca Mountain in-package chemistries. The corrosion resistance properties of three experimental heats of this alloy are presented. The alloys performance are be compared to Alloy 22 and borated stainless steel. The results show that initially the new Ni-Cr-Mo-Gd alloy is less resistant to corrosion as compared to another Ni-Cr-Mo-Gd alloy (Alloy 22); but when the secondary phase that contains gadolinium (gadolinide) is dissolved, the alloy surface becomes passive. The focus of this work is to qualify these gadolinium containing materials for ASME code qualification and acceptance in the Yucca Mountain Repository.

R.E. Mizia; T. E. Lister; P. J. Pinhero; T. L. Trowbridge

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Ultrahigh-pressure structural phase transitions in Cr, Mo, and W  

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On the basis of first-principles total-energy calculations, we predict the ultrahigh-pressure destabilization of the bcc structure in the group-VIB elements Cr, Mo, and W through a bcc?hcp phase transition at pressures of about 7.0, 4.2, and 12.5 Mbar, respectively. In Mo and W, a subsequent hcp?fcc transition is also predicted at about 6.2 and 14.4 Mbar, respectively. The overall driving mechanism for these transitions is a continuous sp?d transfer of electrons upon compression, although other factors play an important quantitative role, especially the hard-core-like interaction between the large cores of these elements, which disfavors the bcc structure and serves to lower the bcc?hcp transition pressures. While the actual predicted transition pressures are sensitive to the details of the calculations, the qualitative trends are not, and the bcc?hcp transition in Mo should be within reach of static diamond-anvil-cell experiments. In this regard, we have also calculated accurate 300-K isotherms for bcc Cr, Mo, and W valid up to the 56-Mbar pressure range.

John A. Moriarty

1992-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ab initio study on noncompensated CrO codoping of GaN for enhanced solar energy conversion  

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We describe a novel photocatalyst obtained by codoping GaN with CrO, according to a new "noncompensated" codoping concept based on first-principles calculations. The approach enables controllable narrowing of the GaN band gap with significantly enhanced carrier mobility and photocatalytic activity in the visible light region and thus offers immense potential for application in solar energy conversion, water splitting, and a variety of solar-assisted photocatalysis. Our calculations indicate that the formation energy for the cation doping is greatly reduced by noncompensated codoping with an anion. Although Cr doping alone can split the band gap with the formation of an intermediate band, the mobility is low due to carrier trapping by the localized states. The first-principles calculations also demonstrate that CrO codoping of GaN shifts the Fermi level into the conduction band resulting in high carrier density and mobility.

Pan, Hui [ORNL; Gu, Baohua [ORNL; Eres, Gyula [ORNL; Zhang, Zhenyu [ORNL

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

Core/shell structures of oxygen-rich nanofeatures in oxide-dispersion strengthened Fe-Cr alloys  

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With the significant improvement in high temperature creep properties and resistance to radiation damage by addition of nanoscale oxide features, oxide-dispersion strengthened (ODS) ferritic/martensitic alloys are potential candidates for structural applications in nuclear fusion reactors. The structure of the oxygen-rich nanofeatures was analyzed by atom-probe tomography in three ODS alloys: MA957, ODS Fe-12 wt %Cr, and ODS Eurofer-97. Although field evaporation and reconstruction of the precipitates suffer from artefacts, a core/shell structure is found even for very small precipitates. Precipitate cores are Y rich while shell regions are enriched in Ti, Cr, or V depending on alloy composition.

Marquis, Emmanuelle A. [Department of Materials, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PH (United Kingdom)

2008-11-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Silicon`s role in determining swelling in neutron-irradiated Fe-Cr-Ni-Si alloys  

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Two silicon-modified alloy series, one based on Fe-15Cr-20Ni and another based on Fe-15Cr-25Ni were irradiated at target temperatures between 399 and 649{degree}C in EBR-II. The influence of silicon on swelling is more complex than previously envisioned and indicates that silicon plays two or more competing roles while in solution. Radiation-induced formation of {gamma}{prime} (Ni{sub 3}Si) precipitates is dependent on silicon and nickel content, as well as temperature. Precipitation of {gamma}{prime} appears to play only a minor role in void formation.

Sekimura, N. [Tokyo Univ., Tokai, Ibaraki (Japan); Garner, F. A. [Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States); Newkirk, J.W. [Missouri Univ., Rolla, MO (United States)

1991-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Temperature dependence of dynamic Young's modulus and internal friction in three plasma sprayed NiCrAlY coating alloys  

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TEMPERATURE DEPENDENCE OF DYNAM'IIC YOUNG'S MODULUS AND INTERNAL FRICTION IN THREE PLASMA SPRAYED NiCrAlY COATING -ALLOYS A Thesis LLOYD STEVEN COOK Submitted to the 08ice of Graduate Studies of Texas AE M University in part. al full...'illment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1989 Itiajor Subject: l'dechanical Engineering TEMPERATURE DEPENDENCE OF DYNAMIC YOUNG'S MODULUS AND INTERNAL FRICTION IN THREE PLASMA SPRAYED NiCrAIY COATING ALLOYS A Thesis by LLOYD STEVEN COOK...

Cook, Lloyd Steven

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Can one identify the intrinsic structure of the yrast states in {sup 48}Cr after the backbending?  

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The backbending phenomenon in {sup 48}Cr has been investigated using the recently developed projected configuration interaction (PCI) method, in which the deformed intrinsic states are directly associated with shell model wave functions. Two previous explanations, (i) K=0 band crossing and (ii) K=2 band crossing, have been reinvestigated using PCI, and it was found that both explanations can successfully reproduce the experimental backbending. The PCI wave functions in the pictures of K=0 band crossing and K=2 band crossing are highly overlapped. We conclude that there are no unique intrinsic states associated with the yrast states after backbending in {sup 48}Cr.

Gao Zaochun; Chen, Y. S.; Chen, Y. J. [China Institute of Atomic Energy P.O. Box 275-10, Beijing 102413 (China); Horoi, Mihai [Department of Physics, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859 (United States); Tuya [College of Physics Science and Technology, Shenyang Normal University, ShenYang 110034 (China)

2011-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of a New Class of Fe-3Cr-W(V) Ferritic Steels for Industrial Process Applications  

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The project described in this report dealt with improving the materials performance and fabrication for hydrotreating reactor vessels, heat recovery systems, and other components for the petroleum and chemical industries. These reactor vessels can approach ship weights of about 300 tons with vessel wall thicknesses of 3 to 8 inches. They are typically fabricated from Fe-Cr-Mo alloy steels, containing 1.25 to 12% chromium and 1 to 2% molybdenum. The goal of this project was to develop Fe-Cr-W(V) steels that can perform similar duties, in terms of strength at high temperatures, but will weigh less and thereby save energy.

Jawad, Mann; Sikka, Vinod K.

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Interaction between (La, Sr)MnO3 cathode and NiMoCr metallic interconnect with suppressed chromium vaporization for solid oxide fuel cells  

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Interaction between (La0.8Sr0.2)0.90MnO3 (LSM) cathode and newly developed NiMoCr metallic interconnect is investigated at 900C under operation conditions of solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs). The results show that chromium deposition on the LSM cathodes in the presence of NiMoCr interconnect is remarkably reduced as compared to that in the presence of a conventional FeCr metallic interconnect (RA446). In contact with the NiMo-Cr interconnect the overpotential, ?, for the O2 reduction reaction on LSM cathode decreased from 529 to 111mV during the 1200min current passage at 200mA/cm2. In contrast, ? increased from 464 to 561mV for the reaction in the presence of a RA446 interconnect. The decrease in ? clearly indicates that chromium poisoning effect of the NiMoCr interconnect is also significantly suppressed as compared to that with conventional FeCr interconnect materials. The suppressed Cr deposition and poisoning effects observed on the LSM cathodes demonstrate promising potential of the NiMoCr alloy as new interconnect materials with significant suppressed chromium vaporization and deposition for SOFCs.

Xinbing Chen; Bin Hua; Jian Pu; Jian Li; Lan Zhang; San Ping Jiang

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of Mn on the oxidation behavior and electrical conductivity of Fe17Cr alloys in solid oxide fuel cell cathode atmosphere  

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Four Fe17Cr alloys with various Mn contents between 0.0 and 3.0wt.% are prepared for investigation of the effect of Mn content on the oxidation behavior and electrical conductivity of the FeCr alloys for the application of metallic interconnects in solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs). During the initial oxidation stage (within 1min) at 750C in air, Cr is preferentially oxidized to form a layer of Cr2O3 type oxide in all the alloys, regardless the Mn content, with similar oxidation rate and oxide morphology. The subsequent oxidation of the Mn containing alloys is accelerated caused by the fast outward diffusion of Mn ions across the Cr2O3 type oxide layer to form Mn-rich (Mn, Cr)3O4 and Mn2O3 oxides on the top. After 700h oxidation a multi-layered oxide scale is observed in the Mn containing alloys, which corresponds to a multi-stage oxidation kinetics in the alloys containing 0.5 and 1.0wt.% of Mn. The oxidation rate and ASR of the oxide scale increase with the Mn content in the alloy changes from 0.0 to 3.0wt.%. For the application of metallic interconnects in SOFCs, Mn-free Fe17Cr alloy with conducting Cr free spinel coatings is preferred.

Bin Hua; Yonghong Kong; Wenying Zhang; Jian Pu; Bo Chi; Li Jian

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermally Nitrided Stainless Steels for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Bipolar Plates: Part 1 Model Ni-50Cr and Austenitic 349TM alloys  

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Thermal nitridation of a model Ni-50Cr alloy at 1100 C for 2 h in pure nitrogen resulted in the formation of a continuous, protective CrN/Cr{sub 2}N surface layer with a low interfacial contact resistance. Application of similar nitridation parameters to an austenitic stainless steel, 349{sup TM}, however, resulted in a discontinuous mixture of discrete CrN, Cr{sub 2}N and (Cr,Fe){sub 2}N{sub 1-x} (x = 0--0.5) phase surface particles overlying an exposed {gamma} austenite-based matrix, rather than a continuous nitride surface layer. The interfacial contact resistance of the 349{sup TM} was reduced significantly by the nitridation treatment. However, in the simulated PEMFC environments (1 M H{sub 2}SO{sub 4} + 2 ppm F{sup -} solutions at 70 C sparged with either hydrogen or air), very high corrosion currents were observed under both anodic and cathodic conditions. This poor behavior was linked to the lack of continuity of the Cr-rich nitride surface formed on 349{sup TM} Issues regarding achieving continuous, protective Cr-nitride surface layers on stainless steel alloys are discussed.

Wang, Heli [National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL); Brady, Michael P [ORNL; Turner, John [National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: CR-B-98-02 | Department of Energy  

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2 2 Audit Report: CR-B-98-02 November 14, 1997 Audit of Management of the Laboratory Directed Research and Development Program at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory The Department's national laboratories, since their establishment, have been permitted to conduct a limited amount of discretionary research activities. The Department's Defense Program laboratories, such as the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, generate funding for Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) programs by charging their total laboratory operating and capital equipment budgets a flat surcharge of up to 6 percent. The ceiling was mandated by the Congress in authorization legislation. This audit was performed to determine whether the LDRD program at Lawrence Livermore was managed in accordance with applicable laws and

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Audit Report: CR-B-98-01 | Department of Energy  

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1 1 Audit Report: CR-B-98-01 October 8, 1997 Audit of the Internal Control Structure of the Department of Energy's Working Capital Fund The Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development of the Committee on Appropriations, in its report dated July 16, 1996, approved the implementation of a Working Capital Fund (Fund) at the U.S. Department of Energy. The Subcommittee also directed the Office of Inspector General to conduct periodic audits of the Fund. This audit was conducted to determine if the Department established an effective system of controls over the Fund. Our specific objectives were to determine if internal controls were sufficient to ensure that appropriate costs were allocated in a reasonable and unbiased manner and in a way that was consistent with the expectations

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Audit Report: CR-B-98-01 | Department of Energy  

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1 1 Audit Report: CR-B-98-01 October 8, 1997 Audit of the Internal Control Structure of the Department of Energy's Working Capital Fund The Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development of the Committee on Appropriations, in its report dated July 16, 1996, approved the implementation of a Working Capital Fund (Fund) at the U.S. Department of Energy. The Subcommittee also directed the Office of Inspector General to conduct periodic audits of the Fund. This audit was conducted to determine if the Department established an effective system of controls over the Fund. Our specific objectives were to determine if internal controls were sufficient to ensure that appropriate costs were allocated in a reasonable and unbiased manner and in a way that was consistent with the expectations

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Audit Report: CR-B-97-01 | Department of Energy  

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1 1 Audit Report: CR-B-97-01 October 22, 1997 Audit of Department of Energy's Warehouse Space The downsizing of Department of Energy (Department) facilities as a result of the end of the Cold War may have a negative impact on many communities that were heavily dependent on Departmental operations for economic stability. To lessen the negative effects on these communities, the Department has encouraged the formation of local community reuse organizations. These organizations determine and sponsor economic development initiatives to offset the local consequences of the Department's downsizing. The Department provided financial assistance to these organizations through grants and cooperative agreements. We initiated this audit to determine whether economic development grants and

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Mn-Fe base and Mn-Cr-Fe base austenitic alloys  

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Manganese-iron base and manganese-chromium-iron base austenitic alloys designed to have resistance to neutron irradiation induced swelling and low activation have the following compositions (in weight percent): 20 to 40 Mn; up to about 15 Cr; about 0.4 to about 3.0 Si; an austenite stabilizing element selected from C and N, alone or in combination with each other, and in an amount effective to substantially stabilize the austenite phase, but less than about 0.7 C, and less than about 0.3 N; up to about 2.5 V; up to about 0.1 P; up to about 0.01 B; up to about 3.0 Al; up to about 0.5 Ni; up to about 2.0 W; up to about 1.0 Ti; up to about 1.0 Ta; and with the remainder of the alloy being essentially iron.

Brager, Howard R. (Richland, WA); Garner, Francis A. (Richland, WA)

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Helium generation rates in isotopically tailored Fe-Cr-Ni alloys irradiated in FFTF/MOTA  

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Three Fe-Cr-Ni alloys have been doped with 0.4% {sup 59}Ni for side-by-side irradiations of doped and undoped materials in order to determine the effects of fusion-relevant levels of helium production on microstructural development and mechanical properties. The alloys were irradiated in three successive cycles of the Materials Open Test Assembly (MOTA) located in the Fast Flux Test Facility (FFTF). Following irradiation, helium levels were measured by isotope dilution mass spectrometry. The highest level of helium achieved in doped alloys was 172 appm at 9.1 dpa for a helium(appm)-to-dpa ratio of 18.9. The overall pattern of predicted helium generation rates in doped and undoped alloys is in good agreement with the helium measurements.

Greenwood, L.R.; Garner, F.A. [Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States); Oliver, B.M. [Rockwell International Corp., Canoga Park, CA (United States). Rocketdyne Div.

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Thermodynamic modeling and experimental validation of the Fe-Al-Ni-Cr-Mo alloy system  

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NiAl-type precipitate-strengthened ferritic steels have been known as potential materials for the steam turbine applications. In this study, thermodynamic descriptions of the B2-NiAl type nano-scaled precipitates and body-centered-cubic (BCC) Fe matrix phase for four alloys based on the Fe-Al-Ni-Cr-Mo system were developed as a function of the alloy composition at the aging temperature. The calculated phase structure, composition, and volume fraction were validated by the experimental investigations using synchrotron X-ray diffraction and atom probe tomography. With the ability to accurately predict the key microstructural features related to the mechanical properties in a given alloy system, the established thermodynamic model in the current study may significantly accelerate the alloy design process of the NiAl-strengthened ferritic steels.

Teng, Zhenke [ORNL; Zhang, F [CompuTherm LLC, Madison, WI; Miller, Michael K [ORNL; Liu, Chain T [Hong Kong Polytechnic University; Huang, Shenyan [ORNL; Chou, Y.T. [Multi-Phase Services Inc., Knoxville; Tien, R [Multi-Phase Services Inc., Knoxville; Chang, Y A [ORNL; Liaw, Peter K [University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK)

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On the origin of the low temperatures resistivity minimum in Cr thin films  

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We present measurements of the electrical resistivity and Hall coefficient, ? and R{sub H}, in Cr films of different thicknesses grown on MgO (100) substrates, as a function of temperature T and applied magnetic field H. The results show a low temperature minimum in ?(T), which is thickness dependent. From 40?K to 2?K, the Hall coefficient is a monotonous increasing function as T is reduced with no particular signature at the temperature T{sub min} where the minimum develops. We explain the resistivity minimum assuming an imperfect nesting of the Fermi surface leading to small electron and hole pockets. We introduce a phenomenological model which supports this simple physical picture.

Osquiguil, E.; Tosi, L.; Kaul, E. E.; Balseiro, C. A. [Centro Atmico Bariloche and Instituto Balseiro, Comisin Nacional de Energa Atmica, 8400 Bariloche (Argentina)

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Temperature effect in stratospheric balloon flight exposure of CR-39 plastic detector  

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A CR-39 stack equipped with a passive temperature control shielding was exposed to primary cosmic radiation in a balloon flight from Trapani (Sicily) to Arenosillo (Spain) at an average altitude of 4 g cm-2 residual atmosphere for 20 h. High vertical geomagnetic cut-off ensured the relativistic nature of registered ions. Stack temperature was monitored by means of thermal probes and associated electronics and transmitted by telemetry to an earth-based station. Temperature excursions were less than 16C, which is shown to correspond to a 0.11e shift in the charge scale for relativistic iron ions. Best etching conditions were established for the VH relativistic component as well as a discrimination method for relativistic ions. Charge uncertainty was found to be 0.44e. Relative abundances for the iron group extrapolated to the top of the atmosphere are compared to those reported by other authors.

M. Ginjaume; C. Baixeras; F. Fernndez; A. Vidal-Quadras

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2011 Honda CR-Z 4466 - Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

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The U.S. Department of Energys Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity Program consists of vehicle, battery, and infrastructure testing on advanced technology related to transportation. The activity includes tests on hybrid electric vehicles, including testing traction batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of on-road fleet testing. This report documents battery testing performed for the 2011 Honda CR-Z (VIN JHMZF1C67BS004466). Battery testing was performed by Intertek Testing Services NA. The Idaho National Laboratory and Intertek collaborate on the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the Vehicle Technologies Office of the U.S. Department of Energy.

Tyler Gray; Matthew Shirk; Jeffrey Wishart

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2011 HONDA CR-Z 2982 - HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE BATTERY TEST RESULTS  

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The U.S. Department of Energys Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity Program consists of vehicle, battery, and infrastructure testing on advanced technology related to transportation. The activity includes tests on hybrid electric vehicles, including testing traction batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of on-road fleet testing. This report documents battery testing performed for the 2011 Honda CR-Z (VIN JHMZF1C64BS002982). Battery testing was performed by Intertek Testing Services NA. The Idaho National Laboratory and Intertek collaborate on the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the Vehicle Technologies Office of the U.S. Department of Energy.

Gray, Tyler [Interek; Shirk, Matthew [Idaho National Laboratory; Wishart, Jeffrey [Interek

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Microstructural characterization of as-cast biocompatible Co-Cr-Mo alloys  

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The microstructure of a cobalt-base alloy (Co-Cr-Mo) obtained by the investment casting process was studied. This alloy complies with the ASTM F75 standard and is widely used in the manufacturing of orthopedic implants because of its high strength, good corrosion resistance and excellent biocompatibility properties. This work focuses on the resulting microstructures arising from samples poured under industrial environment conditions, of three different Co-Cr-Mo alloys. For this purpose, we used: 1) an alloy built up from commercial purity constituents, 2) a remelted alloy and 3) a certified alloy for comparison. The characterization of the samples was achieved by using optical microscopy (OM) with a colorant etchant to identify the present phases and scanning electron microscopy (SE-SEM) and energy dispersion spectrometry (EDS) techniques for a better identification. In general the as-cast microstructure is a Co-fcc dendritic matrix with the presence of a secondary phase, such as the M{sub 23}C{sub 6} carbides precipitated at grain boundaries and interdendritic zones. These precipitates are the main strengthening mechanism in this type of alloys. Other minority phases were also reported and their presence could be linked to the cooling rate and the manufacturing process variables and environment. - Research Highlights: {yields}The solidification microstructure of an ASTM-F75 type alloy were studied. {yields}The alloys were poured under an industrial environment. {yields}Carbides and sigma phase identified by color metallography and scanning microscopy (SEM and EDS). {yields}Two carbide morphologies were detected 'blocky type' and 'pearlite type'. {yields}Minority phases were also detected.

Giacchi, J.V., E-mail: jgiacchi@exa.unicen.edu.ar [Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas (CONICET), Av. Rivadavia 1917, C1033AAJ Buenos Aires (Argentina); Instituto de Fisica de Materiales Tandil (IFIMAT-FCE-CICPBA) Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Pinto 399 B7000GHG Tandil (Argentina); Morando, C.N.; Fornaro, O. [Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas (CONICET), Av. Rivadavia 1917, C1033AAJ Buenos Aires (Argentina); Instituto de Fisica de Materiales Tandil (IFIMAT-FCE-CICPBA) Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Pinto 399 B7000GHG Tandil (Argentina); Palacio, H.A. [Comision de Investigaciones Cientificas de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (CICPBA), Calle 526 e/10 y 11 B1096APP La Plata (Argentina); Instituto de Fisica de Materiales Tandil (IFIMAT-FCE-CICPBA) Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Pinto 399 B7000GHG Tandil (Argentina)

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Superconductivity and fluctuating magnetism in quasi-two-dimensional {kappa}-(BEDT-TTF){sub 2}Cu[N(CN){sub 2}]Br probed with implanted muons.  

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A muon-spin relaxation ({mu}{sup +}SR) investigation is presented for the molecular superconductor {kappa}-(BEDT-TTF){sub 2}Cu[N(CN){sub 2}]Br. Evidence is found for low-temperature phase separation throughout the bulk of the material, with only a fraction of the sample showing a superconducting signal, even for slow cooling. Rapid cooling reduces the superconducting fraction still further. For the superconducting phase, the in-plane penetration depth is measured to be {lambda}{parallel} = 0.47(1) {micro}m, and evidence is seen for a vortex decoupling transition in applied fields above 40 mT. The magnetic fluctuations in the normal state produce a precipitous drop in relaxation rate above 100 K, and we discuss the possible causes for the unusual relaxation that we observe for T > T{sub c}.

Lancaster, T.; Blundel, S. J.; Pratt, F. L.; Schlueter, J. A.; Materials Science Division; Rutherford Appleton Lab.; Oxford Univ.

2011-01-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Low-Frequency Dielectric Constant of LiF, NaF, NaCl, NaBr, KCl, and KBr by the Method of Substitution  

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The 1000-Hz 300K dielectric constants of some alkali halides were measured to an accuracy of 0.01% by the method of substitution. Reproducibly different values for various crystals of the same type were obtained which varied beyond the experimental error. The ranges of results for various crystals of each type measured are LiF, 9.0355-9.0360; NaF, 5.0719-5.0722; NaCl, 5.8940-5.8956; NaBr, 6.3957-6.3974; KCl, 4.8112-4.8182; and KBr, 4.8735-4.8762. The spread for each type of crystal is thought to be attributable to random trace impurities. The numbers are discussed in the light of past values.

Carl Andeen; John Fontanella; Donald Schuele

1970-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Targeting Cancer More Effectively CR@B brings together researchers from across the University and the Royal United Hospital, Bath.  

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Targeting Cancer More Effectively CR@B brings together researchers from across the University to find a cure for various types of cancer. 40 academic groups from nearly every department to bedside and back again. Drug Discovery The discovery of a new family of anti-cancer drugs called steroid

Burton, Geoffrey R.

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Re-Evaluation of Results in NUREG/CR-6674 for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Components (MRP-76)  

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This report evaluates the conservatisms and uncertainties reported in NUREG/CR-6674 that lead to high probabilities of cracking in carbon and low-alloy steel for reactor piping. The report uses additional data generated since the completion of the report to eliminate uncertainties and show lower probabilities of cracking.

A. Deardorff; D. Harris; D. Dedhia

2002-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Transmission infrared spectra (225 lm) of carbonaceous chondrites (CI, CM, CVCK, CR, C2 ungrouped): Mineralogy, water, and asteroidal  

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Transmission infrared spectra (2­25 lm) of carbonaceous chondrites (CI, CM, CV­CK, CR, C2 ungrouped t In this work, infrared transmission spectra (2­25 lm range, 5000­400 cm?1 ) of 40 carbonaceous chon- drites. The variability in the silicate features is correlated with the intensity of an ­OH related absorption at 3-lm

Montes-Hernandez, German

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The CR 2.0mm (.079") insulation displacement connector features a mounting height as low as  

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7 The CR 2.0mm (.079") insulation displacement connector features a mounting height as low as 6.9mm") pitch insulation displacement connector allows automatic harness production for connection of UL1007 of misinsertion without being permanently distorted. · Twin U-slot insulation displacement section The insulation

Wedeward, Kevin

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FeCoCr nanocomposites for application in self-regulated rf heating K. J. Miller,1,a  

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Fe­Co­Cr nanocomposites for application in self-regulated rf heating K. J. Miller,1,a A. Colletti,1, appropriate for ferrofluid cooling and self-regulated heating applications. These alloys have low Curie temperatures, moderate magnetic moments and provide increased heat capacity in a liquid used in a thermal cycle

McHenry, Michael E.

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Neutron, Electron and X-ray Scattering Investigation of Cr1-xVx Near Quantum Criticality  

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The weakness of electron-electron correlations in the itinerant antiferromagnet Cr doped with V has long been considered the reason that neither new collective electronic states or even non Fermi liquid behaviour are observed when antiferromagnetism in Cr1 xVx is suppressed to zero temperature. We present the results of neutron and electron diffraction measurements of several lightly doped single crystals of Cr1 xVx in which the archtypal spin density wave instability is progressively suppressed as the V content increases, freeing the nesting-prone Fermi surface for a new striped charge instability that occurs at xc=0.037. This novel nesting driven instability relieves the entropy accumulation associated with the suppression of the spin density wave and avoids the formation of a quantum critical point by stabilising a new type of charge order at temperatures in excess of 400 K. Restructuring of the Fermi surface near quantum critical points is a feature found in materials as diverse as heavy fermions, high temperature copper oxide superconductors and now even elemental metals such as Cr.

Sokolov, D A [Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL); Aronson, Meigan C. [Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL); Wu, Lijun [Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL); Zhu, Yimei [Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL); Nelson, C. [Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL); Mansfield, J. F. [University of Michigan; Sun, K. [University of Michigan; Erwin, R. [National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST); Lynn, J. W. [National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST); Lumsden, Mark D [ORNL; Nagler, Stephen E [ORNL

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Abstract Variation in the carbon isotopic composition of ecosystem respiration (13CR) was studied for 3 years  

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coast to the eastern side of the Cascade Mountains (a 250-km transect). Mean annual precipita- tion of gas exchange and associated changes in photosynthetic carbon isotope discrimination. Recent freeze). The extent to which and 13CR vary could po- tentially alter conclusions about the timing and nature

Ehleringer, Jim

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Effects of preformed alumina scales on the behavior of FeCrAl alloys in simulated coal-gasifier atmospheres  

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Iron-based mechanical alloys containing 3.26.6 Al, 16.024.7 Cr, 0.5 Ti, and 0.5 Y2O3 (mass%) were preoxidized in air at 1373 K for 10180 min. Alumina scales were formed. Scales were isolated and examined in a ...

J. K. Richard Weber; M. G. Hocking

1989-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vibrational coherence in the excited state dynamics of Cr(acac)3: probing the reaction coordinate for ultrafast intersystem crossing  

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Vibrational coherence in the excited state dynamics of Cr(acac)3: probing the reaction coordinateCusker* Received 12th April 2010, Accepted 29th May 2010 DOI: 10.1039/c0sc00262c Vibrational coherence was observed coherence; the timescale of the event suggests that this vibrational coherence is retained during the 4 T2

McCusker, James K.

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Combined filtered cathodic arc etching pretreatment-magnetron sputter deposition of highly adherent CrN films  

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CrN films were prepared on steel substrates by a hybrid method utilizing filtered cathodic arc for Cr ion pretreatment and magnetron sputtering for coating deposition. During pretreatment the substrates were biased to -1200 V and exposed to filtered chromium plasma. The substrate-coating interface formed during the pretreatment contained a Cr-enriched modified layer with composition that was strongly influenced by the temperature of the substrate as observed by scanning transmission electron microscopy--energy dispersive spectroscopy. The modified layer had a nanocrystalline morphology and thickness of 15 nm. The path of formation of the layer is linked to the combined action of implantation, diffusion, and resputtering. The resulting adhesion of 3 {mu}m thick CrN films was very high with scratch test critical load values of 83 N. The morphology of the films was smooth without large scale defects and the microstructure was columnar. The coatings behaved well in dry sliding tests with very low wear coefficients of 2.3x10{sup -16} m{sup 3} N{sup -1} m{sup -1}, which can be linked to the high adhesion and defect-free microstructure. The smooth coatings also had a high resistance to corrosion as demonstrated by potentiodynamic tests with particularly high pitting potentials of +800 mV.

Ehiasarian, A. P.; Anders, A.; Petrov, I. [Materials and Engineering Research Institute, Sheffield Hallam University, Howard St., Sheffield S1 1WB (United Kingdom); Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States); Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801 (United States)

2007-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Sputter-Deposited Pt/CrN Nanoparticle PEM Fuel Cell Cathodes: Limited Proton Conductivity Through Electrode  

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Sputter-Deposited Pt/CrN Nanoparticle PEM Fuel Cell Cathodes: Limited Proton Conductivity Through for proton exchange membrane PEM fuel cells. X-ray diffraction and scanning electron microscopy show manuscript received September 17, 2009. Published November 13, 2009. Proton exchange membrane PEM fuel cells

Gall, Daniel

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Intrinsic stress development and microstructure evolution of Au/Cr/Si multilayer thin films subject to annealing  

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and contacts [4], RF or high frequency compo- nents including switches [5] or variable capacitors [6], chemical a , Ken Gall a a Department of Mechanical Engineering, 111 Engineering Drive, University of Colorado/Cr/Si structures were originally re- searched for use in hybrid (high frequency) circuits [1]. Such multilayer

George, Steven M.

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Ion-pairing in aqueous CaCl2 and RbBr solutions: simultaneous structural refinement of XAFS and XRD data  

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We present a new methodology involving the simultaneous refinement of both x-ray absorption and x-ray diffraction spectra (X-ray Absorption/Diffraction Structural Refinement,XADSR), to study hydration and ion pair structure of CaCl2 and RbBr salts in concentrated aqueous solutions. The XADSR analysis includes the XAFS spectra analysis of both the cation and anion as a probe of their short-range structure with an XRD spectral analysis as a probe of the global structural. Together they deliver a comprehensive picture of the cation and anion hydration, the contact ion pair (CIP) structure and the solvent-separated ion pair (SSIP) structure. XADSR analysis of 6.0 m aqueous CaCl2 reveals that there are an insignificant number of Ca2+-Cl- CIPs, but there are approximately 3.4 SSIPs separated by about 4.99 . In contrast XADSR analysis of aqueous RbBr yields about 0.7 pair CIP at a bond length 3.51 . The present work demonstrates a new approach for a direct co-refinement of XRD and XAFS spectra in a simple and reliable fashion, opening new opportunities for analysis in various disordered and crystalline systems. This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Division of Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is operated for the U.S. Department of Energy by Battelle.

Pham, Thai V.; Fulton, John L.

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Combined use of a transformed red mud reactive barrier and electrokinetics for remediation of Cr/As contaminated soil  

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A reactive barrier (RB) of transformed red mud (TRM), a by-product of the refinement of bauxite in alumina production, was placed adjacent to the anode of an electrokinetic (EK) system with the aim of enhancing removal of chromium or arsenic, added singly to a low permeability clayey soil, and favouring entrapment. The innovative study focused on evaluation of the synergic interaction between the EK system and the RB, and of the efficiency when compared to traditional EK remediation (control tests). The results obtained underlined the successful outcome of treatment of the Cr(VI)-contaminated soil. In presence of the TRM RB, 19.4% wt. of total Cr content was detected in the anolyte and 20.6% wt. trapped in the anodic RB after 6d, versus 6.6% wt. in the anolyte and 8.8% wt. in the soil adjacent to the anode following the control run without RB. On increasing duration of treatment up to 12d, 60.8% wt. of total initial Cr was found in the anolyte and 25.5% wt. trapped in the RB, versus 9.1% wt. and 5.3% wt., respectively, after a control run of the same duration. Finally, on increasing the mass of TRM in the RB, 60.6% wt. of initial Cr content was found to have accumulated in the RB, with Cr being completely absent from the anodic chamber. Conversely, combined treatment was much less effective on As contaminated soil, at least under the operative conditions applied. Low initial As concentration and interference with iron oxides in the soil were likely the reasons underlying low efficiency while attempting As decontamination.

G. Cappai; G. De Gioannis; A. Muntoni; D. Spiga; J.J.P. Zijlstra

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Julian, B.R. and G.R. Foulger, Monitoring Geothermal Processes with Microearthquake Mechanisms, Thirty-Fourth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, February 9-  

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Julian, B.R. and G.R. Foulger, Monitoring Geothermal Processes with Microearthquake Mechanisms, Thirty- Fourth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, February 9- 11, 2009. Monitoring Geothermal Processes with Microearthquake Mechanisms Bruce R. Julian, U. S

Foulger, G. R.

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Chemical spray pyrolysis deposition and characterization of p-type CuCr1?xMgxO2 transparent oxide semiconductor thin films  

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A chemical spray pyrolysis technique for deposition of p-type Mg-doped CuCrO2 transparent oxide semiconductor thin films using metaloorganic precursors is described. As-deposited films contain mixed spinel CuCr2O4 and delafossite CuCrO2 structural phases. Reduction in spinel CuCr2O4 fraction and formation of highly crystalline films with single phase delafossite CuCrO2 structure is realized by annealing at temperatures ?700C in argon. A mechanism of synthesis of CuCrO2 films involving precursor decomposition, oxidation and reaction between constituent oxides in the spray deposition process is presented. Post-annealed CuCr0.93Mg0.07O2 thin films show high (?80%) visible transmittance and sharp absorption at band gap energy with direct and indirect optical band gaps 3.11 and 2.58eV, respectively. Lower (?450C) substrate temperature formed films are amorphous and yield lower direct (2.96eV) and indirect (2.23eV) band gaps after crystallization. Electrical conductivity of CuCr0.93 Mg0.07O2 thin films ranged 0.61Scm?1 and hole concentration ?21019cm?3 determined from Seebeck analysis. Temperature dependence of conductivity exhibit activation energies ?0.11eV in 300470K and ?0.23eV in ?470K region ascribed to activated conduction and grain boundary trap assisted conduction, respectively. Heterojunction diodes of the structure Au/n-(ZnO)/p-(CuCr0.93Mg0.07O2)/SnO2 (TCO) were fabricated which show potential for transparent wide band gap junction device.

S.H. Lim; Suma Desu; A.C. Rastogi

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microstructural evolution during solution treatment of Co-Cr-Mo-C biocompatible alloys  

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Three different Co-Cr-Mo-C alloys conforming to ASTM F75 standard were poured in an industrial environment and subjected to a conventional solution treatment at 1225 Degree-Sign C for several time intervals. The microstructural changes and transformations were studied in each case in order to evaluate the way in which treatment time influences the secondary phase fraction and clarify the microstructural changes that could occur. To assess how treatment time affects microstructure, optical microscopy and image analyzer software, scanning electron microscopy and energy dispersion spectrometry analysis were employed. The main phases detected in the as-cast state were: {sigma}-phase, M{sub 6}C, and M{sub 23}C{sub 6} carbides. The latter presented two different morphologies, blocky type and lamellar type. Despite being considered the most detrimental feature to mechanical properties, {sigma}-phase and lamellar carbides dissolution took place in the early stages of solution treatment. M{sub 23}C{sub 6} carbides featured two different behaviors. In the alloy obtained by melting an appropriate quantity of alloyed commercial materials, a decrease in size, spheroidization and transformation into M{sub 6}C carbides were simultaneously observed. In the commercial ASTM F75 alloy, in turn, despite being the same phase, only a marked decrease in precipitates size was noticed. These different behaviors could be ascribed to the initial presence of other phases in the alloy obtained from alloyed materials, such as {sigma}-phase and 'pearlitic' carbides, or to the initial precipitate size which was much larger in the first than in the commercial ASTM F75 alloy studied. M{sub 6}C carbides dissolved directly in the matrix as they could not be detected in samples solution-treated for 15 min. - Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Three different Co-Cr-Mo alloys were poured under an industrial environment. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Transformation of existing phases followed during conventional solution treatment. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer In as-cast/treated samples, phases were identified by color metallography, SEM and EDS. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer M{sub 23}C{sub 6} {yields} M{sub 6}C transformation was corroborated by SEM and EDS analysis. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Carbide spheroidization was also detected prior a noticeably carbide size decreasing.

Giacchi, J.V., E-mail: jgiacchi@exa.unicen.edu.ar [IFIMAT, Instituto de Fisica de Materiales Tandil, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Pinto 399, B7000GHG Tandil (Argentina); Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas (CONICET), Av. Rivadavia 1917, C1033AA, Buenos Aires (Argentina); Fornaro, O. [IFIMAT, Instituto de Fisica de Materiales Tandil, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Pinto 399, B7000GHG Tandil (Argentina); Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas (CONICET), Av. Rivadavia 1917, C1033AA, Buenos Aires (Argentina); Palacio, H. [IFIMAT, Instituto de Fisica de Materiales Tandil, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Pinto 399, B7000GHG Tandil (Argentina); Comision de Investigaciones Cientificas de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (CICPBA), Calle 526 e/10 y 11, B1096APP, La Plata (Argentina)

2012-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Corrosion and Stress Corrosion Cracking of High Cr Ferritic-Martensitic Steels in Supercritical Water  

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Corrosion behavior of the F-M (ferritic-martensitic) steels (T91, T92, T122) and Fe-base ODS (oxide dispersion strengthened) alloy (MA956{sup TM}) were evaluated in an aerated (8 ppm D.O.) SCW (supercritical water) at the temperature range between 300 and 627 deg C under 25 MPa. In aerated SCW the weight change of the F-M steel specimens became greater as the test temperature increased. However, the extent of the weight change at 350 deg C, just below the critical temperature appeared not to be less than those at 550 deg C. And the weight changes of all the F-M steel specimens in the deaerated SCW (for 347 hrs in 100 ppb D.O. for 347 hrs, and in 10 ppb D.O. for 432 hrs) tended to converge to about 1 mgcm{sup -2}. In aerated or deaerated conditions 20Cr Fe-base ODS alloy appeared to be very resistant to a SCW corrosion at all the test temperatures up to 500 hrs. Stress corrosion cracking (SCC) behavior of 9Cr F-M steels (T91 and T92) was investigated by CERT (Constant Extension Rate Test) in SCW at various temperatures and D.O. levels with different strain rates. T91 did not show any evidence of a SCC in a fully deaerated (below 10 ppb D.O.) SCW at 500, 550, and 600 deg C at the test conditions. T92 specimens were tested at 500 deg C in SCW with different D.O. levels. The strain rate did not seem to affect the SCC behavior of the T92 steel, but D.O. in SCW seems to affect the SCC behavior to some extent. The total elongation of T92 in SCW of 100 ppb or of 500 ppb D.O. was significantly smaller than that at a fully deaerated (below 10 ppb D.O.) SCW (about 15 vs. 20%), and it appears to provide a clue to a SCC on the fracture surface after the CERT test. (authors)

Jinsung, Jang; Seong Sik, Hwang; Chang Hee, Han; Byung Hak, Lee [Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, 150 Deokjin-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, 305-353 (Korea, Republic of)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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{beta}-delayed emission of protons at the proton drip-line: the cases of {sup 43}Cr and {sup 51}Ni  

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Studies of {beta}-delayed emission of protons for {sup 43}Cr and {sup 51}Ni were performed with a Time Projection Chamber. This detection setup allows to reconstruct in the three-dimensional space the tracks of the protons emitted. For the first time, {beta}-delayed emission of two protons is directly observed for {sup 43}Cr and {sup 51}Ni. The question about correlations between protons can be accessed. Finally, we show that {sup 43}Cr can emit up to three delayed protons.

Audirac, L. [CENBG, Chemin du Solarium, BP 120, F-33175 Gradignan Cedex (France); CEA Saclay, DSM/Irfu/SPhN, Orme des Merisiers, F-91191 Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex (France); Adimi, N.; Ascher, P.; Blank, B.; Canchel, G.; Demonchy, C. E.; Companis, I.; Delalee, F.; Demonchy, C. E.; Dossat, C.; Giovinazzo, J.; Grevy, S.; Hay, L.; Huikari, J.; Kurtukian-Nieto, T.; Leblanc, S.; Pedroza, J.-L.; Pibernat, J.; Serani, L. [CENBG, Chemin du Solarium, BP 120, F-33175 Gradignan Cedex (France); Borcea, C. [NIPNE, P.O. Box MG6, Bucharest-Magurele (Romania); and others

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Star formation in z>1 3CR host galaxies as seen by Herschel  

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We present Herschel (PACS and SPIRE) far-infrared (FIR) photometry of a complete sample of z>1 3CR sources, from the Herschel GT project The Herschel Legacy of distant radio-loud AGN (PI: Barthel). Combining these with existing Spitzer photometric data, we perform an infrared (IR) spectral energy distribution (SED) analysis of these landmark objects in extragalactic research to study the star formation in the hosts of some of the brightest active galactic nuclei (AGN) known at any epoch. Accounting for the contribution from an AGN-powered warm dust component to the IR SED, about 40% of our objects undergo episodes of prodigious, ULIRG-strength star formation, with rates of hundreds of solar masses per year, coeval with the growth of the central supermassive black hole. Median SEDs imply that the quasar and radio galaxy hosts have similar FIR properties, in agreement with the orientation-based unification for radio-loud AGN. The star-forming properties of the AGN hosts are similar to those of the general popul...

Podigachoski, P; Haas, M; Leipski, C; Wilkes, B; Kuraszkiewicz, J; Westhues, C; Willner, S P; Ashby, M L N; Chini, R; Clements, D L; Fazio, G G; Labiano, A; Lawrence, C; Meisenheimer, K; Peletier, R F; Siebenmorgen, R; Kleijn, G Verdoes

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ROOM TEMPERATURE COMPRESSION PROPERTIES OF TWO HEATS OF UNIRRADIATED V-4Cr-4Ti  

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Vanadium alloys are of interest to the Fusion program as potential first wall structural materials. The expected irradiation conditions for the first wall structural material include a range of temperatures where very high hardening caused by a high density of small, but shearable defect clusters results in a type of deformation called "localized deformation". At the onset of yield in a tensile test, a dislocation may move through a grain shearing the obstacles and clearing out a channel. Subsequent dislocations may easily pass through this channel. As the test progresses, more channels form. In the early stages of deformation, it is thought that the plastic deformation is confined to these channels. One important macroscopic result of this deformation behavior is rapid onset of necking in a tensile test and very low uniform elongation. As a means to help understand the range of stress states where localized deformation may adversely affect macroscopic ductility in vanadium alloys, compression test specimens fabricated from two heats of V-4Cr-4Ti are currently under irradiation in the High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR). The results of room temperature compression tests on the unirradiated control materials are presented here and compared with uniaxial tensile values from the literature.

Toloczko, Mychailo B.; Kurtz, Richard J.

2004-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Tuning the Magnetic Exchange via a Control of Orbital Hybridization in Cr2(Te1?xWx)O6  

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We report the complex magnetic phase diagram and electronic structure of Cr2(Te1?xWx)O6 systems. While compounds with different x values possess the same crystal structure, they display different magnetic structures below and above xc=0.7, where both the transition temperature TN and sublattice magnetization (Ms) reach a minimum. Unlike many known cases where magnetic interactions are controlled either by injection of charge carriers or by structural distortion induced via chemical doping, in the present case it is achieved by tuning the orbital hybridization between Cr?3d and O?2p orbitals through W?5d states. The result is supported by abinitio electronic structure calculations. Through this concept, we introduce a new approach to tune magnetic and electronic properties via chemical doping.

M. Zhu; D. Do; C.?R. Dela Cruz; Z. Dun; H.?D. Zhou; S.?D. Mahanti; X. Ke

2014-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

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A transmission electron microscopy investigation of inverse melting in Nb{sub 45}Cr{sub 55}  

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In inverse melting, a supersaturated crystalline phase transforms polymorphously under heat treatment to the amorphous state. Inverse melting of body-centered cubic (bcc) Nb{sub 45}Cr{sub 55} is studied using transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and high resolution TEM (HRTEM). The crystalline to amorphous transformation is heterogeneous, initiating at the bcc grain boundaries. HRTEM reveals 2-3 nm domains with medium range order (MRO) in the amorphous phase. Preferred orientation of MRO domains is found on a scale corresponding to the precursor bcc grain size. Using HRTEM and calorimetry, MRO development in cosputtered Nb{sub 45}Cr{sub 55} films is characterized and compared to that in the amorphous phase produced by inverse melting. {copyright} {ital 1997 Materials Research Society.}

Sinkler, W.; Michaelsen, C.; Bormann, R. [Institute for Materials Research, GKSS Research Center, 21502 Geesthacht (Germany)

1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electronic conductivity in NixCr1-x and NixCu1-x fcc alloy systems  

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First-principles calculations of transport properties of disordered alloys based on the Kubo-Greenwood formalism and the spin-polarized Korringa-Kohn-Rostoker coherent potential approximation are presented. Application to the fcc alloy systems NixCr1-x and NixCu1-x yields results for the residual resistivity, anomalous magnetoresistance, and the magnetic moments that are in very satisfying agreement with experiment. In particular, the different sign for the resistance anisotropy in NixCr1-x and NixCu1-x and the concentration of the onset of magnetism could be reproduced. Scalar-relativistic calculations were performed on the basis of the two-current model in order to assess the importance of relativistic effects in these systems.

A. Vernes, H. Ebert, and J. Banhart

2003-10-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Cr, N-Codoped TiO2 Mesoporous Microspheres for Li-ion Rechargeable Batteries with Enhanced Electrochemical Performance  

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Cr,N-codoped TiO2 mesoporous microspheres synthesized using hydrothermal and subsequent nitridation treatment, exhibited higher solubility of nitrogen, and improved electrical conductivity than N-doped TiO2, as anode for Lithium-ion rechargeable batteries, which led to improving charge-discharge capacity at 0.1 C and twice higher rate capability compared to that of nitrogen-doped TiO2 mesoporous microsphere at 10 C

Bi, Zhonghe [ORNL] [ORNL; Paranthaman, Mariappan Parans [ORNL] [ORNL; Guo, Bingkun [ORNL] [ORNL; Unocic, Raymond R [ORNL] [ORNL; Meyer III, Harry M [ORNL] [ORNL; Bridges, Craig A [ORNL] [ORNL; Sun, Xiao-Guang [ORNL] [ORNL; Dai, Sheng [ORNL] [ORNL

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Development of A New Class of Fe-3Cr-W(V)Ferritic Steels for Industrial Process Applications  

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The project, 'Development of a New Class of Fe-Cr-W(V) Ferritic Steels for Industrial Process Applications', was a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) between Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Nooter Corporation. This project dealt with improving the materials performance and fabrication for the hydrotreating reactor vessels, heat recovery systems, and other components for the petroleum and chemical industries. The petroleum and chemical industries use reactor vessels that can approach the ship weights of approximately 300 tons with vessel wall thicknesses of 3 to 8 in. These vessels are typically fabricated from Fe-Cr-Mo steels with chromium ranging from 1.25 to 12% and molybdenum from 1 to 2%. Steels in this composition have great advantages of high thermal conductivity, low thermal expansion, low cost, and properties obtainable by heat treatment. With all of the advantages of Fe-Cr-Mo steels, several issues are faced in design and fabrication of vessels and related components. These issues include the following: (1) low strength properties of current alloys require thicker sections; (2) increased thickness causes heat-treatment issues related to nonuniformity across the thickness and thus not achieving the optimum properties; (3) fracture toughness (ductile-to-brittle transition ) is a critical safety issue for these vessels, and it is affected in thick sections due to nonuniformity of microstructure; (4) PWHT needed after welding and makes fabrication more time-consuming with increased cost; and (5) PWHT needed after welding also limits any modifications of the large vessels in service. The goal of this project was to reduce the weight of large-pressure vessel components (ranging from 100 to 300 tons) by approximately 25% and reduce fabrication cost and improve in-service modification feasibility through development of Fe-3Cr-W(V) steels with combination of nearly a 50% higher strength, a lower DBTT and a higher upper-shelf energy, ease of heat treating, and a strong potential for not requiring PWHT.

Sikka, V.J.; Jawad, M.H. (Nooter Corp.)

2005-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Reactions of Ethylidene on a Model Chromia Surface: 1 1-Dichloroethane on Stoichiometric alpha-Cr2O3 (1012)  

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The reaction of CH{sub 3}CHCl{sub 2} over the nearly-stoichiometric {alpha}-Cr{sub 2}O{sub 3} (10{sub {bar 1}} > 2) surface produces an ethylidene intermediate that yields primarily gas phase CH{sub 2}{double_bond}CH{sub 2} and surface chlorine adatoms; however, trace amounts of HC{triple_bond}CH, CH{sub 3}CH{sub 3}, H{sub 2} and CH{sub 3}CH{double_bond}CHCH{sub 3} are also observed. A rate-limiting intramolecular isomerization (2,1-hydrogen shift) in the surface ethylidene species produces gas phase CH{sub 2}{double_bond}CH{sub 2}. The chlorine freed from the dissociation of CH{sub 3}CHCl{sub 2} binds at the five-coordinate surface Cr{sup 3+} sites on the stoichiometric surface, completing the octahedral coordination sphere, and inhibits the surface chemistry by simple site blocking. No surface carbon deposition is observed from the thermal reaction of 1,1-dichloroethane under the conditions of this study, demonstrating that the ethylidene intermediate is not a primary coke forming intermediate over (10{sub {bar 1}} > 2) facets of {alpha}-Cr{sub 2}O{sub 3} under the conditions of this study.

J Brooks; T Chen; D Mullins; D Cox

2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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High Temperature Thermal Stability and Oxidation Resistance of Magnetron-sputtered Homogeneous CrAlON Coatings on 430 Steel  

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The requirements of low cost and high-temperature corrosion resistance for bipolar interconnect plates in solid oxide fuel cell stacks has directed attention to the use of metal plates with oxidation resistant coatings. We have investigated the performance of steel plates with homogenous coatings of CrAlON (oxynitrides). The coatings were deposited using RF magnetron sputtering, with Ar as a sputtering gas. Oxygen in these coatings was not intentionally added. Oxygen might have come through contaminated nitrogen gas bottle, leak in the chamber or from the partial pressure of water vapors. Nitrogen was added during the growth process to get oxynitride coating. The Cr/Al composition ratio in the coatings was varied in a combinatorial approach. The coatings were subsequently annealed in air for up to 25 hours at 800 deg. C. The composition of the coated plates and the rate of oxidation were characterized using Rutherford backscattering (RBS) and nuclear reaction analysis (NRA). From our results, we conclude that Al rich coatings are more susceptible to oxidation than Cr rich coatings.

Kayani, A.; Wickey, K. J.; Nandasiri, M. I.; Moore, A.; Garratt, E.; AlFaify, S.; Gao, X. [Western Michigan University-Kalamazoo, MI 49008 (United States); Smith, R. J.; Buchanan, T. L.; Priyantha, W.; Kopczyk, M.; Gannon, P. E. [Montana State University-Bozeman, MT 59717 (United States); Gorokhovsky, V. I. [Arcomac Surface Engineering, LLC-Bozeman, MT 59715 (United States)

2009-03-10T23:59:59.000Z

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A Conceptual model of coupled biogeochemical and hydrogeological processes affected by in situ Cr(VI) bioreduction in groundwater at Hanford 100H Site  

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in Groundwater at Hanford 100H Site B.Faybishenko, P.E.Long,Cr(VI) contaminated groundwater at Hanford 100H site. A slowHRC TM ), was injected in Hanford sediments to stimulate

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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QUEST: QUantum Electron Simulation Toolbox C.-R. Lee1,10 S. Chiesa2, C. N. Varney3,4, E. Khatami3, Z. Bai5,  

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QUEST: QUantum Electron Simulation Toolbox C.-R. Lee1,10 S. Chiesa2, C. N. Varney3,4, E. Khatami3 use of standing electromagnetic waves causes the atoms to e

Bai, Zhaojun

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Passively Q-switched Nd:YAG/Cr$^{4+}$:YAG All-Ceramics, Composite, Monolithic Micro-Lasers with Multi-Beam Output for Laser Ignition  

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High-peak power passively Q-switched Nd:YAG/Cr$^{4+}$:YAG monolithic micro-lasers with two- and three-beam output were realized. These compact laser devices, which can be used as...

Pavel, Nicolaie; Tsunekane, Masaki; Taira, Takunori

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Low-temperature oriented growth of vanadium dioxide films on CoCrTa metal template on Si and vertical metal-insulator transition  

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The authors achieved oriented growth of vanadium dioxide (VO{sub 2}) films on CoCrTa metal template grown on an Si substrate. Low-temperature ({approx}250 Degree-Sign C) deposition of VO{sub 2} films using inductively coupled-plasma-assisted sputtering technique realized an abrupt interface between VO{sub 2} and CoCrTa layers, suppressing the oxidation and diffusion of metal components. The films revealed a metal-insulator transition with resistance change of over 2 orders of magnitude. The CoCrTa film, in which Co hexagonal crystalline grains with c-axis orientation were surrounded by segregated Cr and Ta, serves for the oriented growth of VO{sub 2} crystalline film, enabling higher orders of transition in resistance and low voltage switching, even for the vertical (out-of-plane) direction.

Okimura, Kunio; Mian, Md.Suruz [School of Engineering, Tokai University, 4-1-1 Kitakaname, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa 259-1292 (Japan)

2012-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Changes in CR-39 proton sensitivity due to prolonged exposure to high vacuums relevant to the National Ignition Facility and OMEGA  

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When used at facilities like OMEGA and the NIF, CR-39 is exposed to high vacuum environments before and after irradiation by charged particles and neutrons. Using an electrostatic linear accelerator at MIT, studies have been conducted to investigate the effects of high vacuum exposure on the sensitivity of CR-39 to fusion protons in the {approx}1-9 MeV energy range. High vacuum conditions, of order 10{sup -5} Torr, experienced by CR-39 samples at these facilities were emulated. It is shown that vacuum exposure times longer than {approx}16 h before proton irradiation result in a decrease in proton sensitivity, whereas no effect was observed for up to 67 h of vacuum exposure after proton irradiation. CR-39 sensitivity curves are presented for samples with prolonged exposure to high vacuum before and after proton irradiation.

Manuel, M. J.-E.; Rosenberg, M. J.; Sinenian, N.; Rinderknecht, H.; Zylstra, A. B.; Seguin, F. H.; Frenje, J.; Li, C. K.; Petrasso, R. D. [Plasma Science and Fusion Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 (United States)

2011-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of Acid Treatment on the High-Temperature Surface Oxidation Behavior of FeCrAlloy Foil Used for Methane Combustion Catalyst Support  

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The catalytic flameless combustion of low alkans improves the efficiency of energy production and reduces NOx emission. ... (3-5) Fe?Cr?Al alloy (FeCrAlloy) has superior stability to other iron-based alloys at high temperatures and has been used in the fabrication of gas burners, industrial heaters, and other high-temperature devices. ... The heating rate was 10 C/min. ...

Dong Zhang; Lihong Zhang; Bin Liang; Yongdan Li

2009-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of LaSr2Fe2CrO9-in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Jacob M. Haag,a  

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Application of LaSr2Fe2CrO9- in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anodes Jacob M. Haag,a Brian D. Madsen composition LaSr2Fe2CrO9- was tested for application as an anode material for solid oxide fuel cells. Despite 28, 2008. Ni­yttria stabilized zirconia YSZ cermets are commonly used in solid oxide fuel cell SOFC

Poeppelmeier, Kenneth R.

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Role of microbial exopolymeric substances (EPS) on chromium sorption and transport in heterogeneous subsurface soils: I. Cr(III) complexation with EPS in aqueous solution  

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Chromium (III) binding by exopolymeric substances (EPS) isolated from Pseudomonas putida P18, Pseudomonas aeruginosa P16 and Pseudomonas stutzeri P40 strains were investigated by the determination of conditional stability constants and the concentration of functional groups using the ion-exchange experiments and potentiometric titrations. Spectroscopic (EXAFS) analysis was also used to obtain information on the nature of Cr(III) binding with EPS functional groups. The data from ion-exchange experiments and potentiometric titrations were evaluated using a non-electrostatic discrete ligand approach. The modeling results show that the acid/base properties of EPSs can be best characterized by invoking four different types of acid functional groups with arbitrarily assigned pK{sub a} values of 4, 6, 8 and 10. The analysis of ion-exchange data using the discrete ligand approach suggests that while the Cr binding by EPS from P. aeruginosa can be successfully described based on a reaction stoichiometry of 1:2 between Cr(III) and HL{sub 2} monoprotic ligands, the accurate description of Cr binding by EPSs extracted from P. putida and P. stutzeri requires postulation of 1:1 Cr(III)-ligand complexes with HL{sub 2} and HL{sub 3} monoprotic ligands, respectively. These results indicate that the carboxyl and/or phosphoric acid sites contribute to Cr(III) binding by microbial EPS, as also confirmed by EXAFS analysis performed in the current study. Overall, this study highlights the need for incorporation of Cr-EPS interactions into transport and speciation models to more accurately assess microbial Cr(VI) reduction and chromium transport in subsurface systems, including microbial reactive treatment barriers.

Kantar, C.; Dodge, C.; Demiray, H.; Dogan, N.M.

2011-01-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Role of Microbial Exopolymeric Substances (EPS) on Chromium Sorption and Transport in Heterogeneous Subsurface Soils: I. Cr(III) Complexation with EPS in Aqueous Solution  

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Chromium (III) binding by exopolymeric substances (EPS) isolated from Pseudomonas putida P18, Pseudomonas aeruginosa P16 and Pseudomonas stutzeri P40 strains were investigated by the determination of conditional stability constants and the concentration of functional groups using the ion-exchange experiments and potentiometric titrations. Spectroscopic (EXAFS) analysis was also used to obtain information on the nature of Cr(III) binding with EPS functional groups. The data from ion-exchange experiments and potentiometric titrations were evaluated using a non-electrostatic discrete ligand approach. The modeling results show that the acid/base properties of EPSs can be best characterized by invoking four different types of acid functional groups with arbitrarily assigned pK{sub a} values of 4, 6, 8 and 10. The analysis of ion-exchange data using the discrete ligand approach suggests that while the Cr binding by EPS from P. aeruginosa can be successfully described based on a reaction stoichiometry of 1:2 between Cr(III) and HL{sub 2} monoprotic ligands, the accurate description of Cr binding by EPSs extracted from P. putida and P. stutzeri requires postulation of 1:1 Cr(III)-ligand complexes with HL{sub 2} and HL{sub 3} monoprotic ligands, respectively. These results indicate that the carboxyl and/or phosphoric acid sites contribute to Cr(III) binding by microbial EPS, as also confirmed by EXAFS analysis performed in the current study. Overall, this study highlights the need for incorporation of Cr-EPS interactions into transport and speciation models to more accurately assess microbial Cr(VI) reduction and chromium transport in subsurface systems, including microbial reactive treatment barriers.

C Kantar; H Demiray; N Dogan; C Dodge

2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Giant magnetoresistive structures based on CrO{sub 2} with epitaxial RuO{sub 2} as the spacer layer  

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Epitaxial ruthenium dioxide (RuO{sub 2})/chromium dioxide(CrO{sub 2}) thin film heterostructures have been grown on (100)-TiO{sub 2} substrates by chemical vapor deposition. Both current-in-plane (CIP) and current-perpendicular-to-plane (CPP) giant magnetoresistive stacks were fabricated with either Co or another epitaxial CrO{sub 2} layer as the top electrode. The Cr{sub 2}O{sub 3} barrier, which forms naturally on CrO{sub 2} surfaces, is no longer present after the RuO{sub 2} deposition, resulting in a highly conductive interface that has a resistance at least four orders of magnitude lower. However, only very limited magnetoresistance (MR) was observed. Such low MR is due to the appearance of a chemically and magnetically disordered layer at the CrO{sub 2} and RuO{sub 2} interfaces when Cr{sub 2}O{sub 3} is transformed into rutile structures during its intermixing with RuO{sub 2}.

Miao, G.X.; Gupta, A.; Sims, H.; Butler, W.H.; Ghosh, S.; Xiao Gang [Physics Department, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912 (United States); Center for Materials for Information Technology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487 (United States); Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois 60607 (United States); Physics Department, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912 (United States)

2005-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Three one-dimensional coordination polymers based on 1,1'-bis(pyridin-4-ylmethyl)-2,2'-bi-1H-benzimidazole and HgX2 (X = Cl, Br and I)  

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The new ligand 1,1'-bis(pyridin-4-ylmethyl)-2,2'-bi-1H-benzimidazole has been combined with HgX2 (X = Cl, Br and I) to create three one-dimensional coordination polymers. The three complexes have one-dimensional zigzag chains and the HgII centres are in a distorted tetrahedral [HgX2N2] geometry in each case.

Li, A.-G.

2013-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Corrosion resistance of artificial passivation films of Fe[sub 2]O[sub 3]-Cr[sub 2]O[sub 3]-NiO formed by metalorganic chemical vapor deposition  

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A series of thin Fe[sub 2]O[sub 3]-Cr[sub 2]O[sub 3]-NiO films were formed on Pt by an MOCVD technique using Fe(III), Cr(III), and Ni(II) acetylacetonate. The corrosion resistance of the films was examined in H[sub 2]SO[sub 4] and HCl by measuring the film thickness using ellipsometry and the chemical analysis of test solutions with ICPS. The dissolution rate of Fe[sub 2]O[sub 3]-Cr[sub 2]O[sub 3] composite films decreases exponentially with an increase in the cationic mass fraction of Cr[sup 3+] ions, X[sub Cr], of the films, and at the values of X[sub Cr] larger than 0.7 it becomes two orders of magnitude lower than that of Fe[sub 2]O[sub 3] films. The same type of changes in the dissolution rate with X[sub Cr] was observed for the NiO-Cr[sub 2]O[sub 3] composite films. Therefore, the addition of Cr[sub 2]O[sub 3] to Fe[sub 2]O[sub 3] and NiO films effectively improves the corrosion resistance. The addition of NiO to Fe[sub 2]O[sub 3]-Cr[sub 2]O[sub 3] composite films containing an adequate amount of Cr[sub 2]O[sub 3] does not bring an effective improvement in corrosion resistance. Therefore, the corrosion resistance of Fe[sub 2]O[sub 3]-Cr[sub 2]O[sub 3]-NiO composite films is determined primarily by the Cr[sub 2]O[sub 3] content of the films.

Sugimoto, Katsuhisa; Seto, Masahiro; Tanaka, Shigeaki; Hara, Nobuyoshi (Tohoku Univ., Sendai (Japan). Dept. of Metallurgy)

1993-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Measurement of the B0(s) semileptonic branching ratio to an orbitally excited D**(s) state, Br(B0(s) ---> D-(s1)(2536) mu+ nu X)  

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In a data sample of approximately 1.3 fb{sup -1} collected with the D0 detector between 2002 and 2006, the orbitally excited charm state D{sub s1}{sup {+-}}(2536) has been observed with a measured mass of 2535.7 {+-} 0.6(stat) {+-} 0.5(syst) MeV/c{sup 2} via the decay mode B{sub s}{sup 0} {yields} D{sub s1}{sup -}(2536){mu}{sup +} {nu}X. A first measurement is made of the branching ratio product Br({bar B} {yields} D{sub s1}{sup -}(2536){mu}{sup +}{nu}X) {center_dot} Br(D{sub s1}{sup -} {yields} D*{sup -} K{sub S}{sup 0}). Assuming that D{sub s1}{sup -}(2536) production in semileptonic decay is entirely from B{sub s}{sup 0}, an extraction of the semileptonic branching ratio Br(B{sub s}{sup 0} {yields} D{sub s1}{sup -}(2536){mu}{sup +}{nu}X) is made.

Abazov, V.M.; Abbott, B.; Abolins, M.; Acharya, B.S.; Adams, M.; Adams, T.; Aguilo, E.; Ahn, S.H.; Ahsan, M.; Alexeev, G.D.; Alkhazov, G.; /Buenos Aires U. /Rio de Janeiro, CBPF /Rio de Janeiro State U. /ABC Federal U. /Sao Paulo, IFT /Alberta U. /Simon Fraser U. /York U., Canada /McGill U. /Hefei, CUST /Andes U., Bogota

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Structural and Spectroscopic Characterization of 17- and 18-Electron Piano-Stool Complexes of Chromium. Thermochemical Analyses of Weak Cr-H Bonds  

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The 17-electron radical CpCr(CO)2(IMe) (IMe = 1,3-dimethylimidazol-2-ylidene) was synthesized by the reaction of IMe with [CpCr(CO)3]2, and characterized by single crystal X-ray diffraction and by EPR, IR and variable temperature 1H NMR spectroscopy. The metal-centered radical is monomeric under all conditions and exhibits Curie paramagnetic behavior in solution. An electrochemically reversible reduction to 18-electron CpCr(CO)2(IMe)? takes place at E = ?1.89(1) V vs Cp2Fe+/0 in MeCN, and was accomplished chemically with KC8 in THF. The salts K+(18-crown-6)[CpCr(CO)2(IMe)]? THF and K+[CpCr(CO)2(IMe)]? THF were crystallographically characterized. Monomeric ion pairs are found in the former, whereas the latter has a polymeric structure due to a network of K???O(CO) interactions. Protonation of K+(18-crown-6)[CpCr(CO)2(IMe)]? THF gives the hydride CpCr(CO)2(IMe)H, which could not be isolated, but was characterized in solution; a pKa of 27.2(4) was determined in MeCN. A thermochemical analysis provides the Cr-H bond dissociation free energy (BDFE) for CpCr(CO)2(IMe)H in MeCN solution as 47.3(6) kcal mol?1. This value is exceptionally low for a transition metal hydride, and implies that the reaction 2 [Cr-H] ? 2 [Cr] + H2 is exergonic (?G = ?9.0(8) kcal mol?1). This analysis explains the experimental observation that generated solutions of the hydride produce CpCr(CO)2(IMe) (typically on the timescale of days). By contrast, CpCr(CO)2(PCy3)H has a higher Cr-H BDFE (52.9(4) kcal mol?1), is more stable with respect to H2 loss, and is isolable. We thank the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Division of Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences for support. M.L.H. carried out the crystallographic studies and was supported as part of the Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis, an Energy Frontier Research Center funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences. The EPR studies were performed at the William R. Wiley Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL), a national scientific user facility sponsored by the Department of Energys Office of Biological and Environmental Research located at PNNL. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is a multiprogram national laboratory operated by Battelle for the U.S. Department of Energy.

van der Eide, Edwin F.; Helm, Monte L.; Walter, Eric D.; Bullock, R. Morris

2013-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Prediction and Monitoring Systems of Creep-Fracture Behavior of 9Cr-1Mo Steels for Teactor Pressure Vessels  

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A recent workshop on next-generation nuclear plant (NGNP) topics underscored the need for research studies on the creep fracture behavior of two materials under consideration for reactor pressure vessel (RPV) applications: 9Cr-1Mo and SA-5XX steels. This research project will provide a fundamental understanding of creep fracture behavior of modified 9Cr-1Mo steel welds for through modeling and experimentation and will recommend a design for an RPV structural health monitoring system. Following are the specific objectives of this research project: Characterize metallurgical degradation in welded modified 9Cr-1Mo steel resulting from aging processes and creep service conditions. Perform creep tests and characterize the mechanisms of creep fracture process. Quantify how the microstructure degradation controls the creep strength of welded steel specimens. Perform finite element (FE) simulations using polycrystal plasticity to understand how grain texture affects the creep fracture properties of welds. Develop a microstructure-based creep fracture model to estimate RPVs service life . Manufacture small, prototypic, cylindrical pressure vessels, subject them to degradation by aging, and measure their leak rates. Simulate damage evolution in creep specimens by FE analyses. Develop a model that correlates gas leak rates from welded pressure vessels with the amount of microstructural damage. Perform large-scale FE simulations with a realistic microstructure to evaluate RPV performance at elevated temperatures and creep strength. Develop a fracture model for the structural integrity of RPVs subjected to creep loads. Develop a plan for a non-destructive structural health monitoring technique and damage detection device for RPVs.

Potirniche, Gabriel; Barlow, Fred D.; Charit, Indrajit; Rink, Karl

2013-11-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of USNRC NUREG/CR-6661 and draft DG-1108 to evolutionary and advanced reactor designs  

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For the seismic design of evolutionary and advanced nuclear reactor power plants, there are definite financial advantages in the application of USNRC NUREG/CR-6661 and draft Regulatory Guide DG-1108. NUREG/CR-6661, 'Benchmark Program for the Evaluation of Methods to Analyze Non-Classically Damped Coupled Systems', was by Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) for the USNRC, and Draft Regulatory Guide DG-1108 is the proposed revision to the current Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.92, Revision 1, 'Combining Modal Responses and Spatial Components in Seismic Response Analysis'. The draft Regulatory Guide DG-1108 is available at http://members.cox.net/apolloconsulting, which also provides a link to the USNRC ADAMS site to search for NUREG/CR-6661 in text file or image file. The draft Regulatory Guide DG-1108 removes unnecessary conservatism in the modal combinations for closely spaced modes in seismic response spectrum analysis. Its application will be very helpful in coupled seismic analysis for structures and heavy equipment to reduce seismic responses and in piping system seismic design. In the NUREG/CR-6661 benchmark program, which investigated coupled seismic analysis of structures and equipment or piping systems with different damping values, three of the four participants applied the complex mode solution method to handle different damping values for structures, equipment, and piping systems. The fourth participant applied the classical normal mode method with equivalent weighted damping values to handle differences in structural, equipment, and piping system damping values. Coupled analysis will reduce the equipment responses when equipment, or piping system and structure are in or close to resonance. However, this reduction in responses occurs only if the realistic DG-1108 modal response combination method is applied, because closely spaced modes will be produced when structure and equipment or piping systems are in or close to resonance. Otherwise, the conservatism in the current Regulatory Guide 1.92, Revision 1, will overshadow the advantage of coupled analysis. All four participants applied the realistic modal combination method of DG-1108. Consequently, more realistic and reduced responses were obtained. (authors)

Chang 'Apollo', Chen [Apollo Consulting, Inc., Surprise, AZ 85374-4605 (United States)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Corrections and additions to the User's Guide for SNAP (NUREG/CR-1245, SAND80-0315). [BSTAT  

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This document contains corrections and additions to the User's Guide for SNAP (NUREG/CR-1245, SAND80-0315). These update the SNAP report so that it documents the most current version of SNAP. An additional program, BATLE Statistics (BSTAT), is described here. It provides a post-processing capability to analyze engagement data from SNAP simulations. The work documented by this report was performed by Pritsker and Associates, Inc., under contract to Sandia National Laboratories for the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research and the US Naval Surface Weapons Center.

Polito, J.

1982-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Intracavity laser spectroscopy with a semiconductor disk laser-pumped cw Cr{sup 2+} : ZnSe laser  

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Absorption spectra of the air have been measured near 2.31 ?m using intracavity laser spectroscopy with a semiconductor disk laser-pumped cw Cr{sup 2+} : ZnSe laser. It is shown that, at lasing times of at least 3 ms, the sensitivity of the laser to intracavity absorption increases. This allows one to reach an effective path length of 900 km and enables detection of weak lines with absorption coefficients down to 1 10{sup -9} cm{sup -1}. (laser spectroscopy)

Kozlovsky, V I; Korostelin, Yu V; Podmar'kov, Yu P; Skasyrsky, Ya K; Frolov, M P [P N Lebedev Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow (Russian Federation); Okhotnikov, O G [Optoelectronics Research Center, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere (Finland); Akimov, V A [Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University), Dolgoprudnyi, Moscow Region (Russian Federation)

2013-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Microstructural aspects of low-pressure plasma-sprayed CoNiCrAlY coating on Hastelloy X  

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A Co-32Ni-21Cr-8Al-0.5Y alloy coating plasma sprayed on Hastelloy X. The microstructure of the coating layer consist of ..gamma.. phase solid solution, ..gamma..' phase, and Y-rich intermetallic phase. This coating exhibits excellent oxidation and sulfidation resistance after exposure in air and in sodium sulfate at 1,000/sup 0/C for 60 h, due to the formation of ..cap alpha..-Al/sub 2/O/sub 3/ oxide scale. However, the presence of chloride in the sodium sulfate leads to rupture of the aluminium oxide scale, and this results in the precipitation of chlorides and sulfides within the coating layer.

Tjong, S.C.; Shih, G.E.; Ho, N.J.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Investigation on the magnetically diluted spinels CdIn2?2xCr2xS4  

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The cation distribution of the solid solution CdCr2xIn2?2xS4 was determined by Mssbauer spectroscopy on 5 7Fe doped samples. At high temperature the susceptibility follows a Curie?Weiss law. The low temperature field dependence of the magnetization shows that the samples 0.90?x?0.98 are ferromagnetic. In the range 0.25?x?0.98 irreversible behaviour remanent and time dependent magnetization are observed. Magnetization and EPR results on the sample x=0.60 are consistent with the spin glass behaviour found by dc susceptibilitymeasurements.

M. Nogues; A. Saifi; M. Hamedoun; J. L. Dormann; A. Malmanche; D. Fiorani; S. Viticoli

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Computational fluid dynamics analyses of lateral heat conduction, coolant azimuthal mixing and heat transfer predictions in a BR2 fuel assembly geometry.  

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To support the analyses related to the conversion of the BR2 core from highly-enriched (HEU) to low-enriched (LEU) fuel, the thermal-hydraulics codes PLTEMP and RELAP-3D are used to evaluate the safety margins during steady-state operation (PLTEMP), as well as after a loss-of-flow, loss-of-pressure, or a loss of coolant event (RELAP). In the 1-D PLTEMP and RELAP simulations, conduction in the azimuthal and axial directions is not accounted. The very good thermal conductivity of the cladding and the fuel meat and significant temperature gradients in the lateral directions (axial and azimuthal directions) could lead to a heat flux distribution that is significantly different than the power distribution. To evaluate the significance of the lateral heat conduction, 3-D computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations, using the CFD code STAR-CD, were performed. Safety margin calculations are typically performed for a hot stripe, i.e., an azimuthal region of the fuel plates/coolant channel containing the power peak. In a RELAP model, for example, a channel between two plates could be divided into a number of RELAP channels (stripes) in the azimuthal direction. In a PLTEMP model, the effect of azimuthal power peaking could be taken into account by using engineering factors. However, if the thermal mixing in the azimuthal direction of a coolant channel is significant, a stripping approach could be overly conservative by not taking into account this mixing. STAR-CD simulations were also performed to study the thermal mixing in the coolant. Section II of this document presents the results of the analyses of the lateral heat conduction and azimuthal thermal mixing in a coolant channel. Finally, PLTEMP and RELAP simulations rely on the use of correlations to determine heat transfer coefficients. Previous analyses showed that the Dittus-Boelter correlation gives significantly more conservative (lower) predictions than the correlations of Sieder-Tate and Petukhov. STAR-CD 3-D simulations were performed to compare heat transfer predictions from CFD and the correlations. Section III of this document presents the results of this analysis.

Tzanos, C. P.; Dionne, B. (Nuclear Engineering Division)

2011-05-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of livingstonepotato (Plectranthus esculenthus N.E.Br) on hyperglycemia, antioxidant activity and lipid metabolism of streptozotocin induced diabetic rats  

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Abstract The effect of livingstone potato (Plectranthus esculenthus N.E.Br) on serum glucose, glycated hemoglobin (HbA1C), serum triglyceride, total cholesterol, high density lipoprotein (HDL), low density lipoprotein (LDL), very low density lipoprotein (VLDL), hepatic malic enzyme (ME), isocitrate dehydrogenase (IDH) and catalase activities of Streptozotocin induced diabetic rats were investigated using standard techniques. The atherogenic index (AI) and coronary risk index (CRI) of the rats were calculated as the ratios of LDL to HDL and total cholesterol to HDL, respectively. The serum glucose of the non-diabetic, diabetic control and diabetic rats given livingstone potato incorporated feeds (test feed) were 92.583.97, 352.304.88 and 165.507.88mg/dl, respectively. Intake of the test feed by the diabetic rats of group 3, resulted in significant (Prats that had significant alteration of these parameters (Prats. The feed intakes of the non-diabetic, diabetic control and diabetic rats given the test feed were 133.341.32, 137.845.77 and 146.384.33g/rat/week by the last week of experimentation. The diabetic control rats recorded significant loss of weight (Prats despite increased feed intake. Chemical analysis of the standard and test feeds showed that the standard rat feed contained 15.000.78% protein, 7.241.20% fat, 31.552.62% carbohydrates, energy value of 290.654.77kcal/100g, 10% crude fiber and 0.120.04mg Gallic Acid Equivalent while the test feed contained 40.100.16% carbohydrates, 17.220.40% protein, 22.160.34% fat, energy value of 428.702.12kcal/100g, 8.510.16% crude fiber, 1.30.2mg Gallic Acid Equivalent/g of sample and strong antioxidant activity comparable to standard quercetin. The study shows the potentials of livingstone potato in the management of diabetes and hyperlipidemia.

C.O. Eleazu; K.C. Eleazu; S.C. Chukwuma; J. Okoronkwo; C.U. Emelike

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Facile additive-free synthesis of iron oxide nanoparticles for efficient adsorptive removal of Congo red and Cr(VI)  

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Abstract The iron oxide nanoparticles had been successfully synthesized via an additive-free hydrolysis process at 75C for 12h. The product was characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), transmission electron microscopy (TEM), and N2 adsorptiondesorption. The results of XRD and N2 adsorptiondesorption demonstrated that the as-prepared product was mainly ?-Fe2O3 with a large surface area of 164.1m2g?1. The TEM images illustrated that the as-prepared product was found to consist of a mixture of irregular spherical nanoparticles (a diameter of ?50nm) and nanowhiskers (a diameter of ?50nm and uneven length). The as-prepared product was used to investigate its promising applications in water treatment. Due to its small size and large surface area, the maximum adsorption capacities of Congo red and Cr(VI) have been determined using the Langmuir equation and found to reach up to 253.8 and 17.0mgg?1, respectively. The facile synthesis method and the superior adsorption performance derived from the iron oxide nanoparticles display the potential applications for the removal of Congo red and Cr(VI) from aqueous solution.

Tao Hao; Chao Yang; Xuehui Rao; Jide Wang; Chunge Niu; Xintai Su

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

Deformation behavior of laser welds in high temperature oxidation resistant FeCrAl alloys for fuel cladding applications  

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Abstract Ferritic-structured FeCrAl alloys are being developed and show promise as oxidation resistant accident tolerant light water reactor fuel cladding. This study focuses on investigating the weldability and post-weld mechanical behavior of three model alloys in a range of Fe(1317.5)Cr(34.4)Al (wt.%) with a minor addition of yttrium using modern laser-welding techniques. A detailed study on the mechanical performance of bead-on-plate welds using sub-sized, flat dog-bone tensile specimens and digital image correlation (DIC) has been carried out to determine the performance of welds as a function of alloy composition. Results indicated a reduction in the yield strength within the fusion zone compared to the base metal. Yield strength reduction was found to be primarily constrained to the fusion zone due to grain coarsening with a less severe reduction in the heat affected zone. For all proposed alloys, laser welding resulted in a defect free weld devoid of cracking or inclusions.

Kevin G. Field; Maxim N. Gussev; Yukinori Yamamoto; Lance L. Snead

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mechanical Properties, sliding wear and solid particle erosion behaviors of plasma enhanced magnetron sputtering CrSiCN coating Systems  

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Abstract CrSiCN coating systems with different concentrations of Cr, Si, C, and N were investigated for their microstructure, mechanical properties (hardness H, elastic modulus E and indentation fracture toughness KIC) and tribological behaviors using SEM, nano-indentation, indentation, pin-on-disk wear test, and sand particle erosion test. The wear behaviors, such as specific wear rate and Archard wear coefficient, showed inverse relationships with H3/E2 ratio, confirming that the resistance to plastic deformation is the essential factor governing sliding wear behavior. High H3/E2 ratios also contributed to increased resistances to erosion at low impingement angles. However, at higher impingement angles (>60), coatings with lower index of brittleness (B=2.656m?1/2), higher critical load (P?=6.670N) for crack initiation and fracture surface energy (?f=0.123 Jm?2) offered a higher erosion resistance. The indentation fracture toughness (KIC), hardness (H) and elastic modulus (E) are limited to interpret erosion behaviors in a comprehensive approach, suggesting that erosion is a complex process where multiple mechanical properties contribute to erosion performance.

Feng Cai; Xiao Huang; Qi Yang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Role of Triple Phonon Excitations on Large Angle Quasi-elastic Scattering of {sup 54}Cr+{sup 208}Pb System  

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We study the large angle quasi-elastic scattering of {sup 54}Cr+{sup 208}Pb system in terms of the full-order coupled-channels formalism. We especially investigate the role of single, double and triple phonon excitations on quasi-elastic scattering cross section as well as quasi-elastic barrier distribution of this system for which the experimental data have been measured. It is shown that the triple phonon excitations both in {sup 54}Cr and {sup 208}Pb nuclei seem to be needed by the present coupled-channels calculations in order to reproduce the experimental data of quasi-elastic cross section and barrier distribution for the {sup 54}Cr+{sup 208}Pb system. We also show that the standard value of the surface diffuseness parameter for the nuclear potential a = 0.63 fm, is preferred by the experimental quasi-elastic scattering data for this system.

Zamrun, Muhammad F. [Department of Physics, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603 (Malaysia); Jurusan Fisika FMIPA, Universitas Haluoleo, Kendari, Sulawesi Tenggara 93232 (Indonesia); Kasim, Hasan Abu [Department of Physics, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603 (Malaysia)

2011-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparative Study on the Corrosion Resistance of Fe-Based Amorphous Metal, Borated Stainless Steel and Ni-Cr-Mo-Gd Alloy  

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Iron-based amorphous alloy Fe{sub 49.7}Cr{sub 17.7}Mn{sub 1.9}Mo{sub 7.4}W{sub 1.6}B{sub 15.2}C{sub 3.8}Si{sub 2.4} was compared to borated stainless steel and Ni-Cr-Mo-Gd alloy on their corrosion resistance in various high-concentration chloride solutions. The melt-spun ribbon of this iron-based amorphous alloy have demonstrated a better corrosion resistance than the bulk borated stainless steel and the bulk Ni-Cr-Mo-Gd alloy, in high-concentration chloride brines at temperatures 90 deg. C or higher. (authors)

Lian, Tiangan; Day, Daniel; Hailey, Phillip; Choi, Jor-Shan; Farmer, Joseph [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, 94550 (United States)

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New k-phase materials, k-(ET) sub 2 Cu(N(CN) sub 2 )X: X = Cl, Br and I: The synthesis, structure and superconductivity above 11 K in the Cl ( Tc = 12. 8 K, 0. 3 kbar) and Br( Tc = 11. 6 K) salts  

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The syntheses, structures, selected physical properties, and band electronic structures of three copper (I) dicyanamide halide salts of bis(ethylenedithio)tetrathiafulvalene ({kappa}-(ET){sub 2}Cu(N(CN){sub 2})X, where X = Cl, Br, and I) are discussed. X-ray crystallographic studies demonstrate that the three derivatives are isostructural. The bromide salt is an ambient pressure superconductor with an inductive onset at 11.6 K and a resistive onset at 12.5 K. {kappa}-(ET){sub 2}Cu(N(CN){sub 2})Cl exhibits the highest reported superconducting transition temperature ({Tc} = 12.8 K, 0.3 kbar) for an organic superconductor, once a semiconductor-semiconductor transition (42 K) is suppressed. The application of GE varnish or Apiezon N grease to crystals of {kappa}-(ET){sub 2}Cu(N(CN){sub 2})Cl provides sufficient stress to induce superconductivity at ambient pressure.'' Crystals of the iodide remain metallic to {approximately}150 K, where they become weakly semiconductive. No sign of superconductivity was detected at pressures (hydrostatic and shearing) up to 5.2 kbar and at temperatures as low as 1.1 K. The band electronic structures of the three salts are essentially identical. The differences in superconducting properties are explained in terms of differences in lattice softness, which are strongly influenced by short C-H{hor ellipsis}donor and C-H{hor ellipsis}anion contacts. 17 refs., 2 figs.

Wang, H.H.; Carlson, K.D.; Geiser, U.; Kini, A.M.; Schultz, A.J.; Williams, J.M.; Montgomery, L.K.; Kwok, W.K.; Welp, U.; Vandervoort, K.G.; Boryschuk, S.J.; Strieby Crouch, A.V.; Kommers, J.M.; Watkins, D.M. (Argonne National Lab., IL (USA)); Schirber, J.E.; Overmyer, D.L. (Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (USA)); Jung, D.; Novoa, J.J.; Whangbo, M.H. (North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC (USA))

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fragmentation cross sections of Fe^{26+}, Si^{14+} and C^{6+} ions of 0.3-10 A GeV on polyethylene, CR39 and aluminum targets  

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We present new measurements of the total and partial fragmentation cross sections in the energy range 0.3-10 A GeV of 56Fe, 28Si and 12C beams on polyethylene, CR39 and aluminum targets. The exposures were made at BNL, USA and HIMAC, Japan. The CR39 nuclear track detectors were used to identify the incident and survived beams and their fragments. The total fragmentation cross sections for all targets are almost energy independent while they depend on the target mass. The measured partial fragmentation cross sections are also discussed.

Cecchini, S; Giacomelli, G; Giorgini, M; Kumar, A; Mandrioli, G; Manzoor, S; Margiotta, A R; Medinaceli, E; Patrizii, L; Popa, V; Qureshi, I E; Sirri, G; Spurio, M; Togo, V

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fragmentation cross sections of Fe^{26+}, Si^{14+} and C^{6+} ions of 0.3-10 A GeV on CR39, polyethylene and aluminum targets  

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New measurements of the total and partial fragmentation cross sections in the energy range 0.3-10 A GeV of Fe^{26+}, Si^{14+} and C^{6+} beams on polyethylene, CR39 and aluminum targets are presented. The exposures were made at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), USA, and Heavy Ion Medical Accelerator in Chiba (HIMAC), Japan. The CR39 nuclear track detectors were used to identify the incident and survived beams and their fragments. The total fragmentation cross sections for all targets are almost energy independent while they depend on the target mass. The measured partial fragmentation cross sections are also discussed.

Miriam Giorgini

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fragmentation cross sections of Fe^{26+}, Si^{14+} and C^{6+} ions of 0.3-10 A GeV on polyethylene, CR39 and aluminum targets  

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We present new measurements of the total and partial fragmentation cross sections in the energy range 0.3-10 A GeV of 56Fe, 28Si and 12C beams on polyethylene, CR39 and aluminum targets. The exposures were made at BNL, USA and HIMAC, Japan. The CR39 nuclear track detectors were used to identify the incident and survived beams and their fragments. The total fragmentation cross sections for all targets are almost energy independent while they depend on the target mass. The measured partial fragmentation cross sections are also discussed.

S. Cecchini; T. Chiarusi; G. Giacomelli; M. Giorgini; A. Kumar; G. Mandrioli; S. Manzoor; A. R. Margiotta; E. Medinaceli; L. Patrizii; V. Popa; I. E. Qureshi; G. Sirri; M. Spurio; V. Togo

2008-01-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Fragmentation cross sections of Fe^{26+}, Si^{14+} and C^{6+} ions of 0.3-10 A GeV on CR39, polyethylene and aluminum targets  

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New measurements of the total and partial fragmentation cross sections in the energy range 0.3-10 A GeV of Fe^{26+}, Si^{14+} and C^{6+} beams on polyethylene, CR39 and aluminum targets are presented. The exposures were made at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), USA, and Heavy Ion Medical Accelerator in Chiba (HIMAC), Japan. The CR39 nuclear track detectors were used to identify the incident and survived beams and their fragments. The total fragmentation cross sections for all targets are almost energy independent while they depend on the target mass. The measured partial fragmentation cross sections are also discussed.

Giorgini, Miriam

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Measurement of the energy resolution and calibration of hybrid pixel detectors with GaAs:Cr sensor and Timepix readout chip  

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This paper describes an iterative method of per-pixel energy calibration of hybrid pixel detectors with GaAs:Cr sensor and Timepix readout chip. A convolution of precisely measured spectra of characteristic X-rays of different metals with the resolution and the efficiency of the pixel detector is used for the calibration. The energy resolution of the detector is also measured during the calibration. The use of per-pixel calibration allows to achieve a good energy resolution of the Timepix detector with GaAs:Cr sensor: 8% and 13% at 60 keV and 20 keV, respectively.

Butler, A P; Bell, S T; Chelkov, G A; Dedovich, D V; Demichev, M A; Elkin, V G; Gostkin, M I; Kotov, S A; Kozhevnikov, D A; Kruchonak, U G; Nozdrin, A A; Porokhovoy, S Yu; Potrap, I N; Smolyanskiy, P I; Zakhvatkin, M M; Zhemchugov, A S

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ELECTRON-IMPACT EXCITATION OF Cr II: A THEORETICAL CALCULATION OF EFFECTIVE COLLISION STRENGTHS FOR OPTICALLY ALLOWED TRANSITIONS  

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In this paper, we present electron-impact excitation collision strengths and Maxwellian averaged effective collision strengths for the complicated iron-peak ion Cr II. We consider specifically the allowed lines for transitions from the 3d {sup 5} and 3d {sup 4}4s even parity configuration states to the 3d {sup 4}4p odd parity configuration levels. The parallel suite of R-Matrix packages, RMATRX II, which have recently been extended to allow for the inclusion of relativistic effects, were used to compute the collision cross sections. A total of 108 LS{pi}/280 J{pi} levels from the basis configurations 3d {sup 5}, 3d {sup 4}4s, and 3d {sup 4}4p were included in the wavefunction representation of the target including all doublet, quartet, and sextet terms. Configuration interaction and correlation effects were carefully considered by the inclusion of seven more configurations and a pseudo-corrector 4d-bar type orbital. The 10 configurations incorporated into the Cr II model thus listed are 3d {sup 5}, 3d {sup 4}4s, 3d {sup 4}4p, 3d {sup 3}4s {sup 2}, 3d {sup 3}4p {sup 2}, 3d {sup 3}4s4p, 3d{sup 4}4d-bar, 3d{sup 3}4s4d-bar, 3d{sup 3}4p4d-bar, and 3d{sup 3}4d-bar{sup 2}, constituting the largest Cr II target model considered to date in a scattering calculation. The Maxwellian averaged effective collision strengths are computed for a wide range of electron temperatures 2000-100,000 K which are astrophysically significant. Care has been taken to ensure that the partial wave contributions to the collision strengths for these allowed lines have converged with 'top-up' from the Burgess-Tully sum rule incorporated. Comparisons are made with the results of Bautista et al. and significant differences are found for some of the optically allowed lines considered.

Wasson, I. R.; Ramsbottom, C. A.; Scott, M. P., E-mail: iwasson01@qub.ac.uk [Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Queen's University, Belfast (United Kingdom)

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spatial distribution and magnetism in poly-Cr-doped GaN from first principles X. Y. Cui,1 J. E. Medvedeva,2 B. Delley,3 A. J. Freeman,4 and C. Stampfl1  

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Spatial distribution and magnetism in poly-Cr-doped GaN from first principles X. Y. Cui,1 J. E the spatial distribution and magnetic coupling of Cr-doped GaN, in which exhaustive structural and magnetic direct evidence that the distribution of the doped magnetic ions is neither homogeneous nor random

Medvedeva, Julia E.

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BlobCR: Virtual disk based checkpoint-restart for HPC applications on IaaS clouds  

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Parallel Distrib. Comput. 73 (2013) 698-711 Contents lists available at SciVerse ScienceDirect J. Parallel Distrib. Comput. journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/jpdc BlobCR: Virtual disk based checkpoint-restart for HPC applications on IaaS clouds Bogdan Nicolae a,∗ , Franck Cappello b,c a IBM Research, Ireland b INRIA Saclay, France c University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 9 August 2012 Received in revised form 28 December 2012 Accepted 22 January 2013 Available online 1 February 2013 Keywords: IaaS clouds High performance computing Checkpoint-restart Fault tolerance Virtual disk snapshots Rollback of filesystem changes a b s t r a c t Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud computing is gaining significant interest in industry and academia as an alternative platform for running HPC applications.

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Effect of composition changes on the structure and properties of W-Cr-Ni-C detonation gun coatings  

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Changes in the microstructure and wear behavior of W-Cr-Ni-C coatings as a function of the composition of the starting powder were studied. The experimental powder compositions were chosen so that the results could be analyzed statistically as a mixture problem with the extreme vertices design. All coatings were deposited by identical detonation gun operating conditions. Although the variation of powder chemistry resulted in distinctively different powder morphologies, all coatings were found to be composed of the same 4 (possibly more) complex carbides. The amount and, to some degree, morphology of a particular carbide was found to change with composition. However, neither amount nor morphology could be correlated to microhardness or wear test results. Predictive equations based on powder composition were obtained which fit the wear test results very well.

Stavros, A.J. [Praxair Surface Technologies Inc., Indianapolis, IN (United States)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

405

Stability of the L1{sub 2} phase at 800 C in the Ti-Al-Cr system  

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Interest in the L1{sub 2} phase, in the Ti-Al-Cr ternary system, continues due to the search for enhanced mechanical properties in light weight materials for possible structural applications. Additionally, recent work has indicated that alloys based in part on this phase may find use as protective alumina-forming coatings for {gamma}-based titanium-aluminides. In order to aid in the development of structural materials and coatings, the actual phase equilibria must be determined so that the correct processing schemes may be designed. Towards this end, the present work seeks to clarify some of the confusion pertaining to the phase equilibria of the L1{sub 2} phase.

Jewett, T.J.; Ahrens, B. [GKSS Research Centre, Geesthacht (Germany)] [GKSS Research Centre, Geesthacht (Germany); Dahms, M. [FH-Flensburg (Germany)] [FH-Flensburg (Germany)

1996-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Towards consistent chronology in the early Solar System: high resolution 53Mn-53Cr chronometry for chondrules.  

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New high-precision {sup 53}Mn-{sup 53}Cr data obtained for chondrules extracted from a primitive ordinary chondrite, Chainpur (LL3.4), define an initial {sup 53}Mn/{sup 55}Mn ratio of (5.1 {+-} 1.6) x 10{sup -6}. As a result of this downward revision from an earlier higher value of (9.4 {+-} 1.7) x 10{sup -6} for the same meteorite (Nyquist et al. 2001), together with an assessment of recent literature, we show that a consistent chronology with other chronometers such as the {sup 26}Al-{sup 26}Mg and {sup 207}Pb-{sup 206}Pb systems emerges in the early Solar System.

Yin, Q; Jacobsen, B; Moynier, F; Hutcheon, I D

2007-05-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Fe-Cr-Mo based ODS alloys via spark plasma sintering: A combinational characterization study by TEM and APT  

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Nanoscale oxides play an important role in oxide dispersion strengthened (ODS) alloys for improved high temperature creep resistance and enhanced radiation damage tolerance. In this study, transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and atom probe tomography (APT) were combined to investigate two novel Fe-16Cr-3Mo (wt.%) based ODS alloys. Spark plasma sintering (SPS) was used to consolidate the ODS alloys from powders that were milled with 0.5 wt.% Y2O3 powder only or with Y2O3 powder and 1 wt.% Ti. TEM characterization revealed that both alloys have a bimodal structure of nanometer-size (~ 100 500 nm) and micron-size grains with nanostructured oxide precipitates formed along and close to grain boundaries with diameters ranging from five to tens of nanometers. APT provides further quantitative analyses of the oxide precipitates, and also reveals Mo segregation at grain boundaries next to oxide precipitates. The alloys with and without Ti are compared based on their microstructures.

Y. Q. Wu; K. N. Allahar; J. Burns; B. Jacques; I Charit; D. P. Butt; J. I. Cole

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nano and picosecond magnetization dynamics of weakly coupled CoFe/Cr/NiFe trilayers studied by a multitechnique approach  

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We present results on the magnetization dynamics in heterostructures of the CoFe/Cr/NiFe type. We have employed a combination of different layer-selective methods covering a broad range from quasistatic hysteresis measurements by x-ray magnetic circular dichroism (XMCD), over time-resolved photoemission electron microscopy (PEEM) at subnanosecond timescales to high-frequency ferromagnetic resonance (FMR) experiments. With increasing driving frequency, we found a different influence of the coupling between the two ferromagnetic layers on the dynamic behavior. Employing the spatial resolution of the PEEM method, we have been able to discern various dynamic responses in different regions of the sample that could be attributed to magnetodynamic processes with a different degree of coupling. In conjunction with the complementary FMR and XMCD measurements, we attribute the inhomogeneous influence of interlayer coupling to a shift from domain-wall-motion-dominated dynamics at low frequencies to precession-dominated dynamics at higher frequencies.

A. M. Kaiser; C. Schppner; F. M. Rmer; C. Hassel; C. Wiemann; S. Cramm; F. Nickel; P. Grychtol; C. Tieg; J. Lindner; C. M. Schneider

2011-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Lightest Isotope of Bh Produced Via the 209Bi(52Cr,n)260BhReaction  

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The lightest isotope of Bh known was produced in the new {sup 209}Bi({sup 52}Cr,n){sup 260}Bh reaction at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's 88-Inch Cyclotron. Positive identification was made by observation of eight correlated alpha particle decay chains in the focal plane detector of the Berkeley Gas-Filled Separator. {sup 260}Bh decays with a 35{sub -9}{sup +19} ms half-life by alpha particle emission mainly by a group at 10.16 MeV. The measured cross section of 59{sub -20}{sup +29} pb is approximately a factor of four larger than compared to recent model predictions. The influences of the N = 152 and Z = 108 shells on alpha decay properties are discussed.

Nelson, Sarah L.; Gregorich, Kenneth E.; Dragojevic, Irena; Garcia, Mitch A.; Gates, Jacklyn M.; Sudowe, Ralf; Nitsche, Heino

2007-05-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermally activated dislocation creep model for primary water stress corrosion cracking of NiCrFe alloys  

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There is a growing awareness that awareness that environmentally assisted creep plays an important role in integranular stress corrosion cracking (IGSCC) of NiCrFe alloys in the primary coolant water environment of a pressurized water reactor (PWR). The expected creep mechanism is the thermally activated glide of dislocations. This mode of deformation is favored by the relatively low temperature of PWR operation combined with the large residual stresses that are most often identified as responsible for the SCC failure of plant components. Stress corrosion crack growth rate (CGR) equations that properly reflect the influence of this mechanism of crack tip deformation are required for accurate component life predictions. A phenomenological IGSCC-CGR model, which is based on an apriori assumption that the IGSCC-CGR is controlled by a low temperature dislocation creep mechanism, is developed in this report. Obstacles to dislocation creep include solute atoms such as carbon, which increase the lattice friction force, and forest dislocations, which can be introduced by cold prestrain. Dislocation creep also may be environmentally assisted due to hydrogen absorption at the crack tip. The IGSCC-CGR model developed here is based on an assumption that crack growth occurs by repeated fracture events occurring within an advancing crack-tip creep-fracture zone. Thermal activation parameters for stress corrosion cracking are obtained by fitting the CGR model to IGSCC-CGR data obtained on NiCrFe alloys, Alloy X-750 and Alloy 600. These IGSCC-CGR activation parameters are compared to activation parameters obtained from creep and stress relaxation tests. Recently reported CGR data, which exhibit an activation energy that depends on yield stress and the applied stress intensity factor, are used to benchmark the model. Finally, the effects of matrix carbon concentration, grain boundary carbides and absorbed hydrogen concentration are discussed within context of the model.

Hall, M.M., Jr

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Published: December 28, 2011 r 2011 American Chemical Society 724 dx.doi.org/10.1021/cr2003272 |Chem. Rev. 2012, 112, 724781  

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large- scale industrial implementation. Thus, carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technologies |Chem. Rev. 2012, 112, 724­781 REVIEW pubs.acs.org/CR Carbon Dioxide Capture in Metal?Organic Frameworks 94720-1460, United States CONTENTS 1. Introduction 724 1.1. Carbon Dioxide Emission from Anthropogenic

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LONG-TERM OPTICAL OBSERVATIONS OF TWO LMXBs: UW CrB (=MS 1603+260) AND V1408 Aql (=4U 1957+115)  

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We present new optical photometry of two low-mass X-ray binary stars, UW CrB (MS 1603+260) and V1408 Aql (4U 1957+115). UW CrB is an eclipsing binary and we refine its eclipse ephemeris and measure an upper limit to the rate of change of its orbital period, | P-dot | < 4.2 Multiplication-Sign 10{sup -11} (unitless). The light curve of UW CrB shows optical counterparts of type I X-ray bursts. We tabulate the times, orbital phases, and fluences of 33 bursts and show that the optical flux in the bursts comes primarily from the accretion disk, not from the secondary star. The new observations are consistent with a model in which the accretion disk in UW CrB is asymmetric and precesses in the prograde direction with a period of {approx}5.5 days. The light curve of V1408 Aql has a low-amplitude modulation at its 9.33 hr orbital period. The modulation remained a nearly pure sine curve in the new data as it was in 1984 and 2008, but its mean amplitude was lower, 18% against 23% in the earlier data. A model in which the orbital modulation is caused by the varying aspect of the heated face of the secondary star continues to give an excellent fit to the light curve. We derive a much improved orbital ephemeris for the system.

Mason, Paul A. [Department of Physics, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968 (United States); Robinson, Edward L.; Bayless, Amanda J. [Department of Astronomy, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, Austin, TX 78712 (United States); Hakala, Pasi J. [Finnish Centre for Astronomy with ESO, Vaeisaelaentie 20, FIN-21500 Piikkioe, University of Turku (Finland)

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Band-Gap Reduction and Dopant Interaction in Epitaxial La,Cr Co-doped SrTiO3 Thin Films  

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We show that by co-doping SrTiO3 (STO) epitaxial thin films with equal amounts of La and Cr it is possible to produce films with an optical band gap ~0.9 eV lower than that of undoped STO. Sr1-xLaxTi1-xCrxO3 thin films were deposited by molecular beam epitaxy and characterized using x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and x-ray absorption near-edge spectroscopy to show that the Cr dopants are almost exclusively in the Cr3+ oxidation state. Extended x-ray absorption fine structure measurements and theoretical modeling suggest that it is thermodynamically preferred for La and Cr dopants to occupy nearest neighbor A- and B-sites in the lattice. Transport measurements show that the material exhibits variable-range hopping conductivity with high resistivity. These results create new opportunities for the use of doped STO films in photovoltaic and photocatalytic applications.

Comes, Ryan B.; Sushko, Petr; Heald, Steve M.; Colby, Robert J.; Bowden, Mark E.; Chambers, Scott A.

2014-12-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Cr2O3 scale growth rates on metallic interconnectors derived from 40,000h solid oxide fuel cell stack operation  

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Abstract The ohmic resistance caused by Cr2O3 scale formation on metallic interconnects (MICs) can significantly contribute to the overall degradation of SOFC stacks. For this reason oxide scale growth on Cr5Fe1Y2O3 (CFY) and Fe22Cr0.5Mn (Crofer) was investigated by scanning electron microscopy (SEM) from post-test samples that were either exposed to air at 850 C (furnace) or operated in Hexis planar SOFC-stacks under dual atmospheres (anode and cathode conditions) at temperatures around 900 C. The study includes unique test results from a stack operated for 40,000 h. To analyze inhomogeneity in scale thicknesses a dedicated statistical image analysis method has been applied. SEM images were used to compare the structural phenomena related to MIC oxidation at different sample locations. The observed differences between different sample locations may relate to locally different conditions (temperature, pO2, H2O/O2-ratio). Cr2O3 scale growth on the anode side is found to be approximately twice as fast in comparison to the scale growth on cathode side. Finally, based on our time lapse analyses with extensive sampling it can be concluded that reliable predictions of scale growth requires statistical analyses over a period that covers at least a quarter (10,000 h) of the required SOFC stack lifetime (40,000 h).

Markus Linder; Thomas Hocker; Lorenz Holzer; K. Andreas Friedrich; Boris Iwanschitz; Andreas Mai; J. Andreas Schuler

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electron Microscopy Study of Novel Ru Doped La0.8Sr0.2CrO3 as Anode Materials for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs)  

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Electron Microscopy Study of Novel Ru Doped La0.8Sr0.2CrO3 as Anode Materials for Solid Oxide Fuel of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, 2220 Campus Dr. Evanston, IL 60208 Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs) have been the center of research activities with the goal of improving energy

Marks, Laurence D.

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Journal of Power Sources 124 (2003) 197203 Electrochemical characterization of a polypyrrole/Co0.2CrOx composite  

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the performance of these cathode materials. They also found that polypyrrole is electrochem- ically active.2CrOx composite as a cathode material for lithium ion batteries Ramaraja P. Ramasamy, Basker the reversible capacity of the electrochemically active material up to 20%.AtC/10rate,areversiblecapacityof215 m

Popov, Branko N.

417

Shape and strain-induced magnetization reorientation and magnetic anisotropy in thin film Ti/CoCrPt/Ti lines and rings  

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The contributions to the magnetic anisotropy of thin-film rings and lines of width 50 nm and above made from Ti(5?nm)/Co[subscript 0.66]Cr[subscript 0.22]Pt[subscript 0.12] (10 and 20 nm)/Ti (3 nm) with a perpendicular ...

Velazquez, D.

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Muon-spin-rotation measurements in the kagome lattice systems: Cr-jarosite and Fe-jarosite K. Kojima, L. P. Le,  

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Muon-spin-rotation measurements in the kagome´ lattice systems: Cr-jarosite and Fe-jarosite A-jarosite, a clear muon precession signal in zero field was found below 55 K, corresponding to the long-range order

Keren, Amit

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Intra-ring variability of Cr, As, Cd, and Pb in red oak revealed by secondary ion mass spectrometry: Implications for environmental biomonitoring  

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...21). Mass balance studies suggest...000 tons of Cr wastewater into the watershed during...AMU, atomic mass units. (b...two alternative treatments are considered...J ( 1993 ) in Plants as Biomonitors...Activation Analysis Plants chemistry growth...Spectrometry, Mass, Secondary...

D. J. Brabander; N. Keon; R. H. R. Stanley; H. F. Hemond

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electrical transport and structural study of CuCr1?xMgxO2 delafossite thin films grown by pulsed laser deposition  

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The growth and properties of delafossites CuCr1?xMgxO2 thin films are examined. These films are grown by pulsed laser deposition. As a class of materials delafossites have received recent interest since some members show p-type behavior. While not considered true wide-bandgap materials due to a narrow indirect bandgap that fails to adsorb light due to a forbidden same parity transition, optical transparencies greater than 40% in the visible can be observed. In order to be useful for transparent device applications, CuCr1?xMgxO2 films are needed with low resistivity and high optical transparency. Epitaxial films of CuCr1?xMgxO2 were grown on c-sapphire, examining the effects of oxygen pressure and growth temperature on film properties. Films were realized with resistivity of ~0.02?-cm and optical transparency of 40% in the visible. The formation of a problematic secondary minority spinel phase of (Cu,Mg)Cr2O4 is discussed. While conductivity increases substantially with Mg doping, the incidence of the spinel phase increases as well.

P.W. Sadik; M. Ivill; V. Craciun; D.P. Norton

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lecture 17 Appendix B (analytic functions and contour We want to consider the analyticity properties (C-R) of the square root function  

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the analyticity properties (C-R) of the square root function In[1]:= f18 z_ : Sqrt z Now write this function_, y_ : Refine Re ComplexExpand f18 x y , Element x y, Reals ; V18 x_, y_ : Refine Im ComplexExpand f18

Ellis, Steve

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Solid-state synthesis, structure and properties of a novel open-framework cadmium selenite bromide: [Cd{sub 10}(SeO{sub 3}){sub 8}Br{sub 4}]HBrH{sub 2}O  

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A novel open-framework cadmium selenite bromide, [Cd{sub 10}(SeO{sub 3}){sub 8}Br{sub 4}]HBrH{sub 2}O (1), has been obtained by a solid-state reaction at 450 C, and the structure has been determined by single-crystal X-ray diffraction analysis. Compound 1 crystallizes in Pbcm of the orthorhombic system: a=10.882(3), b=16.275(5), c=18.728(6) , V=3317(2) {sup 3}, R1/wR2=0.0411/0.0659. Compound 1 is characteristic of a novel 3-D open-framework structure, composing {sub ?}{sup 2}[CdSeO{sub 3}] layers and the pillars of edge-shared CdO{sub 3}Br{sub 2} square pyramids. The lattice water molecules and the HBr molecules locate in the voids of the framework. Optical absorption spectrum of 1 reveals the presence of an optical gap of 1.65 eV. Solid-state photoluminescent study indicates that compound 1 exhibits strong violet emission. TGDSC measurement shows that compound 1 is thermally stable up to 200 C. - Graphical abstract: A metal selenite halide has been synthesized and features a 3-D open-framework structure, composing edge-shared CdO{sub 8} decahedra and pillars of edge-sharing pentahedra. UVvis, TGDSC and luminescent measurements are also reported. Highlights: This paper reports a novel cadmium selenite bromide obtained by an intermediate-temperature solid-state reaction. The title compound is characteristic of a novel 3-D open-framework structure, composing {sub ?}{sup 2}[CdSeO{sub 3}] layers and the pillars of edge-shared CdO{sub 3}Br{sub 2} square pyramids. The title compound is thermally stable up to 200 C. The title compound has an optical gap of 1.65 eV and exhibits strong violet emission.

Chen, Wen-Tong [State Key Laboratory of Structural Chemistry, Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Fuzhou, Fujian 350002 (China); School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Institute of Applied Chemistry, JingGangShan University, 343009 Ji'an, JiangXi (China); Wang, Ming-Sheng; Wang, Guan-E; Chen, Hui-Fen [State Key Laboratory of Structural Chemistry, Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Fuzhou, Fujian 350002 (China); Guo, Guo-Cong, E-mail: gcguo@ms.fjirsm.ac.cn [State Key Laboratory of Structural Chemistry, Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Fuzhou, Fujian 350002 (China)

2013-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Synthesis of a new donor, BEDT-HBDST and crystal structures, electrical and magnetic properties of (BEDT-HBDST)2MX4 (M=Fe, Ga, X=Cl, Br), where BEDT-HBDST=2,5-bis(4,5-ethylenedithio-1,3-diselenol-2-ylidene)-2,3,4,5-tetrahydrothiophene  

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A novel conjugation-elongated bis(ethylenedithio)tetraselenafulvalene (BETS) type donor, 2,5-bis(4,5-ethylenedithio-1,3-diselenol-2-ylidene)-2,3,4,5-tetrahydrothiophene (BEDT-HBDST) and its magnetic and non-magnetic anion salts, (BEDT-HBDST)2MX4 (MX4?=FeCl4?, GaCl4?, FeBr4? and GaBr4?), were prepared. These four salts are isostructural and belong to the space group of P2/c. They showed semiconducting behavior with small activation energies (5964meV). The band structures of these salts are quasi one-dimensional and there is a midgap between the upper band and the lower band, since the degree of dimerization is significant in the stacking direction. The MX4? ions are located between the donor columns and near to the ethylenedithio moieties of the donor molecules. The magnetic susceptibilities of the FeCl4? and FeBr4? salts follow the CurieWeiss law with Curie constants of 4.6 and 4.8emuKmol?1 (sum of the spins of S=5/2 and S=1/2) and negative Weiss temperatures of ?=?1.2 and ?4.9K, respectively, revealing a weak antiferromagnetic interaction of 3d spins of the FeCl4? and FeBr4? anions. The Fe?Fe (6.667.60), Cl?Cl (4.814.82) and Br?Br (4.744.77) distances in the crystal structures of these salts are significantly long. Therefore, the direct magnetic interaction between the 3d spins of the nearest neighboring Fe3+ ions appears to be not readily accessible.

Takashi Shirahata; Takehiko Mori; Kazuko Takahashi

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Salmonella pathogenesis reveals that BMP signaling regulates blood cell homeostasis and immune  

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, continues with Zfh1 activation of Serpent (Srp; a GATA factor), and terminates with Srp activation of U-shaped (Ush) in hematopoietic cells. Hyperactivation of Zfh1, Srp, and Ush in dpp mutants leads to hyperplasia factor Serpent (Srp) and U-shaped (Ush). Several GATA proteins regulate key steps in mammalian

Newfeld, Stuart J.

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Audit calculations with CORCON-MOD 3 of the duration of superheat in NUREG/CR-5423  

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Analyses have shown that early rupture of the Mark-I boiling water reactor containment-by the direct action of core debris depends strongly on the time that core debris is superheated above its liquidus. The analyses of the duration of superheat in the core debris are compared to predictions obtained with the CORCON-MOD 3 computer code. The predicitons of this computer code as functions of the core debris mass, composition, and initial superheat are used to create a polynomial response surface. This response surface is used in a Monte Carlo analysis to produce probability distributions for the duration of superheat in core debris in the drywell of a Mark-I containment. It is concluded that to a high level of confidence (>90%) the duration of superheating predicted with the CORCON-MOD 3 code is less than what has been used in the analyses of the threats to the Mark-I containment liner. Based on these results, to the extent superheat duration dictates the threat to the liner, analyses in NUREG/CR-5423 would appear to overestimate the threat to the liner in comparison to threats estimated using the predictions of the duration of superheating obtained with CORCON-MOD 3.

Powers, D.A.; Heames, T.J.

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aluminium depletion in NiCrAlY bond coatings by hot corrosion as a function of projection system  

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Three different projection system are used to prepare NiCrAlY bond coats over metallic substrates: atmospheric plasma spray (APS), high velocity oxyfuel (HVOF) and high frequency pulse detonation (HFPD). These coatings were tested in hot corrosion experiments with sprayed Na2SO4 at 1000C for 20 and 100h experiments in air. Coatings surface composition after thermal treatment was characterised by XRD and SEM. Cross section of coatings were analysed by SEM-EDX. A relationship between microstructural characteristics of initial coatings and final performance in hot corrosion was found in terms of porosity percentage: plasma sprayed coatings present higher percentage of porosity compared to HVOF and HFPD projection systems for the same composition and Al is heavily consumed in interparticle oxidation. This Al depletion in turn involves intrinsic chemical failure and surface layer is comprised by a porous spinel of mixed oxides. On the other hand, high energy projection systems produce dense coatings allowing the Al migration to external alumina layer, particularly in the case of HVOF coating.

M.C. Mayoral; J.M. Andrs; M.T. Bona; V. Higuera; F.J. Belzunce

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Computer program for the sensitivity calculation of a CR-39 detector in a diffusion chamber for radon measurements  

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Computer software for calculation of the sensitivity of a CR-39 detector closed in a diffusion chamber to radon is described in this work. The software consists of two programs, both written in the standard Fortran 90 programming language. The physical background and a numerical example are given. Presented software is intended for numerous researches in radon measurement community. Previously published computer programs TRACK-TEST.F90 and TRACK-VISION.F90 [D. Nikezic and K. N. Yu, Comput. Phys. Commun. 174, 160 (2006); D. Nikezic and K. N. Yu, Comput. Phys. Commun. 178, 591 (2008)] are used here as subroutines to calculate the track parameters and to determine whether the track is visible or not, based on the incident angle, impact energy, etching conditions, gray level, and visibility criterion. The results obtained by the software, using five different V functions, were compared with the experimental data found in the literature. Application of two functions in this software reproduced experimental data very well, while other three gave lower sensitivity than experiment.

Nikezic, D., E-mail: nikezic@kg.ac.rs; Stajic, J. M. [Faculty of Science, University of Kragujevac, R. Domanovica 12, Kragujevac 34000 (Serbia)] [Faculty of Science, University of Kragujevac, R. Domanovica 12, Kragujevac 34000 (Serbia); Yu, K. N. [Department of Physics and Materials Science, City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue (Hong Kong)] [Department of Physics and Materials Science, City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue (Hong Kong)

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Lineshape of the singlet-triplet excitations in the dimer system Sr3Cr2O8 to first order in the high-density 1/z expansion  

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The Cr5+ ions in Sr3Cr2O8 constitute a strongly correlated spin-1/2 dimer system. Experiments show that the collective singlet-triplet excitations in this system are well defined in the zero-temperature limit, but, when heated, the inelastic neutron scattering peaks decrease rapidly in intensity and acquire a nonzero line width. When including the fluctuations to leading order in 1/z, where z is the coordination number, the diagrammatic high-density expansion is found to offer an accurate description of the singlet-triplet excitations. The theory explains not only the temperature dependencies of the intensities and line widths, but also that strong correlation causes the lineshapes to become asymmetric at temperatures comparable to the excitation energies.

J. Jensen; D. L. Quintero-Castro; A. T. M. N. Islam; K. C. Rule; M. Mnsson; B. Lake

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Specification of CuCrZr Alloy Properties after Various Thermo-Mechanical Treatments and Design Allowables including Neutron Irradiation Effects  

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Precipitation hardened CuCrZr alloy is a promising heat sink and functional material for various applica- tions in ITER, for example the first wall, blanket electrical attachment, divertor, and heating systems. Three types of thermo-mechanical treatment were identified as most promising for the various applica- tions in ITER: solution annealing, cold working and ageing; solution annealing and ageing; solution annealing and ageing at non-optimal condition due to specific manufacturing processes for engineer- ing-scale components. The available data for these three types of treatments were assessed and mini- mum tensile properties were determined based on recommendation of Structural Design Criteria for the ITER In-vessel Components. The available data for these heat treatments were analyzed for assess- ment of neutron irradiation effect. Using the definitions of the ITER Structural Design Criteria the design allowable stress intensity values are proposed for CuCrZr alloy after various heat treatments.

Barabash, Vladimir [ITER Organization, Saint Paul Lez Durance, France] [ITER Organization, Saint Paul Lez Durance, France; Kalinin, G. M. [RDIPE, P.O. Box 788, 101000 Moscow, Russia] [RDIPE, P.O. Box 788, 101000 Moscow, Russia; Fabritsiev, Sergei A. [D.V. Efremov Scientific Research Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia] [D.V. Efremov Scientific Research Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia; Zinkle, Steven J [ORNL] [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Applicability of Loss of Offsite Power (LOSP) Events in NUREG/CR-6890 for Entergy Nuclear South (ENS) Plants LOSP Calculations  

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Significant differences have been identified in loss of offsite power (LOSP or LOOP) event description, category, duration, and applicability between the LOSP events used in NUREG/CR-6890 and ENS'LOSP packages, which were based on EPRI LOSP reports with plant-specific applicability analysis. Thus it is appropriate to reconcile the LOSP data listed in the subject NUREG and EPRI reports. A cross comparison showed that 62 LOSP events in NUREG/CR-6890 were not included in the EPRI reports while 4 events in EPRI reports were missing in the NUREG. Among the 62 events missing in EPRI reports, the majority were applicable to shutdown conditions, which could be classified as category IV events in EPRI reports if included. Detailed reviews of LERs concluded that some events did not result in total loss of offsite power. Some LOSP events were caused by subsequent component failures after a turbine/plant trip, which have been modeled specifically in most ENS plant PRA models. Moreover, ENS has modeled (or is going to model) the partial loss of offsite power events with partial LOSP initiating events. While the direct use of NUREG/CR-6890 results in SPAR models may be appropriate, its direct use in ENS' plant PRA models may not be appropriate because of modeling details in ENS' plant-specific PRA models. Therefore, this paper lists all the differences between the data in NUREG/CR-6890 and EPRI reports and evaluates the applicability of the LOSP events to ENS plant-specific PRA models. The refined LOSP data will characterize the LOSP risk in a more realistic fashion. (authors)

Li, Yunlong; Yilmaz, Fatma; Bedell, Loys [Entergy Nuclear South (United States)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of Lattice Mismatch and Stoichiometry on the Structure and Bandgap of (Fe,Cr)2O3 Epitaxial Thin Films  

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The structural properties of high-quality epitaxial (Fe1-xCrx)2O3 thin films are investigated across the composition range. Epitaxial films are deposited on a-Al2O3(0001) substrates by oxygen-plasma-assisted molecular beam epitaxy. Corundum (Fe1-xCrx)2O3 supercells relaxed by density functional theory confirm that the non-linear behavior of the bulk lattice parameters originates in the magnetic structure of the alloy films. High-resolution x-ray diffraction reveals the degree of epitaxial strain relaxation in the films, with Cr-rich films remaining partially strained to the Al2O3 substrate. For intermediate compositions, a lattice expansion and non-Poisson-like tetragonal distortion are found. Scanning transmission electron microscopy and electron energy loss spectroscopy reveal a columnar grain structure in the films, with uniform mixing of cations on the nanometer scale. Oxygen non-stoichiometry is quantified by non-Rutherford resonant elastic scattering measurements utilizing 3.04 MeV He+. Intermediate-composition films are found to be slightly over-stoichiometric, resulting in the observed lattice expansion. Cr-rich films, in contrast, appear to be slightly oxygen deficient. A model is proposed to explain these results based on the energetics of oxygen defect formation and rate of oxygen diffusion in the corundum lattice. Compressive biaxial strain is found to reduce the bandgap of epitaxial Cr2O3 relative to the bulk value. The relationships which are elucidated between epitaxial film structure and optical properties can be applied to bandgap optimization in the (Fe,Cr)2O3 system.

Kaspar, Tiffany C.; Chamberlin, Sara E.; Bowden, Mark E.; Colby, Robert J.; Shutthanandan, V.; Manandhar, Sandeep; Wang, Yong; Sushko, Petr; Chambers, Scott A.

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Structural, chemical, and electrochemical characteristics of LaSr2Fe2CrO9--based solid oxide fuel cell anodes  

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Available online 5 March 2012 Keywords: Solid oxide fuel cell Perovskite Oxide anode Redox Sulfur tolerance Solid oxide fuel cells with LaSr2Fe2CrO9-­Gd0.1Ce0.9O2- composite anodes were tested in H2, H2S-of-the-art solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) anode is Ni-8-mole% yttria stabilized zirconia (YSZ), which performs very

Poeppelmeier, Kenneth R.

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Corrosion behavior in high heat input welded heat-affected zone of Ni-free high-nitrogen Fe18Cr10MnN austenitic stainless steel  

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The pitting corrosion and interphase corrosion behaviors in high heat input welded heat-affected zone (HAZ) of a metastable high-nitrogen Fe18Cr10MnN austenitic stainless steel were explored through electrochemical tests. The HAZs were simulated using Gleeble simulator with high heat input welding condition of 300 kJ/cm and the peak temperature of the HAZs was changed from 1200 C to 1350 C, aiming to examine the effect of ?-ferrite formation on corrosion behavior. The electrochemical test results show that both pitting corrosion resistance and interphase corrosion resistance were seriously deteriorated by ?-ferrite formation in the HAZ and their aspects were different with increasing ?-ferrite fraction. The pitting corrosion resistance was decreased by the formation of Cr-depleted zone along ?-ferrite/austenite (?) interphase resulting from ?-ferrite formation; however it didn't depend on ?-ferrite fraction. The interphase corrosion resistance depends on the total amount of Cr-depleted zone as well as ferrite area and thus continuously decreased with increasing ?-ferrite fraction. The different effects of ?-ferrite fraction on pitting corrosion and interphase corrosion were carefully discussed in terms of alloying elements partitioning in the HAZ based on thermodynamic consideration. - Highlights: Corrosion behavior in the weld HAZ of high-nitrogen austenitic alloy was studied. Cr{sub 2}N particle was not precipitated in high heat input welded HAZ of tested alloy. Pitting corrosion and interphase corrosion show a different behavior. Pitting corrosion resistance was affected by whether or not ?-ferrite forms. Interphase corrosion resistance was affected by the total amount of ?-ferrite.

Moon, Joonoh, E-mail: mjo99@kims.re.kr; Ha, Heon-Young; Lee, Tae-Ho

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A neutron diffraction study of the magnetic structure for the perovskite-type mixed oxides La(Mn, Cr)03 and (La, Sr)Fe03  

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and Type A Magnetic Cell.............................. 55 12. Magnetic Structure Types A and G According to Semicovalent Bonding Scheme ........................................ 59 13. Temperature Difference Pattern and Magnetic Cell for G... techniques have been applied to the study of the magnetic structure properties of perovskite-type compounds La(Cr,Mn)02 and (La^S^FeOy The perovskite cell is ideally cubic with one molecule ABO^ per unit cell. For the compounds studied the B ion located...

Bents, Ulrich H.

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Structure model for the () phase in Al-Cr-Si alloys deduced from the phase by the strong-reflections approach  

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Two closely related quasicrystal approximants are expected to have similar crystallographic structure-factor amplitudes and phases for the strong reflections so the structure of an unknown quasicrystal approximant can be solved from a related known quasicrystal approximant. This strong-reflections approach is applied to the new ()-AlCrSi phase and a structure model of () is deduced from the structure of the related -Al4Mn phase.

Zhang, H.

2006-01-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Absence of spin-flip transition at the Cr(001) surface: A combined spin-polarized scanning tunneling microscopy and neutron scattering study  

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The spin-density wave (SDW) on Cr(001) has been investigated at temperatures between 20-300 K by means of spin-polarized scanning tunneling microscopy (SP-STM). Although neutron-scattering data measured on the same crystal clearly show a spin-flip transition from a transversal (T)-SDW to a longitudinal (L)-SDW at the expected spin-flip (SF) temperature T{sub SF}=123 K, no change was found on the Cr(001) surface with SP-STM. Throughout the entire temperature range the Cr(001) surface maintains a topological antiferromagnetic order with an in-plane magnetization that inverts between adjacent atomically flat terraces separated by monatomic step edges. The experimental results are interpreted by an absence of a spin-flip transition in the near-surface region probably driven by the surface anisotropy. The continuous connection of the surface T-SDW to the bulk L-SDW is accomplished by the formation of a 90 deg. domain wall just below the surface.

Haenke, T.; Krause, S.; Berbil-Bautista, L.; Bode, M.; Wiesendanger, R.; Wagner, V.; Lott, D.; Schreyer, A. [Institute of Applied Physics and Microstructure Research Center, University of Hamburg, Jungiusstrasse 11, D-20355 Hamburg (Germany); Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Bundesallee 100, D-38116 Braunschweig (Germany); Institut fuer Werkstoffforschung, GKSS Forschungszentrum, Max-Planck-Strasse 1, D-21502 Geesthacht (Germany)

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Methylene megration and coupling on a non-reducible metal oxide: the reaction of dichloromethane on stoichiometric -Cr2O3(0001)  

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The reaction of CH2Cl2 over the nearly-stoichiometric -Cr2O3(0001) surface produces gas phase ethylene, methane and surface chlorine adatoms. The reaction is initiated by the decomposition of CH2Cl2 into surface methylene and chlorine. Photoemission indicates that surface cations are the preferred binding sites for both methylene and chlorine adatoms. Two reaction channels are observed for methylene coupling to ethylene in temperature-programmed desorption (TPD). A desorption-limited, low-temperature route is attributed to two methylenes bound at a single site. The majority of ethylene is produced by a reaction-limited process involving surface migration (diffusion) of methylene as the rate-limiting step. DFT calculations indicate the surface diffusion mechanism is mediated by surface oxygen anions. The source of hydrogen for methane formation is adsorbed background water. Chlorine adatoms produced by the dissociation of CH2Cl2 deactivate the surface by simple site-blocking of surface Cr3+ sites. A comparison of experiment and theory shows that DFT provides a better description of the surface chemistry of the carbene intermediate than DFT+U using reported parameters for a best representation of the bulk electronic properties of -Cr2O3.

Dong, Yujung [Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Brooks, John [Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Chen, Tsung-Liang [ORNL; Mullins, David R [ORNL; Cox, David F. [Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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Nitric Oxide Photogeneration from trans-Cr(cyclam)(ONO)2+ in a Reducing Environment. Activation of Soluble Guanylyl Cyclase and Arterial Vasorelaxation  

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We also demonstrate that photolysis of 1 in the nM concentration range with a portable blue LED leads to vasorelaxation of porcine coronary arterial rings, a process also attributed to the NO activation of sGC. ... Abbreviations: BSA, bovine serum albumin; CFL, compact fluorescent light-bulb; cGMP, cyclic guanosine monophosphate; cyclam, 1,4,8,11-tetraazacyclotetradecane; DEA/NO, (Z)-l-(N,N-diethylamino)-diazen-l-ium-l,2-diolate; EDTA, ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid; GSH, glutathione; GTP, guanosine triphosphate; sGC, soluble guanylyl cyclase; IBMX, isobutylmethylxanthine; LED, light emitting diode; NO, nitric oxide; NOA, nitric oxide analyzer; ODQ, 1H-[1,2,4]oxadiazolo[4,3-a]quinoxalin-1-one; U46619, 9,11-dideoxy-ll?,9?-epoxy-methanoprostaglandin F2?. ... data show that the expected fluorescence of the pendant chromophores is largely quenched when the macrocyclic ligand is coordinated to these Cr(III) centers, and this is interpreted in terms of fast energy transfer processes from the ligand-centered ??* states to the Cr(III)-centered ligand field states leading to subsequent cleavage of the Cr(III)-coordinated nitrito ligand. ...

Alexis D. Ostrowski; Sherine J. Deakin; Bilal Azhar; Thomas W. Miller; Nestor Franco; Melisa M. Cherney; Andrea J. Lee; Judith N. Burstyn; Jon M. Fukuto; Ian L. Megson; Peter C. Ford

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Constitutive Model for the Time-Dependent Mechanical Behavior of 430 Stainless Steel and FeCrAlY Foams in Sulfur-Bearing Environments  

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The mechanical behavior of 430 stainless steel and pre-oxidized FeCrAlY open-cell foam materials of various densities was evaluated in compression at temperatures between 450 C and 600 C in an environment containing hydrogen sulfide and water vapor. Both materials showed negligible corrosion due to the gaseous atmosphere for up to 168 hours. The monotonic stress-strain response of these materials was found to be dependent on both the strain rate and their density, and the 430 stainless steel foam materials exhibited less stress relaxation than FeCrAlY for similar experimental conditions. Using the results from multiple hardening-relaxation and monotonic tests, an empirical constitutive equation was derived to predict the stress-strain behavior of FeCrAlY foams as a function of temperature and strain rate. These results are discussed in the context of using these materials in a black liquor gasifier to accommodate the chemical expansion of the refractory liner resulting from its reaction with the soda in the black liquor.

Hemrick, James Gordon [ORNL; Lara-Curzio, Edgar [ORNL

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Reactions of Ethyl Groups on a Model Chromia Surface: Ethyl Chloride on Stoichiometric Alpha-Cr2O3(1012)  

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The reaction of CH3CH2Cl over the nearly-stoichiometric ?-Cr2O3 (1 0 View the MathML source 2) surface yields gas phase CH2double bond; length as m-dashCH2, CH3CH3, H2 and surface chlorine adatoms. The decomposition reaction is initiated via C-Cl bond cleavage to give a surface ethyl (CH3CH2-) intermediate. A rate-limiting ?-hydride elimination from the surface ethyl species produces gas phase CH2double bond; length as m-dashCH2 and surface hydrogen atoms. Two parallel competing reactions form CH3CH3, via ?-hydride addition to remaining surface ethyl species (reductive elimination), and H2, via the combination of two surface hydrogen atoms. The chlorine freed from the dissociation of CH3CH2Cl binds at the five-coordinate surface Cr3+ sites on the stoichiometric surface and inhibits the surface chemistry via simple site blocking. No surface carbon deposition is observed from the thermal reaction of ethyl chloride, suggesting that ethyl intermediates are not primary coke forming intermediates in the dehydrogenation of ethane over (1 0 View the MathML source 2) facets of ?-Cr2O3.

Brooks, J.; Ma, Q; Cox, D

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of aluminizing of Cr-containing ferritic alloys on the seal strength of a novel high-temperature solid oxide fuel cell sealing glass  

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A novel high-temperature alkaline-earth silicate sealing glass was developed for solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) applications. The glass was used to join two metallic coupons of Cr-containing ferritic stainless steel for seal strength evaluation. In previous work, SrCrO4 was found to form along the glass/steel interface, which led to severe strength degradation. In the present study, aluminization of the steel surface was investigated as a remedy to minimize or prevent the strontium chromate formation. Three different processes for aluminization were evaluated with Crofer22APU stainless steel: pack cementation, vapor phase deposition, and aerosol spraying. It was found that pack cementation resulted in a rough surface with occasional cracks in the Al-diffused region. Vapor phase deposition yielded a smoother surface, but the resulting high Al content increased the coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE), resulting in failure of joined coupons. Aerosol spraying of an Al-containing salt resulted in formation of a thin aluminum oxide layer without any surface damage. The room temperature seal strength was evaluated in the as-fired state and in environmentally aged conditions. In contrast to earlier results with uncoated Crofer22APU, the aluminized samples showed no strength degradation even for samples aged in air. Interfacial and chemical compatibility was also investigated. The results showed aluminization to be a viable candidate approach to minimize undesirable chromate formation between alkaline earth silicate sealing glass and Cr-containing interconnect alloys for SOFC applications.

Chou, Y. S.; Stevenson, Jeffry W.; Singh, Prabhakar

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of strain and buffer layer on interfacial magnetization in Sr2CrReO6 films determined by polarized neutron reflectometry  

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We have determined the depth-resolved magnetization structures of a series of highly ordered Sr2CrReO6 (SCRO) ferrimagnetic epitaxial films via combined studies of x-ray reflectometry, polarized neutron reflectometry, and superconducting quantum interference device magnetometry. The SCRO films deposited directly on (LaAlO3)0.3(Sr2AlTaO6)0.7 or SrTiO3 substrates show reduced magnetization of similar width near the interfaces with the substrates, despite having different degrees of strain. When the SCRO film is deposited on a SrCr0.5Nb0.5O3 (SCNO) double perovskite buffer layer, the width of the interfacial region with reduced magnetization is decreased. However, the relative reduction of the magnetization averaged over the interfacial regions is comparable among the three samples. Interestingly, we found that the magnetization suppression region is wider than the Cr/Re antisite disorder region at the interface between SCRO and SCNO.

Yaohua Liu; J. M. Lucy; A. Glavic; H. Ambaye; V. Lauter; F. Y. Yang; S. G. E. te Velthuis

2014-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterizations of 21-4N to 4Cr9Si2 stainless steel dissimilar joint bonded by electric-resistance-heat-aided friction welding  

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A new welding process, electric-resistance-heat-aided friction welding (ERHAFW), was introduced in this study. To further improve the joint quality and energy-saving, electric resistance welding was combined with the conventional continuous-drive friction welding. 21-4N (austenitic stainless steel) and 4Cr9Si2 (martensitic stainless steel) valve steel rods of 4mm diameter were used as base metals. The results show that electric-resistance-heat-aided friction welding can be applied to join thin rods within a relatively short time, which is very difficult for conventional friction welding (FW). The microstructure of ERHAFW bonded 21-4N to 4Cr9Si2 presents non-uniform across the joint. Different structure zones are observed from the weld line to both sides, which are the weld center, thermo-mechanically affected zone (TMAZ) and heat affected zone (HAZ). These regions exhibit different structures owing to the difference in the thermophysical and mechanical properties of these two steels under the fast heating and cooling during welding. The variation of microhardness in the joint is attributed to the microstructure change. The higher microhardness is obtained in the weld center and TMAZ of 4Cr9Si2 corresponding to the presence of fine tempered martensite and carbides.

Wen-Ya Li; Min Yu; Jinglong Li; Guifeng Zhang; Shiyuan Wang

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electroerosion resistance and structural phase transformations in electrospark and laser deposition of titanium alloys using composite ceramics based on ZrB2-ZrSi2 and TiN-Cr3C2 systems  

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The paper examines the mass transfer kinetics, structure, phase and chemical compositions, and micromechanical properties of electrospark and laser coatings on titanium alloys (including...2-ZrSi2 and TiN-Cr3C2 s...

I. A. Podchernyaeva; A. D. Panasyuk

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of interactions between chromium and cerium on catalytic performances of CrO x CeO2/Ti-PILC catalysts for deep oxidation of n-butylamine  

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A series of CrO x CeO2/Ti-PILC (PILC is pillared interlayered clay) catalysts for n-butylamine oxidation were prepared using an impregnation method, and the structures, surface ...

Shanshan Yang; Qinqin Huang; Renxian Zhou

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

The Earth-Moon CR3BP: A full Atlas of low-energy fast periodic transfer orbits  

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In the framework of the planar CR3BP for mass parameter mu=0.0121505, corresponding to the Earth-Moon system, we identify and describe 80 families of periodic orbits encircling both the Earth and the Moon ("transfer" orbits). All the orbits in these families have very low energies, most of them corresponding to values of the Jacobi constant C for which the Hill surface is closed at the Lagrangian point L2. All of these orbits have also short period T, generally under six months. Most of the families are composed of orbits that are asymmetric with respect to the Earth-Moon axis. The main results presented for each family are: (i) the characteristic curves T(h), y(h), v_y(h), and v_x(h) on the Poincare section Sigma_1={x=0.836915310,y,v_x>0,v_y} normal to the Earth-Moon axis at the Lagrangian point L1, parameterized by their energy h=-C/2 in the synodic coordinate system; (ii) the stability parameter along each family; (iii) the intersections x_i(h) of the orbits with the Earth-Moon axis, on the Poincare section Sigma_2={x,y=0,v_x},v_y>0}; (iv) plots of some selected orbits and details of their circumlunar region; and (v) numerical data for the intersection of an orbit with Sigma_1 at a reference value of h. Some possible extensions and applications of this work are also discussed.

Alejandro M. Leiva; Carlos B. Briozzo

2006-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

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NUREG/CR-6399  

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399 399 ORNL- 6886 Results of Charpy V-Notch Impact Testing of Structural Steel Specimens Irradiated at - 30°C to 1 x 10l6 neutrons/cm2 in a Commercial Reactor Cavity Manuscript Completed June 1996 Date Published: April 1997 Prepared by S. K Iskander, R. E. Stoller Oak Ridge National Laboratory Managed by Lockheed Martin Energy Systems Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6285 M. Vassilaros, NRC Project Manager Prepared for Division of Engineering Technology Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Washington, DC 20555-0001 NRC Job Code L1098 Abstract A capsule containing Charpy V-notch (CVN) and mini-tensile specimens was irradiated at - 30°C (- 85°F) in the cavity of a commercial nuclear power plant to a fluence of 1

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Manufacturing and properties of newly developed 9%CrMoVNiNbN high-pressure low-pressure rotor shaft forging  

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In order to obtain the improved strength and toughness for high-pressure low-pressure rotor shaft forging, fundamental studies using laboratory heats were performed on the 9CrMoV base materials, and effects of chemistry on toughness and creep rupture strength were investigated. From the investigation, it is showed that the superclean 9CrMoVNiNbN steel with reduced Si and Mn contents and Ni addition provides a superior strength versus toughness balance. Based on these fundamental studies, a trial high-pressure low-pressure rotor shaft forging with diameter of low-pressure section of 1,750 mm and diameter of high-pressure section of 1,200 mm was successfully manufactured from the diameter of 1,800 mm, and the weight of 65 ton ESR ingot. From the evaluation test results of this trial rotor forging, homogeneous distribution of chemistry was confirmed and low impurity contents was observed in the whole forging. The superior strength and toughness were confirmed with good creep rupture strength. The FATT at the center of low-pressure section was {minus}3 C with the tensile strength level of 870 MPa. From the results of fracture toughness test, low cycle fatigue test, and isothermal aging test, superior mechanical properties were demonstrated. Thus, the superclean 9CrMoVNiNbN steel with reduced Si and Mn contents and Ni addition, is particularly suitable for the high-pressure low-pressure rotor material for advanced combined cycle power plants.

Azuma, Tsukasa; Tanaka, Yasuhiko; Ishiguro, Tohru; Yoshida, Hajime; Ikeda, Yasumi [Japan Steel Works, Muroran (Japan)

1997-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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XPS on corrosion products of ZnCr coated steel: on the reliability of Ar+ ion depth profiling for multi component material analysis  

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X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy combined with Ar+ ion etching is a powerful concept to identify different chemical states of compounds in depth profiles, important for obtaining information underneath surfaces or at layer interfaces. The possibility of occurring sputter damage is known but insufficiently investigated for corrosion products of Zn-based steel coatings like ZnCr. Hence, in this work reference materials are studied according to stability against ion sputtering. Indeed some investigated compounds reveal a very unstable chemical nature. On the basis of these findings the reliability of depth profiles of real samples can be rated to avoid misinterpretations of observed chemical species.

Steinberger, Roland; Arndt, Martin; Stifter, David

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Technical note: Erroneous data in {open_quotes}Nuclear Safety Guide, TID-7016, Revision 2,{close_quotes} NUREG/CR-0095, ORNL/NUREG/CSD-6 (1978)  

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Nuclear Safety Guide, TID-7016 Rev 2 was issued as NUREG/CR-0095 in 1978. Table 2.8 of this report has been found to contain errors. The table was designed to indicate configurations with effective multipliction factors of 0.95. Because of an error in configuration descriptions, some of the configurations have multiplication factors as high as 1.09. A corrected table is available from the undersigned, and Revision 3 of the report is being prepared. Norman L. Pruvost, LANL HSE-6, P. O. Box 1663, M/S-F691, Los Alamos, NM 87545.

Whitesides, G.E. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)

1991-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation of the ultrasonic wave influence on magnetic ordering in a 20 x [Fe(20 A)/Cr(12 A)]/MgO layered structure  

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A 20 x [Fe(20 A)/Cr (12 A)]/MgO structure excited by an ultrasonic wave was investigated by polarized neutron reflectometry. It was found that magnetic domains oscillate and their effective size decreases in weak magnetic fields. In close-to-saturation fields, a magnetic lattice is formed in the layered structure; the interplanar spacings in this lattice change with an increase in the field strength and as a result of the excitation of the structure by an ultrasonic wave.

Aksenov, V. L.; Nikitenko, Yu. V.; Proglyado, V. V.; Khaidukov, Yu. N., E-mail: khaiduk@nf.jinr.ru [Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (Russian Federation); Gavrilov, V. N.; Raitman, E. [Institute of Physical Energetics (Latvia); Bottyan, L.; Nagy, D. L. [Research Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics (Hungary)

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Excited state absorption of V/sup 2 +/ and Cr/sup 3 +/ ions in crystal hosts. [V/sup 2 +/ in KMgF/sub 3/; Cr/sup 3 +/ in Na/sub 3/Ga/sub 2/Li/sub 3/F/sub 12/ and BeAl/sub 2/O/sub 4/  

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We have measured the excited state absorption spectra of KMgF/sub 3/:V/sup 2 +/, Na/sub 3/Ga/sub 2/Li/sub 3/F/sub 12/:Cr/sup 3 +/, and BeAl/sub 2/O/sub 4/:Cr/sup 3 +/. The /sup 4/T/sub 2/ ..-->.. /sup 4/T/sub 1/a, /sup 4/T/sub 1/b transitions were observed for the first two systems, while the /sup 2/E, /sup 2/T/sub 1/ ..-->.. /sup 2/T/sub 2/ transitions were seen for BeAl/sub 2/O/sub 4/:Cr/sup 3 +/. All excited state absorptions, except the /sup 4/T/sub 2/ ..-->.. /sup 4/T/sub 1/a transition, can be understood on the basis of simple crystal field theory. The /sup 4/T/sub 2/ ..-->.. /sup 4/T/sub 1/a transition is found to be profoundly modified by the Jahn-Teller effect, such that it is broader and at higher energy than otherwise expected. This excited state absorption is observed to overlap the emission spectrum of KMgF/sub 3/:V/sup 2 +/, and thereby substantially reduce the effective stimulated emission cross-section.

Payne, S.A.; Chase, L.L.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The bonding, charge distribution, spin ordering, optical, and elastic properties of four MAX phases Cr{sub 2}AX (A?=?Al or Ge, X?=?C or N): From density functional theory study  

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In this work, we assess a full spectrum of properties (chemical bonding, charge distribution, spin ordering, optical, and elastic properties) of Cr{sub 2}AC (A?=?Al, Ge) and their hypothetical nitride counterparts Cr{sub 2}AN (A?=?Al, Ge) based on density functional theory calculations. The calculated total energy values indicate that a variety of spin ordering of these four compounds depending on interlayer-interactions between M-A and M-X within the sublattice, which is supported by bonding analysis. MAX phase materials are discovered to possess exotic magnetic properties which indicates that these materials could serve as promising candidates for novel layered magnetic materials for various electronic and spintronic applications. Further analysis of optical properties for two polarization vectors of Cr{sub 2}AX shows that the reflectivity is high in the visible-ultraviolet region up to ?15?eV suggesting Cr{sub 2}AX as a promising candidate for use as a coating material. The elastic coefficients (C{sub ij}) and bulk mechanical properties [bulk modulus (K), shear modulus (G), Young's modulus (E), Poisson's ratio (?), and Pugh ratio (G/K)] of these four Cr{sub 2}AX compounds are also calculated and analyzed, which pave the way to predict or design new MAX phases that are less brittle or tougher by having a lower G/K value or higher ?.

Li, Neng, E-mail: lineng@umkc.edu [Center for Photovoltaics and Solar Energy, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen 518055 (China); Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri 64110 (United States); Mo, Yuxiang; Ching, Wai-Yim [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri 64110 (United States)

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A Successful Synthesis of the CoCrFeNiAl{sub 0.3} Single-Crystal, High-Entropy Alloy by Bridgman Solidification  

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For the first time, a face-centered-cubic, single-crystal CoCrFeNiAl{sub 0.3} (designated as Al0.3), high-entropy alloy (HEA) was successfully synthesized by the Bridgman solidification (BS) method, at an extremely low withdrawal velocity through a constant temperature gradient, for which it underwent two BS steps. Specially, at the first BS step, the alloy sample underwent several morphological transitions accompanying the crystal growth from the melt. This microstructure evolves from as-cast dendrites, to equiaxed grains, and then to columnar crystals, and last to the single crystal. In particular, at the equiaxed-grain region, some visible annealing twins were observed, which indicates a low stacking fault energy of the Al0.3 alloy. Although a body-centered- cubic CoCrFeNiAl (Al1) HEA was also prepared under the same conditions, only a single columnar-crystal structure with instinctively preferential crystallographic orientations was obtained by the same procedure. A similar morphological transition from dendrites to equiaxed grains occurred at the equiaxed-grain region in Al1 alloy, but the annealing twins were not observed probably because a higher Al addition leads to a higher stacking fault energy for this alloy.

Ma, S. G.; Zhang, S. F.; Gao, M. C.; Liaw, P. K.; Zhang, Y.

2013-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kondo effect in the paramagnetic phase of CrFe alloy with the spin-density-wave suppressed by pressure or V doping  

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The pressure dependence of the resistivity {rho}(T) of (Cr+2.7 at.{percent}Fe){sub 98}V{sub 2} is measured, following a previous study of the temperature dependence of {rho}(T) in the spin-density-wave (SDW) alloy system, (Cr+2.7 at.{percent} Fe){sub 1{minus}x}(V,Mn){sub x}. The minimum in {rho}(T) in the V-doped alloys seen at T{approx_gt}T{sub N} for x{gt}1 at.{percent} is found to move to lower temperatures under pressure p in the alloy containing 2 at.{percent} V, decreasing in magnitude, and eventually, as the Neel temperature T{sub N} goes to zero at p{approx}10 kbar, becoming a very shallow minimum followed by a maximum and a rapid decrease as T{r_arrow}4.2 K. This latter behavior in the paramagnetic phase is believed to be due to the Kondo effect, while the pressure dependent minimum in {rho}(T) in the SDW phase is a manifestation of impurity resonance scattering. {copyright} {ital 1997 American Institute of Physics.}

Galkin, V.Y.; de Camargo, P.C. [Physics Department of Federal University of Parana, Curitiba 81 531 990 (Brazil)] [Physics Department of Federal University of Parana, Curitiba 81 531 990 (Brazil); Budko, S.L.; Saitovitch, E.B. [CBPF, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)] [CBPF, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil); Fawcett, E. [Physics Department of University of Toronto, Toronto M5S 1A7 (Canada)] [Physics Department of University of Toronto, Toronto M5S 1A7 (Canada)

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spin dependent transport properties of Mn-Ga/MgO/Mn-Ga magnetic tunnel junctions with metal(Mg, Co, Cr) insertion layer  

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We report a first principles theoretical investigation of spin polarized quantum transport in Mn{sub 2}Ga/MgO/Mn{sub 2}Ga and Mn{sub 3}Ga/MgO/Mn{sub 3}Ga magnetic tunneling junctions (MTJs) with the consideration of metal(Mg, Co, Cr) insertion layer effect. By changing the concentration of Mn, our calculation shows a considerable disparity in transport properties: A tunneling magnetoresistance (TMR) ratio of 852% was obtained for Mn{sub 2}Ga-based MTJs, however, only a 5% TMR ratio for Mn{sub 3}Ga-based MTJs. In addition, the influence of insertion layer has been considered in our calculation. We found the Co insertion layer can increase the TMR of Mn{sub 2}Ga-based MTJ to 904%; however, the Cr insertion layer can decrease the TMR by 668%; A negative TMR ratio can be obtained with Mg insertion layer. Our work gives a comprehensive understanding of the influence of different insertion layer in Mn-Ga based MTJs. It is proved that, due to the transmission can be modulated by the interfacial electronic structure of insertion, the magnetoresistance ratio of Mn{sub 2}Ga/MgO/Mn{sub 2}Ga MTJ can be improved by inserting Co layer.

Liang, S. H.; Tao, L. L.; Liu, D. P., E-mail: dpliu@iphy.ac.cn; Han, X. F., E-mail: xfhan@iphy.ac.cn [State Key Laboratory of Magnetism, Beijing National Laboratory for Condensed Matter Physics, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190 (China); Lu, Y. [Institut Jean Lamour, UMR 7198, CNRS-Nancy Universit, BP 239, 54506 Vandoeuvre (France)

2014-04-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of 2.25Cr-1Mo Alloy for Containment of LiCl/KCl Eutectic during the Pyrometallurgical Processing of Used Nuclear Fuel  

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Recovery of uranium from the Mk-IV and Mk-V electrorefiner vessels containing a LiCl/KCl eutectic salt has been on-going for 14 and 12 years, respectively, during the pyrometallurgical processing of used nuclear fuel. Although austenitic stainless steels are typically utilized for LiCl/KCl salt systems, the presence of cadmium in the Mk-IV electrorefiner dictates an alternate material. A 2.25Cr-1Mo alloy (ASME SA-387) was chosen due to the absence of nickel in the alloy which has a considerable solubility in cadmium. Using the transition metal impurities (iron, chromium, nickel, molybdenum, and manganese) in the electrorefined uranium products, an algorithm was developed to derive values for the contribution of the transition metals from the various input sources. Weight loss and corrosion rate data for the Mk-V electrorefiner vessel were then generated based on the transition metal impurities in the uranium products. To date, the corrosion rate of the 2.25Cr-1Mo alloy in LiCl/KCl eutectic is outstanding assuming uniform (i.e. non-localized) conditions.

B.R. Westphal; S.X. Li; G.L. Fredrickson; D. Vaden; T.A. Johnson; J.C. Wass

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Finite-element method simulation of effects of microstructure, stress state, and interface strength on flow localization and constraint development in Nb/Cr{sub 2}Nb in situ composites  

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The effects of volume fraction of particles, stress state, and interface strength on the yield strength, flow localization, plastic constraint, and damage development in Nb/Cr{sub 2}Nb in situ composites were investigated by the finite-element method (FEM). The microstructure of the in situ composite was represented in terms of a unit rectangular or square cell containing Cr{sub 2}Nb particles embedded within a solid-solution-alloy matrix. The hard particles were considered to be elastic and isotropic, while the matrix was elastic-plastic, obeying the Ramberg-Osgood constitutive relation. The FEM model was utilized to compute the composite strength, local hydrostatic stress, and plastic strain distributions as functions of volume fraction of particles, stress state, and interface strength. The results were used to elucidate the influence of volume fracture of particles, stress state, and interface property on the development of plastic constraint and damage in Nb/Cr{sub 2}Nb composites.

Lin, G.; Chan, K.S.

1999-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MSIAPE NOME COMPLETO CARGO CLASSE TITUL LOTAO REG. TIPO JORN. ADM. NOM. PUBL. CPF** EMAIL*** 344029 ADEMIR ALVES RIBEIRO PROF 3 GRAU ADJUNTO DOUTORADO ET/DMAT RJU AT. PERM. DE 11/02/1992 PORT. 3871 31/01/92 ***.265.839-** ademir.ribeiro@ufpr.br  

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*** 344029 ADEMIR ALVES RIBEIRO PROF 3 GRAU ADJUNTO DOUTORADO ET/DMAT RJU AT. PERM. DE 11/02/1992 PORT. 3871 MESTRADO ET/DEST RJU AT. PERM. DE 04/08/1998 PORT. 570 13/07/98 ***.392.359-** aanjos@ufpr.br 342855 ADONAI SCHLUP SANTANNA PROF 3 GRAU ASSOCIADO DOUTORADO ET/DMAT RJU AT. PERM. DE 11/01/1990 PORT. 4156 28

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Measurement of sigma(ppbar->Z) Br(Z->tau+tau-) and search for Higgs bosons decaying to tau+tau- at s**(1/2) = 1.96 TeV  

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The resonant production of tau-lepton pairs is as interesting for the study of Standard Model (SM) physics as the production of lighter leptons pairs. For new phenomena, such as Higgs boson production or in case new particles beyond the SM would arise, the detection of (resonant) pairs of tau leptons becomes much more interesting. This is due to the fact that tau leptons are much heavier than the other leptons, which increases the chance that these new phenomena would be observed first in this channel. Unfortunately their clean detection is far more difficult than that of muons or electrons. The cross section times branching ratio {sigma}{center_dot} Br for the process p{bar p} {yields} Z {yields} {tau}{sup +}{tau}{sup -} was measured at {radical}s = 1.96 GeV using 1.0 fb{sup -1} of data collected by the D0 experiment. This measurement was performed in the channel in which one of the tau leptons decays to a muon and neutrinos, while the other decays either hadronically or to an electron and neutrinos. A set of 1511 events, of which about 20% estimated background, passed all selection criteria. The trigger and muon reconstruction efficiencies, as well as the efficiency for track reconstruction were obtained from data using the 'tag and probe' method on Z {yields} {mu}{sup +}{mu}{sup -} events. The multijet background was estimated from the sample of events which passed all selection criteria but in which the muon and the tau candidate had the same charge. The W {yields} {mu}{nu} + jets background was modeled by Monte Carlo simulations, but normalized to data. All the other backgrounds, as well as the efficiency for Z {yields} {tau}{sup +}{tau}{sup -} events were estimated using simulated events normalized to the theoretical calculations of cross sections at next-to-leading order or next-to-next-to-leading order. The energy of the tau candidates was corrected for the estimated response of the charged pions in the calorimeter, which is of the order 50-80%. Since the charged pion response in data was not well reproduced by the default simulation of hadronic interactions (Geisha), a different simulation (gCALOR) was used to obtain an estimated charged pion response consistent with the one measured in data. This tau energy correction method makes use of the superior resolution of the track momentum measurement compared to the resolution of the tau candidate energy as measured by the calorimeter, which leads to a better data--simulation agreement and a decrease of 10% in the resolution of the visible mass peak. The result of this measurement is {sigma}(p{bar p} {yields} Z) {center_dot} Br(Z {yields} {tau}{sup +}{tau}{sup -}) = 240 {+-} 8(stat) {+-} 12(syst) {+-} 15(lumi) pb, in good agreement with the theoretical predictions of 241.6{sub -3.2}{sup +3.6} pb [79] or 251.9{sub -12}{sup +5.1} pb [93-95], as well as with other measurements performed by the D0 and CDF experiments in all channels in which the Z boson decays leptonically [96-100]. This is the most precise Z boson cross section measurement to date performed in the tau lepton channel at hadron colliders. The analysis demonstrates the ability of the D0 experiment to identify tau leptons decaying hadronically with good efficiency and high purity, a challenging task in p{bar p} collisions where the number of jets resembling tau leptons is very high. This achievement forms a solid basis for other analyses using hadronic tau lepton decays, such as the search for the Higgs boson decaying into tau-lepton pairs, which was performed for the last part of this thesis.

Galea, Cristina Florina; /Nijmegen U.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Executive Office has put a high Executive Office has put a high priority on ensuring U.S. buildings are energy efficient and environmentally sus- tainable. The action plan includes improving Federal procurement of energy-efficient technology, such as photovoltaics. This commitment spearheads the President's Million Solar Roofs Initiative, which aims at installing 1 million solar energy systems on residential, commercial, and public sec- tor buildings by 2010. The Federal sector's portion of that goal is 20,000 facilities. FEMP plays a leading role in meeting this commitment by encouraging and facilitating the use of photovoltaics. Photovoltaics (PV) is a well-proven and reliable technology that is used increasingly in Federal facilities to provide power in remote or difficult-to-access locations. It

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August 2013 August 2013 Quantification of the Mercury Adsorption Mechanism on Brominated Activated Carbon The primary anthropogenic source of mercury (Hg) emissions into the atmosphere is coal- fired power utilities. This work explores materials designed for Hg capture to be applied in the ductwork of a power plant to prevent Hg release into the atmosphere. Bench-scale com- bustion experiments have been carried out, in which sorbent materials were placed in a simulated flue gas stream doped with ppb levels of Hg. The sorbent surfaces were probed using x-ray absorption spectroscopy to determine the mechanism of Hg binding and to ultimately improve solvent design. The spectroscopy data was analyzed alongside results from density functional theory (DFT) for benchmarking so that DFT can be used as a

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Executive Office has put a high Executive Office has put a high priority on ensuring U.S. buildings are energy efficient and environmentally sus- tainable. The action plan includes improving Federal procurement of energy-efficient technology, such as photovoltaics. This commitment spearheads the President's Million Solar Roofs Initiative, which aims at installing 1 million solar energy systems on residential, commercial, and public sec- tor buildings by 2010. The Federal sector's portion of that goal is 20,000 facilities. FEMP plays a leading role in meeting this commitment by encouraging and facilitating the use of photovoltaics. Photovoltaics (PV) is a well-proven and reliable technology that is used increasingly in Federal facilities to provide power in remote or difficult-to-access locations. It

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Fe-24 wt.%Cr-4.1 wt.%C hardfacing alloy: Microstructure and carbide refinement mechanisms with ceria additive  

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The microstructure and carbide refinement mechanisms of Fe-24 wt.%Cr-4.1 wt.%C hardfacing alloys with 0 wt.%, 0.5 wt.%, 1.0 wt.%, 2 wt.%, and 4 wt.% ceria additives have been systematically investigated in this work. Optical microscopy, field emission scanning electron microscopy with energy dispersive spectrometer, and X-ray diffraction were collectively used to study the microstructure, the phase components, and the chemical formation of inclusion formed in the welding process. Wear-resistance of the alloys was comparatively studied using an abrasive wear testing machine. The structure analysis results show that the Fe-Cr-C hardfacing alloy mainly consists of martensite, retained austenite, MC carbide and M{sub 7}C{sub 3} carbide. With increasing ceria additive contents, the average size of the primary M{sub 7}C{sub 3} carbide decreases and reaches a most refined state in the alloy with 2 wt.% ceria additives. Comparative wear tests data shows that the wear resistance of the hardfacing alloys with ceria additives is better than that without ceria additive. In a good agreement with the carbide refinement results, the wear resistance of the alloy reaches an optimum level in the sample with 2 wt.% ceria additive. The main RE inclusion type identified with in-situ XRD analysis is RE inclusion Ce{sub 2}O{sub 2}S. Thermodynamics calculation confirms that this type of RE inclusion could precipitate prior to M{sub 7}C{sub 3} carbides, and act as a heterogeneous nucleus for M{sub 7}C{sub 3} in the welding process, which effectively provides a mechanism for significant refinement of the M{sub 7}C{sub 3} carbide and improves its wear resistance. - Graphical Abstract: Rare Earth inclusion (Ce{sub 2}O{sub 2}S) distributes in the primary M{sub 7}C{sub 3} carbide. Moreover, Ce{sub 2}O{sub 2}S, which acts as heterogeneous nuclei of the primary M{sub 7}C{sub 3} carbide, is medium effective. Therefore, the primary M{sub 7}C{sub 3} carbide has been refined. Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Micro-hardness of primary M{sub 7}C{sub 3} carbide in Fe-Cr-C hardfacing alloy is 1594 HV. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer RE inclusion Ce{sub 2}O{sub 2}S can be observed in the primary M{sub 7}C{sub 3} carbide. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Ce{sub 2}O{sub 2}S as heterogeneous nuclei of the Cr{sub 7}C{sub 3} is medium effective. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Primary carbide is most refined with 2 wt.% ceria additive.

Zhou, Y.F.; Yang, Y.L.; Jiang, Y.W.; Yang, J. [State Key Laboratory of Metastable Materials Science and Technology, Yanshan University, Qinhuangdao 066004 (China)] [State Key Laboratory of Metastable Materials Science and Technology, Yanshan University, Qinhuangdao 066004 (China); Ren, X.J. [School of Engineering, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool L3 3AF (United Kingdom)] [School of Engineering, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool L3 3AF (United Kingdom); Yang, Q.X., E-mail: qxyang@ysu.edu.cn [State Key Laboratory of Metastable Materials Science and Technology, Yanshan University, Qinhuangdao 066004 (China)

2012-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of microstructural modification on tensile and fatigue properties of Cu-35wt%Ni-3. 5wt%Cr alloy  

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Tensile and fatigue properties of Cu-35wt%Ni-3.5wt%Cr in four different material conditions have been investigated. It is shown that reduced grain size and enhanced dislocation density lead to an increase in tensile as well as fatigue strength of solution treated specimens. In the presence of precipitates, tensile properties are less dependent on grain size. Similar to tensile strength, LCF strength is improved by precipitation hardening. However, for large-grained material, the effect of precipitation hardening in the HCF region is reduced due to pronounced intergranular cracking. On the other hand, the intergranular cracking can be reduced by grain refinement, so that an improvement of HCF properties is then possible while taking advantage of precipitation hardening. Results obtained by TEM-investigation of deformed specimens are also discussed in connection with deformation behaviors of the material conditions.

Wang, G.X. (GKSS Research Center, Geesthacht (Germany). Inst. for Materials Research)

1994-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sr{sub 2}CrOsO{sub 6}: End point of a spin-polarized metal-insulator transition by 5d band filling  

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In the search for new spintronic materials with high spin polarization at room temperature, we have synthesized an osmium-based double perovskite with a Curie temperature of 725 K. Our combined experimental results confirm the existence of a sizable induced magnetic moment at the Os site, supported by band-structure calculations, in agreement with a proposed kinetic-energy-driven mechanism of ferrimagnetism in these compounds. The intriguing property of Sr{sub 2}CrOsO{sub 6} is that it is at the end point of a metal-insulator transition due to 5d band filling and at the same time ferrimagnetism and high-spin polarization are preserved.

Krockenberger, Y. [Darmstadt University of Technology, Petersenstrasse 23, 64287 Darmstadt (Germany); Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Research, Heisenbergstrasse 1, 70569 Stuttgart (Germany); Mogare, K.; Jansen, M. [Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Research, Heisenbergstrasse 1, 70569 Stuttgart (Germany); Reehuis, M. [Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Research, Heisenbergstrasse 1, 70569 Stuttgart (Germany); Hahn-Meitner-Institut (HMI), 14109 Berlin (Germany); Tovar, M. [Hahn-Meitner-Institut (HMI), 14109 Berlin (Germany); Vaitheeswaran, G.; Kanchana, V. [Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Research, Heisenbergstrasse 1, 70569 Stuttgart (Germany); Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), 10044 Stockholm (Sweden); Bultmark, F. [Department of Physics, University of Uppsala, Box 530, 75121 Uppsala (Sweden); Delin, A. [Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), 10044 Stockholm (Sweden); Wilhelm, F.; Rogalev, A. [European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), 6 Rue Jules Horowitz, Boite Postale 220, 38043 Grenoble Cedex 9 (France); Winkler, A.; Alff, L. [Darmstadt University of Technology, Petersenstrasse 23, 64287 Darmstadt (Germany)

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microstructures and wear properties of TiN-based cermet coating deposited on 1Cr18Ni9Ti stainless steel by electrospark process  

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A simple and effective surface treatment technique, electrospark deposition (ESD), has been successfully applied to deposit TiN-based cermet coating on stainless steel substrate. The nitrided coating had an average thickness of about 30?m and formed metallurgical bonding with the substrate. The microstructure of the coating was mainly composed of TiN phase and ferrite (?-FeCr) phase. Its microhardness reached 889HV. The experimental results demonstrated that the nitrided coating had an excellent sliding wear resistance because the hard TiN phase distributed in the coating increased the resistance to micro-cutting and plowing during the sliding wear test, which effectively improves the surface performance of stainless steel substrate.

X. Li; D.Q. Sun; X.Y. Zheng; Z.A. Ren

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Soft X-ray reflectivity and structure evaluation of CoCr/C multilayer X-ray mirrors for spectral region around 6nm  

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The development of highly-reflective multilayer mirrors for use in the 6-nm region is desired for X-ray photoemission spectroscopy for inner-shell excitation using a Schwarzschild objective. For this application, reflectivity is the most critical parameter determining the performance of multilayer mirrors, because the reflectivities of multilayers in the 6-nm region are generally very low. We have designed CoCr/C multilayer mirrors with a comparatively high reflectivity at around normal incidence and have fabricated them by magnetron sputtering. The measured peak reflectivity is about 11.5% at a wavelength of around 6nm and an incident angle of 88. Thermal annealing was found to markedly improve the reflectivity, and a high value of 13% was obtained by annealing at 400 in an Ar atmosphere for 1h.

H. Takenaka; K. Nagai; H. Ito; Y. Muramatsu; T. Kawamura; E. Gullikson; R.C.C. Perera

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Metal-Centered 17-Electron Radicals CpM(CO)3 (M = Cr, Mo, W): A Combined Negative Ion Photoelectron Spectroscopic and Theoretical Study  

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Despite the importance of group VI metal-centered 17-electron radicals CpM(CO)3 (Cp = 5-C5H5, M = Cr, Mo, W) in establishing many of the fundamental reactions now known for metal-centered radicals, spectroscopic characterization of their electronic properties and structures has been very challenging due to their high reactivity. Here we report a gas-phase study of these species by means of photodetachment photoelectron spectroscopy (PES) of their corresponding 18-electron anions and theoretical electronic structure calculations. Three well-separated spectral features are observed by PES for each anionic species. Electron affinities (EAs) of CpM(CO)3 were experimentally measured from the threshold of each spectrum to be 2.38 0.02 (M = Cr), 2.63 0.02 (Mo), and 2.63 0.01 eV for (W), well correlated with the reported redox potentials measured in solution. Theoretical calculations for all anionic and neutral (radical) species gave calculated EAs and band gaps that are in good agreement with the experimental data. Molecular orbital (MO) analyses for each anion indicate that the top three occupied MOs are mainly metal-based and contribute to the first spectral feature, whereas the next two MOs are largely from C5H5 moiety and contribute to the second spectral feature. The calculations further exhibit appreciable anion-to-neutral structural changes for all three species but with the change for the W species being the smallest, consistent with the W spectra being better resolved than the other two.

van der Eide, Edwin F.; Hou, Gao-Lei; Deng, Shihu; Wen, Hui; Yang, Ping; Bullock, R. Morris; Wang, Xue B.

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CR@B, or `cancer research at Bath', is a network that facilitates interaction between departments and institutes to allow multi-disciplinary activities in the field of cancer  

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CR@B, or `cancer research at Bath', is a network that facilitates interaction between departments and institutes to allow multi-disciplinary activities in the field of cancer research. The network provides groups, promoting opportunities for interdisciplinary research and raising awareness of cancer research

Burton, Geoffrey R.

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Bull. Mater. Sci., Vol. 37, No. 1, February 2014, pp. 7782. c Indian Academy of Sciences. NbCl5 and CrCl3 catalysts effect on synthesis and hydrogen storage  

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and CrCl3 catalysts effect on synthesis and hydrogen storage performance of Mg­Ni­NiO composites QI WAN on hydrogen storage performance were investigated. A microstructure analysis showed that besides the main Mg storage; Mg-based materials; hydrogen storage performance; catalyst. 1. Introduction There is a great

Volinsky, Alex A.

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Effects of partial anion substitution on the thermoelectric properties of silver(I) chalcogenide halides in the system Ag{sub 5}Q{sub 2}X with Q=Te, Se and S and X=Br and Cl  

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A selection of mixed conducting silver chalcogenide halides of the general formula Ag{sub 5}Q{sub 2}X with Q=sulfur, selenium and tellurium and X=chlorine and bromine has been investigated due to their thermoelectric properties. Recently, the ternary counterpart Ag{sub 5}Te{sub 2}Cl showed a defined d{sup 10}-d{sup 10} interaction in the disordered cation substructure at elevated temperatures where Ag{sub 5}Te{sub 2}Cl is present in its high temperature {alpha}-phase. A significant drop of the thermal diffusivity has been observed during the {beta}-{alpha} phase transition reducing the values from 0.12 close to 0.08 mm{sup 2} s{sup -1}. At the same transition the thermopower reacts on the increasing silver mobility and jumps towards less negative values. Thermal conductivities, thermopower and thermal diffusivity of selected compounds with various grades of anion substitution in Ag{sub 5}Q{sub 2}X were determined around the silver-order/disorder {beta}-{alpha} phase transition. A formation of attractive interactions could be observed for selenium substituted phases while no effect was detected for bromide and sulfide samples. Depending on the grade and type of substitution the thermopower changes significantly at and after the {beta}-{alpha} phase transition. Thermal conductivities are low reaching values around 0.2-0.3 W m{sup -1} K{sup -1} at 299 K. Partial anion exchange can substantially tune the thermoelectric properties in Ag{sub 5}Q{sub 2}X phases. -- Graphical abstract: A structure section of the {alpha}-Ag{sub 5}Te{sub 2}Cl structure type and the thermopower evolution of Ag{sub 5}Te{sub 2}Cl{sub 0.4}Br{sub 0.6} undergoing a silver ion order/disorder phase transition. Display Omitted Research highlights: > We report on thermoelectric properties of silver(I) chalcogenide halides. > We examine thermopower, thermal diffusivity and thermal behavior. > Silver mobility, phase transitions and order/disorder phenomena are discussed. > Partial anion exchange can tune thermoelectric properties significantly.

Eckstein, Nadine [TU Muenchen, Lichtenbergstrasse 4, Garching (Germany); Nilges, Tom, E-mail: tom.nilges@lrz.tum.d [TU Muenchen, Lichtenbergstrasse 4, Garching (Germany); Decourt, Rodolphe; Bobet, Jean-Louis; Chevalier, Bernard [CNRS, Universite de Bordeaux, ICMCB, Avenue du Docteur Schweitzer 87, 33608 PESSAC cedex (France)

2011-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of a Cerium Surface Treatment on the Oxidation Behavior of Cr2O3-Forming Alloys (title on slides varies: Oxidation Behavior of Cerium Surface Treated Chromia Forming Alloys)  

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Current goals of the U.S. Department of Energys Advanced Power Systems Initiatives include coal generation at 60% efficiency, which would require steam temperatures of up to 760C. This temperature will require the construction of boiler and turbine components from austenitic stainless steels and nickel alloys. Many of the alloys being considered for use are primarily Cr2O3 forming alloys [1-4]. It is well known that the addition of a small amount of reactive elements, such as the rare earths elements Ce, La, and Y, can significantly improve the high temperature oxidation resistance of both iron- and nickel- base alloys. A list of the benefits of the reactive element effect include: (i) slowing scale growth, (ii) enhancing scale adhesion; and (iii) stabilizing Cr2O3 formation at lower Cr levels. The incorporation of the reactive element can be made in the melt or through a surface infusion or surface coating. Surface modifications allow for the concentration of the reactive element at the surface where it can provide the most benefit. This paper will detail a Ce surface treatment developed at NETL that improves the high temperature oxidation resistance of Cr2O3 forming alloys. The treatment consists of painting, dip coating, or spraying the alloy surface with a slurry containing CeO2 and a halide activator followed by a thermal treatment in a mild (x10-3 Torr) vacuum. During treatment the CeO2 reacts with the alloy to for a thin CrCeO3-type scale on the alloy surface. Upon subsequent oxidation, scale growth occurs at a reduced rate on alloys in the surface treated condition compared to those in the untreated condition.

Alman, D.E.; Holcomb, G.R.; Adler, T.A.; Jablonski, P.D.

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High-resolution diffraction for residual stress determination in the NiCrMoV wheel of an axial compressor for a heavy-duty gas turbine  

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The wheel of an axial compressor for a heavy-duty gas turbine has been investigated for residual stresses (RS) evaluation of the teeth-section where SANS measurements have previously been performed. Such a component can contain internal RS, either due to the manufacturing process, or to the operating cycles fatigue. The constitutive material is a NiCrMoV steel to ASTM A 471 (type 2) norms (equivalent to B50A420B10); this material is usually adopted in the manufacturing of forged components for gas turbines. Internal radial and hoop RS have been determined, whose values are under the limit of 200kPa. Hoop RS, in general, resulted in higher value than the radial ones. The present experiment represents a particularly important step in the RS determination for gas turbine components, since the measurements reveal that the fatigue of the wheel is also a lifetime limiting factor although, in the same technological field, the available data in the actual neutron techniques literature mainly concern turbine buckets.

M Rogante; G Trk; G.F Ceschini; L Tognarelli; I Fzesy; L Rosta

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tensile properties and strain rate sensitivity of Ti-47Al-2Cr-0.2Si sheet material with different microstructures  

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New materials based on gamma titanium aluminides (gamma alloys) have emerged as potential candidates for high temperature applications such as aerospace structural components (e.g., airframes, turbine components, thermal protection systems) and automotive parts (e.g., exhaust valves, turbocharger rotors). Because of their low density, high Young`s modulus, high-temperature strength retention, good oxidation and burn resistance, the so-called second generation gamma alloys are able to exceed the application temperature of advanced titanium alloys and also to replace nickel- and iron-based superalloys up to 800C. However, poor formability and low room temperature (RT) ductility resulting in low fracture toughness have limited possible applications. The present paper deals with the dependence of tensile properties of Ti-47Al-2Cr-0.2Si (composition in atomic-%) sheet material on microstructure and test conditions. Four different microstructures, i.e., fine-grained primary annealed (PA), near gamma (NG), duplex (DU) as well as coarse-grained fully lamellar (FL) have been investigated with emphasis on the influence of grain size, phase distribution, and strain rate on tensile properties at 700 C. Fractography was conducted by scanning electron microscopy (SEM) to examine the influence of temperature on the fracture behavior and to determine the onset of dynamic recrystallization effects.

Clemens, H. [Plansee AG, Reutte (Austria)] [Plansee AG, Reutte (Austria); Glatz, W. [Montanuniversitaet, Leoben (Austria). Inst. fuer Metallkunde und Werkstoffpruefung] [Montanuniversitaet, Leoben (Austria). Inst. fuer Metallkunde und Werkstoffpruefung; Appel, F. [GKSS Research Centre, Geesthacht (Germany). Inst. for Materials Research] [GKSS Research Centre, Geesthacht (Germany). Inst. for Materials Research

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The new ductile fracture criterion for 30Cr2Ni4MoV ultra-super-critical rotor steel at elevated temperatures  

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Abstract In this paper a new ductile fracture criterion was derived by taking into account the plastic deformation capacity of material and stress states, which can be used to describe fracture behavior and critical rupture conditions of 30Cr2Ni4MoV ultra-super-critical rotor steel during hot forging process. In order to establish this criterion, the tensile tests at different temperatures and strain rates were firstly conducted on Gleeble-1500 thermo-mechanical simulator, and then a measurement and conversion method was applied to estimate the equivalent fracture strain ? f that represents the deformation capacity of material in ductile fracture process. Experimental results indicated that ? f greatly depends on the temperature and strain rate. A model of ? f as a function of the temperature and strain rate was also established. To validate the proposed fracture criterion, additionally, the simulation of tensile test and the fractographic observation of the tensile specimen were conducted. The upsetting tests that possess different stress states and the corresponding numerical simulations were also performed. These results show that the developed criterion can accurately predict the cracks initiation and the location of the cracks at elevated temperatures.

Jianli He; Zhenshan Cui; Fei Chen; Yanhong Xiao; Liqun Ruan

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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