Study of grain boundaries in UO2 using atomic scale simulations


Polycrystalline uranium dioxide is currently the most widely used nuclear fuel worldwide. As a consequence, the knowledge of its thermodynamic and mechanical properties is of major interest as it has a direct impact on the... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Emeric Bourasseau (CEA/DEN/DEC)
  2. Renaud C. Belin (CEA/DEN/DEC)
  3. Gérald Jomard (CEA/DEN/DEC)

Topic Areas

Advances in molecular simulation , Interfacial and confined phenomena


I & C - 2 » Parallel Session - Interfaces and Confined Phenomena (10:30 - Thursday, 7th September, Prestonfield)

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