Group members attended the TMS 2020 Annual Meeting held in San Diego, CA from February 23rd-27th and shared their research with the materials science community.
Dr. Hwasung Yeom gave three talks: “Cold Spray Deposition of 304L Stainless-steel Powder on Used Fuel Dry Cask Storage Systems to Control Potential Stress Corrosion Cracking,”
“Manufacturing Oxide Dispersion Strengthened (ODS) Steel Fuel Cladding Tubes by Cold Spray Technology,”
“Oxidation Behavior of Cold Spray Chromium Coatings on Zircaloy-4 in Steam Environments in 1100 °C to 1300 °C Temperature Range.”
Tyler Dabney presented “Influence of Powder Microstructure on Cold Spray Deposited Cr Coatings for High Temperature Oxidation Resistance.”
Will Doniger presented “Application of Voltammetry for Investigation of Materials Corrosion in LiF-NaF-KF (FLiNaK).”
Dr. Kumar Sridharan presented “Elevated Temperature Tribological Behavior of Alloys 800HT
and 617 for High Temperature Gas-cooled Reactor Applications” and was the session chair for the Materials and Chemistry for Molten Salt Systems symposium.
Kyle Quillin presented a poster entitled “Development of PVD Cr Coatings for Hydrothermal Corrosion Mitigation of SiC-SiCf Fuel Cladding in LWRs.”
JP Lacy presented a poster entitled “Development of Corrosion Barrier Coatings for U3Si2 Nuclear Fuel Pellets for Light Water Reactors.”