The South West Nuclear Hub brings together a network of multi-disciplinary academics spanning numerous departments including Physics, Engineering and Earth Sciences. Here are the latest research papers published by this community.
- Banos, A.; Harker, N. J.; Scott, T. B. A review of uranium corrosion by hydrogen and the formation of uranium hydride. In: Corrosion Science, Vol. 136, 15.05.2018, p. 129-147.
- Liu, D; Cherns, D. Nano-cracks in a synthetic graphite composite for nuclear applications. In: Philosophical Magazine, Vol. 98, No. 14, 13.05.2018, p. 1272-1283.
- Dobrowolska, M; Velthuis, J; Frazao, L; Kikola, D. A novel technique for finding gas bubbles in the nuclear waste containers using Muon Scattering Tomography. In: Journal of Instrumentation, Vol. 13, No. 5, P05015, 05.2018.
- Coules, H; Smith, D. Measurement of the residual stresses in a PWR Control Rod Drive Mechanism nozzle. / In: Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 333, 07.2018, p. 16-24.
The University of Bristol’s EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) has announced its most recent award winners, which includes:
Early Career Kickstarters
Dr Harry Coules: Exploiting new results in defect analysis to improve structural integrity assessment from 03/12/2018 to 02/12/2019
Dr Tomas Martin: Enabling the dry chemical analysis of radioisotopes for nuclear forensics using atom probe tomography from 01/04/2018 to 31/08/2018