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Arun Devaraj

Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Projects

NANOSCALE COMPOSITIONAL ANALYSIS OF HEAVY-METAL RICH BIO-MATERIALS

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Arun Devaraj
The jaws, leg claws, stings and other “tools” of a large fraction of arthropods, some worms and mem-bers of other phyla, contain extraordinary amounts of heavy metals or bromine (e.g. Zn, Mn, Fe, Cu,…

Nanolayered, Self-healing Radiation Shielding Foils

Lead Institution
Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Theva Thevuthasan
Recent discovery and research indicate that materials can be hardened against radiation damage by building nanolayered structures with an optimized layer thickness to increase point defect…

Advanced Techniques for Nuclear Materials Characterization

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Dallas Reilly
PNNL is home to state of the art research capabilities, which are often underutilized on radioactive samples due to non-dispersion requirements and limits on sample quantity that can enter workspaces…

Correlated Multimodal in situ Gas-Metal Alloy Surface Reaction Studies

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Arun Devaraj
This project will bring together a technically-diverse group of early career staff scientists across all directorates, for a comprehensive demonstration of PNNL capabilities for multimodal in situ…

Understanding nanoscale composition and structure of U-10Mo alloys.

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Arun Devaraj
PNNL as a part of the Global Threat Reduction Initiative (GTRI) Convert program is working on converting the high enriched uranium (HEU) fuel currently used in civilian research and test reactors to…

High resolution nanoscale analysis of energy materials

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Arun Devaraj
The proposed project aims to study the relation between nanoscale material structure and bulk performance metrics for a variety of energy materials ranging from generation, conversion to storage. …

Fundamental of High Entropy Alloy: computationally guided material design

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Jun Cui
Project type
Large-Scale EMSL Research
We propose a comprehensive effort aimed at understanding the fundamentals of high entropy (HE) alloys, in particular, thermodynamics of alloy formation, stability, and deformation mechanism at high…

Characterization of Novel Rapidly Solidified and Nanostructured Alloys

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Nicole Overman
The goal of this proposal is to to develop robust synthesis strategies for producing nanocomposite particle or flake precursors with far-from-equilibrium compositions and nanostructured features…

Microstructural Evolution under Shear Deformation

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Arun Devaraj
Solid phase processing (SPP) of alloys using shear-deformation results in nanoscale metastable phases and enhanced mechanical properties. High-speed mass and energy transfer during such process makes…

Correlated Multimodal in situ Gas-Metal Alloy Surface Reaction Studies

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Arun Devaraj
This project will conduct a comprehensive demonstration of PNNL capabilities for multimodal in situ chemical imaging of structural, compositional and chemical state changes on metallic alloy surfaces…

Characterization of Novel Rapidly Solidified and Nanostructured Alloys

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Nicole Overman
The goal of this proposal is to further develop robust synthesis strategies for producing nanocomposite particle or flake precursors with far-from-equilibrium compositions and nanostructured features…

Understanding nanoscale composition and structure of U-10Mo alloys.

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Arun Devaraj
PNNL as a part of the Global Threat Reduction Initiative (GTRI) Convert program is working on converting the high enriched uranium (HEU) fuel currently used in civilian research and test reactors to…

Advanced Techniques for Nuclear Materials Characterization

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Dallas Reilly
PNNL is home to state of the art research capabilities, which are often underutilized on radioactive samples due to non-dispersion requirements and limits on sample quantity that can enter workspaces…

Atom Probe Tomography of Structural Materials for Nuclear Reactors

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Danny Edwards
As the world’s population continues to increase, carbon neutral energy resources like nuclear power become increasingly important. A major challenge facing the design of advanced nuclear power…

Nanoscale compositional and structural analysis of U-10Mo alloys.

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Arun Devaraj
PNNL as a part of the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration's Office of Conversion within the Office of Material Minimization and Management (M3) is working on…

Nanoscale elemental and isotopic analysis of U-10Mo alloys

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Elizabeth Kautz
Uranium alloyed with 10 wt% molybdenum (U-10Mo) has been selected to replace highly enriched uranium oxide dispersion fuels for use in high performance research and test reactors. Manufacturing U…