Dr Simon Middleburgh

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Email: s.middleburgh@bangor.ac.uk

  1. Article › Research › Peer-reviewed
  2. Published

    A high density composite fuel with integrated burnable absorber: U3Si2-UB2

    Turner, J., Middleburgh, S. & Abram, T., 1 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 529, 151891.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Accommodation of Excess Oxygen in Group II Monoxides

    Middleburgh, S. C., Lagerlof, K. P. D. & Grimes, R. W., 1 Jan 2013, In : Journal of American Ceramic Society. 96, 1, p. 308-311 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Accommodation, Accumulation, and Migration of Defects in Ti3SiC2 and Ti3AlC2 MAX Phases

    Middleburgh, S. C., Lumpkin, G. R. & Riley, D., 1 Oct 2013, In : Journal of American Ceramic Society. 96, 10, p. 3196-3201 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Anisotropy in the thermal expansion of uranium silicide measured by neutron diffraction

    Obbard, E. G., Johnson, K. D., Burr, P. A., Lopes, D. A., Gregg, D. J., Liss, K-D., Griffiths, G., Scales, N. & Middleburgh, S. C., 1 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 508, p. 516-520

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Atomic Scale Modeling of Point Defects in Zirconium Diboride

    Middleburgh, S. C., Parfitt, D. C., Blair, P. R. & Grimes, R. W., 1 Jul 2011, In : Journal of American Ceramic Society. 94, 7, p. 2225-2229 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Published

    Choosing the correct strong correlation correction for U3Si2: influence of magnetism

    Liu, H., Claisse, A., Middleburgh, S. & Olssen, P., 15 Dec 2019, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 527, 151828.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Crystallographic evolution of MAX phases in proton irradiating environments

    Ward, J., Middleburgh, S., Topping, M., Garner, A., Stewart, D., Barsoum, M. W., Preuss, M. & Frankel, P., 15 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 502, p. 220-227 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Published

    Defect evolution in burnable absorber candidate material: Uranium diboride, UB2

    Middleburgh, S., Burr, P. A., Kardoulaki, E. & Holmes, R., 1 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 513, p. 45-55

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Published

    Density functional theory calculations of self- and Xe diffusion in U3Si2

    Middleburgh, S., Andersson, D., Stanek, C., Claisse, A., Beeler, B. & Liu, X-Y., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 515, p. 312-325 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    Density functional theory study of the magnetic moment of solute Mn in bcc Fe

    King, D. J. M., Middleburgh, S. C., Burr, P. A., Whiting, T. M., Fossati, P. C. & Wenman, M. R., 20 Jul 2018, In : Physical Review B . 98, 2, 024418.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    Evidence of excess oxygen accommodation in yttria partially-stabilized zirconia

    Middleburgh, S. C., Ipatova, I., Evitts, L. J., Rushton, M. J. D., Assinder, B., Grimes, R. W. & Lee, W. E., 15 Jan 2020, In : SCRIPTA MATERIALIA. 175, p. 7-10

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Published

    Experimental and computational assessment of U Si N ternary phases

    Lopes, D. A., Wilson, T. L., Kocevski, V., Moore, E. E., Besman, T. M., Wood, E. S., White, J. T., Nelson, A. T., Middleburgh, S. & Claisse, A., Apr 2019, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 516, April, p. 194-201

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. First-principles study of defects and fission product behavior in uranium diboride

    Jossou, E., Oladimeji, D., Malakkal, L., Middleburgh, S., Szpunar, B. & Szpunar, J., 1 Oct 2017, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 494, p. 147-156 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Gradual Structural Evolution from Pyrochlore to Defect-Fluorite in Y2Sn2-xZrxO7: Average vs Local Structure

    Zhang, Z., Middleburgh, S. C., de los Reyes, M., Lumpkin, G. R., Kennedy, B. J., Blanchard, P. E. R., Reynolds, E. & Jang, L-Y., 19 Dec 2013, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 117, 50, p. 26740-26749 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Published

    High temperature, low neutron cross-section highentropy alloys in the Nb-Ti-V-Zr system

    King, D. J. M., Cheung, S. T. Y., Humphry-Baker, S. A., Parkin, C., Couet, A., Cortie, M. B., Lumpkin, G. R., Middleburgh, S. & Knowles, A. J., Mar 2019, In : Acta Materialia. 166, p. 435-446

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    Influence of boron isotope ratio on the thermal conductivity of uranium diboride (UB2) and zirconium diboride (ZrB2)

    Evitts, L., Middleburgh, S., Kardoulaki, E., Ipatova, I., Rushton, M. & Lee, B., Jan 2020, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 528, 151892.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. E-pub ahead of print

    Interface properties of Ti3SiC2/Al2O3 ceramics: Combined experiments and first-principles calculations

    Ji, J., Yu, J., Lee, B., Middleburgh, S., Li, D., Wang, X., Li, Q., Wang, Z., Shi, G., Chen, F. & Zhang, L., 2 Nov 2020, In : Ceramics International.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Published

    Ion beam irradiation of ABO4 compounds with the fergusonite, monazite, scheelite, and zircon structures

    De Los Reyes, M., Aughterson, R., Gregg, D., Middleburgh, S., Zaluzec, N., Huai, P., Ren, C. & Lumpkin, G., Oct 2020, In : Journal of American Ceramic Society. 103, 10, p. 5502-5514

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Modelling the thermal conductivity of (UxTh1-x)O-2 and (UxPu1-x)O-2

    Cooper, M. W. D., Middleburgh, S. C. & Grimes, R. W., Nov 2015, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 466, p. 29-35

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Novel Chemical Synthesis and Characterization of CeTi2O6 Brannerite

    Kong, L., Gregg, D. J., Karatchevtseva, I., Zhang, Z., Blackford, M. G., Middleburgh, S. C., Lumpkin, G. R. & Triani, G., 7 Jul 2014, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 53, 13, p. 6761-6768 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Peroxide defect formation in zirconate perovskites

    Middleburgh, S. C., Karatchevtseva, I., Kennedy, B. J., Burr, P. A., Zhang, Z., Reynolds, E., Grimes, R. W. & Lumpkin, G. R., 14 Oct 2014, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 2, 38, p. 15883-15888

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Phase equilibria in the U-Si system from first-principles calculations

    Noordhoek, M. J., Besmann, T. M., Andersson, D., Middleburgh, S. C. & Chernatynskiy, A., 31 Oct 2016, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 479, p. 216-223 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Predicting the formation and stability of single phase high-entropy alloys

    King, D. J. M., Middleburgh, S. C., McGregor, A. G. & Cortie, M. B., 1 Feb 2016, In : Acta Materialia. 104, p. 172-179

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Raman spectroscopic study of natural and synthetic brannerite

    Zhang, Y., Karatchevtseva, I., Qin, M., Middleburgh, S. C. & Lumpkin, G. R., 1 Jun 2013, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 437, 1-3, p. 149-153 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Segregation and migration of species in the CrCoFeNi high entropy alloy

    Middleburgh, S. C., King, D. M., Lumpkin, G. R., Cortie, M. & Edwards, L., 25 Jun 2014, In : JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS. 599, p. 179-182

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Published

    Solution of hydrogen in accident tolerant fuel candidate material: U3Si2

    Middleburgh, S. C., Claisse, A., Andersson, D. A., Grimes, R. W., Olsson, P. & Maskova, S., 1 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 501, p. 234-237

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Spark plasma sintering and microstructural analysis of pure and Mo doped U3Si2 pellets

    Lopes, D. A., Benarosch, A., Middleburgh, S. & Johnson, K. D., 1 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 496, p. 234-241 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Published

    Stoichiometry deviation in amorphous zirconium dioxide

    Rushton, M. J. D., Ipatova, I., Evitts, L. J., Lee, W. E. & Middleburgh, S. C., 28 May 2019, In : RSC Advances. 9, 29, p. 16320-16327

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. E-pub ahead of print

    Structure and properties of amorphous uranium dioxide

    Middleburgh, S., Lee, B. & Rushton, M., 1 Nov 2020, In : Acta Materialia.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Structure, properties and formation of PuCrO3 and PuAlO3 of relevance to doped nuclear fuels

    Fullarton, M. L., Qin, M. J., Robinson, M., Marks, N. A., King, D. J. M., Kuo, E. Y., Lumpkin, G. R. & Middleburgh, S. C., 2013, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 1, 46, p. 14633-14640 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Synthesis and DFT investigation of new bismuth-containing MAX phases

    Horlait, D., Middleburgh, S. C., Chroneos, A. & Lee, W. E., 7 Jan 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Published

    Synthesis of Candidate Advanced Technology Fuel: Uranium Diboride (UB2) via Carbo/Borothermic Reduction of UO2

    Turner, J., Martini, F., Buckley, J., Phillips, G., Middleburgh, S. & Abram, T., Nov 2020, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 540, 1252388.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Published

    The Stability of Irradiation-Induced Defects in Zr3AlC2, Nb4AlC3 and (Zr0.5,Ti0.5)3AlC2 MAX Phase-Based Ceramics

    Bowden, D., Ward, J., Middleburgh, S., de Moraes Shubeita, S., Zapata-Solvas, E., Lapauw, T., Vleugels, J., Lambrinou, K., Lee, B., Preuss, M. & Frankel, P., 15 Jan 2020, In : Acta Materialia. 183, p. 24-35

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Published

    The formation and structure of Fe-Mn-Ni-Si solute clusters and G-phase precipitates in steels

    King, D. J. M., Burr, P. A. & Middleburgh, S., 1 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 505

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  36. The incorporation of plutonium in lanthanum zirconate pyrochlore

    Gregg, D. J., Zhang, Y., Middleburgh, S. C., Conradson, S. D., Triani, G., Lumpkin, G. R. & Vance, E. R., 1 Nov 2013, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 443, 1-3, p. 444-451 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Theoretical and experimental Raman spectroscopic studies of synthetic thorutite (ThTi2O6)

    Zhang, Y., Cejka, J., Karatchevtseva, I., Qin, M., Kong, L., Short, K., Middleburgh, S. C. & Lurnpkin, G. R., 31 Mar 2014, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 446, 1-3, p. 68-72 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Thermal conductivity and energetic recoils in UO2 using a many-body potential model

    Qin, M. J., Cooper, M. W. D., Kuo, E. Y., Rushton, M. J. D., Grimes, R. W., Lumpkin, G. R. & Middleburgh, S. C., 10 Dec 2014, In : Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 26, 49

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. Published

    Thermal conductivity variation in uranium dioxide with gadolinia additions

    Qin, M., Middleburgh, S., Cooper, M. W. D., Rushton, M., Puide, M., Kuo, E. Y., Grimes, R. W. & Lumpkin, G. R., Nov 2020, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 540, 152258.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. Published

    UN microspheres embedded in UO2 matrix: an innovative accident tolerant fuel

    Ribeiro Costa, D., Hedberg, M., Middleburgh, S., Wallenius, J., Olssen, P. & Lopes, D. A., Nov 2020, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 540, 152355.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  41. Published

    Void evolution in tungsten and tungsten-5wt.% tantalum under in-situ proton irradiation at 800 and 1000°C

    Ipatova, I., Harrison, R. W., Donnelly, S. E., Rushton, M. J. D., Middleburgh, S. C. & Jimenez-Melero, E., 1 Dec 2019, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 526, 151730.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  42. Patent › Research
  43. Published

    A ceramic nuclear fuel pellet, a fuel rod, and a fuel assembly

    Middleburgh, S. & Hallstadius, L., 31 Oct 2018

    Research output: Patent

  44. Published

    A nuclear fuel pellet, a fuel rod, and a fuel assembly

    Middleburgh, S. & Puide, M., 14 Nov 2018

    Research output: Patent

  45. Published
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  47. Published

    Method to produce uranium silicides

    Middleburgh, S. & Lahoda, E., 27 Dec 2018

    Research output: Patent

  48. Commissioned report › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  49. Published

    Phase Equilibria and Thermochemistry of Advanced Fuels: Modeling Burnup Behavior: Technical Report

    Besmann, T. M., McMurray, J., Nelson, A., White, J., Lahoda, E., Middleburgh, S., Claisse, A., Ulrich, T., Johnson, K., Kocevski, V., Adorno-Lopez, D. & Vogel, S., 31 Mar 2020, University of South Carolina Press.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  50. Published

    SEALER-UK Deliverable 1: UK-BEIS Advanced Modular Reactor Competition - Phase 1

    Middleburgh, S. & Wallenius, J., 14 Jan 2019, 127 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report