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Curt Lavender

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Patents

PNNL Publications

2017

  • Hu S, W Setyawan, VV Joshi, and CA Lavender. 2017. "Atomistic Simulations of Thermodynamic Properties of Xe Gas Bubbles in U10Mo Fuels." Journal of Nuclear Materials 490:49-58.  doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2017.04.016
  • Hubbard LR, CL Arendt, DF Dye, CK Clayton, ME Lerchen, NJ Lombardo, CA Lavender, and AH Zacher. 2017. U-10Mo Baseline Fuel Fabrication Process DescriptionPNNL-26880, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Jana S, A Devaraj, L Kovarik, BW Arey, LE Sweet, T Varga, CA Lavender, and VV Joshi. 2017. "Kinetics of cellular transformation and competing precipitation mechanisms during sub-eutectoid annealing of U10Mo alloys." Journal of Alloys and Compounds 723:751-771.  doi:10.1016/j.jallcom.2017.06.292
  • Jana S, NR Overman, T Varga, CA Lavender, and VV Joshi. 2017. "Phase Transformation Kinetics in Rolled U-10 wt. % Mo Foil: Effect of Post-rolling Heat Treatment and Prior ?-UMo Grain Size." Journal of Nuclear Materials 496:215-226.  doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2017.09.030
  • Kaspar TC, CA Lavender, and MW Dibert. 2017. Evaluation of Uranium-235 Measurement TechniquesPNNL-26490, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Kautz EJ, A Devaraj, L Kovarik, CA Lavender, and VV Joshi. 2017. Effect of Silicon in U-10Mo AlloyPNNL-26790, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Kautz EJ, S Jana, A Devaraj, CA Lavender, LE Sweet, and VV Joshi. 2017. Detecting the Extent of Cellular Decomposition after Sub-Eutectoid Annealing in Rolled UMo FoilsPNNL-26862, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Soulami A, D Burkes, VV Joshi, CA Lavender, and DM Paxton. 2017. "Finite-Element Model to Predict Roll-Separation Force and Defects During Rolling of U-10Mo Alloys." Journal of Nuclear Materials 494:182-191.  doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2017.07.006
  • Whalen SA, VV Joshi, NR Overman, DD Caldwell, CA Lavender, and T Skszek. 2017. "Scaled-Up Fabrication of Thin-Walled ZK60 Tubing using Shear Assisted Processing and Extrusion (ShAPE)." In Magnesium Technology Conference 2017, February 26 - March 2, 2017, San Diego, California, ed. KN Solanki, et al, pp. 315-321.  Springer, Cham, Switzerland.  doi:10.1007/978-3-319-52392-7_45

2016

  • Hu SY, D Burkes, CA Lavender, DJ Senor, W Setyawan, and Z Xu. 2016. "Formation mechanism of gas bubble superlattice in UMo metal fuels: Phase-field modeling investigation." Journal of Nuclear Materials 479:202-215.  doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2016.07.012
  • Joshi VV, DM Paxton, CA Lavender, and D Burkes. 2016. The Effect of Rolling As-Cast and Homogenized U-10Mo Samples on the Microstructure Development and Recovery CurvesPNNL-25781, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Montgomery RO, WD Bennett, CH Henager, Jr, CA Lavender, MT Smith, and RP Omberg. 2016. "An Innovative Accident Tolerant LWR Fuel Rod Design Based on Uranium-Molybdenum Metal Alloy." In Top Fuel 2016: LWR Fuels with Enhanced Safety and Performance, September 11-15, 2016, Boise, Idaho, vol. Top Fuel 2016, pp. 1375-1387.  American Nuclear Society, LA GRANGE PARK, IL. 
  • Bennett WD, AL Doherty, CH Henager, Jr, CA Lavender, RO Montgomery, RP Omberg, MT Smith, and RA Webster. 2016. Manufacturing Experience for Oxide Dispersion Strengthened AlloysPNNL-25817, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Bennett WD, AL Doherty, CH Henager, Jr, CA Lavender, RO Montgomery, RP Omberg, MT Smith, and RA Webster. 2016. FY16 Status Report for the Uranium-Molybdenum Fuel ConceptPNNL-25846, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Devaraj A, VV Joshi, A Srivastava, S Manandhar, VS Moxson, V Duz, and CA Lavender. 2016. "A Low-Cost Hierarchical Nanostructured Beta-Titanium Alloy with High Strength." Nature Communications 7:Article No. 11176.  doi:10.1038/ncomms11176
  • Devaraj A, L Kovarik, VV Joshi, S Jana, S Manandhar, BW Arey, and CA Lavender. 2016. High-Resolution Characterization of UMo Alloy MicrostructurePNNL-26020, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Devaraj A, R Prabhakaran, VV Joshi, SY Hu, EJ McGarrah, and CA Lavender. 2016. Theoretical Model for Volume Fraction of UC, 235U Enrichment, and Effective Density of Final U 10Mo AlloyPNNL-SA-117284, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Devaraj A, S Jana, CA McInnis, NJ Lombardo, VV Joshi, LE Sweet, S Manandhar, and CA Lavender. 2016. Detecting the Extent of Eutectoid Transformation in U-10MoPNNL-SA-120714, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Hu S, D Burkes, CA Lavender, and VV Joshi. 2016. "Effect of Grain Morphology on Gas Bubble Swelling in UMo Fuels - a 3D Microstructure Dependent Booth Model." Journal of Nuclear Materials 480((2016)):323-331.  doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2016.08.038
  • Prabhakaran R, VV Joshi, MA Rhodes, AL Schemer-Kohrn, AD Guzman, and CA Lavender. 2016. U-10Mo Sample Preparation and Examination using Optical and Scanning Electron MicroscopyPNNL-25308, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Prabhakaran R, VV Joshi, MA Rhodes, AL Schemer-Kohrn, AD Guzman, and CA Lavender. 2016. U-10Mo Sample Preparation and Examination using Optical and Scanning Electron MicroscopyPNNL-25308 Rev. 1, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Prabhakaran R, A Devaraj, VV Joshi, and CA Lavender. 2016. PProcedure for Uranium-Molybdenum Density Measurements and Porosity DeterminationPNNL-25793, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Prabhakaran R, JP Choi, EV Stephens, D Catalini, CA Lavender, and A Rohatgi. 2016. "Mechanical Characterization and Corrosion Testing of X608 Al Alloy." Chapter 24 in Light Metals 2016, ed. E. Williams, pp. 145-150.  John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ. 
  • Soulami A, Z Xu, VV Joshi, D Burkes, CA Lavender, and EJ McGarrah. 2016. U-10Mo/Zr Interface Modeling using a Microstructure-Based FEM ApproachPNNL-25365, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Xu Z, V Joshi, SY Hu, DM Paxton, CA Lavender, and D Burkes. 2016. "Modeling the Homogenization Kinetics of As-Cast U-10wt% Mo alloys." Journal of Nuclear Materials 471:154-164.  doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2015.11.026

2015

  • Joshi VV, EA Nyberg, CA Lavender, DM Paxton, and D Burkes. 2015. "Thermomechanical process optimization of U-10wt% Mo - Part 2: The effect of homogenization on the mechanical properties and microstructure." Journal of Nuclear Materials 465:710-718.  doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2015.07.005
  • Joshi VV, EA Nyberg, CA Lavender, DM Paxton, H Garmestani, and D Burkes. 2015. "Thermomechanical Process Optimization of U-10wt% Mo - Part 1: High-Temperature Compressive Properties and Microstructure." Journal of Nuclear Materials 465:805-813.  doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2013.10.065
  • Soulami A, CA Lavender, DM Paxton, and D Burkes. 2015. Rolling Process Modeling Report: Finite-Element Model Validation and Parametric Study on Various Rolling Process ParametersPNNL-24362, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Choi JP, A Rohatgi, MT Smith, and CA Lavender. 2015. "Process Development for Stamping -Pillar Covers with Aluminum." Chapter 35 in Light Metals 2015: Proceedings of the symposia sponsored by the TMS Aluminum Committee at the TMS 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition, March 15-19, 2015, Orlando, Florida, ed. M Hyland, pp. 197-202.  John Wiley and Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ.  doi:10.1002/9781119093435.ch35
  • Coffey GW, KD Meinhardt, VV Joshi, LR Pederson, CA Lavender, and D Burkes. 2015. Concept Feasibility Report for Electroplating Zirconium onto Uranium Foil - Year 2PNNL-24106, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Henager CH, Jr, EL Stevens, RJ Kurtz, TJ Roosendaal, EA Nyberg, CA Lavender, GR Odette, K Cunningham, and FW Zok. 2015. "RECENT PROGRESS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF DUCTILE-PHASE TOUGHENED TUNGSTEN FOR PLASMA-FACING MATERIALS: W-Ni-Fe COMPOSITES." Chapter 4.2 in Fusion Reactor Materials Program Semiannual Progress Report For the Period Ending June 30, 2015, vol. 58, pp. 130-139. DOE/ER-0313/58.  Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN. 
  • Henager CH, Jr, RJ Kurtz, TJ Roosendaal, BA Borlaug, EA Nyberg, CA Lavender, GR Odette, K Cunningham, and FW Zok. 2015. "RECENT PROGRESS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF DUCTILE-PHASE TOUGHENED TUNGSTEN FOR PLASMA-FACING MATERIALS: W-Ni-Fe COMPOSITES." Chapter 4.1 in Fusion Materials Semiannual Progress Report for the Period Ending December 31, 2014, vol. 57, ed. PJ Pappano, pp. 93-96. DOE-ER-0313/57.  Oak Ridge National Laboratory, OAK RIDGE, TN. 
  • Hu SY, AM Casella, CA Lavender, DJ Senor, and D Burkes. 2015. "Assessment of Effective Thermal Conductivity in U-Mo Metallic Fuels with Distributed Gas Bubbles." Journal of Nuclear Materials 462:64-76.  doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2015.03.039
  • Li D, and CA Lavender. 2015. "Strengthening and Improving Yield Asymmetry of Magnesium Alloys by Second Phase Particle Refinement Under the Guidance of Integrated Computational Materials Engineering." Transactions of the ASME. Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology 137(3):Article No. 031008.  doi:10.1115/1.4030356
  • Nyberg EA, VV Joshi, D Burkes, and CA Lavender. 2015. The Microstructure of Rolled Plates from Cast Billets of U-10Mo AlloysPNNL-24160, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Tabei A, D Li, CA Lavender, and H Garmestani. 2015. "Investigation of precipitate refinement in Mg alloys by an analytical composite failure model." Mechanics of Materials 89:59-71.  doi:10.1016/j.mechmat.2015.05.007

2014

  • Joshi VV, S Jana, D Li, H Garmestani, EA Nyberg, and CA Lavender. 2014. "High Shear Deformation to Produce High Strength and Energy Absorption in Mg Alloys." In Magensium Technology 2014: Proceedings of a Symposium Sponsored by the Magnesium Committee of the Light Metals Division of the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) held during TMS2014, 143rd Annual Meeting & Exhibition, February 16-20, 2014, San Diego, CA, ed. M Alderman, et al, pp. 83-88.  John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ.  doi:10.1002/9781118888179.ch19
  • Soulami A, CA Lavender, DM Paxton, and D Burkes. 2014. Rolling Process Modeling Report: Finite-Element Prediction of Roll Separating Force and Rolling DefectsPNNL-23313, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Li D, S Ahzi, SM M'Guil, W Wen, CA Lavender, and MA Khaleel. 2014. "Modeling of deformation behavior and texture evolution in magnesium alloy using the intermediate ?-model." International Journal of Plasticity 52:77-94.  doi:10.1016/j.ijplas.2013.06.005
  • Nyberg EA, VV Joshi, CA Lavender, DM Paxton, and D Burkes. 2014. Influence of Homogenization on the Mechanical Properties and Microstructure of the U-10Mo AlloyPNNL-23348, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Tabei A, S Ahzi, D Li, CA Lavender, and H Garmestani. 2014. "Effects of Morphology and Geometry of Inclusions on Two-Point Correlation Statistics in Two Phase Composites." International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Multiscale Mechanics 3(1):1-17.  doi:10.1504/IJTAMM.2014.069444

2013

  • Joshi VV, CA Lavender, VS Moxson, VA Duz, EA Nyberg, and KS Weil. 2013. "Development of Ti-6Al-4V and Ti-1Al-8V-5Fe Alloys Using Low-Cost TiH2, Powder Feedstock." Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance 22(4):995-1003.  doi:10.1007/s11665-012-0386-x
  • Lavender CA, DM Paxton, MT Smith, A Soulami, VV Joshi, and D Burkes. 2013. Concept Feasibility Report for Using Co-Extrusion to Bond Metals to Complex Shapes of U-10MoPNNL-23045, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Li D, VV Joshi, CA Lavender, MA Khaleel, and S Ahzi. 2013. "Yield asymmetry design of magnesium alloys by integrated computational materials engineering." Computational Materials Science 79:448-455.  doi:10.1016/j.commatsci.2013.06.045
  • Li D, VV Joshi, CA Lavender, MA Khaleel, and S Ahzi. 2013. "Yield Asymmetry Design of Magnesium Alloys by Integrated Computational Materials Engineering." Computational Materials Science 79:448-455.  doi:10.1016/j.commatsci.2013.06.045
  • Nyberg EA, VV Joshi, CA Lavender, DM Paxton, and D Burkes. 2013. The Influence of Casting Conditions on the Microstructure of As-Cast U-10Mo Alloys: Characterization of the Casting Process BaselinePNNL-23049, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 

2012

  • Joshi VV, EA Nyberg, A Soulami, DJ Edwards, AZ Chua, and CA Lavender. 2012. "In-Plane Compression and Tensile Testing of AZ31B Sheet and their Deformation Mechanisms." In 9th International Conference on Magnesium Alloys and their Applications, July 8-12, 2012, Vancouver, BC, Canada, ed. WJ Poole and KU Kainer.  TMS, Warrendale, PA. 
  • Nyberg EA, VV Joshi, CA Lavender, and D Burkes. 2012. Summary of Compression Testing of U-10MoPNNL-21932, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 

2010

2009

  • Weil KS, Y Hovanski, and CA Lavender. 2009. "Effects of TiCl4 Purity on the Sinterability of Armstrong-Processed Ti Powder." Journal of Alloys and Compounds 473(1-2):L39-L43. 
  • Hovanski Y, KS Weil, and CA Lavender. 2009. "Developments in Die Pressing Strategies for Low-Cost Titanium Powders ." In TMS 2009 138th Annual Meeting & Exhibition: Supplemental Proceedings, Volume 1: Materials Processing and Properties, vol. 1, pp. 549-556.  Minteral, Metals & Materials Society, Warrendale, PA. 

2008

  • Hong S, Y Hovanski, CA Lavender, and KS Weil. 2008. "Investigation of Die Stress Profiles during Powder Compaction using Instrumented Die." Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance 17(3):382-386.  doi:10.1007/s11665-008-9229-1
  • Hovanski Y, CA Lavender, and KS Weil. 2008. "Evaluation of the Pressing Characteristics of Commercially Pure Titanium Using an Instrumented Double Acting Die ." Chapter 7 in Advances in Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials: Proceedings of the 2008 World Congress on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials, vol. III, pp. 199-208.  Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF), Princeton, NJ. 
  • Lavender CA, S Hong, MT Smith, RT Johnson, and D Lahrman. 2008. "THE EFFECT OF LASER SHOCK PEENING ON THE LIFE AND FAILURE MODE OF A COLD PILGER DIE." Journal of Materials Processing Technology 204(1-3):486-491. 

2007

  • Hong S, and CA Lavender. 2007. "Tailoring of mechanical properties of hydroformed aluminum tubes." Journal of Materials Processing Technology 189(1-3):477-482.  doi:10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2007.02.017

2005

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