1. M. W. Owen, M. J. D. Rushton, L. J. Evitts, A. Claisse, M. Puide, W. E. Lee, and S. C. Middleburgh, “Diffusion in doped and undoped amorphous zirconia”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 555 (2021) 153108. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2021.153108
  2. I. Ipatova, G. Greaves, S. Pacheco-Gutiérrez, S. C. Middleburgh, M. J. D. Rushton, and E. Jimenez-Melero, “In-situ TEM investigation of nano-scale helium bubble evolution in tantalum-doped tungsten at 800°C”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 550 (2021) 152910. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2021.152910
  3. H. Liu, L. Messina, A. Claisse, S. C. Middleburgh, T. Schuler, and P. Olsson, “Accommodation and diffusion of Nd in uranium silicide - U3Si2”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 547 (2021) 152794. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2021.152794
  4. D. R. Costa, M. Hedberg, S. C. Middleburgh, J. Wallenius, P. Olsson, and D. A. Lopes, “Oxidation of UN/U2N3-UO2 composites: an evaluation of UO2 as an oxidation barrier for the nitride phases”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 544 (2021) 152700. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2020.152700
  5. E. J. Pickering, A. W. Carruthers, P. J. Barron, S. C. Middleburgh, D. E. J. Armstrong, and A. S. Gandy, “High-Entropy Alloys for Advanced Nuclear Applications”, Entropy, 23 (2021) 98. doi:10.3390/e23010098 (Cites: 1)
  6. N. B. A. Thompson, S. C. Middleburgh, L. J. Evitts, M. R. Gilbert, M. C. Stennett, and N. C. Hyatt, “Short communication on further elucidating the structure of amorphous U2O7 by extended X-ray absorption spectroscopy and DFT simulations”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 542 (2020) 152476. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2020.152476 (Cites: 4)
  7. D. R. Costa, M. Hedberg, S. C. Middleburgh, J. Wallenius, P. Olsson, and D. A. Lopes, “UN microspheres embedded in UO2 matrix: An innovative accident tolerant fuel”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 540 (2020) 152355. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2020.152355 (Cites: 7)
  8. M. J. Qin, S. C. Middleburgh, M. W. D. Cooper, M. J. D. Rushton, M. Puide, E. Y. Kuo, R. W. Grimes, and G. R. Lumpkin, “Thermal conductivity variation in uranium dioxide with gadolinia additions”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 540 (2020) 152258. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2020.152258 (Cites: 1)
  9. J. Turner, F. Martini, J. Buckley, G. Phillips, S. C. Middleburgh, and T. J. Abram, “Synthesis of candidate advanced technology fuel: Uranium diboride (UB2) via carbo/borothermic reduction of UO2”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 540 (2020) 152388. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2020.152388 (Cites: 1)
  10. M. Reyes, R. D. Aughterson, D. J. Gregg, S. C. Middleburgh, N. J. Zaluzec, P. Huai, C. Ren, and G. R. Lumpkin, “Ion beam irradiation of ABO 4 compounds with the fergusonite, monazite, scheelite, and zircon structures”, J Am Ceram Soc, 103 (2020) 5502–5514. doi:10.1111/jace.17288
  11. J. Turner, S. Middleburgh, and T. Abram, “A high density composite fuel with integrated burnable absorber: U3Si2-UB2”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 529 (2020) 151891. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2019.151891 (Cites: 2)
  12. S. C. Middleburgh, W. E. Lee, and M. J. D. Rushton, “Ceramics in the nuclear fuel cycle”, in Advanced Ceramics for Energy Conversion and Storage, Elsevier, 2020, 63–87. doi:10.1016/b978-0-08-102726-4.00002-8
  13. D. Bowden, J. Ward, S. Middleburgh, S. de Moraes Shubeita, E. Zapata-Solvas, T. Lapauw, J. Vleugels, K. Lambrinou, W. E. Lee, M. Preuss, and P. Frankel, “The stability of irradiation-induced defects in Zr3AlC2, Nb4AlC3 and (Zr0.5,Ti0.5)3AlC2 MAX phase-based ceramics”, Acta Materialia, 183 (2020) 24–35. doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2019.10.049 (Cites: 12)
  14. L. J. Evitts, S. C. Middleburgh, E. Kardoulaki, I. Ipatova, M. J. D. Rushton, and W. E. Lee, “Influence of boron isotope ratio on the thermal conductivity of uranium diboride (UB2) and zirconium diboride (ZrB2)”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 528 (2020) 151892. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2019.151892 (Cites: 8)
  15. S. C. Middleburgh, I. Ipatova, L. J. Evitts, M. J. D. Rushton, B. Assinder, R. W. Grimes, and W. E. Lee, “Evidence of excess oxygen accommodation in yttria partially-stabilized zirconia”, Scripta Materialia, 175 (2020) 7–10. doi:10.1016/j.scriptamat.2019.08.040 (Cites: 2)
  16. I. Ipatova, R. W. Harrison, S. E. Donnelly, M. J. D. Rushton, S. C. Middleburgh, and E. Jimenez-Melero, “Void evolution in tungsten and tungsten-5wt.% tantalum under in-situ proton irradiation at 800 and 1000 °C”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 526 (2019) 151730. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2019.07.030 (Cites: 6)
  17. H. Liu, A. Claisse, S. C. Middleburgh, and P. Olsson, “Choosing the correct strong correlation correction for U3Si2: Influence of magnetism”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 527 (2019) 151828. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2019.151828 (Cites: 4)
  18. D. A. Andersson, X.-Y. Liu, B. Beeler, S. C. Middleburgh, A. Claisse, and C. R. Stanek, “Corrigendum to “Density functional theory calculations of self- and Xe diffusion in U3Si2” [J. Nucl. Mater. 515 (2019) 312–325]”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 518 (2019) 462–465. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2019.03.038 (Cites: 1)
  19. D. A. Lopes, T. L. Wilson, V. Kocevski, E. E. Moore, T. M. Besmann, E. Sooby Wood, J. T. White, A. T. Nelson, S. C. Middleburgh, and A. Claisse, “Experimental and computational assessment of U Si N ternary phases”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 516 (2019) 194–201. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2019.01.008 (Cites: 2)
  20. D. J. M. King, S. T. Y. Cheung, S. A. Humphry-Baker, C. Parkin, A. Couet, M. B. Cortie, G. R. Lumpkin, S. C. Middleburgh, and A. J. Knowles, “High temperature, low neutron cross-section high-entropy alloys in the Nb-Ti-V-Zr system”, Acta Materialia, 166 (2019) 435–446. doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2019.01.006 (Cites: 16)
  21. D. A. Andersson, X.-Y. Liu, B. Beeler, S. C. Middleburgh, A. Claisse, and C. R. Stanek, “Density functional theory calculations of self- and Xe diffusion in U3Si2”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 515 (2019) 312–325. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2018.12.021 (Cites: 21)
  22. M. J. D. Rushton, I. Ipatova, L. J. Evitts, W. E. Lee, and S. C. Middleburgh, “Stoichiometry deviation in amorphous zirconium dioxide”, RSC Adv., 9 (2019) 16320–16327. doi:10.1039/C9RA01865D (Cites: 5)
  23. P. A. Burr, E. Kardoulaki, R. Holmes, and S. C. Middleburgh, “Defect evolution in burnable absorber candidate material: Uranium diboride, UB2”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 513 (2019) 45–55. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2018.10.039 (Cites: 10)
  24. T. L. Wilson, E. E. Moore, D. Adorno Lopes, V. Kocevski, E. Sooby Wood, J. T. White, A. T. Nelson, J. W. McMurray, S. C. Middleburg, P. Xu, and T. M. Besmann, “Uranium nitride-silicide advanced nuclear fuel: higher efficiency and greater safety”, Advances in Applied Ceramics, 117 (2018) s76–s81. doi:10.1080/17436753.2018.1521607 (Cites: 12)
  25. E. G. Obbard, K. D. Johnson, P. A. Burr, D. A. Lopes, D. J. Gregg, K.-D. Liss, G. Griffiths, N. Scales, and S. C. Middleburgh, “Anisotropy in the thermal expansion of uranium silicide measured by neutron diffraction”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 508 (2018) 516–520. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2018.04.049 (Cites: 7)
  26. D. J. M. King, S. C. Middleburgh, P. A. Burr, T. M. Whiting, P. C. Fossati, and M. R. Wenman, “Density functional theory study of the magnetic moment of solute Mn in bcc Fe”, Phys. Rev. B, 98 (2018). doi:10.1103/physrevb.98.024418 (Cites: 6)
  27. D. J. M. King, P. A. Burr, S. C. Middleburgh, T. M. Whiting, M. G. Burke, and M. R. Wenman, “The formation and structure of Fe-Mn-Ni-Si solute clusters and G-phase precipitates in steels”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 505 (2018) 1–6. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2018.03.050 (Cites: 16)
  28. J. Ward, S. Middleburgh, M. Topping, A. Garner, D. Stewart, M. W. Barsoum, M. Preuss, and P. Frankel, “Crystallographic evolution of MAX phases in proton irradiating environments”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 502 (2018) 220–227. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2018.02.008 (Cites: 18)
  29. S. C. Middleburgh, A. Claisse, D. A. Andersson, R. W. Grimes, P. Olsson, and S. Mašková, “Solution of hydrogen in accident tolerant fuel candidate material: U3Si2”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 501 (2018) 234–237. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2018.01.018 (Cites: 17)
  30. E. Y. Kuo, M. J. Qin, G. J. Thorogood, P. Huai, C. L. Ren, G. R. Lumpkin, and S. C. Middleburgh, “Transmutation ofABO4compounds incorporating technetium-99 and caesium-137”, Modelling Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng., 25 (2017) 025011. doi:10.1088/1361-651X/aa5402 (Cites: 5)
  31. D. A. Lopes, A. Benarosch, S. Middleburgh, and K. D. Johnson, “Spark plasma sintering and microstructural analysis of pure and Mo doped U 3 Si 2 pellets”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 496 (2017) 234–241. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2017.09.037 (Cites: 18)
  32. E. Jossou, D. Oladimeji, L. Malakkal, S. Middleburgh, B. Szpunar, and J. Szpunar, “First-principles study of defects and fission product behavior in uranium diboride”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 494 (2017) 147–156. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2017.07.027 (Cites: 4)
  33. D. J. M. King, P. A. Burr, E. G. Obbard, and S. C. Middleburgh, “DFT study of the hexagonal high-entropy alloy fission product system”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 488 (2017) 70–74. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2017.02.042 (Cites: 11)
  34. J. Wright, C. Anghel, S. Middleburgh, and M. Limbäck, “Fuel hardware considerations for BWR PCI mitigation”, Top Fuel 2016: LWR Fuels with Enhanced Safety and Performance (2016) 87–96.
  35. D. Horlait, S. C. Middleburgh, A. Chroneos, and W. E. Lee, “Synthesis and DFT investigation of new bismuth-containing MAX phases”, Sci Rep, 6 (2016). doi:10.1038/srep18829 (Cites: 66)
  36. P. A. Burr, S. C. Middleburgh, and R. W. Grimes, “Solubility and partitioning of impurities in Be alloys”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 688 (2016) 382–385. doi:10.1016/j.jallcom.2016.07.014 (Cites: 2)
  37. D. J. M. King, S. C. Middleburgh, A. G. McGregor, and M. B. Cortie, “Predicting the formation and stability of single phase high-entropy alloys”, Acta Materialia, 104 (2016) 172–179. doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2015.11.040 (Cites: 161)
  38. M. J. Noordhoek, T. M. Besmann, D. Andersson, S. C. Middleburgh, and A. Chernatynskiy, “Phase equilibria in the U-Si system from first-principles calculations”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 479 (2016) 216–223. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2016.07.006 (Cites: 45)
  39. S. C. Middleburgh, R. W. Grimes, E. J. Lahoda, C. R. Stanek, and D. A. Andersson, “Non-stoichiometry in U3Si2”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 482 (2016) 300–305. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2016.10.016 (Cites: 46)
  40. H. A. Tahini, A. Chroneos, S. C. Middleburgh, U. Schwingenschlögl, and R. W. Grimes, “Ultrafast palladium diffusion in germanium”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 3 (2015) 3832–3838. doi:10.1039/c4ta06210h (Cites: 13)
  41. S. C. Middleburgh, P. A. Burr, D. J. M. King, L. Edwards, G. R. Lumpkin, and R. W. Grimes, “Structural stability and fission product behaviour in U3Si”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 466 (2015) 739–744. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2015.04.052 (Cites: 12)
  42. D. M. King, S. C. Middleburgh, L. Edwards, G. R. Lumpkin, and M. Cortie, “Predicting the Crystal Structure and Phase Transitions in High-Entropy Alloys”, JOM, 67 (2015) 2375–2380. doi:10.1007/s11837-015-1495-4 (Cites: 23)
  43. M. W. D. Cooper, S. C. Middleburgh, and R. W. Grimes, “Modelling the thermal conductivity of (U Th1−)O2 and (U Pu1−)O2”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 466 (2015) 29–35. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2015.07.022 (Cites: 47)
  44. D. J. M. King, S. C. Middleburgh, A. C. Y. Liu, H. A. Tahini, G. R. Lumpkin, and M. B. Cortie, “Formation and structure of V–Zr amorphous alloy thin films”, Acta Materialia, 83 (2015) 269–275. doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2014.10.016 (Cites: 16)
  45. P. A. Burr, S. C. Middleburgh, and R. W. Grimes, “Crystal structure, thermodynamics, magnetics and disorder properties of Be–Fe–Al intermetallics”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 639 (2015) 111–122. doi:10.1016/j.jallcom.2015.03.101 (Cites: 8)
  46. S. C. Middleburgh, D. M. King, and G. R. Lumpkin, “Atomic scale modelling of hexagonal structured metallic fission product alloys”, R. Soc. open sci., 2 (2015) 140292. doi:10.1098/rsos.140292 (Cites: 12)
  47. M. W. D. Cooper, S. C. Middleburgh, and R. W. Grimes, “Vacancy mediated cation migration in uranium dioxide: The influence of cluster configuration”, Solid State Ionics, 266 (2014) 68–72. doi:10.1016/j.ssi.2014.08.010 (Cites: 10)
  48. M. J. Qin, M. W. D. Cooper, E. Y. Kuo, M. J. D. Rushton, R. W. Grimes, G. R. Lumpkin, and S. C. Middleburgh, “Thermal conductivity and energetic recoils in UO2using a many-body potential model”, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 26 (2014) 495401. doi:10.1088/0953-8984/26/49/495401 (Cites: 23)
  49. Y. Zhang, J. Čejka, I. Karatchevtseva, M. Qin, L. Kong, K. Short, S. C. Middleburgh, and G. R. Lumpkin, “Theoretical and experimental Raman spectroscopic studies of synthetic thorutite (ThTi2O6)”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 446 (2014) 68–72. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2013.11.037 (Cites: 12)
  50. M. W. D. Cooper, S. C. Middleburgh, and R. W. Grimes, “Swelling due to the partition of soluble fission products between the grey phase and uranium dioxide”, Progress in Nuclear Energy, 72 (2014) 33–37. doi:10.1016/j.pnucene.2013.09.006 (Cites: 7)
  51. S. C. Middleburgh, D. M. King, G. R. Lumpkin, M. Cortie, and L. Edwards, “Segregation and migration of species in the CrCoFeNi high entropy alloy”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 599 (2014) 179–182. doi:10.1016/j.jallcom.2014.01.135 (Cites: 74)
  52. S. C. Middleburgh, I. Karatchevtseva, B. J. Kennedy, P. A. Burr, Z. Zhang, E. Reynolds, R. W. Grimes, and G. R. Lumpkin, “Peroxide defect formation in zirconate perovskites”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2 (2014) 15883–15888. doi:10.1039/c4ta02558j (Cites: 23)
  53. L. Kong, D. J. Gregg, I. Karatchevtseva, Z. Zhang, M. G. Blackford, S. C. Middleburgh, G. R. Lumpkin, and G. Triani, “Novel Chemical Synthesis and Characterization of CeTi2O6 Brannerite”, Inorg. Chem., 53 (2014) 6761–6768. doi:10.1021/ic500563j (Cites: 26)
  54. S. C. Middleburgh, R. E. Voskoboinikov, M. C. Guenette, and D. P. Riley, “Hydrogen induced vacancy formation in tungsten”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 448 (2014) 270–275. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2014.02.014 (Cites: 35)
  55. M. L. Fullarton, R. E. Voskoboinikov, and S. C. Middleburgh, “Hydrogen accommodation in -iron and nickel”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 587 (2014) 794–799. doi:10.1016/j.jallcom.2013.10.169 (Cites: 11)
  56. D. J. Gregg, Y. Zhang, S. C. Middleburgh, S. D. Conradson, G. Triani, G. R. Lumpkin, and E. R. Vance, “The incorporation of plutonium in lanthanum zirconate pyrochlore”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 443 (2013) 444–451. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2013.07.030 (Cites: 28)
  57. E. Y. Kuo, M. J. Qin, G. J. Thorogood, K. R. Whittle, G. R. Lumpkin, and S. C. Middleburgh, “Technetium and ruthenium incorporation into rutile TiO2”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 441 (2013) 380–389. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2013.06.022 (Cites: 15)
  58. M. L. Fullarton, M. J. Qin, M. Robinson, N. A. Marks, D. J. M. King, E. Y. Kuo, G. R. Lumpkin, and S. C. Middleburgh, “Structure, properties and formation of PuCrO3 and PuAlO3 of relevance to doped nuclear fuels”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 1 (2013) 14633. doi:10.1039/c3ta12782f (Cites: 10)
  59. Y. Zhang, I. Karatchevtseva, M. Qin, S. C. Middleburgh, and G. R. Lumpkin, “Raman spectroscopic study of natural and synthetic brannerite”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 437 (2013) 149–153. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2013.02.004 (Cites: 22)
  60. R. E. Voskoboinikov, G. R. Lumpkin, and S. C. Middleburgh, “Preferential formation of Al self-interstitial defects in γ-TiAl under irradiation”, Intermetallics, 32 (2013) 230–232. doi:10.1016/j.intermet.2012.07.026 (Cites: 12)
  61. M. W. D. Cooper, S. C. Middleburgh, and R. W. Grimes, “Partition of soluble fission products between the grey phase, ZrO2 and uranium dioxide”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 438 (2013) 238–245. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2013.02.082 (Cites: 16)
  62. Z. Zhang, S. C. Middleburgh, M. de los Reyes, G. R. Lumpkin, B. J. Kennedy, P. E. R. Blanchard, E. Reynolds, and L.-Y. Jang, “Gradual Structural Evolution from Pyrochlore to Defect-Fluorite in Y2Sn2–xZrxO7: Average vs Local Structure”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 117 (2013) 26740–26749. doi:10.1021/jp408682r (Cites: 40)
  63. M. W. D. Cooper, D. J. Gregg, Y. Zhang, G. J. Thorogood, G. R. Lumpkin, R. W. Grimes, and S. C. Middleburgh, “Formation of (Cr,Al)UO4 from doped UO2 and its influence on partition of soluble fission products”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 443 (2013) 236–241. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2013.07.038 (Cites: 10)
  64. M. J. Qin, E. Y. Kuo, K. R. Whittle, S. C. Middleburgh, M. Robinson, N. A. Marks, and G. R. Lumpkin, “Density and structural effects in the radiation tolerance of TiO2polymorphs”, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 25 (2013) 355402. doi:10.1088/0953-8984/25/35/355402 (Cites: 8)
  65. S. C. Middleburgh, G. R. Lumpkin, and D. Riley, “Accommodation, Accumulation, and Migration of Defects in Ti3 SiC2 and Ti3 AlC2 MAX Phases”, J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 96 (2013) 3196–3201. doi:10.1111/jace.12537 (Cites: 33)
  66. S. C. Middleburgh, K. P. D. Lagerlof, and R. W. Grimes, “Accommodation of Excess Oxygen in Group II Monoxides”, J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 96 (2012) 308–311. doi:10.1111/j.1551-2916.2012.05452.x (Cites: 60)
  67. S. C. Middleburgh, G. R. Lumpkin, and R. W. Grimes, “Accommodation of excess oxygen in fluorite dioxides”, Solid State Ionics, 253 (2013) 119–122. doi:10.1016/j.ssi.2013.09.020 (Cites: 25)
  68. S. C. Middleburgh, R. W. Grimes, K. H. Desai, P. R. Blair, L. Hallstadius, K. Backman, and P. Van Uffelen, “Swelling due to fission products and additives dissolved within the uranium dioxide lattice”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 427 (2012) 359–363. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2012.03.037 (Cites: 30)
  69. S. C. Middleburgh, D. C. Parfitt, R. W. Grimes, B. Dorado, M. Bertolus, P. R. Blair, L. Hallstadius, and K. Backman, “Solution of trivalent cations into uranium dioxide”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 420 (2012) 258–261. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2011.10.006 (Cites: 35)
  70. S. C. Middleburgh and R. W. Grimes, “Defects and transport processes in beryllium”, Acta Materialia, 59 (2011) 7095–7103. doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2011.07.064 (Cites: 31)
  71. S. C. Middleburgh, D. C. Parfitt, P. R. Blair, and R. W. Grimes, “Atomic Scale Modeling of Point Defects in Zirconium Diboride”, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 94 (2011) 2225–2229. doi:10.1111/j.1551-2916.2010.04360.x (Cites: 26)