Center for Thermal Energy Transport under Irradiation (TETI)


Director

David Hurley


Lead Institution

Idaho National Laboratory


Class

2018-2022


Mission

To provide the foundational work necessary to accurately model and ultimately control electron- and phonon-mediated thermal transport in 5f-electron materials in extreme irradiation environments.


Research Topics

optics, phonons, thermal conductivity, nuclear, defects, magnetism and spin physics, mesoscale science, mesostructured materials


Materials Studied

Materials: metal, oxide, ceramic, actinide

Interfaces: gas/solid, solid/solid

Nanostructured Materials: None


Experimental and Theoretical Methods

X-ray diffraction and scattering, X-ray spectroscopy, neutron diffraction and scattering, neutron spectroscopy, electron microscopy, surface science, ultrafast science, molecular dynamics (MD), density functional theory (DFT), dynamical mean field theory (DMFT), monte carlo (MC), continuum modeling, mesoscale modeling, multiscale modeling


Partner Institutions

  • Air Force Research Laboratory
  • Columbia University
  • Idaho National Laboratory
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Ohio State University
  • Purdue University
  • University of Central Florida 

BES Staff Contact

Philip Wilk,  John Vetrano