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    NachhaltigF: Angewandte Naturwissenschaften und Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen

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    A. Hamid, J. Sun, H. Zhang, Thomas Stirner

    Molecular dynamics simulation analysis of helium cluster growth conditions under tungsten surfaces

    Computational Materials Science, vol. 186, no. January

    2021

    DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2020.109994

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    Molecular dynamics simulations have been performed to study the effects of helium fluxes on helium cluster size underneath tungsten surfaces under bombardment of helium atoms with incident energy 30 100 eV at temperature 300 2100 K. The simulation results show that the helium cluster size depends on the magnitude of the helium flux: at a higher flux, the helium clusters on average form in smaller size in tungsten but with larger number; while the clusters form further away from the surface at a lower flux. The coalescence of He atoms and helium bubbles depends on the tungsten temperature: at elevated temperatures around 2000 K, the incident He atoms in tungsten slow down more rapidly than at 1000 K but the number of vacancies per He cluster is smaller. The incident energy has a strong effect on the retention of helium atoms: The helium retention rate increases with the incident energy, and the helium retention depends weakly on temperature in the low energy range of interest. It is also found that the surface orientation plays an important role not only in determining the depth distribution but also in determining the helium retention and cluster size: at the surface {1 1 0}, the retention rate of helium atoms is the lowest, and at the surface {1 1 1}, the clusters grow easily in the lateral direction. The present simulation results suggest that the {0 0 1} surface is favorable for fuzz growth. The results obtained in the present work provide insight to the reasons why the fuzz only grows within a certain parameter range at the atomic level.

    NachhaltigF: Angewandte Naturwissenschaften und Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen

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    H. Zhang, J. Sun, Y. Wang, Thomas Stirner, A. Hamid, C. Sang

    Study of lattice thermal conductivity of tungsten containing bubbles by molecular dynamics simulation

    Fusion Engineering and Design, vol. 161, no. December

    2020

    DOI: 10.1016/j.fusengdes.2020.112004

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    Exposed to high fluxes of helium/hydrogen isotope particles and heat, tungsten divertor plates will suffer damage thus degrading its performance such as its thermal conductivity. This paper presents a study on the effect of bubbles on the lattice thermal conductivity of tungsten at the atomic level using molecular dynamics simulations. The present study finds that empty bubbles in tungsten lead to a decrease in the lattice thermal conductivity of tungsten. Furthermore, He/D filled bubbles aggravate this decrease. The physical origin of this behavior is discussed. It is also found that the decrease in lattice thermal conductivity depends strongly on both the impurity density in the bubbles and the bubble size.

    NachhaltigF: Angewandte Naturwissenschaften und Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen

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    Thomas Stirner, Ali Hamid, J. Sun, H. Zhang, A. Jadon

    Molecular dynamics simulations of helium clustering and bubble growth under tungsten surfaces

    Computational Materials Science, vol. 163, no. June, pp. 141-147

    2019

    DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2019.03.008

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    We study the surface response of W to helium bombardment using molecular dynamics simulations. Simulations have been performed for incident helium of energy 80 eV and surface temperature 2100 K. The saturation of He retention has been observed to be high, a result of the bubbles trapping helium atoms and preventing them from diffusing to the surface and further back into the plasma. On the other hand, we have observe near-surface “cluster rupture” leading to the expulsion of helium atoms towards the vacuum. We have found that bubbles typically grow in a relatively narrow band of He/V ratios (1–3). Besides, it was observed that tungsten atoms migrated from the top surface into the bulk. The coalescence of helium bubbles has also been observed.

    NachhaltigF: Elektrotechnik und MedientechnikI: IQMA

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    L. Liu, S. Li, D. Liu, Günther Benstetter, O. Man, J. Michalicka, Y. Zhang, Y. Hong, H. Fan, W. Ni, Q. Yang, Y. Wu, Z. Bi

    The effect of O2 impurity on surface morphology of polycrystalline W during low-energy and high-flux He+ irradiation

    Fusion Engineering and Design, vol. 139, pp. 96-103

    2019

    DOI: 10.1016/j.fusengdes.2019.01.003

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    The interaction between the impurities (such as carbon, nitrogen, oxygen) and the plasma-facing materials (PFMs) can profoundly influence the performance and service of the PFMs. In this paper, we investigated the influence of oxygen (O2) impurity in the helium radio frequency (RF) plasma on the surface morphology of polycrystalline tungsten (W) irradiated at the surface temperature of 1450 ± 50 K and the ion energy of 100 eV. The pressure ratio of O2 to He (R) in RF source varied from 4.0 × 10−6 to 9.0 × 10-2. The total irradiation flux and fluence were ˜1.2 × 1022 ions·m-2·s-1 and ˜1.0 × 1026 ions·m-2, respectively. After He+ irradiation, the specimen surface morphology was observed by scanning electron microscopy. It was found that with increasing R from 4.0 × 10−6 to 9.0 × 10-2 the thickness of nano-fuzz layer at the W surface was thinner and thinner, accompanied by the formation of rod-like structures. The erosion yield increased from 5.2 × 10-4 to 2.3 × 10-2 W/ion when R varied from 4.0 × 10-6 to 9.0 × 10-2. The X-ray diffraction analysis shows that tungsten oxides were formed at the near surface of specimens when R exceeded 1.8 × 10-2. The erosion yield measurements revealed that in addition to surface physical sputtering process, the chemical erosion process could occur due to the interaction between oxygen-containing species and W at the surface. The results indicated that the presence of O2 impurity in He plasma can obviously affect the surface microstructure of W. The study suggested that O2 impurity can effectively reduce the growth of nano-fuzz structures.

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    A. Al Lily, J. Foland, D. Stoloff, A. Gogus, I. Erguvan, M. Awshar, J. Tondeur, M. Hammond, I. Venter, P. Jerry, A. Oni, Y. Liu, R. Badosek, López de la Madrid, M.C., E. Mazzoni, D. Vlachopoulos, H. Lee, K. Kinley, M. Kalz, U. Sambuu, T. Bushnaq, N. Pinkwart, N. Adedokun-Shittu, P.-O. Zander, K. Oliver, L. Teixeira Pombo, J. Balaban Sali, S. Gregory, S. Tobgay, M. Joy, J. Elen, Odeh Helal Jwaifell, M., M.N.H.M. Said, Y. Al-Saggaf, A. Naaji, J. White, K. Jordan, J. Gerstein, İ. Umit Yapici, C. Sanga, P. Nleya, B. Sbihi, M. Rocha Lucas, V. Mbarika, S. Schön, L. Sujo-Montes, M. Santally, P. Häkkinen, A. Al Saif, Andreas Gegenfurtner, S. Schatz, V. Padilla Vigil, C. Tannahill, S. Padilla Partida, Z. Zhang, K. Charalambous, A. Moreira, M. Coto, et al.

    Academic domains as political battlegrounds

    A global enquiry by 99 academics in the fields of education and technology

    Information Development, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 270-288

    2017

    DOI: 10.1177/0266666916646415

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    This article theorizes the functional relationship between the human components (i.e., scholars) and non-human components (i.e., structural configurations) of academic domains. It is organized around the following question: in what ways have scholars formed and been formed by the structural configurations of their academic domain? The article uses as a case study the academic domain of education and technology to examine this question. Its authorship approach is innovative, with a worldwide collection of academics (99 authors) collaborating to address the proposed question based on their reflections on daily social and academic practices. This collaboration followed a three-round process of contributions via email. Analysis of these scholars’ reflective accounts was carried out, and a theoretical proposition was established from this analysis. The proposition is of a mutual (yet not necessarily balanced) power (and therefore political) relationship between the human and non-human constituents of an academic realm, with the two shaping one another. One implication of this proposition is that these non-human elements exist as political ‘actors’, just like their human counterparts, having ‘agency’ – which they exercise over humans. This turns academic domains into political (functional or dysfunctional) ‘battlefields’ wherein both humans and non-humans engage in political activities and actions that form the identity of the academic domain.

    F: Elektrotechnik und MedientechnikI: IQMA

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    Y. Liu, J. Zhang, D. Liu, T. Ma, Günther Benstetter

    A triangular section magnetic solenoid filter for removal of macro- and nano-particles from pulsed graphite cathodic vacuum arc plasmas

    Surface & Coatings Technology, vol. 200, no. 7, pp. 2243-2248

    2005

    DOI: 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2004.09.032

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    A novel magnetic filter with the triangular section has been designed to remove the macro- and nano-particles from the pulsed cathodic arc plasmas utilized to prepare the tetrahedral amorphous carbon (ta-C) films. The macro- and nano-particles at the surfaces of ta-C films were observed using an optical microscope and an atomic force microscope. The filter was found to be very effective in removing the macro- and nano-particles due to its zigzag-type inner surface structure. Particles that collided with the inner surface of the filter were reflected along the direction opposite to the plasma beam, and therefore separated from the arc plasma. The effect of arc current on the filter efficiency has also been investigated.

    F: Elektrotechnik und MedientechnikI: IQMA

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    D. Liu, J. Zhang, Y. Liu, J. Xu, Günther Benstetter

    Growth processes and surface properties of diamondlike carbon films

    Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 97

    2005

    DOI: 10.1063/1.1890446

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    In this study, we compare the deposition processes and surface properties of tetrahedral amorphous carbon (ta-C) films from filtered pulsed cathodic arc discharge (PCAD) and hydrogenated amorphous carbon (a-C:H) films from electron cyclotron resonance (ECR)-plasma source ion implantation. The ion energy distributions (IEDs) of filtered-PCAD at various filter inductances and Ar gas pressures were measured using an ion energy analyzer. The IEDs of the carbon species in the absence of background gas and at low gas pressures are well fitted by shifted Maxwellian distributions. Film hardness and surface properties show a clear dependence on the IEDs. ta-C films with surface roughness at an atomic level and thin (0.3–0.9 nm) graphitelike layers at the filmsurfaces were deposited at various filter inductances in the highly ionized plasmas with the full width at half maximum ion energy distributions of 9–16 eV. The a-C:H filmsdeposited at higher H/C ratios of reactive gases were covered with hydrogen and sp3 bonded carbon-enriched layers due to the simultaneous interaction of hydrocarbon species and atomic hydrogen. The effects of deposited species and ion energies on filmsurface properties were analyzed. Some carbon species have insufficient energies to break the delocalized π(nC)bonds at the graphitelike filmsurface, and they can govern filmformation via surface diffusion and coalescence of nuclei. Dangling bonds created by atomic hydrogen lead to uniform chemisorption of hydrocarbon species from the ECR plasmas. The deposition processes of ta-C and a-C:H films are discussed on the basis of the experimental results.

    F: Elektrotechnik und MedientechnikI: IQMA

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    D. Liu, Günther Benstetter, W. Wang, J. Zhang

    Effect of pressure on the deposition of hydrogen-free amorphous carbon and carbon nitride films by the pulsed cathodic arc discharge method

    Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A, vol. 22

    2004

    DOI: 10.1116/1.1798691

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    Hydrogen-free amorphous carbon and carbon nitride films were deposited using the pulsed cathodic arc discharge at different argon and nitrogen pressures. The surface and mechanical properties of these films were found to strongly depend on the gas pressure. The tetrahedral amorphous carbon and hard films with smooth surfaces (rms roughness: ) were prepared at lower gas pressures. Incorporation of an increasing amount of nitrogen in films caused a decrease in filmhardness. All the films were covered with the thin graphite-like surface layers. The filmhardness was correlated to the soft surface layer thickness, and the films with thinner surface layers exhibit higher hardness. The mean energies of pulsed plasma beams were measured as the functions of argon and nitrogen pressures. The mean energies of plasma beams decrease in an exponential fashion with increasing gas pressure due to the carbon ion collisions with the neutral gas species. The effects of mean energies of deposited species on the filmdeposition were explained in terms of the thermal spike migration of surface atoms. The formation of graphite-like surface layers is associated with the low-energy deposition process. The low-energy species diffusing on filmsurface lead to the formation of graphite-like films with plenty of grains. The higher-energy species may produce the strong thermal spike at filmsurface, and contribute to the formation of bonded structure at a bonded matrix.

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    D. Liu, Günther Benstetter, Edgar Lodermeier, J. Zhang, Y. Liu, J. Vancea

    Filtered pulsed carbon cathodic arc: plasma and amorphous carbon properties

    Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 95, pp. 7624-7631

    2004

    DOI: 10.1063/1.1753081

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    The carbonplasma ion energies produced by the filtered pulsed cathodic arc discharge method were measured as a function of filter inductance. The energy determination is based on the electro-optical time-of-flight method. The average ion energies of the pulsed ion beams were found to depend upon the rise time and duration of pulsed arc currents, which suggests that a gain of ion kinetic energy mainly arises from the electric plasma field from the ambipolar expansion of both electrons and ions, and an electron drag force because of the high expansion velocity of the electrons. The tetrahedral amorphous carbon (ta-C) films with a sp3 fraction of ∼70% were deposited on silicon substrates at the average ion energies of >6 eV in the highly ionized plasmas. The ta-C films were found to be covered with a few graphitelike atomic layers. The surfaceproperties of ultrathin carbonfilms, such as nanoscale friction coefficients, surface layer thickness, and silicon contents were strongly dependent on the ion energies. The growth of amorphous carbonfilms was explained in terms of the thermal spike migration of surfacecarbon atoms. In terms of this model, the thermal spike provides the energy required to release surface atoms from their metastable positions and leads to the formation of the sp3 bonded carbon on a sp3 bonded matrix. The experimental results indicate that the low-energy (<3 eV)carbon ions have insufficient energies to cause the rearrangement reaction within the film and they form graphitelike structures at filmsurface.

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    D. Liu, Günther Benstetter, Edgar Lodermeier, X. Chen, J. Ding, Y. Liu, J. Zhang, T. Ma

    Surface and structural properties of ultrathin diamond-like carbon coatings

    Diamond and Related Materials, vol. 12, pp. 1594-1600

    2003

    DOI: 10.1016/S0925-9635(03)00248-6

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    Nanoscale wear resistance, friction, and electrical conduction tests using atomic force microscope (AFM) have been conducted on ultrathin diamond-like carbon (DLC) coatings, including tetrahedral amorphous carbon (ta-C) deposited using pulsed cathodic arc (PCA) and filtered-PCA, and hydrogenated amorphous carbon (a-C:H) deposited using electron cyclotron resonance—chemical vapor deposition (ECR-CVD). The low-resistant layers at the surfaces of these thin DLC coatings were revealed by AFM-based nanowear tests. Their thickness is mainly determined by the deposition methods and does not show an obvious variation with the coating thickness decreasing from tens of nm to a few nm. The ∼3 nm ta-C coatings from PCA and filtered-PCA deposition were found to have the stable bulk structure beneath the thin (0.3–0.95 nm) surface layers. The ∼3 nm a-C:H coating from ECR-CVD had the extremely low load-carrying capacity and exhibited the evidence of coating delamination, which can be related to the thicker (1.5±0.1 nm) soft surface layers of a-C:H coatings. The results from conducting-AFM measurements indicate that a-C:H coatings have H and sp3 C enrichment surface layers while the soft surface layers of ta-C coatings have graphite-like structure. The nanoscale friction coefficients of these thin ta-C and a-C:H coatings were compared by AFM-based lateral force microscope. The lower friction coefficient of ta-C coatings can be attributed to the existence of graphite-like surface structure.