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List of arXiv manuscripts here
  1. F. Han, X. Luo, Q. Liu, Z. Hou, K. Marthinsen, G.L. Wu, C. Hatzoglou, P. Kontis and X. Huang, The effect of grain size and rolling reduction on microstructure evolution and annealing hardening response of a Mg-3Gd alloy, Journal of Magnesium and Alloys (2023) In press (DOI).

  2. S. Antonov, A. DesprésC. Mayer, G. Martin and P. Kontis, Boron trapping at dislocations in an additively manufactured polycrystalline superalloy, Materialia 30 (2023) 101801 (DOI-Open Access).

  1. J. Xu, P. Kontis, R. Peng and J.J. Moverare, Modelling of additive manufacturability of nickel-based superalloys for laser powder bed fusion, Acta Materialia 240 (2022) 118307 (DOI).

  2. M. Durand, J. Cormier, F. Paumier, S. Katnagallu, A. Saksensa, P. Kontis, F. Pettinari-Sturmel, M. Hantcherli, J.-M. Franchet, C. Dumont and N. Bozzolo, Chemical redistribution and change in crystal lattice parameters during stress relaxation annealing of the AD730TM superalloy, Acta Materialia 237 (2022) 118141 (DOI).

  3. A. Saksena, D. Kubacka, B. Gault, E. Spiecker, P. Kontis, The effect of γ matrix channel width on the compositional evolution in a multi-component nickel-based superalloy, Scripta Materialia 219 (2022) 114853 (DOI).

  4. H. Bishara, P. Kontis, G. Dehm, J. M. Schneider and S. Evertz, Effect of hybridization in PdAlY-(Ni/Au/Ir) metallic glasses thin films on electrical resistivity, Scripta Materialia 214 (2022) 114681 (DOI-Open Access).

  5. S. Joseph, P. Kontis, Y. Chang, Y. Shi, D. Raabe, D. Dye and B. Gault, A cracking oxygen story: a new view of stress corrosion cracking in titanium alloys, Acta Materialia 227 (2022) 117687 (DOI).

  1. A. Després, S. Antonov, C. Mayer, M. Veron, Edgar F. Rauch, C. Tassin, J.-J. Blandin, P. Kontis and Guilhem Martin, Revealing the true partitioning character of zirconium in additively manufactured polycrystalline superalloys, Additive Manufacturing Letters 1 (2021) 100011 (DOI-Open Access).

  2. Y. Wu, D. Cao, Y. Yao, G. Zhang, J. Wang, L. Liu, F. Li, H. Fan, X. Liu, H. Wang, X. Wang, H. Zhu, S. Jiang, P. Kontis, D. Raabe, B. Gault, and Z. Lu, Substantially enhanced plasticity of bulk metallic glasses by densifying local atomic packing, Nature Communications 12 (2021) Article number: 6582 (DOI-Open Access).

  3. A. Després, S. Antonov, C. Mayer, C. Tassin, J.-J. Blandin, P. Kontis and Guilhem Martin, On the role of boron, carbon and zirconium on hot cracking and creep resistance of additively manufactured polycrystalline superalloys, Materialia 19 (2021) 101193 (arXiv) (DOI)

  4. L. Lilensten., A. Kostka, S. Lartigue-Korinek, B. Gault, S. Tin, S. Antonov and P. Kontis, Partitioning of solutes at crystal defects in borides after creep and annealing in a polycrystalline superalloy, JOM 73 (2021) 2293–2302 (DOI).

  5. F.F. Dear, P. Kontis, B.Gault, J. Ilavsky, D. Rugg and D. Dye, Mechanisms of Ti3Al precipitation in hcp alpha-Ti, Acta Materialia 212 (2021) 116811 (arXiv) (DOI).

  6. L. Lilensten, S. Antonov, B. Gault, S. Tin and P. Kontis, Enhanced creep performance in a polycrystalline superalloy driven by atomic-scale phase transformation along planar faults, Acta Materialia 202 (2021) 232-242 (arXiv) (DOI).

  7. S. Katnagallu, S. Vernier, M.-A. Charpagne, B. Gault, N. Bozzolo and P. Kontis, Nucleation mechanism of hetero-epitaxial recrystallization in wrought nickel-based superalloys, Scripta Materialia 191 (2021) 7-11 (DOI).

  8. P. Kontis, Interactions of solutes with crystal defects: A new dynamic design parameter for advanced alloys, Scripta Materialia (Viewpoint) 194 (2021) 113626 (DOI)

  1. D.M. Collins, N. D'Souza, C. Panwisawas, C. Papadaki, G.D. West and P. Kontis, Spinodal decomposition versus classical gamma-prime nucleation in a nickel-base superalloy powder: An in-situ neutron diffraction and atomic-scale analysis, Acta Materialia 200 (2020) 959-970 (DOI) (arXiv).

  2. S. Antonov, Y. Zheng, J. M. Sosa, H. L. Fraser, J. Cormier, P. Kontis and B. Gault, Plasticity assisted redistribution of solutes leading to topological inversion during creep of superalloys, Scripta Materialia 186 (2020) 287-292 (DOI)

  3. A. Cervellon, S. Hémery, P. Kürnsteiner, B. Gault, P. Kontis and J. Cormier, Crack initiation mechanisms during very high cycle fatigue of Ni-based single crystal superalloys at high temperature, Acta Materialia 188 (2020) 131-144 (DOI)

  4. S. Evertz, I. Kirchlechner, R. Soler, C. Kirchlechner, P. Kontis, J. Bednarcik, B. Gault, G. Dehm, D. Raabe and J.M. Schneider, Electronic structure based design of thin film metallic glasses with superior fracture toughness, Materials & Design 186 (2020) (DOI).

  5. S. Evertz, V. Schnabel, M. Köhler, I. Kirchlechner, P. Kontis, Y.-T. Chen, R. Soler, B. N. Jaya, C. Kirchlechner, D. Music, B. Gault, J. M. Schneider, D. Raabe and G. Dehm, Review on quantum mechanically guided design of ultra-strong metallic glasses, Frontiers in Materials 7 (2020) 89 (DOI-Open Access).

  1. P. Kontis, E. Chauvet, Z. Peng, J. He, A.K. da Silva, D. Raabe, C. Tassin, J.-J. Blandin, S. Abed, R. Dendievel, B. Gault and G. Martin, Atomic-scale grain boundary engineering to overcome hot-cracking in additively-manufactured superalloys, Acta Materialia 177 (2019) 209-221 (DOI) (arXiv).

  2. L. Lilensten, S. Antonov, D. Raabe, S. Tin, B. Gault and P. Kontis, Deformation of Borides in Nickel-based Superalloys: a Study of Segregation at Dislocations, Microscopy and Microanalysis 25(2) (2019) 2538-2539 (DOI).

  3. ​J.R. Mianroodi, P. Shanthraj, P. Kontis, J. Cormier, B. Gault, B. Svendsen and D.Raabe, Atomistic phase field chemomechanical modeling of dislocation-solute-precipitate interaction in Ni-Al-Co, Acta Materialia 175 (2019) 250-261 (DOI-Open Access).

  4. F.F. Dear, P. Kontis, B. Gault, J. Ilavsky, H. Gardner, P.A.J. Bagot, M.P. Moody, D. Rugg and D Dye, Combined APT, TEM and SAXS characterisation of nanometre-scale precipitates in titanium alloys, Microscopy and Microanalysis 25(2) (2019) 2516-2517 (DOI). 

  5. P. Kontis, A. Kostka, D. Raabe and B. Gault, Influence of composition and precipitation evolution on damage at grain boundaries in a crept polycrystalline Ni-based superalloy, Acta Materialia 166 (2019) 158-167 (DOI) (arXiv).

  6. Y. Chang, W. Lu, J. Guénolé, L. Stephenson, A. Szczepaniak, P. Kontis, A. Ackerman, F. Dear, I. Mouton, X. Zhong, S. Zhang, D. Dye, C. Liebscher, D. Ponge, S. Korte-Kerzel, D. Raabe and B. Gault, Ti and its alloys as examples of cryogenic focused ion beam milling of environmentally-sensitive materials, Nature Communications 10 (2019) (DOI).

  7. I. Mouton, A. Breen, S. Wang, Y. Chang, A. Szczepaniak, P. Kontis, L. Stephenson, D. Raabe, M. Herbig, T.B. Britton and B. Gault, Quantification Challenges for Atom Probe Tomography of Hydrogen and Deuterium in Zircaloy-4, Microscopy and Microanalysis 25 (2019) 481-488 (DOI) (arXiv).

  1. Z. Lei, X.J. Liu, Y. Wu, H. Wang, S.H. Jiang, S. Wang, X.D. Hui, Y. Wu, B. Gault, P. Kontis, D. Raabe, L. Gu, Q. Zhang, H. Chen, H. Wang, J. Liu, K. An, Q. Zeng and T.G. Nieh, Enhanced strength and ductility in a high-entropy alloy via ordered oxygen complexes, Nature 563 (2018) 546–550 (DOI).

  2. X. Wu, S.K. Makineni, P. Kontis, G. Dehm, D. Raabe, B. Gault, G. Eggeler, On the segregation of Re at dislocations in the γ’ phase of Ni-based single crystal superalloys , Materialia 4 (2018) 109-114 (DOI) (arXiv).

  3. P. Kontis, M. Köhler, S. Evertz, Y.-T. Chen, V. Schnabel, R. Soler, J. Bednarick, C. Kirchlechner, G. Dehm, D. Raabe, J.M. Schneider and B. Gault, Nano-laminated thin film metallic glass design for outstanding mechanical properties, Scripta Materialia 155 (2018) 73-77 (DOI).

  4. S.K. Makineni, A. Kumar, M. Lenz, T. Meiners, P. Kontis, C.H. Zenk, S. Zaefferer, G. Eggeler, S. Neumeier, E. Spiecker, D. Raabe and B. Gault, On the diffusive phase transformation mechanism assisted by extended dislocations during creep of a single crystal CoNi-based superalloy, Acta Materialia 155 (2018) 362-371 (DOI).

  5. A. Breen, I. Mouton, W. Lu, S. Wang, A. Szczepaniak, P. Kontis, L. Stephenson, Y. Chang, A. Kwiatkowski da Silva, C. Liebscher, D. Raabe, T.B. Britton, M. Herbig and B. Gault, Atomic scale analysis of grain boundary deuteride growth front in Zircaloy-4, Scripta Materialia 156 (2018) 42-46 (DOI(arXiv).

  6. P. Kontis, Z. Li, M. Segersäll, J.J. Moverare, R.C. Reed, D. Raabe and B. Gault, The role of oxidized carbides on thermal-mechanical performance of polycrystalline superalloys, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 49 (2018)  4236-4245 (DOI).

  7. S. Hamadi, J. Delautre, J. Cormier, P. Villechaise, S. Utada, P. Kontis and Nathalie Bozzolo, Consequences of a room temperature plastic deformation during processing on the durability of a Ni-based SX superalloy, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 49 (2018) 4246-4261 (DOI).

  8. L.M. Suave, A.S. Munoz, A. Gaubert, G. Benoit, L. Marcin, P. Kontis, P. Villechaise and J. Cormier, Thin-wall debit in creep of DS200+Hf alloy, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 49 (2018) 4012-4028 (DOI).

  9. S.K. Makineni, M. Lenz, P. Kontis, Z. Li, A. Kumar, P.J. Felfer, S. Neumeier, M. Herbig, E. Spiecker, D. Raabe and B. Gault, Correlative Microscopy - Novel methods and their applications to explore 3D chemistry and structure of nanoscale lattice defects: A case study in superalloys, JOM 70(9) (2018) 1736-1743 Invited (DOI).

  10. P. Kontis, D.M. Collins, A.J. Wilkinson, R.C. Reed, D. Raabe and B. Gault, Microstructural degradation of polycrystalline superalloys from oxidized carbides and implications on crack initiation, Scripta Materialia 147 (2018) 59-63 (DOI).

  11. P. Kontis, Z. Li, D.M. Collins, J. Cormier, D. Raabe and B. Gault, The Effect of Chromium and Cobalt Segregation at Dislocations on Nickel-based Superalloys, Scripta Materialia 145 (2018) 76-80 (DOI).

  12. E. Chauvet, P. Kontis, E.A. Jägle, B. Gault, D. Raabe, C. Tassin, J.-J. Blandin, R. Dendievel, B. Vayre, S. Abed, G. Martin, Hot Cracking Mechanism Affecting a Non-weldable Ni-based Superalloy Produced by Selective Electron Beam Melting, Acta Materialia 142 (2018) 82-94 (DOI).

  13. L.T. Stephenson, A. Szczepaniak, I. Mouton, K.A.K. Rusitzka, A.J. Breen, U. Tezins, A. Sturm, D. Vogel, Y. Chang, P. Kontis, A. Rosenthal, J.D. Shepard, U. Maier, T.F. Kelly, D. Raabe and B. Gault, The Laplace project: An integrated suite for preparing and transferring atom probe samples under cryogenic and UHV conditions, PLoS ONE 13(12) (2018) (DOI(arXiv).

  1. Y. Gong, D.J. Young, P. Kontis, Y.L. Chiu, H. Larsson, A. Shin, J.M. Pearson, M.P. Moody and R.C. Reed, On the Breakaway Oxidation of Fe9Cr1Mo Steel in High Pressure CO2, Acta Materialia 130 (2017) 361-374 (DOI-Open Access).

  2. P. Kontis, E. Alabort, D. Barba, D.M. Collins, A.J. Wilkinson and R.C. Reed, On the Role of Boron on Improving Ductility in a New Polycrystalline Superalloy, Acta Materialia 124 (2017) 489-500 (DOI-Open Access).

  3. P. Kontis, S. Pedrazzini, Y. Gong, P.A.J. Bagot, M.P. Moody and R.C. Reed, The Effect of Boron on Oxide Scale Formation in a New Polycrystalline Superalloy, Scripta Materialia 127 (2017) 156-159 (DOI-Open Access).

  1. E. Alabort, P. Kontis, D. Barba, K. Dragnevski and R.C. Reed, On the Mechanism of Superplasticity in Ti-6Al-4V, Acta Materialia 105 (2016) 449-463 (DOI-Open Access).

  2. P. Kontis, H.A.M. Yusof, S. Pedrazzini, M. Danaie, K.L. Moore, P.A.J. Bagot, M.P. Moody, C.R.M. Grovenor and R.C. Reed, On the Effect of Boron on Grain Boundary Character in a New Polycrystalline Superalloy, Acta Materialia 103 (2016) 688-699 (DOI-Open Access).

  3. W.D. Summers, E. Alabort, P. Kontis, F. Hofmann and R.C. Reed, In-situ high-temperature tensile testing of a polycrystalline nickel-based superalloy, Materials at High Temperature 33 338-345 (2016) (DOI).

  1. M. Segersäll, P. Kontis, S. Pedrazzini, P.A.J. Bagot, M.P. Moody, J.J. Moverare, R.C. Reed, Thermal-Mechanical Fatigue Behaviour of a New Single Crystal Superalloy: Effects of Si and Re Alloying, Acta Materialia 95 (2015) 456-467 (DOI).

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