Recent publications


Modelling of Radiolytic Production of HNO3 Relevant to Corrosion of a Used Fuel Container in Deep Geologic Repository Environments

R. P. Morco , J. M. Joseph, D. S. Hall , C. Medri , D. W. Shoesmith and J. C. Wren

Corros. Eng. Sci Techn. 52(S1), 141-147 (2017)

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Inverse Crevice Corrosion of Carbon Steel: Effect of Solution
Volume to Surface Area

L. Wu, D. Guo, M. Li, J. M. Joseph, James J. Noel, P. G. Keech, and J. C. Wren  

J. Electrochem. Soc. 164 (9) C539-C553 (2017)  


Effect of Ferrous Ion Concentration on the Kinetics
of Radiation-induced Iron-oxide Nanoparticle
Formation and Growth

T. I. Sutherland, C. J. Sparks, J. M. Joseph, Z. Wang, G. Whitaker, T. K. Sham and J. C. Wren

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 19, 695-708 (2017)


Mass and Charge Balance (MCB) Model Simulations of Current,
Oxide Growth and Dissolution during Corrosion of Co-Cr Alloy
Stellite-6
  

M. Momeni, M. Behazin, and J. C. Wren

J. Electrochem. Soc. 163 (3) C94-C105 (2016)  


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Combined Effect of Gamma-radiation and pH on Corrosion of Ni–Cr–Fe Alloy Inconel 600  

A. Y. Musa and J. C. Wren

Corros. Sci. 109, 1-12 (2016)


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Radiation-Induced Formation of Chromium Oxide Nanoparticles:
Role of Radical Scavengers on the Redox Kinetics and Particle Size

L. M. Alrehaily, J. M. Joseph, and J. C. Wren

J. Phys. Chem. C. 119 (28), pp 16321–1633 (2015)


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Radiation-induced Formation of Co3O4 nanoparticles from Co2+(aq): Probing the Kinetics using Radical Scavengers

L. M. Alrehaily, J. M. Joseph and J. C. Wren*

Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys. 17, 24138 (2015)


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Corrosion of Carbon Steel in the [P14666][Br] Ionic Liquid: The Effects of γ-radiation and Cover Gas

Ryan P. Morco, Ahmed Y. Musa, Mojtaba Momeni and J.C. Wren

Corros. Sci. 102, 1-15 (2016)


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The Chemical Stability of Phosphonium-based Ionic
Liquids under Gamma Irradiation

Ryan P. Morco, Jiju M. Joseph and J. Clara Wren  

RSC Adv. 5, 28570 (2015)
 


Steady-State Radiolysis of Supercritical Water: Model
Predictions and Validation  

V. Subramanian, J. M. Joseph, H. Subramanian, J. J. Noël, D. A. Guzonas and J. C. Wren

J of Nuclear Rad Sci. 2(2):021021-021021-6  (2016)
 


Low LET Radiolysis Escape Yields for Reducing Radicals and H2 in Pressurized High Temperature Water

M. Sterniczuk, P. A. Yakabuskie, J. C. Wren, J. A. Jacob, D. M. Bartels

Radiat. Phys. Chem 121, 35–42 (2016)

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publications list

2017

R. P. Morco , J. M. Joseph, D. S. Hall , C. Medri , D. W. Shoesmith and J. C. WrenModelling of Radiolytic Production of HNO3 Relevant to Corrosion of a Used Fuel Container in Deep Geologic Repository Environments, Corros. Eng. Sci Techn. 52(S1), 141-147 (2017)

L. Wu, D. Guo, M. Li, J. M. Joseph, James J. Noel, P. G. Keech, and J. C. Wren, Inverse Crevice Corrosion of Carbon Steel: Effect of Solution Volume to Surface Area, J. Electrochem. Soc. 164 (9) (2017) C539-C553

T. I. Sutherland, C. J. Sparks, J. M. Joseph, Z. Wang, G. Whitaker, T. K. Sham and J. C. Wren, Effect of Ferrous Ion Concentration on the Kinetics of Radiation-induced Iron-oxide Nanoparticle Formation and Growth. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 19 (2017), 695-708.

2016

M. Sterniczuk, P.A. Yakabuskie, J.C. Wren, J.A. Jacob, D.M. Bartels, Low LET radiolysis escape yields for reducing radicals and H2 in pressurized high temperature water, Rad. Phys. Chem. 121 (2016) 35-42

R.P. Morco, A.Y. Musa, M. Momeni, and J.C. Wren, Corrosion of Carbon Steel in the [P14666][Br] Ionic Liquid: The Effects of γ-Radiation and Cover Gas. Corros. Sci. 102 (2016) 1-15.

M. Momeni, M. Behazin, and J.C. Wren, Mass and Charge Balance (MCB) Model Simulations of Current, Oxide Growth and Dissolution during Corrosion of Co-Cr Alloy Stellite-6, J. Electrochem. Soc. 163 (2016) C64-C105.

A.Y. Musa and J.C. Wren, Combined effect of gamma-radiation and pH on corrosion of Ni–Cr–Fe alloy inconel 600, Corros. Sci. 109 (2016), 1-12

V. Subramanian, J.M. Joseph, H. Subramanian, J.J. Noël, D.A. Guzonas, J.C. Wren, Steady-State Radiolysis of Supercritical Water: Model Predictions and Validation, J. Nuclear Eng. Rad. Sci. 2 (2016) 021021.

2015

L.M. Alrehaily, J.M. Joseph, J.C. Wren, Radiation-Induced Formation of Co3O4 Nanoparticles from Co2+(aq): probing the kinetics using radical scavengers, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17 (2015) 24138 - 24150.

L.M. Alrehaily, J.M. Joseph, J.C. Wren, Radiation-Induced Formation of Chromium Oxide Nanoparticles: Role of Radical Scavengers on the Redox Kinetics and Particle Size, J. Phys. Chem. C, 119 (2015) 16321-16330.

M. Momeni and J.C. Wren. A Mechanistic Model for Oxide Growth and Dissolution during Corrosion of Cr-Containing Alloys. Faraday Discuss. 180 (2015) 113-135.

R.P. Morco, J.M. Joseph, and J.C. Wren. The Chemical Stability of Phosphonium-based Ionic Liquids under Gamma Irradiation. RSC Adv., 5 (2015) 28570-28581.

A.Y. Musa, M. Behazin, and J.C.Wren. Potentiostatic Oxide Growth Kinetics on Ni-Cr and Co-Cr Alloys: Potential and pH Dependences. Electrochim. Acta, 162 (2015) 185-197.

H. Subramanian, V. Subramanian, M. Momeni, J.J. Noël, J.M. Joseph, D.A. Guzonas, J.C. Wren, The Effect of Water Radiolysis on Corrosion in High-temperature Steam, 17th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems - Water Reactors, August 9-13, 2015, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

B. Ibrahim, D. Zagidulin, J. M. Smith, S. Ramamurthy, J. C. Wren, and D. W. Shoesmith, Radiolytic Corrosion of Cu Nuclear Waste Containers, 17th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems - Water Reactors, August 9-13, 2015, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

L. Wu, D. Guo, A. Van Belois, J.J. Noël, P.G. Keech, J.C. Wren. Radiation-Assisted Corrosion of Carbon Steel Nuclear Waste Container. 17th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems - Water Reactors, August 9-13, 2015, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

V. Subramanian, J.M. Joseph, H. Subramanian, J.J. Noel, D.A. Guzonas, J.C. Wren. Chemical Kinetic Model Calculations for Gamma-Radiolysis of Supercritical Water. Proc. The 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Water-Cooled Reactors ISSCWR-7, 15-18 March 2015, Helsinki, Finland, (2015).

J. Mauzeroll, G. Thornton, T. Rayment, V. Maurice, D. Williams, F. Heberling, P. Marcus, J.C. Wren, K. Yliniemi, R. Lindsay, S. Lyth, T. Majchrowski, H. Hussain, G. Hunt, F. Renner, G. Williams, R. Newman, G. Frankel, J. Lützenkirchen, H. Bluhm. Solid/fluid interface: general discussion. Faraday Discuss. 180 (2015) 81-96.

A. Cook, G. Frankel, A. Davenport, T. Hughes, S. Gibbon, D. Williams, H. Bluhm, V. Maurice, S. Lyth, P. Marcus, D.W. Shoesmith, J.C. Wren, J. Wharton, G. Hunt, S. Lyon, T. Majchrowski, R. Lindsay, G. Williams, B. Oller, Rico, M. Todorova, S. Nixon, S. Cheng, J. Scully, A. Wilson, F. Renner, Y.H. Chen, C. Taylor, H. Habazaki, A. Michaelides, S. Morsch, P. Visser, L. Kyhl, A. Kokalj. Corrosion control: general discussion. Faraday Discuss. 180 (2015) 543 – 576.

G. Frankel, J. Mauzeroll, G. Thornton, H. Bluhm, J. Morrison, V. Maurice, T. Rayment, D. Williams, A. Cook, G. Joshi, A. Davenport, S. Gibbon, D. Kramer, M. Acres, M. Tautschnig, H. Habazaki, P. Marcus, D.W. Shoesmith, J.C. Wren, T. Majchrowski, R. Lindsay, M. Wood, M. Todorova, J. Scully, F. Renner, A. Kokalj, C. Taylor, S. Virtanen, J. Wharton. Corrosion scales and passive films: general discussion. Faraday Discuss. 180 (2015) 205-232.

G. Frankel, G. Thornton, S, Street, T. Rayment, D. Williams, A. Cook, A. Davenport, S. Gibbon, D. Engelberg, C. Örnek, A. Mol, P. Marcus, D.W. Shoesmith, J.C. Wren, K. Yliniemi, G. Williams, S. Lyon, R. Lindsay, T. Hughes, J. Lützenkirchen. S.T. Cheng, J. Scully, S.F. Lee, R. Newman, C. Taylor, R. Springell, J. Mauzeroll, S. Virtanen, S. Heurtault, J. Sullivan. Localised corrosion: general discussion. Faraday Discuss. 180 (2015) 381-414.

2014

Z. Qin, W.-J. Cheong, P.G. Keech, J.C. Wren, and D.W. Shoesmith. Modelling Development of Acidification within Corroding Sites on Spent Fuel Surfaces. Corros. Eng. Sci. Tech. 49 (2014) 583-587

M. Behazin, J.J. Noel, and J.C. Wren. Combined Effects of pH and γ-Irradiation on the Corrosion of Co-Cr Alloy Stellite-6, Electrochim. Acta, 134 (2014) 399-410.

R. P. Morco, A. Y. Musa and J. C. Wren, The molecular structures and the relationships between the calculated molecular and observed bulk phase properties of phosphonium-based ionic liquids, Solid State Ionics, 258 (2014) 74–81.

M. Behazin, J.J. Noel, J.C. Wren. Effect of Water Radiolysis on Corrosion of Co-Cr Alloy. Proc. 19th Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference (PBNC 2014), Vancouver, Aug 24-27 (2014).

A.Y. Musa, J.C. Wren, Effect of Water Radiolysis on Corrosion of Alloy 600 at 150oC, Proc. 19th Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference (PBNC 2014), Vancouver, Aug 24-27 (2014).

2013

S. D. Pretty, A. Y. Musa and J. C. Wren, Reactions of bromide and iodide ions with silver oxide films on Ag substrates, J. Electrochem. Soc., 160 (2013) H13–H21.

L. M Alrehaily , J. M Joseph, M. C. Biesinger, D. Guzonas, J. C. Wren, Gamma-Radiolysis-Assisted Cobalt Oxide Nanoparticle Formation, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 15 (2013) 1014-1024.

L. M. Alrehaily, J. M. Joseph, A. Y. Musa, D. A. Guzonas, J. C. Wren, Gamma-radiation induced formation of chromium oxide nanoparticles from dissolved dichromate, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15 (2013) 98-107.

2012

L. Wang, K. Daub, Q. Knapp, Z. Qin, J.J. Noel, J.C. Wren. Effect of Ferrous Ions on Oxide Film Formation and Conversion on Stainless Steel. J. Electrochem. Soc., 159 (2012) C503-C512.

Q.W. Knapp, and J.C. Wren, FilM formation on Type-316L stainless steel as a function of potential: Probing the role of gamma-radiation, Electrochim. Acta, 80 (2012) 90–99.

M. Behazin, M.C. Biesinger, J.J. Noël, J.C. Wren. Comparative study of film formation on high-purity Co and Stellite-6: Probing the roles of a chromium oxide layer and gamma-radiation, Corros. Sci., 63(2012) 40–50.

L. Wang, K. Daub, Z. Qin, J.C. Wren, Effect of dissolved ferrous iron on oxide film formation on carbon steel, Electrochim. Acta, 76 (2012) 208–217.

T.J. Stockmann, J. Zhang, and J.C. Wren, Z. Ding,Hydrophobic Alkylphosphonium Ionic Liquid for Electrochemistry at Ultramicroelectrodes and Micro Liquid|Liquid Interfaces, Electrochim. Acta, 62 (2012) 8–18.

Q.W. Knapp, K. Daub, A. Musa, J.C. Wren. Radiation-Induced Corrosion of 316L Stainless Steel and Carbon Steel. Proc. Nuclear Plant Chemistry Conference, Paris, Sept. 23-27, 2012.

L.M. Alrehaily, J.M. Joseph, D. Guzonas, J.C. Wren. Formation of Chromium Oxide Nano-particles by Gamma Irradiation of Chromate Solutions. Proc. Nuclear Plant Chemistry Conference, Paris, Sept. 23-27, 2012.

M. Behazin, J.C. Wren. Radiation-Induced Corrosion on Stellite-6. Proc. Nuclear Plant Chemistry Conference, Paris, Sept. 23-27, 2012.

K. Daub, J.J. Noël, J-W. Yeon, J.C. Wren, Gamma Radiation-Induced Carbon Steel Corrosion, Transactions of the Korean Nuclear Society Conference, May 16-18 2012, Jeju, Korea.

2011

D. Fu, P.G. Keech, X.A. Sun, and J.C. Wren. Iron Oxyhydroxide Nanoparticles by Forced Hydrolysis: Dependence of Phase Composition on Solution Concentration. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13 (2011) 18523-18529.

S. Howett, J.M. Joseph, J.J. Noel, and J.C. Wren. Effect of Gamma Irradiation on Gas-Ionic Liquid and Water-Ionic Liquid Interfacial Stability. J. Col. Inter. Sci. 361 (2011) 338-350.

K. Daub, X. Zhang, L. Wang, J.J. Noel, and J.C. Wren. Oxide Growth and Conversion on Carbon Steel as a Function of Temperature over 25 and 80°C. Electrochim. Acta, 56 (2011) 6661-6672.

X. Zhang, J.C. Wren, I. Betova, and M. Bojinov. Estimation of Kinetic Parameters of the Passive State of Carbon Steel in Mildly Alkaline Solutions from EIS and XPS Data. Electrochim. Acta, 56 (2011) 5910-5918. P.A. Yakabuskie, J.M. Joseph, C. Stuart, and J.C. Wren. Long-Term Gamma-Radiolysis Kinetics of NO3- and NO2- Solutions, J. Phys. Chem. A, 115 (2011) 4270-4278.

P.A. Yakabuskie, J.M. Joseph, P.Keech, G. Botton, D. Guzonas, and J.C. Wren. Iron Oxyhydroxide Colloid Formation by Gamma-Radiolysis. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13 (2011) 7167-7175.

S.D. Pretty, P.G. Keech, X. Zhang, J.J. Noel, and J.C. Wren. Investigation of Interfacial Reaction Kinetics of I(aq) with Ag2O(s) on Ag Substrate: Determining Mass Transport and Surface Reaction Rates. Electrochim. Acta, 56 (2011) 2754-2761.

K. Daub, X. Zhang, J.J. Noël, and J.C. Wren. Gamma-Radiation-Induced Corrosion of Carbon Steel in Neutral and Mildly Basic Water at 150 C. Corros. Sci. 53 (2011) 11-16.

K. Daub, X. Zhang, J.J. Noël, J.C. Wren. Gamma-Radiation-Induced Carbon Steel Corrosion. Corrosion Issues in Nuclear Waste Storage: ECS transactions, 33 (2011) 15-24.