内容简介：本报告主要介绍SiC涂层在核燃料粒子的应用以及核燃料熔覆的SiC / SiC复合材料的应用。通过实验和热力学计算，探究了碳化硅涂层的裂变产物释放机理。同时，研究了高温处理后的SiC涂料的力学性能，包括蒸汽氧化或质子辐照。采用x射线断层扫描技术研究了机械载荷作用下SiC / SiC复合材料的裂纹扩展，这样有助于提高复合材料力学性能的SiC / SiC复合材料。
Ping Xiao is currently a professor of Materials Science and Director of Internationalisation for School of Materials. He joined University of Manchester, Materials Science Centre as a Lecturer in 2001, then became Senior Lecturer in 2003, Reader in 2005, and Professor in 2008. Ping Xiao did his undergraduate and postgraduate study of Chemistry in Jilin University, P. R. China. He went to Oxford University to study Materials Science for DPhil since 1989, and became a postdoctoral research fellow in Oxford since 1993. Then he joined Brunel University as a Lecturer since 1996, and became Senior Lecturer in 2000.
Professor Ping Xiao’s research areas covers 1) thermal barrier coatings and environmental barrier coatings for aero-engine applications; 2) ceramic coatings and ceramic composites for nuclear applications; 3) development of coatings and composites for application in harsh environments. His research team has been collaborating extensively with industry including Rolls-Royce, ALSTOM Power, BP, Morgan Advanced Materials, Bawtry Carbon International and Beijing Institute of Aeronautical materials, China.
Prof. Ping Xiao has been a member of Coatings and Surface Treatment Committee, Institute of Materials, Mining and Minerals (IOM3), UK for more than 10 years, and also an editorial member of Journal of Nanomaterials, Advance in Applied Ceramics and Chinese Surface Engineering for more than 10 years. Recently he has become an editorial member of Chinese Journal of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
1. Chen, Y., Zhao, X., Dang, Y., Xiao, P*., Curry, N., Markocsan, N. & Nylen, P., Characterization and understanding of residual stresses in a Ni Co Cr Al Y bond coat for thermal barrier coating application, Acta Materialia. 94, p. 1-14 (2015).
2. Xin Geng, Fan Yang, Yiqiang Chen, Xiaoxiao, Xiangli Zhong, Ping Xiao*, Silver assisted crack healing in Si C, Acta Materialia 105 (2016) 121-129.
3. Zeng, Y., Wang, D., Xiong, X., Zhang, X., Withers, P., Sun, W., Smith, M., Bai, M. & Xiao*, Highly ablation resistant Zr0.8Ti0.2C0.74B0.26 carbide for extremely oxidizing environments up to 3000ºC, Nature Communication, accepted 2017.