Michael Cooper

    Dr. Michael Cooper, after completion of his studies with us, has taken a position at Los Alamos National Lab and can be contacted at cooper_m@lanl.gov


    The following provides a list of Michael’s publications whilst with the group, for a current list of his publications please refer to his Google scholar page.

    • M.W.D.Cooper, S.T. Murphy, M.J.D. Rushton and R.W. Grimes, “Thermophysical properties and oxygen transport in the (Ux,Pu1-x)O2 lattice”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 461 (2015) 206–214. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2015.03.024
    • M.J. Qin, M.W.D. Cooper, E.Y. Kuo, M.J.D. Rushton, R.W. Grimes, G.R. Lumpkin and S.C. Middleburgh, “Thermal conductivity and energetic recoils in UO2 using a many-body potential model”, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 26 (2014) 495401. doi:10.1088/0953–8984/26/49/495401
    • S.T. Murphy, M.W.D. Cooper and R.W. Grimes, “Point defects and non-stoichiometry in thoria”, Solid State Ionics 267 (2014) 80–87. doi:10.1016/j.ssi.2014.09.017
    • M.W.D. Cooper, S.T. Murphy, P.C.M Fossati, M.J.D. Rushton and R.W. Grimes, “Thermophysical and anion diffusion properties of (Ux,Th1-x)O2”, Proceedings of the Royal Society A 470 (2014) 20140427. doi:10.1098/rspa.2014.0427
    • M.W.D. Cooper, S.C. Middleburgh and R.W. Grimes, “Vacancy mediated cation migration in uranium dioxide: The influence of cluster configuration”, Solid State Ionics 266 (2014) 68–72. doi:10.1016/j.ssi.2014.08.010
    • M.W.D. Cooper, S.C. Middleburgh and R.W. Grimes, “Swelling due to the partition of soluble fission products between the grey phase and uranium dioxide”, Progress in Nuclear Energy 72 (2014) 33–37. doi:10.1016/j.pnucene.2013.09.006
    • M.W.D. Cooper, M.J.D. Rushton and R.W. Grimes, “A many-body potential approach to modelling the thermomechanical properties of actinide oxides” Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 26 (2014) 105401. doi:10.1088/0953–8984/26/10/105401
    • M.W.D. Cooper, D.J. Gregg, Y. Zhang, G.J. Thorogood, G.R. Lumpkin, R.W. Grimes, S.C. Middleburgh, “Formation of (Cr, Al) UO4 from doped UO2 and its influence on partition of soluble fission products”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 443 (2013) 236. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2013.07.038
    • M.W.D. Cooper, S.C. Middleburgh and R.W. Grimes, “Partition of soluble fission products between the grey phase, ZrO2 and uranium dioxide”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 438 238–245 (2013). doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2013.02.082