Publications

2022

P. Tsavalas, A. Lagoyannis, K. Mergia, M. Axiotis, S. Harissopulos, G. Provatas, S. Fazinić, T. Tadić, A. Widdowson, M. Rubel and JET Contributors. (2022). Fuel retention and carbon deposition on beryllium marker tiles from JET tokamak main chamber limiters investigated by ion beam analysis, Nuclear Fusion (in print) [Accepted manuscript]
Theodorou, A., Syskaki, M.-A., Kotsina, Z., Axiotis, M., Apostolopoulos, G., & Fu, C.-C. (2022). Interactions between irradiation defects and nitrogen in α‐Fe: an integrated experimental and theoretical study. Acta Materialia, 239, 118227. doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2022.118227 [Accepted manuscript]
V. Chatzikos,  K. Mergia, G. Bonny, D. Terentyev, D. Papadakis, G.E. Pavlou, and S. Messoloras. (2022). Positron annihilation spectroscopy investigation of defects in neutron irradiated tungsten materials. International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials (in press) []
S. Pantousa, K. Mergia, A. Ionescu, E. Manios, S. Dellis, C. Kinane, S. Langridge, A. Caruana, U. Kentsch, and S. Messoloras. (2022). Fe+ ion irradiation effects in Fe-10at%Cr films irradiated at 300 °C. Nuclear Materials and Energy (in press) doi:10.1016/j.nme.2022.101147 []
Terentyev, D., Rieth, M., Pintsuk, G., Riesch, J., Von Muller, A., Antusch, S., Mergia, K., Gaganidze, E., Schneider, H. C., Wirtz, M., Nogami, S., Coenen, J., You, J.-H., Zinovev, A., & Van Renterghem, W. (2022). Recent progress in the assessment of irradiation effects for in-vessel fusion materials: Tungsten and copper alloys. Nuclear Fusion 62(2) https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1741-4326/ac4062 [] []
Kotsina, Z., Theodorou, A., Mitsi, E., Axiotis, M., & Apostolopoulos, G. (2022). The effect of recrystallization on the resistivity recovery of W. Journal of Nuclear Materials, 558, 153368 doi:10.1016%2Fj.jnucmat.2021.153368

2021

Mergia, K., Chatzikos, V., Manios, E., Dellis, S., Papadakis, D., Terentyev, D., Bonny, G., Dubinko, A., Stamatelatos, I.E., and Messoloras, S. (2021). Evolution of microstructure in neutron irradiated cold rolled tungsten and its correlation with mechanical properties, Fusion Engineering and Design 172, 112784 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fusengdes.2021.112784 [] []
Papadakis, D., Dellis, S., Chatzikos, V., Manios, E., Stamatelatos, I.E., Messoloras S. and  Mergia K. (2021). Neutron irradiation effects in different tungsten microstructures, Physica Scripta https://doi.org/10.1088/1402-4896/ac1eb2 []
Harissopulos, S., Andrianis, M., Axiotis, M., Lagoyannis, A., Karydas, A. G., Kotsina, Z., Laoutaris, A., Apostolopoulos, G., Theodorou, A., Zouros, T. J. M., Madesis, I., & Benis, E. P. (2021). The Tandem Accelerator Laboratory of NCSR “Demokritos”: current status and perspectives. The European Physical Journal Plus, 136(6). 10.1140/epjp/s13360-021-01596-5
Papadakis, D., Dellis, S., Mergia, K., Terentyev, D.,  Bonny, G., Dubinko, A., Van Renterghem, W., Konstantinovic, M., and Messoloras, S. The competing effects of temperature and neutron irradiation on the microstructure and mechanical properties of ITER grade tungstenFusion Engineering and Design 168, 112608. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fusengdes.2021.112608 [Preprint]
S. Dellis, Xiazi Xiao, D. Terentyev, K. Mergia , S. Krimpalis,  S. Messoloras and A.Bakaev. Mechanical properties of neutron-irradiated single crystal tungsten W(100) studied by indentation and FEM modellingJournal of Nuclear Materials 551, 152985 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2021.152985 [Preprint]
M.I. Savva, T. Vasilopoulou, I.E. Stamatelatos, K. Mergia, S. Messoloras, I. Michelakaki, Z. Ghani, C.R. Nobs, L.W. Packer and JET Contributors. (2021). Application of VERDI detectors for neutron fluence measurements during the JET 2019 Deuterium-Deuterium campaign, Fusion Engineering and Design 166, 112286 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fusengdes.2021.112286

2020

P. Tsavalas, A. Lagoyannis, K. Mergia, E. Ntemou, C. P. Lungu. (2020). Differential cross sections of the deuteron reactions on beryllium at energies and angles suitable for nuclear reaction analysisNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 479, 205-210. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2020.07.002
G. Bonny, M.I. Konstantinovic, A. Bakaeva, Y. Chao, N. Castin, K. Mergia, V. Chatzikos, S. Dellis, T. Khvan, A. Bakaev, A. Dubinko, D. Terentyev. (2020). Trends in vacancy distribution and hardness of high temperature neutron irradiated single crystal tungsten”. Acta Materialia (in press)
K. Mergia, E. O. Tsompopoulou, S. Dellis, C. H. Marrows, I. Michelakaki, C. Kinane, A. Caruana, S. Langridge, A. P. Douvalis, C. Cabet, S. Messoloras. (2020). Phase stability of Fe-5at%Cr and Fe-10at%Cr films under Fe+ ion irradiation. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 32, 185702. https://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1361-648X/ab69a1
Vassilios Ioannou-Sougleridis, Stamatios Alafakis, Nikolaos Vouroutzis, Konstantina Mergia, Athanassios Speliotis, and Dimitrios Skarlatos. (2020). Degradation of Pt-Al2O3-Ge Metal oxide semiconductor structures due to Pt-Al2O3 induced reactionsJournal of Solid State Science and Technology 9, 024003 []
Mayer, M., Möller, S., Rubel, M., Widdowson, A., Charisopoulos, S., Ahlgren, T., Alves, E., Apostolopoulos, G., Barradas, N. P., Donnelly, S., Fazinić, S., Heinola, K., Kakuee, O., Khodja, H., Kimura, A., Lagoyannis, A., Li, M., Markelj, S., Mudrinic, M., … Wang, Y. Q. (2020). Ion beam analysis of fusion plasma-facing materials and components: Facilities and research challenges. Nuclear Fusion, 60(2). doi:10.1088/1741-4326/ab5817

2019

Vasilopoulou T., Stamatelatos I.E., Batistoni P., Fonnesu N., Villari R., Naish J., Popovichev S., Obryk B. (2019) Activation foil measurements at JET in preparation for DT plasma operation, Fusion Engineering and Design, 146, 250-255,  DOI: 10.1016/j.fusengdes.2018.12.038 []
Vasilopoulou, T., Stamatelatos, I.E., Batistoni, P., Colangeli, A., Flammini, D., Fonnesu, N., Loreti, S., Obryk, B., Pillon, M., Villari, R. (2019) Improved neutron activation dosimetry for fusion, Fusion Engineering and Design, 139, 109-114, DOI:10.1016/j.fusengdes.2019.01.002 []
A.P. Kerasidou, A. Bardakas, M. Botzakaki, S.N. Georga, C.A. Krontiras, K. Mergia, V.P. Psycharis, C.Tsamis. (2019). Growth of ZnO nanowires on seeding layers deposited by ALD: The influence of process parameters. Microelectronic Engineering 217, 111091 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mee.2019.111091