Publications


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Blog posts

As a new initiative - I am writing up blog posts on some of the papers.

Paper #55 - Comment Articles, are they worth it?

Paper #50 - Twinning in Ti

Paper #49 - Slip activation and fatigue on Ni

In Press


2017

56. Knowles, A.J., Jun, T.S., Bhowmik, A., Jones, N.G., Britton, T.B., Giuliani, F., Stone, H.J., and Dye, D. "A new beta titanium alloy system reinforced with superlattice intermetallic precipitates" Scripta Mat (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scriptamat.2017.06.038

55. Britton, T.B. Comment on "An Experimental Study on Evolution of Grain-Scale Stress/Strain and Geometrical Necessary Dislocations in Advanced TA15 Titanium Alloy during Uniaxial Tension Deformation" Advanced Engineering Materials (2017)
https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adem.201700051

54. Tong, V., Joseph, S., Ackerman, A.K., Dye, D., and Britton, T.B. "Using transmission Kikuchi diffraction to characterise α variants in an α + β titanium alloy" Journal of Microscopy (2017) preprint

53. Ashton, P.J., Jun, T.S., Zhang, Z., Britton, T.B., Harte, A.M., Leen, S.B., and Dunne, F.P.E. "The effect of the beta phase on the micromechanical response of dual-phase titanium alloys" International Journal of Fatigue (2017)

52. Tong, V. and Britton, T.B. "Formation of very large ‘blocky alpha’ grains in Zircaloy-4" Acta Materialia (2017)

51. Jiang, J., Dunne, F.P.E., and Britton, T.B. "Towards predictive understanding of fatigue crack nucleation in Ni-based superalloys" JOM (2017)

50. Guo, Y., Abdolvand, H., Britton, T.B., and Wilkinson, A.J. Growth of {} twins in titanium: A combined experimental and modelling investigation of the local state of deformation Acta Materialia (2017)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2016.12.066

49. Guan, Y., Chen, B., Zou, J., Britton, B., Jiang, J. and Dunne, F.P.E. Crystal Plasticity Modelling and HR-DIC measurements of Slip Activation and Strain Localisation in Single and Oligo-crystal Ni Alloys under Fatigue International Journal of Plasticity (2017)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijplas.2016.10.001

2016

48. Zhang, Z., Jun, T-S., Britton, T.B., and Dunne, F.P.E. Intrinsic anisotropy of strain rate sensitivity in single crystal alpha titanium Acta Materilia (2016)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2016.07.044
 #OpenAccess

47. Jiang, J., Yang, J., Zhang, T., Wang, Y., Dunne, F.P.E., and Britton, T.B. Microstructurally sensitive crack nucleation around inclusions in powder metallurgy nickel based superalloys Acta Materialia (2016)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2016.07.023 
#OpenAccess

46. Zhang, Z., Jun, T-S., Britton, T.B., and Dunne, F.P.E. Determination of Ti-6242 alpha and beta slip properties using micro-pillar test and computational crystal plasticity Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids (2016)

45. Wallis, D., Hansen, L.N., Britton, T.B. and Wilkinson, A.J. Geometrically necessary dislocation densities in olivine obtained using high-angular resolution electron backscatter diffraction Ultramicroscopy (2016)

44. Zhang, T., Jiang, J., Britton, T. B., Shollock, B., Dunne, F.P.E. Crack nucleation using combined crystal plasticity modelling, HR-DIC and HR-EBSD in a superalloy containing non-metallic inclusions under fatigue Proceedings of the Royal Society A (2016)

43. T.B. Britton, J. Jiang, Y. Guo, A. Vilalta-Clemente, D. Wallis, L. Hansen, A. Winkelmann, A.J. Wilkinson Tutorial: Crystal orientations and EBSD — Or which way is up? Materials Characterization (2016)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matchar.2016.04.008
Supplementary code can be found here

42. Bhowmik, A., Dolbnya, I.P., Britton, T.B., Jones, N.G., Sernicola, G., Walter, C., Gille,P., Dye, D., Clegg, W.J. and Giuliani, F. Using coupled micropillar compression and micro-Laue diffraction to investigate deformation mechanisms in a complex metallic alloy Al13Co4 Applied Physics Letters (2016)

41. Jun, T.S., Armstrong, D.E.J. and Britton, T.B. A nanoindentation investigation of local strain rate sensitivity in dual-phase Ti alloys Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2016)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2016.02.146

40. Jun, T.S., Zhang, Z., Sernicola, G., Dunne, F.P.E., Britton, T.B. Local strain rate sensitivity of single α phase within a dual-phase Ti alloy Acta Materialia (2016)

39. Jiang, J., Zhang, T., Dunne, F.P.E., and Britton T.B. Deformation compatibility in a single crystalline Ni superalloy Proceedings of the Royal Society A (2016)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspa.2015.0690
https://spiral.imperial.ac.uk/handle/10044/1/28345

38. Jun, T.S., Sernicola, G., Dunne, F.P.E., Britton, T.B. Local deformation mechanisms of two-phase Ti alloy Materials Science and Engineering A (2016)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msea.2015.09.016
https://spiral.imperial.ac.uk/handle/10044/1/26966

2015


37. Antusch, S., Armstrong, D.E.J., Britton, T.B. ,Commin, L., Gibson, J.S. K-L,, Greuner, H., Hoffmann, J., Knabl, W., Pintsuk, G., Rieth, M., Roberts, S.G., Weingaertner, T. Mechanical and microstructural investigations of tungsten and doped tungsten materials produced via powder injection moulding Nuclear Materials and Energy (2015)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nme.2015.04.002

36. Jiang, J, Yang, J., Zhang, T., Dunne, F.P.E. and Britton, T.B. On the mechanistic basis of fatigue crack nucleation in Ni superalloy containing inclusions using high resolution electron backscatter diffraction Acta Materialia (2015)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2015.06.035
https://spiral.imperial.ac.uk/handle/10044/1/26580

35. Zhang, T., Jiang, J., Shollock, B.A., Britton, T.B., and Dunne, F.P.E. Slip localization and fatigue crack nucleation near a non-metallic inclusion in polycrystalline nickel-based superalloy Materials Science and Engineering A (2015)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msea.2015.06.070

34. Gong, J., Britton, T.B., Cuddihy, M., Dunne, F.P.E., and Wilkinson, A.J. <a> Prismatic, <a> Basal, and <c+a> Slip Strengths of Commercially Pure Zr by Micro-cantilever Tests Acta Materialia (2015)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2015.06.020
https://spiral.imperial.ac.uk/handle/10044/1/31552

33. Guo, Y., Collins, D.M., Tarleton, E., Hoffman, F., Tischler, J., Liu, W., Xu, R., Wilkinson, A.J. and Britton, T.B. Measurements of Stress Fields near Grain Boundaries: Exploring Blocked Arrays of Dislocations Acta Materialia (2015)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2015.05.041 #OpenAccess

32. Britton, T.B., Wilkinson, A.J., and Dunne, F.P.E. On the mechanistic basis of micromechanical deformation in hexagonal close packed metals Proceedings of the Royal Society A (2015)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspa.2014.0881
https://spiral.imperial.ac.uk/handle/10044/1/23387

31. Tong, V., Jiang, J., Wilkinson, A.J. and Britton, T.B. The effect of pattern overlap on the accuracy of high resolution electron backscatter diffraction measurements Ultramicroscopy (2015)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultramic.2015.04.019 #OpenAccess

30. Jiang, J., Britton, T.B. and Wilkinson, A.J. Evolution of intragranular stresses and dislocation densities during cyclic deformation of polycrystalline copper Acta Materialia (2015)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2015.04.031
https://spiral.imperial.ac.uk/handle/10044/1/23463

29. Weekes, H., Vorontsov, V., Dolbnya, I., Plummer, J., Giuliani, F, Britton, T.B., and Dye, D. In situ micropillar deformation of hydrides in Zircaloy-4 Acta Materialia (2015)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2015.03.037
https://spiral.imperial.ac.uk/handle/10044/1/24044

28. Jiang, J., Britton, T.B.  and Wilkinson, A.J. The orientation and strain dependence of dislocation structure evolution in monotonically deformed copper International Journal of Plasticity (2015)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijplas.2015.02.005 
https://spiral.imperial.ac.uk/handle/10044/1/25966

27. Xian, J.W., Belyakov, S.A., Britton, T.B. and Gourlay, C.M. Heterogenous nucleation of Cu6Sn5 in Sn-Cu-Al Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2015)

2014

26. Wilkinson, A.J., Tarleton, E. Vilalta-Clemente, A., Jiang, J., Britton, T.B. and Collins, D.M. Measurement of probability distributions for internal stresses in dislocated crystals Applied Physics Letters (2014)

25. Armstrong, D.E.J. and Britton, T.B. Effect of dislocation density on improved radiation hardening resistance of nano-structured tungsten-rhenium Materials Science and Engineering A (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msea.2014.06.013 #OpenAccess

24. S.C. Speller, P. Dudin, S. Fitzgerald, G.M. Hughes, K. Kruska, T.B. Britton, A. Krzton-Maziopa, E. Pomjakushina, K. Conder, A. Barinov, and C.R.M. Grovenor  High resolution characterisation of microstructural evolution in RbxFe2􀀀ySe2 crystals on annealing Physical Review B (2014)

23. Guo, Y., Britton, T.B. and Wilkinson, A.J. Slip band-grain boundary interactions in commercial-purity titanium Acta Materiala (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2014.05.015 
https://spiral.imperial.ac.uk/handle/10044/1/25973

22. Rugg, D., Britton, T.B., Gong, J., Wilkinson, A.J., Bagot, P.A. In-service materials support for safety critical applications – A case study of high strength Ti-alloy using advanced experimental and modelling techniques Materials Science and Engineering A (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msea.2014.01.031

2013

21. Jiang, J., Britton, T.B., and Wilkinson, A.J. Evolution of dislocation density distributions in copper during tensile deformation Acta Materiala (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2013.08.027

20. Britton, T.B., Jiang, J., Clough, R., Tarleton, E., Kirkland, A.I., and Wilkinson, A.J. Assessing the precision of strain measurements using electron backscatter diffraction – part 2: experimental demonstration Ultramicroscopy (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultramic.2013.08.006 

19. Britton, T.B., Jiang, J., Clough, R., Tarleton, E., Kirkland, A.I., and Wilkinson, A.J. Assessing the precision of strain measurements using electron backscatter diffraction – part 1: detector assessment Ultramicroscopy (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultramic.2013.08.005 

18. Jiang, J., Britton, T.B., and Wilkinson, A.J., Mapping type III intragranular residual stress distributions in deformed copper polycrystals Acta Materialia (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2013.06.038 

17. Britton, T.B., Jiang, J., Karamched, P.S., and Wilkinson, A.J. Probing deformation and revealing microstructural mechanisms with cross-correlation-based, high-resolution electron backscatter diffraction JOM (2013 - invited)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11837-013-0680-6 

16. Wilkinson, A.J., Moldovan, G., Britton, T.B., Bewick, A., Clough, R., and Kirkland, A.I. Direct detection of electron backscatter diffraction patterns Physical Review Letters (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.065506
https://spiral.imperial.ac.uk/handle/10044/1/12047
 

15. Jiang, J, Britton, T.B., and Wilkinson, A.J. Measurement of Geometrical Necessarily Dislocation Density with High Resolution Electron Backscatter Diffraction: Effects of Detector Binning and Step Size Ultramicroscopy (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultramic.2012.11.003 

14. Murdock, A.T., Koos, A.A, Britton, T.B., Houben, L., Batten,T., Zhang, T., Wilkinson, A.J., Dunin-Borkowski, R., Lekka, C.E., Grobert, N, Controlling orientation, edge geometry and thickness of CVD graphene ACS Nano (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn3049297

2012

13. Britton, T.B. and Wilkinson, A.J. Stress fields and geometrically necessary dislocation density distributions near the head of a blocked slip band Acta Materialia (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2012.07.004 

12. Wilkinson A.J. and Britton, T.B. Strains, Planes and EBSD in Materials Science Materials Today (2012 - invited)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1369-7021(12)70163-3 

11. Jiang, J, Britton, T.B. and Wilkinson, A.J. Accumulation of Geometrically Necessary Dislocations near Grain Boundaries in Deformed Copper Philosophy Magazine Letters (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09500839.2012.700412

10. S. C. Speller, T. B. Britton, G. M. Hughes, A. Krzton-Maziopa, E. Pomjakushina, K. Conder, A. T. Boothroyd, C. R. M. Grovenor Microstructural analysis of phase separation in iron chalcogenide superconductors Superconductor Science and Technology (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0953-2048/25/8/084023 

9. Britton T.B. and Wilkinson, A.J. High resolution electron backscatter diffraction measurements of elastic strain variations in the presence of larger lattice rotations Ultramicroscopy (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultramic.2012.01.004

2011

8. Speller, S.C., Britton, T.B., Hughes, G., Lozano-Perez, S., Boothroyd, A.T., Pomjakushina, E., Conder, K., Grovenor, C.R.M. Analysis of local chemical and structural inhomogeneities in FeySe1-xTex single crystals Applied Physics Letters (2011) and selected for the Virtual Journal of Applications of Superconductivity
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3659302 

7. Britton, T.B. and Wilkinson, A.J. Measurement of Residual Elastic Strain and Lattice Rotations with High Resolution Electron Backscatter Diffraction Ultramicroscopy (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultramic.2011.05.007 

6. Littlewood, P., Britton, T.B., and Wilkinson A.J. Geometrically Necessary Dislocation Density Distributions in Ti-6Al-4V Deformed in Tension Acta Materiala (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2011.07.016 

5. Britton, T.B., Maurice, C., Fortunier, R., Driver, J.H., Day, A.P., Meaden, G., Dingley, D.J., Mingard, K. Wilkinson, A.J. Factors affecting the accuracy of high resolution electron backscatter diffraction when using simulated patterns Ultramicroscopy (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultramic.2010.08.001

2010

4. Britton, T.B., Birosca, S., Preuss, M., Wilkinson, A.J. Electron Back Scatter Diffraction Study of Dislocation Content of a Macrozone in Hot Rolled Ti-6Al-4V alloy Scripta Materialia (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scriptamat.2010.01.010 

3. Wilkinson, A.J., Clarke, E.E., Britton, T.B., Littlewood, P., Karamched, P.S. High Resolution Electron Backscatter Diffraction: An Emerging Tool for Studying Local Deformation Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design (2010 - invited)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1243/03093247JSA587

2009

2. Britton, T.B., Liang, H., Dunne, F.P.E., and Wilkinson, A.J. The effect of crystal orientation on the indentation response of commercially pure titanium: experiments and simulations Proceedings of the Royal Society A (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspa.2009.0455 

1. Britton, T.B., Randman, D. and Wilkinson, A.J. Nanoindentation study of slip transfer phenomenon at grain boundaries Journal of Materials Research (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/jmr.2009.0088

Conference Publications

8. Jiang, J., Zhang, T., Dunne, F.P.E. and Britton, B. The Power of Correlative Microscopy–Understanding Deformation Compatibility with HR-EBSD and HR-DIC microscopy & microanalysis
https://doi.org/10.1017/S1431927616010497

7. Britton, T.B.B, and Hickey, J.L.R. Understanding deformation with high angular resolution electron backscatter diffraction (HR-EBSD) Book of Tutorials and Abstracts of the EMAS 2017 Workshop / IUMAS-7 Meeting

6. Rounthwaite, N.J., Williams, R., McGivery, Jiang, J., Giuliani, F. and Britton, T.B. A Chemical and Morphological Study of Diesel Injector Nozzle Deposits - Insights into their Formation and Growth Mechanisms SAE International (2017)
https://saemobilus.sae.org/content/2017-01-0798

5. J.W. Xian, S.A. Belyakov, T.B. Britton and C.M. Gourlay Heterogeneous Nucleation of Bulk Cu6Sn5 in Sn-Ag-Cu-Al and Sn-Cu-Al Solders Electronic Components & Technology Conference (2015)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ECTC.2015.7159915 

4. Gui, Y., Britton, T.B., and Wilkinson, A.J. Stress concentrations, slip bands and grain boundaries in commercially pure titanium Proceedings of the World Titanium Conference (2015)

3. Jun, T.-S., Zhang, Z. , Dunne, F.P.E., Britton, T.B. Evaluation of local rate sensitivity in a dwell-sensitive Ti6242 using micropillar compression Proceedings of the World Titanium Conference (2015)

2. Wilkinson, A.J., Karamched, P.S., Britton, T.B. High resolution EBSD – 3D Strain Tensors, and Geometrically Necessary Dislocation Densities Proceedings of the 31st Risoe International Symposium on Materials Science: Challenges in materials science and possibilities in 3D and 4D characterisation techniques (2010)

1. Wilkinson, A.J., Britton, T.B., Jiang, J., and Karamched, P.S. A review of advances and challenges in EBSD strain mapping IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/55/1/01202

Articles

1. High angular resolution electron backscatter diffraction: measurement of strain in functional and structural materials 
Ben Britton, Ian Holton, Graham Meaden and David Dingley

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