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Book Chapters

Obbard E; Yu E; Dharma Putra G, 2022, 'Blockchain tools for nuclear safeguards', in Vestergaard C (ed.), Blockchain for International Security The Potential of Distributed Ledger Technology for Nonproliferation and Export Controls, Springer

Journal articles

Moschetti M; Burr P; Obbard E; Kruzic JJ; Hosemann P; Gludovatz B, 2022, 'Design considerations for high entropy alloys in advanced nuclear applications', Journal of Nuclear Materials, vol. 567, pp. 153814 - 153814,

Setayandeh SS; Obbard EG; Stansby J; Frost D; Astbury JO; Wilson CL; Burr PA, 2022, 'A DFT study to determine the structure and composition of ε-W2B5−x', Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol. 911, pp. 164962 - 164962,

Liu J; Burr PA; White JT; Peterson VK; Dayal P; Baldwin C; Wakeham D; Gregg DJ; Sooby ES; Obbard EG, 2022, 'Structural and phase evolution in U₃Si₂ during steam corrosion', Corrosion Science, vol. 204, pp. 110373 - 110373,

Gong DL; Wang HL; Obbard EG; Li SJ; Yang R; Hao YL, 2021, 'Tuning thermal expansion by a continuing atomic rearrangement mechanism in a multifunctional titanium alloy', Journal of Materials Science and Technology, vol. 80, pp. 234 - 243,

Yu E; Putra GD; Green GB; Vestergaard C; Obbard E, 2021, 'The SLUMBAT Demo of Blockchain Based Nuclear Safeguards', Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology, vol. 58, pp. 725 - 733,

Frost DG; Galvin COT; Cooper MWD; Obbard EG; Burr PA, 2020, 'Thermophysical properties of urania-zirconia (U,Zr)O2 mixed oxides by molecular dynamics', Journal of Nuclear Materials, vol. 528,

Ho M; Obbard E; Burr PA; Yeoh G, 2019, 'A review on the development of nuclear power reactors', Energy Procedia, vol. 160, pp. 459 - 466,

Ikeuchi D; King DJM; Laws KJ; Knowles AJ; Aughterson RD; Lumpkin GR; Obbard EG, 2019, 'Cr-Mo-V-W: A new refractory and transition metal high-entropy alloy system', Scripta Materialia, vol. 158, pp. 141 - 145,

Hao YL; Gong DL; Li T; Wang HL; Cairney JM; Wang YD; Obbard EG; Sun F; Prima F; Li SJ; Du K; Yang R, 2018, 'Continuous and reversible atomic rearrangement in a multifunctional titanium alloy', Materialia, vol. 2, pp. 1 - 8,

Obbard EG; Johnson KD; Burr PA; Lopes DA; Gregg DJ; Liss KD; Griffiths G; Scales N; Middleburgh SC, 2018, 'Anisotropy in the thermal expansion of uranium silicide measured by neutron diffraction', Journal of Nuclear Materials, vol. 508, pp. 516 - 520,

Fan DS; Xiao G; Obbard E; davies J; sporea D; luo Y; peng G, 2018, 'Radiation-induced reversible thermal effect in Er3+/Yb3+ codoped silica fibers', Optics Letters, vol. 43, pp. 3385 - 3388,

Wang HL; Hao YL; He SY; Li T; Cairney JM; Wang YD; Wang Y; Obbard EG; Prima F; Du K; Li SJ; Yang R, 2017, 'Elastically confined martensitic transformation at the nano-scale in a multifunctional titanium alloy', Acta Materialia, vol. 135, pp. 330 - 339,

King DJM; Burr PA; Obbard EG; Middleburgh SC, 2017, 'DFT study of the hexagonal high-entropy alloy fission product system', Journal of Nuclear Materials, vol. 488, pp. 70 - 74,

Wang HL; Hao YL; He SY; Du K; Li T; Obbard EG; Hudspeth J; Wang JG; Wang YD; Wang Y; Prima F; Lu N; Kim MJ; Cairney JM; Li SJ; Yang R, 2017, 'Tracing the coupled atomic shear and shuffle for a cubic to a hexagonal crystal transition', Scripta Materialia, vol. 133, pp. 70 - 74,

Wang HL; Shah SAA; Hao YL; Li SJ; Yang R, 2017, 'Stabilizing the body centered cubic crystal in titanium alloys by a nano-scale concentration modulation', Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol. 700, pp. 155 - 158,

Obbard E, 2017, 'Let’s Engineer Better Nuclear Fuel', Materials Australia, vol. 50, pp. 22 - 23

Hao YL; Wang HL; Li T; Cairney JM; Ceguerra AV; Wang YD; Wang Y; Wang D; Obbard EG; Li SJ; Yang R, 2016, 'Superelasticity and Tunable Thermal Expansion across a Wide Temperature Range', Journal of Materials Science and Technology, vol. 32, pp. 705 - 709,

Zhang YW; Li SJ; Obbard EG; Wang H; Wang SC; Hao YL; Yang R, 2011, 'Elastic properties of Ti-24Nb-4Zr-8Sn single crystals with bcc crystal structure', Acta Materialia, vol. 59, pp. 3081 - 3090,

Obbard EG; Hao YL; Talling RJ; Li SJ; Zhang YW; Dye D; Yang R, 2011, 'The effect of oxygen on α″ martensite and superelasticity in Ti-24Nb-4Zr-8Sn', Acta Materialia, vol. 59, pp. 112 - 125,

Yang R; Hao Y; Obbard EG; Dong L; Lu B, 2010, 'Orthorhombic phase transformations in titanium alloys and their applications', Jinshu Xuebao/Acta Metallurgica Sinica, vol. 46, pp. 1443 - 1449,

Obbard EG; Hao YL; Akahori T; Talling RJ; Niinomi M; Dye D; Yang R, 2010, 'Mechanics of superelasticity in Ti-30Nb-(8-10)Ta-5Zr alloy', Acta Materialia, vol. 58, pp. 3557 - 3567,

Zhan YQ; Zhou J; Zhou YC; Wu Y; Obbard EG; Ding XM; Hou XY, 2008, 'Non-doped red emission: A solution for bias-independent red emission', Displays, vol. 29, pp. 541 - 544,

Ge J; Yin WJ; Ma LL; Obbard E; Ding XM; Hou XY, 2007, 'Systematic study on pulse parameters in fabricating porous silicon-layered structures by pulse electrochemical etching', Semiconductor Science and Technology, vol. 22, pp. 925 - 928,

Song QL; Wang ML; Obbard EG; Sun XY; Ding XM; Hou XY; Li CM, 2006, 'Degradation of small-molecule organic solar cells', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 89,

Xu Z; Zhong GY; Ding XM; Obbard E; Ding HJ; Wang XJ; Zhan YQ; Zhang ST; Zhao JM; Zhao BL; Xiong ZH; Shi HZ; Huang W; Hou XY, 2005, 'Effect of electric fields on photoluminescence of 4-(dicyanomethylene)-2- methyl- 6-(p-dimethylaminostyryl)-4H-pyran', Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing, vol. 80, pp. 1753 - 1756,

Wu Y; Liu Y; Ding XM; Obbard EG; Wang XZ; Ding HJ; Hou XY; Li XB, 2004, 'Passivation of GaAs field-effect transistors in diluted S 2 Cl 2 solution', Applied Surface Science, vol. 228, pp. 5 - 9,

Wang XJ; Zhao JM; Zhou YC; Wang XZ; Zhang ST; Zhan YQ; Xu Z; Ding HJ; Zhong GY; Shi HZ; Xiong ZH; Liu Y; Wang ZJ; Obbard EG; Ding XM; Huang W; Hou XY, 2004, 'Enhancement of electron injection in organic light-emitting devices using an Ag/LiF cathode', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 95, pp. 3828 - 3830,

Zhang ST; Ding XM; Zhao JM; Shi HZ; He J; Xiong ZH; Ding HJ; Obbard EG; Zhan YQ; Huang W; Hou XY, 2004, 'Buffer-layer-induced barrier reduction: Role of tunneling in organic light-emitting devices', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 84, pp. 425 - 427,

Zhan YQ; Xiong ZH; Shi HZ; Zhang ST; Xu Z; Zhong GY; He J; Zhao JM; Wang ZJ; Obbard E; Ding HJ; Wang XJ; Ding XM; Huang W; Hou XY, 2003, 'Sodium stearate, an effective amphiphilic molecule buffer material between organic and metal layers in organic light-emitting devices', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 83, pp. 1656 - 1658,

Obbard EG; Luyckx S; Hamar-Thibault S; Allibert CH, 2001, 'Determination of the composition range suitable to the formation of WC-(V,W)Cx-Co materials', International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, vol. 19, pp. 349 - 357,

Conference Papers

Burr P; Fletcher J; Holbert K; Obbard E, 2020, 'PLuS Alliance Nuclear Engineering Online Course Exchange Program', in Transactions of the American Nuclear Society - Volume 122, AMNS, presented at Transactions - 2020 Virtual Conference, 08 June 2020 - 11 June 2020,

Holbert KE; Fletcher J; Burr PA; Obbard EG, 2020, 'PLuS alliance nuclear engineering online course exchange program', in Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, pp. 43 - 45,

Yu E; Obbard E; Le L, 2019, 'Evaluation of a Blockchain Based Nuclear Materials Accounting Platform in Australia', Vienna, Austria, presented at Symposium on International Safeguards: Building Future Safeguards Capabilities, Vienna, Austria, 05 November 2019 - 09 November 2019,

Fan DS; Xiao G; Chu Y; Ma Z; Wei S; Zhang B; Tian Y; Fu X; Obbard E; Davies J; Luo Y; Peng GD, 2019, 'Gamma Radiation Effects on the Performance of FIR-based Fiber-Optic Temperature Sensors', in OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2019) Paper M4A.145, IEEE Xplore and OSA Publishing, Chengdu, China, presented at Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACPC) 2019, Chengdu, China, 02 November 2019 - 05 November 2019,

Fan D; Xiao G; Chu Y; Ma Z; Wei S; Zhang B; Tian Y; Fu X; Obbard E; Davies J; Luo Y; Peng GD, 2019, 'Gamma radiation effects on the performance of FIR-based fiber-optic temperature sensors', in Optics InfoBase Conference Papers, Chengdu, China, presented at ACPC, Chengdu, China, 02 November 2019 - 05 November 2019

Wei G; Condon J; Ho M; Yong J; Obbard E, 2017, 'Virtual X-Ray Vision by 3D Scene Reconstruction for Work on Nuclear Containment', in Proc. Annual Meeting on Hot Laboratories and Remote Handling, HOTLAB2017, Mito, Japan, September 18-22, 2017., Annual Meeting on Hot Laboratories and Remote Handling, Mito, Japan, presented at Annual Meeting on Hot Laboratories and Remote Handling, Mito, Japan, 18 September 2017 - 22 September 2017,

Thorogood KT; Bamberg E; Obbard E; Toppler K; Harrison RP, 2014, 'Design and Construction of New Hot Cells and Micro-Machining/EDM Facilities at ANSTO', in HOTLAB 2014, HOTLAB 2014, Baden, Switzerland, presented at HOTLAB 2014, Baden, Switzerland, 22 September 2014 - 24 September 2014,

Conference Posters

Obbard E; Johnson K; Adorno-Lopes D; Burr P; Middleburgh S, 2018, 'Thermal expansion anisotropy in U3Si2 for accident tolerant fuel', Seattle, presented at 5th Nuclear Materials Conference, Seattle, 14 October 2018 - 18 October 2018

Obbard E; Burkovsky R; Wang H; Hao YL, 2016, 'In-situ diffuse scattering experiment on stress-induced ferroelastic transformation in Ti-15Nb-2.5Zr-4Sn', Charles Sturt University Wagga Wagga, NSW, presented at 40th Annual Condensed Matter and Materials Meeting, Charles Sturt University Wagga Wagga, NSW, 02 February 2016 - 05 February 2016

Conference Presentations

Zhou R; Obbard E; Aboutanios E, 2019, 'Simulating Betavoltaic Cells for Cubesat Space Applications', presented at 4th Geant4 School & Monte Carlo Workshop for Radiotherapy, Imaging and Radiation Protection, Wollongong, Australia, 02 December 2019 - 08 December 2019

Yu E; Robertson K; Vestergaard C; Obbard E, 2019, 'Potential for nuclear medicine source tracking and licensing on a blockchain – lessons from pilot studies in nuclear safeguards', presented at 5th International Symposium on the System of Radiological Protection, Adelaide, 17 November 2019 - 21 November 2019

Obbard E; Yu E, 2019, 'Demonstration DLT for Nuclear Safeguards', presented at Evaluating Blockchain for Safeguards, Vienna, Austria, 06 June 2019 - 07 June 2019

Obbard EG, 2017, 'INMA at University of New South Wales - NTM with emphasis on nuclear medicine', presented at Annual Meeting of the International Nuclear Management Academy (INMA), VIenna, Austria, 25 September 2017 - 27 September 2017

Obbard E, 2015, 'Next generation nuclear engineers', presented at International Symposium on Material Testing Reactors, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Sydney, Australia, 28 October 2015 - 30 October 2015


Vestergaard C; Green G; Obbard E; Yu E; Putra G, 2020, SLAFKA: Demonstrating the Potential for Distributed Ledger Technology for Nuclear Safeguards Information Management, Stimson Center, Washington, DC,,


Hoebel M; Obbard E; Schnell A, 2003, Method for controlling the microstructure of a laser metal formed hard layer, Patent No. CA2497761 C

Brehm W; Hoebel M; Obbard E; Schnell A, 2002, A method for fabricating, modifying or repairing of single crystal or directionally solidified articles, Patent No. EP1424158 A1


Obbard E; Pantelis M, 2022, Interview with Dr Edward Obbard, FIVEaa Adelaide,

Obbard E; Kollar L; Martin N, 2022, Australia's nuclear energy industry: How to build skills and engage the public, UNSW Media,

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