Mattias Thuvander

Docent at Chalmers, Physics, Materials Microstructure

My research interest is focused on the relation between properties and microstructure of materials, and how properties and microstructure are affected by processing, heat treatment and in-service exposure (for example temperature, stress, oxidation, wear and irradiation). The main tool for my research is atom probe tomography, but I also apply electron microscopy and other techniques. I have mostly worked with metals (steels, nickel-based alloys and zirconium alloys), but also wear resistant thin films, semiconductors and recently biomaterials (implants and bone).

Source: chalmers.se

Projects

2016–2021

Styrning av gradienter i tunnfilmssolceller

Mattias Thuvander Materials Microstructure
Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF)

2016–2017

BREDA-RPV Barsebäck RPV trepan

Mattias Thuvander Materials Microstructure
NKS Sekretariatet

2016–2019

Future Materials Design

Mattias Thuvander Materials Microstructure
Mats Halvarsson Materials Microstructure
VINNOVA

2014–2015

Degradation of Bearing Steel Microstructure in Wind Turbines

Mattias Thuvander Materials Microstructure
Leif Viskari Materials Microstructure
Seyed Hosseini Materials Microstructure
ÅForsk (Ångpanneföreningens Foundation for Research and Development)

2014–2015

Development of Graphene-based nuclear fuel cladding for improved safety.

Victor Dykin Nuclear Engineering
Di Jiang Electronics Material and Systems Laboratory
Henrik Nylén Nuclear Engineering
Mattias Thuvander Materials Microstructure
ÅForsk (Ångpanneföreningens Foundation for Research and Development)

2011–2015

Hydrogen pick-up in zirconium alloys

Hans-Olof Andrén Materials Microstructure
Gustav Sundell Materials Microstructure
Mikaela Lindgren Environmental Inorganic Chemistry
Mattias Thuvander Materials Microstructure
Itai Panas Environmental Inorganic Chemistry
Westinghouse Electric Sweden AB

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Publications

2017

Corrosion of pre-oxidized nickel alloy X-750 in simulated BWR environment

Silvia Tuzi, Haiping Lai, Kenneth Göransson et al
Journal of Nuclear Materials. Vol. 486 (1 April), p. 350-360
Journal article
2017

The bone-implant interface of dental implants in humans on the atomic scale

Gustav Sundell, Christer Dahlin, Martin Andersson et al
Acta Biomaterialia. Vol. 48, p. 445-450
Journal article
2017

Evolution of precipitation in reactor pressure vessel steel welds under neutron irradiation

Kristina Lindgren, M. Boasen, Krystyna Marta Stiller et al
Journal of Nuclear Materials. Vol. 488, p. 222-230
Journal article
2017

Effect of solution treatment on spinodal decomposition during aging of an Fe-46.5 at.% Cr alloy

J. Zhou, J. Odqvist, A. Ruban et al
Journal of Materials Science. Vol. 52 (1), p. 326-335
Journal article
2017

On the Analysis of Clustering in an Irradiated Low Alloy Reactor Pressure Vessel Steel Weld

Kristina Lindgren, Krystyna Marta Stiller, P. Efsing et al
Microscopy and Microanalysis. Vol. 23 (2), p. 376-384
Journal article
2017

Effect of cooling rate after solution treatment on subsequent phase separation during aging of Fe-Cr alloys: A small-angle neutron scattering study

Xin Xu, J. Odqvist, Magnus Hörnqvist Colliander et al
Acta Materialia. Vol. 134, p. 221-229
Journal article
2017

Atomic-scale investigation of carbon atom migration in surface induced white layers in high-carbon medium chromium (AISI 52100) bearing steel

Seyed Hosseini, Mattias Thuvander, Uta Klement et al
Acta Materialia. Vol. 130, p. 155-163
Journal article
2016

Atom probe tomography of interfaces in ceramic films and oxide scales

Krystyna Marta Stiller, Mattias Thuvander, I. Povstugar et al
MRS Bulletin. Vol. 41 (1), p. 35-39
Journal article
2016

Self-organized nanostructuring in Zr0.69Al0.31N thin films studied by atom probe tomography

L. J. S. Johnson, N. Ghafoor, D. Engberg et al
Thin Solid Films. Vol. 615, p. 233-238
Journal article
2016

A Comparison between Ultra-high-strength and Conventional High-strength Fastener Steels: Mechanical Properties at Elevated Temperature and Microstructural Mechanisms

Ceic Ohlund, M. Lukovic, Jonathan Weidow et al
ISIJ International. Vol. 56 (10), p. 1874-1883
Journal article
2016

Microstructural evolution of Fe-22%Cr model alloy under thermal ageing and ion irradiation conditions studied by atom probe tomography

O. A. Korchuganova, Mattias Thuvander, A. A. Aleev et al
Journal of Nuclear Materials. Vol. 477, p. 172-177
Journal article
2016

Controlling In-Ga-Zn-O thin films transport properties through density changes

J. Kaczmarski, Torben Boll, M. A. Borysiewicz et al
Thin Solid Films. Vol. 608, p. 57-61
Journal article
2016

Barrier oxide chemistry and hydrogen pick-up mechanisms in zirconium alloys

Gustav Sundell, Mattias Thuvander, Hans-Olof Andrén
Corrosion Science. Vol. 102, p. 490-502
Journal article
2016

The potential of spinodal ferrite decomposition for increasing the very high cycle fatigue strength of duplex stainless steel

Ulrich Krupp, M. Soker, A. Giertler et al
International Journal of Fatigue. Vol. 93, p. 363-371
Journal article
2016

Structural Characterization of Phase Separation in Fe-Cr: A Current Comparison of Experimental Methods

X. Xu, J. Odqvist, Magnus Hörnqvist Colliander et al
Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science. Vol. 47A (12), p. 5942-5952
Journal article
2016

Oxide evolution on Alloy X-750 in simulated BWR environment

Silvia Tuzi, Kenneth Göransson, Seikh Mohammad Habibur Rahman et al
Journal of Nuclear Materials. Vol. 482, p. 19-27
Journal article
2015

Modelling the Evolution of Multiple Hardening Mechanisms during Tempering of Fe-C-Mn-Ti Martensite

Ceic Ohlund, D. den Ouden, Jonathan Weidow et al
ISIJ International. Vol. 55 (4), p. 884-893
Journal article
2015

Early stages of spinodal decomposition in Fe–Cr resolved by in-situ small-angle neutron scattering

Magnus Hörnqvist Colliander, Mattias Thuvander, Axel Steuwer et al
Applied Physics Letters. Vol. 106 (6), p. 061911-
Journal article
2015

Nanostructure evolution and mechanical property changes during aging of a super duplex stainless steel at 300°C

N. Pettersson, S. Wessman, Mattias Thuvander et al
Materials Science & Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructure and Processing. Vol. 647, p. 241-248
Journal article
2015

Tin clustering and precipitation in the oxide during autoclave corrosion of Zircaloy-2

Gustav Sundell, Mattias Thuvander, Hans-Olof Andrén
Journal of Nuclear Materials. Vol. 456, p. 409-414
Journal article
2015

Atom probe tomography of a Ti-Si-Al-C-N coating grown on a cemented carbide substrate

Mattias Thuvander, Gustaf Östberg, M. Ahlgren et al
Ultramicroscopy. Vol. 159, p. 308-313
Journal article
2015

Oxidation Mechanism in Zircaloy- 2—The Effect of SPP Size Distribution

Pia Tejland, Hans-Olof Andrén, Gustav Sundell et al
ASTM Special Technical Publication: 17th International Symposium on Zirconium in the Nuclear Industry; Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh; India; 3 February 2013 through 7 February 2013. Vol. 1543, p. 373-403
Paper in proceedings
2015

Direct atom probe tomography observations of concentration fluctuations in Fe-Cr solid solution

J. Zhou, J. Odqvist, J. Agren et al
Scripta Materialia. Vol. 98, p. 13-15
Journal article
2015

Phase Separation in Fe-Cr Alloys Studied by Small Angle Neutron Scattering

Xin Xu, J. Odqvist, Magnus Hörnqvist Colliander et al
Conference contribution
2015

An APT investigation of an amorphous Cr-B-C thin film

Torben Boll, Mattias Thuvander, Sabrina Koch et al
Ultramicroscopy. Vol. 159, p. 217-222
Journal article
2015

Toward a Comprehensive Mechanistic Understanding of Hydrogen Uptake in Zirconium Alloys by Combining Atom Probe Analysis With Electronic Structure Calculations

Mikaela Lindgren, Gustav Sundell, Itai Panas et al
ASTM 17th International Symposium on Zirconium in the Nuclear Industry, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India, 3-7 February 2013. Vol. STP 1543, p. 515-539
Paper in proceedings
2015

Direct observation of hydrogen and deuterium in oxide grain boundaries in corroded Zirconium alloys

Gustav Sundell, Mattias Thuvander, A K Yatim et al
Corrosion Science. Vol. 90, p. 1-4
Journal article
2015

Direct observation of doping incorporation pathways in self-catalytic GaMnAs nanowires

T. Kasama, Mattias Thuvander, A. Siusys et al
Journal of Applied Physics. Vol. 118 (5)
Journal article
2015

Direct observation of hydrogen and deuterium in oxide grain boundaries in corroded Zirconium alloys

Gustav Sundell, Mattias Thuvander, A K Yatim et al
Corrosion Science. Vol. 90, p. 1-4
Journal article
2015

Microstructural stability of Fe-Cr-Al alloys at 450-550 degrees C

J. Ejenstam, Mattias Thuvander, P. Olsson et al
Journal of Nuclear Materials. Vol. 457, p. 291-297
Journal article
2014

Atomically resolved tissue integration

Johan Karlsson, Gustav Sundell, Mattias Thuvander et al
Nano Letters. Vol. 14 (8), p. 4220-4223
Journal article
2014

Localized controlled drug delivery from mesoporous implants

Johan Karlsson, Necati Harmankaya, Anders Palmquist et al
Technical Proceedings of the 2014 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2014. Washington, DC, United States, 15-18 June 2014. Vol. 2, p. 250-253
Paper in proceedings
2014

Localized controlled drug delivery from mesoporous implants

Johan Karlsson, Necati Harmankaya, Anders Palmquist et al
Technical Proceedings of the 2014 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2014. Washington, DC, United States, 15-18 June 2014. Vol. 2, p. 250-253
Paper in proceedings
2014

Redistribution of alloying elements in Zircaloy-2 after in-reactor exposure

Gustav Sundell, Mattias Thuvander, Pia Tejland et al
Journal of Nuclear Materials. Vol. 454 (1-3), p. 178-185
Journal article
2014

Initial clustering - a key factor for phase separation kinetics in Fe-Cr-based alloys

J. Zhou, J. Odqvist, L. Hoglund et al
Scripta Materialia. Vol. 75, p. 62-65
Journal article
2014

Effect of Ti on Evolution of Microstructure and Hardness of Martensitic Fe-C-Mn Steel during Tempering

Ceic Ohlund, Jonathan Weidow, Mattias Thuvander et al
ISIJ International. Vol. 54 (12), p. 2890-2899
Journal article
2013

Hydrogen analysis in APT: Methods to control adsorption and dissociation of H2

Gustav Sundell, Mattias Thuvander, Hans-Olof Andrén
Ultramicroscopy. Vol. 132, p. 285-289
Journal article
2013

Reduction of multiple hits in atom probe tomography

Mattias Thuvander, Anders Kvist, Lars J S Johnson et al
Ultramicroscopy. Vol. 132, p. 81-85
Journal article
2013

The 475 degrees C embrittlement in Fe-20Cr and Fe-20Cr-X (X=Ni, Cu, Mn) alloys studied by mechanical testing and atom probe tomography

P. Hedstrom, H. Y. Fei, J. Zhou et al
Materials Science & Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructure and Processing. Vol. 574, p. 123-129
Journal article
2013

Blind deconvolution of time-of-flight mass spectra from atom probe tomography

L. J. S. Johnson, Mattias Thuvander, Krystyna Marta Stiller et al
Ultramicroscopy. Vol. 132, p. 60-64
Journal article
2013

3D analysis of phase separation in ferritic stainless steels

J. Odqvist, J. Zhou, W. Xiong et al
1st International Conference on 3D Materials Science 2012, 3DMS 2012, p. 221-226
Paper in proceedings
2013

Atom probe tomography investigation of lath boundary segregation and precipitation in a maraging stainless steel

Mattias Thuvander, MARCUS ANDERSSON, Krystyna Marta Stiller
Ultramicroscopy. Vol. 132, p. 265-270
Journal article
2013

Quantitative Evaluation of Spinodal Decomposition in Fe-Cr by Atom Probe Tomography and Radial Distribution Function Analysis

J. Zhou, J. Odqvist, Mattias Thuvander et al
Microscopy and Microanalysis. Vol. 19 (3), p. 665-675
Journal article
2013

Atom probe tomography of oxide scales

Krystyna Marta Stiller, Leif Viskari, Gustav Sundell et al
Oxidation of Metals. Vol. 79 (3-4), p. 227-238
Journal article
2012

Enrichment of Fe and Ni at metal and oxide grain boundaries in corroded Zircaloy-2

Gustav Sundell, Mattias Thuvander, Hans-Olof Andrén
Corrosion Science. Vol. 65, p. 10-12
Journal article
2012

Precipitation process of martensitic PH stainless steel Nanoflex

Mattias Thuvander, MARCUS ANDERSSON, Krystyna Marta Stiller
Materials Science and Technology. Vol. 28 (6), p. 695-701
Journal article
2012

Spinodal decomposition of Ti0.33Al0.67N thin films studied by atom probe tomography

L. J. S. Johnson, Mattias Thuvander, Krystyna Marta Stiller et al
Thin Solid Films. Vol. 520 (13), p. 4362-4368
Journal article
2012

Observations of copper clustering in a 25Cr-7Ni super duplex stainless steel during low-temperature aging under load

Mattias Thuvander, J. Zhou, J. Odqvist et al
Philosophical Magazine Letters. Vol. 92 (7), p. 336-343
Journal article
2012

Concurrent phase separation and clustering in the ferrite phase during low temperature stress aging of duplex stainless steel weldments

J. Zhou, J. Odqvist, Mattias Thuvander et al
Acta Materialia. Vol. 60 (16), p. 5818-5827
Journal article
2011

A study of duplex stainless steels aged at 325°C under applied tensile load

J. Zhou, P. Hedström, S. Hertzman et al
Paper in proceedings
2011

Microstructures and hardness of as-quenched martensites (0.1-0.5%C)

B. Hutchinson, J. Hagstrom, Oskar Karlsson et al
Acta Materialia. Vol. 59 (14), p. 5845-5858
Journal article
2011

Methods of quantitative matrix analysis of Zricaloy-2

Mattias Thuvander, Hans-Olof Andrén
Ultramicroscopy. Vol. 111 (6), p. 711-714
Journal article
2011

Detailed analysis of the microstructure of the metal/oxide interface region in Zircaloy-2 after autoclave corrosion testing

Pia Tejland, Mattias Thuvander, Hans-Olof Andrén et al
Journal of ASTM International. Vol. 8 (6), p. 102956-
Journal article
2011

Quantitative atom probe analysis of carbides

Mattias Thuvander, Jonathan Weidow, Jenny Angseryd et al
Ultramicroscopy. Vol. 111 (6), p. 604-608
Journal article
2011

An improved thermodynamic modeling of the Fe-Cr system down to zero kelvin coupled with key experiments

W. Xiong, P. Hedstrom, M. Selleby et al
Calphad: Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry. Vol. 35 (3), p. 355-366
Journal article
2011

Towards quantitative three-dimensional characterisation of buried InAs quantum dots

S. Kadkhodazadeh, E. S. Semenova, M. Schubert et al
Journal of Physics: Conference Series. Vol. 326 (1)
Paper in proceedings
2011

Detailed analysis of the microstructure of the metal/oxide interface region in Zircaloy-2 after autoclave corrosion testing

Pia Tejland, Mattias Thuvander, Hans-Olof Andrén et al
ASTM Special Technical Publication. 16th International Symposium on Zirconium in the Nuclear Industry, Chengdu, Sinchuan Province, 9-13 May 2010. Vol. 1529 STP, p. 595-617
Paper in proceedings
2011

Quantitative APT analysis of Ti(C,N)

Jenny Angseryd, Fang Liu, Hans-Olof Andrén et al
Ultramicroscopy. Vol. 111 (6), p. 609-614
Journal article
1998

Microstructure of Nickel-Chromium Superalloys

Mattias Thuvander
Doctoral thesis