Vedad Babic

Researcher at Energy and Material

Vedad have been working at Environmental Inorganic Chemistry since the middle of February, 2015 under the supervision of Itai Panas. He's work with density functional theory (DFT) as a method for simulating various physical systems. They want to understand why and how different oxide scales (aluminium oxide, chromium oxide etc.) grow and what limits their thickness in different atmospheres.
The project is closely connected to research in high temperature corrosion where the aim is to understand how different alloys and steels corrode at high temperatures. The effect of reactive elements is also of very high interest, i.e. how different dopants affect the oxidation mechanisms. To understand the chemistry and physics behind these complex mechanisms, simulations of both bulk material and surfaces are performed.

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Reactive Element Effects in High-Temperature Alloys Disentangled

Vedad Babic, Christine Geers, Itai Panas
Oxidation of Metals. Vol. 93 (1-2), p. 229-245
Journal article

Interplay of water and reactive elements in oxidation of alumina-forming alloys

Nooshin Mortazavi Seyedeh, Christine Geers, Mohsen Esmaily et al
Nature Materials. Vol. 17, p. 610-617
Journal article

Transition metal attenuated mechanism for protective alumina formation from first principles

Vedad Babic, Christine Geers, Itai Panas
RSC Advances. Vol. 8 (72), p. 41255-41269
Journal article

Fates of Hydrogen During Alumina Growth Below Yttria Nodules in FeCrAl(RE) at Low Partial Pressures of Water

Vedad Babic, Christine Geers, Bo Jönsson et al
Electrocatalysis. Vol. 8 (6), p. 565-576
Journal article

Surface Reaction and Transport in Oxides Formed on FeCrAl Alloys in High Temperature Nitridation Environments

Christine Geers, Vedad Babic, Lars-Gunnar Johansson et al
Tms 2017 146th Annual Meeting & Exhibition Supplemental Proceedings, p. 387-392
Paper in proceedings

Properties of Alumina/Chromia Scales in N2-Containing Low Oxygen Activity Environment Investigated by Experiment and Theory

Christine Geers, Vedad Babic, Nooshin Mortazavi Seyedeh et al
Oxidation of Metals. Vol. 87 (3-4), p. 321-332
Journal article

Proton-Muon Energy Correlation in the Crystal Ball

Simon Lindberg, Ronja Thies, Thomas Axelsson et al
GSI Scientific Report 2012
Magazine article

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