Background and activities

PhD candidate working on oxidation of liquid aluminum and the effects minor elements have on that oxidation. Primarily looking at the effects that elements in concentrations below 1 % have on the oxidation of molten aluminum. With a specific interest in beryllium.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Smith, Nicholas; Kvithyld, Anne; Tranell, Gabriella. (2018) XPS Examination of the Oxide-Metal interface of an Al-Mg Alloy Containing Beryllium. Light Metals 2018.
  • Smith, Nicholas; Gleeson, Brian; Kvithyld, Anne; Tranell, Gabriella. (2017) Effects of 2 ppm Beryllium on the Oxidation of a 5XXX Aluminum Alloy at Temperatures Between 500 and 750 °C. Light metals 2017.
  • Smith, Nicholas; Kvithyld, Anne; Tranell, Gabriella. (1996) XPS Examination of the Oxide-Metal Interface of an Aluminum-Magnesium Alloy Containing Beryllium. Light Metals.