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Kayla Yano

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 375-2833

PNNL Publications


  • Fiedler K.R., M.J. Olszta, K.H. Yano, C.M. Doty, D.F. Hopkins, S.M. Akers, and S.R. Spurgeon. 2023. "Evaluating Stage Motion for Automated Electron Microscopy." Microscopy and Microanalysis 29, no. 6:1931-1939. PNNL-SA-180645. doi:10.1093/micmic/ozad108
  • Kaspar T.C., S.R. Spurgeon, K.H. Yano, B.E. Matthews, M.E. Bowden, C.L. Ophus, and H. Kim, et al. 2023. "Role of structural defects in mediating disordering processes at irradiated epitaxial Fe3O4/Cr2O3 interfaces." Physical Review Materials 7, no. 9:Art. No. 093604. PNNL-SA-181888. doi:10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.7.093604
  • Kautz E.J., M. Song, S.L. Riechers, A.M. Koziol, S.A. Briggs, K.H. Yano, and R. Prabhakaran, et al. 2023. "Influence of processing on secondary phase formation and microstructural evolution at U-10Mo alloy and Zr interlayer interfaces." Journal of Alloys and Compounds 969. PNNL-SA-182384.
  • Koziol A.M., K.H. Yano, A.L. Schemer-Kohrn, A. Soulami, V.V. Joshi, S.A. Briggs, and E.J. Kautz. 2023. "Microstructure and microchemistry changes at U-10Mo fuel/AA6061 cladding interfaces with varying hot isostatic pressing conditions." Journal of Nuclear Materials 585. PNNL-SA-181312. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2023.154597


  • Agarwal S., M. Butterling, M.O. Liedke, K.H. Yano, D.K. Schreiber, A.C. Jones, and B.P. Uberuaga, et al. 2022. "The mechanism behind the high radiation tolerance of Fe-Cr alloys." Journal of Applied Physics 131, no. 12:Art. No. 125903. PNNL-SA-164885. doi:10.1063/5.0085086
  • Kaspar T.C., P. Hatton, K.H. Yano, S.D. Taylor, S.R. Spurgeon, B.P. Uberuaga, and D.K. Schreiber. 2022. "Adatom-driven oxygen intermixing during the deposition of oxide thin films by molecular beam epitaxy." Nano Letters 22, no. 12:4963-4969. PNNL-SA-172523. doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.2c01678
  • Yano K.H., A. Kohnert, T.C. Kaspar, S.D. Taylor, S.R. Spurgeon, H. Kim, and Y. Wang, et al. 2022. "Dose Rate Dependent Cation & Anion Radiation Enhanced Diffusion in Hematite." Journal of Materials Chemistry A 10, no. 45:24167-24177. PNNL-SA-172572. doi:10.1039/D2TA03403D


  • Kaspar T.C., S.D. Taylor, K.H. Yano, T.G. Lach, Y. Zhou, Z. Zhu, and A. Kohnert, et al. 2021. "Bulk and short-circuit anion diffusion in epitaxial Fe2O3 films quantified using buried isotopic tracer layers." Advanced Materials Interfaces 8, no. 9:2001768. PNNL-SA-155914. doi:10.1002/admi.202001768
  • Yano K.H., A. Kohnert, A. Banerjee, D.J. Edwards, E. Holby, T.C. Kaspar, and H. Kim, et al. 2021. "Radiation-Enhanced Anion Transport in Hematite." Chemistry of Materials 33, no. 7:2307-2318. PNNL-SA-157643. doi:10.1021/acs.chemmater.0c04235


  • Yano K.H., S.D. Taylor, T.C. Kaspar, T.G. Lach, and D.K. Schreiber. 2020. "Resolving atomic transport through iron oxide under irradiation using isotopic tracers." Microscopy and Microanalysis 26, no. S2:1108-1110. PNNL-SA-151954. doi:10.1017/S1431927620016979
  • Yano K.H., Y. Wu, and J.P. Wharry. 2020. "Method for Evaluating Irradiation Effects on Flow Stress in Fe-9%Cr ODS Using TEM in situ Cantilevers." JOM. The Journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society 72, no. 5:065-2074. PNNL-SA-151821. doi:10.1007/s11837-020-04110-x

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