PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Ange-Therese Akono, Seid Koric, Waltraud M. Kriven, Influence of Pore Structure on the Strength Behavior of Geopolymer Composites, Cement and Concrete Composites, In Press.
  2. Fuchs, S.J., Espinoza, D.N., Lopano, C., Akono, A.-T., and Werth, C.J, Geochemical and geomechanical alteration of Mount Simon reservoir rock by CO2-saturated brine following carbon sequestration, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, In Press, (2019).
  3. Ange-Therese Akono, Jennifer L. Druhan, Gabriela Dávila, Theodore Tsotsis, Kristian Jessen, Samantha Fuchs, Dustin Crandall, Zhuofan Shi, Laura Dalton, Mary K. Tkach, Angela L. Goodman, Scott Frailey, Charles J. Werth, A Review of Geo-Chemical-Mechanical Impacts in Geological Carbon Storage Reservoirs, Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, DOI: 1002/ghg.1870, (2019).
  4. Ange-Therese Akono, Pooyan Kabir, Zhuofan Shi, Samantha Fuchs, Theodore Tsotsis, Kristian Jessen, Charles J Werth, Modeling CO2-Induced Alterations in Mt. Simon Sandstone via Nanomechanics, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-018-1655-2, (2018).
  5. Ange-Therese Akono, Pooyan Kabir, Influence of geochemistry on toughening behavior of organic-rich shaleActa Geotecnica, DOI:  10.1007/s11440-018-0715-9, (2018).
  6. Ange-Therese Akono, Jiaxin Chen, Sakdirat Kaewunruen, Friction and Fracture Characteristics of Engineered Crumb-Rubber Concrete at Microscopic LengthscaleJournal of Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 175, pp. 735-745, (2018).
  7. Kevin Anderson, Ange-Therese AkonoMicrostructure–toughness relationships in calcium aluminate cement–polymer composites using instrumented scratch testing, Journal of Materials Science, Vol. 52, pp. 13120-13132, (2017).
  8. Pooyan Kabir, Franz-Josef Ulm, Ange-Therese AkonoRate-Independent Fracture Toughness of Grey and Black Kerogen-Rich Shales, Acta Geotecnica, doi:10.1007/s11440-017-0562-0, (2017).
  9. Ange-Therese Akono, Franz-Josef Ulm, Microscopic Toughness of Viscous Solids via Scratching: From Amorphous Polymers to Gas Shale,  Journal of Nanomechanics and Micromechanics, Vol. 7, pp. 04017009, (2017).
  10. Ange-Therese AkonoLetter to the Editor Reply to “Discussion on the Fracture mechanics interpretation of the scratch test by Akono et al.Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 178, pp. 14-21, (2017).
  11. Caroline V. Johnson, Jiaxin Chen, Nicole P. Hasparyk, Paulo J. M. Monteiro, Ange-Therese AkonoFracture properties of the alkali silicate gel using microscopic scratch testingCement and Concrete Composites, Vol. 79, pp. 71-75, (2017).
  12. Ange-Therese Akono, Gregory A. Bouche, Rebuttal: shallow and deep scratch tests as powerful alternatives to asses the fracture properties of quasi-brittle materialsEngineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 158, pp. 23-38, (2016).
  13. Ange-Therese Akono, Pooyan Kabir, Microscopic Characterization of Gas Shale via Scratch Testing, Mechanics Research Communications, Vol. 78, Part B, pp. 86-92, (2016).
  14. Ange-Therese AkonoEnergetic Size Effect Law at the Microscopic Scale: Application to Progressive-load Scratch TestingASCE’s Journal of Nanomechanics and Micromechanics, Vol. 6, (2016).
  15. Gregory A. Bouche, Ange-Therese Akono, Micromechanics-based Lower Bounds on the Macroscopic Fracture Toughness of Micro-Particulate Composites, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 148, pp. 243-257  (2015) [pdf].
  16. Konrad J. Krakowiak, Jeffrey J. Thomas, Simone Musso, Simon James, Ange-Therese Akono, Franz-Josef Ulm: Nano-chemo-mechanical Signature of Conventional Oil-well Cement Systems: Effects of Elevated Temperature and Curing Time Cement Concrete Research, Vol. 67, pp. 103-121, (2015) [pdf].
  17. A.-T. Akono, F.-J. Ulm, Z. P. Bazant: Discussion: Strength-to-fracture scaling in scratching, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 119, pp. 21 (2014) [pdf].
  18. A.-T. Akono, F.-J. Ulm: An improved technique for characterizing the fracture toughness via scratch test experiments Wear, Vol. 313, pp. 117 (2014) [pdf].
  19. A.-T. Akono and F.-J. Ulm, Fracture Scaling Relations for Scratch Tests of Axisymmetric Shape, Journal of The Mechanics and Physics of Solids,  Vol. 60 (3), pp. 379 (2012) [pdf].
  20. A.-T. Akono, N. X. Randall and F.-J. Ulm, Experimental determination of the fracture toughness via micro scratch tests: application to polymers, ceramics and metals, Journal of Materials Research, Vol. 27, pp. 485 (2012) [pdf].
  21. A.-T Akono, P. M. Reis, F.-J. Ulm, Scratching as a Fracture Process: From butter to Steel, Physical Review Letters, Vol. 106, pp. 4302 (2011) [pdf].
  22. A.-T. Akono, F.-J. Ulm: Scratch test model for the determination of fracture toughness. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 78, pp. 334 (2011) [pdf].