Professional record

  • Since 2004: Head of Department Structural Materials
  • 1992-2003: Senior scientist at Hemholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany
  • 1989-1991: Scientist at Central Institute of Nuclear Research of the Academy of Science, Germany
  • 1985-1989: Scientist at Dresden University of Technology, Germany
  • 1989: PhD in Applied Mechanics, Dresden University of Technology, Germany
  • 1985: Diploma in Engineering, Dresden University of Technology, Germany

Research fields

  • Irradiation effects in structural materials
  • Materials testing
  • Fracture mechanics
  • Small punch test

Memberships / Board activities

  • Since 2008: member of project committee "Components safety" of the Project Management Agency "Reactor Safety Research"
  • Since 2011: member of the steering committee of the EERA Joint Programme of Nuclear Materials
  • Since 2016: member of the working group "Creep and relaxation testing" of the DIN

Recent publications

Scopus Author ID: 6602673970; ORCID: 0000-0002-1177-2650

2020

Brittle-ductile transition temperature of recrystallized tungsten following exposure to fusion relevant cyclic high heat load

Shah, V.; van Dommelen, J. A. W.; Altstadt, E.; Das, A.; Geers, M. G. D.


Design and high temperature behavior of novel heat resistant steels strengthened by high density of stable nanoprecipitates

Vivas, J.; De-Castro, D.; Altstadt, E.; Houska, M.; San-Martin, D.; Capdevila, C.


Microstructure and fracture toughness characterization of three 9Cr ODS EUROFER steels with different thermo-mechanical treatments

Das, A.; Chekhonin, P.; Altstadt, E.; Mcclintock, D.; Bergner, F.; Heintze, C.; Lindau, R.


Relationships between depth-resolved primary radiation damage, irradiation-induced nanostructure and nanoindentation response of ion-irradiated Fe-Cr and ODS Fe-Cr alloys

Vogel, K.; Heintze, C.; Chekhonin, P.; Akhmadaliev, S.; Altstadt, E.; Bergner, F.

Related publications


Microstructural characterization of inhomogeneity in 9Cr ODS EUROFER steel

Das, A.; Chekhonin, P.; Altstadt, E.; Bergner, F.; Heintze, C.; Lindau, R.


2019

Developments in the estimation of tensile strength by small punch testing

Holmström, S.; Simonovski, I.; Baraldi, D.; Bruchhausen, M.; Altstadt, E.; Delville, R.


Effect of anisotropic microstructure of ODS steels on small punch test results

Altstadt, E.; Bergner, F.; Das, A.; Houska, M.


Microstructural degradation and creep fracture behavior of conventionally and thermomechanically treated 9% Chromium Heat Resistant steel

Vivas, J.; Capdevila, C.; Altstadt, E.; Houska, M.; Sabirov, I.; San-Martín, D.


2018

Why do secondary cracks preferentially form in hot-rolled ODS steels in comparison with hot-extruded ODS steels?

Das, A.; Viehrig, H. W.; Altstadt, E.; Bergner, F.; Hoffmann, J.

Related publications


Determining the ultimate tensile strength of fuel cladding tubes by small punch testing

Simonovski, I.; Baraldi, D.; Holmström, S.; Altstadt, E.; Delville, R.; Bruchhausen, M.


Effect of ausforming temperature on creep strength of G91 investigated by means of small punch creep tests

Vivas, J.; Capdevila, C.; Altstadt, E.; Houska, M.; Serrano, M.; De-Castro, D.; San-Martin, D.


Importance of austenitization temperature and ausforming on creep strength in 9Cr ferritic/martensitic steel

Vivas, J.; Capdevila, C.; Altstadt, E.; Houska, M.; San-Martin, D.


Nanoindentation of ion-irradiated reactor pressure vessel steels – model-based interpretation and comparison with neutron irradiation

Röder, F.; Heintze, C.; Pecko, S.; Akhmadaliev, S.; Bergner, F.; Ulbricht, A.; Altstadt, E.


On the estimation of ultimate tensile stress from small punch testing

Altstadt, E.; Houska, M.; Simonovski, I.; Bruchhausen, M.; Holmström, S.; Lacalle, R.


2017

On the influence of microstructure on fracture behaviour of hot extruded ferritic ODS steels

Das, A.; Viehrig, H. W.; Altstadt, E.; Heintze, C.; Hoffmann, J.


Effect of microstructural anisotropy on fracture toughness of hot rolled 13Cr ODS steel – the role of primary and secondary cracking

Das, A.; Viehrig, H. W.; Bergner, F.; Heintze, C.; Altstadt, E.; Hoffmann, J.


2016

Effect of neutron flux on the characteristics of irradiation-induced nanofeatures and hardening in pressure vessel steels

Wagner, A.; Bergner, F.; Chaouadi, R.; Hein, H.; Hernández-Mayoral, M.; Serrano, M.; Ulbricht, A.; Altstadt, E.


Effect of anisotropic microstructure of a 12Cr ODS steel on the fracture behaviour in the small punch test

Altstadt, E.; Serrano, M.; Houska, M.; Garcia-Junceda, A.


Critical evaluation of the small punch test as a screening procedure for mechanical properties

Altstadt, E.; Ge, H. E.; Kuksenko, V.; Serrano, M.; Houska, M.; Lasan, M.; Bruchhausen, M.; Lapetite, J.-M.; Dai, Y.


Ion irradiation combined with nanoindentation as a screening test procedure for irradiation hardening

Heintze, C.; Bergner, F.; Akhmadaliev, S.; Altstadt, E.