Features the most current research from an international body of leading experts on how radiation impacts the microstructure and mechanical properties of a wide range of metals.
This comprehensive publication includes 71 peer-reviewed papers organized into the following key areas:
radiation damage mechanisms and modeling in reactor pressure vessel steels
relevant mechanical properties and test techniques for pressure vessel steels
grain boundary segregation studies
microstructural aspects of annealing; recovery of properties by thermal annealing
damage characterization using nondestructive techniques
segregation and properties of austenitic alloys
irradiation creep and swelling in structural and austenitic alloys
microstructural studies and mechanical properties experiments on ferritic and ferritic-martensitic alloys
and experiments using copper and copper alloys, vanadium alloys and other materials including aluminum, beryllium, zirconium and sapphire.