STP1125

    Dislocation Core Microstructure and Its Effect on Irradiation Creep

    Published: Jan 1992


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    Abstract

    A short review of the possible effects of dislocation core microstructure on irradiation creep is presented. It is shown that the account of point-defect absorption limitations in dislocation cores gives rise to orientational dependence of dislocation climb velocities and thus to nonzero values of irradiation creep compliance. Also, the kinetics of dislocation loop growth at early stages of irradiation is discussed.

    Keywords:

    irradiation, creep, dislocation core, jogs


    Author Information:

    Borodin, VA
    Senior scientist and laboratory head, Kurchatov Atomic Energy Institute, Moscow,

    Ryazanov, AI
    Senior scientist and laboratory head, Kurchatov Atomic Energy Institute, Moscow,


    Paper ID: STP17892S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E10.08

    DOI: 10.1520/STP17892S


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