Detection of charged hydrogen in ferritic steel through cryogenic secondary ion mass spectrometry

Atsushi Nishimoto, Motomichi Koyama, Shigeru Yamato, Yasuji Oda, Tohru Awane, Hiroshi Noguchi

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Abstract

Hydrogen uptake in a ferritic steel was investigated through secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS) at 83 K, where hydrogen diffusion is sufficiently suppressed. Additionally, the SIMS was operated with cold trap and Si sputtering to reduce the back ground effect. Thanks to the suppression of hydrogen diffusion during the measurements, the cryogenic SIMS could demonstrate reproducible results which showed a significant difference in hydrogen content between hydrogen-charged and uncharged specimens. Namely, hydrogen in the ferritic steel was successfully detected similarly to austenitic steels.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)335-337
Number of pages3
Journalisij international
Volume55
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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