Effects of irradiation environment on V-4Cr-4Ti alloys

Hideo Watanabe, Takeo Muroga, Takuya Nagasaka

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Abstract

The effects of oxygen pick-up in an irradiation environment in a vacuum chamber during ion- and neutronirradiation of V-4Cr-4Ti alloys were studied. The density and size of titanium oxides in the alloys were found to drastically increase because of the oxygen pick-up, especially for cases of higher irradiation dose and specimen temperature. Using Zr foil as a diffusion barrier and doping the V-4Cr-4Ti alloys with Y can be considered as effective techniques for reducing the reaction of Ti with C, O, and N to form Ti(C,O,N) because of oxygen-pick up from irradiation environment.

Original languageEnglish
Article number2405011
JournalPlasma and Fusion Research
Volume12
Issue numberSpecialissue
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2017

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  • Condensed Matter Physics

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