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Evolution of Point Defect Clusters During Ion
Irradiation & Thermal Annealing
By Alexander V. Fedorov
Delft University Press
136 pages, illustrated
$54.00 paper original
This Ph.D. thesis presents a theoretical and experimental study on point defect clustering. Contents include: Introduction. Computer simulation of defect evolution: MODEX. Thermal desorption technique. DANFYSIK accelerator. Positron Beam Analysis. Helium traps in vanadium alloys and their thermal stability. Deuterium trapping in beryllium and beryllium pre-implanted with helium. Tritium retention in ceramic breeding materials. Nanosize cavities in silicon and MgO. Appendices include: Stationary diffusion equation. Non-stationary diffusion equation. Groups of Clusters. Trapping at unstable sinks.