Flux dependence of cluster formation in neutron irradiated weld material - small-angle neutron scattering experiments and rate theory simulation

@article{Bergner2008FluxDO,
  title={Flux dependence of cluster formation in neutron irradiated weld material - small-angle neutron scattering experiments and rate theory simulation},
  author={Frank Bergner and Uwe Birkenheuer and Andreas Ulbricht and F. Weiss},
  journal={2008 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record},
  year={2008},
  pages={2634-2638}
}
Small-angle neutron scattering was applied to investigate the size distribution of irradiation-induced defect-solute clusters in a reactor pressure vessel weld material containing 0.22 wt% copper. In order to identify flux effects the material was exposed to neutron irradiations at two different levels of neutron flux in such a manner that the same value of neutron fluence was accumulated. We observed a pronounced effect of neutron flux on the cluster size, whereas the total volume fraction of… CONTINUE READING