Formation of He-Rich Layers Observed by Neutron Reflectometry in the He-Ion-Irradiated Cr/W Multilayers: Effects of Cr/W Interfaces on the He-Trapping Behavior.

Abstract

Cr/W multilayer nanocomposites were presented in the paper as potential candidate materials for the plasma facing components in fusion reactors. We used neutron reflectometry to measure the depth profile of helium in the multienergy He ions irradiated [Cr/W (50 nm)]3 multilayers. Results showed that He-rich layers with low neutron scattering potential energy form at the Cr/W interfaces, which is in great agreement with previous modeling results of other multilayers. This phenomenon provided a strong evidence for the He trapping effects of Cr/W interfaces and implied the possibility of using the Cr/W multilayer nanocomposites as great He-tolerant plasma facing materials.

DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b07419

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@article{Chen2016FormationOH, title={Formation of He-Rich Layers Observed by Neutron Reflectometry in the He-Ion-Irradiated Cr/W Multilayers: Effects of Cr/W Interfaces on the He-Trapping Behavior.}, author={Feida Chen and Xiao-Bin Tang and Hai Huang and Xinxi Li and Yan Wang and Chaoqiang Huang and Jian Liu and Huan Li and Da Chen}, journal={ACS applied materials & interfaces}, year={2016}, volume={8 37}, pages={24300-5} }