Aspects of radiation damage effects in Fe-Cr alloys from the point of view of atomistic modelling

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Fe-Cr alloys are the basis of high-Cr ferritic steels, which are the candidates for the structural materials for near future power plants. Recently, a significant effort has been put in the development of theoretical models dealing with the response of Fe-Cr alloys to irradiation. Here, we give a brief overview of the current level of understanding of radiation damage in Fe-Cr alloys, based on the most recent results. In particular, we review and summarize data obtained using different atomistic modelling techniques in order to refine the most important findings achieved over the past few years.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)68-79
JournalProblems in Atomic Science and Technology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2009
Event2008 - IAEA Technical Meeting on Accelerator Simulation and Theoretical Medeling of Radiation Effect - IAEA, Kharkov, Ukraine
Duration: 9 Jun 200813 Jun 2008


  • Fe-Cr, modelling, radiation damage

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