Impact of plastic deformation on plasma induced damage and deuterium retention in tungsten

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Impact of plastic deformation on plasma induced damage and deuterium retention in tungsten. / Bakaeva, Anastasiia; Terentyev, Dmitry; Dubinko, Andrii.

In: MRS Advances, Vol. 2, No. 55, 11.06.2017, p. 3347-3352.

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title = "Impact of plastic deformation on plasma induced damage and deuterium retention in tungsten",
abstract = "Recent theoretical and subsequent experimental studies suggest that the uptake and release of deuterium (D) in tungsten (W) under high flux ITER-relevant plasma exposure is controlled by dislocation microstructure. Thanks to numerical calculations, a comprehensive mechanism for the nucleation and growth of D bubbles on dislocation network was proposed. The process of bubble nucleation can be described as D atom trapping at a dislocation line, its in-core migration, the coalescence of several D atoms into a multiple cluster eventually transforming into a nano-bubble. This view implies that the initial microstructure might be crucial for D uptake and degradation of the sub-surface layer under prolonged plasma exposure. In this work, we apply several experimental techniques to investigate the microstructure and mechanical properties of surface and sub-surface layer of W in recrystallized and plastically-deformed condition exposed to the high flux plasma. We use transmission and scanning electron microscopy, thermal desorption spectroscopy as well as nano-indentation measurements.",
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