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Helium Nano bubble Formation in Tungsten

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This PhD thesis characterises the damage that occurs in tungsten when it is exposed to a fusion-like environment. The book presents pioneering work on the use of grazing-incidence small-angle X-ray scattering (GISAXS) to measure nano-bubble formation in tungsten exposed to helium plasma. The phenomenon of nanoscale bubble formation within metals during helium plasma exposure can lead to undesirable changes in the material properties, such as complex nanoscale surface modification or a reduction in thermal conductivity. As a result of this work, it is now possible to quantify how nanobubble behaviour changes within different materials, and under different plasma conditions. In 2015 the author published the first GISAXS study of helium-induced nanobubble formation in tungsten, demonstrating the viability of using GISAXS for this work. This paper has generated significant interest from the international fusion community and was selected as one of the highlights for the journal Nuclear Fusion.

Measuring Helium Bubble Diameter Distributions in Tungsten with Grazing Incidence Small Angle X ray Scattering GISAXS

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Abstract: Grazing incidence small angle x-ray scattering was performed on tungsten samples exposed to helium plasma in the MAGPIE and Pisces-A linear plasma devices to measure the size distributions of resulting helium nano-bubbles. Nano-bubbles were fitted assuming spheroidal particles and an exponential diameter distribution. These particles had mean diameters between 0.36 and 0.62 nm. Pisces-A exposed samples showed more complex patterns, which may suggest the formation of faceted nano-bubbles or nano-scale surface structures.

Hydrogen and Helium Recycling at Plasma Facing Materials

Author : Ahmed Hassanein
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Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Hydrogen Isotope Recycling at Plasma Facing Materials in Fusion Reactors, Argonne, Illinois, USA from 22-24 August 2001

On the Edge of Magnetic Fusion Devices

Author : Sergei Krasheninnikov
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Nuclear Fusion

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Magnetic Fusion Energy

Author : George Neilson
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Magnetic Fusion Energy: From Experiments to Power Plants is a timely exploration of the field, giving readers an understanding of the experiments that brought us to the threshold of the ITER era, as well as the physics and technology research needed to take us beyond ITER to commercial fusion power plants. With the start of ITER construction, the world’s magnetic fusion energy (MFE) enterprise has begun a new era. The ITER scientific and technical (S&T) basis is the result of research on many fusion plasma physics experiments over a period of decades. Besides ITER, the scope of fusion research must be broadened to create the S&T basis for practical fusion power plants, systems that will continuously convert the energy released from a burning plasma to usable electricity, operating for years with only occasional interruptions for scheduled maintenance. Provides researchers in academia and industry with an authoritative overview of the significant fusion energy experiments Considers the pathway towards future development of magnetic fusion energy power plants Contains experts contributions from editors and others who are well known in the field

Metals Abstracts Index

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OECD Papers

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A compilation of reports previously issued by the OECD.

Chemical Abstracts

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Nuclear Science Abstracts

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Materials Transactions

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Proceedings of the Workshop on Ion and Slow Positron Beam Utilisation

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These proceedings provide an overview of the latest developments in the fields of ion and positron beams, and highlight areas for future international co-operation.

Electrical Electronics Abstracts

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Dissertation Abstracts International

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Materials Research

Author : Zhong Wei Gu
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Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS). This collection of 258 peer-reviewed papers focuses on the topics of eco/environmental materials, energy materials, magnesium, aerospace materials and biomaterials for medical applications.

Consolidated Translation Survey

Author : United States. Central Intelligence Agency. Foreign Documents Division
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Issues in Chemistry and General Chemical Research 2011 Edition

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Issues in Chemistry and General Chemical Research: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Chemistry and General Chemical Research. The editors have built Issues in Chemistry and General Chemical Research: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Chemistry and General Chemical Research in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Chemistry and General Chemical Research: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Light Metals Advances in Research and Application 2011 Edition

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Light Metals: Advances in Research and Application: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Light Metals. The editors have built Light Metals: Advances in Research and Application: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Light Metals in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Light Metals: Advances in Research and Application: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.