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Title: Temperature dependence of helium-implantation-induced lattice swelling in polycrystalline tungsten: X-ray micro-diffraction and Eigenstrain modelling

Using synchrotron X-ray micro-diffraction and Eigenstrain analysis the distribution of lattice swelling near grain boundaries in helium-implanted polycrystalline tungsten is quantified. Samples heat-treated at up to 1473 K after implantation show less uniform lattice swelling that varies significantly from grain to grain compared to as-implanted samples. An increase in lattice swelling is found in the vicinity of some grain boundaries, even at depths beyond the implanted layer. As a result, these findings are discussed in terms of the evolution of helium-ion-implantation-induced defects.
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  1. Univ. of Oxford, Oxford (United Kingdom); Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau (France)
  2. Univ. of Oxford, Oxford (United Kingdom)
  3. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
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Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Scripta Materialia
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 107; Journal ID: ISSN 1359-6462
Research Org:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE X-ray micro-diffraction; Eigenstrain analysis; helium ion-implantation; lattice swelling; Tungsten