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Title: Features of structural response of mechanically loaded crystallites to irradiation

A molecular dynamics method is employed to investigate the origin and evolution of plastic deformation in elastically deformed iron and vanadium crystallites due to atomic displacement cascades. Elastic stress states of crystallites result from different degrees of specimen deformation. Crystallites are deformed under constant-volume conditions. Atomic displacement cascades with the primary knock-on atom energy up to 50 keV are generated in loaded specimens. It is shown that irradiation may cause not only the Frenkel pair formation but also large-scale structural rearrangements outside the irradiated area, which prove to be similar to rearrangements proceeding by the twinning mechanism in mechanically loaded specimens.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2]
  1. Institute of Strength Physics and Materials Science SB RAS, Tomsk, 634055 (Russian Federation)
  2. (Russian Federation)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22492543
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1683; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: International conference on advanced materials with hierarchical structure for new technologies and reliable structures 2015, Tomsk (Russian Federation), 21-25 Sep 2015; Other Information: (c) 2015 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; ATOMIC DISPLACEMENTS; ATOMS; DEFORMATION; ELASTICITY; IRON; IRRADIATION; KNOCK-ON; MOLECULAR DYNAMICS METHOD; PLASTICITY; STRESSES; TWINNING; VANADIUM