Radiation damage to materials
Billington, Douglas S. Formerly, Materials Science, Metals and Ceramics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Damage mechanisms
- Damage in cladding
- Damage in engineering materials
- Beneficial effects
- Related Primary Literature
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Harmful changes in the properties of liquids, gases, and solids, caused by interaction with nuclear radiations. For a discussion of radiation damage in minerals. For a description of damage caused to biological systems by radiation See also: Metamict state; Radiation injury (biology) .
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