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Offline Marlin

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A new lead on a 50-year-old radiation damage mystery

For half a century, researchers have seen loops of displaced atoms appearing inside nuclear reactor steel after exposure to radiation, but no one could work out how.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/11/181116164511.htm
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Re: A new lead on a 50-year-old radiation damage mystery
« Reply #1 on: Nov 20, 2018, 11:48 »
I thought interstitial defects were a known quantity decades ago.

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Re: A new lead on a 50-year-old radiation damage mystery
« Reply #2 on: Nov 20, 2018, 01:04 »
something about loops now not lines....but I'm not sure why it matters so much....nerd stuff

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Re: A new lead on a 50-year-old radiation damage mystery
« Reply #3 on: Nov 20, 2018, 01:08 »
....nerd stuff

Well it was a computer model.  :P

 


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