Phelma Formation 2022

Le vieillissement par irradiation - WPMUIRA4

  • Volumes horaires

    • CM 6.0
    • Projet 0
    • TD 10.0
    • Stage 0
    • TP 4.0

    Crédits ECTS

    Crédits ECTS 1.0


After completion of the module, student should be able to :

  • Calculate displacement damage in any materials knowing the irradiation flux
  • Determine the main irradiation ageing that affect a given component/material
Contact Emilie FERRIE


Irradiation hardening (loops dislocation bubbles,clear bands)
Irradiation embrittlement, ductility reduction (Ductile-Brittle Transition, Davidenkoff diagrams)
Irradiation creep and growth
Wigner Effect, irradiation damage in ceramics and fuels (fundamentals for D1)
Radiolysis (irradiation damage in water and polymers)


Statistical Physics, Quantum Physics, Crystallography and Basic Materials Science (phase diagrams, dislocations, diffusion laws).

Contrôle des connaissances

Semestre 9 - L'examen existe uniquement en anglais 

written exam (2h)

Informations complémentaires

Semestre 9 - Le cours est donné uniquement en anglais EN

Cursus ingénieur->Cursus Internationaux->Semestre 9


Gary Was, Fundamentals of Radiation Materials Science, Springer-Verlag (July 2007)
Solid state phenomena, Vol 30 & 31, (1993) pages 7-74