Phase-field simulation of hydride precipitation in bi-crystalline zirconium

X. Q. Ma, S. Q. Shi, C. H. Woo, L. Q. Chen

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The morphological evolution of γ-hydride precipitation and growth in a zirconium bi-crystal is simulated using a phase field kinetic model. The result shows the heterogeneous nucleation at the grain boundary. The likelihood of hydride growth across the grain boundary is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)237-241
Number of pages5
JournalScripta Materialia
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys


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