Community Research and Development Information Service - CORDIS


This paper deals with the formation of a deuterium permeation barrier on SiC/SiC composites, proposed as low activation structural materials for the first wall of fusion reactor. An Al-Si (12%) eutectic has been coated on SiC/SiC by a plasma spraying process and subsequently heat treated to maximize the interfacial bond strength. Permeation measurement were performed in the temperature range 300 K to 750 K using deuterium at pressure in the range 0.5 KPa to 150 KPa.

Additional information

Authors: RACAULT C, JRC Ispra (IT);FENICI P, JRC Ispra (IT);BROSSA F, JRC Ispra (IT);SERRA E, JRC Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented : Fourth European Ceramic Society Conference, Faenza (IT), October 2-6, 1995
Availability: Available from (1) as paper EN 39013 ORA
Record Number: 199610810 / Last updated on: 1996-08-30
Original language: en
Available languages: en