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The trapping of energetic deuterium codeposited with BeO has been measured on a silicon collector probe in the temperature range from room temperature to 800 K. Deuterium codeposits with BeO at room temperature at a ratio of 0.36. At elevated temperatures the amount of codeposited deuterium decreases. At 573 K the ratio D/BeO is 0.17 and decreases to 0.07 at 773 K. The thermal release of deuterium codeposited at room temperature begins at 400 K. At temperatures above 800 K all deuterium is released.

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Authors: MAYER M, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Garching bei München (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Journal of Nuclear Materials, Vol. 240 (1997) pp. 164-167
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