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Neutron diffraction is a versatile scientific tool in materials research and fundamental science. It can be used for non-destructive evaluation of residual stress evolution, powder studies and texture analysis, phase transition detection, and for extracting information on micro-structural changes. In this paper an overview is given of the basic principles of the technique, the diffraction facilities available at the HFR, and a selection of results concerning degradation of materials or structures is presented.

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Authors: KIRIAKOPOULOS MK, JRC, Institute for Advanced Materials, Petten (NL);YOUTSOS AG, JRC, Institute for Advanced Materials, Petten (NL)
Bibliographic Reference: An oral report given at the: Joint EC-IAEA Specialists Meeting on NDT Methods for Monitoring Degradation. Organised by: JRC. Held at: JRC Petten (NL)
Record Number: 200013344 / Last updated on: 2001-06-27
Original language: en
Available languages: en