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

X. Q. Ma, San-Qiang 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
Pages (from-to)237-241
Number of pages5
JournalScripta Materialia
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2002


  • Bi-crystal
  • Computer simulation
  • Morphology evolution
  • Zirconium hydride

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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