What is it about?

Starting from fundamental physics, we develop a crystal plasticity law for Tungsten

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Why is it important?

Tungsten is a promising candiate for the containment of fusion reactors


Enhancing the model to incorporate effects of alloying elements and develop a model to predict the hardening in bcc materials

Martin Diehl
Associatie KU Leuven

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This page is a summary of: Unraveling the temperature dependence of the yield strength in single-crystal tungsten using atomistically-informed crystal plasticity calculations, International Journal of Plasticity, March 2016, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijplas.2015.09.002.
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