Checking date: 10/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Advanced Materials for Fusion
Study: European Master in Nuclear Fusion Science and Engineering Physic (273)

Coordinating teacher: LEGUEY GALAN, TERESA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Physics

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Basic knowledge of Atomic Physics, Electrodynamics, Material Science and Solid State Physics (graduate level).
Description of contents: programme
1. Structural Materials requirements for Fusion Reactors 2. Basic concepts from Materials Science 3. Principles of Radiation Damage (RD) 4. Effects of RD on Microstructure 5. Modelling RD: The SRIM code 6. Particular Effects of Ion irradiation 7. Effects of RD on Mechanical Properties 8. Ferritic/Martensitic and Ferritic steels 9. Oxide Dispersion Strengthened (ODS) Steels 10. Tungsten alloys , Vanadium alloys and other relevant materials
Learning activities and methodology
Classroom lectures plus post-lecture assignments.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.