Cómo las radiaciones alteran los objetos

J. Rickards


An outline of topics that constitute a graduate course on interaction of radiation with matter is presented. The list covers the physical events that produce structural changes in materials, and some of the techniques used to study them. Starting with the initial binary event, a sequence of typical processes that take place as radiation passes through matter is described, with emphasis on atomic displacements and the evolution of cascades. Procedures that involve large numbers of events and use statistical methods, like Monte Carlo and molecular dynamics, are sketched, leading to the description of macroscopic effects, and eventually continuum theories.


Radiation; damage; structure.

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Revista Mexicana de Física E

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