Radiation Damage and Ion Behaviour in Ion Implanted Vanadium and Nickel Single Crystals

  • M. Gettings
  • K. G. Langguth
  • G. Linker


Distributions and annealing behaviour of heavy ion induced radiation damage in single crystal nickel and vanadium are compared. Sharp annealing stages are reported for Ni while for V the production of a polycrystalline layer, ascribed to the action of precipitates, prevented the annealing of damage after high dose implantations. The use of 4He+ ion channelling revealed disorder at depths much greater than the ions projected range, an observation that was supported by electron microscopy measurements. Implanted ion diffusion in vanadium was found to be dependent on the ion species used and the annealing behaviour of precipitates. Preliminary quantitative measurements indicate that diffusion coefficients are low.


Radiation Damage Annealing Behaviour Nickel Single Crystal Polycrystalline Layer Backscattering Spectrum 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. 1.
    Norris, D.I.R., Phil. Mag. 19, 527, 653 (1969).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Chen, C.W., Mastenbroek, A., Elen, J.D., Rad. Eff. 16, 127 (1972).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Chen, C.W., Phys. Stat. Sol. (a) 16, 197 (1973).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Diehl, J., Diepers, H., Hertel, B., Can. J. Phys. 46, 647 (1968).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Rau, R.C., Ladd, R.L., J.Nucl.Mat. 30, 297 (1969).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Linker, G., Gettings, M., Meyer, O., III Int. Conf. on Ion Implantation in Semiconductors and other materials, Yorktown Heights Dec. 1973.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Gettings, M., Meyer, O., Linker.. G., to be published in Radiation Effects.Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Gettings, M., Langguth, K.G., Meyer, O., Verh. DPG 3, 367 (1973).Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Smith, H.J., Rad. Eff. 18, 65 (1973).CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Gettings
    • 1
  • K. G. Langguth
    • 1
  • G. Linker
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Angewandte KernphysikKernforschungszentrum KarlsruheGermany

Personalised recommendations