Problem

Radiation damage to materials

Nature:

Changes to the properties of liquids, gases and solids are caused by interaction with nuclear radiation; such damage to inanimate materials being limited at present to those used structurally or otherwise within the radiation field of a nuclear reactor.

Broader Problems:
Failure of materials
Aggravates:
Corrosion
Corrosion
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST