Radiation Damage and Development of a MC Software Tool

  • Vinod Kumar VermaEmail author
  • Karel Katovsky
Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)


The chapter comprises innovative efforts taken in case of defining radiation damage. Older models and codes used for the estimation of radiation damage are considered as a matter of discussion elsewhere. In fact, simulation codes and models of calculation of data required for designing new energy systems, have more concern of comparison with the new experimental data which is being collected world over as described in earlier chapters. For computation of radiation damage up to several MeV energy, atomic collision cross section play much vital role than consideration of passage of the products of inelastic collision at these energies. In case of radiation damage by passage of gamma radiation estimation of single vacancies and interstitials is highly desired in design and modeling of several electronic devices. This requires attention to the subject of radiation damage too. Nevertheless, role of dynamical models including kinetic Monte Carlo have more vital role to play in future activities of applications of radiation in the field of medical science.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of RajasthanJaipurIndia
  2. 2.GGSIP UniversityNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.Department of Electrical Power Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and CommunicationBrno University of TechnologyBrnoCzech Republic

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