• Rainer Lässer
Part of the Springer Series in Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 9)


This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of the discovery of tritium, before outlining some important properties of all of the hydrogen isotopes. Some essential background information about hydrogen and tritium in metals is included, too.


Hydrogen Embrittlement Hydrogen Isotope Heavy Water Spot Welding Tritium Concentration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rainer Lässer
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  1. 1.Institut für FestkörperforschungKernforschungsanlage JülichJülichGermany
  2. 2.JET Joint UndertakingAbingdon, OxfordshireUK

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