Accession Number : ADD000851

Title :   Method of Improving Properties of an Alloy by Radiation.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Damask,Arthur C

Report Date : 06 Jul 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : This invention relates to a method for altering the physical and mechanical properties of certain solids and more particularly to a method for promoting order-disorder and other diffusion reactions by formation of excess vacancies through gamma-ray irradiation and temperature control.

Descriptors :   *Radiation effects, *Alloys, *Patents, Diffusion, Crystal defects, Gamma rays, Brass

Subject Categories : Metallurgy and Metallography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE