The Study of Damage Caused by Proton and Alpha Particles on the Surface of Alloys Used as Structures in Nuclear Reactors


  • Sunantasak Ravangvong Faculty of Science and Technology, Phetchaburi Rajabhat University
  • Punsak Glumglomchit Huahinvitthayalai School, Prachuapkhirikhan
  • Pattaranan Proprsserd Huahinvitthayalai School, Prachuapkhirikhan
  • Tatpicha Keawkrid Huahinvitthayalai School, Prachuapkhirikhan
  • Thanapon Thiantanakorn Huahinvitthayalai School, Prachuapkhirikhan
  • Chumphon Khobkham Faculty of Engineering, Thonburi University
  • Kittisak Sriwongsa Faculty of Education, Silpakorn University


Ion Distribution, Ion Ranges, Mass Stopping Power, Alloy


The aim of this work is to study the damage from proton (H+) and alpha (He2+) particles interaction with TiVNbTa, TiVZrTa and TiVCrTa alloys using stopping of ion ranges in matter (SRIM) program version 2013. This program is based on the binary collision approximation
technique. The Ion distribution and Ion values ranging at 1 MeV while Mass stopping power parameters at energy ranging 1 - 1,000 MeV were analyzed. The results of ion distribution for H+ and He2+ particles with all alloys at 1 MeV of energy and penetration depth of 12 m
showed that H+ particles had more penetrating and damaging effect on the surface regions of the three alloys than He2+ particles and the ion ranges values corresponding to the ion distribution values. The mass stopping power for TiVZrTa alloy had the lowest value.
These results indicated that TiVZrTa alloy was excellent H+ and He2+ shielding.


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