Korean J. Met. Mater.
2017;55(8):559-565. Published online 2017 Aug 1
Spent nuclear fuel is stored and transported in cask bodies, but they become embrittled with the passage of time resulting in lattice defects due to neutron irradiation. Cask bodies made by the quenching and tempering (QT) treatment are not safe and are hard to store because of embrittlement caused by..... More