Modified analytical interatomic potential for a W-H system with defects
Li, Xiao-Chun and Shu, Xiaolin and Liu, Yi-Nan and Gao, F. and Lu, Guang-Hong
JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS, 408, 12-17 (2011)
We construct modified W-H and W-W analytical bond-order potentials for a W-H system. In combination with Brenner's H-H potential, we demonstrate that such potentials can reproduce energetics and structural properties of W and W-H systems, including defect formation energies, surface energies and diffusion barriers as well as melting point determined from first-principles or experiments. The present potentials can be employed for modelling the behaviour of H in W containing defects such as vacancies and surfaces. (C) 2010 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
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