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Current issue   Ukr. J. Phys. 2016, Vol. 61, N 3, p.213-218
doi:10.15407/ujpe61.03.0213    Paper

Mykytenko N. 

K.D. Ushynskyi South-Ukrainian National Pedagogical University
(26, Staroportofrankivs’ka Str., Odesa 65020, Ukraine; e-mail: mykytenkon@gmail.com)

Radiation-Induced Formation of “Heavy” Clusters in Binary Crystals

Section: Atoms and Molecules
Original Author's Text: Ukrainian

Abstract: Radiation-induced formation of defects in binary crystals with significantly different atomic masses has been studied. The classical molecular dynamics method is used for a modified model that is an alternative for that with pair collisions. A computer program realizing the Verlet algorithm in the framework of the molecular dynamics approach is developed. The results obtained testify to the existence of a certain interval of incident particle energies, at which the so-called “heavy” clusters, i.e. clusters composed of heavier atoms, can be formed.

Key words: radiation-induced defect formation, binary crystals, molecular dynamics, computer simulation.

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