About the book
Advancements in the nuclear technology state of the art are inherently linked to advancements in related materials developments, manufacturing and ultimate availability for applications. This book aims to provide an opportunity to explore contemporary and emerging frontiers in nuclear materials. The book scope is envisioned to cover topics ranges from fundamentals to such applied topics as accident tolerant nuclear fuels and materials performance in various radiation environments to nuclear materials management. Articles on materials compatibility, corrosion and radiation damage survey developments of paramount importance for current and novel nuclear systems and applications. The book covers nuclear fission and fusion domains. Manufacturing options and performance evaluations metrics and methods can also be included. Readers are expected to gain insights into the status of nuclear materials, underlying challenges, paradigm-shifting breakthroughs and trailblazers. The discussion of nuclear materials goes beyond nuclear energy to every day nuclear material uses. Let’s look into the art of nuclear materials, fundamentals and applications to create and design new nuclear energy systems and enhance the contemporary technologies!