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91 steel for development of an in-situ positron annihilation life time monitoring system. Other components were also added, including a positron injection guide, positron annihilation gamma ray detector, electron heater, and an optical creep displacement sensor, enabling high temperature, in-situ monitor of structural degradation accompanying creep deformation measurement. Fig. 14 (16) shows the creep rate and the positron annihilation life time in terms of creep time. Looking at the transient creep region, dislocation within the lath matrix is considered to gradually disappear decreasing dislocation density.

Masuyama, “History of Power Plants and Progress in Heat Resistant Steels”, ISIJ International, 41 (2001), 612 – 625. 2. M. Fukuda, H. Sone, E. Saito, Y. Tanaka, T. Takahashi, A. Shiibashi, J. Iwasaki, S. Takano and S. Izumi, “Refurbishment of Aged PC Power Plants with Advanced USC Technology”, Fifth Int. Conf. on Advances in Materials Technology for Fossil Power Plants, Marco Island, Florida, Oct. 3-5, (2007). 3. F. Masuyama, “Advanced Power Plant Developments and Material Experiences in Japan”, J.

52%. After 700°C prolonged exposure, the radius of γ’ particles increases linearly with the root of aging time and obeys diffusion-controlled coarsening kinetics that governing the growth rate of γ’ phase. 23% after 18,000h. The strengthening effect due to the increase of γ’ amount compensates the loss of strength caused by γ’ particle growth. The change of γ’ composition also proves that γ’ phase is rather stable during the prolonged aging at 700°C till 18,000h. GH2984 posseses excellent oxidation resistance as well as corrosion resistance and antiintergranular corrosion property, which is free of cracks after various heat treatments or welding.

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