Preface. Part I: 1. Basic defects in metals (P. Ehrhart, K.H. Robrock and H.R. Schober). 2. Production of radiation defects by collision cascades in metals (V.M. Agranovich and V.V. Kirsanov). 3. Theory of microstructural evolution (R. Bullough and M.H. Wood). 4. Phase stability and solute segregation during irradiation (H. Wiedersich). Part II: 5. Quasichemical reactions involving point defects in irradiated semiconductors (V.L. Vinetskii and G.A. Kholodar). 6. Radiation damage and stress effects in superconductors: materials for high-field applications (C.L. Snead Jr. and T. Luhman). 7. Radiation effects in non-metals (F.W. Clinard Jr. and L.W. Hobbs). 8. Creation of Frenkel defect pairs by excitons in alkali halides (Ch. B. Lushchik). 9. Irradiation growth of metals and alloys (V.F. Zelensky and E.A. Reznichenko). 10. Irradiation creep in metals (V.V. Slyozov and P.A. Bereznyak). 11. Blistering (M.I. Guseva and Yu. V. Martynenko). Author index. Subject index. Cumulative index.