Article - 28 Apr 2011
Thin film and multilayered materials having thicknesses on the nano to microscale are critical components for numerous technologies. Substrates on which these materials are fabricated can range in...
Article - 22 Nov 2010
In this study, the microstructural design, synthesis and evaluation for the quaternary Cr-Al-Si-N coatings were investigated. Also, the overall comparisons among CrN, Cr-Al-N, Cr-Si-N, and Cr-Al-Si-N...
Article - 10 Jul 2008
A study was carried out on the hydroxyapatite/zirconia-base bi-layer to encapsulate substrates of 316L stainless steel for covering orthopedic prostheses. The coatings were produced by screen printer...
Article - 26 Apr 2007
This article looks at how to use spectroscopic ellipsometry to characterize the different optical properties of the Y2O3 film grown on amorphous glass substrate.
Article - 25 Oct 2006
The effect of detonation synthesis nanodiamond powders on the structure and properties of electroless deposition Ni-B coatings on steel was studied. Improved mechanical properties of coatings can be...
Article - 10 May 2006
Si3N4 ceramics with highly oriented grains shows high thermal conductivity along the tape-casting direction. This experiment tried to determine the orientation of each grain in Si3N4 ceramic with...
Article - 11 Jan 2006
Research on processing â“i3N4 ceramics and their thermal conductivity are reviewed. Thermal conductivities are greatly affected by processing parameters such as purity of raw powders, type and amount...
Article - 30 Nov 2005
Titanium and cobalt alloys were subjected to a biomimetic process mimicing human blood plasma or a simulated body fluid in order to coat the surface with a bone like ceramic apatite layer.
Article - 15 Aug 2005
In this article, Spectroscopic Ellipsometry is demonstrated to be particularly suitable for thin film characterization.
Article - 17 Jan 2003
The Venlo system from X-Tek provides a digital alternative to x-ray film non-destructive testing. The benefits, capabilities, resolution, penetration and design features of the system are outlined.