Micromechanical properties of nanometer-thick layers of implanted alumina.
|Jacek Jagielski 1,2, Aleksandra Witkowska 2, Zdzislaw Librant 2, Pascal Aubert 3, Caroline Legrand-Buscema 3, Jerzy Piekoszewski 1,4, Zbigniew Werner 1|
1. Andrzej Sołtan Institute for Nuclear Studies (IPJ), Świerk, Otwock-Świerk 05-400, Poland
One of the limitations of the use of ceramic materials for the construction of mechanical parts is their rather high friction coefficient. Taking into account that ceramics are used mainly in parts exposed to extreme working conditions (high temperatures, aggressive environment, vacuum etc.) the use of liquid lubricants for friction reduction is excluded. The method of choice is thus such modification of surface layer of ceramic which, keeping its chemical inertness and temperature resistance almost unchanged, allows one to effectively reduce the friction forces.
Presentation: poster at E-MRS Fall Meeting 2003, Symposium G, by Jacek Jagielski
See On-line Journal of E-MRS Fall Meeting 2003
Submitted: 2003-05-08 13:25 Revised: 2009-06-08 12:55