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Comprehensive Mechanical and Tribological Characterization of Ultra-Thin-Films

  • Norm Gitis (a1), Michael Vinogradov (a2), Ilja Hermann (a3) and Suresh Kuiry (a4)
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Based on recent studies, mechanical and tribological properties such as hardness, Young's modulus, friction, and scratch adhesion strength on various coatings and ultra-thin films are reported. These results were obtained using a Universal Nano+Micro Tester UNMT-1, suitably designed for comprehensive evaluation of mechanical and tribological properties of bulk materials, coatings and thin films. Results indicate that a substrate effect for ultra-thin films is substantial when using conventional static nanoindentation technique, while negligible with an advanced dynamic nano-indentation. Comparative results of hardness and Young's modulus obtained from various techniques are presented. Also, a means to evaluate friction and adhesion strength of thin films is highlighted, using DLC specimens as an example.

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