Particle and rain erosion mechanisms on Ti/TiN multilayer PVD coatings for carbon fibre reinforced polymer substrates protection
Author: Borja Coto, Per Hallander, Lucía Mendizabal, Francesco Pagano, Hans Kling, Rocío Ortiz, Javier Barriga, Linnéa Selegård
Wear. Volumes 466–467, 15 February 2021
PVD coatings have been studied as candidates for erosion protection of carbon fibre reinforced polymers. Thus, multilayer Ti/TiN coating stacks with different thicknesses ranging from 1.5 to 11 μm have been deposited by pulsed…
Author: Pablo G. Lustemberg, Philipp N. Plessow, Yuemin Wang, Chengwu Yang, Alexei Nefedov, Felix Studt, Christof Wöll, and M. Verónica Ganduglia-Pirovano
Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 256101 – Published 17 December 2020
In ceria-based catalysis, the shape of the catalyst particle, which determines the exposed crystal facets, profoundly affects its reactivity. The vibrational frequency of adsorbed carbon monoxide (CO) can be used as a sensitive probe…
Liquid water is well known as the life ingredient as a solvent. However, so far, it has only been found in liquid state on this planetary surface. The aim of this experiment and technological development was to test if a moss sample is capable of survivin….
Multilayer passive radiative selective cooling coating based on Al/SiO2/SiNx/SiO2/TiO2/SiO2 prepared by dc magnetron sputtering
Author: N.F. Cunha,A. AL-Rjoub, L.Rebouta, L.G.Vieira, S. Lanceros-Mendez
Thin Solid Films
A multilayer passive radiative selective cooling coating based on Al/SiO2/SiNx/SiO2/TiO2/SiO2 prepared by dc magnetron sputtering is presented. The design was first theoretically optimized using the optical constants….
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.
Gas-phase reactions in the interstellar medium (ISM) are a source of molecules in this environment. The knowledge of the rate coefficient for neutral–neutral reactions as a function of temperature, k(T), is essential to improve….
Author: E. López-Fernández, J. Gil-Rostra, J. P. Espinós, A. R. González-Elipe, A. de Lucas Consuegra, and F. Yubero
Herein we have developed nanostructured nickel-based electrode films for anion exchange membrane water electrolysis (AEMWE). The electrodes were prepared by magnetron sputtering (MS) in an oblique angle configuration….
Author: A. Devitre, E. Oyarzabal, I. Fernández-Berceruelo, D. Tafalla and F.L. Tabare
Fusion experiments use lithium and boron getters to capture impurities and control the density of fuel species in the plasma. In the TJ-II Stellarator, the addition of a boron-carbon substrate was found to extend the lifetime of the very reactive lithium wall conditioning….
The Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction (DMI) is an antisymmetric exchange interaction that stabilizes chiral spin textures. It is induced by inversion symmetry breaking in noncentrosymmetric lattices or at interfaces. Recently, interfacial DMI….
High-temperature solar-selective coatings based on Cr(Al)N. Part 2: Design, spectral properties and thermal stability of multilayer stacks
Author: T. C. Rojas, A. Caro, R. Escobar-Galindo, J. C. Sánchez-López.
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells
Two multilayer solar selective absorber coatings [Al/CrN0.95/Cr0.96Al0.04N1.08/Cr0.53Al0.47N1.12/Al2O3 (stack #1) and Cr0.96Al0.04N0.89/Cr0.62Al0.38N1.00/Cr0.53Al0.47N1.12/Al2O3 (stack #2)]….
Author: Iker León, Elena R. Alonso, Santiago Mata, Carlos Cabezas, Prof. Jose Luis Alonso
Neutral glutamine has been evaporated by laser ablation of its solid sample to seed a rare gas carrier prior to a supersonic expansion and proved by Fourier transform microwave techniques. We report on three distinct neutral conformers that show a….
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