Workshop on diamond and diamond-like-carbon films for the transportation industry

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Applications exist in advanced transportation systems as well as in manufacturing processes that would benefit from superior tribological properties of diamond, diamond-like-carbon and cubic boron nitride coatings. Their superior hardness make them ideal candidates as protective coatings to reduce adhesive, abrasive and erosive wear in advanced diesel engines, gas turbines and spark-ignited engines and in machining and manufacturing tools as well. The high thermal conductivity of diamond also makes it desirable for thermal management not only in tribological applications but also in high-power electronic devices and possibly large braking systems. A workshop has been recently held at Argonne National Laboratory ... continued below

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Nichols, F.A. & Moores, D.K. January 1, 1993.

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Applications exist in advanced transportation systems as well as in manufacturing processes that would benefit from superior tribological properties of diamond, diamond-like-carbon and cubic boron nitride coatings. Their superior hardness make them ideal candidates as protective coatings to reduce adhesive, abrasive and erosive wear in advanced diesel engines, gas turbines and spark-ignited engines and in machining and manufacturing tools as well. The high thermal conductivity of diamond also makes it desirable for thermal management not only in tribological applications but also in high-power electronic devices and possibly large braking systems. A workshop has been recently held at Argonne National Laboratory entitled ``Diamond and Diamond-Like-Carbon Films for Transportation Applications`` which was attended by 85 scientists and engineers including top people involved in the basic technology of these films and also representatives from many US industrial companies. A working group on applications endorsed 18 different applications for these films in the transportation area alone. Separate abstracts have been prepared.

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  • Workshop on diamond and diamond-like carbon film for the transportation industry, Argonne, IL (United States), 4-5 Feb 1992

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  • Report No.: CONF-920262--
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 138904
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc627425

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Nichols, F.A. & Moores, D.K. Workshop on diamond and diamond-like-carbon films for the transportation industry, article, January 1, 1993; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc627425/: accessed April 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.