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SYMPOSIUM B
Hard Coatings and Vapor Deposition Technologies

Technical Symposia: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H
Topical Symposia: TS1 | TS2 | TS3 | TS4 | TS5

Symposium Chairs

Grzegorz Greczynski, Linköping University, Sweden, grzgr@ifm.liu.se
Jiri Houska, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic, jhouska@kfy.zcu.cz
Jyh-Wei Lee, Ming Chi University of Technology, Taiwan, jefflee@mail.mcut.edu.tw

Symposium B focuses on surface engineering and materials science of hard coatings. We are interested in fundamentals of deposition processes, properties of new single, multilayer, nanocomposite and nanostructured hard coatings, process-structure-property relationships, substrate effects, modeling, and industrial practices.

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B1. PVD Coatings and Technologies

Session Chairs

Jörg Vetter, Oerlikon Balzers Coating Germany GmbH, Germany, joerg.vetter@oerlikon.com
Qi Yang, National Research Council of Canada, qi.yang@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
Jyh-Ming Ting, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, jting@mail.ncku.edu.tw

This session solicits contributions (except those covered by the topical sessions) related to sputter-deposition, cathodic and anodic arc discharges, laser ablation, electron beam (with and without additional ionization) and combinations of PVD coating methods. We welcome contributions on in-situ measurements, process modeling, plasma transport in electromagnetic fields, and multi-phase, gradient and nanostructured coatings, as well as hard and superhard coatings. Applications include but are not limited to wear-protective coatings for components and tools, low-friction thin films, high-temperature wear-, erosion-, and corrosion-resistant coatings, optical layers, biomaterials, decorative coatings, and materials for energy applications.

Invited Speakers

David Rafaja, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany
“Boon and Bane of Internal Interfaces and Microstructure Defects”

Qiaoqin Yang, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
“Controlled Deposition of Tantalum Thin Films with Different Crystalline Structures by Magnetron Sputtering”

Yiang-Hao Eddie Chu, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
“Van der Waals Oxide Heteroepitaxy for Transparent and Flexible Electronics”

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B2. CVD Coatings and Technologies

Session Chairs

Michel Pons, University of Grenoble-Alpes, France, michel.pons@simap.grenoble-inp.fr
Makoto Kambara, The University of Tokyo, Japan, mkambara@plasma.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp

We are interested in materials and techniques involving chemical vapor deposition for the growth of multifunctional thin films and protective coatings. This session will address (1) various techniques including LPCVD, PECVD, MOCVD, ALD, iCVD and HVPE, atmospheric pressure CVD, aerosol-assisted CVD, and pulsed direct liquid injection CVD; (2) novel molecular CVD precursors; (3) properties of materials and structures grown by these deposition techniques; and (4) CVD modeling techniques from molecular to equipment scale.

Invited Speaker

Kenichi Sato, Mitsubishi Materials Co., Ltd., Japan
“Investigation of CVD-AlTiN Films with High Al Content”

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B3. Deposition Technologies and Applications for Diamond-like Coatings

Session Chairs

Konrad Fadenberger, Robert Bosch China, Germany, konrad.fadenberger@de.bosch.com
Frank Papa, Gencoa Ltd., USA, frank.papa@gencoa.com

We are soliciting contributions that address the relationship between deposition methods and wear behavior, hardness, friction coefficient, and hydrogen content in diamond-like coatings (DLC). Deposition technologies include CVD, PVD, and their combination, arc, ion-beam, and laser-assisted deposition and HIPIMS. This session includes fundamentals and development of interfaces between substrate and DLC to improve adhesion, supporting layers and hybrids with hard coatings, industrial practices, scalability, and cost estimates.

Invited Speakers

Tetsuya Takahashi, Kobe Steel Ltd., Japan
“Towards New Horizon for DLC Equipment for Automotive Components”

Gary Doll, University of Akron, USA
“Tribology of Diamond-like Carbon in Various Application Environments”

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B4. Properties and Characterization of Hard Coatings and Surfaces

Session Chairs

Ulrich May, Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany, Ulrich.May2@de.bosch.com
Fan-Bean Wu, National United University Miaoli, Taiwan, fbwu@nuu.edu.tw
Farwah Nahif, Eifeler-Vacotec GmbH, Germany, farwah.nahif@eifeler-vacotec.com

This session solicits contributions (except those covered by the topical sessions) on the relationships among composition, microstructure, and properties of hard coatings and surfaces, effect of deposition parameters on these properties, as well as the development and use of novel characterization techniques.

Invited Speakers

Tobias Brögelmann, RWTH Aachen, Germany
“Nanostructured Functional Coatings – From Process Diagnostics in High Power Pulsed Plasmas to Coating Properties and Performance”

Christian M. Koller, Technische Universität Wien, Austria
“Challenges and Recent Progress in the Development of Arc Evaporated (Al1-xCrx)2O3 Coatings”

Wan-Yu Wu, Da-Yeh University, Taiwan
“Low Temperature Surface Modification Using Bipolar HIPIMS for Antibacterial Applications”

Zong-Han Xie, Adelaide University, Australia
“Toughness Origins of Bio-Inspired Alloy Coatings”

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B5. Hard and Multifunctional Nanostructured Coatings

Session Chairs

Helmut Riedl, Technische Universität Wien, Austria, helmut.riedl@tuwien.ac.at
Jiri Capek, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic, jcapek@kfy.zcu.cz

Advanced monolithic, multicomponent and layered coatings can be synthesized by designing their microstructure and architecture at the nanoscale. Together with appropriate materials selection and plasma deposition methods, one can fabricate thin-film materials with high hardness and toughness, controlled friction, and increased thermal or chemical stability. This session emphasizes advanced nanostructured and nanocomposite coatings, their synthesis, characterization, modeling, novel design strategies with improved properties, and applications.

Invited Speakers

Denis Music, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
“Holistic Design of Multifunctional Nitrides, Oxides, and Oxynitrides”

Johanna Rosén, Linköping University, Sweden
“Plasma Tailoring for Controlled Compositional and Microstructural Evolution of Hard Coatings”

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B6. Coating Design and Architectures

Session Chairs

Nina Schalk, Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria, nina.schalk@unileoben.ac.at
Shou-Yi Chang, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, changsy@mx.nthu.edu.tw

This session aims at bringing together computational and theoretical researchers and experimentalists in knowledge-based design and architectures of functional thin films and hard coatings. We are interested in both experimental and computational studies of knowledge-based chemical and structural design approaches. Studies on growth kinetics, prediction and explanation of structure and properties of surfaces, interfaces, and thin-film material systems as well as the thermodynamic processes involved are particularly welcome.

Invited Speaker

Jenq-Gong Duh, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
“Exploitation of Surface Modification and Architecture Control for Multi-Functional Coatings via Nano-Composite, Multilayer, Hybrid Organic/Inorganic, and Bio-Inspired Approach”

 

 

 



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