Spatio-temporal behaviour of atomic-scale tribo-ceramic films in adaptive surface engineered nano-materials
Resumen: Atomic-scale, tribo-ceramic films associated with dissipative structures formation are discovered under extreme frictional conditions which trigger self-organization. For the first time, we present an actual image of meta-stable protective tribo-ceramics within thicknesses of a few atomic layers. A mullite and sapphire structure predominates in these phases. They act as thermal barriers with an amazing energy soaking/ dissipating capacity. Less protective tribo-films cannot sustain in these severe conditions and rapidly wear out. Therefore, a functional hierarchy is established. The created tribo-films act in synergy, striving to better adapt themselves to external stimuli. Under a highly complex structure and non-equilibrium state, the upcoming generation of adaptive surface engineered nano-multilayer materials behaves like intelligent systems - capable of generating, with unprecedented efficiency, the necessary tribo-films to endure an increasingly severe environment.
Idioma: Inglés
DOI: 10.1038/srep08780
Año: 2015
Publicado en: SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 5 (2015), 1-7
ISSN: 2045-2322

Factor impacto JCR: 5.228 (2015)
Categ. JCR: MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES rank: 7 / 60 = 0.117 (2015) - Q1 - T1
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Tipo y forma: Article (Published version)
Área (Departamento): Física de la Materia Condensada (Departamento de Física de la Materia Condensada)

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