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Processing and Characterization of Advanced Nano-Composites for Resource-efficient Applications and Technologies

Deliverables

Microstructural characterization and modelling of CNT/Ni, nD/Ni and OCL/Ni composites, measurements and mathematical prediction

Microstructural characterization and modelling of CNTNi nDNi and OCLNi composites measurements and mathematical prediction

Determination of friction and wear behaviour of carbon/Ni composites, Solid lubrication effect identification

Determination of friction and wear behaviour of carbon/Ni composites, Solid lubrication effect identification

Determination of the sparking erosion behaviour of carbon/Ni composites, arc-wandering modelling and material removal analysis

Determination of the sparking erosion behaviour of carbonNi composites arcwandering modelling and material removal analysis

Annual report about CREATe-Network activities

Annual report about CREATeNetwork activitiesUpdates in M26 M38 M48

Interface analysis by correlative microscopy, Process optimization and measurement

Interface analysis by correlative microscopy Process optimization and measurement

Production of CNT/Ni composites, Process modelling

Production of CNTreinforced composites Process modelling

Determination of energy storage ability of the new supercapacitors

Determination of energy storage ability of the new supercapacitors

Production of nD/Ni and OLC/Ni composites, Process modelling

Production of nDNi and OLCNi composites Process modelling

FIB/SEM tomography of cracks

FIBSEM tomography of cracks

Determination of the electrical and thermal properties of carbon/Ni composites, modelling

Determination of the electrical and thermal properties of carbonNi composites modelling

Publications in scientific journals and divulgation magazines

Publications in scientific journals and divulgation magazines

Production of Carbon hybrid materials

Production of Carbon hybrid materials

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Publications

On manufacturing multilayer-like nanostructures using misorientation gradients in PVD films

Author(s): Pedro Renato Tavares Avila, Erenilton Pereira da Silva, Alisson Mendes Rodrigues, Katherine Aristizabal, Fabiola Pineda, Rodrigo Santiago Coelho, Jose Luís Garcia, Flavio Soldera, Magdalena Walczak, Haroldo Cavalcanti Pinto
Published in: Scientific Reports, 9/1, 2019, Page(s) 1 - 10, ISSN 2045-2322
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-52226-1

In Situ Investigations on Stress and Microstructure Evolution in Polycrystalline Ti(C,N)/α-Al2O3 CVD Coatings under Thermal Cycling Loads

Author(s): José García, Maiara Moreno, Wei Wan, Daniel Apel, Haroldo Pinto, Matthias Meixner, Manuela Klaus, Christoph Genzel
Published in: Crystals, 11/2, 2021, Page(s) 158, ISSN 2073-4352
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/cryst11020158

Micromechanical investigations of CVD coated WC-Co cemented carbide by micropillar compression

Author(s): Idriss El Azhari, José García, Mohammad Zamanzade, Flavio Soldera, Christoph Pauly, Christian Motz, Luis Llanes, Frank Mücklich
Published in: Materials & Design, 186, 2020, Page(s) 108283, ISSN 0264-1275
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes.2019.108283

Design of Comb Crack Resistant Milling Inserts: A Comparison of Stresses, Crack Propagation, and Deformation Behavior between Ti(C,N)/α-Al2O3 and Zr(C,N)/α-Al2O3 CVD Coatings

Author(s): Maiara Moreno, Idriss El Azhari, Daniel Apel, Matthias Meixner, Wei Wan, Haroldo Pinto, Flavio Soldera, Frank Mücklich, José García
Published in: Crystals, 11/5, 2021, Page(s) 493, ISSN 2073-4352
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/cryst11050493

Carbon onion/sulfur hybrid cathodes via inverse vulcanization for lithium–sulfur batteries

Author(s): Soumyadip Choudhury, Pattarachai Srimuk, Kumar Raju, Aura Tolosa, Simon Fleischmann, Marco Zeiger, Kenneth I. Ozoemena, Lars Borchardt, Volker Presser
Published in: Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 2/1, 2018, Page(s) 133-146, ISSN 2398-4902
Publisher: The Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/c7se00452d

High-performance Mn 3 O 4 /onion-like carbon (OLC) nanohybrid pseudocapacitor: Unravelling the intrinsic properties of OLC against other carbon supports

Author(s): Katlego Makgopa, Kumar Raju, Paul M. Ejikeme, Kenneth I. Ozoemena
Published in: Carbon, 117, 2017, Page(s) 20-32, ISSN 0008-6223
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2017.02.050

Material removal mechanisms by EDM of zirconia reinforced MWCNT nanocomposites

Author(s): Latifa Melk, Marta-Lena Antti, Marc Anglada
Published in: Ceramics International, 42/5, 2016, Page(s) 5792-5801, ISSN 0272-8842
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2015.12.120

In-situ nanodiamond to carbon onion transformation in metal matrix composites

Author(s): Sebastian Suarez, Leander Reinert, Marco Zeiger, Patrice Miska, Samuel Grandthyll, Frank Müller, Volker Presser, Frank Mücklich
Published in: Carbon, 129, 2018, Page(s) 631-636, ISSN 0008-6223
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2017.12.072

On the effect of substrate oscillation on CrN coatings deposited by HiPIMS and dcMS

Author(s): Monica Costa Rodrigues Guimaraes, Bruno César Noronha Marques de Castilho, Tamires de Souza Nossa, Pedro Renato Tavares Avila, Silvia Cucatti, Fernando Alvarez, Jose Luis Garcia, Haroldo Cavalcanti Pinto
Published in: Surface and Coatings Technology, 340, 2018, Page(s) 112-120, ISSN 0257-8972
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2018.02.028

Influence of substrate pre-treatments by Xe+ ion bombardment and plasma nitriding on the behavior of TiN coatings deposited by plasma reactive sputtering on 100Cr6 steel

Author(s): S. Vales, P. Brito, F.A.G. Pineda, E.A. Ochoa, R. Droppa, J. Garcia, M. Morales, F. Alvarez, H. Pinto
Published in: Materials Chemistry and Physics, 177, 2016, Page(s) 156-163, ISSN 0254-0584
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.matchemphys.2016.04.010

Influence of the Reinforcement Distribution and Interface on the Electronic Transport Properties of MWCNT-Reinforced Metal Matrix Composites 

Author(s): Sebastián Suarez, Nicolás Souza, Federico Lasserre, Frank Mücklich
Published in: Advanced Engineering Materials, 18/9, 2016, Page(s) 1626-1633, ISSN 1438-1656
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
DOI: 10.1002/adem.201600216

Tribo-Mechanisms of Carbon Nanotubes: Friction and Wear Behavior of CNT-Reinforced Nickel Matrix Composites and CNT-Coated Bulk Nickel

Author(s): Leander Reinert, Sebastian Suárez, Andreas Rosenkranz
Published in: Lubricants, 4/2, 2016, Page(s) 11, ISSN 2075-4442
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/lubricants4020011

Electrospinning and electrospraying of silicon oxycarbide-derived nanoporous carbon for supercapacitor electrodes

Author(s): Aura Tolosa, Benjamin Krüner, Nicolas Jäckel, Mesut Aslan, Cekdar Vakifahmetoglu, Volker Presser
Published in: Journal of Power Sources, 313, 2016, Page(s) 178-188, ISSN 0378-7753
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2016.02.077

Upcycling spent petroleum cracking catalyst: pulsed laser deposition of single-wall carbon nanotubes and silica nanowires

Author(s): N. Souza, F. Lasserre, A. Blickley, M. Zeiger, S. Suárez, M. Duarte, V. Presser, F. Mücklich
Published in: RSC Adv., 6/76, 2016, Page(s) 72596-72606, ISSN 2046-2069
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA15479D

Enhanced Electrochemical Energy Storage by Nanoscopic Decoration of Endohedral and Exohedral Carbon with Vanadium Oxide via Atomic Layer Deposition

Author(s): Simon Fleischmann, Nicolas Jäckel, Marco Zeiger, Benjamin Krüner, Ingrid Grobelsek, Petr Formanek, Soumyadip Choudhury, Daniel Weingarth, Volker Presser
Published in: Chemistry of Materials, 28/8, 2016, Page(s) 2802-2813, ISSN 0897-4756
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b00738

Investigations on micro-mechanical properties of polycrystalline Ti(C,N) and Zr(C,N) coatings

Author(s): Idriss El Azhari, José Garcia, Mohammad Zamanzade, Flavio Soldera, Christoph Pauly, Luis Llanes, Frank Mücklich
Published in: Acta Materialia, 149, 2018, Page(s) 364-376, ISSN 1359-6454
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2018.02.053

Influence of Surface Design on the Solid Lubricity of Carbon Nanotubes-Coated Steel Surfaces

Author(s): C. Schäfer, L. Reinert, T. MacLucas, P. Grützmacher, R. Merz, F. Mücklich, S. Suarez
Published in: Tribology Letters, 66/3, 2018, ISSN 1023-8883
Publisher: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers
DOI: 10.1007/s11249-018-1044-8

Dry friction and wear of self-lubricating carbon-nanotube-containing surfaces

Author(s): Leander Reinert, Michael Varenberg, Frank Mücklich, Sebastian Suárez
Published in: Wear, 406-407, 2018, Page(s) 33-42, ISSN 0043-1648
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.wear.2018.03.021

Tribological behavior of self-lubricating carbon nanoparticle reinforced metal matrix composites

Author(s): L. Reinert, I. Green, S. Gimmler, B. Lechthaler, F. Mücklich, S. Suárez
Published in: Wear, 408-409, 2018, Page(s) 72-85, ISSN 0043-1648
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.wear.2018.05.003

Influence of Surface Roughness on the Lubrication Effect of Carbon Nanoparticle-Coated Steel Surfaces

Author(s): L. Reinert, S. Schütz, S. Suárez, F. Mücklich
Published in: Tribology Letters, 66/1, 2018, ISSN 1023-8883
Publisher: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers
DOI: 10.1007/s11249-018-1001-6

Vanadia–titania multilayer nanodecoration of carbon onions via atomic layer deposition for high performance electrochemical energy storage

Author(s): Simon Fleischmann, Aura Tolosa, Marco Zeiger, Benjamin Krüner, Nicolas J. Peter, Ingrid Grobelsek, Antje Quade, Angela Kruth, Volker Presser
Published in: Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5/6, 2017, Page(s) 2792-2801, ISSN 2050-7488
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/C6TA09890H

Scaling up single-wall carbon nanotube laser annealing: effect on electrical resistance and hydrogen adsorption

Author(s): Nicolas Souza, Martín Roble, Donovan E. Diaz-Droguett, Frank Mücklich
Published in: RSC Advances, 7/9, 2017, Page(s) 5084-5092, ISSN 2046-2069
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA27794B

Symmetric pseudocapacitors based on molybdenum disulfide (MoS 2 )-modified carbon nanospheres: correlating physicochemistry and synergistic interaction on energy storage

Author(s): Tobile N. Y. Khawula, Kumar Raju, Paul J. Franklyn, Iakovos Sigalas, Kenneth I. Ozoemena
Published in: J. Mater. Chem. A, 4/17, 2016, Page(s) 6411-6425, ISSN 2050-7488
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/C6TA00114A

The Effects of Morphology Re-Arrangements on the Pseudocapacitive Properties of Mesoporous Molybdenum Disulfide (MoS 2 ) Nanoflakes

Author(s): Tobile N. Y. Khawula, Kumar Raju, Paul J. Franklyn, Iakovos Sigalas, Kenneth I. Ozoemena
Published in: Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 163/9, 2016, Page(s) A1927-A1935, ISSN 0013-4651
Publisher: Electrochemical Society, Inc.
DOI: 10.1149/2.0601609jes

Rapidly Microwave-Synthesized SnO2 Nanorods Anchored on Onion-Like Carbons (OLCs) as Anode Material for Lithium-Ion Batteries

Author(s): Nithyadharseni Palaniyandy, Mesfin A. Kebede, Kenneth I. Ozoemena, Mkhulu K. Mathe
Published in: Electrocatalysis, 31 January 2019, 2019, Page(s) 1 - 7, ISSN 1868-2529
Publisher: Springer Pub. Co.,
DOI: 10.1007/s12678-019-0508-4

High Chromium Cast Irons: Destabilized-Subcritical Secondary Carbide Precipitation and Its Effect on Hardness and Wear Properties

Author(s): María Agustina Guitar, Sebastián Suárez, Orlando Prat, Martín Duarte Guigou, Valentina Gari, Gastón Pereira, Frank Mücklich
Published in: Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 27/8, 2018, Page(s) 3877-3885, ISSN 1059-9495
Publisher: ASM International
DOI: 10.1007/s11665-018-3347-1

3D-FIB Characterization of Wear in WC-Co Coated Composites

Author(s): José García, Thais Carvalho Miranda, Haroldo Cavalcanti Pinto, Flavio Soldera, Frank Mücklich
Published in: Materials Science Forum, 825-826, 2015, Page(s) 995-1000, ISSN 1662-9752
Publisher: Trans Tech Publications
DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.825-826.995

Dispersion analysis of carbon nanotubes, carbon onions, and nanodiamonds for their application as reinforcement phase in nickel metal matrix composites

Author(s): L. Reinert, M. Zeiger, S. Suárez, V. Presser, F. Mücklich
Published in: RSC Adv., 5/115, 2015, Page(s) 95149-95159, ISSN 2046-2069
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA14310A

Investigation of Ta-MX/Z-Phase and Laves Phase as Precipitation Hardening Particles in a 12 Pct Cr Heat-Resistant Steel

Author(s): J. P. Sanhueza, D. Rojas, O. Prat, J. García, M. F. Meléndrez, S. Suarez
Published in: Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 49/7, 2018, Page(s) 2951-2962, ISSN 1073-5623
Publisher: ASM International
DOI: 10.1007/s11661-018-4654-8

Secondary carbides in high chromium cast irons: An alternative approach to their morphological and spatial distribution characterization

Author(s): M. Agustina Guitar, Anna Scheid, Sebastián Suárez, Dominik Britz, Martín Duarte Guigou, Frank Mücklich
Published in: Materials Characterization, 144, 2018, Page(s) 621-630, ISSN 1044-5803
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.matchar.2018.08.020

Review: carbon onions for electrochemical energy storage

Author(s): Marco Zeiger, Nicolas Jäckel, Vadym N. Mochalin, Volker Presser
Published in: J. Mater. Chem. A, 4, 2016, ISSN 2050-7488
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/C5TA08295A

In-situ high temperature stress analysis of Ti(C,N) coatings on functionally graded cemented carbides by energy dispersive synchrotron X-ray diffraction

Author(s): José García, Haroldo Pinto, Esteban Ramos-Moore, Carlos Espinoza, Jonas Östby, Rodrigo Coelho
Published in: International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 56, 2016, Page(s) 27-34, ISSN 0263-4368
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrmhm.2015.12.001

Carbon Nanoparticle-Reinforced Metal Matrix Composites: Microstructural Tailoring and Predictive Modeling

Author(s): Leander Reinert, Sebastian Suarez, Thomas Müller, Frank Mücklich
Published in: Advanced Engineering Materials, Vol. 19, No. 5, 2017, 2017, Page(s) 1600750, 1 - 6, ISSN 1527-2648
Publisher: WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA
DOI: 10.1002/adem.201600750

Long-lasting solid lubrication by CNT-coated patterned surfaces

Author(s): L. Reinert, F. Lasserre, C. Gachot, P. Grützmacher, T. MacLucas, N. Souza, F. Mücklich, S. Suarez
Published in: Scientific Reports, 7, 2017, Page(s) 42873, ISSN 2045-2322
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/srep42873

Carbon onion–sulfur hybrid cathodes for lithium–sulfur batteries

Author(s): Soumyadip Choudhury, Marco Zeiger, Pau Massuti-Ballester, Simon Fleischmann, Petr Formanek, Lars Borchardt, Volker Presser
Published in: Sustainable Energy & Fuels, Vol. 1, No. 1, March 2017, 2017, Page(s) 84 - 94, ISSN 2398-4902
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/C6SE00034G

Niobium carbide nanofibers as a versatile precursor for high power supercapacitor and high energy battery electrodes

Author(s): Aura Tolosa, Benjamin Krüner, Simon Fleischmann, Nicolas Jäckel, Marco Zeiger, Mesut Aslan, Ingrid Grobelsek, Volker Presser
Published in: Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 4, 2016, Page(s) 16003, ISSN 2050-7488
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/C6TA06224E

Sub-micrometer Novolac-Derived Carbon Beads for High Performance Supercapacitors and Redox Electrolyte Energy Storage

Author(s): Benjamin Krüner, Juhan Lee, Nicolas Jäckel, Aura Tolosa, Volker Presser
Published in: ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8, 2016, Page(s) 9104, ISSN 1944-8244
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b00669

Precipitation kinetics in a 10.5%Cr heat resistant steel: Experimental results and simulation by TC-PRISMA/DICTRA

Author(s): J.P. Sanhueza, D. Rojas, O. Prat, J. Garcia, R. Espinoza, C. Montalba, M.F. Melendrez
Published in: Materials Chemistry and Physics, 200, 2017, Page(s) 342-353, ISSN 0254-0584
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.matchemphys.2017.07.083

Ultrasonic assisted polyol-reduction of HAuCl 4 for nanoparticle decoration of multiwall carbon nanotubes

Author(s): Federico Lasserre, Sebastian Suarez, Frank Mücklich
Published in: Materials Research Express, 3/12, 2016, Page(s) 125007, ISSN 2053-1591
Publisher: IOP Publishing Ltd
DOI: 10.1088/2053-1591/3/12/125007

Synthesis and structural analysis of electrodeposited Pb-Co films for oxygen evolution applications

Author(s): M. Maril, P. Tobosque, J. Núñez, C.A. Rodriguez, M.P. Delplancke, J.L. Delplancke, M. Yacaman, M. Josefina Arellano-Jimenez, F. Soldera, C. Carrasco
Published in: Materials Characterization, 148, 2019, Page(s) 323-329, ISSN 1044-5803
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.matchar.2018.12.031

Carbon Nanotube (CNT)-Reinforced Metal Matrix Bulk Composites: Manufacturing and Evaluation

Author(s): Sebastian Suárez, Leander Reinert, Frank Mücklich
Published in: Diamond and Carbon Composites and Nanocomposites, 29/06/2016, 2016, Page(s) 129 - 171, ISBN 978-953-51-2454-2
Publisher: InTech
DOI: 10.5772/63886

A contact resistance measurement setup for the study of novel contacts

Author(s): Rafael Puyol, Sebastian Suarez
Published in: 2017 IEEE URUCON, 23 - 25, October 2017, 2017, Page(s) 1-4, ISBN 978-1-5386-3397-7
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/urucon.2017.8171881