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Thermal insulation properties of YSZ coatings: Suspension Plasma Spraying (SPS) versus Electron Beam Physical Vapor Deposition (EB-PVD) and Atmospheric Plasma Spraying (APS)
Abstract Improving efficiency of hot section components of aero engines such as turbine blades or nozzle guide vanes is critical for the aircraft industry. Over many years, the development ofExpand
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Application of the acoustic emission technique to characterise liquid transfer in a porous ceramic during drying
In this paper, some aspects of the characterisation of liquid transfer during drying process of a porous ceramic by acoustic emission (AE) technique are presented and discussed. Results are comparedExpand
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Characterisation of liquid transfer processes and water adsorption mechanism on a porous ceramic by acoustic emission means
In this paper, some applications of acoustic emission (AE) technique to characterise the liquid transfer mechanisms during drying process of a porous ceramic are presented and discussed. Results areExpand
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Vapors and Droplets Mixture Deposition of Metallic Coatings by Very Low Pressure Plasma Spraying
In recent years, the very low pressure plasma-spraying (VLPPS) process has been intensely developed and implemented to manufacture thin, dense and finely structured ceramic coatings for variousExpand
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Effect of Suspension Plasma-Sprayed YSZ Columnar Microstructure and Bond Coat Surface Preparation on Thermal Barrier Coating Properties
Suspension plasma spraying (SPS) is identified as promising for the enhancement of thermal barrier coating (TBC) systems used in gas turbines. Particularly, the emerging columnar microstructureExpand
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Lu2O3-SiO2-ZrO2 Coatings for Environmental Barrier Application by Solution Precursor Plasma Spraying and Influence of Precursor Chemistry
As environmental barrier coatings are subjected to thermal stress in gas turbine engines, the introduction of a secondary phase as zircon (ZrSiO4) is likely to increase the stress resistance ofExpand
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Realization of high heat flux tungsten monoblock type target with graded interlayer for application to DEMO divertor
The divertor is the key in-vessel plasma-facing component being in charge of power exhaust and removal of impurity particles. In DEMO, divertor targets must survive an environment of high heat fluxesExpand
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Study of metallic powder behavior in very low pressure plasma spraying (VLPPS) — Application to the manufacturing of titanium–aluminum coatings
Abstract In this study, metallic materials made of aluminum and titanium were manufactured implementing very low pressure plasma spraying (VLPPS). Aluminum was selected at first as a demonstrativeExpand
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Influence of Microstructure and Composition on Optical Properties of Plasma Sprayed Al/Al2O3 Cermets
Normal hemispherical spectral reflectances of plasma sprayed Al2O3/Al cermets were acquired from visible to infrared wavelengths for several metal concentrations. Since optical response of theseExpand
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