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The CVD of Nanodiamond Materials
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Graphene: a new emerging lubricant ☆
In recent years, reducing friction and wear-related mechanical failures in moving mechanical systems has gained increased attention due to friction's adverse impacts on efficiency, durability, andExpand
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Synthesis and characterization of highly-conducting nitrogen-doped ultrananocrystalline diamond films
Ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD) films with up to 0.2% total nitrogen content were synthesized by a microwave plasma-enhanced chemical-vapor-deposition method using a CH4(1%)/Ar gas mixture andExpand
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Ultrananocrystalline diamond thin films for MEMS and moving mechanical assembly devices
MEMS devices are currently fabricated primarily in silicon because of the available surface machining technology. A major problem with the Si-based MEMS technology is that Si has poor mechanical andExpand
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Status review of the science and technology of ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD™) films and application to multifunctional devices
Abstract This review focuses on a status report on the science and technology of ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD) films developed and patented at Argonne National Laboratory. The UNCD material hasExpand
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Nanoscale Friction Varied by Isotopic Shifting of Surface Vibrational Frequencies
Friction converts kinetic energy at sliding interfaces into lattice vibrations, but the detailed mechanisms of this process remain unresolved. Atomic force microscopy measurements reveal thatExpand
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Few layer graphene to reduce wear and friction on sliding steel surfaces
We report that solution-processed graphene layers reduce friction and wear on sliding steel surfaces in air (relative humidity, 30%). In tests with sliding steel surfaces, small amounts ofExpand
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The CVD of Nanodiamond Materials
The growth and characteristics of nanocrystalline diamond thin films with thicknesses from 20 nm to less than 5 µm are reviewed. These materials contain between 95% and >99.9% diamond crystallites,Expand
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Analyzing the performance of diamond-coated micro end mills.
Abstract A method is presented to improve the tool life and cutting performance of 300 μm diameter tungsten carbide (WC) micro end mills by applying thin ( 50%). Reduction of the cutting forces isExpand
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Diamond coatings for micro end mills: Enabling the dry machining of aluminum at the micro-scale
Abstract We show that thin diamond coatings can dramatically enhance the performance of micrometer-scale cutting tools. We present a new approach for coating 300 μm diameter tungsten carbide (WC)Expand
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