Synthesis and Characterization of Boron Carbide Thin Films

@inproceedings{Tavanolu2015SynthesisAC,
  title={Synthesis and Characterization of Boron Carbide Thin Films},
  author={Tolga Tavşanoğlu and Michel Jeandin and Okan Addemir},
  year={2015}
}
Boron carbide (B4C) is the third hardest material at room temperature, surpassing even diamond and cubic boron nitride at temperatures over 1100 °C. It has many other attractive properties such as good wear resistance, high modulus, high chemical and thermal stability. These properties make boron carbide a promising candidate as hard and protective coatings for cutting tools, automobile parts, hard disk drives and other wear–resistance applications. Despite of these significant properties… CONTINUE READING

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