Awarded Research Themes and Reports

Grant Year No. Research Theme Principal Investigator
Related Presentation/Publication (Textual quotation)
2010 10A05 Multivalent Ionic Liquids for Industrial Tribology Applications Prof. Bharat Bhushan(USA) N/A ---
10A07 Study of lubricating agents adsorption on DLC coatings using neutron reflectometry Assoc.Prof. Mitjan Kalin(Slovenia) Tomoko Hirayama
1. Investigation of Alcohol Adsorption on DLC Surfaces using AFM and Tribological Experiments, M. Kalin, R. Simi., Viennano 2011, short paper.
2. Formation of boundary films on diamond-like carbon coatings by adsorption of polar molecules, M. Kalin, R. Simi., SLONANO 2012, poster with abstract.
3. Atomic force microscopy and tribology study of the adsorption of alcohols on diamondlike carbon coatings and steel, M. Kalin, R. Simi., Applied Surface Science, Accepted Manuscript.
4. Adsorption mechanisms of fatty acids on DLC and steel studied by AFM and tribological experiments, R. Simi., M. Kalin, To be submitted to Tribology International.
5. Ab-initio investigation of chemical-bond formation at the DLC surface, M. Komelj, M. Kalin, J. Durham, Physical Letters, Submitted Manuscript.
6. Thickness and density of adsorbed acid additive layer by neutron reflectometry, Y. Konishi et all., ITC Hiroshima 2011, extended abstract.
7. Development of TOF-mode neutron reflectometer and its application to tribology study, M. Maeda et all., 1st Asia-Oceania Conference on Nutron Scattering (1st AOCNS;) abstract.
10A12 Tribologically-based design on the structure of metal-carbon nanocomposite coatings: achievement of low friction and good electrical conductivity in a same time Dr. Takanori Takeno(Japan) Prof. Hiroyuki Miki(Japan),
Prof. Toshiyuki Takagi(Japan)
1. (In Japanese) "Evaluation of friction and electrical conductive properties on metal-containing amorphous carbon coatings", H. Saito, T. Takeno, H. Miki, T. Takagi, JSME Tohoku Branch Meeting for Undergraduate Students, Iwate University, Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers Tohoku Branch, 3 March 2011.

2. (Invited talk)"Design and Deposition of Amorphous Carbon Nanocomposite Coatings for Tribological Applications", T. Takeno, J. Fontaine, M. Goto, K. Ito, H. Miki, K. Adachi, M. Belin, T. Takagi, 38th ICMCTF, 2-6 May 2011.

3. "Deposition and tribological behavior of amorphous carbon coatings containing silicon carbide", T. Takeno, M. Sawano, H. Miki, T. Takagi, International Conference on New Diamond and Nano Carbons 2011 (NDNC2011), 16-20 May 2011.

4. (In Japanese) "Electrical conductive elements utilizing silver-containing amorphous carbon coatings", T. Takeno, H. Saitoh, M. Goto et al., JSME Annual Meeting 2011, 12-14 September 2011.

5. "The role of tribofilm growth on the frictional behavior of coppoer-diamond-like carbon nanocomposite coating", M. Goto, J. Fontaine, S. Bec, K. Ito, T. Takeno, M. Ruet, H. Miki, M. Belin, T. Le Mogne, 38th Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology, 6-9 September 2011.

6. "Siver-Diamond-Like Carbon Nanocomposite Coatings: Tribological Behavior and Electrical Capabilities", M. Goto, N. Ruty, V. de Chillaz, J. Fontaine, T. Takeno, H. Miki, M. Belin, International Tribology Conference 2011, 30 October ? 3 November 2011 (To be presented)

1. "Deposition, structure and tribological behavior of silver-carbon nanocomposite coatings", T. Takeno, H. Saitoh, M. Goto, J. Fontaine, H. Miki, T. Takagi, M. Belin, (To be submitted)

2. "Deposition and Tribological bahavior of amorphous carbon coatings containning silicon carbide", T. Takeno, M. Sawano, H. Miki, T. Takagi, Diamond and Related Materials, (submitted)