This is a comprehensive overview of the major areas of ceramic thin films and coatings, by 21 authorities on the subject. The book is directed toward potential users of the technology and will also provide a broad update for experts in the field. The book presents a series of reviews of many of the most active and technically important areas of ceramic films and coatings. This thorough review of the state of the art of ceramic films and coatings should be a welcome addition to the ceramic engineer's or scientist's library.


Ceramic engineers and scientists.

Table of Contents

1. Ceramic Films and Coatings - an Overview 1.0 Introduction 2.0 Areas of Application of Ceramic Films and Coatings 3.0 Processing of Ceramic Films and Coatings 4.0 Characterization of Ceramic Films and Coatings 5.0 Trends in Ceramic Films and Coatings 6.0 Concept of the Present Book Appendix A. List of Abbreviations and Acronyms References 2. CVD Coated Cutting Tools 1.0 Introduction 2.0 TiC Coatings 3.0 TiN Coatings 4.0 Al2O3 Coatings 5.0 Multi-Layer Coatings 6.0 Coating Thickness Optimization 7.0 Other Coatings References 3. Wear Resistant Thin Films by Ion Implantation 1.0 Introduction 2.0 Wear Processes in Ceramics 3.0 Fundamental Processes in Ion-Solid Interactions 4.0 Ion Implantation of Ceramics 5.0 Ion Beam Mixing 6.0 Ion Beam Assisted Deposition 7.0 Summary References 4. Corrosion Resistant Thick Films by Enamelling 1.0 Introduction to Porcelain Enamels 2.0 Porcelain Enamelling Principles and Theories 3.0 Applications and Improvement Methods for Protective Porcelain Enamel Coatings 4.0 Summary References 5. Plasma Sprayed Ceramic Coatings 1.0 Introduction 2.0 Plasma Spraying 3.0 Alumina-Based Ceramics 4.0 Thermal Barrier Coatings 5.0 Plasma Sprayed High Tc Superconductors 6.0 Test Methodologies References 6. Optical Thin Films 1.0 Introduction 2.0 Optical Thin Film Design 3.0 Thin Film Materials 4.0 Depo


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About the authors

Richard A. Haber

Affiliations and Expertise

Rutgers University, NJ, USA


"The book is highly recommended for those involved in ceramic films and coatings." - High Tech Ceramic News