Plasma-assisted deposition of nanostructured films and coatings

Steven L Girshick

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Abstract

Recent work is reviewed on plasma-assisted deposition of nanostructured films and coatings. Several methods are being developed. These include conventional plasma spray in which nanostructure is induced in the coarse feed powder by mechanical milling before spraying; thermal plasma spray pyrolysis; plasma flash evaporation of fine powders injected into an RF torch; hypersonic plasma particle deposition; and low-pressure plasma synthesis and deposition of nanoparticles to produce thin films.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)293-298
Number of pages6
JournalHigh Temperature Material Processes
Volume15
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011

Keywords

  • Dusty plasmas
  • Hypersonic plasma particle deposition
  • Nanoparticles
  • Nanostructured films
  • Plasma spraying

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