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Multi-scale Computational-driven design of novel hard nanostructured Coatings (MC2)

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Coordinator Linköpings universitet - Institutionen för fysik, kemi och biologi
Funding from Vinnova SEK 4 122 566
Project duration October 2013 - September 2017
Status Completed

Purpose and goal

The goal was to improve the use of existing material by improving the understanding of how they behave and to find new materials with a focus on high temperature behaviour. Both goals are fulfilled.

Expected effects and result

The influence of lattice vibrations (phonons) has been addressed and new alloying concepts have been verified as coatings for the next generation of cutting tools. In this context has improved thermal stability and mechanical properties been achieved. The modelling approached used is novel and will be used in the future to understand, improve, and develop new materials of commercial interest.

Planned approach and implementation

A modelling machinery based on a multiscale approach was used where identified materials candidates with calculated favourable properties where realised and tested empirically. The success in the project stems primarily from the advanced modelling approach used.

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Last updated 8 January 2019

Reference number 2013-02355

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