This book provides an overview of the fabrication methods for anti-abrasive nanocoatings. The connections among fabrication parameters, the characteristics of nanocoatings and the resulting properties (i.e. nanohardness, toughness, wear rate, load-bearing ability, friction coefficient, and scratch resistance) are discussed. Size-affected mechanical properties of nanocoatings are examined, including their uses. Anti-abrasive nanocoatings, including metallic-, ceramic-, and polymeric-based layers, as well as different kinds of nanostructures, such as multi-layered nanocomposites and thin films, are reviewed. Provides a comprehensive overview of the fabrication methods for anti-abrasive nanocoatings Discusses the connections among fabrication parameters, the characteristics of nanocoatings and the resulting properties Reviews advantages and drawbacks of fabrication methods for anti-abrasive nanocoatings and clarifies the place of these nanocoatings in the world of nanotechnology... angle larger than 150 and sliding angle lower than 10 is generally known as a superhydrophobic surface (Fujishima and Honda, 1972). ... I¼m protruding nubs with a gap of 10A30 I¼m covered with tiny wax crystals of about 0.2A2 I¼m ( Barthlott and Neinhuis, 1997). ... Figure 4.5 Schematic diagram of the VAPE apparatus.
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