Da Vinci Tribology

Tribology

27.10.2016 tribonet 35,933 Views

What is Tribology? Tribology is the science of friction, wear and lubrication and is truly interdisciplinary. It studies the interaction of moving surfaces and every aspect related to friction, wear, lubrication, adhesion, tribochemistry, etc. Tribology […]

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Atomistic Tribology

Switchable Friction on Graphene

15.08.2016 Aydar Akchurin 228 Views

Graphene is a unique material in many aspects and has recently been applied in various ways. In tribology, it has been shown to lead to a superlubricity – an ultra low friction state. In laboratory […]

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Advanced Materials

In Situ Generation of Graphene

25.07.2016 Aydar Akchurin 288 Views

Graphene has unique properties and is being extensively used in various applications. It got a deserved attention in the field of tribology as well and was reported to lead to the states of superlubricity (see […]

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Advanced Materials

Decrease Friction with Hydrogen Ions

13.06.2016 Aydar Akchurin 362 Views

Currently, a large portion of consumed energy is used to overcome friction. Design of low friction components is a primary goal in building a sustainable society. Superlubricity, the state of ultralow friction (<0.01), has already […]

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Computational Tribology

Ab Initio Analysis of Carbon Film Lubricity

16.05.2016 Aydar Akchurin 167 Views

Carbon-based nanomaterials, coatings and films attracted a great attention due to proved possibility to achieve lowest friction and wear without environmental pollution. However, frequently, the state of the low friction is strictly related to the […]