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Title: Toughness evaluation of hard coatings and thin films
Authors: Zhang, Sam
Zhang, Xiaomin
Issue Date: 2011
Source: Zhang, S., & Zhang, X. (2012). Toughness evaluation of hard coatings and thin films. Thin Solid Films, 520(7), 2375-2389.
Series/Report no.: Thin solid films
Abstract: Enormous progress has been achieved over the past decade in evaluating the toughness of hard coatings and thin films. This paper reviews methodologies developed based on indentation, bending, and microtensile testing. In addition, we discuss a recent development in fracture toughness measurement which involves the application of macrotension to a substrate in order to induce microtension in a patterned thin film.
ISSN: 0040-6090
DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2011.09.036
Rights: © 2011 Elsevier B.V.
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