Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 54, Issue 1–2, pp 28–33 | Cite as

Vacuum-arc multilayer nanostructured TiN/Ti coatings: structure, stress state, properties

  • O. V. Sobol’
  • A. A. Andreev
  • S. N. Grigoriev
  • M. A. Volosova
  • V. F. Gorban’
Surface Engineering

The effect of the conditions of deposition of vacuum-ac multilayer TiN/Ti coatings on their phase composition, structure, stress state and mechanical properties is investigated. Regular features of variation of the phase composition, structure-and-stress state and hardness as a function the value of the negative potential applied to the substrate during the deposition and on the thickness of the Ti and TiN layers in the multilayer coating are determined. The causes of the observed changes are analyzed using the mechanism of formation of surface layers of the vacuum-arc coatings under the conditions of the implantation processes stimulated by application of negative potential to the substrate.


multilayer vacuum-arc coatings substrate potential layer thickness structure stress state hardness 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. V. Sobol’
    • 1
  • A. A. Andreev
    • 2
  • S. N. Grigoriev
    • 3
  • M. A. Volosova
    • 3
  • V. F. Gorban’
    • 4
  1. 1.National Technical University “KhPI”KharkovUkraine
  2. 2.National Scientific Center “KhFTI”KharkovUkraine
  3. 3.“STANKIN” Moscow State Technological University (FGBOU VPO MGTU “STANKIN”)MoscowRussia
  4. 4.I. M. Frantsevich Institute for Problems of Materials ScienceKievUkraine

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