NameEscobar-Galindo, Ramón
DepartmentFísica Aplicada I
Knowledge areaFísica Aplicada
Professional categoryProfesor Titular de Universidad
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Synthesis and Characterization of Multilayered CrAlN/Al₂O₃ Tandem Coating Using HiPIMS for Solar Selective Applications at High Temperature

Sánchez-Pérez, Miriam; Rojas Ruiz, Teresa Cristina; Fernández de los Reyes, Daniel; Ferrer Fernández, Francisco Javier; Farchado Dinia, Meryem; Morales Sabio, Ángel; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Sánchez López, Juan Carlos (American Chemical Society, 2023)
The effect of applying a negative bias during deposition of a previously designed multilayer solar selective absorber ...
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WAlSiN-based solar-selective coating stability-study under heating and cooling cycles in vacuum up to 800 °C using in situ Rutherford backscattering spectrometry and spectroscopic ellipsometry

Niranjan, K.; Krause, Matthias; Lungwitz, Frank; Munnik, Frans; Hübner, René; Pramod Pemmasani, Sai; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Barshilia, Harish C. (ScienceDirect, 2023)
In situ Rutherford backscattering spectrometry (RBS) and spectroscopic ellipsometry (SE) were applied to study the ...
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Synthesis and Characterisation of ASA-PEEK Composites for Fused Filament Fabrication

Palacios-Ibáñez, Belén; Relinque, J. J.; Moreno-Sánchez, Daniel; Sanz de León, Alberto; Delgado González, Francisco Javier; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Molina, Sergio I. (MDPI, 2022)
In this paper, a series of polymer composites made from acrylonitrile-styrene-acrylate (ASA) and poly (ether ether ketone) ...
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Comprehensive microstructural and optical characterization of the thermal stability of aluminum‑titanium oxynitride thin films after high temperature annealing in air

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Heras Pérez, Irene; Guillén Rodríguez, Elena; Munnik, Frans; Azkona, Ibon; Krause, Matthias (Springer, 2021)
The thermal stability of two AlyTi1- y(OxN1-x) layers prepared by cathodic vacuum arc deposition with different oxygen ...
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Tailoring Crystalline Structure of Titanium Oxide Films for Optical Applications Using Non-Biased Filtered Cathodic Vacuum Arc Deposition at Room Temperature

Guillén Rodríguez, Elena; Krause, Matthias; Heras Pérez, Irene; Rincón-Llorente, Gonzalo; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón (MDPI, 2021)
Titanium oxide films were deposited at room temperature and with no applied bias using a filtered cathodic vacuum arc ...
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Solar selective coatings and materials for high-temperature solar thermal applications

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Krause, Matthias; Niranjan, K.; Barshilia, Harish (ScienceDirect, 2021)
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High-temperature solar-selective coatings based on Cr(Al)N. Part 2: Design, spectral properties and thermal stability of multilayer stacks

Rojas, T. C.; Caro, A.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Sánchez López, J.C. (ScienceDirect, 2020)
Two multilayer solar selective absorber coatings [Al/CrN0.95/Cr0.96Al0.04N1.08/Cr0.53Al0.47N1.12/Al2O3 (stack #1) and ...
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Estudio de prótesis producidas por fabricación aditiva con recubrimientos superficiales funcionales

Aceña Pacheco, Emilio; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Hernández-Saz, Jesús (2020)
El objetivo general de este trabajo es una investigación documental sobre los materiales, técnicas y resultados obtenidos ...
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Transparent conductive tantalum doped tin oxide as selectively solartransmitting coating for high temperature solar thermal applications

Lungwitz, FranK; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Janke, Daniel; Schumann, Erik; Wenisch, Robert; Gemming, Sibylle; Krause, Matthias (ScienceDirect, 2019)
The transparent conductive oxide (TCO) SnO2:Ta is developed as a selectively solar-transmitting coating for concentrated ...
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Effect of the Incorporation of Titanium on the Optical Properties of ZnO Thin Films: From Doping to Mixed Oxide Formation

Yuste, Miriam; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Benito, Noelia; Palacio, Carlos; Martínez, Óscar; Albella Martín, José María; Sánchez, Olga (MDPI, 2019)
ZnO films with Ti atoms incorporated (TZO) in a wide range (0–18 at.%) have been grown by reactive co-sputtering on silicon ...
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Design of high-temperature solar-selective coatings based on aluminium titanium oxynitrides AlyTi1-y(OxN1-x). Part 2: Experimental validation and durability tests at high temperature

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Guillén, E.; Heras, I; Rincón Llorente, G.; Alcón Camas, M.; Lungwitz, Frank; Munnik, Frans; Schumann, Erik; Azkona, Ibon; Krause, Matthias (ScienceDirect, 2018)
The durability of two solar-selective aluminium titanium oxynitride multilayer coatings was studied under conditions ...
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Cluster Tool for In Situ Processing and Comprehensive Characterization of Thin Films at High Temperatures

Wenisch, Robert; Lungwitz, Frank; Hanf, Daniel; Heller, René; Zscharschuch, Jens; Hübner, René; Borany, Johannes von; Abrasonis, Gintautas; Gemming, Sibylle; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Krause, Matthias (American Chemical Society, 2018)
A new cluster tool for in situ real-time processing and depth-resolved compositional, structural and optical characterization ...
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Design of high-temperature solar-selective coatings based on aluminium titanium oxynitrides AlyTi1−y(OxN1−x). Part 1: Advanced microstructural characterization and optical simulation

Heras, I.; Guillén, E.; Lungwitz, Frank; Rincón Llorente, G.; Munnik, Frans; Schumann, Erik; Azkona, Ibon; Krause, Matthias; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón (ScienceDirect, 2018)
Aluminium titanium oxynitrides were studied as candidate materials for high temperature absorbers in solar selective ...
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Optical and electrical properties of the transparent conductor SrVO3 without long-range crystalline order

Boileau, A.; Cheikh, A.; Fouchet, A.; David, A.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Labbé, C.; Marie, P.; Gourbilleau, F.; Lüders, U. (AIP Publishing, 2018)
It has been shown recently that the perovskite oxide SrVO3 is a transparent conductor with optical and electrical properties ...
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On the effect of thin film growth mechanisms on the specular reflectance of aluminum thin films deposited via filtered cathodic vacuum arc

Rincón-Llorente, Gonzalo; Heras Pérez, Irene; Guillén Rodríguez, Elena; Schumann, Erik; Krause, Matthias; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón (MDPI, 2018)
The optimisation of the specular reflectance of solar collectors is a key parameter to increase the global yield of ...
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Formation of antireflection Zn/ZnO core–shell nano-pyramidal arrays by O2 + ion bombardment of Zn surfaces

Benito, Noelia; Recio Sánchez, Gonzalo; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Palacio, Carlos (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2017)
ZnO is probably one of the most studied oxides since ZnO nanostructures are a very rich family of nanomaterials with a ...
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Aperiodic Metal-Dielectric Multilayers as Highly Efficient Sunlight Reflectors

Jiménez Solano, Alberto; Anaya, Miguel; Calvo, Mauricio E.; Alcón Camas, M.; Alcañiz, Carlos; Guillén Guillén, Elena; Martínez-Martínez, Noelia; Preussner, Thomas; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Míguez, Hernán (Wiley, 2017)
The optimum reflection of the solar spectrum at well-defined incident directions as well as its durability in time are, ...
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Advanced characterization and optical simulation for the design of solar selective coatings based on carbon: transition metal carbide nanocomposites

Heras, I.; Krause, Matthias; Abrasonis, Gintautas; Pardo, A.; Endrino, José Luis; Guillén Guillén, Elena; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón (ScienceDirect, 2016)
Solar selective coatings based on carbon transition metal carbide nanocomposite absorber layers were designed. Pulsed ...
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Ag-N dual acceptor doped p-type ZnO thin films by DC reactive magnetron co-sputtering

Ortega, J. J.; Ortiz Hernández, A. A.; Berumen Torres, J.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Méndez García, V. H.; Araiza, J.J. (ScienceDirect, 2016)
ZnO p-type thin films were deposited by dual acceptor co-doping using nitrogen and silver via DC reactive magnetron ...
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High-Rate Deposition of Stoichiometric Compounds by Reactive Magnetron Sputtering at Oblique Angles

Alvarez, Rafael; García Valenzuela, Aurelio; López Santos, Carmen; Ferrer, Francisco; Rico, Víctor; Guillén Guillén, Elena; Alcón Camas, M.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; González Elipe, A. R.; Palmero Acebedo, Alberto (Wiley, 2016)
Target poisoning in reactive magnetron sputtering deposition of thin films is an undesired phenomenon, well known for ...
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Multilayer solar selective coatings for high temperature solar applications: from concept to design

Heras Pérez, Irene; Guillen Rodríguez, María Elena; Krause, Matthias; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón (2016)
Increasing the share of renewables in the energy mix has a key function for the security of energy supply and the reduction ...
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Stoichiometric Control of SiOx Thin Films Grown by Reactive Magnetron Sputtering at Oblique Angles

García Valenzuela, Aurelio; Álvarez, Rafael; López Santos, Carmen; Ferrer, Francisco; Rico, Victor; Guillén Guillén, Elena; Alcón Camas, M.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; González Elipe, A. R.; Palmero, Alberto (Wiley, 2016)
The deposition of SiOx (x < 2) compound thin films by the reactive magnetron sputtering technique at oblique angles is ...
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Silver activation on thin films of Ag–ZrCN coatings for antimicrobial activity

Ferreri, I.; Calderon, V.S.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Palacio, Carlos; Henriques, M.; Piedade, A.P.; Carvalho, S. (ScienceDirect, 2015)
Nowadays, with the increase of elderly population and related health problems, knee and hip joint prosthesis are being ...
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Importance of the spectral emissivity measurements at working temperature to determine the efficiency of a solar selective coating

Echániz, T.; Setién Fernández, I.; Pérez Sáez, R. B.; Prieto, C.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Tello, M.J. (ScienceDirect, 2015)
The total emissivity of the absorbing surfaces is a critical parameter in the calculation of the radiative thermal losses ...
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Electrochemical vs antibacterial characterization of ZrCN–Ag coatings

Calderon, V.S.; Ferreri, I.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Henriques, M.; Cavaleiro, Albano; Carvalho, S. (ScienceDirect, 2015)
Nowadays, antibacterial properties are becoming a viable feature to be introduced in biomaterials due to the possibility ...
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Silver surface segregation in Ag-DLC nanocomposite coatings

Manninen, Noora Kristiina; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Carvalho, Sandra; Cavaleiro, Albano (ScienceDirect, 2015)
AgDLC coatings were deposited by magnetron sputtering in order to evaluate: i) the Ag nanoparticle size distribution along ...
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Determination of the Optical Constants of Gold Nanoparticles from Thin-Film Spectra

Pecharroman, Carlos; Gaspera, Enrico Della; Martucci, Alessandro; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Mulvaney, Paul (American Chemical Society, 2015)
We determine the optical properties of nanocomposites comprising gold nanoparticles embedded in a titania matrix using ...
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Solar selective coatings based on Carbon:Transition Metal Nanocomposites

Heras, Irene; Guillén Guillén, Elena; Krause, Matthias; Pardo, Ainhoa; Endrino, José Luis; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón (SPIE Digital Library, 2015)
The design of an efficient and stable solar selective coating for Concentrating Solar Power central receivers requires a ...
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Role of Y in the oxidation resistance of CrAlYN coatings

Sánchez López, Juan Carlos; Rojas Ruiz, Teresa Cristina; Brizuela, Marta; Justo, A.; Jiménez de Haro, María del Carmen; Mariscal, Antonio; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; El Mrabet, Said; Domínguez Meister, Santiago (Elsevier, 2015)
CrAlYN coatings with different aluminum (4–12 at.%) and yttrium (2–5 at.%) contents are deposited by d.c. reactive magnetron ...
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Room temperature deposition of highly dense TiO2 thin films by Filtered Cathodic Vacuum Arc

Guillén Guillén, Elena; Heras, Irene; Rincón Llorente, G.; Lungwitz, Frank; Alcón Camas, M.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón (SPIE Digital Library, 2015)
A systematic study of TiO2 films deposited by dc filtered cathodic vacuum arc (FCVA) was carried out by varying the ...
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Influence of the IR-mirror layer composition in the mechanical properties of solar selective coatings made from Mo:Si3N4 cermet

Álvarez Fraga, L.; Monclús, M. A.; Molina Aldareguía, Jon Mikel; Sánchez García, José Antonio; Céspedes, E.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Prieto, C. (ScienceDirect, 2014)
Solar selective coating multilayers deposited by magnetron sputtering and containing Mo:Si3N4 cermet as the absorber layer ...
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Structural and optical characterization of nanostructured ZnO grown on alumina templates

Yuste, M.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Martínez Sacristán, O.; Mínguez Bacho, I.; Rodríguez Sánchez, Sonia; Hernández Vélez, Manuel; Sánchez, O. (IOP Science, 2014)
The growth of nanostructured ZnO thin films on nanoporous anodic alumina substrates (NAAF) by dc reactive magnetron ...
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Influence of culture media on the physical and chemical properties of Ag–TiCN coatings

Carvalho, I.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Henriques, M.; Palacio, Carlos; Carvalho, S. (IOP Science, 2014)
The aim of this study was to verify the possible physical and chemical changes that may occur on the surface of Ag–TiCN ...
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Dynamics of GDOES-induced surface roughening in metal interfaces

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Vázquez Burgos, Luis (SpringerLink, 2014)
The roughness induced during glow-discharge optical-emission spectroscopy (GDOES) measurements has been reported to cause ...
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Morphotropic Phase Boundary in Solution-Derived (Bi0.5Na0.5)1 – xBaxTiO3 Thin Films: Part I Crystalline Structure and Compositional Depth Profile

Pérez Mezcua, Dulce; Sirera Bejarano, Rafael; Bretos Ullívarri, Iñigo; Ricote, Jesús; Jiménez Rioboo, Ricardo; Fuentes Cobas, Luis; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Chateigner, Daniel; Calzada Coco, M. Lourdes (The American Ceramic Society, 2014)
In this work, ferroelectric (Bi0.5Na0.5)1 – xBaxTiO3 thin films were fabricated by chemical solution deposition (CSD) with ...
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Long-term high temperature oxidation of CrAl(Y)N coatings in steam atmosphere

Mato, S.; Alcalá, G.; Brizuela, Marta; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Pérez, F. J.; Sánchez López, J.C. (ScienceDirect, 2014)
The oxidation resistance of CrAl(Y)N coatings deposited by reactive magnetron sputtering on P92 steel substrates was tested ...
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Novel Mo–Si3N4 based selective coating for high temperature concentrating solar power applications

Céspedes, Eva; Wirz, Men; Sánchez García, José Antonio; Álvarez Fraga, Leo; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Prieto, Carlos (ScienceDirect, 2014)
A novel selective coating material based on Mo–Si3N4 has been investigated for the first time. Accurate combination of the ...
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Mechanisms of Oxidation of NdNiO3−δ Thermochromic Thin Films Synthesized by a Two-Step Method in Soft Conditions

Boileau, A.; Capon, F.; Laffez, P.; Barrat, S.; Endrino, José Luis; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Horwat, D.; Pierson, J.F. (American Chemical Society, 2014)
Considering it is somewhat difficult to crystallize thermochromic nickelates through a soft process, a major challenge in ...
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Optical properties and refractive index sensitivity of reactive sputtered oxide coatings with embedded Au clusters

Figueiredo, N. M.; Kubart, T.; Sánchez García, J.A.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Climent Font, Aurelio; Cavaleiro, Albano (AIP Publishing, 2014)
In the present study, nanocomposite coatings of Au clusters embedded in two different oxides, TiO2 and Al2O3, were synthesized ...
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Comprehensive environmental testing of optical properties in thin films

Heras, Irene; Guillén Guillén, Elena; Krause, Matthias; Wenisch, Robert; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Endrino, José Luis (ScienceDirect, 2014)
Environmental characterization of optical and structural properties of thin films continues to be a challenging task. To ...
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Evolution of the crystalline structure in (Bi0.5Na0.5)1-xBa x TiO3 thin films around the Morphotropic Phase Boundary

Pérez Mezcua, Dulce; Calzada, M.L.; Bretos Ullívarri, Iñigo; Ricote, Jesús; Chateigner, Daniel; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Jiménez Rioboo, Ricardo; Sirera Bejarano, Rafael (Elsevier, 2014)
(Bi0.5Na0.5)1-xBax TiO3 (BNBT), which exhibits compositions for the morphotropic phase boundary (MPB) where exist an ...
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Comparative Study of Micro- and Nano-structured Coatings for High-Temperature Oxidation in Steam Atmospheres

Sánchez López, Juan Carlos; Mato, S; Pérez, F. J; Hierro, M. P; Castañeda, S.I.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón (Springer Verlag, 2014)
For many high-temperature applications, coatings are applied in order to protect structural materials against a wide range ...
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Evaluation of the optoelectronic properties and corrosion behavior of Al2O3-doped ZnO films prepared by dc pulsed magnetron sputtering

Zubizarreta, C.; Berasategui, E.G.; Bayón, R.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Barros, R.; Gaspar, D.; Nunes, D.; Calmeiro, T.; Martins, R.; Fortunato, E.; Barriga, J. (IOPScience, 2014)
he main requirements for transparent conducting oxide (TCO) films acting as electrodes are a high transmission rate in the ...
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First spectral emissivity study of a solar selective coating in the 150–600 1C temperature range

Setién Fernández, I.; Echániz Ariceta, Telmo; González Fernández, Luis; Pérez-Sáez, Raúl Benjamín; Céspedes, Eva; Sánchez García, J.A.; Álvarez Fraga, Leo; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Albella Martín, José María; Prieto, Carlos; Tello, M.J. (ScienceDirect, 2013)
A complete experimental study of temperature dependence of the total spectral emissivity has been performed, for the first ...
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Ag+ release and corrosion behavior of zirconium carbonitride coatings with silver nanoparticles for biomedical devices

Calderon, V.S.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Oliveira, J.C.; Cavaleiro, Albano; Carvalho, Sandra (ScienceDirect, 2013)
Zirconium carbonitride coatings with silver nanoparticles were produced by DC unbalanced dual magnetron sputtering system, ...
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High- and low-energy x-ray photoelectron techniques for compositional depth profiles: destructive versus non-destructive methods

Benito, Noelia; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Rubio Zuazo, Juan; Castro Castro, Germán Rafael; Palacio Orcajo, Carlos (IOP Science, 2013)
Hard x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (HAXPES), angle-resolved x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (ARXPS) and x-ray photoelectron ...
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Ag+ release inhibition from ZrCN–Ag coatings by surface agglomeration mechanism: structural characterization

Calderon, V.S.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Benito, Noelia; Palacio Orcajo, Carlos; Cavaleiro, Albano; Carvalho, Sandra (IOP Science, 2013)
New multifunctional materials based on well-established materials to which functional properties are added, such as ...
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Advanced surface characterization of silver nanocluster segregation in Ag–TiCN bioactive coatings by RBS, GDOES, and ARXPS

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Manninen, Noora Kristiina; Palacio Orcajo, Carlos; Carvalho, Sandra (SpringerLink, 2013)
Surface modification by means of wear protective and antibacterial coatings represents, nowadays, a crucial challenge in ...
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Compositional and structural properties of nanostructured ZnO thin films grown by oblique angle reactive sputtering deposition: effect on the refractive index

Toledano, Diana; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Yuste, Miriam; Albella Martín, José María; Sánchez, Olga (IOP Science, 2012)
In this work, we report the successful growth of ZnO nanostructured films by oblique angle magnetron sputtering deposition ...
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Structural and mechanical properties of Au alloyed Al\O sputter deposited coatings

Figueiredo, N. M.; Santos Louro, Cristina María; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Climent Font, Aurelio; Cavaleiro, Albano (ScienceDirect, 2012)
This paper is focused on the sputtering process and on the structure, chemical composition and mechanical properties of ...
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Coordination chemistry of titanium and zinc in Ti(1−x)Zn2xO2 (0 ≤ x ≤ 1) ultrathin films grown by DC reactive magnetron sputtering

Caretti, Ignacio; Yuste, Miriam; Torres, Ricardo; Sánchez, Olga; Jiménez Guerrero, Ignacio; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2012)
XANES and RBS were used to explore the structural phase and composition transitions of ultrathin films with Ti(12x)Zn2xO2 ...
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Influence of silver content on the tribomechanical behavior on Ag-TiCN bioactive coatings

Sánchez López, Juan Carlos; Abad, Manuel D.; Carvalho, I; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Benito, N; Ribeiro, S; Henriques, M.; Cavaleiro, A.; Carvalho, S. (Elsevier, 2012)
urface modification of bulk materials used in biomedical applications has become an important prerequisite for better ...
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In-depth multi-technique characterization of chromium–silicon mixed oxides produced by reactive ion beam mixing of the Cr/Si interface

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Benito, Noelia; Duday, David; Fuentes, G.G.; Valle, N.; Herrero, Pilar; Vergara, Lucía; Joco, Víctor; Sánchez, Olga; Arranza de Gustín, Antonio; Palacio Orcajo, Carlos (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2012)
The great interest of mixed metal–silicon oxides lies in their suitability, among other applications, as optical coatings ...
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Influence of the oxygen partial pressure and post-deposition annealing on the structure and optical properties of ZnO films grown by dc magnetron sputtering at room temperature

Yuste, Miriam; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Caretti, Ignacio; Torres, Ricardo; Sánchez, Olga (IOP Science, 2011)
A systematic study for the optimization of the deposition process of ZnO thin films grown by dc magnetron sputtering at ...
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Improving the visible transmittance of low-e titanium nitride based coatings for solar thermal applications

Yuste, Miriam; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Carvalho, Sandra; Albella Martín, José María; Sánchez, Olga (ScienceDirect, 2011)
Low-emissivity (low-e) coatings on glass are nowadays extensively used for energy saving applications in architectural ...
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An XPS and ellipsometry study of Cr–O–Al mixed oxides grown by reactive magnetron sputtering

Benito, Noelia; Díaz, David; Vergara, Lucía; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Sánchez, Olga; Palacio Orcajo, Carlos (ScienceDirect, 2011)
Cr–O–Al thin film mixed oxides grown on Si (100) substrates by reactive magnetron sputtering using different target ...
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Ag–Ti(C, N)-based coatings for biomedical applications: influence of silver content on the structural properties

Manninen, Noora Kristiina; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Benito, Noelia; Figueiredo, N.M.; Cavaleiro, Albano; Palacio Orcajo, Carlos; Carvalho, Sandra (IOP Science, 2011)
Ag–TiCN coatings were deposited by dc reactive magnetron sputtering and their structural and morphological properties were ...
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Influence of the nanoscale structural features on the properties and electronic structure of Al-doped ZnO thin films: An X-ray absorption study

Jullien, M.; Horwat, D.; Manzeh, F.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Bauer, Ph.; Pierson, J.F.; Endrino, José Luis (ScienceDirect, 2011)
Transparent Al-doped ZnO thin films were deposited by reactive magnetron sputtering with different oxygen flow rates. The ...
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Control of the optical properties of silicon and chromium mixed oxides deposited by reactive magnetron sputtering

Vergara, Lucía; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Martínez, R.; Sánchez, Olga; Palacio Orcajo, Carlos; Albella Martín, José María (ScienceDirect, 2011)
The development of mixed-oxide thin films allows obtaining materials with better properties than those of the different ...
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Diffusion model for growth of Fe2B layer in pure iron

Campos Silva, I.; Ortiz Domínguez, M.; Cimenoglu, Huseyin; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Keddam, M.; Elías Espinosa, M.; López Perrusquia, N. (Taylor and Francis Online, 2011)
A simple diffusion model is proposed to estimate the growth kinetics of Fe2B layers created at the surface of pure iron. ...
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Surface characterization of Ti-Si-C-ON coatings for orthopedic devices: XPS and Raman spectroscopy

Oliveira, Cristina; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Palacio Orcajo, Carlos; Calderon, V.S.; Almeida, Bernardo Gonçalves; Henriques, M.; Espinosa, A.; Carvalho, Sandra (ScienceDirect, 2011)
Ti–Si–C–ON films were deposited by DC reactive magnetron sputtering and their chemical properties, biofilm formation and ...
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Structure–property relations in ZrCN coatings for tribological applications

Silva, E.; Rebelo de Figueiredo, Marisa; Franz, Robert; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Palacio Orcajo, Carlos; Espinosa, A.; Calderon, V.S.; Mitterer, Christian; Carvalho, Sandra (ScienceDirect, 2010)
ZrCN coatings were deposited by dc reactive magnetron sputtering with N2 flows ranging from 2 to 10 sccm in order to ...
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Improving the oxidation resistance of AlCrN coatings by tailoring chromium out-diffusion

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Endrino, José Luis; Martínez, R.; Albella Martín, José María (ScienceDirect, 2010)
In this work, we have studied the improvement on the oxidation resistance of AlCrN-based coatings by adding a subsurface ...
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Influence of the surface morphology and microstructure on the biological properties of Ti–Si–C–N–O coatings

Oliveira, Cristina; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Palacio Orcajo, Carlos; Vázquez, L.; Espinosa, Ana; Almeida, Bernardo Gonçalves; Henriques, M.; Calderon, V.S.; Carvalho, Sandra (ScienceDirect, 2010)
Detailed structural, microstructural, biofilm formation and cytotoxicity studies were performed on Ti–Si–C–ON hard coatings ...
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Correlation between structure and optical properties in low emissivity coatings for solar thermal collectors

Yuste, Miriam; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Sánchez, Olga; Cano, David; Casasola, R.; Albella Martín, José María (ScienceDirect, 2010)
We have investigated the relation between the structure and morphology of TiN coatings with their optical properties. ...
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Optical and transport properties of Ti-doped In2O3 thin films prepared by electron beam physical vapour deposition

Sánchez Marcos, J.; Ochando, I.M.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Martínez Morilla, R.; Prieto, C. (Wiley, 2010)
Ti-doped In2O3 (ITiO) thin films have been prepared by electron beam physical vapour deposition (EB-PVD). Their optical ...
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Beneficial silver: antibacterial nanocomposite Ag-DLC coating to reduce osteolysis of orthopaedic implants

Endrino, José Luis; Sánchez-López, José Carlos; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Horwat, D.; Anders, A. (IOP Science, 2010)
Silver-containing diamond-like-carbon (DLC) is a promising material for biomedical implants due to its excellent combination ...
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Characterization of AISI 4140 borided steels

Campos Silva, I.; Ortiz Domínguez, M.; López Perrusquia, N.; Meneses Amador, Alfonso; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Martínez Trinidad, José (ScienceDirect, 2010)
The present study characterizes the surface of AISI 4140 steels exposed to the paste-boriding process. The formation of ...
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Towards nanometric resolution in multilayer depth profiling: a comparative study of RBS, SIMS, XPS and GDOES

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Gago, Raúl; Duday, David; Palacio Orcajo, Carlos (SpringerLink, 2010)
An increasing amount of effort is currently being directed towards the development of new functionalized nanostructured ...
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Impact of the particles impingement on the electronic conductivity of Al doped ZnO films grown by reactive magnetron sputtering

Jullien, M.; Horwat, D.; Endrino, José Luis; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Bauer, Ph.; Pierson, J.F. (IOP Science, 2010)
Aluminium doped zinc oxide thin films (4 at.% Al) were deposited by reactive magnetron sputtering technique and characterized ...
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Oxidation post-treatment of hard AlTiN coating for machining of hardened steels

Endrino, José Luis; Fox Rabinovich, German S.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Kalss, W.; Veldhuis, Stephen; Soriano de Arpe, Leonardo; Andersson, Johnn; Gutiérrez, A. (ScienceDirect, 2009)
In this study, cemented carbide ball nose end mills with nano-crystalline Al0.67Ti0.33N hard PVD coatings deposited by ...
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Comparative depth-profiling analysis of nanometer-metal multilayers by ion-probing techniques

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Gago, Raúl; Albella Martín, José María (ScienceDirect, 2009)
We examine here the depth resolution (interface width) in elemental analysis and depth profiling of complex layer systems ...
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Characterization of rough interfaces obtained by boriding

Campos Silva, I.; Balankin, A.S.; Sierra, A.H.; López Perrusquia, N.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Morales Matamoros, D. (ScienceDirect, 2008)
This study evaluates the morphology of borided interfaces by means of the fractal theory. The boride layers were formed ...
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XRD and FTIR analysis of Ti–Si–C–ON coatings for biomedical applications

Oliveira, Cristina; Gonçalves, L.; Almeida, Bernardo Gonçalves; Macedo Tavares, Carlos José; Carvalho, Sandra; Vaz, Filipe; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Henriques, M.; Susano, M.; Oliveira, Rosário (ScienceDirect, 2008)
Ti–Si–C–ON films were deposited by DC reactive magnetron sputtering using different partial pressure ratio of oxygen (pO2) ...
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Hydrogen and oxygen in-depth evolution during electrochemical hydrogenation/dehydrogenation of Y–Pd thin films analyzed by Glow Discharge Optical Emission Spectroscopy

Rayón Encinas, Emilio; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Albella Martín, José María; Matveeva, Eugenia (ScienceDirect, 2008)
Elemental in-depth analysis of the Y–Pd thin film under hydrogenation/dehydrogenation has been performed by Glow Discharge ...
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Structure and properties of silver-containing a-C(H) films deposited by plasma immersion ion implantation

Endrino, José Luis; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Zhang, H.S.; Allen, M.; Gago, Raúl; Espinosa, A.; Anders, André (ScienceDirect, 2008)
In this study, we have grown silver-containing hydrogenated (a-C:H) and non-hydrogenated (a-C) amorphous carbon coatings ...
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Modelling of Glow Discharge Optical Emission Spectroscopy depth profiles of metal (Cr,Ti) multilayer coatings

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Albella Martín, José María (ScienceDirect, 2008)
The broadening effects found in the depth profiles of abrupt periodic multilayers obtained by Glow Discharge Optical ...
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Structural and Mechanical properties of Ti–Si–C–ON for biomedical applications

Guimarães, Freddy; Oliveira, Cristina; Sequeiros, Elsa; Torres, Marta; Susano, M.; Henriques, M.; Oliveira, Rosário; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Carvalho, Sandra; Parreira, N.M.G.; Vaz, Filipe; Cavaleiro, Albano (ScienceDirect, 2008)
Ti–Si–C–ON films were deposited by DC reactive magnetron sputtering using different partial pressure of oxygen (pO2) and ...
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Influence of spacer layer morphology on the exchange-bias properties of reactively sputtered Co ∕ Ag multilayers

Normile, Peter S.; Toro Sánchez, José Ángel de; Muñoz, T.; González, J.A.; Andrés González, Juan Pedro; Muñiz García, Pablo; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Riveiro, J.M. (American Physical Society, 2007)
We have studied the magnetic properties of [Ag(tAg)/Co(1.2nm)]60 multilayers grown in an oxygen atmosphere. Partial oxidation ...
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Influence of the yttria content on the mechanical properties of Y2O3-ZrO2 thin films prepared by EB-PVD

Ochando, I.M.; Cáceres, D.; García López, J.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Jiménez Rioboó, Rafael José; Prieto, C. (ScienceDirect, 2007)
A mechanical characterization study of the whole range (ZrO2)1−x–(Y2O3)x system is presented for thin film samples. Films ...
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Calibration of nitrogen content for GDOES depth profiling of complex nitride coatings

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Forniés, E.; Gago, Raúl; Albella Martín, José María (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2007)
Quantitative GDOES studies in protective coating materials (oxides, nitrides, oxynitrides, etc.) are severely limited by ...
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Biocompatible Silver-containing a-C:H and a-C coatings: A Comparative Study

Endrino, José Luis; Allen, Matthew; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Zhang, Hanshen; Anders, André; Albella Martín, José María (SpirngerLink, 2007)
Hydrogenated diamond-like-carbon (a-C:H) and hydrogen-free amorphous carbon (a-C) coatings are known to be biocompatible ...
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Oxidation tuning in AlCrN coatings

Endrino, José Luis; Fox Rabinovich, German S.; Reiter, Andreas; Veldhuis, Stephen; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Albella Martín, José María; Marco Sanz, José Francisco (ScienceDirect, 2007)
In this work, we have studied the influence of the coating design and composition on the oxidation behavior of AlxCr1−xN ...
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Compositional depth profiling analysis of thin and ultrathin multilayer coatings by radio-frequency glow discharge optical emission spectroscopy

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Forniés, E.; Albella Martín, José María (ScienceDirect, 2006)
In most of the industrial applications of multilayer coatings, a detailed knowledge of the interlayer structure and the ...
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Growth of CrNx films by DC reactive magnetron sputtering at constant N2/Ar gas flow

Forniés, E.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Sánchez, O.; Albella Martín, José María (ScienceDirect, 2006)
Chromium nitride coatings have been deposited on silicon by magnetron sputtering in an Ar + N2 atmosphere at different ...
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Nanometric resolution in glow discharge optical emission spectroscopy and Rutherford backscattering spectrometry depth profiling of metal (Cr, Al) nitride multilayers

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Gago, Raúl; Forniés, E.; Muñoz Martín, Ángel; Climent Font, Aurelio; Albella Martín, José María (ScienceDirect, 2006)
In this work, we address the capability of glow discharge optical emission spectroscopy (GDOES) for fast and accurate depth ...
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Adhesion behaviour of CrNx coatings on pre-treated metal substrates studied in situ by PBA and ESEM after annealing

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Veen, A. van; Schut, Henk; Janssen, G.C.A.M.; Hoy, R.; Hosson, J.Th.M. de (ScienceDirect, 2005)
In this paper we present the first combined Positron Beam Analysis (PBA) and Environmental Scanning Electron Microscopy ...
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Interface detection in poly-ethylene terephthalate–metal laminates using variable energy positron annihilation

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Schut, Henk; Veen, A. van; Rastogi, Rajeev; Vellinga, Willem Pier; Meijer, H.E.H. (ScienceDirect, 2005)
Thin coatings of poly-ethylene terephthalate (PET) on metal (“laminates”) have been studied with a variable energy positron ...
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Bi-magnetic microwires: a novel family of materials with controlled magnetic behavior

Pirota, ‪Kleber R.; Provencio, Manuel; García, K.L.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Mendoza Zelis, P.; Hernández Vélez, Manuel; Vázquez Villalabeitia, Manuel (ScienceDirect, 2005)
A novel technique involving combined sputtering and electroplating procedures has been recently developed to deposit ...
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Interfacial effects during the analysis of multilayer metal coatings by radio-frequency glow discharge optical emission spectroscopy. Part 2. Evaluation of depth resolution function and application to thin multilayer coatings

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Forniés, E.; Albella Martín, José María (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2005)
The crater shape effects in GDOES depth profiling of multilayer metal coatings, with an individual thickness layer >500 ...
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A modified blister test to study the adhesion of thin coatings based on local helium ion implantation

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Veen, A. van; Evans, J.H.; Schut, Henk; Hosson, J.Th.M. de (ScienceDirect, 2005)
A modified blister test has been developed based on helium ion implantation into selected areas of the metal substrate ...
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Interfacial effects during the analysis of multilayer metal coatings by radio-frequency glow discharge optical emission spectroscopy. Part 1. Crater shape and sputtering rate effects

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Forniés, E.; Albella Martín, José María (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2005)
In depth profile analysis by radio-frequency glow discharge optical emission spectroscopy (rf-GDOES) techniques, the depth ...
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Stress reduction in a-C:H coatings through the addition of nitrogen to the feed gas

Rabbani, F.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Arnoldbik, W.M.; Zwaag, S. van der; Veen, A. van; Schut, Henk (ScienceDirect, 2004)
Intrinsic stress in amorphous hydrogenated carbon (a-C:H) coatings was reduced through addition of 10–20 sccm N2 to the ...
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Hybrid Organic Inorganic Nylon-6/SiO2 Nanocomposites: Transport Properties

García Curiel, Monserrat; Barsema, Jonathan; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Cangialosi, Daniele; García Turiel, Javier; Zyl, Werner E. Van; Verweij, Henk; Blank, Dave H. A. (Wiley Interscience, 2004)
Organic-inorganic hybrid membranes of nanosized SiO2-filled polyamide compos-ites were prepared via film casting and their ...
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A description of bubble growth and gas release during thermal annealing of helium implanted copper

Evans, J.H.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Veen, A. van (ScienceDirect, 2004)
This paper describes an investigation into the migration and coalescence of equilibrium bubbles in helium implanted copper. ...
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Protrusion formation and surface porosity development on thermally annealed helium implanted copper

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Veen, A. van; Evans, J.H.; Schut, Henk; Hosson, J.Th.M. de (ScienceDirect, 2004)
Surface effects on (1 1 1) copper single crystal surfaces after 30 keV helium implantation up to 2.4 × 1016 ions cm−2 and ...
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Thermally induced delamination of amorphous hydrogenated carbon coatings monitored by positron beam analysis

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Veen, A. van; Schut, Henk; Rabbani, F.; Janssen, G.C.A.M.; Hosson, J.Th.M. de (ScienceDirect, 2004)
In this work we have studied the adhesion of PVD amorphous hydrogenated carbon (a-C:H) thin coatings (<200 nm) on crystalline ...
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Positron beam analysis of structurally ordered porosity in mesoporous silica thin films

Veen, A. van; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Schut, Henk; Eijt, S.W.H.; Falub, Claudiu V.; Balkenende, A.R.; Theije, Fremke de (ScienceDirect, 2003)
Positron beam techniques have been employed to characterise low-k dielectric silica based films, which have two or three ...
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Systematic positron study of hydrophilicity of the internal pore surface in ordered low-k silica thin films

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Veen, A. van; Schut, Henk; Eijt, S.W.H.; Falub, Claudiu V.; Balkenende, A.R.; Theije, Fremke de (ScienceDirect, 2003)
Non-destructive Doppler Broadening (DB), Positronium fraction (f-Ps) and Two Dimensional Angular Correlation of Annihilation ...
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Nano-porosity in silica reinforced methyltrimethoxysilane coatings studied by positron beam analysis

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Veen, A. van; Schut, Henk; Falub, Claudiu V.; Balkenende, A.R.; With, Govert de; Hosson, J.Th.M. de (ScienceDirect, 2003)
The porosity in particle reinforced sol-gel coatings has been studied. Silica particles (Ludox-TM40) are introduced into ...
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Depth-selective 2D-ACAR studies on low-k dielectric thin films

Eijt, S.W.H.; Veen, A. van; Falub, Claudiu V.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Schut, Henk; Mijnarends, P.E.; Theije, Fremke de; Balkenende, A.R. (ScienceDirect, 2003)
Depth-selective 2D-ACAR investigations on ordered mesoporous silica thin films provide direct evidence that para-positronium ...
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Structural effects due to the incorporation of Ar atoms in the lattice of ZrO2 thin films prepared by ion beam assisted deposition

Holgado, J.P.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Veen, A. van; Schut, Henk; Hosson, J.Th.M. de; González Elipe, A.R. (ScienceDirect, 2002)
Two sets of ZrO2 thin films have been prepared at room temperature by ion beam induced chemical vapour deposition and ...
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The design of an electrostatic variable energy positron beam for studies of defects in ceramic coatings and polymer films

Abadjieva, E.; Schut, Henk; Alba García, A.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Veen, A. van; Pimblott, S.M. (ScienceDirect, 2002)
An electrostatic variable energy positron beam for studying defects in ceramic coatings, polymer films and MOS-devices is ...
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In situ mechanical, temperature and gas exposure treatments of materials combined with variable energy positron beam techniques

Schut, Henk; Veen, A. van; Rivera, A.; Huis, M.A van; Alba García, A.; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón (ScienceDirect, 2002)
An overview is given of the extension of the Delft variable energy positron (VEP) beam facility with equipment for in situ ...
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Positron annihilation and transmission electron microscopy study of the evolution of microstructure in cold-rolled and nitrided FeNiTi foils

Chechenin, N.G.; Veen, A. van; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Schut, Henk; Chezan, A.R.; Bronsveld, P.M. (IOPScience, 2001)
Positron beam analysis (PBA) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) were applied to study structural transformations ...
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Study of polymer/metal coating under stress using positron annihilation spectroscopy

Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Veen, A. van; Alba García, A.; Schut, Henk; Hosson, J.Th.M. de (ScienceDirect, 2000)
Positron annihilation spectroscopy (PAS) has proven to be a very useful technique for, e.g., the study of defects in ...
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Positronium formation in NaY-zeolites studied by lifetime, positron beam Doppler broadening and 3-gamma detection techniques

Schut, Henk; Escobar-Galindo, Ramón; Kolar, Z.I; Veen, A. van; Clet, G. (ScienceDirect, 2000)
Results of positron annihilation measurements on NaY pressed powders and deposited thin films using slow positron beam and ...