Discovery yields self-healing diamond-like carbon

Argonne discovery yields self-healing diamond-like carbon

“This is a very unique discovery, and one that was a little unexpected,” said Ali Erdemir, the Argonne Distinguished Fellow who leads the team. “We have developed many types of diamond-like carbon coatings of our own, but we’ve never found one that generates itself by breaking down the molecules of the lubricating oil and can actually regenerate the tribofilm as it is worn away.”

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2016-08-discovery-yields-self-healing-diamond-like-carbon.html

 

 

 

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