Eleventh International Conference on Fundamentals and Industrial Applications of HIPIMS

16 - 18 June 2021, Sheffield, UK

Venue: Virtual Conference

Programme of Events

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Wednesday, 16 June 2021

8:00-8:30

REGISTRATION ON THE ONLINE PLATFORM

8:30-8:45

Welcome Address

Prof. Arutiun P. Ehiasarian, Conference Chairman
Prof. Christoph Herrmann, Director Fraunhofer IST
Dr. Lisa Mooney, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation), Sheffield Hallam University

Morning Session

Moderator: Arutiun P. Ehiasarian, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

8:45-9:05 Surface Engineering: The key to a Sustainable Future?

D. Elliott

Surface Engineering Association, UK

9:10-9:30 A low friction route to Net Zero

S. Turner

High Value Manufacturing Catapult, UK

9:35-9:55 Some current and future coating challenges in aero-engines

R.G. Wellman

Rolls-Royce plc., UK

9:55-10:05 COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITION

10:05-10:25 Surface engineering of the leading edges of turbomachinery blades

R. Wood

The national Centre for Advanced Tribology at Southampton (nCATS)

10:30-10:50 Surface engineering in Renewable Energy: Mapping the weather on wear maps.

M. Stack, K. Pugh

Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering. University of Strathclyde, UK

10:55-11:15 Understanding tribological contact: how a detailed understanding can help design wear resistant materials

M. Rainforth, P. Zeng, L. Ma, R. Namus, J. Qi, P. Gong, J. Nutter, X. Xu, J. Sharp

Department of Material Science and Engineering. University of Sheffield, UK

11:15-11:25 COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITION

11:25-11:45 SiAlN coating produced with magnetron sputtering on metal substrate for aero-engine and nuclear industry applications

P. Xiao

Department of Materials, University of Manchester, UK

11:50-12:10 Thin film refractory plasmonic materials: deposition, optical properties, and temperature stability

P.K. Petrov

Department of Materials, Imperial College London, UK

12:15-12:35 HIPIMS of transition metal nitrides for CMOS-compatible optoelectronic applications.

R. Bower1, D.A.L. Loch2, Q. Yao1, P.Eh. Hovsepian2, A.P. Ehiasarian2, P.K. Petrov1

1Department of Materials, Imperial College London, UK
2National HIPIMS Technology Centre, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK

12:35-13:35 LUNCH BREAK and EXHIBITION

Afternoon Session

Moderator: Christopher Constable, IHI Ionbond UK

13:35-13:55 Towards Digitalised Surface Manufacturing: The EPSRC DSM NetworkPlus

A. Matthews

The University of Manchester, UK

14:00-14:20 Towards Creation of a Digital Twin of the Plasma Synthesis of Functional Materials by High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering and Other PVD Processes

A.P. Ehiasarian1, A. Sugumaran1, P.Eh. Hovsepian1, C. Davies2, P. Hatto2

1National HIPIMS Technology Centre, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK
2Ionbond UK Ltd., Consett, Co Durham, UK

14:25-14:45 Computational Engineering and Cyber-Physical Systems

C. Herrmann

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films (IST), Braunschweig, Germany

14:45-14:55 COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITION

14:55-15:15 Unravelling the ion-energy-dependent structure evolution and its implications for the elastic properties of (V, Al)N thin films

S. Karimi Aghda1, D. Music2, Y. Unutulmazsoy3, H. H. Sua1, S. Mráz1, M. Hans1, D. Primetzhofer4, A. Anders3, 5, J. Schneider1

1Materials Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
2Department of Materials Science and Applied Mathematics, Malmö University, Sweden
3Leibniz Institute of Surface Engineering (IOM), Leipzig, Germany
4Department of Physics and Astronomy, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
5Felix Bloch Institute, Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany

15:20-15:40 Measurement of momentum transfer in ion beam sputtering

M. Klette , T. Trottenberg, M. Maas, H. Kersten

University of Kiel, IEAP, Germany

15:45-16:05 Ionization of Sputtered Particles in HiPIMS Discharges

J. Held , V. Schulz-von der Gathen, A. von Keudell

Experimental Physics II, Ruhr- Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany

16:05-16:15 COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITION

16:15-16:35 Multifunctional carbon-based nanocomposite HiPIMS coatings

S. Ulrich , C. Poltorak, U. Schittenhelm, M. Stüber, K. Seemann

Karlsruhe Institut für Technologie (KIT), Institut für Angewandte Materialien — Angewandte Werkstoffphysik (IAM-AWP), Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany

16:40-17:00 Antibacterial Activity of DLC films with zinc, copper and silver

R.F.B.O. Correia1, 2, 3 , A. Bender3, H. Gerdes3, V.J. Trava-Airoldi1, R. Bandorf3

1National Institute for Space Research — INPE, Brazil
2Federal University of São Paulo — UNIFESP, Brazil
3Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films (IST), Braunschweig, Germany

17:05-17:25 Effect of positive pulse voltage in bipolar reactive HiPIMS on crystal structure, microstructure and mechanical properties of CrN films

J. Capek , Šárka Batková, Jiří Rezek, Radomír Čerstvý, Petr Zeman

European Centre of Excellence, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic

Day 2

Thursday, 17 June 2021

Morning Session

Moderator: Ralf Bandorf, Fraunhofer IST, Germany

08:45-09:05 More than 30 year of Evolution of Cr-Al-N - from conventional sputtering to HIPIMS for industrial applications

P. Immich , G. Negrea, R. Jacobs

IHI Hauzer Techno Coating B.V., The Netherlands

09:10-09:30 12 µm PVD in HiPIMS

O. Lemmer, W. Kölker, S. Bolz, C. Schiffers

CemeCon AG, Würselen, Germany

09:35-09:55 Pulsed Arc plasma of ta-C and doped ta-C

G.J. van der Kolk1 , I. Dolchinkov2, D.A.L. Loch2, P.Eh. Hovsepian3 , A.P. Ehiasarian3

1Ionbond Netherlands b.v., Venlo, The Netherlands
2IHI Ionbond AG, Dulliken, Switzerlands
3National HIPIMS Technology Centre, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK

09:55-10:05 COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITION

10:05-11:05 Quo Vadis Surface Engineering?

David Elliott (Surface Engineering Association) will be asking a panel of experts
"How can Surface Engineering remain a pillar of the world manufacturing agenda both academically and industrially?"

11:05-11:15 COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITION

11:15-11:35 Role of energetic ions in the growth of fcc and ω crystalline phases in Ti films deposited by HiPIMS

D. Vavassori1 , D. Dellasega1, F. Mirani1, C. Conti2, M. Passoni1

1Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy
2ISPC-CNR, Milano, Italy

11:40-12:00 Energy flux measurements at magnetron sputtering

H. Kersten1 , J. Cipo1, F. Schlichting1, D. Meyners2, L. Thormälen2, F. Zahari2, R. Marquardt2, H. Kohlstedt2

1University of Kiel, IEAP, Kiel, Germany
2University of Kiel, TF, Kiel, Germany

12:05-12:25 Impact Fatigue and Fracture Toughness Analysis of CoCrMo Alloy Nitrided using HIPIMS Plasma

K. Shukla1 , Y.P. Purandare1, D.A.L. Loch1, A.A. Sugumaran1, I. Khan2, A.P. Ehiasarian1, P.Eh. Hovsepian1

1National HIPIMS Technology Centre UK, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK
2Zimmer-Biomet UK Limited, Swindon, UK

12:25-13:35 LUNCH BREAK and EXHIBITION

Afternoon Session

Moderator: Günter Bräuer, Fraunhofer IST, Germany

13:35-13:55 Me-DLC based strain sensitive materials

R. Bandorf , M. Grein, H. Gerdes, R. Correia, U. Heckmann, G. Bräuer

Surface Engineering and Thin Films (IST), Braunschweig, Germany

14:00-14:20 Diamond-like carbon coatings by HIPIMS

P.Różański1, 2 , W. Gajewski1, A.W. Oniszczuk1, M. Puźniak1, 2, R. Mroczyński2, S. Bąba1, 4, P. Domanowski3

1TRUMPF Hüttinger Sp. z o.o., Zielonka, Poland
2Warsaw University of Technology, Institute of Microelectronics and Optoelectronics, Warsaw, Poland
3University of Technology and Life Sciences, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Bydgoszcz, Poland
4Warsaw University of Technology, Institute of Control and Industrial Electronics, Warsaw, Poland

14:25-14:45 Pulsed Arc non-equilibrium process effects on the properties of doped and pure ta-C coatings

I. Dolchinkov1 , G.J. van der Kolk2

1IHI Ionbond AG, Dulliken, Switzerland
2Ionbond Netherlands b.v., Venlo, The Netherlands

14:45-14:55 COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITION

14:55-15:15 Ionization region model for Ar/Cr in a high power impulse magnetron sputtering discharge

J. Zgheib , A. Rhallabi, P.-Y. Jouan

Institut des Matériaux de Jean Rouxel Nantes (IMN), University of Nantes, France

15:20-15:40 Ion-induced secondary electron emission coefficient of metal surfaces analysed in an ion beam experiment

R. Buschhaus , A. von Keudell

Experimentalphysik II, Ruhr- Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany

15:45-16:05 PVD coatings for Aluminium die casting applications: an experimental realistic approach

A. Berte , P. Civardi

Lafer SpA, Piacenza, Italy

16:05-16:15 COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITION

16:15-16:35 Investigation of spokes in reactive Ar/N2 atmosphere

P. Klein , J. Hnilica, M. Fekete, M. Šlapanská, P. Vašina

Department of Physical Electronics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

16:40-17:00 Control of Spokes in Magnetron Discharges

M. George , W. Breilmann, J. Held, A. von Keudell

Experimentalphysik II, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

17:05-17:20 Time-Resolved Electron Energy Distributions and Plasma Potentials During HiPIMS Processes

W. M. Huber1, Z. Jeckell1, I. F. Haehnlein2, D. E. Barlaz1, T. J. Houlahan Jr.2, B. E. Jurczyk2 , D. N. Ruzic1

1University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
2Starfire Industries, USA

Day 3

Friday, 18 June 2021

Morning Session

Moderator: Dave Doerwald, IHI Hauzer TechnoCoating, The Netherlands

08:45-09:05 HIPIMS deposited nanoscale CrN/NbN multilayer coating for tribocorrosion resistance

Y.P. Purandare , G.L. Robinson, A.A. Sugumaran, A.P. Ehiasarian, P.Eh. Hovsepian

National HIPIMS Technology Centre, MERI, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

09:10-09:30 Characterisation of a High-Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtered C/Mo/W Wear Resistant Coating by Transmission Electron Microscopy

J. Sharp1 , I. Castillo Müller1, P. Mandal5, A. Abbas2, M. Nord4, 6, A. Doye4, A.P. Ehiasarian3, P.Eh. Hovsepian3, I. MacLaren4, W. M. Rainforth1

1Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
2Department of Materials, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
3National HIPIMS Technology Centre UK, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK
4School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
5Present address University of Strathclyde Glasgow, Glasgow, address at time of work as (3)
6Present address Universiteit Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium

09:35-09:55 Complex 3D Nano Structures in HIPIMS Ti1-xAlxN-Coatings, an Electron Microscopic Study

C. Warres1 , J.C. Meyer1, 2, T. Lutz1, J.P. Liebig3, W. Engelhart3

1NMI Natural and Medical Sciences Institute, Reutlingen, Germany
2Institute of Applied Physics, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
3Walter AG, Tübingen, Germany

09:55-10:05 COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITION

10:05-10:25 Controlled reactive HiPIMS: Effective technique for low-temperature deposition of tunable oxynitrides and thermochromic oxides

J. Vlcek

European Centre of Excellence, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic

10:30-10:50 Amorphous and crystalline ReOx thin films deposited by reactive HiPIMS

M. Zubkins , A. Sarakovskis, E. Strods, L. Bikse, B. Polyakov, J. Purans

Institute of Solid State Physics, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

10:55-11:15 High-speed slot-milling of 304 stainless steel by end mill cutters coated with HiPIMS deposited AlTiN

C.R. Das , Duggineni Gurappa, Amitava Ghosh

Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India

11:15-11:25 COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITION

11:25-11:45 Industrialization of Plasma Technology: Requirements for the Power Supplies When Moving to the 100 kW Range

M. Heintze

TRUMPF Hüttinger GmbH + Co. KG, Freiburg, Germany

11:50-12:10 Presence of a reverse discharge during long positive voltage pulses in a bipolar HiPIMS discharge

A.D. Pajdarová1 , T. Kozák1, P. Mareš2 and J. Čapek1

1European Centre of Excellence, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
2HVM PLASMA, Praha, Czech Republic

12:15-12:35 Electron property measurements in a Bipolar HiPIMS discharge by laser Thomson scattering

M.A. Law , M.D. Bowden, J.W. Bradley

Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics - University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

12:35-13:35 LUNCH BREAK and EXHIBITION

Afternoon Session

Moderator: Arutiun P. Ehiasarian, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

13:35-13:55 Time Resolved Ion Energy Distribution Functions during a HiPIMS Discharge

Z. Jeckell1, D.E. Barlaz1, W.M. Huber1, T.J. Houlahan Jr.2, I.F. Haehnlein2, B.E. Jurczyk2, D.N. Ruzic1

1University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
2Starfire Industries, USA

14:00-14:20 Bipolar HiPIMS: Correlating plasma parameters to thin film properties

F. Walk1 , R. Valizadeh2, E. Seiler3, G. Stenning4, J.W. Bradley1

1Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, University of Liverpool, UK
2STFC Daresbury, Warrington, UK
3Institute of Electrical Engineering, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
4ISIS Facility, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot, UK

14:25-14:45 The plasma potential structure in a bipolar pulsed HiPIMS plasma

F.B. Lockwood Estrin , M. Law, J.W. Bradley

Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics - University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

14:45-14:55 COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITION

14:55-15:15 Sputtering onto liquids for nanoparticle synthesis

S. Konstantinidis1 , A. O’Reilly1, K. Patel1, A. Chauvin1, J. de Winter1, D. Cornil1, J. Cornil 1, A. Panepinto2, J. Veselý3, H. Alem-Marchand4, A. Sergievskaya1

1University of Mons, Mons, Belgium
2Materia Nova, Mons, Belgium
3Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
4Institut Jean Lamour, Nancy, France

15:20-15:40 The effect of magnetic field configuration on structural and mechanical properties of TiN coatings deposited by HiPIMS and dcMS

A. Ghailane 1, 3 , H. Larhlimi1, Y. Tamraoui1, M. Makha1, H. Busch1, 2, C. B. Fischer1, 3, J. Alami1

1Materials Science, Energy and Nano-engineering department, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P), Bengeurir, Morocco
2NTTF Coatings GmbH, Rheinbreitbach, Germany
3Department of Physics, University Koblenz-Landau, Koblenz, Germany

15:45-16:05 HiPIMS : A Side of the Story

P.-Y. Jouan

University of Nantes, UMR CNRS 6502, Institut des Matériaux Jean Rouxel, Nantes, France

16:10-16:25 Bipolar HiPIMS Thruster: Effective propulsion of metal ions for increased flux and enhanced coating characteristics

D.T.A. Matthews1, R. Ganesan2, I. Fernández-Martínez3, D.R. McKenzie2 and M.M.M. Bilek2, 4,

1The University of Twente, The Netherlands
2The University of Sydney, Australia
3Nano4Energy S.L.N.E., Madrid, Spain
4School of Biomedical Engineering, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

16:30-16:45 Student Prize Announcement and Closing Remarks

Prof. Arutiun P. Ehiasarian, Conference Chairman
Dr. Ralf Bandorf, Conference Co-Chairman
Prof. Andrew Alderson, Director of I2Ri, Sheffield Hallam University

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