The latest news from academia, regulators
research labs and other things of interest
Posted: Jun 03, 2011
Nanoscale Effects in Tribology (NET 2011) Meeting - Last call for papers
(Nanowerk News) There are currently many exciting new developments occurring in tribological materials, which depend on processes occurring at the nanoscale.
The invention of new nanostructured materials with designed tribological performance, and enhanced nanoscale understanding of 'old' tribological materials, are being facilitated by many new technologies becoming available to analyze friction, lubrication and wear.
This meeting will address the advances occurring in nanoscale tribology, providing attendees the opportunity to network, and discuss trends and future developments.
We hope you will be able to attend and present your work at this NET 2011 meeting. Attendees will have the opportunity to network, and discuss trends and future developments in the nanotribology area.
Registration is open until Friday, 10th June 2011.
Register online, and obtain further details and programme updates at http://www.nanolab.org.uk/net2011
Submission of abstracts
Poster contributions to NET 2011 are still being accepted. Please submit an abstract, title and author list (up to 300 words) to email@example.com
Mappin Hall is located within the Sir Frederick Mappin Building, Faculty of Engineering, Mappin Street, The University of Sheffield, U.K. S1 3JD
The meeting will commence at 10.00 am (coffee), with oral presentations from 10.30 am.
Presentations at NET 2011 will include:
Max Groenendijk, Lightmotif B.V., Holland: Engineered surfaces machined by ultrashort pulsed lasers and their applications
Fabrice Dassenoy, Lyon, France: Tribological Properties and Lubrication Mechanisms of Nanoparticles
Allan Matthews, A Leyland, Sheffield University: Optimising tribocontact performance using nanocomposite coatings
MS Bobji, Indian Institute of Science: In-situ analysis of wear particles and nanocontacts
Hidetsugu Tanaka, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, Japan: Lubricant impact on ~1nm head/disk interface spacing of Hard disk drives
John Walker, NCATS, University of Southampton: Fe nano-particle coatings for enhanced running-in wear resistance
Aiden Lockwood, NanoLAB, Sheffield University: Dynamical mechanics and tribology of liquid nanodroplets
Beverley Inkson, NanoLAB, Sheffield University: Dynamical nanotribology of amorphous carbon
Ardian Morina, Anne Neville, iETSI, University of Leeds: Lubricant tribofilm nanostructure and its effect on macroscale friction and wear performance
Ben Beake, Micro Materials Ltd, UK: Innovative high temperature nanoindentation and microtribology to 750°C