Plasma-sprayed thermal barrier coatings (TBC) based on yttria partially stabilized zirconia are studied with the goal of application to gas turbine blades. This work focuses on the anisotropic behavior of coatings under repeated thermal cycling up to 1000 degree C.
DVS Berichte (Deutscher Verband fur Schweisstechnik): Paper presented to the 10th International Thermal Spraying Conference, Essen, Germany, 02-06 May 1983,
Vol. 80, pp. 175-178