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- Integrity of nanostructured partially stabilized zirconia after plasma spray processing
- Lima, Rogerio S.; Kucuk, Ahmet; Berndt, C. C.
- Nanostructured partially stabilized zirconia powders with different particle size distributions were plasma sprayed under a range of thermal spray parameters. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and X-ray diffraction (XRD) were applied to analyze the nanostructured powder feedstocks and coatings. These results demonstrated that a feedstock with a broad particle size distribution maintained some of its nanostructure during spraying; whereas a feedstock with a narrow particle size distribution lost a major proportion of its nanostructure character. The apparent success in spraying nanostructured particles can be explained by employing the SEM and XRD analyses.
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- Journal article
- Materials Science and Engineering A, Vol. 313, no. 1-2 (Aug 2001), pp. 75-82
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- Nanostructure; Nanostructured materials; Nanostructured powder feedstocks; Particle size analysis; Particle size distribution; Plasma spraying; Powder metals; Scanning electron microscopy; SEM; Thermal barrier coatings; Thermal spray; X-ray diffraction analysis; XRD; Zirconia; Zirconia-yttria; Zirconium oxide
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