Hard, Flexible, and Transparent Nanolayered SiN x /BN Periodical Coatings

Oleksiy V. Penkov, Mahdi Khadem, Dae Eun Kim

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Abstract

In this study, SiN x /BN periodical nanolayered coatings (PNCs) are developed. PNCs were deposited at the room temperature on plastic and glass substrates. They demonstrate the excellent mechanical durability of inorganic materials and optical transparency and flexibility of organic ones. The 150 nm thick PNC shows optical transparency, sapphire-like hardness, high wear protection, and flexibility. Such a coating with a superior combination of optical and mechanical properties has not been reported previously.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9685-9690
Number of pages6
JournalACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
Volume11
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Mar 13

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Funding Information:
This work was supported by the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) grant funded by the Korea government (MSIT) (No. 2010-0018289) and the Brain Korea 21 Plus Project in 2019.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)

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