DSC Investigations of the Effect of Annealing Temperature on the Phase Transformation Behaviour in (Zr–Ti–Nb)N Coatings Deposited by CA-PVD

  • O. V. MaksakovaEmail author
  • M. K. Kylyshkanov
  • S. Simoẽs
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


Changes in thermal transformation properties due to annealing and consequent cooling within the temperature ranged from 30 to 1400 °C were studied for (Zr–Ti–Nb)N coatings by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) measurements in an argon atmosphere. Temperature and phase transformations in investigated coatings occurred in two stages: at intermediate temperature region (>670 °C) and high-temperature region (>1100 °C). There were also noticeable changes in values of heat capacity depending on nitrogen pressure applied during a deposition process.


Nitrides PVD Heat capacity Enthalpy 



The authors gratefully to Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine for financial support (Project No. 0118U003579 and 0117U003923). Authors are very thankful to Prof. A. D. Pogrebnjak from Sumy State University for project supervision and analysis of results and Prof. V. M. Beresnev from V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University for deposition of the samples.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. V. Maksakova
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. K. Kylyshkanov
    • 2
  • S. Simoẽs
    • 3
  1. 1.Sumy State UniversitySumyUkraine
  2. 2.Sarsen Amanzholov East Kazakhstan State UniversityUst-KamenogorskRepublic of Kazakhstan
  3. 3.University of PortoPortoPortugal

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