Multifractal Analysis of the Surfaces of Protective (TiAlSiY)N, Me1−xN/CrN and Me1−xN/ZrN Coatings

  • Ya. KravchenkoEmail author
  • B. Natalich
  • M. Opielak
  • V. Borysiuk
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


In the present paper, a technique for the preparation of protective (TiAlSiY)N, MexN/CrN and Mex/ZrN coatings is shown. The algorithm of multifractal fluctuation analysis is described, and the results of the numerical investigation of microroughness of surfaces of investigated samples are presented. As follows from the calculated numerical parameters, the surface of (TiAlSiY)N/CrN coating is the smoothest and the surface of (TiAlSiY)N is the most non-uniform.


Surface morphology Multifractal analysis Self-similarity Vacuum deposition 



The authors gratefully to Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine for financial support (Project No. 0117U003923).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ya. Kravchenko
    • 1
    Email author
  • B. Natalich
    • 1
  • M. Opielak
    • 2
  • V. Borysiuk
    • 1
  1. 1.Sumy State UniversitySumyUkraine
  2. 2.Lublin University of TechnologyLublinPoland

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