Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (26/01/2013 02.50)

Innovative low-friction and -wear nano-additivated self-lubricant materials.

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The aim of the research is the study and the optimization of self-lubricant materials. The materials under investigation will be two: (i) CrN/TiN-MoS2 ternary composites; (ii) nano-additivated polymeric materials. In the first case the final goal is to fabricate a hybrid that combines the high wear and corrosion resistance of CrN and TiN with self-lubricating properties of MoS2. In the second case the goal is to improve the mechanical characteristics of a technopolymer (PEEK) by means of additivation with different nanoparticles. The two kinds of systems will be characterized by means of tribological, mechanical, chemical and structural analysis.

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Research Fields

Physics - Other

Selection process

Selective public procedure by qualifications and interview

Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
Annual budget22.946,02
Frequency of callsannuale
International mobility required ?no
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
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Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Employment contract with full social securityyes
Total amount per fellowship per year19.367
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsno
Maximum duration of fellowship48
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Funding organisation / Contacts

Public research
Modena - Italy