Tribology and interface nanotechnology
Laboratory for tribology and interface nanotechnology (L-TINT), with nearly 20 experts, is recognized domestically and worldwide for providing research and technological solutions in the fields of surface and interface nanotechnology, boundary lubrication and tribochemistry, for the development of functional surfaces and contact engineering and for management of friction and wear mechanisms in systems with conventional and nonconventional materials at nano and macro scale. With a leading role in the field of environmentally friendly, green lubrication technologies the TINT group can provide a comprehensive and effective sustainable treatment of the most demanding tribological problems in engineering systems.
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PhDs in year 2014
In the year 2014, a PhD thesis defence took place within Laboratory of Tribology and interface nanotechnology.
Prof. dr. Mitjan Kalin has received an award for the most prominent research achievements of the University of Ljubljana in 2014
University of Ljubljana placed the work of prof. dr. Mitjan Kalin entitled Contact nano engineering for molecular control of boundary lubrication and friction, amongst the ten most prominent research achievements in 2014.
NEW! FT-IR ATR with video option
The laboratory obtained a new FT-IR ATR module that enabled infrared spectroscopy of surfaces of hard samples, powders and liquids. New ATR modul with diamond crystal enables surface video control with extremely high accuracy.