SELECTED PAPERS IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES, SYMPOSIA

Transition regions of the Ne-based HiPIMS process used for the deposition of DLC thin films, C. Vitelaru, M. Dinu, A. C. Parau, A. E. Kiss , CIP-MIATEC 2017, 26-30 June 2017, Nice, France - poster

Influence of Cr and Si alloying on the properties of arc plasma deposited ZrCN coatings, L. R. Constantin, M. Cojocaru, A. C. Parau, M. Dinu, A. Vladescu, University of  Bucharest, Faculty of Physics, 2017 Annual Scientific Conference, 23-24  June 2017, Magurele, Romania - oral presentation

Preliminary studies on process characterization for tailoring the  optical properties of TaOxNy thin films deposited by reactive magnetron sputtering, I. Pana, C. Vitelaru, A.C. Parau, M. Braic, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics, 2017 Annual Scientific Conference, 23-24  June 2017, Magurele, Romania - oral presentation

Reactive sputtering of carbon target under HiPIMPS conditions for the deposition of DLC coatings,  C. Vitelaru, M. Dinu, A.C. Parau, L. Constantin, A. Kiss, 17th International Conference on Plasma Physics and Applications   - CPPA 2017, 15-20 June 2017, Magurele-Bucharest, Romania – poster

Reactive magnetron sputtering of oxides, nitrides and oxy-nitrides: from process characterization to tunable thin films,  C. Vitelaru, I. Pana, A.C. Parau, N.C. Zoita, A. Kiss, M. Braic, 17th International Conference on Plasma Physics and Applications   - CPPA 2017, 15-20 June 2017, Magurele-Bucharest, Romania – oral presentation

Design, deposition and characterization of PVD optical coatings: a systematic experimental approach, I. Pana, C. Vitelaru, N.C. Zoita, A. Kiss, M. Braic, 17th International Conference on Plasma Physics and Applications   - CPPA 2017, 15-20 June 2017, Magurele-Bucharest, Romania – poster

Reactive magnetron sputtered SiCx thin films: a correlation between their optical properties and OES process characterization, I. Pana, C. Vitelaru, A. Kiss, M. Braic, 17th International Conference on Plasma Physics and Applications   - CPPA 2017, 15-20 June 2017, Magurele-Bucharest, Romania – poster

Functionalization of medical implants by biocomposite based hydroxyapatite coatings, A. Vladescu, Global Conference on Polymer and Composite Materials -PCM 2017, 23-25 May 2017, Guangzhou, China – invited lecture

Electrochemical deposition of HAp on porous Ti6Al4V and its in vitro bioactivity and corrosion behaviour, C.M. Cotruț, D.M. Vrânceanu, R. Surmenev, E. Ungureanu, M. Surmeneva, A. Koptioug , A. Vladescu, Global Conference on Polymer and Composite Materials -PCM 2017, 23-25 May 2017, Guangzhou, China - poster

TiO2 and MgO doped hydroxyapatite coatings as possible candidate for orthopaedic implants, A. Vladescu, M. Braic, M. Dinu, C. M.Cotrut, Global Conference on Polymer and Composite Materials -PCM 2017, 23-25 May 2017, Guangzhou, China – poster

Tribo-corrosion resistant ZrTiCN and ZrNbCN coatings, M. Dinu, L.R. Constantin, A.C. Parau, A. Vladescu, M. Braic, E-MRS Spring meeting 2017, 22-26 May 2017, Strasbourg, France - oral presentation

Evaluation of ZrCN and ZrCrSiCN coatings intended for tribological applications, L.R. Constantin, A.C. Parau, M. Dinu, M. Balaceanu, A. Vladescu, M. Braic, E-MRS Spring meeting 2017, 22-26 May 2017, Strasbourg, France - poster

Process characterization of reactive magnetron sputtering of Cu target for tuning the CuOx properties, C. Vitelaru, I. Pana, A. Kiss, N.C. Zoita, E-MRS Spring meeting 2017, 22-26 May 2017, Strasbourg, France - poster

Epitaxial TiC/MgO films grown by a hybrid sputtering technique, N.C. Zoita, A.E. Kiss, M. Dinu, C. Vitelaru, V. Braic, E-MRS Spring meeting 2017, 22-26 May 2017, Strasbourg, France - poster

Mechanical, electrochemical and biological investigations of Cr-based multilayers used for improving the bond strength of dental, M. Dinu, T. Hauffman, A. Vladescu, A. Hubin, M. Braic, E-MRS Spring meeting 2017, 22-26 May 2017, Strasbourg, France - poster

Synthesis of sputtered SiC and Mg doped hydroxyapatite coatings for biomedical applications, D.M. Vranceanu, M. Dinu, F. Ak Azem, R. Abdulgader, V. Braic, I. Birlik, A. Kiss, C.M. Cotrut, R. Booysen, M. Braic, T.K. Monsees, A. Vladescu, E-MRS Spring meeting 2017, 22-26 May 2017, Strasbourg, France - poster

Process dependent structural properties of thin films obtained by hybrid High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering (HiPIMS), M. Dinu, C. Vitelaru, M. Braic, User Workshop Rigaku for "SmartLab", 16 -17 March 2017, Oxford, Anglia – poster

Evaluation of surface treatment effect on roughness through in vitro bioactivity test in simulated body fluid, D M. Vranceanu, A.Vladescu, M.Tarcolea, C. M. Cotrut, , 6th International Conference on Materials Science and Technologies – RoMat 2016, 9-12 November, Bucharest, Romania – oral presentation

Comparison of the corrosion behavior of Zr and Cr nitride and oxynitride coated 304 steel mesh in (pH=2) acidic water solution. M. Dinu, R. Missengue, A. C. Parau, L. Petrik, M. Braic, A. Vladescu , 6th International Conference on Materials Science and Technologies – RoMat 2016, 9-12 November, Bucharest, Romania – poster

Sputtered hydroxyapatite coatings used for enhancing the titanium based alloy osseointegration, A.Vladescu, I.Titorencu, V.Braic, A.Kiss, M.Braic, 6th International Conference on Materials Science and Technologies – RoMat 2016, 9-12 November 2016, Bucharest, Romania - oral presentation

Functionalization of Ti6Al4V alloy by hydroxyapatite coatings prepared by electrochemical deposition techniques, D.M.Vranceanu, A.Vladescu, E.Ungureanu, V.Negoiescu, A.Berbecaru, C.M.Cotrut,  6th International Conference on Materials Science and Technologies – RoMat 2016, 9-12 November, Bucharest, Romania - poster

The Efficiency of Silane Treatment of Hemp Fibers in Polypropylene Composites, M. D. Iorga, C. Vitelaru., D. M. Panaitescu, Z. Vuluga, R. Gabor, M. C. Corobea, International Symposium: Priorities of Chemistry for a Sustainable Development, PRIOCHEM, 27-28 October 2016, Bucuresti, Romania - poster

Biomedical applications of TiZr-based metallic thin films, Mariana Braic, 7th International Conference “Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering & Medical Devices”-BIOMMEDD’2016, 15-17 September 2016, Constanta, Romania – invited lecture

Investigation of the Ag doped hydroxyapatite as antibacterial coatings, M. Dinu, M.Badea, M.Braic, A.Vladescu, M.Moga, V.Braic, E. Posna, A.Kiss, 7th International Conference “Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering & Medical Devices”-BIOMMEDD’2016, 15-17 September 2016, Constanta, Romania – oral presentation

Biofunctionalization of porous Ti6Al4V with HAp coatings obtained by electrochemical assisted deposition, D. Vranceanu, A.V. Koptioug, A. Vladescu, M. Braic, R. Surmenev, M.A. Surmeneva, A. Berbecaru, C.M. Cotrut, 7th International Conference “Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering & Medical Devices”-BIOMMEDD’2016, 15-17 September 2016, Constanta, Romania – oral presentation

Biocompatible inorganic coatings based on Zr nitrides and oxinitrides in multilayer structure used as adhesion layers in metalceramic restorations, A.Vladescu, T.Petreus, N.Forna, F.Baciu, M.Dinu, D.M.Vranceanu, C.M.Cotrut, 7th International Conference “Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering & Medical Devices”-BIOMMEDD’2016, 15-17 September 2016, Constanta, Romania – poster

Fractal analysis of the surface texture of the hydroxyapatite coatings used for biomedical applications, A.Vladescu, L.Braic, I.Titorencu, V.Pruna, M.Dinu, 7th International Conference “Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering & Medical Devices”-BIOMMEDD’2016, 15-17 September 2016, Constanta, Romania – poster

Cr silicon-nitrides and silicon-oxynitrides in mono and multi-layered structures with beneficial effect in improving the service life of prosthetic frameworks, C.M.Cotrut, M.Dinu, F.Baciu, D.M.Vranceanu, M.Tarcolea, A.I.Gherghilescu, A.Vladescu, 7th International Conference “Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering & Medical Devices”-BIOMMEDD’2016, 15-17 September 2016, Constanta, Romania – poster

Bioactive and antibacterial coatings obtained by pulsed electrochemical deposition, M.Tarcolea, D.M.Vranceanu, A.Vladescu, M.Dinu, T.Tran, C.M.Cotrut, 7th International Conference “Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering & Medical Devices”-BIOMMEDD’2016, 15-17 September 2016, Constanta, Romania – poster

SrRuO3 Films: From pulsed laser deposition to near infrared plasmonics, L. Braic, N. Vasilantonakis, B. Zou, N. McN. Alford, S. A. Maier, A. V. Zayats, P. K. Petrov, “The 16th International Balkan Workshop on Applied Physics and Materials" - IBWAP 2016, 07-09 July 2016, Constanta, Romania– invited lecture

In vitro biocompatibility of Si containing high entropy alloy carbide coatings, I. Pana, I. Titorencu, M. Dinu, L. Braic, Y. Dekhtyar, A.Vladescu,   “The 16th International Balkan Workshop on Applied Physics and Materials" - IBWAP 16, 07-09 July 2016, Constanta, Romania– poster

Corrosion resistance and tribological performance under corrosive conditions of arc deposited ZrCN and ZrCrSiCN coatings, M. Balaceanu, L. Constantin , L. Braic, A. Parau, “The 16th International Balkan Workshop on Applied Physics and Materials" - IBWAP 16, 07-09 July 2016, Constanta, Romania– poster

Novel biocompatible materials based on self-assembling oligopeptides anchored onto titanium alloys surfaces: molecular structure and organization, S. Franchi, A. Vladescu, V. Secchi, M. Santi, M. Braic, M. Dettin, G. Iucci, C. Battocchio, 13th International Conference on Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies NN16, 5-8 July 2016, Thessaloniki, Greece- poster

Preliminary studies on optical performance of solar control glazings, I. Pana, C. Vitelaru, A. Kiss, M. Braic, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics, 2016 Annual Scientific Conference, 17 June 2016 Magurele, Romania - oral presentation

Quantum Confinement Observed in nc-Si/a-SiNx Nanocomposite Films Obtained by RF Magnetron Sputtering, L. Braic, E. Carstea, M. Dinu, C.E.A. Grigorescu, A. Vladescu, Global Conference on Polymer and Composite Materials -PCM 2016, 20 - 23 May 2016, Hangzhou, China - oral presentation

Evaluation of electric resistivity and arc-erosion resistance of W-Ag and WC-Ag nanocomposite films, L. Braic, A. Vladescu, M. Dinu, D. Pavelescu, Global Conference on Polymer and Composite Materials -PCM 2016, 20 - 23 May 2016, Hangzhou, China - poster

Beneficial effects of nanocomposite interlayers on metallic-ceramic bond strength for dental applications, L. Braic, M. Dinu, A. Vladescu, C. M. Cotrut, G. M. Panaite, Global Conference on Polymer and Composite Materials -PCM 2016, 20 - 23 May 2016, Hangzhou, China - poster

Synthesis of bioactive coatings on Ti–25Nb–10Zr alloy for hard tissue implants, C.Cotrut, A.Vladescu, A.I.Gherghilescu, I.Titorencu, 10th World Biomaterials Congress (WBC), 17-22 May, 2016, Montreal, Canada - poster

Antibacterial properties of sputtered hydroxyapatite coating, A. Vladescu, 7th International Conference “Nanoparticles, Nanostrucured Coatings and Microcontainers: Technology, Properties, Applications”, 12- 15 May 2016, Tomsk, Russia – oral presentation

Bioactive thin films for functionalization of dental and orthopaedic implants, A.Vladescu, 2nd International Young Scientists School „Nanostructured Materials”, 10 - 12 May 2016 Tomsk, Russia –  invited lecture

Cr-based oxinitrides as adhesion interlayers between metal and ceramic for dental restorations, M. Dinu, C. M. Cotrut, T. Hauffman, C. Cordioli, A.Vladescu, A. Hubin, E-MRS Spring meeting 2016, 2-6 May 2016, Lille, France - oral presentation

Influence of deposition parameters on the electrochemical behaviour of ZrSiON thin films investigated by ORP-multisine EIS, M. Dinu, T. Hauffman, A. Vladescu, C. Cordioli, A. Hubin, M. Braic, E-MRS Spring meeting 2016, 2-6 May 2016, Lille, France - poster

Tribological performance of Cr-based nitrides and oxynitrides in multilayer structure with silicon addition, A. Vladescu, C. M. Cotrut, M. Dinu, M. Braic, E-MRS Spring meeting 2016, 2-6 May 2016, Lille, France - poster

In vitro biocompatibility and electrochemical behaviour of the Ti doped hydroxyapatite, A. Vladescu, M. Braic, A.Gherghilescu, A.Kiss, C. M. Cotrut, I.Titorencu, V.Jinga, V.Braic, E-MRS Spring meeting 2016, 2-6 May 2016, Lille, France – poster

Electrochemical assisted deposition and characterisation of nano-size hydroxyapatite coating on Ti substrate, D.M. Vranceanu, A. Vladescu, M. Dinu, A.I. Gherghilescu, M. Tarcolea, C.M. Cotrut, E-MRS Spring meeting 2016, 2-6 May 2016, Lille, France – poster

Microstructure, mechanical and tribological properties of arc deposited TiCrSiCN, ZrCrSiCN and NiCrSiCN coatings, L. R. Constantin, M. Balaceanu, M. Braic, M. Dinu, A. Vladescu, E-MRS Spring meeting 2016, 2-6 May 2016, Lille, France – poster

Nitrogen Doped ZnO Films Grown by RF-Magnetron Sputtering, L. Braic, I. Pana, C.E.A. Grigorescu, C.R. Iordanescu, A. Kiss, A. Vladescu, E-MRS Spring meeting 2016, 2-6 May 2016, Lille, France – poster

Comparative investigation of CrN, CrCN and CrSiCN coatings prepared by magnetron sputtering and cathodic arc evaporation, L. R. Constantin, M. Dinu, M. Balaceanu, M. Braic, E-MRS Spring meeting 2016, 2-6 May 2016, Lille, France – poster

Enhancement of antibacterial properties of sputtered, A.Vladescu, M.Badea, M.Braic, A.Kiss, M.Moga, V.Braic, E. Posna, M.Dinu, M.Balaceanu, E-MRS Spring meeting 2016, 2-6 May 2016, Lille, France - oral presentation

Properties of stainless steel-containing TiSiC coatings deposited by cathodic arc method using C2H2 as precursor gas, M. Balaceanu, A. Vladescu, M. Dinu, L. R. Constantin, A. C. Parau, E-MRS Spring meeting 2016, 2-6 May 2016, Lille, France – poster

Si containing high entropy alloy carbide coatings - in vitro corrosion resistance, M.Dinu, I. Pana, V.Braic, A. Vladescu, M.Braic, E-MRS Spring meeting 2016, 2-6 May 2016, Lille, France – poster

XPS and Raman comparative studies of TiSiC-Cr coatings obtained in either C2H2 or CH4 plasmas, M. Balaceanu, C. Grigorescu, L. Constantin, M. Dinu, M. Braic, E-MRS Spring meeting 2016, 2-6 May 2016, Lille, France – poster

Growth and Tribological Performance of Cr-based Nitrides and Oxynitrides Multilayers, A. Vladescu, M. Dinu, M. Braic, M. Balaceanu, V. Braic, 27th European Conference on Biomaterials ESB2015, 30 August - 3 September 2015, Krakow, Poland- poster

Enhancement of Osseconductivity of Ti Based Alloy by Bioactive Calcium Phosphate Coatings, C. Cotrut, I. Titorencu, A. Kiss, M. Tarcolea, F. Miculescu, D. Vranceanu, A. Vladescu, 27th European Conference on Biomaterials ESB2015, 30 August - 3 September 2015, Krakow, Poland- poster

Improvement of the Antibacterial Properties of Hydroxyapatite Coatings, A.Vladescu, M. Braic, M. Badea, A. Kiss, V. Braic, 27th European Conference on Biomaterials ESB2015, 30 August - 3 September 2015, Krakow, Poland - poster

Functional multicomponent hard coatings for tribological applications,M. Braic, M. Balaceanu, A. Vladescu, M. Dinu, V. Braic, 12th International Conference on Nanosciences &Nanotechnologies – NN15, 7-10 July 2015, Thessaloniki, Greece - poster

Oxynitride biocompatible coatings used in dental applications,M. Dinu, M. Balaceanu, M. Braic, A. Vladescu, C.M.Cotrut, V. Braic, 12th International Conference on Nanosciences &Nanotechnologies – NN15, 7-10 July 2015, Thessaloniki, Greece - poster

Enhancement of the antibacterial properties of hydroxyapatite by Ag addition, A.Vladescu, V. Braic, M. Badea, M. Braic, M. Moga, A. Kiss, E. Pozna, 12th International Conference on Nanosciences &Nanotechnologies – NN15, 7-10 July 2015, Thessaloniki, Greece - poster

Biofunctionalization of Ti based alloy by deposition of bioactive ceramic coatings, A.Vladescu, C.M.Cotrut, M.Braic, I.Dan, A.Kiss, V.Braic, S.Ivanescu, 12th International Conference on Nanosciences &Nanotechnologies – NN15, 7-10 July 2015, Thessaloniki, Greece - oral presentation

Investigation of Ti25Nb10Zr alloy for orthopedic applications,A.I. Gherghilescu, C.M. Cotruț, I. Titorencu, I. Dan, S. Ivănescu, A. Vladescu, M. Braic, V. Pruna, V. Braic, 12th International Conference on Nanosciences &Nanotechnologies – NN15, 7-10 July 2015, Thessaloniki, Greece -poster

Enhancement of mechanical, anticorrosive and biological properties of hydroxyapatite by TiO2 addition,C.M.Cotruț, M.Braic, I.Titorencu, V.Braic, A. Kiss, I. Pana, A.Vladescu, 12th International Conference on Nanosciences &Nanotechnologies – NN15, 7-10 July 2015, Thessaloniki, Greece - poster

Collisional Radiative Model of a HIPIMS discharge and comparison with time dependent. Optical Emission Spectroscopic diagnostic, J. Bretagne, C. Vitelaru, P. Fromy, T. Minea, The International Conference on Phenomena in Ionized Gases – ICPIG, 26-31 July 2015, Iasi, Romania- poster

Evaluation of vacuum contactor testing facility by optical and spectroscopic investigations, C. Vitelaru, A. Radulian, N. Mocioi, V. Braic, The International Conference on Phenomena in Ionized Gases – ICPIG, 26-31 July 2015, Iasi, Romania- poster

Optical emission spectroscopy study on He addition in an Ar/CH4 reactive DC magnetron discharge aiming for ZrC films deposition, I. Pana, C. Vitelaru, M. Braic, The International Conference on Phenomena in Ionized Gases – ICPIG, 26-31 July 2015, Iasi, Romania-poster

Design and optical characterization of TiO2-SiO2 multilayers obtained by RF magnetron sputtering, I. Pana, C. Vitelaru, A. Kiss, M. Braic, G. Dinescu, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics, 2015 Annual Scientific Conference, 19 June 2015 Magurele, Romania-oral presentation

Functional multicomponent hard coatings, M. Braic, A. Vladescu, M. Dinu, I.Pana, A.Parau, V. Braic, M. Balaceanu, 15th International Balkan Workshop on Applied Physics and Materials Science -IBWAP 2015, 2-4 July 2015, Constanta, Romania –invited lecture

Comparative investigations of the surface morphology and tribological characteristics of multicomponent carbide coatings deposited by reactive magnetron sputtering, M. Dinu, A. C. Parau, L. Constantin, I. Pana, M. Braic, E-MRS Spring meeting 2015, 10-15 May 2015, Lille, France-poster

Hetero-epitaxial TiC films deposited on MgO(001) at 100 oC by DC reactive magnetron sputtering, M. Braic, N.C. Zoita, M. Danila, C. E. A. Grigorescu, C. Logofatu, E-MRS Spring meeting 2015, 10-15 May 2015, Lille, France-poster

Plasma emission spectroscopyof reactive RF magnetron plasma applied for tuning optical properties of SiNx thin films, I. Pana, C. Vitelaru, N .C. Zoita, M. Braic, E-MRS Spring meeting 2015, 10-15 May 2015, Lille, France-poster

TiSiC, TiSiC-Zr and TiSiC-Cr coatings - corrosion resistance and tribological performance in saline solution,L. Constantin, C. Vitelaru, A. C. Parau, M. Braic, E-MRS Spring meeting 2015, 10-15 May 2015, Lille, France-poster

Cr based multilayered coatings for enhanced adhesion of dental ceramic on metallic substrates,M.Dinu, M.Balaceanu, C.M.Cotrut, M.Braic, F.Baciu, A.Vladescu, C.Vitelaru, E-MRS Spring meeting 2015, 10-15 May 2015, Lille, France-poster

Improvement of bioactivity of the TiZrNb alloy by deposition of CaP coatings, C. Vitelaru, A. Vladescu, M. Dinu, I. Pana, V. Braic, I. Dan, A. Kiss, M. Braic, S. Ivanescu,  E-MRS Spring meeting 2015, 10-15 May 2015, Lille, France-poster

Improvement of mechanical, anticorrosive and antibacterial properties of the hydroxyapatite coating, M. Dinu, M. Braic, M. Badea, I. Pana, A. Kiss, M. Moga, V. Braic, E. Posna, A. Vladescu, E-MRS Spring meeting 2015, 10-15 May 2015, Lille, France-poster

Influence of carbon containing gas on the characteristics of TiSiC-Cr arc evaporated coatings, M. Balaceanu, C. Vitelaru, A. C. Parau, L. Constantin, A. Vladescu, M. Braic E-MRS Spring meeting 2015, 10-15 May 2015, Lille, France-poster

Laser Diagnostics of Particle Dynamics in HiPIMS Plasmas,C. Vitelaru, D. Lundin, V. Tiron, N. Brenning, G. Popa, T. Minea,   International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films-ICMCTF, 19-26 April 2015, San Diego, SUA – invited lecture

Ag and SiC doped hydroxyapatite coatings for biomaterial applications, A. Vladescu, M .Badea, M. Braic, A. Kiss, M. Moga, V. Braic, E. Posna, I. Pana, A. Parau, 9th International Conference on  Materials Science & Engineering - BRAMAT 5-7 March 2015 Brasov, Romania – oral presentation

Enhancement of the anticorrosive and tribological performance of TiSiC coatings by Zr or Cr addition, A. Vladescu, M. Braic, M. Balaceanu, A. Parau, L. Constantin, V. Braic, BALKANTRIB’14- “8th Interantional Conference on Tribology”, 30 October - 1 November 2014 Sinaia, Romania– oral presentation

Multi-Principal-Element Carbides as Protective Coatings in Severe Environments, A. Vladescu, M. Braic, M. Balaceanu, A. Parau, I. Pana, M. Dinu, L. Constantin,  N. C. Zoita, V. Braic, BALKANTRIB’14- “8th Interantional Conference on Tribology”, 30 October - 1 November 2014 Sinaia, Romania– oral presentation

Efect of substrate bias on deposition of TiSi oxynitride biocompatible thin films used in dentistry, M. Dinu, M. Braic, T. Petreus, A. Vladescu, The International Conference on Thin Film - ICTF16, 13-16 October 2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia – oral presentation

Solid solution or amorphous phase formation in TiZr – based ternary to quinternary multi-component films, C. N. Zoita, M. Balaceanu, V. Braic, A. Vladescu, M. Braic, The International Conference on Thin Film - ICTF16, 13-16 October 2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia - poster

Enhacement of bioactivity of the TiZrNb alloy by deposition of calcium phosphate films, A. Vladescu, I. Dan, C. M. Cotrut, M. Braic, The International Conference on Thin Film - ICTF16, 13-16 October 2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia - poster

Multi-component carbide protective coatings for tribological application, M. Balaceanu, V. Braic, A.C. Parau, I. Pana, M. Braic, The International Conference on Thin Film - ICTF16, 13-16 October 2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia - poster

Mechanical and tribological properties  of (CrCuNbTiY)C multicomponent coatings, A.C. Parau, M. Balaceanu, V. Braic, M. Dinu, I. Pana, M. Braic, 6th International Conference Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering & Medical Devices – BiomMedD, 17-20 September  2014, Constanta, Romania - poster

Corrosion behavior of TiSiN coating deposited on NiCr alloy in artificial saliva with and without fluoride, M. Dinu, M. Braic, M. Tarcolea, A. Vladescu, I. Antoniac, C.M. Cotrut, 6th International Conference Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering & Medical Devices – BiomMedD, 17-20 September  2014, Constanta, Romania - poster

Bioactive coatings for dental and orthopaedic implants biofunctionalization, A.Vladescu,  C. Vitelaru, M.Dinu, M. Braic, I.Pana, A.Kiss, I.Titorencu, V. Braic, The 14 th International Balkan Workshop on Applied Physics –IBWAP 14, 2-4 July 2014, Constanta, Romania– invited lecture

Multi-component carbide protective coatings for tribological application, A. Vladescu, M. Balaceanu, V. Braic, A. Parau,  I. Pana,  M. Braic, The 14 th International Balkan Workshop on Applied Physics –IBWAP 14, 2-4 July 2014, Constanta, Romania– poster

Solid solution or amorphous phase  formation in TiZr – based ternary to quinternary multi-component films, A. Vladescu, N. C. Zoita, M. Balaceanu, V. Braic, M. Braic, The 14 th International Balkan Workshop on Applied Physics –IBWAP 14, 2-4 July 2014, Constanta, Romania– poster

Investigation of multilayered TiSiC/NiC protective coatings, M.Balaceanu, M.Braic, A.Parau, V.Braic, C.Vitelaru, A. Vladescu, E-MRS 2014 Spring Meeting, 26-30 May 2014, Lille, France - poster

Growth and characterization of arc evaporated TiSiCN-Ni hard coatings, M.Balaceanu, M.Braic, C.Vitelaru, A.Parau, A. Vladescu, V.Braic, E-MRS 2014 Spring Meeting, 26-30 May 2014, Lille, France - poster

Effect of Si addition on the corrosion resistance, tribological performance and biocompatibility of the TiON, ZrON and TiZrON thin films, C.M.Cotrut, I.Titorencu, M.Balaceanu, M.Dinu, C.Vitelaru, M. Tarcolea, A.Vladescu, E-MRS 2014 Spring Meeting, 26-30 May 2014, Lille, France - poster

The effect of TiSiN interlayers on bond strength of dental ceramic to Ni-Cr and Co-Cr alloys, M.Tarcolea, C.M.Cotrut, M.Dinu, C.Vitelaru, F.Baciu, A.Vladescu, E-MRS 2014 Spring Meeting, 26-30 May 2014, Lille, France - poster

TiSiON thin films as possible candidates in biomedical applications,A. Vladescu, C. Vitelaru, M. Dinu, T. Petreus, M.C. Cotrut, E-MRS 2014 Spring Meeting, 26-30 May 2014, Lille, France - oral presentation

Improvement of the hydroxyapatite characteristics by SiC addition, M. Dinu, A. Kiss, I. Birlik, V. Braic, F.Ak. Azem, I. Pana, A. Parau, A. Vladescu, E-MRS 2014 Spring Meeting, 26-30 May 2014, Lille, France - poster

Low temperature AlN epilayers deposited by HiPIMS on sapphire substrates, C.N. Zoita, V. Braic, M. Braic, M. Danila, A. Kiss, E-MRS 2014 Spring Meeting, 26-30 May 2014, Lille, France - poster

Multi-principal-element (CuSiTiYZr)C coatings for tribological applications, M. Braic, M. Balaceanu, A. Vladescu, C.N. Zoita, V. Braic, A. Parau, M. Dinu, E-MRS 2014 Spring Meeting, 26-30 May 2014, Lille, France - poster

Deposition and characterisation of (AlCrNbSiTi)C coatings, M. Braic, M. Dinu, I. Pana, A. Parau, E-MRS 2014 Spring Meeting, 26-30 May 2014, Lille, France - poster

The effect of substrate temperature and film thickness on the properties of epitaxial TiC thin films grown on MgO(001), C.N. Zoita, M. Braic, V. Braic, M. Danila, C.E.A. Grigorescu, C. Logofatul,  E-MRS 2014 Spring Meeting, 26-30 May 2014, Lille, France - poster

High entropy alloy carbide coatings as biocompatible materials, M. Braic, I.Titorencu, I. Pana, M. Dinu, C. Vitelaru, V. Pruna, A. Vladescu, 25th Symposium and Annual Meeting of the International Society for Ceramics in Medicine  - BIOCERAMICS 25, 07-10 November 2013, Bucharest, Romania

Influence of thermal treatment on the surface morphology, corrosion resistance and biocompatibility of hydroxyapatite films deposited by rf magnetron sputtering, 25th Symposium and Annual Meeting of the International Society for Ceramics in Medicine  - BIOCERAMICS 25, 07-10 November 2013, Bucharest, Romania

TiSiN and TiSiON coatings for improved bond strength of CoCr alloy to dental ceramic, M. Dinu, V. Braic, G. Coleasa, F. Baciu, C.M.Cotrut, M. Braic, M.Tarcolea, A. Vladescu, 25th Symposium and Annual Meeting of the International Society for Ceramics in Medicine  - BIOCERAMICS 25, 07-10 November 2013, Bucharest, Romania

Characterization of multi-principal-element carbide coatings prepared by reactive magnetron sputtering, I. Pana, A. Parau, M. Dinu, M. Braic, 10th International Student Conference of Balkan Physical Union - ISCBPU-10, 2–6 September 2013, Istanbul, Turkey– oral presentation

Comparative investigation of (TiZr)C and multi-principal-element (TiZrCuSiY)C coatings, M. Braic, M. Balaceanu, V. Braic, C.N. Zoita, A. Vladescu, I. Pana, 19th International Vacuum Congress – IVC-19, 9-13 September 2013, Paris, France – poster

The influence of the bias voltage on the corrosion behavior in artificial saliva of the TiSiON coatings, C. Vitelaru, M. Balaceanu, A. Vladescu, T. Petreus, V. Braic, 19th International Vacuum Congress – IVC-19, 9-13 September 2013, Paris, France – poster

On transport phenomena in high power pulse unbalanced magnetron discharge with additional external magnetic field, V. Tiron, C. Vitelaru, I.L. Velicu, F. Ghiorghiu and G. Popa, 31st ICPIG, 14-19 July 2013, Granada, Spain- poster

Effects of Zr and Cr addition on the properties of TiSiCN coatings, M. Balaceanu, M. Braic, A. Vladescu, V. Braic, The 13th International Balkan Workshop on Applied Physics –IBWAP 13, 4-6 July 2013, Constanta, Romania– poster

Deposition and characterization of high entropy alloy carbide coatings, M. Braic, A. Vladescu, I. Pana, A. Parau, M. Dinu, V. Braic, M. Balaceanu,The 13th International Balkan Workshop on Applied Physics –IBWAP 13, 4-6 July 2013, Constanta, Romania – invited lecture

Time resolved tunable diode laser spectroscopy in HIPIMS discharge for the spatio-temporal description of neutral species, C. Vitelaru, T. Minea, G. Popa, Physics of Ionized and Ion-Assisted PVD: Principle and Current Trends, 26 – 28 June , 2013, Dresden, Germany – poster

Investigation of the Ti–10Nb –10Zr–5Ta alloy as possible material candidate in medical applications, I. Titorencu, V. Pruna, A. Vladescu, V. Braic, V.V. Jinga, M. Simionescu,5th International Congress and 31st Annual Scientific Session of RSCB, 5-9 June 2013, Timisoara, Romania – poster

The development of an EB-PVD system for controlled, low rate deposition of metallic and semiconductor thin films, I. Pana, A. Kiss, V. Braic, 16th International Conference on Plasma Physics and Applications   - CPPA 2013, 20-25 June 2013, Magurele, Bucharest, Romania – poster

C. Vitelaru, A.E. Kiss, V. Braic, Time resolved electrical and optical characterization of pre-ionized High Power Pulsed Magnetron discharge, 16th International Conference on Plasma Physics and Applications   - CPPA 2013, 20-25 June 2013, Magurele, Bucharest, Romania – poster

Investigation of ion bombardment effect on the properties of TiSiN thin films obtained by vacuum-arc plasma deposition, A. Vladescu,  M. Balaceanu, I. Pana, M. Braic, M. Dinu, V. Braic,16th International Conference on Plasma Physics and Applications   - CPPA 2013, 20-25 June 2013, Magurele, Bucharest, Romania – poster

Kinetic modelling of an Ar-Cu preionized HIPIMS discharge,J. Bretagne, C. Vitelaru, P. Fromy, T. Minea 4th International Conference on Fundamentals and Applications of HIPIMS, 10-13 June 2013, Braunschwieg, Germany- oral presentation (J. Bretagne)

 Complex characterization of ternary C Si Al nanocomposite thin films obtained by TVA method for industrial applications, C. Porosnicu, C. P. Lungu, I. Jepu, A. M. Lungu, P. Chiru, C. Luculescu, G. Prodan, A. Marin, A. Vladescu, V. Braic, M. Balaceanu, E-MRS 2013 Spring Meeting, Strasbourg (France) 27- 31May 2013 - poster

Characteristics of TiSiON coatings for corrosive protection in biomedical applications, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, A.Vladescu, M.Braic, I.Pana, A.Kiss, C.Vitelaru,E-MRS 2013 Spring Meeting, 27- 31May 2013,Strasbourg, France - poster

Effects of metal addition on the properties of TiSiCN coatings, M.Balaceanu, M.Braic, C.Vitelaru, V.Braic, A. Vladescu, A. Parau, C.R. Luculescu, E-MRS 2013 Spring Meeting, 27- 31May 2013,Strasbourg, France - poster

Influence of process parameters on structural, optical and mechanical properties of AlN thin film deposited by HiPIMS, E-MRS 2013 Spring Meeting, 27- 31May 2013,Strasbourg, France - poster

Multicomponent hard coatings as biocompatible materials,M.Braic, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, A.Vladescu, C.N. Zoita, I.Titorencu, E-MRS 2013 Spring Meeting, 27- 31May 2013,Strasbourg, France –invited lecture

Influence of deposition temperature on the characteristics of (AlNbTaTiZn)C and (CrCuNbTiY)C multi-principal-element films, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, A.Vladescu, C.N. Zoita, M.Braic, E-MRS 2013 Spring Meeting, 27-31 May 2013, Strasbourg, France - poster

Effect of SiC interlayers on the surface roughness, wettability and biocompatibility of hydroxyapatite films for medical applications, A.Vladescu, M.Balaceanu, I.Titorencu, M.Braic, I.Pana, A.C.Parau, A.Kiss, V.Braic, E-MRS 2013 Spring Meeting, 27- 31May 2013,Strasbourg, France - poster

Laser spectroscopy with tunable diode lasers in magnetron sputtering plasmas, C. Vitelaru, V.Tiron, G. Popa, International Conference "MODERN LASER APPLICATIONS" Third Edition INDLAS 2013 20-24 May 2013 Bran, Romania  – invited lecture

Optimization of the substrate conditions by Monte Carlo modeling of sputtered particle transport, D. Lundin, C. Vitelaru, N. Brenning, and T. Minea, “40th International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, 29 April -3 May 2013, San Diego, USA - oral presentation (D. Lundin)

Tribo-corrosion and biological behavior of HAP-SiC bioactive coatings with addition of TiO2, V.Braic, A.E.Kiss, A.Vladescu, M. Balaceanu, I.Pana, I.Titorecu, A.Parau, 13th International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering (PSE-2012), 10 - 14 September 2012, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

The role of pre-ionization in high power impulse magnetron sputtering discharges C.Vitelaru, A.E.Kiss, C.N.Zoita, V.Braic, 13th International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering (PSE-2012), 10 - 14September 2012, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Nitrogen doped ZnO films deposited by reactive RF magnetron sputtering
V. Braic, M.Braic, V.Braic, A.E.Kiss, C.N.Zoita, N.Plugaru, R.Plugaru, 13th International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering (PSE-2012), 10-14 September 2012, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Arc plasma deposition of multilayered a-C:H/TiSiC, M. Braic, A.Vladescu, C.N. Zoita, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, A.E.Kiss, I.Pana, M.Braic, 13th International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering (PSE-2012), 10-14 September 2012, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Enhanced mechanical properties of hydroxyapatite coated Tibased alloy by using SiC and Ag as adhesion interlayers, A.Parau, A.Vladescu, A.Kiss, V.Braic, M.Balaceanu, M.Braic, 5th Internat.Conf. BiomMedD 2012, 29 August – 1 September 2012, Constanta, Romania

Novel types of high entropy alloy-based thin films, A.Parau, M.Braic, M.Balaceanu, I.Stefanescu, V.Braic, C.N.Zoita, 5th Internat.Conf. BiomMedD 2012, 29 August – 1 September 2012, Constanta, Romania

Characterization of high-entropy alloy carbide and nitride coatings, M.Braic, V.Braic, M.Balaceanu, I.Pana, S.Panseri, A.Parau, A.Russo, A.Vladescu, 5th Internat.Conf. BiomMedD 2012, 29 August – 1 September 2012, Constanta, Romania

Coatings for biofunctionalization of orthopaedic implants, A. Vladescu, V.Braic, M.Balaceanu, I.Titorencu, M.Braic, C.N.Zoita, A.Kiss, 5th Internat.Conf. BiomMedD 2012, 29 August – 1 September 2012, Constanta, Romania -invited lecture

LORENTZ simulation of an electron beam source for positron accelerator debug/tests, I.Pana, M.Straticiuc, I.Burducea, P.M. Racolta, C.N. Zoita, V. Braic, Internat. Conf. of Physics Students 2012, 04-10 August 2012, Utrecht, Holland

Material for replacing Ti4Al4V in medical applications, C.Vitelaru, V.Braic, A.Vladescu, M.Braic, A.C.Parau, S.Ivanescu, C.Fanara, The 8th General Conf.of Blakan Physical Union, 5-7 July 2012, Constanta, Romania

Effect of SiC, Ag and Ti interlayers on characteristics of hydroxyapatite films deposited on Ti6Al4V alloy,  C.Vitelaru, A.Vladescu, V.Braic, M.Balaceanu, I.Pana, A.Parau, The 8th General Conf.of Blakan Physical Union, 5-7 July 2012, Constanta, Romania

Deposition and Characteristics of high-entropy coatings, M.Braic, C.N.Zoita, S.Panseri, A.Russo, C.Vitelaru, A.Vladescu, V.Braic, M.Balaceanu, The 8th General Conf.of Blakan Physical Union, 5-7 July 2012, Constanta, Romania

Characterization of (Zr,Al)CN coatings deposited by the cathodic arc method, C.Vitelaru, V.Braic, C.N.Zoita, A.Vladescu, M.Braic, A.Kiss, M.Balaceanu, The 8th General Conf.of Blakan Physical Union, 5-7 July 2012, Constanta, Romania

Variation of charge transfer energy in different solvents and in polymeric thin films of some azo dyes complexes with Erbium (III), A.Emandi, I.C.Vasiliu, M.Marinescu, A.Matei, A.Vladescu, V.Ion, M.Dinescu, Conf.Internat.E-MRS Spring Meeting, 14-18 May 2012, Strasbourg, France

Improving HAP bioactive coatings by SiC and Mg addition, A.Vladescu, V.Braic, A.Kiss, M.Balaceanu, I.Pana, I.Titorencu, A.Parau, Conf.Internat.E-MRS Spring Meeting, 14-18 May 2012, Strasbourg, France

Nitrogen co-doped ZnO:Cu films grown by RF magnetron sputtering,  V.Braic, M.Braic, A.Kiss, N.Plugaru, R.Plugaru, Conf.Internat.E-MRS Spring Meeting, 14-18 May 2012, Strasbourg, France

Arc plasma deposition of multilayered a-C:H/TiC and a-C:/ZrC, A.Vladescu, C.N.Zoita, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, A.Kiss, M.Braic, Conf.Internat.E-MRS Spring Meeting, 14-18 May 2012, Strasbourg, France

Functional Zr-containing carbonitride coatings, V.Braic, M.Balaceanu, A.Vladescu, C.Vitelaru, M.Braic, Conf.Internat.E-MRS Spring Meeting, 14-18 May 2012, Strasbourg, France

Study of CrZrCN nanocomposite hard coatings, M.Balaceanu, A.Vladescu, A.Kiss, V.Braic, C.N.Zoita, C.Vitelaru, M.Braic, Conf.Internat.E-MRS Spring Meeting, 14-18 May 2012, Strasbourg, France

Non-linear optical parameters of nanostructured polymeric thin films functionalised with a series of pyrazol-5-one azo dyes derivatives, A.Emandi, M.Marinescu, I.C.Vasiliu, Iulian Ionita, A.Matei, A.Vladescu, R.Iordanescu, M.Filipescu, M.Dinescu, Conf.Internat.E-MRS Spring Meeting, 14-18 May 2012, Strasbourg, France

Deposition and characterization of multi-principal-element (CuSiTiYZr)C thin films, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, C.N.Zoita, A.Vladescu, I.Pana, I.Stefanescu, M.Braic,  Conf.Internat.E-MRS Spring Meeting, 14-18 May 2012, Strasbourg, France

Effect of Hf incorporation on the corrosion resistance and biocompatible properties of ZrCN, coatings films, M.Balaceanu, I.Titorenco, V.Braic, C.M.Cotrut, M.Braic, Conf.Internat.E-MRS Spring Meeting, 14-18 May 2012, Strasbourg, France 

Comparative investigation of Zr containing carbonitride hard coatings, A.Vladescu, M.Balaceanu, M.Braic, C.N.Zoita, V.Braic, International Conference-European Materials Research Society Spring Meeting - E-MRS 2011 Spring Meeting, 9-13 May 2011, Nice, France

Properties of nanostructured multi-element (TiZrNbHfTa)N and (TiZrNbHfTa)C hard coatings, M.Balaceanu, A.Vladescu, M.Braic, C.N.Zoita, V.Braic, International Conference-European Materials Research Society Spring Meeting - E-MRS 2011 Spring Meeting, 9-13 May 2011, Nice, France

ZrNbCN thin films as protective layers in biomedical applications, A.Vladescu, M.Balaceanu, I.Titorencu, M.Braic, C.N.Zoita, V.Braic, C.M.Cotrut, International Conference-European Materials Research Society Spring Meeting - E-MRS 2011 Spring Meeting, 9-13 May 2011, Nice, France

Synthesis and characterisation of high entropy alloys from elements with close atomic radii, C.E.A. Grigorescu, D. Savastru, M.Balaceanu, S.A. Manea, O. Monnereau, L. Tortet, R.Notonier, International Conference-European Materials Research Society Spring Meeting - E-MRS 2011 Spring Meeting, 9-13 May 2011, Nice, France

Synthesis and characterization of self-assembled InN nanoislands deposited on YSZ (100) by reactive magnetron sputtering, N.C. Zoita, C.E.A. Grigorescu, M.T. Braic, International Conference-European Materials Research Society Spring Meeting - E-MRS 2011 Spring Meeting, 9-13 May 2011, Nice, France

Mechanical, anticorrosive and biological characteristics of nanostructured ZrTiCN thin films, M.C.Cotrut, M.Dinu, M.Braic, M.Balaceanu, I.Titorencu, A.Vladescu, 8th International Conference on Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies (NN11) 12-15 July 2011, Thessaloniki, Greece

State of the art of hard and ultra-hard coatings for tribological and mechanical applications, M. Braic, M. Balaceanu, A. Vladescu, V. Braic, 8th International Conference on Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies (NN11) 12-15 July 2011, Thessaloniki, Greece

Growth of InN films on bare Si substrates by reactive magnetron sputtering method, M. L. Ciurea, C.N. Zoita, I. Stavarache, A. M. Lepadatu, V. Braic, M. Braic, 8th International Conference on Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies (NN11) 12-15 July 2011, Thessaloniki, Greece

Biocompatible Zr-Containing Coatings, A.Vladescu, M.Braic, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, International Balkan Workshop on Applied Physics, 12th IBWAP, 6 – 8 July 2011, Constanta, Romania

Niobium based carbonitrides coatings used in biomedical applications, C.M.Cotrut, V.Braic, A.Vladescu,  M.Balaceanu, M.Braic, European Conference on Biomaterials The Annual Conference of the European Society for Biomaterials - 24th ESB, 4-8 September 2011, Dublin, Ireland

Preliminary evaluation of the anticorrosive properties of ZrHfCN coatings by electrochemical method, C.M.Cotrut, A.Vladescu, M.Braic, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, European Conference on Biomaterials The Annual Conference of the European Society for Biomaterials - 24th ESB, 4-8 September 2011, Dublin, Ireland

Corrosion resistance and biocompatibility of ZrTiCN quaternary coatings, C.M.Cotrut , A.Vladescu, M.Braic, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, C.N.Zoita, I.Titorencu, V.Jinga, F.Miculescum, The 4th International Conference on Advanced Materials and Structures - AMS'11, 27 - 28 October 2011, Timisoara, Romania

Preparation and analyse of NbC films as nanocomposite biocompatible coatings, V.Braic, M.Balaceanu, A.Vladescu, C.N.Zoita, M.Braic, International Conference-European Materials Research Society Spring Meeting - E-MRS 2010 Spring Meeting, 7 – 11 June 2010, Strasbourg, France

Deposition and characterization of nc-AlN based thin films deposited by rf magnetron sputtering, C.N.Zoita, V.Braic, A.Vladescu, M.Balaceanu, M.Braic, International Conference-European Materials Research Society Spring Meeting - E-MRS 2010 Spring Meeting, 7 – 11 June 2010, Strasbourg, France

Study of (Zr,Ti)CN, (Zr,Hf)CN and (Zr,Nb)CN films prepared by reactive magnetron sputtering, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, A.Vladescu, C.N.Zoita, M.Braic, International Conference-European Materials Research Society Spring Meeting - E-MRS 2010 Spring Meeting, 7 – 11 June 2010, Strasbourg, France

Investigation of transition metals carbides and MgO nanocomposites films obtained by reactive magnetron sputtering, G.Manda, V.Braic, M.Balaceanu, A.Kiss, C.N.Zoita, A.Vladescu, M.Braic, International Conference-European Materials Research Society Spring Meeting - E-MRS 2010 Spring Meeting, 7 – 11 June 2010, Strasbourg, France

On some characteristics of germanium cabide thin films deposited by rf mahnetron sputtering, C.N.Zoita, I.D.Feraru, I.C.Vasiliu, C.E.A.Grigorescu, International Conference-European Materials Research Society Spring Meeting - E-MRS 2010 Spring Meeting, 7 – 11 June 2010, Strasbourg, France


Ti and Zr based biocompatible coatings deposited by reactive magnetron sputtering, M.Braic, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, C.N.Zoita, A.Vladescu, A. Kiss, T. Petreus, I.Titorencu, V. Jinga, M.Simionescu, 1th International Balkan Workshop on Applied Physics- 11th IBWAP 2010, 7 – 9 July 2010, Constanta, Romania

Deposition and characterization og high entropy alloy carbide coatings, V.Braic, M.Balaceanu, C.N.Zoita, A.Kiss, A.Vladescu, M.Braic, 11th International Balkan Workshop on Applied Physics- 11th IBWAP 2010, 7 – 9 July 2010, Constanta, Romania

Nickel carbide films obtained by vacuum-arc plasma deposition. Effects of ion bombardment, D. Pavelsecu, M. Braic, M. Balaceanu, A. Vladescu, C. N. Zoita, I. Feraru, V. Braic, 24th International Symposium on Discharges and Electrical Insulation in Vacuum – ISDEIV-2010, 30 August - 3 September 2010, Braunschweig, Germany

Structure and properties of (Ti,Cr,Nb)CN and (Zr,Al,V)CN coatings deposited on nitrided high-speed steel by cathodic arc method, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, C.N. Zoita, M.Braic, A.E. Kiss, A.Vladescu, Twelfth International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering - PSE 2010, 13-17 September 2010, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Quaternary carbonitride systems as protective layers on biomedical implants, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, I.Titorencu, A.Vladescu, C.N.Zoita, M.Braic Twelfth International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering - PSE 2010, 13-17 September 2010, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Mechanical, tribological and biological performances of nanostructured ZrTiCN thin films, A.Vladescu, V.Braic, C.M.Cotrut, C.Lungu, A.Kiss, I.Titorencu, M.Braic, 4th International Conference Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering & Medical Devices - BIOMMEDD’2010, 23 - 25 September 2010, Sinaia, Romania

Characterization of nanostructured Hf doped Zirconium Carbonitride Films, C.M.Cotrut, A.Vladescu, V.Braic, M.Braic, I.Titorencu, A.Kiss, F.Miculescu, C.N.Zoita, 4th International Conference Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering & Medical Devices - BIOMMEDD’2010, 23 - 25 September 2010, Sinaia, Romania

On the morphology and texture of InN thin films deposited by reactive RF-magnetron sputtering, M. Braic, N. C. Zoita, V. Braic, 33-the International Semiconductor Conference CAS 2010, 11-13 October 2010, Sinaia, Romania

Influence of process parameters on the characteristics of magnetron sputtered (TiAlCrNbY)C films, M.Braic, M.Balaceanu, C.N.Zoita, E.Grigore, A.Kiss, R.Ripeanu, L.Braic, C.Besleaga, A.Vladescu, E-MRS 2009 Spring Meeting, 8-12 June 2009, Strasbourg, France

TiAlN/TiAlZrN multilayered hard coatings for enhanced performance of HSS drilling tools, E-MRS 2009 Spring Meeting, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, C.N.Zoita, A.Kiss, A.Vladescu, A.Popescu, M.Braic, 8-12 June 2009, Strasbourg, France

Characterization of Zr-based hard coatings for medical implants   applications, M.Balaceanu, T. Petreus, V. Braic, C.N.Zoita, A.Vladescu, C.E. Cotrutz, M. Braic, E-MRS 2009 Spring Meeting, 8-12 June 2009, Strasbourg, France

Characterization of NbC coatings deposited by magnetron sputtering method,M. Braic, C.N. Zoita, A. Kiss, L. Braic, C.Besleaga, C. Ducu, V. Malinovschi, E-MRS 2009 Spring Meeting, 8-12 June 2009, Strasbourg, France

Mecahnical and structural properties of duplex trated maraging steel, V. Malinovschi, M.Balaceanu, I.Nedelcu, S.Moga, M.Braic, V.Braic, D.Negrea, C.Ducu, E-MRS 2009 Spring Meeting, 8-12 June 2009, Strasbourg, France

Investigation of InNx thin films deposited by RF magnetron sputtering method, C.N.Zoita, L.Braic, A.E.Kiss, 6th International Conference on Nanoscience & Nanotechnologies- NN09, 13 – 15 July 2009, Thessaloniki, Greece

Multilayered coatings as possible candidates to enhance biological performance of the medical implants, C.M.Cotrut, C.N.Zoita, T.Petreus, L.Braic, E.Grigore, C.E. Cotrutz, A.Kiss, I.Antoniac, A.Vladescu, M.Braic, ESB 2009, 7-11 September , Lausanne, Switzerland

Effects of multilayered coatings on ion release from nickel substrates, A.Vladescu, M.Balaceanu, L.Braic, C.N.Zoita, A.Kiss, C.M.Cotrut, V.Braic, ESB 2009, 7-11 September , Lausanne, Switzerland

Corrosion resistance of the biocompatible Ti and Zr oxynitride thin films, A.Vladescu, V.Braic, M.Balaceanu, M.Braic, P.Drob, 14th Swiss Conference on Biomaterials SSB 2008, 8 May 2008, Basel, Switzerland

Carbon based nanostructured thin films as solar absorbers,  V.Braic, M.Balaceanu, C.N.Zoita, M.Braic, International Conference-European Materials Research Society Spring Meeting - E-MRS 2008 Spring Meeting, 26 – 30 May 2008, Strasbourg, France

Effects of substrate ion bombardment on characteristics of carbon based hard coatings deposited by filtered vacuum-arc plasma technique, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, M.Braic, C. N. Zoita, A.Kiss, A.Vladescu,  International Conference-European Materials Research Society Spring Meeting - E-MRS 2008 Spring Meeting, 26 – 30 May 2008, Strasbourg, France

Plasma deposition of TiC/a-C:H multilayer with Ti-TiC graded interlayer, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, M.Braic, C.N.Zoita, A.Kiss, A.Vladescu, International Conference-European Materials Research Society Spring Meeting - E-MRS 2008 Spring Meeting, 26 – 30 May 2008, Strasbourg, France

Corrosion behavior of arc plasma deposited Ti/TiSiN and Ti/TiAlSiN multilayered coatings, R. Zamfir, C.M. Cotrut, A. Molagic,A.E. Kiss, S. Zamfir,   Junior Euromat 2008, 14-18 July, Lausanne, Switzerland

Preparation and biological evaluation of Zr-based hard coatings for osteosynthesis purposes, M.Braic, I.Antoniac, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, C.M.Cotrut, A.Vladescu The Eleventh International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering - PSE 2008, 15-19 September 2008, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Synthesis and characterization of multilayered TiSiN/Cu and TiSiN/Ni hard coatings, M.Braic, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, The Eleventh International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering - PSE 2008, 15-19 September  2008, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Tribological behavior of TiSiN/Ti and TiSiN/Cu multilayer coatings, I.Tudor, A.Popescu, R.G.Ripeanu, A.C.Drumeanu, V.Braic, M.Balaceanu, A.Vladescu, M.Braic, The 6th International Conference on Tribology - BALKANTRIB’08, 12-14 June 2008, Sozopol, Bulgary

Ion assisted deposition of active transition metals for ceramic - metal bonding, V.Braic,C.N. Zoita, D.Dudu, I.Vata, M.Balaceanu, M.Braic,  XXIII-rd International Symposium on Discharges and Electrical Insulation in Vacuum - ISDEIV 2008, 15-19 September 2008, Bucharest, Romania

Nanostructured composite films as solar absorbers, M.Braic, M.Balaceanu, C.N.Zoita, A.E.Kiss, V.Braic,  XXIII-rd International Symposium on Discharges and Electrical Insulation in Vacuum - ISDEIV 2008, 15-19 September 2008, Bucharest, Romania

Remanent dusty plasma particles as possible re-ignition source in vacuum arc circuit interrupter, V.Braic, D.Pavelescu, C.N.Zoita, A.E.Kiss,  XXIII-rd International Symposium on Discharges and Electrical Insulation in Vacuum - ISDEIV 2008, 15-19 September 2008, Bucharest, Romania

Effects of substrate ion bombardment on characteristics of vacuum-arc plasma deposited hard coatings, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, C.N.Zoita, A.E.Kiss, A.Vladescu,  XXIII-rd International Symposium on Discharges and Electrical Insulation in Vacuum - ISDEIV 2008, 15-19 September 2008, Bucharest, Romania

Grazing incidence miros for EUV lithograhy, V.Braic, M.Balaceanu, M.Braic,  International Semiconductor Conference – CAS 2008, 13-15 October 2008, Sinaia, Romania

Deposition and characterization of TiOxNy/ZrOxNy multilayered coatings for biomedical uses, A.Vladescu, M.Braic, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, C.N.Zoita, A.Kiss, C.Besleaga, L.Braic, T.Mitran, The third International Conference on Biomaterials and Medical Devices - BiomMedD’2008, 13-16 November  2008, Bucharest, Romania

Microstructural and mechanical properties and biological evaluation of Zr based carbonitride coatings, A.Vladescu, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, C.M.Cotrut, T.Petreus, C.E.Cotrutz, I.Antoniac, M.Braic,  The third International Conference on Biomaterials and Medical Devices - BiomMedD’2008, 13-16 November 2008, Bucharest, Romania

Deposition of multilayered Zr(C,N)/Zr hard coatings, C.N. Zoita, M.Balaceanu, A.Vladescu, V.Braic, A.Kiss, M.Braic, I.Tudor, A.Popescu, C.M.Cotrut, E-MRS 2007 Spring Meeting, 28 May  - 1June  2007, Strasbourg, France

Characteristics of arc plasma deposited TiAlZrCN coatings, V.Braic, A.Kiss, C.N.Zoita, M.Balaceanu, A.Vladescu, M.Braic, O.Muresanu, D.Dudu, E-MRS 2007 Spring Meeting, 28 May  - 1June  2007, Strasbourg, France

Structural, mechanical and corrosion properties of TiNO/ZrNO multilayer coatings, A.Vladescu, A.Kiss, V.Braic, C.N.Zoita, P.Drob, M.Balaceanu, C.Vasilescu, M.Braic, E-MRS 2007 Spring Meeting, 28 May  - 1 June  2007, Strasbourg, France

Comparison of nanostructured Carbon films prepared by ion assisted PVD methods, A.Kiss, A.Vladescu, M.Balaceanu, R.Vladoiu, M.Bercu, L.Braic,     E-MRS 2007 Spring Meeting, 28 May  - 1June  2007, Strasbourg, France

TiAlN/TiAlZrN superlattice coatings for enhanced performance of HSS drilling tools, A.Kiss, V.Braic, C.N.Zoita, M.Balaceanu, A.Vladescu, M.Braic, I. Tudor, A.Popescu, R.Ripeanu, The International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials NANOSMAT 2007, 9 – 11 July 2007, Algarve, Portugal

Nanostructured multilayer nitride coatings for biocompatible materials, A. Vladescu, A.Kiss, M.Braic, M.Balaceanu, C.Iordachel, V.Braic, 12th Swiss Conference on Biomaterials – SSB 2006,10 May 2006, Grencher, Switzerland

Preparation and characterization of titanium oxy-nitride thin film, M. Braic, M. Balaceanu, A. Vladescu, A. Kiss, V. Braic, A.Purice, G. Dinescu, N. Scarisoreanu, F. Stokker-Cheregi, A. Moldovan, R. Birjega, M. Dinescu, E-MRS 2006 Spring Meeting, 29 May -2 June 2006, Nice, France


Multilayer coatings of TiNiNb shape memory alloys, Adrian Kiss, Mariana Braic, Mihai Balaceanu, Alina Vladescu, Petra Drob, Viorel Braic, E-MRS 2006, FALL MEETING, Abs.46, 4 - 8 September, 2006, Warsaw, Poland

Effect of pulsed ion bombardment on early deposition stage of ti based biocompatible coatings, Alina Vladescu, Viorel Braic, Mariana Braic, Mihai Balaceanu, Adrian Kiss, Tenth International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering - PSE 2006, Abs.350, 10-15 September, 2006, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Influence of carbon rich gas composition on some properties of tic thin films, Mihai Balaceanu, Alina Vladescu, Mariana Braic, Viorel Braic, Adrian Kiss, Tenth International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering - PSE 2006,  10-15 September 2006, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany


On some characteristics of Ti oxynitrides obtained by pulsed magnetron sputtering, Mariana Braic, Viorel Braic, Adrian Kiss, Mihai Balaceanu, Alina Vladescu, Cosmin Mihai Cotrut, Tenth International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering - PSE 2006, 10-15 September 2006, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Development of nanostructured TiN/TiAlN and Ti/TiN/TiAlN biocompatible multilayers, A.Kiss, C.M.Cotrut, A.Vladescu, C.Iordachel, V. Braic, M. Braic, Inorganic Materials Conference , 23-26 September 2006, Ljubliana, Slovenia

Ti and Zr oxynitrides coatings for wear resistant implants, A. Vladescu, M. Balaceanu, A.Kiss, C.Iordachel, A.Popescu, I. Tudor, V. Braic, M. Braic, Inorganic Materials Conference, 23-26 September 2006, Ljubliana, Slovenia

Surface functionalizing of Ni-Ti-Nb alloy by multilayer deposition using cathodic arc method, A.Kiss, A.Vladescu, F.Tolea, A.D.Jianu, M.Braic, M.Valeanu, Inorganic Materials Conference, 23-26 September 2006, Ljubliana, Slovenia

Vacuum arc deposition of nanostructured multilayer coatings for biomedical applications, A.Vladescu, A.Kiss, M.Braic, C.M.Cotrut, M.Balaceanu,V.Braic, Workshop on Nanostructured Materials- NANOMAT 2006, Abstracts pag. 243, 21-23 June 2006, Antalya, Turkey

Tribological characteristics of superhard Ti(C,N) coatings deposited on milling cutters, I.Tudor, A.A.Popescu, R.G.Ripeanu, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, M.Braic, . 5th Internat.Conf. on Tribology - BALKANTRIB’05, 2005, Kragujevac, Serbia and Montenegro

Diffusion barrier effects in TiN/TiAlN/Al2O3 coatings used as thermal barrier coatings, V.Braic, M.Balaceanu, A.Vladescu, I.Trusca, A.Kiss, F.Miculescu, V.Manoliu, M.Braic, 6th International Balkan Workshop on Applied Physics, 5-7 July 2005, Constanta, Romania

Zr based hard coatings as EUV grazing collection mirrors in EUV lithography M. Braic, M. Balaceanu , A. Kiss, A. Vladescu, V. Braic, Fourteenth International Summer School on Vacuum, Electron and Ion Technologies VEIT 2005, 12-16 September 2005, Sunny Beach, Bulgary

Effect of high energy ion bombardment on early deposition stage of Ti based biocompatible coatings, A.Vladescu, M. Balaceanu, V. Braic, C. Cotrut, A. Kiss, M. Braic, Fourteenth International Summer School on Vacuum, Electron and Ion Technologies, VEIT 2005, 12-16 September 2005, Sunny Beach, Bulgary

The Soaring Microplasma Pulse Discharge EUV Source, Peter Choi, Raul Aliaga-Rossel, Yuan An, Viorel Braic, Mariana Braic, Carmen Dumitrescu, Charlie Leblanc, Mengtonh Qiu, V.G.Novikov,  K.D.Ware, An Yoan, Serghei Zakharov, Vasily Zakharov, Li Zhen, Sematech- EUVL Source Workshop, February 2004, San Jose

Surface chemistry of plasma deposited ZrC hard coatings, M. Balaceanu, M. Braic, V. Braic, F. Ionescu, C. Logofatu, C.C. Negrila, M. Cernea,  XVII-th ESCAMPIG, Constanta, 2004

Superhard Ti(C,N) coatings obtained by plasma processes, V. Braic, M. Braic, M. Balaceanu, G.Pavelescu, A.Kiss, XVII-th ESCAMPIG, 2004, Constanta, Romania

Investigation of the arc evolution in a vacuum low voltage circuit breaker, G.Pavelescu, V.Braic, D.Pavelescu, M.Braic, G.Dumitrescu, M.Balaceanu, P.Anghelita, XVII-th ESCAMPIG, 2004, Constanta, Romania

Emission spectroscopy investigations on the low voltage circuit breaker, V.Braic, G.Pavelescu, F.Gherendi, M.Braic, D.Pavelescu, C.Fleurier, D.Hong, J.P.Bauchire, M.Balaceanu, Int.Conf.on Phenomena in Ionized Gases, XXVI ICPIG, 2003, Greiswald, Germany

Single shot time resolved spectroscopy on the low voltage vacuum arc, G.Pavelescu, C.Fleurier, D.Hong, V.Braic, F.Gherendi, M.Braic, D.Pavelescu, J.P.Bauchire, M.Balaceanu, G.Dumitrescu, 16-th Int.Symp.on Plasma Chemistry, ISPC,  22-27 June 2003, Taormina, Italy

Wear-corrosion behavior of biocompatible hard coatings deposited by cathodic arc technique, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, S.Zamfir, A.Vladescu, I.Tudor, A.Popescu, M.Braic, 16-th Int.Symp.on Plasma Chemistry, ISPC,  22-27 June 2003, Taormina, Italy

Optical investigations on the rotating vacuum arc plasma, G. Pavelescu,  M. Braic, F. Gherendi, V. Braic, D. Pavelescu, M. Balaceanu, G. Dumitrescu, P. Anghelita,  XV Int. Conf. on Gas Discharges and their Applications GD2004, September 2004, Toulouse, France

Investigation of the rotating arc plasma generated in TMF contacts vacuum interrupter, D. Pavelescu, V. Braic,   F. Gherendi,  M. Braic, S.Nitu, M. Balaceanu, G. Dumitrescu, G. Pavelescu, P. Anghelita, C. Nitu, XXIst Int. Symp. on Discharges and Electrical Insulation in Vacuum, ISDEIV 27 September – 1 October, 2004, Yalta, Crimea

Reactive magnetron deposition of TiN films used in biocompatible application, A.Vladescu, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, G.Pavelescu, M.Braic, S.Zamfir, Proc. Biomedical Aspects of Plasma Physics, APP Spring Meeting 2003,  Bad Honnef, Germany

High-current vacuum arcs on magnetic Field Contacts: Electrical, spectroscopic and Contact temperature investigations, D.Pavelescu, V.Braic, G.Dumitrescu, F.Gherendi, M.Braic, G.Pavelescu, P.Anghelita, M. Stefan, Proc. XX-th Int. Symp. On Discharges and Electrical Insulation in Vacuum, 2002, Tours, France

Influence of the reactive gases nature on Ti(C,N) hard coatings in cathodic vacuum arc deposition, V. Braic, M.Braic, M.Balaceanu, G.Pavelescu, Proc. XX-th Int. Symp. On Discharges and Electrical Insulation in Vacuum, 2002, Tours, France

Characteristics of superhard TiC and Ti(C,N) coatings deposited on milling cutters, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, I.Tudor, G.Pavelescu, M.Braic, A.Popescu, V.Rosca, C.Chira, ICMEN, Proc.1-st International Conference in Manufacturing Engineering, 2002, Greece

Cathodic arc deposition of superhard TiC and Ti(C,N) coatings, M.Balaceanu, V.Braic, I.Tudor, M.Braic, G.Pavelescu, A.Popescu, F.Ionescu, Proc. 3rd International Conference ’THe” Coatings, 2002, Greece

On the working regime of a pulsed duopigatron ion source, V.Braic, G.Pavelescu, M.Braic, M.Balaceanu, Int.Conf.on Phenomena in Ionized Gases, XXVI ICPIG 2002, Greiswald, Germany