Glossary

 

AFM Atomic Force Microscopy
CFRP Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer
CNT Carbon Nanotubes
CNT-MMC Carbon Nanotube – Metal Matrix Composite
CVD Chemical Vapor Deposition
DMPD Deep Metal Plasma Diffusion
EDX Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectroscopy
FEA Finite Element Analysis
FESEM Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy
GC-MS Gas Chromatography - Mass Spectrometry
HiDS High Dynamic Stiffness
HiPIMS High-Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering
ICP-MS Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry
LCA Life-Cycle Assessment
HCF High Cycle Fatigue
PECVD Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition
PVD Physical Vapor Deposition
RVE Representative Volume Element
SEM-EDS Scanning Electron Microscopy with X-ray microanalysis
VEP Viscoelastic Polymers