Nano-to-glide project

Olympiatoppen together with SWIX and MADHAUS, SINTEF and NTNU have received 25 MNOK support from the Research Council of Norway to perform research to improve the tribological performance of skiers. Read more here.

Imaging high-speed friction at the nanometer scale

In our recent paper in Nature Communications we present the first results of a new technique for measuring friction at nano scales at high speeds: Intermodulation FFM (ImFFM). For more details and background, see the post on Fysikums blogg  at Stockholm University....

Gemini Center Renomination 2015-2018

The Gemini Center Tribology has been renominated for a new period from 2015 to 2018. The renomination has been the result of the evaluation of the results and achievements of the Center in the period 2011-2014. Daniel Blücher and Nuria Espallargas recieved the...

Nano-tribology for the O&G Industry

The Nano-tribology project funded by the NFR program NANO 2021 has got attention from NFR and an interesting article about the progress with the industrial partners has been published here. Looking forward continuing the interesting job in the project together with...

Silicon carbide thermal spray made possible

The gemini centre Tribology has been able to produce a SiC powder for thermal spray for the first time in history. This powder successfully produces SiC thermal spray coatings. Read more at gemini and watch our video. This work has been the starting point to the...