Jianliang Lin

Assistant Research Professor
Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Associate Director
Advanced Coatings and Surface Engineering Laboratory (ACSEL)
Colorado School of Mines

  • Ph.D in Materials Science and Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, USA, 2006
  • M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Central South University, China, 1999
  • B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Central South University, China, 1996
  • Physical vapor deposition (PVD) and chemical vapor deposition (CVD) techniques
  • High power pulsed magnetron sputtering (HPPMS) and Modulated pulse power (MPP) depositions
  • Nanostructured, nanocomposite, and superlattice nitride/carbide thin films and coatings
  • Plasma diagnostics using optical and mass spectrometers
  • J. Lin, J.J. Moore, W.D. Sproul, B. Mishra, J.A. Rees, Z. Wu, R. Chistyakov. B. Abraham, Ion energy and mass distributions of the plasma during modulated pulse power magnetron sputtering, Surface and Coatings Technology, 203, 3676 (2009).
  • J. Lin, J. J Moore, B. Mishra, M. Pinkas, W. D Sproul, Structure, Mechanical and Tribological Properties of TiBCN Nanocomposite Coatings, Acta Mater. 58, 1554 (2009).
  • J. Lin, B. Mishra, J.J. Moore, X.H. Zhang, W.D. Sproul, CrN/AlN superlattice coatings synthesized by pulsed closed field unbalanced magnetron sputtering with different CrN layer thicknesses, Thin Solid Films, 517, 5798 (2009).
  • J. Lin, J.J Moore, B. Mishra, M. Pinks, W. D. Sproul, and J.A. Rees, "Effect of Asynchronous Pulsing Parameters on the Structure and Properties of CrAlN Films Deposited by Pulsed Closed Field Unbalanced Magnetron Sputtering (P-CFUBMS)", Surface and Coatings Technology, 202, 1418 (2008).
  • J. Lin, B. Mishra, J.J. Moore, and W.D. Sproul, "Microstructure, mechanical and tribological properties of Cr1−xAlxN films deposited by pulsed-closed field unbalanced magnetron sputtering (P-CFUBMS)", Surface and Coatings Technology. 201, 4329 (2006).