Focus Areas:

  • Focus on elementary mechanisms responsible for microstructural and chemical changes under tribological loading
  • Usage of ultra-high resolution electron and ion microscopy, including 3D reconstruction techniques
  • Investigation of the tribological properties of additively manufactured samples


Rau et al., Acta Materialia, 2021


Group Members
Portrait Kombi: Name - Tätigkeit Aufgabengebiet
Elementary Mechanisms of Tribo-oxidation
  Crystallography, Tribology at the Grain Boundary
  Microstructural Evolution of High-entropy Alloys under Tribological Load
  Elementary Mechanisms of Tribo-oxidation in Copper
  Dislocation-Grain-Boundary Interactions under Tribological Load
  Additive Manufacturing