Contributions to newspapers, books and conferences as well as dissertations and project reports

Publications: Applied nanotribology


Linsler, D.; Einlaufverhalten einer untereutektischen AlSi-Legierung unter Berücksichtigung des Randzonengefüges; (Dissertation), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) (2016)



Brink, A.; Lichtenberg, K.; Scherge, M.; The influence of the initial near-surface microstructure and imposed stress level on the running-in characteristics of lubricated steel contacts; Wear 360-361 (2016) 114-120 Link

Scherge, M.; Böttcher, R.; Kürten, D.; Linsler, D.; Multi-phase friction and wear reduction by copper nanoparticles; Lubricants 4/36 (2016) 14 Seiten

Scherge, M.; Brink, A.; Linsler, D.; Tribofilms forming in oil-lubricated contacts; Lubricants 4/27 (2016) 9 Seiten

Scherge, M.; Rombach, R.; Mit Handicap in den Schnee; MedicalSportsNetwork 1 (2016) 32-37 Link

Stoyanov, P.; Shockley, J. M.; Dienwiebel, M.; Chromik, R. R.; Combining in situ and online approaches to monitor interfacial processes in lubricated sliding contacts; MRS Communications 6/3 (2016) 301-308 Link

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Bonk, C.; Scherge, M.; Der Skibelag. Das unbekannte Wesen; SkiMAGAZIN 4 (2015) 65-67

Fakih, B.; Dienwiebel, M.; The structure of tribolayers at the commutator and brush interface: A case study of failed and non-failed DC motors; Tribology International 92 (2015) 21-28 Link

Hirte, T.; Feuerfeil, R.; Perez-Solorzano, V.; Wagner, T.A.; Scherge, M.; Influence of composition on the wear properties of boron carbonitride (BCN) coatings deposited by high power impulse magnetron sputtering; Surface and Coatings Technology, The 42nd International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films 284 (2015) 94-100 Link

Linsler, D.; Schlarb, T.; Weingärtner, T.; Scherge, M.; Influence of subsurface microstructure on the running-in of an AlSi alloy; Wear, 20th International Conference on Wear Materials 332 (2015) 926-931 Link

Marchetto, D.; Feser, T.; Dienwiebel, M.; Microscale study of frictional properties of graphene in ultra high vacuum; Friction 3/2 (2015) 161-169 Link

Scherge, M.; Linsler, D.; Schlarb, T.; The running-in corridor of lubricated metal-metal contacts; Wear 342-343 (2015) 60-64 Link

Stoyanov, P.; Merz, R.; Romero, P.; Wählisch, F.C.; Torrents Abad, O.; Gralla, R.; Stemmer, P.; Kopnarski, M.; Moseler, M.; Bennewitz, R.; Dienwiebel, M.; Surface softening in metal-ceramic sliding contacts: an experimental and numerical Investigation; ACS Nano 9/2 (2015) 1478–1491 Link

Stoyanov, P.; Linsler, D.; Schlarb, T.; Scherge, M.; Schwaiger, R.; Dependence of tribofilm characteristics on the running-in behavior of aluminum–silicon alloys; Journal of Materials Science 50/16 (2015) 5524-5532 Link

Beckmann, N.; Romero, P.A.; Linsler, D.; Dienwiebel, M.; Stolz, U.; Moseler, M.; Gumbsch, P.; Origins of folding instabilities on polycrystalline metal surfaces; Physical Review Applied 2/6 (2014) 064004 1-7 Link

Stoyanov, P.; Romero, P.A.; Merz, R.; Kopnarski, M.; Stricker, M.; Stemmer, P.; Dienwiebel, M.; Moseler, M.; Nanoscale sliding friction phenomena at the interface of diamond-like carbon and tungsten; Acta Materialia 67 (2014) 395-408 Link

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Dienwiebel, M.; Feser, T.; Korres; S.; Seeing the third-body formation of metallic tribosystems by novel on-line tribometry; in Proc. of 5th World Tribology Congress WTC 2013; Raparelli, T.; Gola, M. (Eds.); Italian Tribology Association, Torino, Italy (2013) digital Link

Dienwiebel, M.; Feser, T.; Stoyanov, P.; Tribochemical effects during running-in of metals and alloys; in Book of Abstracts of 40th Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology & Tribochemistry Forum 2013; CCSd Centre pour la Communication Scientifique Directe, Villeurbanne, France (2013) 5/203 Link

Feser, T.; Stoyanov, P.; Mohr, F.; Dienwiebel, M.; The running-in mechanisms of binary brass studied by in situ topography measurements; Wear 303/1-2 (2013) 465-472 Link

Korres, S.; Feser, T.; Dienwiebel, M.; A new approach to link the friction coefficient with topography measurements during plowing; Wear 303/1-2 (2013) 202-210 Link

Rehl, A.; Klimesch, C.; Scherge, M.; Low-friction, wear-resistant aluminum-silicon cylinder bore surfaces; MTZ Motortechnische Zeitschrift worldwide 74/12 (2013) 32-37 Link

Rehl, A.; Klimesch, C.; Scherge, M.; Reibungsarme und verschleissfeste Aluminium-Silizium-Zylinderlaufflächen; MTZ Motortechnische Zeitschrift 74/12 (2013) 972-977 Link

Scherge, M.; Microtribology; Encyclopedia of lubricants and lubrication 3; Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Schweiz (2013) 1179-1188 Link

Scherge, M.; Böttcher, R.; Richter, M.; Gurgel, U.; High-speed ice friction experiments under lab-conditions – on the influence of speed and normal force; ISRN Tribology 2013 (2013) 703202 1-6 Link

Scherge, M.; Kramlich, J.; Böttcher, R.; Hoppe, T.; Running-in due to material transfer of lubricated steel/PA46 (aliphatic polyamide) contacts; Wear 301/1-2 (2013) 758-762 Link

Scherge, M.; Sarembe, S.; Kiesow, A.; Petzold, M.; Dental tribology at the microscale; Wear 297/1-2 (2013), 1040-1044 Link

van Wijk, M.M.; Dienwiebel, M.; Frenken, J.W.M.; Fasolino, A.; Superlubric to stick-slip sliding of incommensurate graphene flakes on graphite; Physical Review B 88/23 (2013) 235423 1-6 Link

Korres, S.; Feser, T.; Dienwiebel, M.; In situ observation of wear particle formation on lubricated sliding surfaces; Acta Materialia 60/1 (2012) 420-429 Link

Marchetto, D.; Benzig, R.; Korres, S.; Dienwiebel, M.; Design and testing of ultrahigh vacuum microtribometer; Tribology – Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces 6/3 (2012) 95-101 Link

Marchetto, D.; Held, C.; Hausen, F.; Wählisch, M.; Dienwiebel, M.; Bennewitz, R.; Friction and wear on single-layer epitaxial graphene in multi-asperity contacts; Tribology Letters 48/1 (2012) 77-82 Link

Antusch, S.; Dienwiebel, M.; Nold, E.; Albers, P.; Spicher, U.; Scherge, M.; On the tribochemical action of engine soot; Wear 269/1-2 (2010) 1-12 Link

Berlet, P.; Dienwiebel, M.; Scherge, M.; The effect of sample finishing on the tribology of metal/metal lubricated contacts; Wear 268/11-12 (2010) 1518-1523 Link

Korres, S.; Dienwiebel, M.; Design and construction of a novel tribometer with online topography and wear measurement; Review of scientific instruments 81/6 (2010) 063904 1-7 Link

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Gebeshuber, I. C.; Drack, M.; Scherge, M.; Tribology in biology; Tribology - Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces 2/4 (2008) 200-212 Link

Dienwiebel, M.; Pöhlmann, K.; Scherge, M.; Origins of the wear resistance of AlSi cylinder bore surfaces studied by surface analytical tools; Tribology International, 40 (2007) 10-12, 1597-1602

Opitz, A.; Scherge, M.; Ahmed, S. I.-U.; Schaefer, J. A.; A comparative investigation of thickness measurements of ultra-thin water films by scanning probe technique; Journal of Applied Physics 101/6 (2007) 064310 Link

Shakhvorostov, D.; Gleising, B.; Büscher, R.; Dudzinsky, W.; Fischer, A.; Scherge, M.; Microstructure of tribologically induced nanolayers produced under ultra-low wear rates; Wear 263 (2007) 1259-1265

Ditroi, F.; Takacs, S.; Tarkanyi, F.; Reichel, M.; Scherge, M.; Gerve, A.; Thin layer activation of large areas for wear study; Wear 261 (2006) 1397-1400

Liu, Y.; Gubisch, M.; Hild, W.; Scherge, M.;. Schaefer, J. A.; Nanoscale Multilayer WC/C Coatings Developed for Nanopositioning. Part II: Friction and wear; Thin Solid Films 488 (2005) 1-2, 140-148

Opitz, A.; Ahmed, S. I.-U.; Scherge, M.; Schaefer, J. A.; Nanofriction mechanisms derived from the dependence of friction on load and sliding velocity from air to UHV on hydrophilic silicon; Tribology Letters 20 (2005) 3, 237-242

Shakhvorostov, D.; Pöhlmann, K.; Scherge, M.; An energetic approach to friction, wear and temperature; Wear 257 (2004) 1-2, 124-130

Shakhvorostov, D.; Pöhlmann, K.; Scherge, M.; Structure and mechanical properties of tribologically induced nanolayers; Wear 260 (2004) 1-2, 433-437

Scherge, M.; Martin, J. M.; Pöhlmann, K.; Characterization of wear debris of systems operated under low wear-rate conditions; Wear 260 (2004) 1-2, 458-461

Hild, W.; Schaefer, J. A.; Scherge, M.; The effect of wetting on the microhydrodynamics of surfaces lubricated with water and oil; Wear 254 (2003) 871-875

Opitz, A.; Ahmed, S. I.-U.; Schaefer, J. A .; Scherge, M.; Friction of silicon oxide covered with thin water film; Wear 254 (2003) 924-929

Scherge, M.; Chakhvorostov, D.; Pöhlmann, K.; Fundamental wear mechanisms of metals; Wear 255/1-6 (2003) 395-400

Scherge, M.; Pöhlmann, K.; Gerve, A.; Wear Measurement using Radio-Nuclide-Technique (RNT); Wear 254 (2003) 801-818

Gorb, S. N.; Beutel, R. G.; Gorb, E.; V.; Jiao, Y.; Kastner, V.; Niederegger, S.; Popov, V.L.; Scherge, M.; Schwarz, U.; Vötsch, W.; Structural Design and Biomechanics of Friction-Based Releasable Attachement Devices in Insects; Integrative and Comparative Biology 42 (2002) 6, 1127-1139

Nevshupa, R.A.; Scherge, M.; Ahmed, S.I.-U.; Transitional friction behavior of hydrophilic silicon induced by spontaneous water adsorption; Surface Science 517 (2002) 1-3, 17-28

Opitz, A.; Ahmed, S. I.; Schaefer, J. A.; Scherge, M.; Friction in thin water films: A nanotribological study; Surface Science 504 (C) (2002) 199-207

Scherge, M.; Schaefer, J. A.; Macro and Microtribology – Similar Results, Different Origins?; TriboTest 7 (2001) 245-253

Gorb, S. N.; Jiao, Y.; Scherge, M.; Ultrastructural architecture and mechanical properties of attachment pads in Tettigonia viridissima; Journ. of Comparative Physiology A 186 (2000) 821-831

Gorb, S. N.; Scherge, M.; Biological microtribology: Anisotropy in frictional forces of orthopteran attachment pads reflects ultrastructure of highly-deformable material; Proc. Royal Soc. 267 (2000) 1449, 1239-1244

Jiao, Y.; Scherge, M.; Gorb, S. N.; Adhesion measured on the attachment pads of the Tettigonia viridissima (Orthoptera, Insecta); Journ. of Exp. Biol. 203 (2000) 12, 1887-1895.

Liu, H.; Ahmed, S. I.; Scherge, M.; Microtribological properties of silicon and silicon coated with diamond like carbon, oxtadecyltrichlorosilane and stearic acid cadmium salt films: a comparative study; Thin Solid Films 381 (2000) 1, 135-142

Scherge, M.; Gorb, S. N.; Using Biology to Design MEMS; J. of Micromech. Microeng. 10 (2000) 1449, 359-364

Scherge, M.; Gorb, S. N.; Microtribology of Bio-Substrates; Tribology Letters 8 (2000) 1-7

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Scherge, M.; Li, X.; Schaefer, J. A.; The effect of water on friction of MEMS; Tribology Letters 6 (1999) 3-4, 215-220

Scherge, M.; Schaefer, J. A.; Mollenhauer, O.; Spiller, F.; Micromechanical Thin-Film Characterization; MRS Symp. Proc. 569 (1999) 139

Klotzbücher, T.; Scherge, M.; Mergens, M.; Wesner, D. A.; Kreutz, E. W.; Deposition of Carbon Nitride Thin Films in a Hybrid RF-PLD-Technique; Surface and Coatings Technology 98/1-3 (1998) 1072–1078 Link

Scherge, M.; Büchner, H.; Jäger, G.; Schaefer, J. A.; Interferometric detection of adhesion induced nano-deflections; Journal of Optics 29 (1998) 1-5

Scherge, M.; Li, X.; Schaefer, J. A.; Nanotribological Improvements due to Surface Chemistry Modification; MRS Symp. Proc. 522 (1998) 481-486

Scherge, M.; Schaefer, J. A.; Surface Modification and Mechanical Properties of Bulk Silicon; in: Tribology Issues and Opportunities in MEMS, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998, 529-538

Scherge, M.; Schaefer, J. A.; Microtribological Investigations of Stick/Slip Phenomena using a novel Oscillatory Friction and Adhesion Tester; Tribology Letters, 4 (1998) 1, 37-42

Bauer, C. L., Scherge, M.; Mullins, W. W.; Field-Induced Evolution of Surface Topography in Polycrystalline Thin Films; Materials Science Forum, 207-209 (1996) Part 2

Gatzen, H. H.; Ma, X.; Scherge, M.; Jhon, M. S.;. Bauer, C. L.; Observations Regarding the Tribological Properties of SiC and Altic Sliders; IEEE Transaction on Magnetics, 32 (1996) 5, 3783-3785

Sui, X.; Scherge, M.; Kryder, M. H.; Snyder, J. E.; Harris, V. G.; Koon, N. C.; Barium Hexaferrite Thin Film Recording Media; Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials; 155 (1996) 1-3

Scherge, M.; Bauer, C. L.; Mullins, W. W.; Stress Distribution and Mass Transport along Grain Boundaries during Steady-State-Electromigration; Acta Metallurgica et Materialia, 43 (1995) 9

Scherge, M.; Sui, X.; Bauer, C. L.; Jhon, M. S.; Kryder, M. H.; Tribological Properties of Barium Ferrite Films; IEEE Transaction on Magnetics, 31 (1995) 6, 2928-2930

Zou, P.; Scherge, M.; Lambeth, D.; Tribological Characterization of Carbon Nitride Hard Disk Overcoat at Quasi-Contact Operating Conditions; IEEE Transaction on Magnetics, 31 (1995) 6, 2985-2987

Scherge, M.; Electromigration - Simulation and Experiment; AIP Conference Proceedings, 305 (1993)

Scherge, M.; The Simulation of the Ion Movement in Thin Metal Films; Modeling, Measurement and Control, 45 (1992) 3

Scherge, M.; Breternitz, V.; Knedlik, C.; Electromigration Behaviour in Al metallizations of integrated circuits; Microelectronics and Reliability, 32 (1992) 1/2, 21-24

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