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Swiss Tribology - VSS - MRC Joint Meeting

Science in Tribology

Date 11 May 2010
Location ETH Hönggerberg HCI J498
RegistrationThe meeting is free of charge, however, registration is required. Please send an email with the name and address of participants to We look forward to welcoming you there.

10:00Registration and coffee
10:30Friction and wear behavior of MoS2: the non-ideal behavior of an ideal solid lubricant
Irwin Singer, US Naval Research Laboratory, USA
11:10Charge Regulation in controlling lubricity of Emulsions
Sanjay Biswas, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
11:50Stick-slip phenomena from atomic friction to microscopic detachment waves
Roland Bennewitz, Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Germany
12:30 - 14:00Lunch
14:00Mechanisms of Atomic Friction
Ernst Meyer, University of Basel, Switzerland
14:40What´s new in boundary lubrication?",
Hugh Spikes, Imperial College London, England
15:20Water-like lubrication at high contact pressure
Jean Michel Martin, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France