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Peer review journal publications (2005-2021)


Kohlhauser, B., Vladu, C. I., Gachot, C., Mayrhofer, P. H., & Ripoll, M. R. (2021). Reactive in-situ formation and self-assembly of MoS2 nanoflakes in carbon tribofilms for low friction. Materials & Design, 199, 109427.

Boidi, G., Grützmacher, P. G., Kadiric, A., Profito, F. J., Machado, I. F., Gachot, C., & Dini, D. (2021). Fast laser surface texturing of spherical samples to improve the frictional performance of elasto-hydrodynamic lubricated contacts. Friction, 1-15.

Rudnytskyj, A., Krenn, S., Vorlaufer, G., & Gachot, C. (2021). Influence of the 6061 Aluminium Alloy Thermo-Viscoplastic Behaviour on the Load-Area Relation of a Contact. Materials, 14(6), 1352.

Eder, S. J., Grützmacher, P. G., Rodríguez Ripoll, M., Dini, D., & Gachot, C. (2021). Effect of Temperature on the Deformation Behavior of Copper Nickel Alloys under Sliding. Materials, 14(1), 60.


Grützmacher, P. G., Jalikop, S. V., Gachot, C., & Rosenkranz, A. (2020). Thermocapillary lubricant migration on textured surfaces-a review of theoretical and experimental insights. Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties.

Faruck, A. A. M., Hsu, C. J., Doerr, N., Weigand, M., & Gachot, C. (2020). How lubricant formulations and properties influence the performance of rotorcraft transmissions under loss of lubrication conditions. Tribology International, 151, 106390.

Grützmacher, P., Gachot, C., & Eder, S. J. (2020). Visualization of microstructural mechanisms in nanocrystalline ferrite during grinding. Materials & Design, 195, 109053.

Eder, S. J., Rodríguez Ripoll, M., Cihak-Bayr, U., Dini, D., & Gachot, C. (2020). Unraveling and mapping the mechanisms for near-surface microstructure evolution in CuNi alloys under sliding. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 12(28), 32197-32208.

Rudnytskyj, A., Simon, P., Jech, M., & Gachot, C. (2020). Constitutive modelling of the 6061 aluminium alloy under hot rolling conditions and large strain ranges. Materials & Design, 190, 108568.

Kohlhauser, B., Ripoll, M. R., Riedl, H., Koller, C. M., Koutna, N., Amsüss, A., ... & Mayrhofer, P. H. (2020). How to get noWear?–A new take on the design of in-situ formed high performing low-friction tribofilms. Materials & Design, 190, 108519.

Hsu, C. J., Barrirero, J., Merz, R., Stratmann, A., Aboulfadl, H., Jacobs, G., ... & Gachot, C. (2020). Revealing the interface nature of ZDDP tribofilm by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and atom probe tomography. Industrial Lubrication and Tribology.

Fecske, S. K., Gkagkas, K., Gachot, C., & Vernes, A. (2020). Interdependence of amplitude roughness parameters on rough Gaussian surfaces. Tribology Letters, 68(1), 1-15.



Raghuram, H., Katsich, C., Pichelbauer, K., Koschatzky, K., Gachot, C., & Cihak-Bayr, U. (2019). Design of wear and corrosion resistant FeNi-graphite composites by laser cladding. Surface and Coatings Technology, 377, 124897.

Fang, S., Klein, S., Hsu, C. J., Llanes, L., Gachot, C., & Bähre, D. (2019). Fabrication and tribological performance of a laser-textured hardmetal guiding stone for honing processes. International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 84, 105034.

Grützmacher, P. G., Rosenkranz, A., Szurdak, A., Grüber, M., Gachot, C., Hirt, G., & Mücklich, F. (2019). Multi-scale surface patterning–an approach to control friction and lubricant migration in lubricated systems. Industrial Lubrication and Tribology.

Rosenkranz, A., Grützmacher, P. G., Gachot, C., & Costa, H. L. (2019). Surface texturing in machine elements− a critical discussion for rolling and sliding contacts. Advanced Engineering Materials, 21(8), 1900194.

Rosenkranz, A., Costa, H. L., Profito, F., Gachot, C., Medina, S., & Dini, D. (2019). Influence of surface texturing on hydrodynamic friction in plane converging bearings-An experimental and numerical approach. Tribology International, 134, 190-204.



Grützmacher, P. G., Rosenkranz, A., Atalay, E., Szurdak, A., Gachot, C., Hirt, G., & Mücklich, F. (2018). Guiding lubricant on stainless steel surfaces by channel-like structures fabricated by roller-and micro-coining. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 505, 482-489.


Torres, H., Vuchkov, T., Slawik, S., Gachot, C., Prakash, B., & Ripoll, M. R. (2018). Self-lubricating laser claddings for reducing friction and wear from room temperature to 600° C. Wear, 408, 22-33.


Kasem, H., Stav, O., Grützmacher, P., & Gachot, C. (2018). Effect of Low Depth Surface Texturing on Friction Reduction in Lubricated Sliding Contact. Lubricants, 6(3), 62.


Grützmacher, P. G., Rosenkranz, A., Szurdak, A., Gachot, C., Hirt, G., & Mücklich, F. (2018). Lubricant migration on stainless steel induced by bio-inspired multi-scale surface patterns. Materials & Design, 150, 55-63.


Eder, S. J., Cihak-Bayr, U., Gachot, C., & Rodriguez Ripoll, M. (2018). Interfacial Microstructure Evolution due to Strain Path Changes in Sliding Contacts. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.


Gachot, C., Grützmacher, P., & Rosenkranz, A. (2018). Laser Surface Texturing of TiAl Multilayer Films—Effects of Microstructure and Topography on Friction and Wear. Lubricants, 6(2), 36.


Torres, H., Slawik, S., Gachot, C., Prakash, B., & Ripoll, M. R. (2018). Microstructural design of self-lubricating laser claddings for use in high temperature sliding applications. Surface and Coatings Technology, 337, 24-34.


Linz, M., Rodríguez Ripoll, M., Pauly, C., Bernardi, J., Steiger‐Thirsfeld, A., Franek, F., ... & Gachot, C. (2018). Heterogeneous Strain Distribution and Saturation of Geometrically Necessary Dislocations in a Ferritic–Pearlitic Steel during Lubricated Sliding. Advanced Engineering Materials.


Guo, Liang, Patrick Wong, and Carsten Gachot. "Facilitating the Study of the Texturing Effect on Hydrodynamic Lubrication." Lubricants 6.1 (2018): 18.


Grützmacher, P. G., Rosenkranz, A., Szurdak, A., Gachot, C., Hirt, G., & Mücklich, F. (2018). Effects of Multi‐Scale Patterning on the Run‐In Behavior of Steel–Alumina Pairings under Lubricated Conditions. Advanced Engineering Materials, 20(1).


S. Fang, L. Llanes, S. Klein, D. Bähre, C. Gachot, A. Rosenkranz, F. Mücklich:
"Frictional Performance Assessment of Cemented Carbide Surfaces Textured by Laser";
IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 258 (2017), 1; S. 012006.

C. Gachot, A. Rosenkranz, S. Hsu, H. Costa:
"A critical assessment of surface texturing for friction and wear improvement";
Wear, 372 (2017), S. 21 - 41.

P. Grützmacher, A. Rosenkranz, S. Rammacher, C. Gachot, F. Mücklich:
"The influence of centrifugal forces on friction and wear in rotational sliding";
Tribology International, 116 (2017), S. 256 - 263.

C. Hsu, A. Stratmann, A. Rosenkranz, C. Gachot:
"Enhanced Growth of ZDDP-Based Tribofilms on Laser-Interference Patterned Cylinder Roller Bearings";
Lubricants, 5 (2017), 4; S. 39.

A. Lasagni, C. Gachot, K. Trinh, M. Hans, A. Rosenkranz, T. Roch, S. Eckhard, T. Kunze, M. Bieda, D. Günther, V. Lang, F. Mücklich:
"Direct laser interference patterning, 20 years of development: From the basics to industrial applications";
Proceeding of SPIE, 10092 (2017), S. 1009211 - 1009215.

A. Laukkanen, K. Holmberg, H. Ronkainen, G. Stachowiak, P. Podsiadlo, M. Wolski, C. Gachot, L. Li, M. Gee:
"Topographical orientation effects on surface stresses influencing on wear in sliding DLC contacts, Part 2: Modelling and simulations";
angenommen für Wear 1 (2017).

M. Linz, M. Ripoll, C. Gachot, C. Pauly, F. Franek, F. Mücklich:
"On the competition between plastic deformation and material detachment in ferritic/pearlitic steel under boundary lubrication";
Wear, 376 (2017), S. 813 - 821.

L. Reinert, F. Lasserre, C. Gachot, P. Grützmacher, T. MacLucas, N. Souza, F. Mücklich, S. Suarez:
"Long-lasting solid lubrication by CNT-coated patterned surfaces";
Scientific Reports, 7 (2017), S. 1 - 10.

M. Ripoll Rodríguez, M. Linz, C. Gachot:
"Transient softening in lubricated sliding contacts due to strain path changes";
Wear, 376 (2017), S. 1728 - 1738.

A. Rosenkranz, S. Khan, A. Szurdak, G. Hirt, C. Gachot:
"Wear behavior of micro-coined steel surfaces under mixed lubrication";
angenommen für Industrial Lubrication and Tribology 1 (2017), S. 1 - 10.

A. Stratmann, G. Jacobs, C. Hsu, C. Gachot, G. Burghardt:
"Antiwear tribofilm growth in rolling bearings under boundary lubrication conditions";
Tribology International, 113 (2017), S. 43 - 49.

M. Wolski, P. Podsiadlo, G. Stachowiak, K. Holmberg, A. Laukkanen, H. Ronkainen, M. Gee, J. Nunn, C. Gachot, L. Li:
"Multiscale characterisation of 3D surface topography of DLC coated and uncoated surfaces by directional blanket covering (DBC) method";
angenommen für Wear 1 (2017).


Zeitz, C., Faidt, T., Grandthyll, S., Hähl, H., Thewes, N., Spengler, C., ... & Hannig, M. (2016). Synthesis of hydroxyapatite substrates: Bridging the gap between model surfaces and enamel. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.

Gachot, C., Rosenkranz, A., Buchheit, R., Souza, N., & Mücklich, F. (2016). Tailored frictional properties by Penrose inspired surfaces produced by direct laser interference patterning. Applied Surface Science, 367, 174-180.

Rosenkranz, A., Hans, M., Gachot, C., Thome, A., Bonk, S., & Mücklich, F. (2016). Direct Laser Interference Patterning: Tailoring of Contact Area for Frictional and Antibacterial Properties. Lubricants, 4(1), 2.

Gachot, C., Hsu, C., Suárez, S., Grützmacher, P., Rosenkranz, A., Stratmann, A., & Jacobs, G. (2016). Microstructural and Chemical Characterization of the Tribolayer Formation in Highly Loaded Cylindrical Roller Thrust Bearings. Lubricants, 4(2), 19.

Rosenkranz, A., Szurdak, A., Gachot, C., Hirt, G., & Mücklich, F. (2016). Friction reduction under mixed and full film EHL induced by hot micro-coined surface patterns. Tribology International, 95, 290-297.

Bettscheider, S., Gachot, C., & Rosenkranz, A. (2016). How to measure the real contact area? A simple marker and relocation foot-printing approach. Tribology International, 103, 167-175.

Fang, S., Herrmann, T., Rosenkranz, A., Gachot, C., Marro, F. G., Mücklich, F., ... & Bähre, D. (2016). Tribological Performance of Laser Patterned Cemented Tungsten Carbide Parts. Procedia CIRP, 42, 439-443.

Rosenkranz, A., Gachot, C., Ramos-Moore, E., & Mücklich, F. (2016). Laser Interference Patterning of Steel Surfaces-Influence on the Frictional Performance under Dry and Lubricated Sliding Conditions. Tribology Online, 11(5), 575-582.

Rosenkranz, A., Gruetzmacher, P. G., Szurdak, A., Gachot, C., Hirt, G., & Muecklich, F. (2016). Synergetic effect of laser patterning and micro coining for controlled lubricant propagation. Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties, 4(3), 034008.

Grützmacher, P. G., Rosenkranz, A., & Gachot, C. (2016). How to guide lubricants–Tailored laser surface patterns on stainless steel. Applied Surface Science, 370, 59-66.

Rosenkranz, A., Hans, M., Gachot, C., Thome, A., Bonk, S., & Mücklich, F. (2016). Direct Laser Interference Patterning: Tailoring of Contact Area for Frictional and Antibacterial Properties. Lubricants, 4(1), 2.

Rosenkranz, A., Reinert, L., Gachot, C., Aboufadl, H., Grandthyll, S., Jacobs, K., ... & Mücklich, F. (2015). Oxide Formation, Morphology, and Nanohardness of Laser‐Patterned Steel Surfaces. Advanced Engineering Materials, 17(8), 1234-1242.

Rosenkranz, A., Heib, T., Gachot, C., & Mücklich, F. (2015). Oil film lifetime and wear particle analysis of laser-patterned stainless steel surfaces. Wear, 334, 1-12.

Rosenkranz, A., Fleischmann, S., Gachot, C., & Mücklich, F. (2015). Anisotropic Spreading Behavior of PAO Oil on Laser‐Patterned Stainless Steel Surfaces. Advanced Engineering Materials, 17(11), 1645-1651.

Rosenkranz, A., Jaeger, S., Gachot, C., Vogel, S., & Mücklich, F. (2015). Wear Behavior of Laser‐Patterned Piston Rings in Squeeze Film Dampers. Advanced Engineering Materials, 17(8), 1208-1214.

Rosenkranz, A., Stratmann, A., Gachot, C., Burghardt, G., Jacobs, G., & Mücklich, F. (2015). Improved Wear Behavior of Cylindrical Roller Thrust Bearings by Three‐Beam Laser Interference. Advanced Engineering Materials.

Holmberg, K., Laukkanen, A., Ronkainen, H., Waudby, R., Stachowiak, G., Wolski, M., ... & Li, L. (2015). Topographical orientation effects on friction and wear in sliding DLC and steel contacts, Part 1: experimental. Wear, 330, 3-22.

Rosenkranz, A., Reinert, L., Gachot, C., & Mücklich, F. (2014). Alignment and wear debris effects between laser-patterned steel surfaces under dry sliding conditions. Wear, 318(1), 49-61.

Suarez, S., Rosenkranz, A., Gachot, C., & Mücklich, F. (2014). Enhanced tribological properties of MWCNT/Ni bulk composites–Influence of processing on friction and wear behaviour. Carbon, 66, 164-171.

Rosenkranz, A., Martin, B., Bettscheider, S., Gachot, C., Kliem, H., & Mücklich, F. (2014). Correlation between solid–solid contact ratios and lubrication regimes measured by a refined electrical resistivity circuit. Wear, 320, 51-61.

Szurdak, A., Rosenkranz, A., Gachot, C., Hirt, G., & Mücklich, F. (2014). Manufacturing and tribological investigation of hot micro-coined lubrication pockets. In Key Engineering Materials (Vol. 611, pp. 417-424). Trans Tech Publications.

Rosenkranz, A., Reinert, L., Gachot, C., & Mücklich, F. (2014). Alignment and wear debris effects between laser-patterned steel surfaces under dry sliding conditions. Wear, 318(1), 49-61.

Gachot, C., Rosenkranz, A., Reinert, L., Ramos-Moore, E., Souza, N., Müser, M. H., & Mücklich, F. (2013). Dry friction between laser-patterned surfaces: role of alignment, structural wavelength and surface chemistry. Tribology Letters, 49(1), 193-202.

Prodanov, N., Gachot, C., Rosenkranz, A., Mücklich, F., & Müser, M. H. (2013). Contact mechanics of laser-textured surfaces. Tribology Letters, 50(1), 41-48.

Gachot, C., Rosenkranz, A., Wietbrock, B., Hirt, G., & Mücklich, F. (2013). Advanced Design of Hierarchical Topographies in Metallic Surfaces by Combining Micro‐Coining and Laser Interference Patterning. Advanced Engineering Materials, 15(6), 503-509.

Wibbing, D., Binder, J., Schinköthe, W., Pauly, C., Gachot, C., & Mücklich, F. (2012). SensMiLi: Absolutes Wegmess-System aus einer diffraktiven q-nären Pseudo-Zufalls-Sequenz. tm-Technisches Messen Plattform für Methoden, Systeme und Anwendungen der Messtechnik, 79(1), 44-51.

Detemple, E., Leibenguth, P., Gachot, C., & Mücklich, F. (2010). Large-area patterned formation of intermetallic phases on Ti/Al multilayer systems by laser interference metallurgy. Thin Solid Films, 519(2), 736-741.

Gachot, C., Catrin, R., Lasagni, A., Schmid, U., & Mücklich, F. (2009). Comparative study of grain sizes and orientation in microstructured Au, Pt and W thin films designed by laser interference metallurgy. Applied Surface Science, 255(10), 5626-5632.

Hans, M., Gachot, C., Müller, F., & Mücklich, F. (2009). Direct laser interference structuring as a tool to gradually tune the wetting response of titanium and polyimide surfaces. Advanced Engineering Materials, 11(10), 795-800.

Catrin, R., Lasagni, A. F., Gachot, C., Schmid, U., & Mücklich, F. (2008). Microstructural design of advanced architectures in titanium/platinum thin films by laser interference metallurgy. Advanced Engineering Materials, 10(5), 466-470.

Koblischka-Veneva, A., Gachot, C., Leibenguth, P., & Mücklich, F. (2007). Investigation of microstructure of bulk Ni 2 MnGa alloy by means of electron backscatter diffraction analysis. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 316(2), e431-e434.

Liu, K. W., Gachot, C., Leibenguth, P., & Mücklich, F. (2005). Combinatorial experiment in Ni–Ti thin films by laser interference structuring. Applied surface science, 247(1), 550-555.