List of publications


IT (Articles in internationally reviewed academic journals)

  • Mohrbacher, H. (2018). Property Optimization in As-Quenched Martensitic Steel by Molybdenum and Niobium Alloying. Metals (2018), 8, 234; doi:10.3390/met8040234.

  • Huang, S., Vleugels, J., Mohrbacher, H., Woydt, M. (2018). NbC grain growth control and mechanical properties of Ni bonded NbC cermets prepared by vacuum liquid phase sintering. International Journal of Refractory Metals & Hard Materials 66 (2017) 63–78.

  • Gwon, H., Kim, J.-K., Bian, J., Mohrbacher, H., Song, T., Kim, S.-K., De Cooman, B.C. (2018). Partially-recrystallized, Nb-alloyed TWIP steels with a superior strength- ductility balance. Materials Science & Engineering A 711 (2018) 130–139.

  • Woydt, M., Huang, S., Vleugels, J., Mohrbacher, H., Cannizza, E. (2018). Potentials of niobium carbide (NbC) as cutting tools and for wear protection. International Journal of Refractory Metals & Hard Materials 72 (2018) 380–387.

  • Huang, S., De Baets, P., Sukumaran, J., Mohrbacher, H., Woydt, M., Vleugels, J. (2018). Effect of Carbon Content on the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of NbC-Ni Based Cermets. Metals 2018, 8, 178; doi:10.3390/met8030178.

  • Tobie, Th., Hippenstiel, F., Mohrbacher, H. (2017). Optimizing Gear Performance by Alloy Modification of Carburizing Steels. Metals, 2017, 7, 415; doi:10.3390/met7100415

  • Huang, S., Vleugels, J., Mohrbacher, H., Woydt, M. (2017). Microstructure and tribological performance of NbC-Ni cermets modified by VC and Mo2C. International Journal of Refractory Metals & Hard Materials, 66, 188-197.

  • Chen, X., Xu, J., Hu, H., Mohrbacher, H., Kang, M., Zhang, W., Guo, A., Zhai, Q. Effects of Niobium Addition on Microstructure and Tensile Behavior of As-cast Ductile Iron, Materials Science and Engineering A, 2017, 688: 416–428.

  • Huang, S., Vleugels, J., Mohrbacher, H. (2017). Stainless steel bonded NbC matrix cermets using a submicron NbC starting powder. International Journal of Refractory Metals & Hard Materials, 63, 26-31.

  • Mohrbacher, H. (2016). Metallurgical concepts for optimized processing and properties of carburizing steel. Advances in Manufacturing, 4 (2), 105-114.

  • Huang, S., Vleugels, J., Mohrbacher, H., Woydt, M. (2016). Densification and tribological profile of niobium oxide. Wear, 352– 353, 65-71.

  • Zhang, S., Feng, D., Huang, Y., Wei, S., Mohrbacher, H., Zhang, Y. (2016). Constitutive modeling of high-temperature flow behavior of an Nb micro-alloyed hot stamping steel. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 25 (3), 948-959.

  • Woydt, M., Mohrbacher, H. (2015). The use of niobium carbide (NbC) as cutting tools and for wear resistant tribosystems. International Journal of Refractory Metals & Hard Materials, 49 (1), 212-218.

  • Lu, H., Zhang, S., Jian, B., Mohrbacher, H., Guo, A. (2015). Solutions for hydrogen-induced delayed fracture in hot stamping. Advanced Materials Research, 1063, 32-36.

  • Huang, S., Vanmeensel, K., Mohrbacher, H., Woydt, M., Vleugels, J. (2015). Microstructure and mechanical properties of NbC- matrix hardmetals with secondary carbide addition and different metal binders. International Journal of Refractory Metals & Hard Materials, 48, 418-426.

  • Mohrbacher, H. (2015). Martensitic automotive steel sheet - Fundamentals and metallurgical optimization strategies. Advanced Materials Research, 1063, 130-142.

  • Mohrbacher, H., Spöttl, M., Paegle, J. (2015). Innovative manufacturing technology enabling light weighting with steel in commercial vehicles. Advances in Manufacturing, 3 (1), 3-18.

  • Mohrbacher, H. (2015). Guest editorial of "Application of high strength steels in lightweight commercial vehicles''. Advances in Manufacturing, 3 (1), 1-2.

  • Zhang, S., Huang, Y., Sun, B., Liao, Q., Lu, H., Jian, B., Mohrbacher, H., Zhang, W., Guo, A., Zhang, Y. (2015). Effect of Nb on hydrogen-induced delayed fracture in high strength hot stamping steels. Materials Science and Engineering A, Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructure and Processing, 626, 136-143.

  • Bian, J., Li, W., Mohrbacher, H., Hongzhou, L., Wenjun, W. (2015). Development of niobium alloyed press hardening steel with improved properties for crash performance. Advanced Materials Research, 1063, 7-20.

  • Bian, J., Mohrbacher, H., Zhang, J., Zhao, Y., Lu, H., Dong, H. (2015). Application potential of high performance steels for weight reduction and efficiency increase in commercial vehicles. Advances in Manufacturing, 3 (1), 27-36.

  • Woydt, M., Mohrbacher, H. (2014). The tribological and mechanical properties of niobium carbides (NbC) bonded with cobalt or Fe3Al. Wear, 321, 1-7.

  • Huang, B., Yang, J., Yen, H., Hsu, C., Huang, C., Mohrbacher, H. (2014). Secondary hardened bainite. Materials Science and Technology, 30 (9), 1014-1023.

  • Spöttl, M., Mohrbacher, H. (2014). Laser-based manufacturing concepts for efficient production of tailor welded sheet metals. Advances in Manufacturing, 2, 193-202.

  • Mohrbacher, H. (2013). Reverse metallurgical engineering towards sustainable manufacturing of vehicles using Nb and Mo alloyed high performance steels. Advances in Manufacturing, 1, 28-41.

  • Woydt, M., Mohrbacher, H. (2013). Friction and wear of binder-less niobium carbide. Wear, 306 (1-2), 126-130.

  • Mohrbacher, H. (2011). Combined effects of Nb and B microalloying in molybdenum based ultra low carbon bainitic (ULCB) steels. Journal of Iron and Steel Research International, 18, 785-791.

  • Mohrbacher, H. (2011). A strategy of avoiding delayed fracture in ultrahigh strength automotive steels by Nb microalloying. Journal of Iron and Steel Research International, 18, 893-897.

  • Vergote, H., Mohrbacher, H. (2001). Tailored pre-products made of steel for automotive applications. Stahl und eisen, 121 (7), 39-44.

  • Salzburger, H., Dobmann, G., Mohrbacher, H. (2001). Quality control of laser welds of tailored blanks using guided waves andEMATs. IEE Proceedings. Science, Measurement and Technology, 148 (4), 143-148.

  • Celis, J., Stals, L., Vancoille, E., Mohrbacher, H. (1998). Wear testing of hard coatings: more than wear rate?. Surface Engineering, 14 (3), 205-210.

  • Wu, P., Mohrbacher, H., Celis, J. (1996). The fretting behaviour of PVD TiN coatings in aqueous solutions. Wear, 201 (1-2), 171-177.

  • Mohrbacher, H., Van Acker, K., Blanpain, B., Van Houtte, P., Celis, J. (1996). Comparative measurement of residual stress in diamond coatings by low-incident-beam-angle-diffraction and micro-Raman spectroscopy. Journal of Materials Research, 11 (7), 1776-1782.

  • Mohrbacher, H., Blanpain, B., Celis, J., Roos, J. (1995). The influence of humidity on the fretting behaviour of PVD TiN coatings. Wear, 180 (1-2), 43-52.

  • Mohrbacher, H., Blanpain, B., Celis, J., Roos, J. (1995). Raman spectroscopy on defective wear debris generated by contact vibrations. Journal of Materials Science Letters, 14 (4), 279-281.

  • Mohrbacher, H., Blanpain, B., Celis, J., Roos, J., Stals, L., Vanstappen, M. (1995). Oxidational wear of TiN coatings on tool steel and nitrided tool steel in unlubricated fretting. Wear, 188 (1-2), 130-137.

  • Terwagne, G., Bodart, F., Blanpain, B., Mohrbacher, H., Celis, J. (1995). Light elements analysis using 3He microbeam. Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research B, 104 (1-4), 266-270.

  • Mohrbacher, H., Celis, J., Roos, J. (1995). Laboratory testing of displacement and load induced fretting. Tribology International, 28 (5), 269-278.

  • Blanpain, B., Mohrbacher, H., Liu, E., Celis, J., Roos, J. (1995). Hard coatings under vibrational contact conditions. Surface & Coatings Technology, 74-75 (1-3), 953-958.

  • Mohrbacher, H., Celis, J. (1995). Friction mechanisms in hydrogenated amorphous carbon coatings. Diamond and Related Materials: International Journal on the Science and Technology of Diamond and Related Materials, 4 (11), 1267-1270.

  • Blanpain, B., Mohrbacher, H., Celis, J., Roos, J. (1994). Some aspects of the tribological behavior of diamond and diamond-ike carbon coatings under fretting wear conditions. Diamond Films and Technology, 3 (3), 177-188.

  • Mohrbacher, H., Blanpain, B., Celis, J., Roos, J. (1993). Low-amplitude oscillating sliding wear on chemically vapor-deposited diamond coatings. Diamond and related materials, 2 (5-7), 879-884.

  • Mohrbacher, H., Blanpain, B., Celis, J., Roos, J. (1993). Frictional behaviour of diamond-like carbon and diamond coatings in oscillating sliding. Surface & Coatings Technology, 62 (1-3), 583-588.

  • Van Meerbeek, B., Mohrbacher, H., Celis, J., Roos, J., Braem, M., Lambrechts, P., Vanherle, G. (1993). Chemical characterization of the resin-dentin interface by micro-Raman spectroscopy. Journal of Dental Research, 72 (10), 1423-1428.

  • Mohrbacher, H., Salama, K. (1992). The temperature dependence of elastic nonlinearity in metal-matrix composites. Research in Nondestructive Evaluation, (4), 139-150.

  • Mohrbacher, H., Salama, K. (1991). Elastic nonlinearity in metal-matrix composites. Research in Nondestructive Evaluation, (3), 159-170.


AT-p (Articles in other professionally oriented journals)
  • Woydt, M., Mohrbacher, H., Vleugels, J., Huang, S. (2016). Niobium carbide for wear protection – tailoring its properties by processing and stoichiometry. Metal Powder Report, 71 (4), 265-272.

  • Huang, S., Vleugels, J., Mohrbacher, H., Woydt, M. (2016). Microstructure and mechanical properties of NbC matrix cermets using Ni containing metal binder. Metal Powder Report, 71 (5), 349-355.


IBe (Academic books, internationally recognised scientific publisher; as editor)
  • (2015). Fundamentals and applications of Mo and Nb alloying in high performance steels - Vol. 2. (Mohrbacher, H., Ed.), TMS, Warrendale PA, ISBN:978-0-692-34620-4.

  • (2014). Fundamentals and applications of Mo and Nb alloying in high performance steels - Vol. 1. (Mohrbacher, H., Ed.), TMS, Warrendale PA, ISBN:978-0-615-67631-9.

  • (2006). International symposium on niobium microalloyed sheet steel for automotive applications. (Hashimoto, S., Ed., Jansto, S., Ed., Mohrbacher, H., Ed., Siciliano, F., Ed.), TMS, Warrendale PA, ISBN:978-0-87339-630-1.

  • (2005). Recent advances of niobium containing materials in Europe. (Hulka, K., Ed., Klinkenberg, C., Ed., Mohrbacher, H., Ed.). Düsseldorf: Verlag Stahleisen GmbH, ISBN: 978-3-514-00724-6.


IHb (Article in academic book, internationally recognised scientific publisher)
  • Mohrbacher Hardy (2016). High-performance steels for sustainable manufacturing of vehicles. In: Singh M., Ohji T., Asthana R. (Eds.), bookseries: Green and Sustainable Manufacturing of Advanced Materials, Green and Sustainable Manufacturing of Advanced Materials, Chapt. Chapter 6, (pp. 135-163) Elsevier.

  • Mohrbacher Hardy (2016). Advanced steel alloys for sustainable power generation. In: , Green and Sustainable Manufacturing of Advanced Materials, (pp. 165-193) Elsevier.

  • Mohrbacher Hardy, Blanpain Bart, Celis Jean-Pierre (1996). Friction and wear mechanisms on CVD diamond and PVD TiN coatings under fretting conditions. In: Bahadur S. (Eds.), STP 1278 Effect of Surface Coatings and Treatments on Wear, (pp. 76- 93) American Society for Testing and Materials.

  • Van der Biest Omer, Laoui Tahar, Vleugels Jef, Sumanasiri K, Mohrbacher Hardy, Blanpain Bart, Celis Jean-Pierre (1994). Micro- Raman spectroscopy for phase identification and stress measurement in advanced ceramics. In: Nickel K. (Eds.), bookseries: NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series, Series E, Applied Sciences, vol: 267, Corrosion of Advanced Ceramics: Measurement and Modelling, (pp. 385-397) Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands.


IC (Papers at international scientific conferences and symposia, published in full in proceedings)
  • Mohrbacher, H. (2017). Hydrogen in automotive ultra-high strength steels – Observed problems and proposed remedies. Proceedings 5th International Conference on Steels in Cars and Trucks, 2017, Verlag stahleisen.

  • Hippenstiel, F., Mohrbacher, H. (2017). Innovative carburizing steel alloy concepts for high-performance gear applications. Proceedings 5th International Conference on Steels in Cars and Trucks, 2017, Verlag stahleisen.

  • Mohrbacher, H. (2017). Influence of alloy modifications and microstructure on properties and crash performance of press hardened steel components. Proceedings 6th International Conference on Hot Sheet Metal Forming of High Performance Steel, AIST 2017, 213-222.

  • Hippenstiel, F., Mohrbacher, H. (2017). Metallurgical Optimization of Tool Steels for Hot Stamping Press Dies. Proceedings 6th International Conference on Hot Sheet Metal Forming of High Performance Steel, AIST 2017, 251-260.

  • Mohrbacher, H. (2016). Direct and Indirect Benefits of Niobium Microalloying to Automotive Sheet Steel. Proceedings of The 1st International Conference on Automobile Steel & The 3rd International Conference on High Manganese Steels, Beijing Metallurgical Industry Press 2016, 341-344.

  • Mohrbacher, H., Woydt, M., Vleugels, J., Huang, S. (2016). Niobium carbide - An innovative and sustainable high-performance material for tooling, friction and wear applications. Advances in Materials Science for Environmental and Energy Technologies V: Ceramic Transactions: Vol. 260. Ceramic Transactions (art.nr. DOI: 10.1002/9781119323624.ch6) (pp. -).

  • Huang, S., Vleugels, J., Mohrbacher, H., Woydt, M. (2016). Influence of VC and Mo2C on the microstructure and mechanical properties of Ni bonded NbC-cermets. . World PM2016. Hamburg, Germany, 9-13 October 2016 (art.nr. Electronic publication).

  • Woydt, M., Mohrbacher, H. (2016). Hardmetals based on niobium carbide (NbC) versus casted NbC bearing MMCs. In Singh, D. (Ed.), Salem, J. (Ed.), Wang, J. (Ed.), Kirihara, S. (Ed.), Mechanical Properties and Performance of Engineering Ceramics and Composites X: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings: Vol. 36 (2). Ceramic Engineering and Science (art.nr. Chapter 10) (pp. 87-92).

  • Mohrbacher, H. (2016). Efficiency gains in powertrain components by molybdenum-alloyed special steel. Advances in Materials Science for Environmental and Energy Technologies V: Ceramic Transactions. Ceramic Transactions (art.nr. DOI: 10.1002/9781119323624.ch6).

  • Mohrbacher, H. (2015). The effect of niobium microalloying on processing and application properties of dual phase steel. HSLA Steels 2015, Microalloying 2015 and Offshore Engineering Steels 2015 Conference Proceedings. HSLA Steels 2015, Microalloying 2015 and Offshore Engineering Steels 2015 Conference (pp. x-x).

  • Mohrbacher, H. (2015). Optimization of high performance special steels. HSLA Steels 2015, Microalloying 2015 and Offshore Engineering Steels 2015 Conference Proceedings. HSLA Steels 2015 (art.nr. x).

  • Bian, J., Mohrbacher, H., Lu, H., Wang, W. (2015). Development of press hardening steel with high resistance to hydrogen embrittlement. HSLA Steels 2015, Microalloying 2015 and Offshore Engineering Steels 2015 Conference Proceedings. HSLA Steels 2015 (art.nr. x).

  • Woydt, M., Mohrbacher, H. (2014). Tribological background for the use of niobium carbide (NbC) as cutting tools and for wear resistant tribosystems. In Singh, D. (Ed.), Salem, J. (Ed.), Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings: Vol. 35 (2). The American Ceramic Society's International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (pp. x-x).

  • Woydt, M., Mohrbacher, H. (2014). The use of niobium carbide (NbC) for wear resistant tribosystems and the tribological backgrounds as cutting tools. Advances in Tungsten, Refractory and Hardmaterials IX, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Tungsten, Refractory and Hardmaterials. Advances in Tungsten, Refractory and Hardmaterials IX, International Conference on Tungsten, Refractory and Hardmaterials (art.nr. 222).

  • Mohrbacher, H. (2014). Low-carbon metallurgical concepts for seamless OCTG pipe. Proc. 2014 Energy Materials Conference. Energy Materials Conference. Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, China, 4-6 November 2014 (pp. x-x).

  • Huang, S., Vanmeensel, K., Mohrbacher, H., Woydt, M., Vleugels, J. (2014). Development of NbC-based hardmetals: Influence of secondary carbide addition and metal binder. Proc. Euro PM 2014 Congress and Exhibition. Euro PM2014 Congress. Messezentrum Salzburg, Austria, 21-24 September 2014 (pp. 1-6).

  • Woydt, M., Mohrbacher, H. (2013). Tribological profile of binderless niobium carbide. In Singh, D. (Ed.), Salem, J. (Ed.), Kirihara, S. (Ed.), Widjaja, S. (Ed.), Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings: Vol. 34 (2). The American Ceramic Society's International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites. Daytona Beach, Florida, USA, 27 January - 1 February 2013 (pp. x-x).

  • Huang, S., Vanmeensel, K., Mohrbacher, H., Vleugels, J. (2013). Microstructure analysis and mechanical properties of NbC- Co/Ni/Fe3Al/Cu/ cemented carbides. 18th Plansee Seminar. 18th Plansee Seminar, International Conference on Refractory Metals and Hard Materials. Reutte, Austria, 3-7 June 2013 (pp. 1-8).

  • Mohrbacher, H. (2011). Strategies for producing dual phase steel using niobium microalloying. Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exhibition 2011, MS & T'11. Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exhibition 2011, MS & T'11. Columbus, Ohia, USA, 16-20 October 2011 (art.nr. x).

  • Hippenstiel, F., Mohrbacher, H. (2011). Optimization of molybdenum alloyed carburizing steels by Nb microalloying for large gear applications. Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exhibition 2011, MS & T'11: Vol. 1. Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exhibition 2011, MS & T'11. Columbus, Ohia, USA, 16-20 October 2011 (art.nr. x).

  • Mohrbacher, H., Zhai, Q. (2011). Niobium alloying in grey cast iron for vehicle brake discs. Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exhibition 2011, MS & T'11. Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exhibition 2011, MS & T'11. Columbus, Ohia, USA, 16-20 October 2011 (art.nr. x).

  • Mohrbacher, H. (2011). Mo and Nb alloying in plate steels for high-performance applications. Proc. International Symposium on the Recent Developments in Plate Steels. International Symposium on the Recent Developments in Plate Steels, 2011 (pp. 169-x).

  • Mohrbacher, H. (2008). Delayed cracking in ultra-high strength automotive steels: damage mechanisms and remedies by microstructural engineering. Proc. MS&T'08, Symposium Processing and Properties of Advanced High Strength Speciality Steels. Proc. MS&T'08, Symposium Processing and Properties of Advanced High Strength Speciality Steels, 2008 (pp. 1744-1755).

  • Mohrbacher, H., Klinkenberg, C. (2007). The role of niobium in lightweight vehicle construction. Materials Science Forum: Vol. 537-538. 5th Hungarian Conference on Materials, Science, Testing and Informatics. Balatonfured, HUNGARY, 09 - 11 Oct 2005 (pp. 679-686) Trans Tech Publications.

  • Mohrbacher, H. (2007). Effects of niobium in galvanized advanced high strength steels for automotive applications. Proc. Galvatech '07. Proc. Galvatech '07, 2007 (pp. 386-391).

  • Mohrbacher, H. (2005). Niobium alloyed high strength steels for automotive applications. Proc. MS&T'05, Symposium Developments in Sheet Products for Automotive Applications. Proc. MS&T'05, Symposium Developments in Sheet Products for Automotive Applications, 2005 (pp. 139-145).

  • Mohrbacher, H. (2005). Laser welding of modern automotive high strength steels. Proc. HSLA Steels 2005 and ISUGS 2005. HSLA Steels 2005 and ISUGS 2005, 2005 (pp. 582-586). Sanya.

  • Celis, J., Vancoille, E., Mohrbacher, H., Stals, L. (1998). Wear testing of hard coatings: more than wear rate ?. In Sudarshan, T. (Ed.), Jeandin, M. (Ed.), Khor, K. (Ed.), Surface Modification Technologies: Vol. XI. Int. Conf. on Surface Modification Technologies. Paris, France, 8-10 September 1997 (pp. 860-871) IOM Communications Ltd..

  • Vichev, R., Mohrbacher, H., Blanpain, B., Celis, J. (1996). Surface analytical characterization of friction-induced modification of TiN-corundum tribopairs. In Mathieu, H. (Ed.), Reihl, B. (Ed.), Briggs, D. (Ed.), Proc. 6th European Conference on Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis, ECASIA '95. European Conference on Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis, ECASIA ’95. Montreux, Switzerland, 9-13 October 1995 (pp. 579-582) Wiley & Sons Ltd.

  • Terwagne, G., Bodart, F., Blanpain, B., Mohrbacher, H., Celis, J. (1994). Light elements analysis using 3He microbeam. Proc. ICNMTA '94. Shanghai, 1994 (pp. 1-18).

  • Blanpain, B., Franck, M., Mohrbacher, H., Vancoille, E., Celis, J., Roos, J. (1993). Micro-Raman spectroscopy for the characterization of wear induced surface modifications on hard coatings. In Dowson, D. (Ed.), Taylor, C. (Ed.), Childs, T. (Ed.), Godet, M. (Ed.), Dalmaz, G. (Ed.), Thin Films in Tribology: Vol. 25. Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology: Thin Films in Tribology. University Leeds, Institute Tribology, Leeds, England, 08-11 September 1992 (pp. 623-630). Sara Burgerhartstraat 25, PO Box 211, 1000 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier Science Publ. BV.

  • Van Acker, K., Mohrbacher, H., Blanpain, B., Van Houtte, P., Celis, J. (1993). Internal stress measurement on CVD diamond coatings by X-ray diffraction and Raman spectroscopy. In Townsend, P. (Ed.), Weihs, T. (Ed.), Sanchez, J. (Ed.), Borgesen, P. (Ed.), Thin Films: Stresses and Mechanical Properties IV: Vol. 308. Symposium on Thin Films: Stresses and Mechanical Properties IV, at the 1993 Spring Meeting of the Materials-Research-Society. San Francisco, CA, USA, 12-16 April 1993 (pp. 677-682). 9800 McKnight Rd, Suite 327, Pittsburgh, PA 15237: Materials Research Soc..

  • Mohrbacher, H., Lee, D., Schneider, E., Salama, K. (1991). Acoustic nonlinearity in metal-matrix composites. In Thompson D.O. (Ed.), Chimenti, D.E. (ed.), Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, Vol. 10B, Plenum Press, New York, (pp. 1821-1828).


AC (Papers at other scientific conferences and symposia, published in full in proceedings)
  • Mohrbacher, H. (2007). Functional improvement of automotive high strength steel grades by niobium microalloying. Proc. MS&T'07, Symposium Processing and Properties of Advanced High Strength Speciality Steels. Proc. MS&T'07, Symposium Processing and Properties of Advanced High Strength Speciality Steels, 2007 (pp. 37-48).

  • Mohrbacher, H., Bruche, D., Schneider, E. (1989). Bestimmung von Eigenspannungen in Hartmetallen mittels Ultraschallverfahren. DGZFP Jahrestagung, Kiel 25-27 September 1989, (pp. 427-433).


IMa (Meeting abstracts, presented at international scientific conferences and symposia, published or not published in proceedings or journals)
  • Woydt, M., Mohrbacher, H. (2015). Influence of stoichiometry and processing on the tribological profile of hardmetals based on niobium carbide (NbC). Proc. of the 2015 International Conference on Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials, PowderMet 2015. PowderMet 2015, International Conference on Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials.

  • Mohrbacher, H. (2012). Individual effects and synergies of Mo and Nb alloying in multiphase steels. TMP 2012, 4th International Conference on Thermomechanical Processing of Steels. TMP 2012, 4th International Conference on Thermomechanical Processing of Steels. Sheffield, UK, 10-12 September 2012.

  • Vichev, R., Mohrbacher, H., Blanpain, B., Celis, J. (1995). Surface analytical characterization of friction-induced modification of TiN-corundum tribopairs. European Conference on Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis, ECASIA ' 95. Montreux, Switzerland, 9-13 October 1995.

  • Celis, J., Mohrbacher, H., Liu, E. (1995). Le comportement des revêtements durs dans des contacts vibrants. Journées de Printemps, Société Française de Métallurgie et de Matériaux gewijd aan 'Fatigue et traitement de surface'. Paris, France, 30-31 May 1995.

  • Mohrbacher, H., Blanpain, B., Celis, J. (1994). The potentiality of fretting testing to evaluate the tribological performance of hard coatings. Effect of Surface Coatings and Treatments on Wear, 1994.

  • Mohrbacher, H., Van Acker, K., Blanpain, B., Van Houtte, P., Celis, J. (1994). Residual stress and texture measurements on CVD-diamond coatings by Raman spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction. TMS '94 Materials Week, 1994.

  • Mohrbacher, H., Van Acker, K., Blanpain, B., Van Houtte, P., Celis, J. (1994). Comparative measurement of residual stress in diamond coatings by low-incident-beam-angle-diffraction and micro-Raman spectroscopy. TMS 1994 Materials Week. Rosemont, Illinois, USA, 2-6 October 1994.

  • Blanpain, B., Voncoille, E., Mohrbacher, H., Ye, X., Celis, J. (1993). Surface-reactions induced during the wear of hard coatings in ambient conditions. Abstracts of papers of the american chemical society: vol. 205, 206-COLL.

  • Van der Biest, O., Laoui, T., Vleugels, J., Sumanasiri, K., Mohrbacher, H., Blanpain, B., Celis, J. (1993). Micro-Raman spectroscopy for phase identification and stress measurement in advanced ceramics. NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Corrosion of Advanced Ceramics. Tübingen, Germany, 30 August - 03 September 1993.

  • Mohrbacher, H., Blanpain, B., Celis, J., Roos, J. (1992). Low amplitude oscillating sliding wear on chemically vapour deposited diamond coatings. European Conference on Diamond, Diamond-like and Related Coatings (DF 92). Heidelberg, Germany, 31 August - 04 September 1992.


ER (external reports: reports by order of - or published by - an external organisation)
  • Blanpain, B., Franck, M., Mohrbacher, H., Vancoille, E., Celis, J., Roos, J. (1993). Micro-Raman spectroscopy for the characterization of wear induced surface modifications on hard coatings. BVW-Verslag-SBM rapport, 1411, 7.1-7.8 pp.


DI (Misc.)
  • Mohrbacher, H. (2011). The importance of niobium micro-additions to steel efficiency. Welding International, 25 (5), 342-347.