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Journal of Metallurgy
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 385963, 6 pages
Cathodic Cage Plasma Nitriding: An Innovative Technique
1Grupo de Pesquisa em Materiais e Metrologia, Departamento de Mecânica, Instituto Federal IF-PI, 64000040 Teresina, PI, Brazil
2Departamento de Ciências Exatas e Naturais, Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido, 59625900 Mossoró, RN, Brazil
3Departamento de Física, UERN, Campus Central, 59610210 Mossoró, RN, Brazil
4LabPlasma, Departamento de Física, UFRN, Campus Universitário, 59072970 Natal, RN, Brazil
Received 4 August 2011; Revised 3 November 2011; Accepted 6 December 2011
Academic Editor: Thierry Grosdidier
Copyright © 2012 R. R. M. de Sousa et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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