04490190 is referenced by 68 patents and cites 6 patents.

A process for thermochemical treatment of metals with accurate control of the treatment temperature in a furnace having a structure similar to that of a classic furnace for thermal or thermochemical treatment in a rarified atmosphere, equipped with controlled heating means and, possibly cooling means, and comprising at least an anode and a cathode supporting the pieces to be treated. A cold plasma is generated around the pieces to be treated by applying between the anode and the cathode a pulse train at a relatively high frequency and of very short pulse width in relation to pulse repetition rate.

Title
Process for thermochemical treatments of metals by ionic bombardment
Application Number
6/355880
Publication Number
4490190
Application Date
March 8, 1982
Publication Date
December 25, 1984
Inventor
Roger Speri
Conflans Sainte Honorine
FR
Agent
Scully Scott Murphy and Presser
Assignee
Societe Anonyme Dite Vide et Traitement
FR
IPC
C23C 11/10
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