P.V. Ananthapadmanabhan , K.P. Sreekumar, K.V. Muraleedharan, N. Venkatramani, “Plasma-sprayed composite coatings for high temperature applications”, Surface & Coating Technology, Vol. 49, 1991, pp 62-66.
 John Stringer, “High temperature corrosion problems in coal based power plant and possible solutions”, Proceedings International conference on corrosion ‘CONCORN’ 97, Dcember 3-6, Mumbai, India, pp 13-23.
 P.R.Krishnamoorthy, S. Seetharamu and P.Sampathkumaran, “Influence of the mass flux and impact angle of the abrasive on the erosion resistance of materials used in pulverized fuel bends and other components in thermal power stations”, Wear, Vol. 165, 1993, pp 151-157.
 B.A. Landry, J.D. Hummel, H.W. Nelson et al, “A review of available information on corrosion and deposition in coal and oil fired boilers and gas turbines”, ASME research committee, Pergamon press, The American society of mechanical engineers, New York, pp 1-197.
 V. Higuera Hidalgo, J. Belzunce Verela, A. Carriles Menendez, S. Poveda Martinez, “High temperature erosion wear of flame and plasma sprayed nickel-chromium coatings under similated coal-fired boiler atmospheres”, Wear, VOl.247, 2001, pp 214-222
 J.J Wells , F. Wigley, D.J Foster, W.R Livingston, W.h Gibb, J. Williamson, “The nature of mineral matter in a coal and the effects on erosive and abrasive behavior”, Fuel Processing Technolgy, Vol.86(2005),pp. 535-550.
 Buta Singh Sidhu and S. Prakash, “Evaluation of the behavior of shrouded plasma spray coatings in the platen superheater of coal-fired boilers”, Metallurgical & Materials Transactions, Vol. 37A, 2006,pp 1927.
 J. L He, K.C. Chen, C.C Chen, A.Leyland, and A. Matthews, “Cyclic Oxidation Resistance of Ni-Al Alloy Coatings Deposited on Steel by a Cathodic Arc Plasma Process,” Surf. Coat. Technol.,Vol. 135, 2001, pp. 158-65.
 Vikas Chawla, S. Prakash, D. Puri, Buta Singh, Manoj Singla, “Hot corrosion-a review”, Global Conference on Production & Industrial Engineering, March 2007, organized by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Jalandhar (India).
 Y.T. Pei, D. Galvan, J. Th. M. De Hosson, A. Cavaleiro, “Nanostructured TiC/a-C coatings for low friction and wear resistant application”, Surface & Coatings Technology, Vol. 198, 2005, pp 44-50.
 S. Prakash, S. Singh, B. S. Sidhu and A. Madeshia, (2001), “Tube Failures in Coal Fired Boilers,” Proc. National Seminar on Advances in Material and Processing, Nov., 9-10, IITR, Roorkee, India, pp. 245-253.
 Chen, H. C., Liu, Z. Y. and Chuang, Y. C., (1993), “Degradation of Plasma-Sprayed Alumina and Zirconia Coatings on Stainless Steel During Thermal Cycling and Hot Corrosion,” Thin Solid Films, Vol. 223, No. 1, pp. 56-64.
 N. Priyantha, P. Jayaweera, A. Sanjurjo, K. Lau, K. Krish, “Corrosion-resistant metallic coatings for applications in highly aggressive environment”, Surface & Coating Technology, Vol. 163-164, 2003, 31-36.
 P.Bansal, N. P. Padture, A. Vasiliev, “ Improved interfacial properties of Al2O3-13wt%TiO2 plasma sprayed coatings derived from nanocrytalline powders”, Acta Materialia, 2003, Vol.51, pp.2959-2970.
 B. liang, C. Ding, “Thermal shock resistance of nano-structured and conventional zirconia coatings deposited by atmospheric spraying”, Surface & Coating Technology journal,2005,Vol.197,pp.85-192.
 Buta singh Sidhu, S. Prakash ., “Evaluation of the corrosion behaviour of plasma sprayed Ni3Al coatings on steel in oxidation and molten salt environments at 900℃”, Surface & coatings technology, 166, Vol. 2003, pp. 89-100.
 S.B. Mishra, K. Chandra, S. Prakash, B. Venkataraman, “Characterization and erosion behaviour of a plasma sprayed Ni3Al coating on a Fe-based superalloy”, Materials Letters, Vol.59, 2005, pp. 3694-3698.
 Hazoor Singh Sidhu a,*, Buta Singh Sidhu b, S. Prakash, “The role of HVOF coatings in improving hot corrosion resistance of ASTM-SA210 GrA1 steel in the presence of Na2SO4–V2O5 salt deposits”, Surface & Coatings Technology, Vol. 200, 2006, pp. 5386– 5394.
 L.A. Dobrzanski, K. Lukaszkowicz, A. Zarychta, L. Cunha, “Corrosion resistance of multilayer coatings deposited by PVD techniques onto the brass substrate”, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 164-165, 2005, pp 816-821.
 Sugehis Liscano, Linda Gil, O.A. Leon, Marlon Cruz, Mariana H. Staia, “Corrosion performance of duplex treatments based on plasma nitriding and PAPVD TiAlN coating ”, Surface Coatings & Technology, Vol. 201, 2006, 4419-4423.
 R. Rodriguez-Baracaldo, J.A. Benito, E.S. Puchi-Cabrera, M.H. Staia, “High temperature wear resistance of (TiAl)N PVD coating on untreated and gas nitrided AISI H13 steel with different heat treatments”, Wear, Vol. 262, 2007, 380-389.
 W. Kalss, A. Reiter, V. Derfinger, C. Gey, J.L. Endrino, “Modern coatings in high performance cutting applications”, International Journal of Refractory Metals & Hard Materials, Vol. 24, 2006, pp 399-404.
 S. Tsipas, J.M. Brossard, M.P. Hierro, J.A. Trilleros, L. Sánchez, F.J. Bolívar, F.J. Pérez, “Al–Mn CVD-FBR protective coatings for hot corrosion application”, Surface & Coatings Technology, Vol. 201, 2007, pp.4489–4495.
 F.J. P′ereza,U, F. Pedrazaa, M.P. Hierroa, P.Y. Hou, “Adhesion properties of aluminide coatings deposited via CVD in fluidised bed reactors_CVD-FBR/on AISI 304 stainless steel”, Surface and Coatings Technology, Vol. 133-134, 2000, pp..338-343.
 P.Bansal, N. P. Padture, A. Vasiliev, “ Improved interfacial properties of Al2O3-13wt%TiO2 plasma sprayed coatings derived from nanocrytalline powders”, Acta Materialia, Vol.51 (2003), pp.2959-2970.
 L.L. Shaw, D. Goberman, R. Ren, M. Gell, S. jiang, Y. Wang, T.D. Xiao, P.R. Strutt,” The dependency of microstructure and properties of nanostructured coatings on plasma spray conditions”, Surface Coatings & Technology, Vol. 130 (2000),pp. 1-8.
 Chuanxian Ding, Huang Chen, Xuanyong Liu, Yi Zeng, “Plasma sprayed nanostructured zirconia coatings for wear resistance”, Thermal Spray 2003: Advancing the science & applying the technology, (Ed.) C. Moreau and B. Marple, Published by ASM International, Materials Park, Ohio, USA, (2003), 455-458.
 L. Leblanc, “Abrasion and sliding wear of nanostructured ceramic coatings”, Thermal Spray 2003: Advancing the science & applying the technology, (Ed.) C. Moreau and B. Marple, Published by ASM International, Materials Park, Ohio, USA, (2003), 291-299.
 E. H. Jordan, M. Gell, Y.H. Sohn, D. Goberman, L. Shaw, S. Jiang, M. Wang, T.D. Xiao, Y. Wang, P. Strutt, “Fabrication and evaluation of plasma sprayed nanostructured alumina-titania coatings with superior properties”, Materials Science & Engineering, Vol. [A 301], (2001), 80-89.
 Jin-hong Kim, Hyun-seok Yang, Kyeong-ho Baik, Byeung Geun Seong, Chang-hee Lee, Soon Young Hwang, “Development and properties of nanostructured thermal spray coatings”, Current Applied Physics, Vol. , issue 6, (2006), 1002-1006.
 Bo Liang, Chuanxian Ding, “Thermal shock resistances of nanostructured and conventional zirconia coatings deposited by atmospheric plasma spraying”, Surface Coatings & Technology, Vol. , (2005), 185-192.
 R. Soltani, T.W. Coyle, J. Mostaghimi, “Wear resistance of nanostructured thermal barrier coatings”, Thermal Spray 2003: Advancing the science & applying the technology, (Ed.) C. Moreau and B. Marple, Published by ASM International, Materials Park, Ohio, USA, (2003), 1535-1540.
 Xinhua Lin, Yi Zeng, Chuanxian Ding, Pingyu Zhang, “Effects of temperature on tribological properties of nanostructured and conventional Al2O3-3 wt% TiO2 coatings”, Wear, Vol., (2004), 1018-1025.