SVC Offers Online Course: Fundamentals of Vapor Deposition

Students will be exposed to core concepts of the most common types of vapor deposition technologies.

Related Topics:

Related Suppliers

The Society of Vacuum Coaters is offering  a Fundamentals of Vapor Deposition tutorial to introduce students to essential concepts involved in using vapor deposition techniques to create thin film materials.

Students will be exposed to core concepts of the most common types of vapor deposition technologies. In addition, topics in nucleation and growth of films, kinetics of vapor deposition of films, and failure mechanisms of films will be presented in order to develop an understanding of the connection between vapor deposition parameters and thin film properties. The information presented in the tutorial will be useful for professionals who are new to the field of vapor deposition as well as for practitioners already in the field of vapor deposition who want to learn more about vapor deposition technology related to their field of expertise. No prior formal training in vapor deposition technologies is required for students to benefit from the tutorial.

To learn more or register for the course, visit svc.org/Education/Distance-Learning.cfm.

Editor Pick

Functional Zr, α-Ta, and (α-β) Ta Thick Coatings Obtained by Original Arc-Evaporator

Novel plasma-clustered deposition technique, called PVD Droplets, as well as its main principles of operation were described. New types of obtained thick, over 20 μm, functional coatings basing on Ta and Zr have been presented. Results of research in physic-chemical properties of the coating materials are listed including preliminary studies of superconductive properties. Comparative evaluation between of obtained coatings and sample CVD coating was made.