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Published: 8/5/2019

Voestalpine Eifeler Coatings Opens PVD Facility in Tennessee
This opening follows the company’s opening of their coatings facility in Walnut, California, in June. The company is headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Published: 6/26/2019

Timing Vacuum Impregnation with Finishing Operations
This guide determines whether vacuum impregnation should be performed before or after finishing operations.

Published: 9/10/2018

Society of Vacuum Coaters Offering Scholarships
The scholarships are open to any student currently enrolled or entering an accredited academic program related to vacuum coating technology.

Published: 6/1/2018

CERN Vacuum Group Finds New Method to Apply 'Getter' Coatings
The process allows accelerators such as electron synchrotrons to operate with better-focused beams and produce brighter radiation by bringing the steering magnets closer to the beams themselves.

Published: 1/19/2018

Registration Opens for Society of Vacuum Coaters TechCon 2018
Orlando is the venue for this year’s symposium, to be held May 5-10, with a focus on Multi-Functional Thin Films – The Tailoring of Interfaces. 

Published: 1/9/2018

New Mirror-Coating Technology Promises Dramatic Improvements in Telescopes
At UC Santa Cruz, an electrical engineer has teamed up with astronomers to improve telescope mirrors using thin-film technology from the electronics industry

Published: 1/5/2018

Society of Vacuum Coaters Gains Affiliated Membership in the American Institute of Physics
As an AIP Affiliate, the SVC will be provided an opportunity to collaborate with complementary technical organizations and benchmark best practices as they strive to increase our value and relevance to our international base of stakeholders

Published: 11/13/2017

Laboratory Using Vacuum Coating to Develop High Sensitivity Parameters Sensor Structures
The scientists at Russia’s Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University used a completely new technology based on vacuum coating, which will cut production costs drastically.

Published: 2/8/2017

Study Shows Gallium Nitride Almost as Durable as Diamonds
Four Lehigh engineers report a previously unknown property for GaN: its wear resistance approaches that of diamonds and promises to open up applications in touch screens, space vehicles and radio-frequency microelectromechanical systems.

Published: 9/26/2016

SVC TechCon Paper Abstracts Due Oct. 10
Organizers are accepting abstracts for symposia and technical sessions related to vacuum coating technology; conference also includes a symposium on coatings for healthcare, biometric monitoring, and bio-interfaces.