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Live from GPD Finland: Glass Performance Days 2015*

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Live from GPD Finland: Glass Performance Days ...

This week, I’m at GPD (Glass Performance Days) Finland, a conference held every two years, on odd-numbered years, in the city of Tampere…

Dual Magnetron Sputtering: Delivering High Power*

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Dual Magnetron Sputtering: Delivering High ...

Current source supplies are ideal for pulsed dual magnetron sputtering (DMS). They have the advantage of little to no current rise when…

Magnetron Arcing: Considerations for Large-Area Coating

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Magnetron Arcing: Considerations for Large-Area ...

Large-area magnetron sputtering processes operate at high powers up to 100 kW to 200 kW, or even higher in some rare cases. Power supplies…

Advanced Energy® DMS pulsing module for driving DMS systems

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Live from ICCG10: The International ...

This week I’m at the 10th International Conference on Coatings on Glass and Plastics (ICCG10), in Dresden, Germany. This conference is held…

Dual Magnetron Sputtering (DMS): The Basics

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Dual Magnetron Sputtering (DMS): The Basics

Magnetron sputtering systems are used to deposit complex layer systems on solid substrates and flexible webs for various uses, including display…

Controlling Pulsed DMS Reactive Sputtering Processes: Getting a Solid Voltage Feedback Signal

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Controlling Pulsed DMS Reactive ...

Large-area coating is used to deposit complex layer systems on glass for architectural and automotive applications, and a myriad of others, including…