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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…

Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year!

Another year has gone by; 2014 is behind us now. A lot has happened in 2014. For Advanced Energy, it has been a big year. In the thin-film world…

Delivering High Power: The Role of the Cable

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Delivering High Power: The Role of the Cable

In the last post I wrote about the importance of the waveform in delivering high average power from pulsed power supplies to industrial…

Delivering High Power: The Role of the Pulse Waveform

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Delivering High Power: The Role of the Pulse ...

High power industrial processes present some unique challenges to equipment designers, facility designers, and power electronics engineers…

Live from AIMCAL USA 2014: Association of International Metallizers, Converters, and Laminators

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Live from AIMCAL USA 2014: Association of ...

This week I’m at the AIMCAL 2014 conference in South Carolina. The conference program includes presentations from...