Dave Christie

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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…

Live from PSE 2014: 14th International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering

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Live from PSE 2014: 14th International ...

This week I’m at the 14th International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering (PSE 2014). This conference is held every two years in…

Magnetron Arcing: Hints from the Past?

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Magnetron Arcing: Hints from the Past?

In the magnetron sputtering process, the desired glow discharge mode is sustained by secondary emission of electrons...
SEMICON® West 2014: Powered by AE

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SEMICON® West 2014: Powered by AE

I hope you all are enjoying your summer, or winter, depending on your hemisphere. Did you know Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (AE)…

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…