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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 induced by...
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…

Reducing Total Cost of Ownership (CoO): Balancing Target Consumption

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Reducing Total Cost of Ownership (CoO):...

Large-area glass coating lines are expected to perform long process campaigns between maintenance cycles. They need to operate day...
Live From SVC TechCon 2014: A Spirit of Nostalgia and Innovation

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Live From SVC TechCon 2014: A Spirit of...

Today we’re at the 57th annual SVC TechCon 2014 conference in Chicago, one of the premier vacuum coating events in North America. It’s the closest…