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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 industry leaders,...
Magnetron Arcing: Considerations for Large-Area Coating

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Magnetron Arcing: Considerations for...

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 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)…