Latest Sputtering Stories

2014-05-15 23:04:46

According to a new report from BCC Research,the global market for sputtering targets and sputtered films is expected to grow to $3.2 billion by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.3%. The electronics market is the largest subsegment in the overall market, followed by the energy category. Wellesley, Mass., (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, Sputtering Targets and Sputtered Films: Technology and Markets, the...

2014-04-10 04:20:06

For Various Types of Plasma ProcessesChigasaki, Kanagawa, Japan, April 10 - Optius optical process monitor (5-ch type)Chigasaki, Kanagawa, Japan, Apr 10, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - ULVAC, Inc. (Headquarters: Chigasaki, Kanagawa, Japan; President and CEO: Hisaharu Obinata; hereafter referred to as ULVAC) is pleased to announce that on April 10, 2014, starts sales of an optical process monitor, Optius, which can be used for various plasma processes.BackgroundPlasma processes such as sputtering,...

2014-02-11 23:00:12

Denton Vacuum has announced that it has upgraded its Desk V deposition system, the company’s gold standard for electron microscopy sample preparation. Moorestown, NJ (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Denton Vacuum, a leading designer and manufacturer of systems that deposit ultra-thin metallic and dielectric coatings, has announced the upgrade of its Desk V sputter deposition system, the industry’s gold standard for electron microscopy sample preparation. Compact, capable and versatile, the...

Resolution And Durability Improved By Microscope Probe-sharpening Technique
2012-07-06 12:06:52

A simple new improvement to an essential microscope component could greatly improve imaging for researchers who study the very small, from cells to computer chips. Joseph Lyding, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois, led a group that developed a new microscope probe-sharpening technique. The technique is described in research published this week in the journal Nature Communications. Scanning probe microscopes provide images of tiny structures...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'