Latest Sputtering Stories

2011-04-14 12:18:00

NEWTON, Mass., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With increasing global interest in safe and sustainable energy sources, a bright future is shaping-up for U.S. based thin film PV production.

2010-09-11 12:20:00

Scientists speak of sputtering when energy-rich ions hit a solid object and cause atoms to be released from its surface. The phenomenon can be exploited to apply microscopically thin coatings to glass surfaces. A research team has developed a special sputtering technique that greatly increases the efficiency of the coating process.

2010-07-08 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heraeus Thin Film Materials Division will showcase its line of planar and rotatable sputtering targets for the photovoltaic and CSP markets at Intersolar North America 2010 at San Francisco's Moscone Center West Hall from July 13 -15, Booth #8550. Heraeus is one of the most experienced suppliers in the thin film industry specializing in custom-engineered materials for a broad range of applications, including CIGS, CdTe, crystalline-Si, and...

2010-04-13 10:36:00

EUCLID, Ohio, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Through research and product innovation, H.C. Starck Inc., Fabricated Products Group has developed sputtering targets offering superior sputtering performance for thin films PV (TFPV) energy applications.

2009-07-13 11:30:00

GOSLAR, Germany, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- H.C. Starck Inc., Newton, MA announces its ongoing commitment to provide refractory metals for sputtering targets used in the production of LCD flat panel display screens. H.C. Starck Inc.

2009-01-29 14:40:32

In the electronics industry, thin metal films are deposited on silicon wafers with a sputter gun, which uses energetic ions – atoms with a positive charge – to knock the metal atoms off a target.

2008-07-18 03:00:42

By Uan, Jun-Yen Li, Ching-Fei; Yu, Bing-Lung This work presents results concerning the effect of the die chill layer on the corrosion performance of a hot-chamber diecast AZ91D thin plate, with particular attention to the role of interdendritic phases (primary beta (Al^sub 17^Mg^sub 12^) and surrounding alpha phase).

2007-07-28 08:35:00

Boston University (BU) researchers published recently the first clear evidence of how gases from Jupiter’s tiny moon’s volcanoes can lead to the largest visible gas cloud in the solar system.

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