Author: Dr Mike Cooke

Events

Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems Conference 2018

MEMS2018

Reflecting the rapid growth of the MEMS field and the commitment and success of its research community, the IEEE MEMS Conference series has evolved into a premier annual event in the MEMS area. The MEMS2018 conference in Belfast, UK was attended by around 600 people, covering widespread applications of Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems. Asian and American …

Events

The 17th International conference on Atomic Layer Deposition

ALD ALE conference image

The conference in Denver, USA was the largest yet of this series, with about 900 registrations. Plasma Technology presented and co-authored several posters on both atomic layer etching and deposition. Dr Harm Knoops, our Technical ALD Sales Specialist based at TU Eindhoven, was on the programme committee – several presentations were given by that group. …

Processes

Atomic Layer Etching – Changing the Art of the Possible

The society of vacuum coaters (SVC) deserves to be better known. It was founded in 1957 during a surge in the use of vacuum coating techniques such as sputtering and evaporation. The techniques go back a very long way: that man Edison filed a patent for coating phonograph cylinders in 1892 (It will never catch …

Inside Plasma

British Science global impact – Oxford Instruments is ‘The Business of Science’

The business of Science

It’s British Science week this week and there are events all over the UK celebrating science and its impact on our lives. Oxford Instruments is ‘The business of science’. Our products and services are enabled by science, developed by scientists, and used in laboratories all over the world. They are also out there in the …