Tag: ALDep

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. …

Technology

Materials fabrication processes for biomedical applications

Biomedical devices such as sensors and drug delivery patches pose an interesting challenge in material fabrication due to stringent requirements of substrates, thermal budgets etc. This post outlines five examples from literature of plasma and thermal processes done on Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology tools used for applications in healthcare. ZnO nanowire sensors fabricated using ALD …

Processes

Deposition – A question of choice

Atomic Layer deposition

Often the first question in any discussion on deposition processes is which technique is best suited. Often the answer to this question is clear, but in some cases it requires a detailed understanding of the application and production targets in order to give a qualified answer. Typical questions to understand which technique to use are: …

Technology

Atomic Scale Processing

Atomic Scale Processing cluster tool diagram

‘I, a universe of atoms, an atom in the universe’ Richard P. Feynman Everything we do involves the manipulation of atoms so what’s the big deal about Atomic Scale Processing? It is the creation or removal of material one atomic layer at a time that’s what, which I still find amazing. Consider a human hair, …