Tag: Plasma

Corporate, Events

Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan and Oxford Instruments (OI), UK: The voyage of discovery continues

It was recently my privilege to attend the signing of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) between ITRI and OI for a second time. The first part of the journey started for me back in 2011 with the signing of an MOU between the two organisations. With OI and ITRI priding themselves on both being technological …

Processes

I got 99 problems, but an etch ain’t one

Plasma etch 101 part 2

Following my previous blog post I hope you have created a good etch mask…do not get me started again on masks…so what else do we need to consider? Well, when I was conducting research for my PhD, my supervisor said the first thing to do every day is to make a small sacrifice to the …

Technology

The evolution of technology – Changing the art of the possible

Image of smartphone

Technology is integrated in our lives today in ways that seem natural, yet must seem so surprising to earlier generations.  Although, I should also say that I think that sometimes we really should be without our technology – too much focus can also hinder our appreciation of the world around us.  So, keeping it in …

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 …

Processes

Plasma Etch 101 – Mask, Mask, Mask

Plasma Etch 101 - part 1

Plasma etching can be a difficult, complex procedure but by following a few simple rules you can greatly increase the chance of achieving the results you need. I would challenge anyone who has ever performed plasma etching to say with all honestly, hand on heart, that they have never ever had any problems with their …

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 …

Inside Plasma

A creative and innovative place to work

Lightbulb idea with colorful paper

Choosing the right company to have an interesting, enjoyable and fulfilling career is an important decision. The team at Plasma Technology created this video especially for you, to give you an insight into what it is like to have a career with us. Using their own words they describe how it feels to work here. …

Inside Plasma

Welcome to the Plasma Technology Blog

Blog icon on Keyboard

We’ve created this blog for everyone interested in all things Plasma Technology. Whether it’s Plasma Etch, PECVD, Ion Beam Etch, 2D Materials such as Graphene or you’re just generally interested in what we do then please join us every Wednesday for our latest blog. Our blogs will be brought to you by our highly knowledgeable …