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Why Early Facility Planning Pays Off

Purchasing a new deposition system involves much more than deciding on the right process, developing performance requirements, and defining system specifications. In the end, the equipment has to GO somewhere.
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Six Reasons to Have Your Custom-Designed Vacuum Deposition System Professionally Built

When your research needs are not met by catalog options, a first impulse might be to build your own custom-made vacuum deposition system. When you “Do It Yourself (DIY)” you get exactly what you want, right? Not necessarily.
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Meet the Team: Eric Nothnagel, Mechanical Engineering Manager

A wearer of many hats, Eric has experience in engineering, management, and sales support. As a big believer in the power of a team, Eric found PVD Products’ process very appealing from the start. Making a piece of capital manufacturing equipment involves a team effort, from engineering, test and assembly to the end user.
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We’re Hiring! PVD Products Hosts Careers Open House

PVD Products is growing, and adding to our team! We have several new positions available for junior, mid, and senior levels within the nanotechnology, machinery, semiconductor industries. We are seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer, Production Floor Supervisor, Mechanical Assembly Technician, and Final Test Engineer. And what better way to learn about our company than an open house? We’re opening our facility doors for those interested in working at PVD Products to learn about PVD’s process, tour the PVD facility, and discuss their career goals. Open House: A Career with PVD Products Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017 Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM Address: 35 Upton Dr Suite 200, Wilmington, MA 01887
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University of Leeds Spins Off a Company Based on Technology Developed in a PVD Product

June 10th: The University of Leeds spins off a company based on technology developed in a PVD Products PLD/MBE-2100 system using a fs laser. The group at Leeds has developed a new technique called Ultrafast Laser Plasma Implantation (ULPI). The company plans to use ULPI in a wide variety unique applications. More can be learned at the Ultramatis web site http://www.ultramatis.com/ PVD Products wishes the group the best of luck in their future work!
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PVD Products Receives Order from Lebedev Institute in Russia

May 15th, PVD Products receives order for PLD/MBE 2300 from Lebedev Institute in Russia.
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PVD Books Order for an 8" Sputtering System

April 15th: PVD Products books an order for an 8" Sputtering system. This system will include a rotating water cooled stage, loadlock and four 4" magnetrons. It will ship to a top university in China.
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PVD Products Ships 9,000 kg of Unique Thin Film Vacuum Deposition Equipment

April 15th: Today PVD Products shipped 9,000 kg of unique thin film vacuum deposition equipment. This system includes four vacuum chambers with reel to reel transport, two large electron beam evaporation sources, two RF ion sources, and a high temperature substrate heater. All this built to deposit epitaxial buffer layers on 12 mm wide metal tape 1 km long in just 8 hours. This is the largest tool PVD has built to date! We just hope it fits on the plane!
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PVD Products Receives Order from Princeton University

March 15th: PVD Products has just received an order from Princeton University for a unique large-area Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation/Resonant IR PLE deposition system. This system will include a multiple targets, a tunable IR Laser with ns pulse lengths, loadlock, and handle substrates 3" x 3" Square. It will be used for the deposition of various polymer thin films.
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PVD Awarded NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Contract

PVD Products has just been awarded a contract from NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center for a custom electron beam evaporation unit. This system will deposit pure and highly uniform molybdenum films onto eight 100-mm diameter wafers in one run. The devices manufactured by NASA will be used in x-ray focal plane arrays and incorporated into the Athena X-ray Observatory. http://www.the-athena-x-ray-observatory.eu/
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