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50 Years of Vacuum Coating Technology

50 Years of Vacuum Coating Technology

and the Growth of the Society of Vacuum Coaters

Edited by Donald M. Mattox and Vivienne Harwood Mattox
Society of Vacuum Coaters, 2007  ISBN 978-1-878068-27-9

This book is divided into three sections:
Section I is devoted to Developments in Vacuum Coating Technology and its Applications.  It covers the technical and engineering developments of a wide range of types of vacuum coating.  The equipment associated with the deposition of the coatings is also addressed.  Section II tells the story of the Growth of the Society of Vacuum Coaters and addresses the history, operation, and governance of the Society as it has evolved over the past 50 years.  Section III covers the SVC Foundation that was founded in 2002.

The 21 chapters in Section I cover the following topics:
The History of Optical Coatings
Decorative Coatings
History of Vacuum Roll Coating
History of Large Area Coatings
Vacuum Coating Technology and Optical Storage Media
PVD Processes for Depositing Hard Tribological Coatings
Review of Transparent Conductive Oxides (TCO)
Large Area Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition
Advances in Optical Coatings Stimulated by the Development of Deposition Techniques and the Control of Ion Bombardment
Smart Materials - Dynamically Switchable Windows and Displays
High-Reflection Coatings
50 Years of Subatmospheric and Vacuum Technology for Vacuum Coating
An Overview of Plasma Processes
Electron Beam Evaporation
Sputtering Sources
A Brief Modern History of Cathodic Arc Coating
Power Supplies for Vacuum Coating
A Brief History of the Thermal Mass Flow Meter and Controller
Atmospheric Plamsa Technology for Coating
Bombardment Effects on Adhesion and Film Growth
Surface Preparation for Vacuum Surfaces and Vacuum Coating

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