The Foundations of Vacuum Coating Technology
  • Release Date : 21 August 2018
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 378 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128130858
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Download or read book entitled The Foundations of Vacuum Coating Technology by author: Donald M. Mattox which was release on 21 August 2018 and published by William Andrew with total page 378 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. The Foundations of Vacuum Coating Technology, Second Edition, is a revised and expanded version of the first edition, which was published in 2003. The book reviews the histories of the various vacuum coating technologies and expands on the history of the enabling technologies of vacuum technology, plasma technology, power supplies, and low-pressure plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition. The melding of these technologies has resulted in new processes and products that have greatly expanded the application of vacuum coatings for use in our everyday lives. The book is unique in that it makes extensive reference to the patent literature (mostly US) and how it relates to the history of vacuum coating. The book includes a Historical Timeline of Vacuum Coating Technology and a Historical Timeline of Vacuum/Plasma Technology, as well as a Glossary of Terms used in the vacuum coating and surface engineering industries. History and detailed descriptions of Vacuum Deposition Technologies Review of Enabling Technologies and their importance to current applications Extensively referenced text Patents are referenced as part of the history Historical Timelines for Vacuum Coating Technology and Vacuum/Plasma Technology Glossary of Terms for vacuum coating