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Seventeenth International Conference on Reactive Sputter Deposition 2018

  Ghent, Belgium - 6 - 7 Dec 2018

Interested in RSD2019 ? This will take place in Braunschweig (Germany) and will be organized by the Fraunhofer-Institut für Schicht- und Oberflächentechnik IST

JOIN the company visit on Wednesday December 5th. See registration.

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Invited speakers


For this year the scientific committee has selected the following persons for plenary and invited speaker.

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Plenary speaker

  • Professor Allan Matthews (The University of Manchester, United Kingdom)
    "Property and Evaluation Considerations for the Development of Tribological Coatings" ABSTRACT


Invited speakers

    • Dr. Alberto Palmero, Institute of Materials Science of Seville (Spain)
      "Magnetron Sputtering Deposition of Porous Thin Films at Oblique Geometries: Fundamentals and Applications" ABSTRACT


    • Dr. Mats Ahlgren, Sandvik Coromant (Sweden)
      Design of PVD coatings for cutting tools." ABSTRACT


    • Dr. Nikola Radić, Ruđer Bošković Institute (Croatia)
      Magnetron Sputtered Thin Films for Green Energy" ABSTRACT


    • Professor Kai Nordlund, University of Helsinki (Finland)
      Insights on sputtering from molecular dynamics simulations" ABSTRACT