Tutorial Course Roster & Fees

Tutorial Classification
V - VACUUM TECHNOLOGY
C - VACUUM COATING DEPOSITION PROCESSES AND TECHNOLOGY
M - MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS
The tutorial number indicates the level of topic specialization. Lower numbers are basic or introductory in nature, and higher numbers are a more specialized treatment of a specific topic.

Times
FULL-DAY COURSE TIMES: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
HALF-DAY COURSE TIMES: AM (8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) and PM (1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
All courses are full-day unless specified AM or PM.

Fees
Tutorial registrants receive complimentary admission to the exhibition and are eligible to receive a free one day pass to the technical conference on either Tuesday, May 8 or Wednesday, May 9. Advance registration required.

Discounted tutorial course fees apply to Technical Conference attendees.

Student fees apply to those enrolled as students in degree/certificate granting institutions.

Other discounts apply as noted.


Saturday, May 5  
C-103 Introduction to Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) Processes  S. Ismat Shah
Fee with Conference: $525  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240

C-205 Introduction to Optical Coating Design  Robert Sargent
Fee with Conference: $525
  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240

C-208A Sputter Deposition for Aerospace Applications NEW!  David Glocker
Fee with Conference: $525  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240

C-329 Properties and Applications of Tribological Coatings  NEW!  Gary Doll and Allan Matthews
Fee with Conference: $525
  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240

C-341 Processing on Flexible Glass – Challenges and Opportunities  Manuela Junghähnel
Fee with Conference: $525
  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240


Sunday, May 6
C-207 Evaporation as a Deposition Process Abe Belkind
Fee with Conference: $525  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240

C-217 Practical Production of Optical Thin Films  Ron Willey
Fee with Conference: $625
  |  No Conference: $750  •   Student Fee with Conference: $290  |  No Conference: $340
(includes text book) 

C-311A Thin to Thick Films: Growth and Microstructure Evolution  NEW!  Joe Greene
Fee with Conference: $525
  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240

C-337 Fundamentals to Applications of ITO and Alternative TCO: From Aerospace to iPhones  Clark Bright
Fee with Conference: $525
  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240

C-342 Thin Film Photovoltaic Solar Cells  Timothy Gessert
Fee with Conference: $525  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240


Monday, May 7
C-203 Sputter Deposition 2-Day Tutorial Course  (Monday, May 7 & Tuesday, May 8)  Joe Greene
Fee with Conference: $800  |  No Conference: $1060  •   Student Fee with Conference: $300  |  No Conference: $400

C-204 Basics of Vacuum Web Coating  Donald J. McClure
Fee with Conference: $525  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240

C-218 Advanced Design of Optical Thin Films  Ron Willey
Fee with Conference: $605  |  No Conference: $735  •   Student Fee with Conference: $275  |  No Conference: $325
(includes text book)

C-320 Diamond Like Carbon Coatings – from Basics to Industrial Realization  PM
George Savva, Lars Haubold, Martin Keunecke, Christian Stein
Fee with Conference: $370
  |  No Conference: $430  •   Student Fee with Conference: $120  |  No Conference: $140

C-340 Plastic Optics - Coatings and Antireflective Structures  AM  Ulrike Schultz
Fee with Conference: $370  |  No Conference: $430  •   Student Fee with Conference: $120  |  No Conference: $140

*VT-201 High Vacuum Systems and Operation  John O'Hanlon
Fee with Conference: $670  |  No Conference: $798  •   Student Fee with Conference: $335  |  No Conference: $385
(includes text book)


Tuesday, May 8
C-306 Non-Conventional Plasma Sources and Methods in Processing Technology  Hana Baránková and Ladislav Bárdos
Fee with Conference: $525  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240

C-322A Characterization of Thick Films, Thin Films and Surfaces  NEW!  Tom Christensen
Fee with Conference: $525  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240

M-102 Introduction to Ellipsometry  PM  James Hilfiker
Fee with Conference: $370  |  No Conference: $430  •   Student Fee with Conference: $120  |  No Conference: $140

V-207 Operation and Maintenance of Production Vacuum Systems  Robert Langley
Fee with Conference: $525  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240


Wednesday, May 9
C-212 Troubleshooting for Thin Film Deposition Processes  Mike Miller
Fee with Conference: $525  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240

C-317 Reactive Sputter Deposition  Joe Greene
Fee with Conference: $525  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240

C-323A HIPIMS  Arutiun Ehiasarian
Fee with Conference: $525  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240

*VT-203 Residual Gas Analyzers and Analysis  John O'Hanlon
Fee with Conference: $670  |  No Conference: $798  •   Student Fee with Conference: $335  |  No Conference: $385
(includes text book)


Thursday, May 10
C-316 Introduction to Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) Processes, Chemistries, and Applications AM  Brian Willis
Fee with Conference: $370  |  No Conference: $430  •   Student Fee with Conference: $120  |  No Conference: $140


*Register for both VT-201 and VT-203 and receive a $125 discount.

Tutorial Course Cancellation Policy
Tutorial course cancellations received on or before April 6, 2018 will be refunded. Refunds will be made upon receipt of a written notice, less a $25 service fee for each cancelled tutorial course. No refunds will be made after April 6, 2018. Please send your written cancellation request to svcinfo@svc.org.

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