Tutorial Course Roster & Fees

You do not have to register for the TechCon or be a member of SVC to attend the Tutorial Courses.
Members receive an approximate 15% discount on tutorial course fees.
Full-time students receive substantially lower fees (Student ID card required). Tutorial course fees include entrance to the Exhibit Hall, admission to the Exhibit Reception on May 11, and the Beer Blast on May 12.

        


Tutorial Classification
The tutorial codes (V,C,M) indicate whether the emphasis of the tutorial is primarily on:
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.


FULL-DAY COURSE TIMES:
Monday, May 9 ONLY9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

All tutorial courses are full-day unless specified: AM (8:30 a.m. - noon) or PM (1:00 - 4:30 p.m.)


Monday, May 9  
C-103 Introduction to Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) Processes  S. Ismat Shah
Tutorial Fee Member: $670  |  Non-Member: $770  •   Student Fee Member: $165  |  Non-Member: $190
(includes text book) 

C-205 Introduction to Optical Coating Design  NEW!  Robert Sargent
Tutorial Fee Member: $585  |  Non-Member: $670  •   Student Fee Member: $80 |  Non-Member: $95

C-311 Thin Film Growth and Microstructure Evolution  Joe Greene
Tutorial Fee Member: $585  |  Non-Member: $670  •   Student Fee Member: $80 |  Non-Member: $95

C-323 High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering  Arutiun Ehiasarian & André Anders
Tutorial Fee Member: $585  |  Non-Member: $670  •   Student Fee Member: $80 |  Non-Member: $95

C-337 ITO and Alternative TCO: From Fundamentals to Controlling Properties  Clark Bright
Tutorial Fee Member: $585  |  Non-Member: $670  •   Student Fee Member: $80 |  Non-Member: $95

 

Tuesday, May 10
C-203 Sputter Deposition 2-Day Tutorial Course  Joe Greene
Tutorial Fee Member: $860  |  Non-Member: $995  •   Student Fee Member: $165 |  Non-Member: $190

V-204 Vacuum Systems, Materials, and Operation  John O’Hanlon
Tutorial Fee Member: $645  |  Non-Member: $740  •   Student Fee Member: $125 |  Non-Member: $145
(includes text book) 

C-217 Practical Production of Optical Thin Films  Ron Willey
Tutorial Fee Member: $645  |  Non-Member: $740  •   Student Fee Member: $125 |  Non-Member: $145
(includes text book) 

C-322 Characterization of Thin Films  Tom Christensen
Tutorial Fee Member: $585  |  Non-Member: $670  •   Student Fee Member: $80 |  Non-Member: $95

C-336 Transparent Gas Permeation Barriers on Flexible Substrates  John Fahlteich
Tutorial Fee Member: $585  |  Non-Member: $670 •   Student Fee Member: $80 |  Non-Member: $95

 

Wednesday, May 11
C-317 The Practice of Reactive Sputtering  Ralf Bandorf and Holger Gerdes
Tutorial Fee Member: $585  |  Non-Member: $670  •   Student Fee Member: $80 |  Non-Member: $95

C-333 Practice and Applications of High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering (HIPIMS) AM  
Ralf Bandorf & Arutiun Ehiasarian   CANCELLED
 

C-328 Properties and Applications of Tribological Coatings AM  Allan Matthews
Tutorial Fee Member: $435  |  Non-Member: $495  •   Student Fee Member: $60 |  Non-Member: $70

M-102 Introduction to Ellipsometry AM  James Hilfiker
Tutorial Fee Member: $435  |  Non-Member: $495  •   Student Fee Member: $60 |  Non-Member: $70

C-341 Processing on Flexible Glass – Challenges and Opportunities PM NEW!  Manuela Junghähnel
Tutorial Fee Member: $435  |  Non-Member: $495  •   Student Fee Member: $60 |  Non-Member: $70

 

Thursday, May 12
C-208 Sputter Deposition in Manufacturing  
David Glocker
Tutorial Fee Member: $585  |  Non-Member: $670  •   Student Fee Member: $80 |  Non-Member: $95

C-212 Troubleshooting for Thin Film Deposition Processes  Gary Ash
Tutorial Fee Member: $585  |  Non-Member: $670  •   Student Fee Member: $80 |  Non-Member: $95

V-208 Basic Analysis of Mass Spectrometer Spectra NEW!  Robert Langley
Tutorial Fee Member: $585  |  Non-Member: $670  •   Student Fee Member: $80 |  Non-Member: $95

C-210 Introduction to Plasma Processing Technology AM  Hana Baránková & Ladislav Bárdos
Tutorial Fee Member: $435  |  Non-Member: $495  •   Student Fee Member: $60 |  Non-Member: $70

C-306 Non-Conventional Plasma Sources and Methods in Processing Technology PM NEW!  
Hana Baránková & Ladislav Bárdos
Tutorial Fee Member: $435  |  Non-Member: $495  •   Student Fee Member: $60 |  Non-Member: $70

 

Friday, May 13
C-320 Diamond Like Carbon Coatings – from Basics to Industrial Realization AM
Thomas Schuelke & George Savva
Tutorial Fee Member: $435  |  Non-Member: $495  •   Student Fee Member: $60 |  Non-Member: $70

C-326 Manufacture of Precision Evaporative Optical Coatings AM  Jim Oliver  CANCELLED

C-316 Introduction to Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) Processes, Chemistries, and Applications AM  Brian Willis
Tutorial Fee Member: $435  |  Non-Member: $495  •   Student Fee Member: $60 |  Non-Member: $70


Discounts Offered to Multiple Registrants from one company.
SVC is offering a 25% discount on each Tutorial registration for two or more employees from the same company enrolling in the same tutorial course. (Note: this discount does not apply to the Student rate).

Note: For the discount listed above, you need to pay the full Tutorial Registration fees on the On-line Registration system. Then send an E-mail to svcinfo@svc.org and request the discounted fee. Discounts will be refunded after the TechCon. SVC reserves the right to cancel any Tutorial. If a Tutorial is cancelled, registrants will be notified and a full refund of the tuition will be made.

Tutorial Course Cancellation Policy
Tutorial course cancellations received on or before April 9, 2016 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 9, 2016. Please send your written cancellation request to svcinfo@svc.org or Fax: 505-856-6716.

TechCon Calendar

Conference May 9-13
Technical Program May 10-13
Education Program May 9-13
Equipment Exhibit
Wednesday, May 11 12pm-6pm
Thursday, May 12 10am-5pm