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: Weekdays 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
HALF-DAY COURSE TIMES: Weekdays AM (9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.) and PM (2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.)
Sunday: PM 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

All courses are full-day unless specified AM or PM.

Fees
Complimentary admission to the exhibition and to the morning keynote technical presentations is included with tutorial course fees. Tutorial registrants are eligible to receive a free one day pass to the technical conference on either Tuesday, April 30 or Wednesday, May 1. Advance registration for tutorial courses is required.

  • Discounted tutorial course fees apply to Technical Conference attendees.
  • Student fees apply to those enrolled as students in degree/certificate granting institutions.


Saturday, April 27  
C-103 An 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-208 Sputter Deposition for Industrial Applications  David Glocker
VIEW COURSE INTRODUCTION
Fee with Conference: $525  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240

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

VT-220 Practical Guide to Vacuum Systems Using a Trainer System  New!  Tom Johnson
VIEW COURSE INTRODUCTION
Fee with Conference: $625
  |  No Conference: $750  •   Student Fee with Conference: $450  |  No Conference: $500


Sunday, April 28
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
VIEW COURSE INTRODUCTION
Fee with Conference: $625
  |  No Conference: $750  •   Student Fee with Conference: $290  |  No Conference: $340
(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-323 Fundamentals of High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering (HIPIMS)  Arutiun Ehiasarian
Fee with Conference: $525  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240

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

VT-220 Practical Guide to Vacuum Systems Using a Trainer System  New!  Tom Johnson
VIEW COURSE INTRODUCTION
Fee with Conference: $625
  |  No Conference: $750  •   Student Fee with Conference: $450  |  No Conference: $500


Monday, April 29
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-333 Practice and Applications of High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering  Arutiun Ehiasarian and Ralf Bandorf
Fee with Conference: $525  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240

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) Register for both VT-201 and VT-203 and you will receive a $125 discount on the combined cost of both courses.

VT-230 Design and Specification of Vacuum Deposition Systems  New!  Rob Belan
Fee with Conference: $525  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240


Tuesday, April 30
C-203 Sputter Deposition 2-Day Tutorial Course  (Tuesday, April 30 and Wednesday, May 1)  Joe Greene
Fee with Conference: $800  |  No Conference: $1060  •   Student Fee with Conference: $300  |  No Conference: $400

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

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

C-341 Processing on Flexible Glass – Challenges and Opportunities  AM  Manuela Junghähnel
Fee with Conference: $370  |  No Conference: $430  •   Student Fee with Conference: $120  |  No Conference: $140

M-201 Flexible Electronics  New!  PM  Chris Muratore
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 1
C-210 Introduction to Plasma Processing Technology  AM  Hana Baránková and Ladislav Bárdos
Fee with Conference: $370  |  No Conference: $430  •   Student Fee with Conference: $120  |  No Conference: $140

C-220 Introduction to 2D Materials  New!  PM  Chris Muratore
Fee with Conference: $370  |  No Conference: $430  •   Student Fee with Conference: $120  |  No Conference: $140

C-306 Non-Conventional Plasma Sources and Methods in Processing Technology  PM  Hana Baránková and Ladislav Bárdos
Fee with Conference: $370  |  No Conference: $430  •   Student Fee with Conference: $120  |  No Conference: $140

C-316 Introduction to Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) Processes, Chemistries, and Applications  Brian Willis
Fee with Conference: $525  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240
Expanded to a full-day course.

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

*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) Register for both VT-201 and VT-203 and you will receive a $125 discount on the combined cost of both courses.


Thursday, May 2
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-212 Troubleshooting for Thin Film Deposition Processes  Mike Miller
Fee with Conference: $525  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240

M-205 Craftmanship of Ophthalmic Coatings  New!  Georg Mayer
Fee with Conference: $250  |  No Conference: $250  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $190

C-311 Thin Film Nucleation, Growth and Microstructure Evolution  Joe Greene
Fee with Conference: $525
  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240

M-120 Design of Experiments  New!  Jeremy Grace
Fee with Conference: $525  |  No Conference: $650  •   Student Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $240


Tutorial Course Cancellation Policy
Tutorial course cancellations received on or before March 31, 2019 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 March 31, 2019. Please send your written cancellation request to svcinfo@svc.org.

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