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: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
HALF-DAY COURSE TIMES: AM (9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.) and PM (2:00 p.m. - 5:30 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 21 or Wednesday, April 22. 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 18

B-101 Creating a Business From Your Idea, Product, or Service  John T. Felts
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

C-103 An Introduction to Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) Processes  S. Ismat Shah
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

C-208 Sputter Deposition for Industrial Applications  David Glocker
VIEW COURSE INTRODUCTION
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

C-217 Practical Production of Optical Thin Films  Ron Willey
VIEW COURSE INTRODUCTION
Fee with Conference: $665
  |  No Conference: $790
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $330  |  No Conference: $380
(includes text book)

C-230 PVD Processing of Plastics for Better Protection, Reflection, and Decoration  Gary Vergason
Fee with Conference: $565
  |  No Conference: $690
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

C-260 Organic Electronics - The Future is Bright  Akhil Vohra
Fee with Conference: $565
  |  No Conference: $690
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

C-333 Practice and Applications of High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering  Arutiun Ehiasarian and Ralf Bandorf
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student Fee/Young Member with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

VT-220 Practical Guide to Vacuum Systems   Tom Johnson
VIEW COURSE INTRODUCTION
Fee with Conference: $665
  |  No Conference: $790
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $490  |  No Conference: $540
Not available to Sponsored Students.


Sunday, April 19
B-110 Getting the Most Value out of Marketing without Spinning your Wheels  Jocelyne O. McGeever
Fee with Conference: $565
  |  No Conference: $690
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

C-204 Basics of Vacuum Web Coating  Donald J. McClure
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

C-205 Introduction to Optical Coating Design  Robert Sargent
Fee with Conference: $565
  |  No Conference: $690
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

C-270 Coatings, Thin Films and Surface Solutions for Biomedical Applications: An overview of market trends, synthesis and characterization  PM  Jeffrey D. Hettinger and Shahram Amini
Fee with Conference: $410
  |  No Conference: $470
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $160  |  No Conference: $180

C-323 Fundamentals of High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering (HIPIMS)  Arutiun Ehiasarian
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

C-337 ITO and Alternative TCO: From Fundamentals to Controlling Properties Clark Bright
Fee with Conference: $565
  |  No Conference: $690
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

VT-220 Practical Guide to Vacuum Systems   Tom Johnson
VIEW COURSE INTRODUCTION
Fee with Conference: $665
  |  No Conference: $790
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $490  |  No Conference: $540
Not available to Sponsored Students.


Monday, April 20

B-120 Introduction to Patents and Trademarks  Pamela Boling
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student /Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

B-130 Doing Business Successfully in the U.S. as a Foreign Entity  Jocelyne O. McGeever
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student /Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

C-207 Evaporation as a Deposition Process Abe Belkind
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student /Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

C-212 Troubleshooting for Thin Film Deposition Processes  Mike Miller
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student /Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

C-322A Characterization of Thick Films, Thin Films and Surfaces  Tom Christensen
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student /Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

VT-201 High Vacuum Systems and Operation  John O'Hanlon
Fee with Conference: $690  |  No Conference: $815
Student /Young Member Fee with Conference: $355  |  No Conference: $405
(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.


Tuesday, April 21

C-218 Advanced Design of Optical Thin Films  Ron Willey
VIEW COURSE INTRODUCTION
Fee with Conference: $665  |  No Conference: $790
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $330  |  No Conference: $380
(includes text book)

C-316 Introduction to Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) Processes, Chemistries, and Applications  Brian Willis
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student /Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

C-320 Diamond-like Carbon Coatings – From Basics to Industrial Realization  AM
George Savva, Lars Haubold, Martin Keunecke, Christian Stein
Fee with Conference: $410
  |  No Conference: $470
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $160  |  No Conference: $180

C-329 Properties and Applications of Tribological Coatings  Gary Doll and Allan Matthews
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student /Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

C-338 Application of Reactive Sputtering  Ralf Bandorf
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

M-102 Introduction to Ellipsometry  PM  James Hilfiker
Fee with Conference: $410  |  No Conference: $470
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $160  |  No Conference: $180

*VT-203 Residual Gas Analyzers and Analysis  John O'Hanlon
Fee with Conference: $690  |  No Conference: $815
Student /Young Member Fee with Conference: $355  |  No Conference: $405
(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  Rob Belan
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student /Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280


Wednesday, April 22

C-208 Sputter Deposition for Industrial Applications  David Glocker
VIEW COURSE INTRODUCTION
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

C-240 Fundamentals of Ion Beam Sputtering  Jim Topper
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student /Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

C-340 Plastic Optics - Coatings and Antireflective Structures  AM  Ulrike Schulz
Fee with Conference: $410  |  No Conference: $470
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $160  |  No Conference: $180

C-341 Processing on Flexible Glass – Challenges and Opportunities  PM  Manuela Junghähnel
Fee with Conference: $410  |  No Conference: $470
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $160  |  No Conference: $180

M-120 Design of Experiments for R&D  Jeremy Grace
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student /Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

M-205 Craftmanship of Ophthalmic Coatings  Georg Mayer
Fee with Conference: $250  |  No Conference: $250
Student /Young Member Fee with Conference: $190  |  No Conference: $190

M-210 Introduction to Solid-State Thin Film Batteries  AM  J. R. Gaines
Fee with Conference: $410  |  No Conference: $470
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $160  |  No Conference: $180

V-207 Operation and Maintenance of Production Vacuum Systems  Robert Langley
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student /Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280


Thursday, April 23
C-210 Introduction to Plasma Processing Technology  AM  Hana Baránková and Ladislav Bárdos
Fee with Conference: $410  |  No Conference: $470
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $160  |  No Conference: $180

C-212 Troubleshooting for Thin Film Deposition Processes  Mike Miller
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student /Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

C-220 Introduction to 2D Materials  PM  Chris Muratore
Fee with Conference: $410  |  No Conference: $470
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $160  |  No Conference: $180

C-250 Introduction to Pulsed Laser Deposition  James A. Greer
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student /Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

C-306 Non-Conventional Plasma Sources and Methods in Processing Technology  PM  Hana Baránková and Ladislav Bárdos
Fee with Conference: $410  |  No Conference: $470
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $160  |  No Conference: $180

M-110 Introduction to X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy  Matthew Linford
Fee with Conference: $565  |  No Conference: $690
Student /Young Member Fee with Conference: $230  |  No Conference: $280

M-201 Flexible Electronics  AM  Chris Muratore
Fee with Conference: $410  |  No Conference: $470
Student/Young Member Fee with Conference: $160  |  No Conference: $180


Tutorial Course Cancellation Policy
Tutorial course cancellations received on or before March 20, 2020 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 20, 2020. Please send your written cancellation request to svcinfo@svc.org.

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