Technical Articles

Challenges for Non-Ideal Atomic Layer Deposition Processes and Systems
By J.R. Gaines, Technical Director of Education for Kurt J. Lesker Company

Vacuum-Enabled Thin Film Deposition Advances Energy Storage Technologies
By J.R. Gaines, Technical Director of Education for Kurt J. Lesker Company

Practical Vacuum: Good Design, Procedures and Maintenance Equals Good Vacuum

By Dick Amos and Simon Bruce, BOC Edwards Crawley, West Sussex, UK

Dry Mechanical Vacuum Pumps for Vacuum Degassing

By Vic Cheetham, BOC Edwards

Considerations for Primary Vacuum Pumping in Mass Spectrometry Systems
By A.D. Chew, A. Cameron, D. Goodwin, J. Hamilton, T. Hawley-Jones, P. Meares, J. Pumfrey, J. Ramsden, and D. Steele, BOC Edwards

Increase Vacuum Processing Throughput and Yield Using Advanced Downstream Pressure Controlled Methods
By P.M. Cederstav, Nor-Cal Products, Inc.

Submission Guidelines for Technical Articles

 If you would like to submit a technical article to be placed on the AVEM Web Site, please follow the instructions below. The article will remain on the AVEM Web Site for an indefinite time.  There is no charge to post a technical article. However there is a one-time fee of $185 if you would like to add your logo and URL link to the article.

1.  Format a header for the article, or use this MS Word template

(Arial 15 point Bold  All CAPS)

Reprinted with permission from (name of organization or publication) – if applicable
(Arial 10 point U/L case) 

Title of Article
(Arial 14 point Bold U/L case)

 Author name(s), affiliation of author(s)
(Arial 12 point U/L case) 

Company Logo: Logo can link to company Web site or the URL can be linked.

  1. Start article.

  2. Make sure that your company logo or Web address is linked to your Web Site before step #3.

  3. Submit a PDF file that is unlocked. AVEM may need to edit the header. AVEM will lock the PDF before placing it on the AVEM Website.

  4. Send the PDF file to AVEM at aveminfo@avem.org.

  5. Specify the section that the article should be listed under. The options are:

    ·         Vacuum Pumps
    ·         Vacuum Instrumentation
    ·         Vacuum Hardware
    ·         Vacuum Systems
    ·         Vacuum Deposition Systems
    ·         Vacuum Deposition Components

  1. The Technical Articles section of the AVEM website is reserved for articles that have technical merit. If you wish to post News Releases, you must be a member. Members may submit news releases for the news section to avemexecsec@avem.org.
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