PVD Products Licenses Technology from The Ohio State University for Exclusive Deposition Technology Development

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PVD Products and The Ohio State University enter an exclusive licensing agreement for thin film deposition technology.

PVD Products is excited to serve the materials research community by adding this new capability to our existing line of high quality sputtering systems.

PVD Products, Inc. (http://www.pvdproducts.com) and The Ohio State University have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement for thin film deposition technology developed in the University’s Department of Physics. Through this agreement, PVD Products will commercialize patent-pending Ohio State technology for deposition of high quality thin films via sputtering.

PVD Products is a leading manufacturer of custom thin film deposition systems, reel-to-reel deposition equipment for the coated-conductor market, and combinatorial deposition tools for rapid process development. The company has extensive experience working with universities and supporting their research needs. "The ever-accelerating pace of materials discovery is driven by performance demands in several markets, and new methods in thin film deposition enable such research," says Dr. Larry Scipioni, Chief Technology Officer of PVD Products.

According to Ohio State’s Dr. Fengyuan Yang, inventor of the method, "This innovative technology based on off-axis sputtering has been demonstrated to grow epitaxial films of a broad variety of complex oxides, Heusler alloys, and intermetallic compounds, with state-of-the-art crystalline quality that rivals that of MBE and PLD grown films. This capability enables the development of novel materials and devices that demand high quality materials in research communities including physics, chemistry, materials sciences, and engineering as well as industry research and development."

"PVD Products is excited to serve the materials research community by adding this new capability to our existing line of high quality sputtering systems,” says Dr. Scipioni.

About PVD Products
PVD Products, Inc. designs and manufactures unique thin film deposition systems and components for material scientists and process engineers. We build magnetron sputtering, Pulsed Laser Deposition, electron beam evaporation, CVD and PECVD systems. We serve both R&D and production applications. In addition to our existing line of standard deposition products and thin film services, we provide customized systems tailored to our customers' specific needs. PVD Products provides equipment and services to customers around the world, including universities, national labs, start-ups, and Fortune 500 companies.

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President, PVD Products
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