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Functional Thin Films


MEETING HISTORY: 2013 | 2014 | 2015

09:45 Registration in the foyer and Coffee in the Meeting Room

10:15 Welcome and Introduction
Dr Andrew Clayton, Glyndŵr University


Chair: Dr Andrew Clayton, Glyndŵr University

09:20 INVITED: Rapid optimisation techniques for thin-film materials and devices.
Dr Robert Treharne, Stephenson Institute for Renewable Energy, University of Liverpool, UK

10:50 In-line metal organic chemical vapour deposition process for solar cell production.
Dr Vincent Barrioz, Centre for Solar Energy Research, Glyndŵr University, UK

11:10 Advanced functional coatings using HIPIMS.
Holger Gerdes, Fraunhofer-Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST



Chair: Chair: Dr Russell Binions

11:50 INVITED: Solution processed Perovskite solar cells via scalable methods.
Dr James McGetrrick, Sustainable Product Engineering Centre for Innovative Functional Industrial Coatings, Swansea University, UK

12:20 Smart thin films for micro actuation, microfluidics and lab-on-chip applications.
Dr Richard Fu, Thin Film Centre, University of West Scotland, UK.

12:40 Ionized Jet Deposition – a new class of thin film deposition equipment.
Dr Petr Nozar, CNR IMEM, Italy and Francesco Vittori, Noivion srl, Italy

Delegates are encouraged to visit the exhibition during lunch, the poster session will be held in the exhibition area.


Chair: Dr Dr Robert Treharne

14:30 INVITED Advances in thermochromic Vanadium Dioxide thin films.
Dr Russell Binions, School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London, UK

15:00 New Agilent Cary 7000 Universal Measurement Spectrophotometer for Analysis of Thin Film Coatings.
Rob Wills, Agilent, UK

15:20 Abnormal materials photovoltaic and multiferroic effects tunnel in ferroelectric junctions.
Prof Marin Alexe, Department of Physics, Warwick University, UK.

15:40 Laser printing of organic light-emitting diode pixels by LIFT.
Dr James Shaw-Stewart, Faculty of Business, and Society, Coventry University, UK

Vacuum Symposium meetings are held alongside Vacuum Expo and Photonex exhibitions and the meeting programme will be prepared to allow all delegates sufficient time to visit these key industry events

Technical Programme Committee

Dr Dan Lamb (Organiser)
Centre for Solar Energy Research, Glyndŵr  University.

Dr Andrew Clayton (Organiser)
Centre for Solar Energy Research,  Glyndŵr University.

Hayley Brown
University of Surrey & PlasmaQuest.

Dr Mark Baker (Programme Chair)
Mechanical Engineering Sciences, University of Surrey

Prof Peter Kelly
Head of Surface Engineering Group, Manchester University

Dr Zoe Barber
Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge

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