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Veeco to Present Optical Thin Film Manufacturing Solutions at SVC Techcon 2013

Plainview, NY – April 1, 2013 -- Veeco Instruments Inc. will be presenting at the 2013 SVC TechCon on Thursday, April 25, 2013 in Providence, Rhode Island.  The conference is organized by the Society of Vacuum Coaters, and provides an opportunity to share the latest information on vacuum coating manufacturing processes and new materials for emerging applications.

James Kraus, Optical Systems Staff Applications Engineer at Veeco, will discuss Improving Throughput of Ion Beam Sputtered Optical Films.  Mr. Kraus has over 12 years of processing experience with Veeco’s SPECTOR® Ion Beam Deposition (IBD) systems. He will review the latest advances in ion beam sputtering, which has been the technology of choice for leading edge optical coating manufacturing for more than three decades. New developments in IBD systems for high volume production of optical films, including increased throughput and exceptional film quality, will be discussed. 

Veeco is the recognized industry leader in IBD for the optical industry with a worldwide installed base of over 200 systems. The SPECTOR-HT™ IBD System offers unparalleled throughput advantages, and a cost-effective platform compared to competing optical deposition technologies, such as physical vapor deposition (PVD), evaporative coatings or ion assisted deposition.

About Veeco

Veeco’s process equipment solutions enable the manufacture of LEDs, optical coatings, power electronics, hard drives, MEMS and wireless chips.  We are the market leader in MOCVD, MBE, Ion Beam and other advanced thin film process technologies.  Our high performance systems drive innovation in energy efficiency, consumer electronics and network storage and allow our customers to maximize productivity and achieve lower cost of ownership.  For information on our company, products and worldwide service and support, please visit



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