PSE 2016: lively industrial evening

Polygon Physics was represented at the biennial Plasma Surface Engineering (PSE) conference in Garmish-Partenkirchen from September 13 through September 15 2016. Very well organized, and an especially lively industrial evening, with good food and drinks, brought many...

ECOSS 2016: surface science very close to home

The annual European Conference on Surface Science 2016 was held in our home town Grenoble this year. A great opportunity for us to try for the first time live demonstrations of ion beams, and to have everybody on the Polygon Physics team visit the exhibition. Although...

SVTM 2016: many Belgian industrials in Nancy

We were happy to meet many Belgian industrials at the annual SVTM (Salon du Vide et des Traitements des Matériaux), which was held in Nancy this year. It was our third representation at the SVTM, and we brought one of our ion guns with us on display (IE gun) this...

Innovation Award for technology partner Bodycote

Getting ready for SVTM 2016 brings back fond memories of the 2015 edition in St. Etienne, where our technology partner Bodycote took home the A3TS Innovation Award. Read more about it in this article (in French) on the website of Traitements&Matériaux. Here an...

MIATEC-RSD 2015

Polygon Physics was represented at the 2015 joint MIATEC and RSD Conference with a talk, and also a booth at the exhibition. The event was held in Paris in the historic and impressive Conservatoire national des arts et métiers. MIATEC is the Magnetron, Ion processing...

ITFPC 2015 highlight: the ‘tube’

Some of you met us in Nancy last week at the industrial exhibition of the 7th International Conference on Innovations in Thin Film Processing and Characterization (ITFPC15). We also presented a poster on multi beam sputtering with ECR ion sources. The true highlight...