Materials Solutions for Thin Films

Realizing customer-specific product and material solutions for thin-film processes


International team with an interdisciplinary training background and extensive know-how on various thin-film processes (ARC, sputtering, HIPIMS, EBEAM)

Many years of know-how in the development and manufacture of customer-specific sputtering targets (material, microstructure, geometries)

Extensive machinery for processing special materials and manufacturing production materials for thin-film processes: hot and cold pressing systems, sintering, annealing and debinding furnaces, machining, wire and spark erosion, PIM injection molding machines, Spark plasma sintering system (SPS)

Glovebox, compounder and grinding and mixing systems for the production of tailor-made powder formulations. Test and inspection equipment for the characterization and quality inspection of initial samples, prototypes, and series products (energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDX), scanning electron microscope (REM))

Technical infrastructure for various bonding technologies (indium, high temperature, gluing, diffusion bonding. Experiences from knowledge of more than 10,000 already tested compositions

In-house warehouse with more than 500 different powder materials


Analyzing customer requirements and defining material and process-related parameters

Development of requirement-specific recipes from a wide range of powder materials (metals, ceramic materials, alloys, oxides, nitrides, carbides, borides and sulfides)

Design of microstructures and thermophysical properties to increase performance

Development of recycling concepts for high-priced raw materials, design and implementation of customer-specific target geometries to optimize utilization and process stability

Performing powder synthesis of compounds not available on the market, testing and characterizing material properties

Executing and documenting customer-specific quality inspection regulations

Rapid screening of possible solution scenarios based on broad experience and knowledge databases in the field of powder technology

Creation of feasibility studies and decision aids based on them for the development of customer-specific targets


ESS - Targets - Tube targets - Electrically conductive targets

Sputter Targets

Our state-of-the-art sputtertargets. Please ask for customized solutions.

Neutron Absorbers

The material can be modified to become electrically conductive.