Optical Thin Film Software is a
suite of Windows programs for designing, manufacturing, and
measuring optical thin film coatings. Optical coatings are applied to
glass and other surfaces by high vacuum deposition. FilmStar is
distinguished by its ease-of-use and connectivity to monitoring
instruments and spectrometers. FilmStar stands alone in the ability
of its users to customize and automate.
a standalone version of FilmStar MEASURE,
marketed to chemists and spectroscopists and supporting UV/Vis/IR data
acquisition and analysis from current and legacy PerkinElmer and other models. With its built-in development tools, Scantraq provides a
powerful alternative to the software supplied by instrument
manufacturers. Agilent (HP) 8453 users may be surprised to know that serial (USB) is
Excel extends optical coating
Laser Focus World April 2014
savvy Excel users accomplish more with optical thin film
design and measurement software. Sure, there's some
learning involved, but that's the price of productivity!
Read the article and
Excel workbooks to try for yourself. You have Excel,
so why not do more with it?
When productivity is essential, follow the Fivefold Path to coating success:
MEASURE, ARCHIVE, ANALYZE, OPTIMIZE, AUTOMATE.
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to discover how FilmStar benefits organizations and recharges careers in optical
thin films. When success involves automation, FilmStar
makes it easy as shown on
What about R&D? Modules like the FilmStar Workbook
provide means to analyze and optimize designs with unique requirements.
Click here for an example! FilmStar's
supports up to 32K layers utilizing up to 32K materials.
PerkinElmer Frontier FTIR...FTG simplifies FTIR operation and supports QA automation with its
server is compatible with all PE FTIR models after GX.
Optical engineers should specify the Optica model and
983 comparison. And of course, FilmStar MEASURE runs
most PE spectrophotometers (as well as other models),
both new and legacy.
The FTG Spectrum 10 Server supports other software,
notably Excel as in
to learn more about the stability of FTIR and other
Inficon IC6...With 50 processes and 200 layers per
process (up from 250 TOTAL in the IC/5) why would
anyone type in multilayers with the IC6 keypad? That's
slow and error-prone, really demanding a second person
to review entries. IC/4/5 models are also
supported and the software (FilmStar
CRYSTAL) is now offered in a standalone version. COM/LAN interfaces allow you to upload multiple
deposition controllers with one computer. Download our
free software for logging and
plotting deposition data (thickness, rate, power).
a new coating chamber? Want higher yields? Need to train technicians
and engineers? Wondering if automation can lower costs? Get the
help you need from a qualified thin film consultant!
ThinFilmExperts.com is an
association of recognized experts in high vacuum thin film technology,
emphasizing but not limited to optical coating. Each Expert offers
it's more important than ever to solve problems, implement new
solutions, and upgrade capabilities as quickly and economically as
possible. Contact an Expert today!
Practical Design and Production
of Optical Thin Films
Ron Willey, Instructor
This one-week course, intended for both new
and experienced coating engineers, utilizes FilmStar in design and
2-6 June 2014, Charlevoix, MI USA
8-12 September 2014, Charlevoix, MI USA
12-16 January 2015, Amsterdam, Netherlands
For further information please contact Ron Willey
(+1 231-237-9392) or visit willeyoptical.com.
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