Meet us at ICMCTF 2018 in San Diego

The International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films (ICMCTF) is the premier international conference on thin-film deposition, characterization, and advanced surface engineering. This year Plansee will be again exhibiting and presenting the newest products.

Plansee’s technical experts will be also participating with the following oral contributions and posters during the scope of the conference:

  • (B5-1-1) Effect of Boron on the Mechanical Properties, especially Fracture Toughness, of TiN, R. Hahn, CDL-AOS at TU Wien, Austria; M. Bartosik, A. Tymoszuk, TU Wien, Austria;P. Polcik, Plansee Composite Materials GmbH, Germany; M. Arndt, Oerlikon Balzers, Oerlikon Surface Solutions AG, Liechtenstein; P.H. Mayrhofer, TU Wien, Austria
  • (B5-2-7) Improved Mechanical Properties and Thermal Stability of Ti-Al-N through Alloying with La-borides, H. Asanuma, Mitsubishi Materials Corporation, Austria; P. Polcik, S. Kolozsvari, Plansee Composite Materials GmbH, Germany; F.F. Klimashin, H. Riedl, P.H. Mayrhofer, TU Wien, Institute of Materials Science and Technology, Austria
  • (G6-7) Oxygen Diffusion Pathways in High Temperature Oxidation Resistant TiAl-N/Mo-Si-B Multilayer Coatings, E. Aschauer, CDL-AOS at TU Wien, Austria; P. Felfer, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany; M. Arndt, Oerlikon Balzers, Oerlikon Surface Solutions AG, Liechtenstein; P. Polcik, Plansee Composite Materials GmbH, Germany; H. Riedl, CDL-AOS at TU Wien, Austria; P.H. Mayrhofer, Institute of Materials Science and Technology, TU Wien, Austria
  • (B6-1) Ab Initio Inspired Design of Ternary Boride Thin Films, V. Moraes, D. Holec, CDL-AOS at TU Wien, Austria; H. Bolvardi,Oerlikon Balzers, Oerlikon Surface Solutions AG, Liechtenstein; P. Polcik, Plansee Composite Materials GmbH, Germany; H. Riedl, P.H. Mayrhofer, CDL-AOS at TU Wien, Austria
  • (B1-4-6) Plasma Generation and Coating Composition from Ti-C, Ti-Al, and Ti-W Cathodes used in DC Vacuum Arc, I. Zhirkov, Linköping University, Sweden; P. Polcik, S. Kolozsvári, Plansee Composite Materials GmbH, Germany; J. Rosen, Linköping University, Sweden
  • (BP-9) Influence of Ti on the Phase Stability of Magnetron Sputtered Mo-Si-B Thin Films, E. Aschauer, H. Riedl, CDL-AOS at TU Wien, Austria; H. Bolvardi, Oerlikon Balzers, Oerlikon Surface Solutions AG, Liechtenstein; P. Polcik, Plansee Composite Materials GmbH, Germany; P.H. Mayrhofer, Institute of Materials Science and Technology, TU Wien, Austria

Regarding the newest products, Plansee will introduce you to the following "hot topics":

  • HEA (High-Entropy-Alloys)
  • A new world of Boride target materials
  • Aluminium containing targets based on intermetallic compounds

Visit us at our booth #222 from April 23-27 in Town & Country Hotel & Convention Center in San Diego. Our technical experts will be happy to have interesting discussions with you and will listen to your new ideas, to create the next generation of targets for you.

Find more information about the ICMCTF here.


Plansee is the leading supplier for high quality powdermetallurgical target materials. Our portfolio covers a wide range of standard compositions & dimensions which are available from stock. Reliable products, excellent service and a powerful innovation team, make Plansee the valuable partner of your choice.