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Filtered Cathodic Arcs

90 degree open filter
90 degree open macroparticle filter
(A. Anders, Surf. Coat. Technol. 120-121 (1999) 319)

open S-filter

Open S-filter for filtering macroaprticles from cathodic arc plasmas
(A. Anders, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 30 (2002) 108)

High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering

False color images, 10 ns each, of niobium HiPIMS pulses in argon
(A. Anders, P. Ni, A. Rauch, J. Appl. Phys. 111 (2012) 053304)

plasma flares from HiPIMS target
Plasma flares from a HiPIMS target
( P.A. Ni, C. Hornschuch, M. Panjan, A. Anders, Appl. Phys. Lett. 101 (2012) 224102)

Gas Plasma Source

Contricted Plasma Source

Multi-cell constricted plasma source, here with oxygen
(A. Anders, R.A. MacGill, M. Rubin, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 27 (1999) 82)

Glass Coatings, Electrochromic Windows

AZO demonstration
Piece of glass coated with aluminum-doped zinc oxide (AZO), illustrating that AZO is transparent and conductive
(R.J. Mendelsberg, S.H.N. Lim, Y.K. Zhu, J. Wallig, D.J. Milliron, A. Anders, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 44 (2011) 232003)


Thin film microstructure

Generalized Structure Zone Diagram

Generalized Structure Zone Diagram
(A. Anders, Thin Solid Films 518 (2010) 4087)

Discharges on Dielectrics in gases and in vacuum

Lichtenberg figure (fractal discharge on dielecttric surface) around a space charge
Lichtenberg Figure (fractal discharge on a dielectric surface), here around a space charge accumulated from a previous discharge pulse in air
(A. Anders, Diplomarbeit, Humboldt University Berlin, 1984)

Lichtenberg figure in vacuum, showing stimulated gas desorption
Lichtenberg Figure (fractal discharge on a dielectric surface) in vacuum, indicating stimulated desorption of gases from the surface of the dielectric
(A. Anders, Diplomarbeit, Humboldt University Berlin, 1984)