An Inverted Magnetron Operating in HiPIMS Mode
AbstractAn ionized physical vapor deposition technique for thin ferromagnetic films is proposed. The technique is based on high power impulse magnetron sputtering (HiPIMS) with positive discharge polarity. A gapped-target was employed as the cathode of the magnetron. By applying positive HiPIMS pulses to the anode, sputtered particles inside the magnetron source were ionized and extracted through the gap. Using a discharge current with a peak of about 13 A, an ion flux in the order of 1021 m−2s−1 was obtained at a distance of 45 mm from the magnetron. In addition, deposition rates of up to 1.1 Å/s for nickel films were achieved using a 30 Hz repetition rate and 300 µs pulse width. View Full-Text
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Poolcharuansin, P.; Chingsungnoen, A.; Pasaja, N.; Bradley, J.W. An Inverted Magnetron Operating in HiPIMS Mode. Plasma 2018, 1, 277-284.
Poolcharuansin P, Chingsungnoen A, Pasaja N, Bradley JW. An Inverted Magnetron Operating in HiPIMS Mode. Plasma. 2018; 1(2):277-284.Chicago/Turabian Style
Poolcharuansin, Phitsanu; Chingsungnoen, Artit; Pasaja, Nitisak; Bradley, James W. 2018. "An Inverted Magnetron Operating in HiPIMS Mode." Plasma 1, no. 2: 277-284.