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An Introduction Into How Sputtering Systems Function

September 30, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Sputtering is a common deposition technique that is continuously used in a variety of industries.

silicon-waferSputtering is a type of technique that is used to deposit thin films of a material onto a surface – or substrate. By first making a vaporous plasma and afterward quickening the particles from this plasma into some source material, the source material is dissolved by the arriving particles by means of vitality exchange and is shot out as impartial particles – either singular atoms, bunches of particles or atoms.

As these nonpartisan particles are launched out they will go in a straight line unless they come into contact with something – different particles or an adjacent surface. In the event that a substrate, for example, a Si wafer, is set in the way of these launched out particles it will be turned into a film of the source material.

In spite of the fact that sputtering as portrayed above appears to be moderately instinctive, acquaintance with the accompanying terms will provide a much better comprehensive understanding of how sputtering and sputtering systems function.

The Rundown of Deposition

Now and again depicted as the fourth state of matter – with the initial three being solid, liquid, and a gas, a vaporous plasma is really a “dynamic condition” where nonpartisan gas atoms, particles, electrons and photons exist in a close adjusted state all the while. A vitality source is also required to nourish and subsequently keep up the plasma state while the plasma is losing vitality into its environment. One can make this dynamic condition by metering a gas, like argon, into a vacuum metalizing chamber and permitting the chamber weight to achieve a particular level and bringing a live anode into this low weight gas environment utilizing a vacuum feed-through.

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Google rebrands cloud business, adds more artificial intelligence

September 29, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it renamed its business-to-business cloud computing brand and enhanced some enterprise applications using artificial intelligence, the company's latest gambit to better compete with and Microsoft Corp. in the lucrative cloud business. Discussing the rebranded Google Cloud, Diane Greene, senior vice president of Google's enterprise business, said the company has made good progress courting customers and improving its technology. Cloud computing uses remote internet servers to store, manage and process data, and Google offers a range of apps like word processing and email, as well as the ability to host data and offer resources for developers.

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How the World Will Solve Increasing Energy Demands

September 29, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

sustainable-energyOne of the biggest challenges that developing nations are expected to face in the coming decades, as population explodes to more than 8 billion around the world by 2035. In 2007, China became the top CO2 emitter, over taking the US with India not far behind. The demand for fossil fuels isn’t sustainable, so those looking forward are beginning to brainstorm new methods to meet this challenge.

Creating a Sustainable System

The biggest challenge is creating a system that is both sustainable, and eco-friendly. People already suffer the effects of coal-burning plants and exposure, so minimizing those effects while expanding the power grid is crucial.

Renewable energy has become a viable method to help grow the power grid, but solar and wind can’t sustain power for all areas around the globe. It would take massive wind and solar farms that would be slow and costly to build.

That’s one reason why experts like Dev Randhawa are quick to point out the US is one of many countries engaging in hybrid energy strategies. Randhawa estimates that as much as 20% of the US energy grid is made up of nuclear power, with renewable and fossil fuels helping to fill in some of the other blanks.

This unified strategy of energy is both sustainable and cleaner than an over reliance on either renewable or fossil fuels.

It’s not clear what the future of our cars or home life might look like, but it is clear that nuclear is an expanding part of that future. Nuclear can meet the demands of a power grid taxed every day at rush hour, when people arrive home to turn on their televisions and computers.

Apple deepens enterprise push with Deloitte partnership

September 28, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

More than 5,000 Deloitte advisers will be included in the Apple initiative, the companies said. The consulting firm also launched EnterpriseNext, a program aimed at helping clients make better use of Apple products and services.

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Twitter could take many forms, depending on new owner

September 27, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

With speculation mounting that Twitter Inc will soon have a new corporate owner, the 10-year-old social networking service – which has long struggled to define its core purpose -may end up heading in one of several distinctly different directions depending on who ends up paying for it. Companies including Inc , Walt Disney Co and Alphabet Inc's Google have shown interest in Twitter, which is working with investment banks to evaluate its options, according to people familiar with the matter. With, Twitter might turn its focus to customer service communications and mining its database of tweets for business intelligence.

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Samsung Electronics delays South Korea re-start of Note 7 sales by three days

September 25, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Sunday it was delaying the start of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone sales in South Korea by three days to Oct. 1, a move it says is needed for speedy completion of the ongoing recall in the country. Samsung announced on Sept. 2 a recall of at least 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in 10 markets, including South Korea, due to a faulty battery causing the phones to catch fire, offering refunds or replacement devices using safe batteries. The firm hopes to complete the recall quickly and restart sales in the fourth quarter to salvage earnings, but the latest hitch in South Korea underscore continuing challenges in those efforts.

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Some Yahoo users close accounts amid fears breach could have ripple effects

September 23, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Many Yahoo users rushed on Friday to close their accounts and change passwords as experts warned that the fallout from one of the largest cyber breaches in history could spill beyond the internet company's services. After Yahoo disclosed on Thursday that hackers had stolen the encrypted passwords and personal details of more than 500 million accounts in 2014, thousands of users took to social media to express anger that it had taken the company two years to uncover the data breach. “We're probably just going to dump Yahoo altogether,” said Rick Hollister, 56, who owns a private investigation firm in Tallahassee, Florida.

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South Korea orders battery safety measures for Samsung Note 7

September 22, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

South Korea said on Thursday it ordered Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to take additional measures to ensure that batteries used in Galaxy Note 7 handsets are safe, as the firm prepares to resume sales of the smartphone in South Korea. The firm is already issuing replacement devices using what it says are safe batteries in several markets including South Korea and the United States. The Korean Agency for Technology and Standards, in a statement, formally approved the recall plan and said the new batteries being used are safe.

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Advantages of a portable air conditioner

September 21, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

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Trying to figure out if you should buy a portable a/c? Here are a few advantages that might help:


This is the primary benefit of a portable air conditioner. You can put it where you want when you want. It is also perfect for smaller locations where window or split type units are not an option. Even if all you want at the time is a portable dehumidifier, just move the unit in and set it to dry.


When it comes to installing air conditioners, even if you were able to put a window or split type, you might be compromising the space you want to cool. With a portable, you can put it exactly where you want it.


There is no installation hassle with portable air conditioners. You set it up, plug it in and off you go. Other units require teams of people to come and installation that requires drilling and making holes that will need to be covered up later when the unit is changed or removed.

Spot Cooling

Take the cooling to where it is needed. Even homes with whole house air conditioners opt to have a portable unit on hand. You can save a lot of money by only cooling the room that you are in rather than the entire house.

Extra Cooling

Some whole house or built in units can’t handle a sudden influx of extra people. Your air conditioning system was likely installed with just your family in mind. But what about when you have people over? Just add additional cooling with a portable air conditioner.



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Tesla fixes security bugs after claims of Model S hack

September 20, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Tesla Motors Inc has rolled out a security patch for its electric cars after Chinese security researchers uncovered vulnerabilities they said allowed them to remotely attack a Tesla Model S sedan. The automaker said that it had patched the bugs in a statement to Reuters on Tuesday, a day after cyber-security researchers with China'a Tencent Holdings Ltd disclosed their findings on their blog. Interest in car hacking has surged since Fiat Chrysler last year recalled 1.4 million U.S. vehicles to fix onboard software bugs uncovered by two researchers.

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