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Innovation & industry: Vacuum

The latest features and products for those interested in vacuum

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Latest articles

Focus on Vacuum 2014

Aug 1, 2014

Free to read: this year's special focus issue of Physics World this special focus issue of Physics World examines some of the latest applications of vacuum technology

Focus on Vacuum 2013

Aug 1, 2013

Free to view: this year's special focus issue of Physics World explores what's new in the field of vacuum technology

Exhibition will showcase the latest vacuum technologies

Sep 20, 2012

Nanotechnology and big science will feature at this year’s Vacuum Expo in Coventry, UK

Physics World Focus on Vacuum Technology

Aug 1, 2012

Free to view: this special focus issue of Physics World examines some of the latest applications of vacuum technology

Vacuum Expo hosts a range of technical meetings

Oct 13, 2011

Symposia on thin films and vacuum science set for Coventry

Vacuum chief looks to new horizons

Aug 22, 2011

J J Pireaux explains how IUVSTA is reaching out to developing nations

Testing equipment for space

Aug 12, 2011

Giles Case looks at some of the techniques used to ensure a high likelihood of mission success

Reuse, recycle and thrive

Aug 5, 2011

Hamish Johnston discovers why the used vacuum equipment market keeps growing

Vacuum challenges and solutions (PDF)

Our 24-page August 2011 supplement on vacuum technology

Vacuum Expo 2010 launches in the UK

Oct 8, 2010

Two-day event includes conference and trade exhibition

Vacuum challenges and solutions (PDF)

Our 24-page August 2010 supplement on vacuum technology

Vacuum helps limit greenhouse gases

Aug 2, 2010

Abatement techniques can help make industrial processes "greener" by managing gas emissions, as Andy Extance explains

Bright future for fusion careers

Aug 2, 2010

Roberto Kersevan reveals life and work as a vacuum scientist at the ITER fusion project

Vacuum challenges and solutions (PDF)

Our 24-page August 2009 supplement on vacuum technology

Chamber simulates space on Earth

Jul 31, 2009

Stan Grisnik describes how NASA’s huge craft-testing facility can recreate the vacuum conditions of space

RGA User Group offers broad appeal

Jul 31, 2009

Robin Hathaway explains how a user group provides a forum for sharing experiences and knowledge

Diamond coatings are branching out

Jul 31, 2009

Chris Walker looks at some of the uses of a novel amorphous diamond material

Vacuum challenges and solutions (PDF)

Our 24-page February 2008 supplement on vacuum technology

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Journal of Semiconductors

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