This course is now scheduled for 21-25 July 2014 in Aalen Germany.
It presents a logical approach to optical coatings, their design, manufacture, properties and application. Optical coatings are traditionally thought to be rather mysterious with the unexpected the norm and success dependent on skill and experience and a certain degree of good fortune. However there are excellent reasons for even the extremely bizarre behavior of coatings and it is an understanding of these reasons that is the key to real, effective, expertise in the subject. Understanding is the emphasis throughout this course, which covers all aspects of coatings from design through manufacture.
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