The European Society of Thin Films (EFDS) is a non-profit scientific research society in the plasma-enhanced deposition and vacuum coating industry.

The European Society of Thin Films promotes close collaboration between industrial enterprises and research institutions and supports research activities and the application of plasma surface engineering and thin-film technologies in practice. We highly value your co-operation in achieving these objectives!

Members of EFDS, namely companies, research institutions and individuals, are active in the fields of
  • Process development
  • Plant engineering
  • Materials science
  • Commercial coating, or
  • other surface engineering applications.

Currently, members come from Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein, France, Belgium, Greece, Spain, Denmark, the USA, Switzerland and the Netherlands. Their common goals and objectives have brought them together.


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Upcoming Events

Workshop "Diagnostik von Prozessplasmen: Möglichkeiten, Grenzen und Anwendungen"

am 09.12.2015

in Dresden

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Workshop: "Nasschemische Reinigung für das Beschichten – Optimal beherrschen!" - Filmische Verunreinigung – Messen und Prüfen -

am 28.01.2016

in Dresden

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25. Workshop des ak-adp "European competences in using Atmospheric Pressure Plasma for surface engineering"

am 09.03.2016 - 10.03.2016

in Erfurt
Gemeinsamer Workshop in Zusammenarbeit mit ak-adp.

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2. Workshop Graphenschichten: Werkstoffanwendungen

am 15.03.2016

in Dresden

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PLASMA GERMANY Frühjahrssitzung

am 19.04.2016 - 20.04.2016

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17. Wörlitzer Workshop

am 06.06.2016 - 07.06.2016

in Wörlitz

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