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Sputtered Films and Sputtering Targets

Kamis Sputtered Films for the Deposition of Thin and Sputtered Films

Sputtered FilmsSputtering is one of the most popular technologies for deposition of thin films or Sputtered Films. Although sputtering was first developed about 200 years ago, since World War II it has become increasingly important. This includes the creation of innovative devices. Also becoming fundamental in sustaining the growing demand for semiconductor circuits and other electronic devices.

Sputtering targets have found increasing penetration not in electronics. Additionally, it is in use in sectors such as mechanical/chemical, energy, optical coating, and life science, among others.

Fabrication processes for thin films

For decades sputtering was primarily used in microelectronics for fabrication of semiconductor devices. Though in recent years, the semiconductor industry transitions to new processes that allow for the fabrication of thin films below 20 nm.  Sputtering has found alternative sources of demand in other industry segments. It is used variously in such products as flat panel displays and solar cell manufacturing.

In fact, over time the availability of sputtering materials has expanded. This meets the requirements of the most varied applications within the electronics, mechanical/chemical, energy, optical coatings, life science, and food packaging sectors.


Got specific requirements or Questions about sputtering targets, evaporation material, crucible liners, metal foil, sheet, plate, or rod and wire? The technical staff at KAMIS is ready to provide expert knowledge to assist you with your project.

Therefore, contact KAMIS today at 845-628-6173 or click the blue button below for quick answers and attention from our knowledgeable staff.

KAMIS prides itself on consistently providing high quality materials and dependable service. We stand behind every product we deliver. If you are ever unsatisfied with your material, contact KAMIS for a full replacement or refund.

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The entire support staff and sales engineers at KAMIS are always available during business hours. Call us to answer your technical questions and offer guidance on your projects.

Finally, our expertise and commitment to supplying high quality products and service has enabled KAMIS to earn thousands of satisfied customers around the world.

Thin Film Vacuum Coating

Metal Targets During Sputtering

KAMIS Consistently Provides High Quality Metal Targets

Metal TargetsKAMIS provides a range of forms, sizes and configurations of pure PVD sputtering metal targets for thin film coating applications. Consequently, our metal sputtering targets are guaranteed for reproducibility, homogeneity and uniformity.

When a Cu surface is sputtered by ion bombardment under the condition that Mo atoms arrive at the Cu surface during sputtering an unexpected phenomenon can arise: the surface of the Cu target becomes covered with microscopic cones. Also contact KAMIS about Au, Pt, Gd, Be, Ca, Sm, Ag, W, Zn, Ti, Nb, Pd, Sc, Cr, Rh, Mn, metal sputtering targets.

Dense Cone Coverage and Sputtering Yield

The cone density increases with increasing flux density of arriving Mo atoms. When the cones are closely spaced they give the target a velvet-like black appearance. The result of dense cone coverage are a lower sputtering yield and a more oblique ejection of sputtered material.

Finally, the cone tops seem to consist of Mo nuclei which are constantly replenished via surface migration and protect the underlying Cu from being sputtered.


Got specific requirements or Questions about sputtering targets, evaporation material, crucible liners, metal foil, sheet, plate, or rod and wire? The technical staff at KAMIS is ready to provide expert knowledge to assist you with your project.

Contact KAMIS today at 845-628-6173 or click the blue button below for quick answers and attention from our knowledgeable staff.

KAMIS prides itself on consistently providing high quality materials and dependable service. We stand behind every product we deliver. If you are ever unsatisfied with your material, contact KAMIS for a full replacement or refund.

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The entire support staff and sales engineers at KAMIS are always available during business hours. Call us to answer your technical questions and offer guidance on your projects.

Our expertise and commitment to supplying high quality products and service has enabled KAMIS to earn thousands of satisfied customers around the world.

Thin Film Vacuum Coating

Sputtering Target Bonding Preferred Method

Sputtering Target Bonding Methods

Sputtering Target BondingMetallic bonding delivers excellent thermal conductivity and is recommended for most sputtering target bonding applications.

The most effective metallic bonding is with indium and is the preferred Kamis sputtering target bonding method. Kamis uses only high purity indium for the majority of its bonding, to ensure the strongest bond between a sputtering target and a backing plate. Indium also offers enhanced elasticity to accommodate any expansion of the target when in use.

Another advantage of bonding sputtering targets is continued use if cracking occurs during thermal shock. Without bonding to a backing plate, a crack in a sputtering target is considered unusable.

Hot pressed targets are one of the best candidates for bonding; however Kamis can bond almost any type of sputtering target to a backing plate. If you are unsure if your sputtering target should be bonded, feel free to contact us for specific advice about your target and sputtering system requirements.

Most sputtering targets are bonded to copper backing plates or copper sheet, as this material offers enhanced thermal conductivity. Kamis also offers other sputtering target backing plate options including stainless steel, molybdenum and aluminum.

Additionally, Kamis stocks numerous sputtering targets and backing plates in a wide variety of sizes and purities to work with multiple sputtering systems. Kamis also offers custom alloys and composites manufactured to your sputtering target specifications.

Kamis can bond a sputtering target to a new backing plate or to your previously used backing plate. Additionally, we have experience in bonding to a variety of backing plates including ones with holes, clips and other variations.

In addition to bonding, Kamis also offers a de-bonding service to remove your spent sputtering target from your backing plate. High purity sputtering targets can be reclaimed when the target is no longer usable for sputtering.

The Kamis sales engineers are available to answer your unique sputtering target questions!


Got specific requirements or Questions about sputtering targets, evaporation material, crucible liners, metal foil, sheet, plate, or rod and wire? The technical staff at KAMIS is ready to provide expert knowledge to assist you with your project.

Contact KAMIS today at 845-628-6173 or click the blue button below for quick answers and attention from our knowledgeable staff.

KAMIS prides itself on consistently providing high quality materials and dependable service. We stand behind every product we deliver. If you are ever unsatisfied with your material, contact KAMIS for a full replacement or refund.

Kamis Inc

The entire support staff and sales engineers at KAMIS are always available during business hours to answer your technical questions and offer guidance on your projects.

Our expertise and commitment to supplying high quality products and service has enabled KAMIS to earn thousands of satisfied customers around the world.

Thin Film Vacuum Coating

Sputtering Target Suppliers: KAMIS for Highest Quality

Sputtering Target Suppliers, KAMIS Inc.

Sputtering Target SuppliersKAMIS is preferred among industry Sputtering Target Suppliers. Contact us about our large variety of non-precious and precious metal targets. We provide the vacuum coating industry, top research facilities and universities with sputtering targets. When you require the very best high-purity elemental precious and non-precious metals for vacuum vapor deposition use in sputtering targets, let KAMIS provision your organization or institution.

Per customer specifications, we can provide sputtering targets made-to-order to satisfy any requirements. Contact KAMIS for information regarding size, form, shape, configuration and materials.  Ask us about our custom made thin film service. If we do not have what you require in our quick stock delivery, KAMIS will manufacture materials to your specific, unique and custom requirements. Your organization will appreciate our advanced and state-of-the-art microstructural and purity-refining control processing technologies.

KAMIS prides itself on consistently providing high quality materials and dependable service. We stand behind every product we deliver. If you are ever unsatisfied with your material, contact KAMIS for a full replacement or refund.


Got specific requirements or Questions about sputtering targets, evaporation materials, crucible liners, metal foil, sheet, plate, or rod and wire? The technical staff at KAMIS is ready to provide expert knowledge to assist you with your project.

Contact KAMIS today at 845-628-6173 or click the blue button below for quick answers and attention from our knowledgeable staff.

KAMIS prides itself on consistently providing high quality materials and dependable service. We stand behind every product we deliver. If you are ever unsatisfied with your material, contact KAMIS for a full replacement or refund.

Kamis Inc

The entire support staff and sales engineers at KAMIS are always available during business hours to answer your technical questions and offer guidance on your projects.

Our expertise and commitment to supplying high quality products and service has enabled KAMIS to earn thousands of satisfied customers around the world.