Ionautics is a provider of deposition technology based on more than 20 years of research on plasma and coatings physics at Linköping University, Sweden. Ionautics helps companies and end-users enhance their production of coatings, outperform competitors by using state of the art processes, as well as developing new products in close collaboration with the clients. Ionautics’ customers span from R&D departments in the thin film industry to academic research groups worldwide. Ionautics is a provider of high power impulse magnetron sputtering (HiPIMS) technology and processes – the next generation in film deposition.
Ionautics today offers a new type of power supply enabling HiPIMS on standard magnetron deposition systems for the production of high quality films used in the automotive and energy industries for example. The product is already developed and has been sold to customers worldwide. Ionautics’ main expertise concerning the HIPPOCAMP project will be focused on implementing these power supplies to ensure good process conditions as well as plasma diagnostics followed by optimization of the deposition process used to deposit the HiDS materials.