Nb target in SCT

Ed Myers edmyers at stanford.edu
Thu Jan 13 09:58:42 PST 2005


Do you have written confirmation from the SpecMat committee concerning Nb 
deposition in the SCT?  I don't remember seeing a Nb proposal since I've 
been involved.  I can look in to the purchase cost of the target, but no Nb 
deposition will be allowed unless you have written approved by the SpecMat 


At 09:13 AM 1/13/2005, Jim McVittie wrote:
>I have not ordered a target. At this point, I think it would be best to
>have Ed order the target. In the past, the lab paid for targets only if
>several groups requested it. The cost of a 2" x 0.125" target from Lesker
>is $585. While the tool should be able to take 0,125" thick targets, it is
>actually set up to take 0.250" targets. I expect the 0.250" target from
>Lester will be about $1000. I purchased all the previous targets from
>Plasma Materials which had better prices and purity than Lesker.
>We can check with the Nishi and Saraswat groups to sdee if they need Nb.
>         Jim
>On Wed, 12 Jan 2005, Gloria Wong wrote:
> > Hi Jim,
> >
> > What is the status of the Nb target in the SCT?  I recall that you and 
> Mike okayed it for use in the SCT, but I can't remember if you were 
> planning on ordering it, or if I should be looking into that.
> >
> > Please let me know because after training on Friday, I would like to 
> starting depositing W and Nb.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Gloria
> >
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