As an optical thin film engineer you
have to understand coating materials. If you don't, a great design is
In the old days you
could assume that MgF2 and ZnS were the same chamber-to-chamber. Too bad
oxides don't behave the same way!
When results fail to meet
specifications you have to deduce the type of error: thickness? index?
tooling? You need software that goes beyond coating design. You need
After all, your job
isn't done when you design a coating, it's just beginning.