Program of the 1st International EJC-PISE Workshop in Riga (Latvia)

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June 09, 2009, Tuesday

09:00 - 09:15

Leonids Ribickis, RTU; David Cameron, EJC-PISE; Winfried Blau, EFDS;
Alexander Schwock, BNPT


Decorative and functional coatings

09:15 - 10:00
Opening Lecture

Peculiarities of Metal Coating Deposition on Polymer Fabric
Inguna Strazdina, SIDRABE and Riga Technical University, Latvia

10:00 - 10:20

Improving the adhesion of sputtered metal coatings on PMMA using an ALD interlayer
David Cameron, Advanced Surface Technology Research Laboratory, Finland

10:20 - 10:40

The Effect of a Plasma Pre-treatment on the Quality of Flock Coatings on Polymer Substrates
Andreas Wego, Deutsches Textilforschungszentrum Nord-West, Germany

10:40 - 11:00

Colour Effects, Surface Protection and - Design by Vacuum Deposition
Stephan Küper, LEYBOLD OPTICS, Germany:

11:00 - 11:20

Application of plasma processes for functionalization of technical fibers and textiles
Andrejs Lusis, University of Latvia, Latvia

11:20 - 12:00

coffee break


Wear and surface protection

12:00 - 12:30
Keynote Lecture

Optimization of wear protective DLC coatings by use of nanoindentation and Raman spectroscopy
Steffen Sønsberby, Danish Technological Institute, Denmark

12:30 - 12:50

Development of Oxidation Protective Coating for Advanced Aero Engines
Maik Fröhlich, DLR-German Aerospace Center, Germany

12:50 - 13:10

Design of Novel Metallic Corrosion Protective Coating on Steel Sheet by Means of Thin Film Technologies
Richard Weinhold, Dortmunder Oberflächenzentrum, Germany

13:10 - 13:30

Hard coatings on tools for woodworking-state of the art
Jerzy Ratajski, Technical University Koszalin, Poland

13:30 - 14:30



Biologically and organically active coatings

14:30 - 15:00
Keynote Lecture

Deposition and physical properties of thin TiO2 and N-doped TiO2 films prepared by High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering
Vitezslav Stranak, University of Greifswald, Germany, Poland, Czech Republic

15:00 - 15:20

White biogeneered ceramic surface for dental implants
Torsten Will, O.M.T. GmbH, Germany



Cooperation / Partnering

15:20 - 16:00

Financing of international research cooperation
Marko Häckel, neoplas GmbH & INP Greifswald

15:40 - 16:00

Bilateral and international financing of business cooperation
Alexander Schwock, BalticNet-PlasmaTec, Western Pomerania Technology Centre



16:00 - 17:00

Poster Session / Exhibition / brokerage event with coffee



19:00 - 23:00

Social Event in the open air museum


June 10, 2009, Wednesday

Deposition processes

09:00 - 09:30 Keynote Lecture

Latest results in HPPMS thin film coatings for cutting tools
Christoph Schiffers, CemeCon AG, Germany

09:30 - 09:50

High frequency electromagnetic resonant method for metals melting and vaporization
Janis Valdmanis, University of Latvia, Latvia

09:50 - 10:10

Film Stress Relief: A Practical Guide to Adjusting Process Parameters
Uwe Krause, Advanced Energy Industries, Germany

10:10 - 10:30

The Art of Choosing the Right Power Supply
Ken Nauman, Advanced Energy Industries, USA

10:30 - 10:50

HiPIMS: An improvement of magnetron sputtering
Aijaz Asim, Linköping University, Sweden

10:50 - 11:30

coffee break



Basics and Characterisation

11:30 - 12:00 Keynote Lecture

Material effects of using of impulse gas valve in IPD device
Krzysztof Zdunek, Warsaw Universty of Technology,Poland

12:00 - 12:20

Photo-, dual- and exoelectron spectroscopy to characterize Nanocoatings and nanostructures
Yuri Dekhtyar, Riga Technical University, Latvia

12:20 - 12:40

Sp3 enhancing effects and stress optimisation in hard carbon materials
Stéphane Neuville, Tetrahedral Carbon Engineering, France

12:40 - 13:00

Novel High-performance Stages of Submersible Electric Centrifugal Pumps for Abnormal Well Operation
Nikolajs Manastirskis, Mikrolat, Riga, Latvia 

13:00 - 13:30

Closing Session - future activities, Closing ceremony
Yuri Dekhtyar, RTU; David Cameron EJC-PISE




Poster presentations


PECVD-technologies for Silicon- and Carbon based protective coatings
Sebastian Winkler, Roth & Rau AG, Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany


High-frequency plasma interaction with SiO2 glass
A. Skudra, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia


Design and characterization of a synchronous co-axial double magnetron sputtering system
Daniel Lundin, Linköping University, Sweden


Dilatometric method of testing the thermal stability of the wear-resistance thin films
Piotr Myslinski, Technical University Koszalin, Polen


Deposition of SiO2 like films with a miniaturized non thermal athmospheric pressure plasma jet (APPJ)
J. Schäfer, INP Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology, Greifswald, Germany


Metallisation of carbon nanofibres by Physical Vapor Deposition
Volker Brüser, INP Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology, Greifswald, Germany


Plasma spray deposition on metal oxide and carbon containing coatings for wide range application
Vitas Valincius, Lithuanian Energy Institute, Lituania




Optimization of plasma electrolytic oxidation process parameters for modification of Ti6-Al4-V structure
Behzad Farshid1*,Mohammad Ali Faghighi Sani1,S. M. Mir Hosseini1, M. Meghdari2
1-Department of Materials Science Engineering, Sharif University of Technology,Tehran,Iran
2-Department of materials Science and Engineering, Azad University, Tehran, Iran


Aleksandrs Urbahs, Konstantins Savkovs, Margarita Urbaha, Riga Technical University, Laboratory of Plasma Science and Technology, Latvia


Aleksandrs Urbahs, Konstantins Savkovs, Vladislavs Nesterovskis, Riga Technical University, Laboratory of Plasma Science and Technology, Latvia