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European Society of Thin Films

The European Society of Thin Films (EFDS) is a non-profit association active in the field of thin-film technology. The office is located in Dresden – in the centre of the European semiconductor industry and in an important centre of vacuum technology plant engineering.

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We have been meeting the challenges of our industry for 30 years. Through your trust, you have been instrumental in shaping these developments. This valuable cooperation has resulted in an innovative foundation for mutual success.
We say thank you.


Festivity “30 years EFDS”
September 14, 2022
Kaisersaal, Erfurt, Germany

General Assembly
September 15, 2022
Trade Fair Erfurt, Germany

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We thank our member Plasmasolve for their sponsoring of the Festive Dessert at the PSE2022 Conference Dinner.

PSE 2022
Conference Dinner
September 14, 2022
Kaisersaal, Erfurt, Germany

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EFDS Events and Training

You will learn about the focal points of current and future developments. You will meet the industry players from industry and research institutions.

You talk about ambitious topics. You find your partners for joint projects. You look at the issue from a new perspective.

We impart the basic technological knowledge, the scientific background as well as application-related questions on plant and process management.

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