The International Symposium on Reactive Sputter Deposition was established in Ghent in the year 2000. It provided a platform among leading international scientists, engineers and students for discussing recent achievements in reactive sputter deposition and thin films.
The Symposium has developed to an annual tradition, steadily growing without loosing its focus on reactive sputtering and its fundamental aspects. The symposium covers the production and use of coatings, from basic research to devices and new applications.
The past years the RSD symposium was organized by Belgian, Dutch, Austrian, British, Swedish and French research groups and was held in Ghent (BEL), Delft (NL), Leoben (AUT) , Manchester (UK), Linköping (SWE), Paris (FR), Braunschweig (GER).
RSD2021 (planned in Leipzig (GER)) was cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic. To avoid a cancellation due to increasing number of infections in winter, the organizing committee has decided to organize RSD2022 as an on-line event. Here you can register for one or more of the planned sessions. You'll receive a link to join the conference after registration. The registration is free but required.