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The Vacuum Society of Australia (VSA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of vacuum science relating to vacuum technology, materials, surfaces, interfaces, thin films and plasmas and to providing a variety of educational opportunities.

The Society welcomes participation from all its members, and encourages student involvement. It is the Australian body representing IUVSTA (International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique and Applications).

The VSA publishes the Newsletter “OZVAC” which includes scientific and technical articles, product information from manufacturers as well as a ‘For Sale/Wanted section’ and other possibilities for those in the field of Vacuum Science to Network and communicate.

Membership is open to all interested parties and discounts for Student membership available.

VSA runs a number of Vacuum Technology short courses. The courses are suitable for researchers, technicians and engineers. Vacuum Technology courses cover the fundamental theory, practical knowledge and computer laboratories simulating real vacuum systems. Comprehensive notes are provided. Click on the image to test your practical knowledge of a leak detection system.

  • Applied Surface Science
  • Electronic Materials and Processing
  • Nanometer Structures
  • Plasma Science and Technique
  • Surface Engineering
  • Surface Science
  • Thin Film
  • Vacuum Science and Technology

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