WVASE Data Analysis Short Course


Lincoln, NE


October 4-6, 2016  (Tues.-Thurs.)


9am-5pm each day (Registration begins at 8:30am on October 4th)

The J.A. Woollam Company is proud to announce a data analysis course designed for WVASE software users. We will introduce the fundamentals of data analysis at a beginner to intermediate level. All details will be described using the latest WVASE software. Participants will work computer examples throughout all sessions.

If you use a different J.A. Woollam software package (i.e.CompleteEASE), please contact us for details regarding pertinent courses of interest for you.

Please note this short course requires participants to bring their own laptop.

Day 1 : Intro to Ellipsometry

  • Basic theory
    Optical constants & oscillators
  • Intro to WVASE modeling & analysis
  • Substrates & transparent films
  • EMAs, roughness & grading

Day 2: Absorption & GenOsc

  • Point-by-point fitting
  • Modeling with the GenOsc layer
  • Analysis of semi-absorbing films

Day 3: Intermediate Modeling & Advanced Topics

  • Non-idealities: thickness non-uniformity, bandwidth, backsurface reflections & depolarization
  • Strategies for absorbing films
  • Transparent anisotropic films
  • Multi-layer film analysis strategies
  • Review

For more information please contact Alex Wilkason at awilkason@jawoollam.com
Sign up below to reserve your spot now, as there is limited space available.