WVASE Data Analysis Short Course


Lincoln, NE


July 18-20, 2017  (Tues.-Thurs.)


9am-5pm each day (Registration begins at 8:30am on July 18th)

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

**Registration for this course is now closed. Check back with us soon to see 2018 course schedules.

For futher questions please contact Alex Wilkason at awilkason@jawoollam.com