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BENEQ nSILVER coating for special edition coins in honor of Tove Jansson – creator of The Moomins

ALD Technology Posted on 2014-02-01 10:40:54 reports that Mint of
Finland will mint a special issue of 100 numbered Tove Jansson coins with a
nominal value of EUR 20. The special edition coins will be given anti-tarnish
nSILVER ALD coating developed by the Finnish company Beneq (

The Tove
Jansson collector coin will be issued on 7 February. It will be available on
the Mint of Finland online shop and from distributors.

Jansson is
best known as the author of the Moomin books for children. The first such book,
The Moomins and the Great Flood, appeared in 1945, though it was the next two
books, Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll, published in 1946 and
1948 respectively, that brought her fame. Tove Jansson was selected one time
previously as the main motif in the 2004 minting of a Finnish commemorative
coin, the €10 Tove Jansson and Finnish Children’s Culture commemorative coin. [Wikipedia]

ALD:ed Tove Jansson €20 coin from Mint of Finland. The coins have been coated with nSILVER(R) from BENEQ to protect them from oxidation.

More information on the BENEQ nSILVER coating you can find here and below you can watch a Video on development of silver saving technology by University of Maryland using a BENEQ TSF 500 Batch ALD reactor.

SENTECH Plasma Process Technology Seminar 2014 Feb. 27th

Workshops Posted on 2014-02-01 09:46:49

Sentech ( announces that “In good tradition
SENTECH is glad to announce its annual Plasma Seminar which takes place on
Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at SENTECH Instruments GmbH, Schwarzschildstraße
2, Berlin Adlershof.

As the global
interest in Nanotechnology is growing, we want to get our participants
introduced to new topics in fields of deposition and etching combined with
recent examples. Invited speakers will focus on topics such as the deposition
through ALD and PE-ALD, the etching of micro- and nanostructures in Si, the
manufacturing of graphene films and the deposition of passivation and
encapsulation films through IC PECVD and ALD. The whole Seminar Program can be
downloaded here: Programme_SENTECH
Plasma Seminar
. If you want to
participate please send this Registration for SENTECH`s Plasma Process
Technology Seminar

After the seminar
there will be a presentation of the SENTECH application laboratories and its
production facilities. The whole material of this seminar will be provided for
all participants.

For further
information don`t hesitate to contact us or call: +49 89 8979607-0″