Please select your country or region to be
directed to the appropriate Lesker site.

Frequently Asked Questions

     Chromium will begin to evaporate at temperatures less than its melting point. Chromium melts at 1,857°C. It will have a vapor pressure of 10-4 Torr at just 1,157°C. Because chromium will sublime, the material may not actually melt during deposition.

Boat after chrome evaporation
EVS20A015W boat used to evaporate chrome pieces (left) next to a new boat.
The chrome pieces are shown outside of the boat.
These were left after depositing a 2000 angstrom thick chrome film.

Category: Evaporation Sources

Sub-Category: Crucibles and Crucible Heaters

Related Topics:

Share this Link:  

Contact Us - Frequently Asked Questions - Why is my chromium not melting in the boat?