For more information, contact:

Jim Donaldson
Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.
Marna Shillman
Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.

Advanced Pulsed DC Power Supplies Available from Advanced Energy

Fort Collins, Colorado (October 18, 1999) – The next generation of pulsed dc process power solutions, the Pinnacle Plus+ series, is now available from Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq NM: AEIS) for critical reactive processes. A technologically advanced dc alternative to RF sputtering, it delivers high quality films with high output accuracy and process repeatability that is critical in reactive processes.


Innovative Features and Benefits

  • Individually controllable dual-output pulsed dc power from a single unit
    -Provides a cost-effective solution for multi-chamber production
  • Increased process flexibility<
    -Incorporates an extended frequency range of 5 kHz to 350 kHz
    -Full power over a wide impedance range with high current at low voltage
    -50% duty cycle—the highest available—enables bi-polar pulsed dc operation
  • More repeatable process performance
    -Integrated microprocessor
  • Active front panel
    -Provides easy access to critical parameters
  • Meets CE requirements

Advanced Energy is a worldwide leader in the development and marketing of power conversion and control system solutions, ion-beam sources, and plasma abatement systems. Customers throughout the world use Advanced Energy’s products where plasma-based thin film technology is a critical function in their manufacturing process. This would include the manufacture of semiconductors, CD-ROMs, DVDs, compact disks, flat panel displays, disk drives, optical and architectural glass. In addition, Advanced Energy provides the power conversion and control system solutions of choice to a growing number of general applications in the medical, telecommunications, automotive, food packaging and tool industries. Founded in 1981, AE is a publicly held company traded on NASDAQ under the symbol AEIS.