Finding Your Crucible

Along with our signature service, our engineers will work with you to help you find the correct materials for your custom needs. We are known for our personal consulting, striving to provide advice and guidance for all your thin film and evaporation material needs.

Use the chart below for our suggestions for which evaporation material to use with which crucible.

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Evaporation Material  [arrow] Recommended Crucible(s)
     
Aluminum (Al) [arrow] Boron nitride (BN)
     
Aluminum fluoride (AlF3) [arrow] Graphite (C )
     
Al/Si (2%) [arrow] Boron nitride (BN)
     
Antimony (Sb) [arrow] Boron nitride (BN)
Graphite (C )
Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Antimony telluride (Sb2Te3) [arrow] Graphite (C )
     
Antimony oxide (Sb2O3) [arrow] Boron nitride (BN)
Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Bismuth [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
Vitreous carbon
     
Bismuth telluride (Bi2Te3) [arrow] Graphite (C )
Quartz
     
Boron (B) [arrow] Graphite (C )
Vitreous carbon
     
Cadmium (Cd) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
Quartz
     
Cadmium selenide (CdSe) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
Quartz
     
Cadmium sulfide (CdS) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
Quartz
     
Calcium fluoride (CaF2) [arrow] Quartz
     
Chromium (Cr) [arrow] Vitreous carbon
     
Cobalt (Co) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Copper (Cu) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
Molybdenum (Mo)
Tantalum (Ta)
     
Copper oxide (CuO) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Gadolinium (Gd) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Gallium (Ga) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
Quartz
     
Gallium arsenic (GaAs) [arrow] Graphite (C )
     
Gallium nitride (GaN) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Gallium phosphide (GaP) [arrow] Quartz
     
Germanium (Ge) [arrow] Quartz
Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Germanium oxide (GeO2) [arrow] Quartz
Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Germanium telluride (GeTe) [arrow] Quartz
Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Gold (Au) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
Boron nitride (BN)
Vitreous carbon
     
Indium (In) [arrow] Graphite (C )
Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Indium oxide (In2O3) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Indium phosphide (InP) [arrow] Graphite (C )
     
Indium sulfide (InS) [arrow] Graphite (C )
     
Iron (Fe) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Iron sulfide (FeS) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Lanthanum (La) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Lead (Pb) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
Quartz
     
Lead iodide (PbI2) [arrow] Quartz
     
Lead stannnate (PbSnO2) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Lead selenide (PbSe) [arrow] Graphite (C )
Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Lead telluride (PbTe) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
Graphite (C )
     
Lithium (Li) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Lithium fluoride (LiF) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Magnesium (Mg) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
Vitreous carbon
     
Magnesium fluoride (MgF2) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Magnesium oxide (MgO [arrow] Graphite (C )
Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Manganese (Mn) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Molybdenum oxide (MoO3) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
Boron nitride (BN)
     
Ni/Cr [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
Vitreous carbon
     
Nickel (Ni) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
Vitreous carbon
     
Nickel oxide (NiO) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Palladium (Pd) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Permalloy (Ni/Fe) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
Vitreous carbon
     
Phosphorous (P) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Platinum (Pt) [arrow] Graphite (C )
     
Rhodium (Rh) [arrow] Vitreous carbon
     
Scandium (Sc) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Selenium (Se) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
Vitreous carbon
     
Silicon (Si) [arrow] Tantalum (Ta)
Vitreous carbon
     
Silicon dioxide (SiO2) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Silicon monoxide (SiO) [arrow] Tantalum (Ta)
     
Silver (Ag) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
Molybdenum (Mo)
     
Strontium oxide (SrO) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Tantalum pentoxide (Ta2O5) [arrow] Vitreous carbon
     
Tellurium (Te) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
Quartz
     
Terbium (Tb) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Tin (Sn) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Tin oxide (SnO2) [arrow] Quartz
Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Titanium (Ti) [arrow] Titanium carbide (TiC)
     
Vanadium pentoxide (V2O5) [arrow] Quartz
     
Yttrium (Y) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
     
Yttrium oxide (Y2O3) [arrow] Graphite (C )
     
Zinc (Zn) [arrow] Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)
Quartz
     
Zinc selenide (ZnSe) [arrow] Quartz

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