Training course


Ellipsometry for Beginners

These trainings are held in France or at your location and are conducted in French or English.


  • Reference: ELL1
  • Dates:
    • March 24-26, 2020
    • November 16-18, 2020
  • Who should attend: New users of HORIBA ellipsometers
  • Duration: 3 days (From 9 am to 5 pm)


  • Provides a thorough background in the basic ellipsometry theory and focus on modeling techniques with a large variety of hands-on sample analysis.
  • Use of the ellipsometer and DeltaPsi2 software through a large variety of hands-on sample analysis.



Day 1

Theory and Practical Session

  • Ellipsometry theory
  • Instrumentation
  • Overview of modeling process
  • Description of main functions of DeltaPsi2 software & hands on the ellipsometer
  • Procedure to check the system before to perform measurements
  • Measurement and modeling of transparent films on opaque substrates


Day 2

Practical Session & Software Use                                                                  

  • Sample analysis of semi–absorbing thin films in monolayers and multilayers of opaque substrate           
  • EMA, Roughness
  • Sample analysis of glass substrate
  • Sample analysis of semi-absorbing thin films on  glass
  • Sample analysis of absorbing films
  • Dispersion formulae parameterization
  • Sample analysis of thickness of non-uniform layers


Day 3

  • Practical Session: Customer Samples

Our trainers are experts in each technique. They will provide trainings advice and guidance to make the most of your HORIBA Scientific instrument. You will gain confidence and experience in the analysis of your samples.

Certificates are given to every attendee for every course.


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