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Comparison of simple cellular automata model of thin film growth with observed percolation thresholds,
A.G. Spencer, Presented at "Novel Applications of Surface Modification", 18-21 September 2005, Chester, UK

Indium Tin Oxide for transparent EMC shielding and anti-static applications
J. Eite and A.G. Spencer
presented at EMCUK 2004, Newbury , UK, 2004.

Coating improvements through better control of water vapour in vacuum deposition
J. Stenhouse and A.G. Spencer
Presented at AIMCAL Fall Technical Conference October 27 - 29, 2003

Infrared interference patterns for new capabilities in laser end point detection
D J Heason and A G Spencer,
J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 36 (7 July 2003) 1543-1549.

Hard coating and the durability of anti-reflection coatings
M. Walls and A.G. Spencer,
Optical World, April 2000.

Precision optical coatings from express ophthalmic coaters
A.G. Spencer,
presented at 40th Ann. Conf. Soc. Vac. Coaters, New Orleans, USA, 1997.

Dynamic control of reactive sputtering by plasma emission monitoring
A.G. Spencer and R.P. Howson,
Invited paper at ISSP 91, Tokyo.

Study of CoNbFe films deposited by DC magnetron sputtering,
G. Pan, A.G. Spencer, and R.P. Howson,
IEEE trans. mag.

Sputtering of architectural coatings,
A.G. Spencer,
Invited paper at SIRA forum, "Performance and limitations of modern optical coatings",
Nov. 1991.

Reactive sputtering with an unbalanced magnetron,
R.P. Howson, H.A. J'Afer, G.W. Hall, M. Stenlake, R.A. Swady, A.G. Spencer, H. Beiderman,
S. Kadlec, and H. Barankova.,
Invited paper at ISSP 91, Tokyo,

Dynamic control of reactive magnetron sputtering : a theoretical analysis
A.G. Spencer, and R.P. Howson,
Thin Solid Films, 186, pp129 - 136, 1990.

Substrate effects from an unbalanced magnetron
R.P. Howson, H.A. J'Afer, and A.G. Spencer,
Thin Solid Films, 193/194, pp127-137, 1990.

Reactive sputtering of electrically conducting tin oxide,
R.P. Howson, H. Barankova, and A.G. Spencer,
Thin Solid Films, 196, pp 315 - 321, 1990.

The formation and control of DC magnetron discharges for the high rate reactive processing of thin films,
R.P. Howson, A.G. Spencer, K. Oka, and R.W. Lewin,
J. Vac. Sci. Technol., A7(3), pp1230 - 1234, 1989.

The modification of polymer surfaces by the deposition of thin films,
R.P. Howson, A.G. Spencer, K. Suzuki, R.W. Lewin, and I. Sutherland,
Vacuum 39, 1, 29, 1989.

Deposition of amorphous CoNbFe magnetic thin films by unbalanced DC magnetron sputtering,
G.H. Pan, A.G. Spencer, and R.P. Howson,
Proc. IPAT, 89, 76, 1989.

Self pumping in high rate reactive sputtering,
R.P. Howson and A.G. Spencer,
presented at 32nd Ann. Conf. Soc. Vac. Coaters, St. Louis, USA, 1989.

High rate reactive sputtering onto flexible polymer sheet,
R.P. Howson, A. G. Spencer, K. Oka, and R.W. Lewin,
Presented at Electrochem. Soc. Conf., Chicago, USA,
published in J. Electrochem. Soc.

High rate reactive sputtering without a high vacuum pump,
R.P. Howson, A.G. Spencer, S.A. Kazandjiev, and E.M. Stenlake,
IPAT proc., Geneva, Switzerland, 1989.

Pressure stability in reactive magnetron sputtering,
A.G. Spencer, R.P. Howson, and R.W. Lewin,
Thin Solid Films, 158, pp141 - 149, 1988.

RF oscillations in DC planar magnetron sputtering, (0.7MB)
A.G. Spencer and R.P. Howson,
Vacuum, 38, 497, 1988.

Activation of reactive sputtering by a plasma beam from an unbalanced magnetron, (1.8MB)
A.G. Spencer, K. Oka, R.W. Lewin, and R.P. Howson,
Vacuum, 38, 857, 1988.

Design and use of a vacuum system for high rate reactive sputtering of TiO2/TiN/TiO2 solar control films,
A.G. Spencer, M. Georgson, C. A. Bishop, E. Stenberg, and R.P. Howson,
Solar Energy Materials, 18, 87, 1988.

A control process for stable operation of a high rate DC reactive planar magnetron sputtering system,
R.W. Lewin, A.G. Spencer, and R.P. Howson,
Vacuum, 38, 8/10, 947, 1988.

High rate reactive sputtering - a review,
R.P. Howson, A.G. Spencer, and R.W. Lewin,
Vacuum, 38, 8/10, 947, 1988.

Control and activation techniques for the optimization of the reactive sputtering of TiO2,
K. Oka, R.P. Howson, R.W. Lewin, and A.G. Spencer,
SPIE, 1019/05, 1988, Hamburg, FDR.

System design for the high rate reactive sputtering of indium oxide solar coatings,
A.G. Spencer, and R.P. Howson,
SPIE, 1016/23, 1988, Hamburg, FDR.

The preparation and properties of Co films made by planar magnetron bias sputtering,
E.S. Warner, R.P. Howon, and A.G. Spencer,
IOP solid state physics conf., Nottingham, 1988.

The design and performance of planar magnetron sputtering cathodes,
A.G. Spencer, C.A. Bishop, and R.P. Howson,
Vacuum, 37, 3/4, pp363 - 366, 1987.

The control of reactive magnetron sputtering,
A.G. Spencer, R.W. Lewin, and R.P. Howson,
IOP solid state physics conf., Bristol, 1987.

The properties of magnetron sputtered CoNi thin films,
A.G. Spencer and R.P. Howson,
Vacuum, 36, 1-3, pp103 - 105, 1986.