Auditorium during the Official Opening of the PSE 2012 in the Room Richard-Strauss

The PSE 2016 conference will be held from Monday, September 12 to Friday, September 16, 2016. The program was prepared by the International Program Committee of PSE 2016 on the basis of submitted abstracts.


Time Schedule


Time Schedule





Abstracts of all presentations (PDF)

Conference Booklet complete [PDF]



Further Highlights


Sunday, September 11, 2016

Fundamentals and Trends of Plasma Surface Processing

Plasma modeling - Fundamentals and Applications

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Properties and Applications of Tribological Coatings (SVC C-328)


Public Evening Lecture (german language)

Monday, September 12, 2016

Klaus Hannemann, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
Congress Center of Garmisch-Partenkirchen
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

This Lecture is addressed to interested people, guests as well as students and teachers of grammar schools of the immediate and broader environs of Garmisch-Partenkirchen.


Industrial Workshop: Plasma Surface Technology as an enabler for eco friendly mobility

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 (afternoon)

This workshop will focus on recent advancements in surface engineering equipment and application of plasma surface technologies. Speakers from industry will discuss the contribution of plasma surface technologies to enable eco friendly mobility through innovations in products and processes. Topics include plasma surface technologies for coatings and thin films in automotive, aerospace, transportation, energy supply and tooling/cutting applications.
The workshop will be organized and chaired by Tim Hosenfeldt, Schaeffler AG (GER) in cooperation with the Society of Vacuum Coaters (SVC).


Industrial Exhibition / Exhibition Evening

Tuesday / Wednesday, September 13 to 14, 2016

 An Industrial Exhibition, where manufacturing and service companies will find excellent opportunities to present their products and announce their services, will again constitute an important part of the meeting. The exhibition area will be located in the main hall close to the conference desk. An Industrial Evening is planned on Tuesday. Interested companies and organizations, please contact the conference management as soon as possible.


Job Placement Center/Technology Placement Center

At PSE 2016 a “Job Placement Center” will be set up as a contact point for job seekers and organizations recruiting new employees. The “Technological Placement Center” will act as an exchange forum for scientific/technological queries and will support cooperative venturea and proposals for problem-solving.