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ITO-Coated Glass, CEC-Series
ITO-Coatings on High Quality Glass Substrates

Special Properties

  • Electrically conductive and optically transparent
  • High VIS-NIR light transmission
  • High quality glass substrate
  • SiO2 barrier layer
  • Low roughness
  • High sheet resistance homogeneity
  • Uniform transmission homogeneity
  • Reflecting in the infrared range

Typical Applications

  • Display technology
  • Transparent ITO electrode
  • ITO coated microscope slide
  • Circuit substrate
  • Micro structuring application
  • Transparent EMF/EMI/EMC/RFI/HF shielding glass
  • Flat antennas for mobile communication
  • Conducting glass
  • De-Icing applications
  • Heatable ITO slide & cover slip
  • ITO-coated glass plate

Our CEC ITO-coating series are used, whenever an electrically conductive surface that at the same time offers a high optical transparency is required. ITO-coating on glassThis is achieved by sputter-coating a thin conductive layer of indium-tin-oxide onto high quality glass substrates. Our conductive transparent glass is often used for display technology and micro structuring applications. Other typical applications based on our ITO-glass are the manufacturing of transparent ITO-electrodes, integrated invisible flat antennas, antistatic windows, heating and de-icing windows with an optical function, far infrared mirrors and many other unique technical appliances. For research and development, we manufacture ITO-coated microscope slides at almost any common standard or non-standard dimension. Because of the low electrical sheet resistances we have available, our ITO-coatings have often be used to shield electromagnetic fields while still transmitting most of the visible light. Our CEC-S and CEC-P series of conductive transparent oxide coatings (CTO coatings) feature a SiO2 passivation layer. This quartz barrier layer is only a few nanometers thick, and is located between the substrate and the ITO-coating. This offers an increased electrical insulation performance and minimizes possible leaching of alkali-oxides from the glass into liquid crystals. The process of coating this SiO2 passivation layer between the ITO thin film coating and the glass substrate, is advantageous for most electronic applications and is efficiently integrated into the production process. It does not add any extra cost to our ITO-coated end product. In addition to our S- and P-type of ITO-coatings, ITO-coated quartz glass (CEC-Q), ITO-coated borosilicate glass (CEC-B), ITO-coated 1737 glass (CEC-A), ITO-coated EAGLE2000 glass (CEC-E) and ITO-coated thin glass (CEC-T) are part of our standard delivery program (see chart on the right). The manufacturing of ITO-coatings can be customized to your requirements. Substrate material, optical transmission, square resistance, the passivation layer or other technical properties can be adapted to your technical needs on a per-coating-run basis. Please use our coating inquiry form to request your customized ITO-coating. To electrically contact our ITO-coated materials, you can find a conductive adhesive copper tape here.

 

Standard Dimensions

Since almost any application requires an individual part size, we deliberately waived to be restricted by standard sizes. All our standard ITO-coatings listed in the adjoining chart, normally can be manufactured according to your custom size specification rapidly, even at large quantities. No matter whether your part measures only some millimeters, or it has typical microscope slide dimensions, or it is substantially larger as required for display applications, all these sizes are possible. To request any of our ITO-coated materials with your individual dimensions, please click the button below:


Request for ITO-coating quotation



Please check our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) regarding our ITO-coated products for additional detailed information.

Specifications of ITO-Coatings
on High Quality Glass Substrates

 

Optical Transmission

Substrates

Coating Construction

  • CEC-S and CEC-P coatings:
    • Single side ITO-Coating (Indium-Tin-Oxide)
    • SiO2 passivation layer between ITO-Layer
      and glass substrate:
      - Layer thickness at Rsq ≤ 120Ω/ : ∼ 25nm
      - Layer thickness at Rsq = 500Ω/ : ∼ 65nm
  • CEC-A, CEC-B, CEC-E, CEC-F, CEC-Q and CEC-T coatings:
    • Single side ITO-coating (Indium-Tin-Oxide)
    • Without SiO2 passivation layer


The following chart shows our currently available
ITO-coated stock materials (updated daily):

 

Surface Resistivity
Rsq


Product-
code



Ω/


typ.
Ω/

typ.
ITO-film
tk. (nm)

Substrate-
thicknesses
(mm)


Substrate selected HQ-Floatglass
(CECXXXS)

CEC005S
≤5
4,5 310 1,1
CEC007S
≤7
6 260 1,1
CEC010S
≤10
8,5 180 0,7 / 1,1
CEC015S
≤15
12,5 120 0,7 / 1,1
CEC017S
≤17
14 110 1,1
CEC020S
≤20
15 100 0,7 / 1,1
CEC030S
≤30
24 65 1,1
CEC040S
≤40
30 50 1,1
CEC050S
≤50
40 40 0,7 / 1,1
CEC100S
≤100
80 23 0,55 / 0,7 / 1,1
CEC120S
≤120
100 21 0,7 / 1,1
CEC500S
500±100
500±100 15 0,4 / 0,7 / 1,1

Substrate mechanically polished Floatglass
(CECXXXP)

CEC005P
≤5
4,5 310 0,5 / 0,7
CEC007P
≤7
6 260 0,4 / 0,7
CEC010P
≤10
8,5 180 0,4 / 1,1
CEC015P ≤15 12,5 120 0,4
CEC020P
≤20
15 100 0,55 / 1,1
CEC030P
≤30
24 65 0,4 / 1,1
CEC050P
≤50
40 40 1,1
CEC060P ≤60 50 33 0,55
CEC080P
≤80
65 25 0,4
CEC100P
≤100
80 23 1,1

Substrate 1737 Low Alkali Glass
(CECXXXA)

CEC010A 10±2,5 10±2,5 n/a 1,1
CEC020A 20±5 20±5 n/a 0,7 / 1,1
CEC025A 25±6 25±6 n/a 0,7 / 1,1

Substrate Borosilicate Glass
(CECXXXB)

CEC007B
7±2
7±2 n/a 1,1
CEC010B
10±3
10±3 n/a 1,1 / 1,75 / 2,0 / 3,3 / 5,0
CEC020B
20±6
20±6 n/a 0,7 / 1,1 / 3,3

Substrate EAGLE2000 Low Alkali Glass
(CECXXXE)

CEC010E 10±3 10±3 n/a 1,1
CEC020E
20±5
20±5 n/a 1,1

Substrate Floatglass
(CECXXXF)

CEC005F 5±1 5±1 n/a 1,0
CEC007F 7±2 7±2 n/a 1,0
CEC010F 10±3 10±3 n/a 1,0 / 3,0
CEC015F
15±4
15±4 n/a 1,0 / 3,0
CEC020F
20±5
20±5 n/a 1,0
CEC050F
50±12,5
50±12,5 n/a 1,0
CEC100F
100±25
100±25 n/a 0,7 / 1,0

Substrate Quartz Glass, double side polished
(CECXXXQ)

CEC020Q
20±5
20±5 n/a 1,0 / 2,0

Substrate Thin Glass
(CECXXXT)

CEC010T
10±3
10±3 n/a 0,175
CEC020T
20±5
20±5 n/a 0,175 / 0,3

Substrate Natural Blank Flashed Opal Glass
(CECXXXM)

CEC020M
20±5
20±5 n/a 3,0
Important Note: Natural Blank Flashed Opal Glass has visible wavy surfaces and might show drawing lines.


Other sheet resistances (5Ω-1kΩ), custom substrate thicknesses (≥0,1mm) and other glass substrate materials on per-coating-run basis on request.

Flatness

  • Depending on substrate material and thickness
  • Other on request

Surface Quality

  • typ. 80-50 scratch & dig (MIL-0-13830A)
  • Other on request

Other Specifications

  • According to MIL-C-675 A (4.6.11, Rubber test)
  • According to MIL-M-13508 (4.4.6, Tape test)

All given details and specifications are mean reference values and are not guaranteed. In addition, please consider our "Notes on technical specifications"