Short Courses

  • Registrations are now closed.
  • Please contact David Adams if you have any questions (contact information below.)

Course Listing for 2023

May 22, 2023
May 23, 2023
May24, 2023
May 25, 2023
Basic Vacuum Technology
(Riddle and Arata, 4 days)
Basics of RF Technology
Vacuum and Cryogen Safety
Plasma and Ion Beam Diagnostics: Principles & Applications
Improving the Efficiency of Vacuum Processes

General Short Course Information:

  • Short courses meet from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the conference venue.
  • All courses will be held at the Sheraton Albuquerque Airport Hotel, 2910 Yale Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106.
  • Book your room online with the group rate HERE.
  • Hotel reservations can also be made with the hotel directly at 505-843-7000.  Please notify them that you are with the American Vacuum Society Group for a discounted of $121/night plus tax for reservations made by 4/30/23.  The $121 reflects the government per diem rate for Albuquerque in 2023.
  • For information about the Sheraton and directions to the Hotel, please visit .
  • One day courses cost $790 and Basic Vacuum Technology (4 days) costs $1,895.
  • Full time university students qualify for a $75 short course day rate.  (1 day course is $75, 2-day courses cost $150 and 4 day course is $300)
  • AVS members may qualify for a discount.  Contact David Adams (info below) for details prior to registering.
  • Lunch is provided for all short course attendees.

 For questions about short courses , please contact:

David Adams