about Demcon TSST.

TSST is a scientific instrumentation company specialized in custom designed, innovative thin-film deposition equipment with a focus on Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD) equipment and complementary components such as high pressure RHEED and heating and target stages for upgrading existing systems. We share knowledge on thin-film growth by organizing courses, providing instructions on the client’s systems and through our international conference contributions.


our history, our future.

TSST was founded in 1998 as a spin-off company from the University of Twente, following pioneering thin-film research and system developments in the university’s materials science groups. Since 2018, TSST has been part of the Demcon Group, enabling us to mature as a renowned thin-film deposition equipment manufacturer with 25 years of expertise. TSST values and maintains close collaborations with the University of Twente and the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology in the Netherlands, which is one of the world’s leading nanotechnology research institutes.

About the Demcon group

developing solutions and making an impact.

The company was created as a result of the passion of its founders for solving challenging technological and social problems. We develop high-quality, innovative, complex systems and products, and can also take care of production ourselves. This way we create value for our customers. In a society faced by major challenges, we carry out projects that have a positive impact on people and the world they live in. We work on smart applications in various sectors, such as healthcare, safety, water, energy, production and communication. In addition to technological innovation we also devote our efforts to promoting entrepreneurship and investing in talent and education.


We enjoy establishing, developing and maintaining good relationships with our customers. We therefore aim to design PLD systems that meet our customers’ requirements and expectations. Our sales team focuses on obtaining a good understanding of our customers’ scientific interests and expectations of their ideal PLD product. With our background and experience in thin-film growth research, we strive to discuss and advise on system details, possible configurations and potential preferred future upgrades.

Besides our own sales team, we have local representation by agents who advise and support our customers in specific countries.

You can reach us over : sales.tsst@demcon.com

we are represented around the globe.

China: Beijing Eberl Instruments Trading Co., Ltd.

United States of America: United Mineral & Chemical Corp.

India: Laser Science Services (I) Pvt Ltd

Singapore: Portsdown Scientific Pte Ltd

Australia, New Zealand and the Islands of South West Pacific: Scitek Australia Pty Ltd