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Press Release 091107/166

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Press Release 091107/166 - ICDD 2007 Workshops

Rietveld Refinement & Indexing Workshop
24-26 September 2007
Sponsored by the International Centre for Diffraction Data
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Learn the principles and techniques of Rietveld analysis at ICDD’s specialized three-day workshop.  Reinforce your learning experiences with our hands-on data analysis training!

Discover the Rietveld method as a powerful tool for:

  • Extracting accurate and precise structural information from powder patterns of inorganic, organic, coordination compounds, metal and alloy and macromolecular compounds
  • Performing accurate quantitative phase analysis
  • Obtaining microstructural information

Let the experts guide and advise you through the problem solving techniques to maximize the quality of your results!

Specimen Preparation for X-ray Fluorescence
2-4 October 2007
Sponsored by the International Centre for Diffraction Data
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Specimen preparation….The key to superior results!

Revitalize your specimen preparation techniques with a three-day workshop conducted by leading experts.  You’ll discover innovative and creative techniques for loose powders, pressed powder briquettes, fusion beads, fusion solutions and metals.  For a truly hands-on experience various specimen preparation instruments will be utilized during the workshop.  Instructors with experience in metals, liquids, powders and much more will be here to share their knowledge with you. 

The experience doesn’t end there……… Prepare & run specimens that you provide!

All specimens used for class exercises will be provided by you, the attendee.  This will allow you to gain insight into the preparation of not only your materials, but various others supplied by your peers. 

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