Fundamentals of Materials Analysis Using Powder Diffraction
TO REGISTER JUST SEND AN EMAIL TO registrationECM29@globtour.hr
Organizers: The International Centre for Diffraction Data & Croatian Association of Crystallographers
- Dr Matteo Leoni, University di Trento, Italy
- Dr Timothy Fawcett, International Centre for Diffraction Data, Newtown Square, PA, USA
When? August 23rd, 2015 (Sunday), 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where? Rovinj, Hotel Eden, Congress hall
Registration Fee: Free, Attendees must be participants of the ECM29, and register for the workshop through the registration system of ECM29 or by sending an email to registrationECM29@globtour.hr. Box lunch will be provided.
A few words from the organizers: The workshop will focus on material identification and analysis using powder diffraction and the Powder Diffraction File™. We will cover the fundamental physics of diffraction, instrumentation, specimen preparation and typical sources of error in a powder diffraction experiment. For material identification and analysis we will use the Powder Diffraction File, PDF-4+ database. Time locked databases will be provided to attendees bringing their own laptops and we will demonstrate how to process data, interpret, and evaluate the results. We will also review and demonstrate software and various tools used for crystallite size analysis, crystallinity and quantitative phase analysis. We will include examples of crystalline, amorphous and nanocrystalline materials and the tools used to analyze them. The tools can be used with all types of diffraction; laboratory x-rays, synchrotron, neutron and electron.