From Nano to Micro Probes: Advanced Characterization Methods

Aug. 28-29, 2016
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Campus

This workshop offers two mornings of seminars and two afternoons of demonstrations at CharFac and the Imaging Centers' various facilities. There is a fee to attend the afternoon demos and space is limited so be sure to register soon.

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Tentative workshop schedule:

Monday Aug. 28-Morning Seminars

Compositional and Chemical Analysis in the TEM
Presented by Jason Myers

Dual-beam FIB/SEM and analysis with EBSD/TKD and STEM EDS
Presented by Nick Seaton

X-ray scattering: beyond phase identification and 
determination of lattice constants

Presented by Javier Garcia-Barriocanal

X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy
Presented by Bing Luo

Auger electron spectroscopy and microscopy
Presented by Geoff Rojas

Nuclear scattering: nondestructive depth profiling and 
impurity analysis with RBS, FReS and PIXE

Presented by Greg Haugstad

Monday Aug. 28-Afternoon Demonstrations

Analytical TEM
Presented by Jason Myers

Analytical SEM
Presented by Nick Seaton

X-ray scattering
Presented by Javier Garcia-Barriocanal

X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy
Presented by Bing Luo

Auger spectroscopy
Presented by Geoff Rojas

Ion beam analysis of multilayer systems
Presented by Greg Haugstad

Tuesday Aug. 29-Morning Seminars

TEM image analysis and 3D reconstruction
Presented by Wei Zhang

CryoSEM
Presented by Han Seung Lee

Confocal Raman Microscopy
Presented by Bing Luo

Visible-light spectral confocal fluorescence imaging
Presented by Mark Sanders and Guillermo Marques

Imaging and probing multiphase materials with advanced AFM
Presented by Greg Haugstad

Tuesday August 29-Afternoon Demonstrations

TEM 3D image reconstruction
Presented by Wei Zhang

CryoSEM of aqueous emulsions
Presented by Han Seung Lee & Chris Frethem

Confocal Raman microscopy
Presented by Bing Luo

Confocal fluorescence microscopy
Presented by Mark Sanders and Guillermo Marques

Advanced methods in AFM of soft matter
Presented by Greg Haugstad