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Apr 3, 2014

Improving the Bottom Line in Mining with
X-ray Analysis
In this one-hour educational webinar, Bruker technical experts will present the latest in XRF and XRD analytical methods and instrumentation for industrial mining and minerals applications. Panelists Arkady Buman, Kai Behrens and Brian Jones will show the power of combining XRD with XRF to enhance hydro- and pyro-metallurgical mining steps in order to increase the output of high-grade ore.
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Mar 13, 2014

A Double Dose: Combining XRD and TXRF for Analysis of Pharmaceutical Materials
X-ray diffraction and total reflection X-ray fluorescence are two powerful, non-destructive techniques used in pharmaceutical analysis. When combined, these complementary methods provide a wealth of structural and compositional information. This 45-minute webinar will explore case studies using the D2 PHASER and S2 PICOFOX benchtop instruments.
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Nov 15, 2013

Frontiers in
Pharmaceutical
X-ray Analysis (FPXA) 2013
This 4-hour webinar highlights the latest frontiers in the application of X-ray techniques, such as powder X-ray diffraction (PXRD) and total reflection X-ray fluorescence (TXRF), to drug discovery, development and quality control. Experts from industry and academia share their firsthand knowledge and experience in the latest technological advances and methods.
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Jun 27, 2013

Good Diffraction
Practice IX:
LYNXEYE XE - Combining 1D Speed with 0D Background
Join Sr. Applications Scientist Holger Cordes for a 45-minute overview of the new LYNXEYE XE 1D energy-discriminating detector. Holger will present XRD application examples, using different sample types, illustrating how the LYNXEYE XE can help you better characterize your material samples.
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Jun 4, 2013

Good Diffraction
Practice VIII:
Innovative 2D XRD Applications in Materials Science
In this 1-hour educational webinar, Jon Giencke gives you an overview of 2D X-ray diffraction geometry and present-day applications that highlight XRD2's unique capabilities. Application examples include crystallite size by gamma-profiling, characterization of ultra-thin epitaxial films and superlattices, miscut angle determination of single-crystal substrates, and retained Austenite analysis with 2D XRD.
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Apr 16, 2013

Forensics Analysis with X-ray Diffraction and X-ray Fluorescence
Join Bruker scientists Nathan Henderson and Michael Beauchaine in this 1-hour webinar as they discuss XRD, TXRF and micro-XRF applications relating to forensics analysis: gunshot residue, toxicology, paint chips and origin determination, pharmaceuticals, fraudulent gemstones and banknotes, and identification of small particles.
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Mar 26, 2013

Good Diffraction
Practice VII:
In-Plane Grazing
Incidence Diffraction
In addition to providing in-plane structural information such as phase ID, crystallite size, lattice parameters, texture, and epitaxial relationship to substrate, IPGID is a very surface-sensitive technique, which makes it well suited for looking at ultra-thin films. This 1-hour webinar covers an introduction to IPGID, application examples, and configurations and techniques for collecting the best data.
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Dec 12, 2012

Good Diffraction
Practice VI: Texture
Analysis with MULTEX
In this 1-hour webinar, join Dr. Kurt Helming, expert in crystallographic texture and author of MULTEX texture analysis software, as he introduces texture analysis concepts, explains how to optimize texture measurements, describes the calculation of pole figures and orientation distribution functions, covers the Component method, and presents application examples.
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Jan 26, 2012

Good Diffraction
Practice V: Reciprocal
Space Mapping
See for yourself how to apply HRXRD to acquire reciprocal space maps (RSMs) and extract information about the structural properties of your epitaxial or layered materials. The presenters discuss 1D and 2D X-ray detectors that permit mapping of large areas of reciprocal space in a very short time. Numerous examples help you learn how to interpret RSMs.
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Oct 13, 2011

Advanced Crystallography -- Publication of
Crystal Structures
Publication of crystal structures is often a researcher's least favorite task. This 90-min webinar will help. It describes the steps required to prepare crystal structures for publication in chemical and crystallographic journals, including collection of high-quality intensity data, common refinement problems, data evaluation, error analysis, preparation of CIF files, and the use of CIF-checking programs.
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May 18, 2011

Rare Earth Element Prospecting and Production
Learn how "Indiana Jones" analytical X-ray methods give you the elemental and mineralogical composition information you need in the quest, extraction, recovery and processing of rare earth elements (REEs).
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Mar 24, 2011

Good Diffraction
Practice IV: High-Resolution X-ray Diffractometry
This one-hour educational webinar teaches tips and tricks for getting the best possible high-resolution X-ray diffraction (HRXRD) data from your epitaxially grown thin film and semiconductor samples.
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Sep 30, 2010

Good Diffraction Practice III: Powder XRD Instrumentation and Data Quality
Join Dr. Lutz Bruegemann as he explains important aspects of X-ray powder diffraction workflow: from mechanical setup of the goniometer to data collection and evaluation of data quality.
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Aug 11, 2010

Good Diffraction Practice II: Two-Dimensional XRD
X-ray diffraction analysis with a two-dimensional detector is fast and accurate for many applications because a 2-D pattern covers a large solid ange. This webinar presents the geometry, fundamental equations and data collection strategy for phase ID, stress measurement and texture analysis.
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Jul 21, 2010

Good Diffraction Practice I: X-ray Reflectomety
X-ray reflectometry (XRR) can be used to quantitatively analyze coatings of single or multiple layers for thickness, density and roughness. Discover tips and tricks for getting the best possible data for XRR from your layered sample and achieving Angstrom-level resolution.
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May 18, 2010

Exploring Protein and Nucleic Acid Structure with Small Angle X-ray Scattering
Small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) is becoming an increasingly popular tool for studying the structure and interactions of biological macromolecules. SAXS provides information about the sizes and shapes of macromolecules which is complementary with other methods, such as crystallography and NMR.
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Mar 11, 2010

Building Material Characterization by X-ray Methods
Cement applications experts Arkady Buman and Alexander Seyfarth summarize groundbreaking developments from AXS CEM 2010. Learn how to apply analytical X-ray methods to predict cement properties during production and run your process more effectively.
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Feb 23, 2010

The Future of X-ray Diffraction Has Arrived:
D8 ADVANCE with DAVINCI
See not only how easy it is to switch setups, but also how reproducibly you can collect data. Instrument video demonstrations include switching between point and line focus, and exchanging primary optics.
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Dec 10, 2009

Exciting Student Learning with X-rays
Gain insight into how leading universities are energizing their curricula and engaging science students more fully by teaching X-ray analysis methods, including diffraction, crystallography and fluorescence spectrometry.
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Oct 01, 2009

Structure Solutions from Powder X-ray Diffraction
Learn about new possibilities for structure determination using powder XRD, including charge flipping, 3D Fourier maps, simulated annealing and variable counting time (VCT).
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Jun 02, 2009

See the Forest and the Trees: XRD and AFM for Compound Semi-conductors and Solar Cells
Explore combined applications of X-ray diffraction (XRD) and atomic force microscopy (AFM) to the research and production control of semiconductor materials.
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May 21, 2009

Industrial Minerals: How Onsite X-ray Analysis Saves Money
During this one-hour webinar you will see for yourself how XRD and XRF can increase production quality and quantity while reducing analysis time and cost.
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Dec 16, 2008

A Big-Angle View of Small-Angle Measurements
This one-hour webinar explains one- and two-dimensional small-angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) techniques and takes you on a tour of the nano-cosmos with examples of biological nanoparticle and metals analysis.
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Jun 17, 2008

More, Better, Faster: Advances in XRD2
Discover how to get more intensity, better statistics and faster results with an XRD2 system comprising a microfocus sealed-tube X-ray source and a 2D VANTEC-2000 X-ray detector.
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May 07, 2008

Cement II: Improved C-114 Qualification with WDXRF
This one-hour webinar highlights ways for you to more easily comply with ASTM C-114 standards with wavelength-dispersive X-ray fluorescence (WDXRF).
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Apr 16, 2008

EDXRD for Out-of-the-Box Crystal Orientation Measurement
Join Armin Gross and Uwe Preckwinkel for this overview of the working principles of energy-dispersive X-ray diffraction (EDXRD) as a method for determining the lattice orientation of single crystals.
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Apr 02, 2008

Cement I: Cost Savings Through Quantitative X-ray Diffraction
This webinar discusses the impact of XRD on mill and additive control, as well as the accurate determination of classic cement phases, such as C3S, C2S, ferite and gypsum.
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Jan 30, 2008

Developing Drugs? Take a Powder!
Explore the application of X-ray diffraction (XRD) techniques to drug discovery, development and quality control, and learn the principles of regulatory compliance with FDA, IQ/PQ/OQ and CFR standards.
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