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15th TOPAS Users’ Meeting

May 24-26, 2020 Šibenik, Croatia

Bruker AXS cordially invites you to the 15th TOPAS Users’ Meeting, which will be held May 24 - May 26, 2020 in Šibenik, Croatia.

The meeting provides a review of state of the art profile fitting analyses using TOPAS, hosting a program of invited speakers. The major component is to demonstrate TOPAS's outstanding modeling methods and related applications in X-ray and neutron diffraction. Participation is open for anyone, TOPAS users and non-users, interested in learning more about the TOPAS capabilities and applications.

Participants are encouraged to submit discussion topics in advance to the organizers. The final schedule will take issues of general interest into account. Presentations and example data used will be distributed to the participants as made available by the speakers.

The 15th TOPAS Users’ Meeting preceeds the 17th European Powder Diffraction Conference (EPDIC17) held in Šibenik, Croatia, same location:


Key topics are:

  • Crystal structure determination and refinement
  • Quantitative phase analysis
  • Microstructure analysis
  • Pair distribution function analysis

Please download agenda here.


Fees and Registration:



Invited Speakers:

  • Marcus Mendenhall, NIST, US
  • Paolo Scardi , University of Trento, IT
  • Dominique Ectors, Bruker AXS, DE
  • Matthew Rowles, Curtin University, AUS
  • Robert Dinnebier, MPI Stuttgart, DE
  • Martin Rudolph, TU Freiberg, DE
  • Martin Etter, DESY, Hamburg
  • Phil Chater, Diamond, UK
  • Antonis Vamvakeros, University College London, UK
  • Michael Evans, Bruker AXS, DE
  • Dorota Matras, University of Manchester and Finden ltd., UK
  • David Wragg, University of Oslo, NO
  • Maxwell Terban, MPI Stuttgart, DE
  • Martin-Ulrich Schmidt, , Uni Frankfurt, DE
  • Luzia Germann, McGill University, CA
  • Scott Misture, Alfred University, USA
  • Pamela Whitfield, Excelsus, CH
  • Peter Stephens, SUNY at Stonybrook, USA
  • Peter Khalifah, Stony Brook University, USA
  • Sebastian Bette, MPI Stuttgart, DE
  • Gianpiero Gallo, MPI Stuttgart, DE