Application Training

X-ray Powder Diffraction Basics

Remote Courses

Remote training courses will be hosted via video conference and will cover the same topics as the courses hosted at our Karlsruhe facility. The course will be broken up into a morning session and afternoon session (participants will attend both). Course work will include lecture sessions on principles of X-ray analysis as well as training sessions with different software packages. Participants will receive a customized virtual training environment complete with latest software versions and exercises.

This training course will show the theoretical fundamentals, sample preparation techniques, and methods in qualitative phase analysis with the D2 and D8 family of diffractometers. The focus is on powder diffraction using the DIFFRAC.SUITE software packages including DIFFRAC.EVA. The course will be conducted in either English or German, as shown on the course schedule page.

Remote courses will contain a morning and afternoon session.

Course Schedule and Agenda:

Day 1

  • Introduction and Theory of X-ray diffraction
  • Introduction to the instrument and measurement software
    • Sample preparation
    • Data collection strategies
  • DIFFRAC.COMMANDER
    • Using the Wizard and creating push-buttons
    • Displaying data in the Results Manager
  •  

Day 2

  • DIFFRAC.EVA
    • Search/Match strategies for qualitative phase analysis
    • Creation and handling of the databases
    • Working with the COD and ICDD PDF database
    • Semi-quantitative phase analysis
    • Advanced features
    • Reporting

Dates:

July 05-06, 2021 (English, remote)
September 06-07, 2021 (German, remote)
September 27-28, 2021 (English, remote)

 

Location:

Further Information

Location

Language

German or English

Class size

Training should not precede the installation of the system concerned.

Class sizes are limited, so that each participant receives individual attention and participates in all hands-on activities. Early registration is encouraged as registrations are accepted on a first-come/first-served basis.

Attendance fee

For courses taking place at our Karlsruhe facility, the course price includes course materials, lunch, and refreshments. Travel and accommodation are not included.

For remote courses, the fee includes 1 hour of remote follow-up support (to be used within 1 month after completion of the course).

Cancellation

Registrations cancelled within 10 working days prior to the start of the course are subject to a cancellation fee of 30 %. Registered persons not attending the course without having given prior notice will be fully charged. We reserve the right to cancel a course if there are less than three registrants by the registration deadline.

Contact

For further information about the course content, please contact:

Dr. Dominique Ectors
Application Scientist XRD

For information about price, registration, or other questions:

Evi Breitinger

For a quotation, please contact:

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