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TOPAS Structure Analysis - Application Training

About the training

This training course is intended for experienced users of the DIFFRAC.TOPAS software package, or for users with experience using other similar structure analysis software packages. Participants will learn about some of the advanced features of DIFFRAC.TOPAS, including use of the macro language in Launch Mode. Knowledge of crystallography is required. The course will be conducted in English, therefore good knowledge of English is also required.


Course Outline and Agenda

Day 1, 10am - 5pm

  • Indexing
  • Line profile analysis
  • Creating an input file


Day 2, 9am - 5pm

  • Structure refinement using the Rietveld method
  • Use of constraints and restraints
  • Construction of rigid bodies


Day 3, 9am - 5pm

  • Structure determination using Simulated Annealing and Charge Flipping

To register, please fill out the online registration form.

More details

Class size

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

The course price includes course materials, lunch and refreshments. Travel and accommodation are not included.



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.


Our Facility

Bruker AXS GmbH
Training Center
Östliche Rheinbrückenstr. 49
76187 Karlsruhe

Tel: +49 721 50997-0
Fax: +49 721 50997-5222

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For further information about the course content, please contact:
Dr. Michael Evans, Application Scientist XRD,


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