[Neutron] 8th Canadian Powder Diffraction Workshop: 21-23 June, 2010
Swainson, Ian - NRC
Ian.Swainson at nrc.gc.ca
Mon Apr 26 16:34:21 CEST 2010
The 8th Canadian Powder Diffraction Workshop to be held on Monday 21st to Wednesday 23rd of June, 2010.
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
>>>>Registration Deadline: 1st June 2010
The first two days of this workshop concentrates on powder diffraction and Rietveld Analysis. The third day focuses on PDF (Pair Distribution Function)/Total Scattering analysis of amorphous, disordered, poorly crystalline or nano-crystalline materials.
The main theme of the workshop is in the fundamentals of using powder diffraction, and assisting participants in using the Rietveld method. Lectures on a variety of topics are planned for the morning, with the afternoon practical sessions concentrating on using GSAS for performing Rietveld analysis for structure refinement and quantitative phase analysis.
The third day of workshop is PDF (Pair Distribution Function) and
Total Scattering Analysis presented by Dr Thomas Proffen of Los
Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Travel and Location
Où se trouve Trois-Rivières?
Trois-Rivières is located roughly mid way between Montréal and Québec City. The most convenient airport is Dorval International Airport (now
called Montréal-Trudeau Airport) in Montréal; and is a 75 minute drive from Montréal and from Québec City.
Directions and travel hints are given at: http://www.cins.ca/cpdw/travel.html
Venue information and accommodation options see: http://www.cins.ca/cpdw/venue.html and http://www.cins.ca/cpdw/accomm.html
The cheapest accommodation option is a limited number of rooms are available on campus at UQTR. These consist of individual rooms with common kitchen, living room and bathroom. Cost for the duration of 2 nights on campus: CDN $120.
University-based* : CDN $300
Regular : CDN $450
* = professor, post-doc, student
In addition to covering the cost of running the meeting and handouts, this also includes three breakfasts, three lunches, two dinners and taxes for each registrant.
Registration form is downloadable from the following webpage. Payment options include bill, credit card and cheque.
*****Registration deadline is 1st June 2010
Speakers and Organizers
Professor Jacques Huot (Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières)
Robert Von Dreele (Argonne National Laboratory, USA)
Angus Wilkinson (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
Thomas Proffen (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA)
Ian Swainson (National Research Council of Canada)
Pamela Whitfield (National Research Council of Canada)
Michael Ghargouri (National Research Council of Canada)
* Introduction to the basics of crystallography
* Introduction to Powder Diffraction and Powder Diffraction Hardware
* Sample preparation, data collection considerations and phase identification using powder X-ray diffraction
* Introduction to Powder Profile Refinement
* Profile Refinement with GSAS (two part talk)
* Neutrons 101: Introduction to neutron diffraction
* Synchrotron and Neutron Experiments
* Beyond the Bragg peaks or why do we care about total scattering?
* Measuring total scattering X-ray and neutron data: where and how?
* What to do with your PDF: Modeling of disordered structures
Brief Pictorial History of the Rietveld Method
On the logo webpage, a brief pictorial history of the Rietveld method is
A poster for the workshop is downloadable at:
If there are students and/or XRD users in your institute who might benefit from attending such a workshop, we would appreciate it if this were brought to their attention. Please download the poster and post on departmental notice boards if appropriate.
CONFIDENTIAL AND PRIVILEGED INFORMATION NOTICE
This e-mail, and any attachments, may contain information that
is confidential, subject to copyright, or exempt from disclosure.
Any unauthorized review, disclosure, retransmission,
dissemination or other use of or reliance on this information
may be unlawful and is strictly prohibited.
AVIS D'INFORMATION CONFIDENTIELLE ET PRIVILÉGIÉE
Le présent courriel, et toute pièce jointe, peut contenir de
l'information qui est confidentielle, régie par les droits
d'auteur, ou interdite de divulgation. Tout examen,
divulgation, retransmission, diffusion ou autres utilisations
non autorisées de l'information ou dépendance non autorisée
envers celle-ci peut être illégale et est strictement interdite.
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Neutron