Synchrotron X-Ray Powder Diffraction Data Analysis Workshop

Nov 02. till Nov 02.

Synchrotron X-Ray Powder Diffraction Data Analysis Workshop

This one day workshop will provide an introduction to the analysis of synchrotron X-Ray powder diffraction (SXPD) data using the TOPAS software package.

Date
02/11/20152015-11-02 - 02/11/20152015-11-02
Location
Diamond Light Source, Oxfordshire, UK

Event Details

Date: Monday 2nd November 2015
Location: MR G53/54, Diamond Light Source, UK
Organisers: Sarah Day, Annabelle Baker, Claire Murray, Chiu Tang and Stephen Thompson

This one day workshop will provide an introduction to the analysis of synchrotron X-Ray powder diffraction (SXPD) data using the TOPAS software package. The programme is aimed at new users, particularly PhD students and early Postdocs, who will be using SXPD as part of their research work. This workshop will include presentations from invited speakers and beamline staff, as well as data analysis tutorials and practical sessions. Potential topics to be covered during the day are: full profile fitting (Pawley/LeBail methods), fundamental parameters approach for particle size and strain analysis and Rietveld refinement for structure solution.

Preliminary Schedule

9:30 – 10:00 Arrival and Coffee
10:00 – 11:00 Talks
11:00 – 12:00 Software Demonstration
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 15:00 Further Demonstrations and Practical Session
15:00 - 15:15 Coffee Break 
15:15 – 17:00 Practical Session

 

Registration

Places for this workshop are limited and therefore applicants will be required to complete a brief registration detailing their current project work and their justification for attending the workshop.

Registration will close on the 25th September and applicants will hear the result by the end of the following week. 

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

If you have any questions or require any assistance then please contact the Diamond Events Team on +44 1235 778639 or events@diamond.ac.uk

Accommodation

There are a number of accommodation options near to the Harwell campus:

Ridgeway House - The RAL onsite Guest House Tel: 01235 445500
0.5 miles

Milton Hill House - Milton Hill, Steventon, OX13 6AF Tel: 01235 825716
3.5 miles

Steventon House Hotel - Milton Hill, Steventon, OX13 6AB Tel: 01235 831223
3.6 miles

The Bear Hotel - Market Place, Wantage, OX12 8AB Tel: 01235 766366
7.8 miles

The Kingswell - Reading Road, Harwell, OX11 0LZ Tel: 01235 833043
3.7 miles

Premier Inn - Oxford South (Didcot) Hotel, Milton Interchange, OX14 4TX Tel: 0871 527 8868
4.6 miles