X-rays: A Clever Characterisation for Smarter Formulation

Jun 19. till Jun 19.

X-rays: A Clever Characterisation for Smarter Formulation

This event provides a perfect platform for formulation scientists to better understand the physical and chemical behaviours of formulations and to explore smart solutions for accelerating processes and controlling performance.

19/06/20182018-06-19 - 19/06/20182018-06-19
Diamond Light Source


X-rays: A Clever Characterisation for Smarter Formulation is the third in a series of events enabling formulation scientists across the UK to share and discuss modern characterisation techniques.  It is jointly organised by Diamond Light Source and the RSC’s Formulation Science and Technology Group
The event will cover a range of advanced material characterisation and synchrotron applications. You will hear from experts at Diamond as well a number of industry and academic representatives. Delegates will also have the opportunity to take part in a tour of the world class Diamond facility where you will see a wide range of tools and techniques used to advance formulation research and development.


Registration is open until the 8th June. Register Here
A registration fee of £50 is applicable for all attendees.  Refreshments and a catered lunch will be provided. 
For any queries please contact industry@diamond.ac.uk 


Time Title Speaker
10.00 Arrival & networking  
10.20 Welcome to Diamond  
Speaker Sessions - What Diamond do
10.30 Diffraction based techniques for formulations research Claire Pizzey - Deputy Head of Industrial Liaison, Diamond Light Source
11.00 Spectroscopic techniques for formulations research Sin-Yuen Chang, Industrial Liaison Post Doctoral Research Associate, Diamond Light Source
11.30 Imaging techniques for formulations research Sally Irvine - Industrial Liason Scientist - Imaging, Diamond Light Source
12.00 Lunch  
Speaker Sessions - Applications of Diamond
13.00 Applications of synchrotrons to formulations research  Julien Schmitt, Post Doctoral Research Associate, University of Bath
13.30 Applications of synchrotrons to formulations research  Peter Scheutz - Refreshment Discover Measurement Leader, Unilever R&D
14.00 Panel Discussion  
14.30 Coffee break  
Inside the Synchrotron
15.00 Tour of Diamond  
16.00 Concluding remarks and close