X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis Workshop - PyMca

Nov 06. till Nov 07.

X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis Workshop - PyMca

The workshop is intended for users of Diamond beamlines that perform elemental imaging. It is specifically focused on the use of PyMca, a versatile software package for the analysis of X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) data.

06/11/20192019-11-06 - 07/11/20192019-11-07
Diamond Light Source, Oxfordshire, UK


Diamond Light Source will hold its first PyMca analysis workshop on the 6th and 7th in November 2019.

The aim of the workshop is to teach users of Diamond beamlines that perform elemental imaging how to get the most out of their XRF data. The course consists of a mixture of lectures covering basic principles and workshop sessions designed to teach participants the basics of data processing and analysis, for example fitting and quantification.
PyMca has been developed by the ESRF Data Analysis group and the course will be delivered by the main developer, V.A. Solé.


Applications for the X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis Workshop - PyMca 2019 are now CLOSED.

Successful applicants will be informed by the 14th October 2019.

Provisional Programme

Wednesday 6th November 
10.30 am - 11 am  Registrations
11 am - 1 pm Talks
1 pm - 2 pm Lunch
2 pm - 6 pm Talks
6 pm - onwards Dinner
Thursday 7th November 
10 am - 1 pm Talks
1 pm - 2 pm Lunch
2 pm - 5 pm Talks

Event fee, accommodation and transport

There is no fee to attend this course.

All meals and refreshments throught the course will be provided free of charge.

One night of accommodation at Ridgeway House (the on-site guest house) will also be provided, upon request.  Check in on the 6th November, check out on the 7th November.

Applicants are required to cover the cost of their transport to and from Diamond. 

Parking on Campus:

Due to a large number of building works on site, parking on the Harwell Campus is extremely limited and visitors’ parking cannot be guaranteed. We strongly recommend travelling by public transport, where possible, if you are attending an event at Diamond.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Find here more information on how to get to Diamond by Public Transport.


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