BCA XRF Industrial Group Meeting – 17 June 2015, Leicester

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BCA XRF Industrial Group Meeting 2015

09:30 Registration, coffee and exhibition

Chair: Ros Schwarz

09:55 Welcome

10:00 High Quality XRFS Analysis of Soils and Sediments – A Combined Approach – Neil Eatherington, PANalytical Ltd, Environmental Science Centre

10:30 Systematic bias in the reporting of XRF results for trace elements at concentrations approaching the detection limit – evidence from the GeoPT proficiency testing programme – Peter Webb, The Open University

11:00 Exhibition and coffee

Chair: David Taylor

11:30 From R&D to Manufacture: The Challenges of XRF Analysis in Industrial Catalyst Production – David Maclachlan, Johnson Matthey

12:00 Report on DOT-2 and Introduction of DOT-3 – David Beveridge & Heather Harrison

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

Chair: Heather Harrison

14:00 New Applications in XRF Analysis including Small Samples, Layers and Small Spots by WDXRF – Didier Bonvin, Thermo

14:30 New Electrical Fusion System for X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis – Rainer Schramm, FLUXANA GmbH & Co. KG

15:00 Exhibition and tea

Chair: David Beveridge

15:30 XRF Fusion: The Use and Care of Platinum Laboratory Ware – Frédéric Davidts, SOCACHIM, Brussels, Belgium

16:00 Considerations for XRF Method Development – Danielle Tasker, ALS

16:30 From Pressed Powder Pellets to Palaeozoic Mantle Processes – Adrian Band, University of Leicester

17:00 Close


Abstracts are being added to the BCA XRF Industrial Group meeting website as they become available.


Register online on the meeting’s website.

Early bird registration fees (£74 or £37 concessions) are available until 21st May. Thereafter the registration fee is £84 or £42 concessions.
For multiple registrations by invoice, contact Joanne McBratney on 01423 529333 or joanne.mcbratney@hg3.co.uk

A limited number of free student places are available. To apply, please e-mail the Group Treasurer elizabeth.shotton@diamond.ac.uk with your name, email address and institution. Please note that the standard registration form does not support free places and students using it will be charged concession fees.

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