Midlands SEM users meeting (MIDSEM)

Metallurgy and Materials building
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Teaching
Wednesday 27th May 2015 (09:30-15:30)
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To register email p.f.stanley@bham.ac.uk.

The meeting features excellent speakers, a trade forum with details  of new applications in electron microscopy  and a trade exhibition from the major companies involved in electron microscopy, analysis, service and consumables. The meeting is intended to be an interesting and informative day for everyone with an interest in SEM and will include presentations involving SEM and FIBSEM.

There will be presentations from both Material Sciences and Life Sciences, the programme of talks is shown below. The meeting also has  a  "Trade Forum", a “Trade Exhibition” with many exhibitors from the microscopy trade and a FREE buffet lunch.

The meeting is kindly sponsored by the Trade Exhibitors, this enables us to have free registration for delegates including the buffet lunch. Please register to help us work out catering requirements although it is possible to register on the day.

The meeting takes place in the Metallurgy and Materials building at the University of Birmingham. Directions can be found here www.birmingham.ac.uk/facilities/electron-microscopy/how-find-us.aspx

To register email p.f.stanley@bham.ac.uk

MIDSEM   2015 Programme

09:30: Arrival, registration and coffee.

10:00: Welcome – Dr. Yu Lung Chiu, University of Birmingham.

10:05Professor M Lorretto, University of Birmingham.
“The origin of orientation contrast using an “in lens" secondary detector.”

10:45: Richard Morris, Morris Analytical X-Rays.
“Examination of Structured Surfactant Personal Care Formulations using Cryo-SEM.”

11:15: Coffee 

Trade Forum                                                                                              

11:30: Blue Scientific, Rob Claassen.
Recent innovations in in-situ SEM nano mechanical characterization

11:45: Hitachi High-Technologies, Steve Murray.
“From A to See.... Workflow solutions for EM”

12:00: ISS Group Services, Natalie Hackett .
“RMC ATUMtome – Automating Serial Sectioning for 3D Applications”

12:15: Bruker UK, Chuan Wei Chung.
XFlashR Annular Four Channel SDD - Applications for the Flat QUAD”

12:30: Quorum Technologies, Trevor Groves.
“The Quorum Quality Approach to Carbon Coating”

12:45: Lunch and Trade Exhibition

14:00: Dr Leo Prakash, University of Swansea.
“Deformation related micro-mechanisms in Zirconium”                                                        

14:30: Bo Pang, University of Birmingham.
Electron channelling contrast image of shock induced dislocations in tantalum single crystals.”

15:00: Tea, biscuits and close.