Sample Preparation Workshop - at Hamilton College
postponed until 2022
XRFS is a fast, accurate and most cost-effective analytical technique for solid sample analysis provided a properly set-up and calibrated spectrometer as well as the correct sample preparation procedure.
Matrix effects such as grain size effect, mineral, and chemical effects and specimen surface conditions are the most common causes of inaccurate XRF analysis results. The correct sample preparation technique will drastically reduce matrix effects and minimize analytical errors.
This workshop will provide an overview of common sample preparation techniques – borate fusion, powder
Sample Preparation Workshop Outline:
WORKSHOP REGISTRATION FEES
By April 30 - $ 250.00 USD
After April 30 - $ 300.00 USD
The accommodation charge for this workshop is $150.00 USD which includes one room for a Thursday night, meals on Friday, parking
All participants of the workshop must stay in the college residence Skenandoa House, an open-concept, the suite-style student residence on campus.
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