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MicroNews Spring 1997




Spring 1997 Newsletter

of the Microbeam Analysis Society






analyzer. Also, Kurt Heinrich published the first description and results of putting the first EDS detector on an electron column in 1968. So, this is an excellent opportunity to have a discussion of 50 years of EPMA and 30 years of EDS. I encourage anyone interested in helping with the programming for this topical conference to contact me.

As you have probably noticed, the first issue of Microscopy and Microanalysis has been published. I would like to congratulate the Editor-in-Chief, Dale Johnson, and his editorial board on an excellent first issue. I ask that MAS members consider this journal for your next paper on microanalysis. MAS would like to see this journal grow and become THE journal for microanalysis.

I hope to see all of you in Cleveland. MAS will again sponsor a reception for our members. So come to Cleveland and stop by the MAS booth to say "hi"!


Joe Michael



Dear Members,


I hope that all of you are planning to attend Microscopy and Microanalysis '97 in Cleveland. I think the program that has been developed by the program committee is outstanding and should really be of interest to MAS members. On behalf of MAS, I would like to thank Jon McCarthy for serving as the MAS Program co-chair. The local arrangements committee has also done an outstanding job planning this meeting. The opening reception at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame should be a memorable event. Please try and make your room reservations for the meeting soon. The room blocks at the various hotels are filling up quickly.

I would like to congratulate our newly elected officers of MAS. Our two new Directors are Don Parker and Cathy Johnson. Don is at Monsanto in St Louis and is a charter member of EPASA (Electron Probe Analysis Society of America). Cathy Johnson is at Gates Rubber Company in Denver and has also agreed to be the MAS sustaining members chair. I would also like to congratulate Ryna Marinenko as MAS President-elect. Ryna also edits and publishes MicroNews for MAS. Harvey Freeman has again been re-elected Treasurer of MAS. Harvey has done a fine job in the past and I'm sure that this will continue into the future. It is comforting to know that the Society's future is in such good hands.

For many years now we have operated under the corporate name of the Microbeam Analysis Society. Harvey Freeman and Bill Thompson, our accountant, found that the society had never officially changed the name from EPASA on our certificate of incorporation. Harvey and Bill spent a lot of time to officially get the society's name changed to the Microbeam Analysis Society. They certainly deserve our thanks for taking care of this issue.

At our Winter Council Meeting it was decided that MAS would hold a Topical Conference in Atlanta immediately preceding Microscopy and Microanalysis '98. It is important for MAS to commemorate the 1948 publication of Caistang's dissertation describing the electron probe micro-




The MicroNews printer apologizes for the error in the last issue where one page of the sustaining members list was printed twice while the first page of the Affiliated Regional Societies list was left out. This mistake will be avoided in the future. Also, the last issue did not appear on the WWW until March 1997; another apology. Publication of MicroNews on the web requires some volunteer work at the U. of Michigan. We will do our best in the future to see that it appears there in a more timely fashion.

Feel free to send me contributions and ideas for MicroNews. I have tried to include those meetings and short courses which would be of interest to MAS members. If I have left any out that are important to you, let me know. I'd be glad to add them to the list.


Ryna Marinenko


FAX: (301)417-1321







The new year is well upon us and many have still not renewed their membership yet. Do not wait any longer, find your renewal and send it in today. If you can't find it just fill out the membership form in this issue of MicroNews. Thank you to all who have renewed and please remind your friends and colleagues to renew as well since some of them probably have not. Let me take this opportunity to remind all members to send us their address changes to: Microbeam Analysis, PO Box 502, Fairport NY 14450. This is very important since we mail everything to our members, if we do not have your new address we will loose track of you. I want to remind you that according to our by-laws, members are removed from the rolls after one year of non-payment. Council would like to change this to six months at the next business meeting. As most of you have already noticed on your renewals, we have a joint journal with MSA called Microscopy and Microanalysis. We are all encouraged to submit articles to the journal for publication.


Information on membership can be found on the www at :


email:, or phone 800-4MASMEM.



The proceedings of the Microscopy and Microanalysis 96 meeting (ISSN0424-8201) were published by:

San Francisco Press Inc.

Box 426800

San Francisco CA 94142-6800

Please direct any inquiries to the publisher.


Address Changes To:

Microbeam Analysis

PO Box 502

Fairport NY 14450


As President Elect, I am chairman of the MAS nominations committee which also includes the two newest directors, Cathy Johnson, and Don Parker. According to the MAS by-laws, two additional members who are not members of the MAS Council are to serve on this committee. I have selected Paul Hlava because of his familiarity with the local affiliates. A second person is yet to be selected.

Nominations this year will include President, Secretary, and four council members (two to be elected). If you have any suggestions of persons you feel have contributed significantly to MAS, either on the national or local level, and who would support MAS in any of these positions, please let me know as soon as possible so he/she can be considered as a nominee. The final list of nominees will be presented at the Microscopy and Microanalysis Meeting in Cleveland, Ohio in August.

An issue that arose this past year was whether the nominations for officers should include more that one nominee. For many years only one nominee has been proposed by the nominations committee for president, secretary, and treasurer which is in accord with the MAS bylaws. As our society has matured, some members feel that there should be two nominees to give members a choice. On the other hand, other members have said that they don't want to have losers in these elections when both nominees are qualified for the job. If you have a particular opinion, please let committee members know soon.


Ryna Marinenko






Dale Newbury has had to drop out of the Tour Speaker program for the spring but he says he'll be able to do some tours in the fall. Similarly, Mike Kersker is fully booked for the spring but he also will do more tours in the fall. If you are interested in either of these gentlemen, contact me soon so we can work on arranging cost effective tour swings through the country. Inga Musselman still has a fairly open schedule, so far. If you are interested in having her talk to your group, we would appreciate 6 to 8 weeks notice so we can work it in.

I encourage every one to "meet" the tour speakers and read their biographies and abstracts on the web at I do expect that each affiliated society that wishes a tour speaker to visit contacts me through their official tour speaker contact person so I can try to arrange the tours to the best advantage.

Talking about contacts reminded me that everyone


Please remember the Chuck Fiori Memorial Fund which was established in 1993. At council's discretion, which may change from time to time, the purpose of the fund is to support an MAS Tour Speaker on a topic of broad interest, presented at a tutorial level. Contributions can be made any time; MAS Treasurer, Harvey Freeman accepts checks at 958 Long Pond Road; Brewster, MA 02631-1898.  



Contact: Drzysto Rozniatowski, +48 22-660-52-82, FAX +44 22-48-48-75, email:


SCANNING 97, Apr. 19-22, 1997, Monterey, CA

Contact: M. Sullivan (201)818-1010,

FAX (201)818-0086, email:



19th Internat. conf. on Cement Microsc. Apr. 27-May1, l997, Cincinnati, OH

Contact: Louis Jany (610)261-4429 FAX (610)261-4430


MRS Spring Meeting, Mar.31-Apr.4 1997, San Francisco, CA

Contact: MRS, (412)367-3004, FAX (412)367-4373, email:, http//


30th Anniv. Scanning Microsc. and Cells and Matls. 1997 Mtg., May 10-15, l997, Chicago, IL

Contact: (847)524-6677, FAX (847)985-6698.



Contact: EMAS Secretariat, FAX +32-3-820-23-76, email:


Korea Internat. Sci. Instru. Exhibition '97, May 30 - June 2, l997, Seoul, Korea

Contact: 82-2-551-1112, FAX 82-2-551-1311.


24th Ann. Mtg. of the Microscopical Soc. of Canada, June 4-7, l997, Edmonton, Canada.

Contact: Ray Egerton (403)492-5095, FAX (403)492-0714


CRYO '97 - Low Temp. Microsc. and Anal. & the Appl. of the M icroscope in Life Sci., cells, and Signaling incl. FLOW (Royal Micros. Soc.) July 6-9, 1997, U. of York.

Contact: RMS +44(0)1865 248768, FAX +44(0)1865 791237.


STM '97, July 20-25, Hamburg, Germany

Contact: R. Weisendanger +49-40-4123-5244, FAX +49-40-4123-6368, email:


Denver X-ray Conf., Aug. 4-8, Steamboat Springs, CO

Contact: Carole Collier, email:,

should check out the contact list for the Affiliated Regional Societies at If your society has had a change of officers and the contact person has changed, get the appropriate information to me and I'll get it to the webmaster.

The Microanalysis Society of Southern California (MASSC) has recently combined with the local SEM society to form a new society called the Southern California Society for Microscopy and Microanalysis (SCSM&M). Jack Worral is the new president and contact and he told me that they call themselves the M&M's for short (some are plain and others are peanut - his quote, not mine). The MAS

council accepted the new society as an Affiliated Regional Society at the winter meeting.

I want to remind the officers of the various affiliated societies that they are expected to provide MAS Council (through me) with certain documents before the month of May. Please refer to Societies that send me their newsletters have complied by that vehicle.

Four societies had Tour Speaker visits this past fall and four more visits are currently scheduled for the spring.


Schedule of Up-coming Tour Speaker Visits


Society Speaker Date

M2S - Metro Kersker March 26, 1997

MAMAS Kersker May 15, 1997

IAS - Pitts Newbury September 11, 1997

MSORV Kersker May 9, 1997


Paul F. Hlava

Director of the Affiliated Regional Societies

and Tour Speaker Coordinator






Micros. of SEmicond. Matls., Apr. 7-10, Oxford, UK

Contact: Adminis. Royal Micros. Soc. 37/38 St. Clements, Oxford OX4 1AJ, UK Tel: +44k (0)1865 248768, FAX +44 (0)1865 791237, email:



11th Conc. on SIMS, Sept. 7-12, Orlando, FL

Contact: SIMS XI, 1201 Don Diego Ave, Santa Fe NM 87505, Tele. +1 505 989 4735, FAX +1 505 989 1073


MCEM'97, Multinat. Congr. on Elect. Micros., Oct. 5-8, l997, Portoroz, Slovenia

Contact: +386 61 1773341, FAX +386 61 1263126, email:,


44TH AVS NAT. SYMP., Oct. 20-24, l997, San Jose, CA

Contact: Ms. Marion Churchill, AVS, 120 Wall St. 32nd Floor, New York, NY 10005


MRS FALL MEETING, Dec. 1-5, 1997, Boston, MA.

Contact: MRS, (412)367-3004, FAX (412)367-4373, email:, http//


ICEM Internat. Congr. on Elect. Microsc., Aug 31 - Sept. 4, 1998, Cancun Mixico.

Contact: (525)k553-4507, FAX (525)553-4500, email:


MICROSCOPY & MICROANALYSIS '97, Aug. 10-14, l997, Cleveland, OH

Contact: MSA Bus. Off. (800)538-3672 FAX (508)548-9053.


MICROSCOPY & MICROANALYSIS '98, July 26-30, l998, Atlanta, GA


MICROSCOPY & MICROANALYSIS '99, Aug. 1-5, 1999 Portland, OR


MICROSCOPY & MICROANALYSIS '2000, July 30-Aug. 3, 2000, Phildelphia, PA


Short Courses


Workshop of Spec. Prep. for TEM of Matls.-IV (MRS Mtg.). Mar. 31- Apr..4, 1997, San Francisco, CA

Contact: Scott Walck (513)255-5791, FAX (513)255-9019.


Matls. Reliability in Microelctronics VII.(MRS Mtg.). Mar. 31-Apr..4, 1997,SanFrancisco,CA

Contact: Robert Keller (303)497-7651, FAX (303)497-5030.


Anal. and Quant. Microsc. ( Marine Biological Lab), May 8-16, 1997, Woods Hole, MA.

Contact: Carol Hamel (508)289-7401.

Quant. Image Anal. Short Course, May 15-17 and May 19-21, l997, Raleigh, NC.

Contact: (919)515-2261


PASEM 97, Pract. Aspects of Scan. Elect. Microsc. (SEM Short Course), May 19-23 and May 26-30, 1997, U. of MD, College Park, MD.

Contact: Tim Maugel (301)405-6898 FAX (301)314-9358.


LEHIGH U. MICROSC. SHORT COURSES, June 9-20, 1997, Lehigh U., Bethlehem, PA

Contact: Prof. David Williams, Dept. of Matls. Sci. and Engineering, Lehigh U., 5 E. Packer Ave., Bethelehem, PA 18015-3195 (610)758-5133, FAX (610)758-4244;

Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-ray

Microanalysis, June 9-13

Advanced Scanning Electron Microscopy with Digital Image Processing, June 16-19

Quantitative X-ray Microanalysis of Bulk Specimens and Particles, June 16-20

Analytical Electron Microscopy, Analysis of TEM Specimens, June 16-19

Atomic force Microscopy and Other Scanned Probe Microscopies, June 17-20


Quant. Image Anal. Short Course (N.C. State U.), June 16-19, l997, Taastrup, Denmark.

Contact: (919)515-2261.


3D Microsc. of Living Cells - Short Course and NEW Post-Course Workshop (U. of WI and U. of B.C.) June 19-20, l997, Vancouver, B.C.

Contact: James Pauley (608)263-3147, FAX (608)265-5315.


Fundamentals and Applications of Light Microsc., June 22-27, 1997, Burlington, VT.

Contact: Mary McCann (617)484-7865 FAX (617) 484-2489.


13th Ann. Sh. Course on Molecular Microspectroscopy (Miami U.), June 23-27, 1997, Oxford, OH.

Contact: (513)529-2874, FAX (513) 529-7284.


OpT. Microsc. and Imaging in the Biolog. Sci. (Marine Bio. Lab), Oct. 8-16, 1997, Woods Hole, MA.

Contact: Carol Hamel (508)289-7401.





Affiliated Societies Meetings


Appalachian Region Electron Microscopy Society (AREMS), Spring l997 Meeting, Ashville, NC

Contact: Susan Read,


Instrumentation & Analysis Society (IAS), April 10, l997, Spring Meeting, RJ Lee Group, Inc., 350 Hochberg Rd., Monroeville, PA.

Contact: Liz Goodwin (412) 744-0100 x-221:


Louisiana Society of Microscopy (LSM), April 4, 1997, Southeastern LA U, Hammond, LA

Contact: Nick Norton, (504)549-2173;


Michigan Microsc. and Microanal. (MMM), May 9, East Lansing

Contact: or S. Owens,Dept. Crop & Soil Sci., Mich State U., East Lansing MI 48824.


Micros. Soc. of Ohio River Vallery (MSORV), Spring Mtg., May 9, 1997, Dayton Med.. Center, Wright State Schl. of Med., 2800 W. Third St., Dayton, OH

Contact: Dr. Catherine Taylor, Wright State U., (937)262-0237 email:


Mid-Atlantic Microbeam Analysis Society[MAMAS], May 15, 1997 NIST, Gaithersburg, MD

Contact: R. Marinenko, (301)975-3901,FAX (301)417-1321;


Missouri - Illinois - Kansas Microbeam Analysis Society (MIKMAS), April 25, l997, Midwest Research Inst., Kansas City, MO.

Contact: Daniel Kremser, Wash. U., St. Louis, (314)935-5605, or Larry Irwin, SemTech, Kansas City (913)384-6800.


Microscopy and Microanalysis 1997 Program Summary



As your MAS representative on the Program Committee for M & M 1997, I wish to invite you to take part in our meeting this summer! In addition to what promises to be interesting venue for this year's meeting, I feel that the program committee has done an excellent job, and you will find many familiar MAS style topics in the symposia and general sessions. We have listed the major symposia and session titles, along with the session organizers in this issue of MicroNews. A more complete listing of the program will be available after the program planning meeting in mid-April.

Continuing the new formats begun in 1995, we have made a special effort to coordinate the symposia topics with short courses, workshops and tutorials. For example, the symposium chaired by Joe Michael on Microdiffraction Methods in SEM is proceeded by a tutorial session on backscattered electron patterns. The same is true for the ESEM symposium. Other special sessions include an extraordinary joint MSA/MAS Presidential Events session, and an interactive "ask the experts" session where you can discuss some of those tough problems you have encountered in microscopy and microanalysis. I am confident that there is something in this years program of special interest to all of our membership.

I want to take a few lines to highlight some aspects of the program of special interest to MAS members. Our normal session on quantitative analysis has been expanded to include x-ray excitation, and Greg Meeker has planned a companion session "Martian Life? The Role of Microanalysis" that you will not want to miss! Dale Newbury has taken on the challenge of looking at the limits of our techniques in the Microscopy and Microanalysis "Showstoppers" in Critical Applications Areas symposium, while The Limits of Image Resolution: Seeing is believing symposium will tell us if we can still hope to see what it is we are analyzing! All of this is in addition to sessions on analytical microscopy, scanning probe microscopy, optical microanalysis and low voltage microscopy and analysis to name a few more sessions.

Let me leave you with some interesting facts about the program:

-237 invited talks in 32 symposia

-42 invited speakers from outside the US

-Joint Presidential symposium

-16 symposia chaired or co-chaired by MAS


Please plan to join us in Cleveland, August 10-14; you will not be disappointed!


Jon J. McCarthy


New England Soc. for Elect. Microsc. (NESEM), Metro. Microsc. Soc. (MMS), and Conn. Microsc. Soc. (CMS), 14th Ann. Spring Symposium, May 9-10, The Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA.

Contact: Linda Kirstein, Corresponding Secretary



So. Cal. Soc. for Microsc. and Micoanal.(SCSMM), Apr. 24, l997, UCLA Faculty Center, 5:30 pm,

Contact: Jack Worrall, (213)740-1990 FAX: (213)740-7797, email:






Solving Microbiological Problems with Microscopy. Organizers: Garry Cole & B.V. Prasad.


Nanocrystals and Nanocomposites: Novel Structures for Catalysis, Electronics, and Micromechanics. Organizers: Marija Gajdardziska-Josifovska, Harriet Kung, Charlie Lyman, & Nan Yao.


Recent Developments in Microscopy for Studying Electronic and Magnetic Materials. Organizers: K. Das Chowdhury, Ron Anderson & Stuart S. P. Parkin.


Segregation and Diffusion Analysis in Materials. Organizers: John Titchmarsh & Edward Kenik.


In-situ Studies in Microscopy. Organizer: Pratibha L. Gai.


Materials Science Applications of Microdiffraction Methods in the SEM. Organizers: Joe Michael & Stuart Wright.


Atomic Structure and Mechanisms at Interfaces in Materials. Organizers: Uli Dahmen & Nigel D. Browning..



Analytical Sciences Symposia


Light Microscopy: Recent Advances. Organizers: Ken Spring & Brian Herman.


Quantitative Biological and Materials Microanalysis by Electrons and X-rays. Organizers: Greg Meeker, Richard Leapman, & Chris Jacobsen.



Optical Microanalysis. Organizers: Edgar Etz, Neil Lewis & S. Frank Platek.


Microscopy and Microanalysis "Showstoppers" in Critical Application Areas. Organizer: Dale Newbury.


Analytical Electron Microscopy. Organizers: Jim Bentley & Dale Johnson.


Quantitative Analysis for Series of Spectra and Images: Getting the Most from your Experimental Data. Organizers: Ian Anderson & John Bruley.


Electron Crystallography: The Electron Phase Problem. Organizers: Laurence Marks & Doug Dorset.


Each symposium will have a poster session associated with it; therefore, authors who prefer posters can contribute to any of the catagories listed below.


Presidential Happenings


The Microscopy Society of America and Microbeam Analysis Society Presidential Events: Organizers: C. Barry Carter & Joe Michael. The Presidents of MSA and MAS are planning special events which will appeal to all attendees at the meeting. These special events will not over-lap with the technical program of the meeting.


The Histochemical Society Presidential Symposium: Neoplasia: Abnormal Cell Growth or Death/Apoptosis? Insights from Microscopy. Organizer: Theresa P. Pretlow, Co-organizer: Lloyd A. Culp.


Shared Resources Symposium


Access to Critical Instrumentation: Platform Session Organizers: Lee Peachey & James N. Turner. Poster Session Organizers: JoAn Hudson, Greg Erdos, Ken Downing, & Larry Allard.


Biological Sciences Symposia


Innovative Approaches to 3-D Structure/Function Determination for Cells and Organelles. Organizers: Bruce F. McEwen & Andrew S. Belmont.


Genomes, Chromosomes & Genes: Emerging Technologies. Organizers: A. Gregory Matera & Huntington F. Willard.


Biological Applications of Multi-Photon Excitation Fluorescence Imaging. Organizers: James N. Turner & John G. White.


Cell Biological Applications of Green Fluorescent Protein and Other Vital Labeling Probes. Organizer: Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz.


From Scanning Probe Microscopy to High Resolution Ultrasound: New Visions of the Vasculature. Organizers: Meredith Bond & Jay Jerome.


Application of Novel Microscopic Approaches to Cellular Damage and Response. Organizer: George Perry.



Imaging Sciences Symposia


Computational Advances and Enabling Technologies for 3D Microscopies in Biology. Organizers: Mark Ellisman & Gina Sosinsky.


Low-Voltage SEM Imaging and Analysis for the Biological and Materials Sciences. Organizers: Rob Apkarian & Ed Boyes.


Environmental Scanning Electron Microscopy Symposium. Organizers: John F. Mansfield & Brendon J. Griffin.


Scanned Probe Microscopies: Technologies, Methodologies and Applications. Organizers: Jan Hoh & Phil Russell.


The Limits of Image Resolution: Seeing is Believing. Organizers: Mike Kersker & David Joy.


Computational Methods for Microscopy. Organizers: Michael A. O'Keefe & Earl J. Kirkland.


Digital Microscopy - What are Its Limits? Organizer: John Mackenzie, Jr




Technologists' Forum Symposium


Techniques Revisited. Organizer: Beverly Maleeff.





Biological Sciences


Biomedical Applications/Imaging

Biological Ultrastructure (cells, tissues, organ systems)

Biopolymers and Biomemetic Materials


Cell Surface, Membranes andTransport

Correlative Microscopy

Cytochemistry/Histochemistry/Immunocytochem istry/ In Situ Hybridization

Developmental/Reproductive Biology


Macromolecular Microscopy

Neuro-imaging and Structural Neurobiology

Pathology (experimental, diagnostic, forensic)


Plant Biology/Pathology

Specimen Preparation

Physical Sciences


Advanced Composites

Amorphous/Disordered Materials

Ceramics/Ceramic Composites



Liquid Crystals


Modulated Structures and Quasicrystals

Phase Transformations in Metals/Alloys

Polymers/Polymeric Composites

Radiation Effects in Materials

Specimen Preparation

Superconducting Materials




Analytical Sciences


Advances in Instrumentation for Microanalysis

Atom Probe Field Ion Microscopy

Auger Electron Spectroscopy

Diffraction: CBED, Channeling

Emerging Microanalysis Techniques

Microbeam Mass Spectroscopy

Molecular Microspectroscopy

Secondary Ion Mass Spectroscopy

Surface Analysis Methods

XRF/XRD Techniques

X-ray and Optical Crystallography


Imaging Sciences


Advances in Instrumentation and Imaging


Confocal Microscopy

High Resolution SEM

Image Contrast Formation

Image Processing, Analysis and Modelling

Optical and Electron Holography

Optical and Near-Field Microscopy

Optics and Image Formation








Microbeam Analysis Society


Statement of Revenues and Expenditures- Modified Cash


12 Months Ended

Dec. 31, 1996



Regular Member Dues $ 13,497.50

Student Member Dues 15.00

Emeritus Member Dues 40.00

Sustaining Member Dues 12,250.00

MAS Social Event - Current YR 40.00

National Meeting Reimb. 1995 21,500.00

Interest - Schwab Treas. Note 8,838.04

Dividend - Schwab Money 2,171.00

Amortized Int. & Pd on purch. 69.44

Interest/Dividends from Ckg. 217.02

Gain or Loss on Sale of Sec. (33.84)

Paper Award Reimbursement 1,500.00

Chuck Fiori Memorial Fund Inc 100.00

Royalty Income 1,642.40

Potter Fund Income 5,000.00


Total Revenues $ 66,846.56




Accounting Fees & Expenses 3,549.69

Business and Member Services 3,430.10

Paper Awards 6,360.61

IUMAS Tour Speaker & Stu Trav 2,325.00

Bank Service Charges 270.63

Council Member Insurance 700.00

National Conference Exp. 1996 1,750.00

Executive Council Mtg. Exp. 15,374.73

Misc. Executive Council Exp. 656.83

Special Printing/Mailing Exp. 3,175.00

Journal Expenses 18,901.00

Tour Speaker's Expense 3,488.38

WWW Computer Annual support 1,597.00

East Cost Sims Expenses 5,049.00


Total Expenditure $ 66,895.37



Net Revenues and Exp. $ (48.81)





Joe R. Michael

Sandia National Laboratories

P.O.Box 5800

Albuquerque, NM 87185-1405

(505)844-9115 FAX: (505)-844-2974



Ryna B. Marinenko


Bldg. 222, Rm A113

Gaithersburg, MD 20899

(301)975-3901 FAX: (301)417-1321




Dale E. Johnson

Graduate School AG-10

University of Washington

Seattle, WA 98195

(206)543-5900 FAX: (206)685-3234



Harvey A. Freeman

958 Long Pond Road

Brewster, MA 02631-1898

(508)896-9060 FAX: (508)432-8951



Inga Holl Musselman

Chemistry Program, BE 26

University of Texas at Dallas

P. O. Box 830688

Richardson, TX 75083-0688

(214)883-2706 FAX: (214)883-2925



Joseph D. Geller (1995-7)

426e Boston Street

Topsfield, MA 01983-1212

(508)887-7000 FAX: (508)887-7000



John F. Mansfield (1995-7)

U. of Michigan, North Campus EMAL, 413 SRB

2455 Hayward

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2143

(313)936-3352 FAX: (313)936-3352


Greg Meeker (1996-8)

U. S. Geological Survey; MS 903

Denver Federal Center

Denver, CO 80225

(303) 236-1081 or -3188

Richard W. Linton (1996-8)

Department of Chemistry- CB3290

University of North Carolina

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3290

Phone: 919-962-4619 FAX: 919-962-0488


Cathy Johnson (1997-9)

Gates Rubber Company

990 So. Broadway

Denver, CO 80217

Phone: 303-744-4592 FAX: 303-744-5808



Don Parker (1997-9)

Monsanto Company

800 N. Lindbergh Blvd.

St. Louis, MO 63167

Phone: 314-694-4974 FAX: 314-694-8065



L. S. Birks (Deceased)

I. B. Borovskii (Deceased)

Raimond Castaing

Arthur A. Chodos

V. E. Cosslett (Deceased)

Peter Duncumb

Charles E. Fiori (Deceased)

Theodore Hall

K. F. J. Heinrich


James Hillier

L. L. Marton (Deceased)

Robert E. Ogilvie

Jean Philibert

Stephen J. B. Reed

Gunji Shinoda (Deceased)

David B. Wittry

Georges Slodzian




Finance Committee, Archivist

Gordon Cleaver

GE Vallecitos Nuclear Center

P. O. Box 460, MC V08

Pleasanton, CA 94566

(510)862-4320 FAX: (510)862-4244

Accountant, Dues and Mailing List

William S. Thompson

c/o Microbeam Analysis Society

P.O. Box 502

Fairport, NY 14450-0502



Affiliated Regional Societies

Paul Hlava

Sandia National Laboratories

Dept. 1822, MS-1405

Albequerque, NM 87185-1405

(505)844-1890 FAX: (505)844-2974


Awards Committee for MAS 1996

Joseph D. Geller (see Directors)

(508)887-7000 FAX: (508)887-7000

John F. Mansfield (see Directors)

(313)936-3352 FAX: (313)936-3352


Computer Activities Committee

John F. Mansfield (see Directors)

(313)936-3352 FAX: (313)763-5567

Paul Carpenter

(818)395-6126 FAX: (818)568-0935


Conference Proceedings Inventory

C. Susskind

San Francisco Press, Inc.

Box 6800

San Francisco, CA 94101-6800



Corporate Liason Committee

Thomas G. Huber


11 Dearborn Road

Peabody, MA 01960

(508)535-5900 FAX:(508)536-2205


Education Committee

Phillip E. Russell

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

P.O. Box 7916

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC 27695-7916

(919)515-7501 FAX: (919)515-2932





Art Chodos

302 Acorn Circle

Monrovia, CA 91016-1807

(818)237-0183; email:


International Liaison

David B. Williams

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

5 East Packer Avenue; Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA 18015-3195

(610)758-4224 FAX: (610)758-4244


Long Range Planning Committee

John A. Small

National Institute of Standards and Technology

Bldg 222, Rm. A113

Gaithersburg, MD 20899

(301)975-3900 FAX: (301)216-1134


MAS-MSA Liason, Nominations and

Presidents Award

Joe R. Michael(see President)

(505)844-9115 FAX: (505)-844-2974


Membership Services

Scott Wight

P.O. Box 3552

Gaithersburg, MD 20885



MicroNews Editor

Ryna B. Marinenko

NIST; Bldg.222 Rm. A113

Gaithersburg, MD 20899

(301)975-3901 FAX (301)417-1321


Sustaining Membership Committee

Cathy Johnson

Gates Rubber Company

990 So. Broadway

Denver, CO 80217

(303)744-4592 FAX (303)744-5808






Instrumental Midwest Analysis Society (IAS)

Liz Goodwin (Secretary)

R. J. Lee Instruments

515 Pleasant Valley Road

Trafford, PA 15085

412/744-0100 FAX: 412/744-0506



Louisiana Society for Microscopy (LSM)

Joe Mascorro (President)

Department of Anatomy

Tulane University - School of Medicine

1430 Tulane Avenue

New Orleans, LA 70112

504/584-2747 FAX: 504/584-1687



Metropolitan Microscopy Society (M2S)

Phillip L. Flaitz (Co-Chairman)

IBM Analytical Services Group

1580 Route 52 - Z/E40

Hopewell Junction, NY 12533

914/892-3094 FAX: 914/892-2555



Michigan Microscopy and Microanalysis (MMM)

John Blackson (President)

MEMS President

The Dow Chemical Company

Building 1897

Midland MI 48667

517/636-6316 FAX: 517/638-6443



Microbeam Analysis Society of Australia (AusMAS)

Clive Nockolds

Electron Microscope Unit; University of Sydney

Sydney, NSW, Australia

61-02-692-2351 FAX: 61-02-692-4671



Microscopy Society of the Ohio River Valley (MSORV)

Scott D. Walck

Materials Directorate ; 2941 P St Ste 1


Wright Patterson AFB, OH 45433-7750

513/255-5791 FAX: 513/255-2176





Full Name (Acronym)

Contact (Position in that Society)




MAS Liaison Director


Appalachian Region Electron Microscopy Society (AREMS)

Denis Barr (President)

Eastman Chemical Company

Physical and Analytical Chemistry

PO Box 1972

Kingsport, TN 37662-5150

423/229-2188 FAX; 423/299-4558



Arizona Imaging and Microanalysis Society (AIMS)

Claire Payne (President)

Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Room 6111

College of Medicine

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ 85724

520/626-2870 FAX: 520/626-2100



Canadian Microbeam Analysis Society (CanMAS)

Rod Packwood

MTL - Canmet - EMR

555 Booth Street

Ottawa, Ontario K1A 091, Canada

613/992-2288 FAX: 613/992-8735



Cleveland Microbeam Analysis Society (CleveMAS)

James D. Eisner

The Geon Company

Avon Lake Technical Center

P. O. Box 122

Avon Lake, OH 44012

216/930-1605 FAX: 216/930-1644



Colorado Microbeam Analysis Society (CoMAS)

Greg Meeker (mas rep)

US Geological SurveyMS903

Denver Federal Center; Box 25046

Denver, CO 80225

303/236-1081 FAX: 303/236-1414

303/236-3187 - Probe Lab




Mid-Atlantic Microbeam Analysis Society (MAMAS)

Ryna Beth Marinenko

National Institutes of Science and Technology

Bldg. 222, room A113

Gaithersburg, MD 20899

301/975-3901 FAX: 301/216-1134



Midwest Microscopy and Microanalysis Society (M3S)

Nestor J. Zaluzec

El;ectron Microscopy for Materials Research

Argonne National Laboratory

Material Science Division - Bldg. 212

9700 South Cass Ave.

Argonne, IL 60439





Minnesota Microscopy Society (MMS)

Mike Coscio (MAS Representative)

C/O Medtronic Inc./Promeon Div.

6700 Shingle Creek Parkway

Brooklyn Center, MN 55430





Missouri - Illinois - Kansas Microbeam Analysis Society (MIKMAS)

Donald Parker (Chairman)

Monsanto Company

800 N. Lindbergh Blvd.

Mail Zone U1E

St. Louis, MO 63167




New Mexico Microbeam Users Group (NMMBUG)

Paul Frank Hlava

Department 1822, MS-1405

Sandia National Laboratories

Albuquerque, NM 87185-1405

(505)844-1890 FAX: (505)844-2974



North Carolina Society for Electron Microscopy and Microbeam Analysis (NCSEMMA)

Phillip Russell

Dep't. Materials Science and Engineering

Campus Box 7916

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC 27695-7916

919/515-7501 FAX: 919/515-6965



Oklahoma Microscopy Society (OMS)

Ginger Baker (Secretary-Treasurer)

Department of PHSI;264 Veterinary Medicine

Oklahoma State University

Stillwater, OK 74078-0353

405/744-6765 FAX: 405/744-8263



Southern California Society for Microscopy and Microanalysis (SCSM&M)

Jack Worrall

USC-CEMMA, University Park

Los Angeles, CA 90089-0539

213/740-1990 FAX: 213/740-7797



SouthEastern Microscopy Society (SEMS)

W. Gray "Jay" Jerome (pres. 95-96)

Department of Pathology

Bowman Gray Medical School

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC 27157

910/716-4972 FAX: 910/716-6174



West Coast Microbeam Analysis Society (WestMAS)

Charles Gordon Cleaver, Jr.

GE Vallecitos Nuclear Center

PO Box 460 MC V08

Pleasanton, CA 94566




New England Society for Electron Microscopy (NESEM)

Ms. Rebecca Stearns (President-Elect)

New England Society for Electron Microscopy

P. O. Box 5067

Billerica, MA 01822

(617)432-1667 FAX: (617)432-0014






Our Sustaining Members Contribute Substantial Support to MAS

4pi Analysis, Inc.

3500 Westgate Drive, Suite 403

Durham, NC 27707

(919)489-1757 FAX: (919)489-1487

Contact: Michael Czysz / Scott Davilla


Mac-based EDS & Imaging, Hard- and Software


Advanced MicroBeam, Inc.

4217 C Kings-Graves Road, P. O. Box 610

Vienna, OH 44473

(330)394-1255 FAX: (330)394-1834


Contact: Donald P. Lesher

Microprobe Service, Automation, Image Analysis


Amray, Inc.

160 Middlesex Turnpike

Bedford, MA 01730

(617)275-1400 FAX: (617)275-0740


Contact: Kenneth Benoit / Sheldon Moll

Manufacturer of Scanning Electron Microscopes


Cameca Instruments, Inc.

204 Spring Hill Road

Trumbull, CT 06611-1356

(203)459-0623 FAX: (203)261-5506


Contact: Andrew Davis /Don Jacobsin

EPMA, SIMS, Analytical SEM, and FE/Auger


Charles Evans & Associates

301 Chesapeake Drive

Redwood City, CA 94063

(415)369-4567 FAX: (415)369-7921

Contact: Jeff Kingsley / Mike Edgell


Service Analysis Lab., Mass Spec., RBS


Denton Vacuum, Inc.

1259 North Church Street

Moorestown, NJ 08057

(609)439-9100 FAX: (609)439-9111

Contact: George Lutz / James L. Campbell

Vacuum Coaters and Critical Point Dryers


EDAX International

91 McKee Drive

Mahwah, NJ 07430

(210)529-4880 FAX: (201)529-3156

Contact: James Nowak / Paul Oravetz

Microanalysis Systems Utilizing PC or MAC


Electron Microscopy Sciences / Diatome US

321 Morris Road, P. O. Box 251

Fort Washington, PA 19034

(800)523-5874 (215)646-1566 FAX: (215)646-8931

Contact: Carole March / Stacie Kirsch


EM and LM Supplies and Diamond Knives


Electroscan Corporation

66 Concord St.

Wilmington, MA 01887

(508)988-0055 FAX (508)988-0062


Contact: Rich Melanson/Tom Hardt

Environmental Scanning Electron Microscopes


ETP-USA / Electron Detectors, Inc.

1650 Holmes Street, Building C

Livermore, CA 94550

(510)449-8534 FAX: (510)449-8996

Contact: Robert J. Ruscica

Robinson BSE Det. & Infrared Chamberview Sys.


FEI Company

7451 N.E. Evergreen Parkway

Hillsboro, OR 97124-5830

(503)640-7500 FAX: (503)640-7509


Contact: Andree Kraker / Doug Rathkey

LaB6 & CeB6 Tips, FIB & FIB/SEM Workstations


Gatan, Inc.

6678 Owens Drive

Pleasanton, CA 94588-3334

(510)463-0200 FAX: (510)463-0204

Contact: Alexander Gubbens/Peter Swann

TEM Accessories and Specimen Prep. Equipment


Geller MicroAnalytical Laboratory

426E Boston Street

Topsfield, MA 01983-1200

(800)MICRO-LL (508)887-7000 FAX: (508)887-6671


Contact: Joseph D. Geller / Charles Herrington

EPMA,SEM/EDS,& Auger Services-EM Standards


Hessler Technical Services

44 Strawberry Hill Avenue, Suite 8G

Stamford, CT 06902

(203)358-0266 FAX: (203)358-0266

Contact: Robert Hessler

Sales and Marketing Representative





11 Dearborn Road

Peabody, MA 01960

(508)535-5900 FAX: (508)536-2205


Contact: Robert Santorelli / Charles Nielsen

EPMA, Auger, SEM, TEM, NMR, Mass Spec


Kevex Instruments

24911 Avenue Stanford

Valencia, CA 91355

(805)295-0019 FAX: (805)295-8714

Contact: Joe Robinson / Mike Davidson

Energy-dispersive X-ray Analysis Systems


RJ Lee Instruments Ltd.

515 Pleasant Valley Road

Trafford, PA 15085

(412)744-0100 FAX:(412)744-0506

Contact: Dr. Fred Schamber/David Crawford

PERSONAL SEM for failure analysis, QA, etc.


Lehigh University

Materials Science Department

5 East Packer Avenue

Bethlehem, PA 18015

(610)758-4249 FAX:(610)758-4244

Contact: David Williams / Charles Lyman

Education in SEM, AEM, AFM, & Microanalysis


Leo Electron Microscopy, Inc.

One Zeiss Drive

Thornwood, NY 10594

(914)747-7700 (800)3561090 FAX: (914)681-7443

Contact: Frank Coccio/Jim Polcyn

SEM, Optical, & Scanning Confocal Microscopes


Materials Analytical Services, Inc.

3597 Parkway Lane, Suite 250

Norcross, GA 30092

(800)421-8451 (404)448-3200 FAX: (770)368-8256

Contact: Mark Rigler / Bill Longo




McCrone Associates, Inc.

850 Pasquinelli Drive

Westmont, IL 60559

(708)887-7100 FAX: (708)887-7417

Contact: Kent L. Rhodes / John Gavrilovic

Materials Characterization & Surface Analysis


Micron, Inc.

3815 Lancaster Pike

Wilmington, DE 19805-1599

(302)998-1184 FAX: (302)998-1836

Contact: James F. Ficca, Jr.

Analytical Services OM, SEM/EDS, TEM, & EPMA


Nissei Sangyo America, Ltd.

Hitachi Scientific Instruments

775 Ravendale Drive

Mountain View, CA 94043

(415)969-1100 FAX: (415)961-0368

Contact: Hideo Naito/Donna Armanino

SEM, TEM, & Field-Emission SEM and TEM


NORAN Instruments, Inc.

2551 W. Beltline Highway

Middleton, WI 53562

(608)831-6511 FAX: (608)836-7224

Contact: Gary Hawkinson / Mary Ales


Microanalysis Systems & Confocal Microscopes


Osmic, Inc.

1788 Northwood

Troy, MI 48084

(800)366-1299 (810)362-1290 FAX: (810)362-4043

Contact: Nick Grupido / George Gutman


Multilayer Crystals for WDS Spectrometers


Oxford Instruments, Inc.

Microanalysis Group

130 A Baker Avenue Ext.

Concord, MA 01742-2204

(508)369-9933 FAX: (508)369-8287



Contact: Helen Corry / John Benson

Link EDS Systems, Microspec WDS, EM Cryo

Access., CL & BSD


Park Scientific Instruments

1171 Borregas Avenue

Sunnyvalle, CA 94089

(408)747-1600 FAX: (408)747-1601

Contact: Dave Campbell / Stan Yarboro


A Complete Line of Scanning Probe Microscopes




Physical Electronics Inc.

6509 Flying Cloud Drive

Eden Prairie, MN 55344

(800)328-7515 (612)828-6100 FAX: (612)828-6322

Contact: Greg Carpenter/Larry Davis


Spectra-Tech / Nicolet

652 Glenbrook Road, P. O. Box 2190-G

Stamford, CT 06906

(203)926-8998 FAX: (203)926-1297


Contact: Jerry Hare / John A. Reffner

FT-IR Microscopes, Spectrometers, & Access.


SPI Supplies / Structure Probe, Inc.

569 E. Gay Street, P. O. Box 656

West Chester, PA 19381-0656

(800)242-4774 (610)436-5400 FAX: (610)436-5755


Contact: Kim Royer / Andrew Blackwood

EM Prep. Equipment and Supplies / Service Lab


Topcon Technologies, Inc.

37 West Century Road

Paramus, NJ 07652

(201)261-9450 FAX: (201)262-1504

Contact: Michael McCarthy /Luci Merli

Digital SEM and UHR Digital SEM


Topometrix Corporation

5403 Betsy Ross Drive

Santa Clara, CA 95054

(800)538-6850 FAX: (408)982-9751

Contact: Tony Abbis / Paul West

Complete Line of Scanning Probe Microscopes



Surface Analysis Inst., Auger, XPS, & SIMS


Philips Electronic Instruments

85 McKee Drive

Mahwah, NJ 07430


Contact: Nathan Little / John S. Fahy


XL Series SEMs and CM Series TEMs


Princeton Gamma-Tech

1200 State Road

Princeton, NJ 08540

(609)924-7310 FAX: (609)924-1729

Contact: Doug Skinner

EDS & Image Analysis for EM and OM


SEM / TEC Laboratories, Inc.

4824 South 35th Street

Phoenix, AZ 85040

(602)276-6138 FAX: (602)276-4558

Contact: Ed Holdsworth/Pat Clark


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