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Mid-Atlantic Microbeam Analysis Society Meeting

In rememberence of the 20th anniversary of Chuck Fiori's passing, the MAMAS will have a half day celebration with talks on some of Chuck's favorite topics. The event will be followed by an excursion to the local watering hole.

When Sep 14, 2012
from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Where NIST, Gaithersburg, MD
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Contact Phone (301) 975-5172
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A one-half day symposium on the advances to the field in the last 20 years that would have been of great interest to our late colleague and friend Chuck Fiori.


20 Years After Chuck: Progress in Microbeam Analysis Along Fiori’s Trajectories


Advanced registration is required for visitors to gain access to the NIST Campus.  Contact Abigail Lindstrom to register.


1:00 PM Welcome and Opening Remarks: John A. Small (Chief, Surface and Microanalysis Science Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology)

1:15 - 1:50 Dale E. Newbury (NIST)

Elemental Mapping with the Silicon Drift Detector EDS: Useful Maps in Seconds; the Impossible in 30 minutes

1:55 – 2:30 Nicholas W. M. Ritchie (NIST)

How can we help the SEM-EDS community to make better measurements?” 

2:35 – 3:10 Edward Vicenzi (Smithsonian Institution)

A Microscopy and Microanalytical Examination of Mid-19th Century Photographs

3:15 – 3:50 Richard Leapman (National Institutes of Health)

"Development of EELS microanalysis in the biomedical sciences"

4:00 PM - Retire en-masse to Dogfish Head Ale House for libations and good cheer.


Building 215 C103-105, NIST, Gaithersburg campus
100 Bureau Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20899

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