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AFM, nanoIR, Nanoindenter Workshop

April 18, 2019

 AFM, nanoIR, Nanoindenter
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AFM, nanoIR, and Nanoindenter Workshop

Bruker is pleased to co-host an AFM and nanoindenter workshop with Purdue University, April 18th, 2019. During the workshop, we will discuss new research trends in AFM, nanoIR, and nanoindentation, and introduce new application modes based on Bruker’s unique PeakForce Tapping and Tapping AFM-IR imaging technologies.

We will also perform hands-on experiments with your samples using Bruker’s Hysitron TI Premier nanoindenter. Please provide us with sample details by email after you complete online registration: chris.getz@bruker.com.

Should you have any questions please feel free to call Chris Getz at 952.905.8775.

We hope to see you this April in West Lafayette.



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Thursday, April 18th, 2019

  8:30 AM         Registration
  8:45 AM         Opening
  9:00 AM         Latest Advances in Nanoscale IR Spectroscopy and Imaging
                                • Curtis Marcott, Ph.D., Senior Partner, Light Light Solutions
10:00 AM         Latest Advances in AFM: New Modes to Enable New Research
                                • John Thornton, Ph.D., Sr. Applications Engineer, Bruker
11:00 AM         Latest Advances in Nanomechanical Testing
                                • Michael Berg, NI Sales Manager - North America, Bruker
12:00 PM         Lunch (provided)
  1:00 PM         Hands-on experiments with Bruker's Hysitron TI Premier

Workshop Organizers

Helen McNally, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Purdue University
mcnallyh@purdue.edu | 765.494.7491

Chris Getz, Midwest Sales Manager, Bruker
chris.getz@bruker.com | 952.905.8775

 Workshop Location

Workshop Location

Purdue University
BRK 1001, Birck Nanotechnology Center
1205 W State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907 | Map |

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