training workshops

Education is at our core. It’s what excites us. And it’s what unites us with people who share our passion for scientific discovery and commercial application. Our training workshops are open to everyone—industry engineers, product developers, entrepreneurs, academic researchers and anyone with an interest in materials characterization, synthesis and nanofabrication. 
Whether you’re interested in X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) or advances in structural and chemical imaging, you’ll find fresh research and perspectives here. Don’t miss out! Sign up to be notified of upcoming workshops.

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Failure Analysis and Quantitative Spectroscopy Workshop

October 23-24, 2014


2-day workshop, includes hands-on demonstrations and lectures by national 
experts, presentations by industry researchers and manufacturers and dinner 
in Oregon wine country. Extend your stay through the weekend to experience 
the wonders and scenery in Oregon.


 » FIB-SEM Preparation of S/TEM Samples – Universal Methods for the Wedge Technique and Suggestions for Optimization

 » 3-D Reconstruction and Volume Interpretation Using DB-FIB

 » Component Failure Analysis

 » Dark Field or Spectral Imaging

 » EMPA and Fluorescence Corrections

 » SEM and Fracture Analysis

» PLUS hours of hands-on demonstrations of EELS-EFTEM techniques from the pros at Gatan, optical-to-electron microscope correlation by the Zeiss pros, and other demos.


Day 1: Center for Advanced Materials Characterization (CAMCOR) University of Oregon/Eugene, Oregon

Day 2: Electron Microscopy Facility (EMF) Oregon State University/Corvallis, Oregon

October 23-24, 2014

There are hotels within walking distance (e.g. Phoenix Inn, Best Western); some local hotels have a shuttle service (e.g. Valley River Inn).


$249 for industry participants; $79 for Oregon university faculty and students. Space is limited. Includes breakfast and lunch each day. A no-host group dinner is planned for Thursday evening.


Additional questions, email, or 541.942.3870