Event Name

NYU X-Ray Diffraction Workshop 2016

Start Date 29th Jun 2016
End Date 30th Jun 2016

The Workshop will span two days at New York University, with lectures and hands-on training on the X-ray diffraction methods. The Workshop will include lectures from various academic and industrial organizations. Faculty, graduate students, postdocs, and industrial researchers are invited to register. Attendees are encouraged to bring samples of interest to the workshop for the hands-on training Master Class, and scientific problems to the Round-Table Discussion.


  • Non-specialists can learn the basics of the X-ray diffraction and receive hands-on training on the operation of the instruments.
  • Experts from similar or related areas can share experience and exchange ideas.


  • Basics on single crystal and powder diffraction and the instruments 
  • Crystallization
  • Polymorphism and phase transition 
  • Phase identification, quantitative analysis, texture analysis, and crystallite size measurement 
  • Applications of X-ray powder diffraction in industry
  • Synchrotron radiation

Confirmed Speakers and Instructors 

  • Eric Dooryhee, Brookhaven National Lab, NY
  • Bruce Garetz, New York University, NY 
  • Ilia A. Guzei, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI 
  • Bob B. He, Bruker AXS, WI 
  • Tony C. Hu, New York University, NY 
  • Alexander G. Shtukenberg, New York University, NY 
  • Michael D. Ward, New York University, NY 
  • Shawn X. Yin, Bristol-Myers Squibb, NJ

Three Sessions 

  • Lectures in both mornings 
  • Hands-On Training Classes in both afternoons


  • The number of attendees in the workshop for Lecture Sessions is limited to 40.
  • The Hands-On Training Master Class component is limited to 10 persons for APEXII and 10 for GADDS. 
  • Registration is free if you register by June 15, 2016. After that, $50 fee will be applied. 
  • Please register by providing the following information to Tony Hu at chunhua.hu@nyu.edu
Location New York
United States
Contact Dr. Tony Hu
URL http://chemistry.fas.nyu.edu/object/chem.sif.xdf.workshop2016

Category Workshops
Topics Data analysis | Polymorphism | Synchrotron radiation