PROGRAM

FOR

THE 12th NORWEGIAN X-RAY SEMINAR

11 SEPTEMBER 2002

QUALITY HOTEL KRISTIANSAND

 

Monday 9 September
 
1100 REGISTRATION
 
1200 LUNCH
 
  Chairman: John T. Håkedal  
 
1300 OPENING Åge Storm
 
1310 James Willis (invited speaker), Dep. of Geological Science, University of Cape Town, Republic of South Africa.
"A review and comparison of algorithms commonly applied for correcting for inter-element matrix effects in XRFS"
 
1355 Øyvind Mikkelsen, Elkem Research, Kristiansand, Norway.
"Matrix effects when using synthetic powder standards for calibration of P in Si metal"
 
1420 Coffee
 
1450 Andreas Grimstvedt (invited speaker), Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse, Trondheim, Norway.
"Anvendelse av XRD ved NGU (prøveprep., kvalitativ og kvantitativ analyse, fremtidstrender)"
 
1535 Juliette Muller, Francois Girod and Ravi Yellepeddi, ThermoARL, Switzerland
"Anatase/Rutile quantification in pigment industry by XRD using different methods and instruments"
 
1605 Victor Trett, Australian X-ray Tubes , Australia.
"Overview of XRF tube manufacture at AXT"
 
1625 Future X-ray Seminars. Comments and Discussions
 
1640 End
 
1730 Walking from hotel entrance to Kristiansand Zoo.
 
2000 Dinner, Quality hotel.

 

 

Tuesday 10 September

 
  Chairman: Torkild Eivindson
0900

Bernt Næss, LABConsult AS, Lillestrøm, Norway.
"Et nytt konsept for fullstendig oppdatering av eldre XRD-instrument'

 

0920

 

Arne Eriksson, Analys Konsult AB, Lidingö. Sweden.
"Advances in Quantitative XRD analysis"

 

0950

 

Coffee

1030

 

Ulrich Riedl, Philips Analytical, The Netherlands.
"Capabilities of X-ray diffraction in automation and research; two practical examples"

1115

 

Jean-Philippe Gagnon, Corporation Scientifique Claisse, Canada.
"Sample preparation by Fusion of Iron Ore Samples: Application to Magnetite Samples"

1145

 

Michel Davidts, SOCACHIM, Belgia.
"Accurate determination of sodium and sulphur in a cement with a multi position gas fluxer"

 

1215

 

Lunch

 

 

Chairman: Øyvind Mikkelsen

1330

 

Peter Kregsamer (invited speaker), International Atomic Energy Agency, Austria.
"Total Reflection XRF (TXRF) - trace element analysis"

1415

 

Arne K. Bjerklund, Holger Teknologi AS, Oslo. Norway.
"Nytt innen portable XRF instrumenter"

 

1500

 

Coffee

1530

 

Lorentz Petter Lossius and Bjarne Fredheim. Hydro Aluminium Technology Centre, Årdal , Norway.
"Combining Phase- and Elemental Analysis of some Materials used in Aluminium Production"

1550

 

Didier Bonvin, Thermo ARL, Switzerland.
"Suitability of WD-XRF instruments in specific application areas."

1635

 

S. Milner, B. Vrebos, Philips Analytical, The Netherlands.
"Matrix correction for trace element analysis using mass attenuation coefficients"

 

1720

 

End

 

1930

 

Banquet

 

 

 

Wednesday 11 September
 
  Chairman: Torkild Eivindson
0900

 

James Willis (invited speaker), Dep. of Geological Science, University of Cape Town. Republic of South Africa.
"Some suggested procedures for obtaining accurate net peak intensities for good quality trace element analysis in WDXRFS"

0945

 

Michel Davidts, SOCACHIM, Belgia.
"Fusion of Ferro-Alloys"

 

1030

 

Coffee

1100

 

De Pape Pol, Bruker AXS, Germany.
"WD-XRF and ED-XRF"

1130

 

Erling Einungbrekke, Norsk Hydro Forskningsparken, Porsgrunn, Norway.
"Kantitativ analyse av NPK-gjødsel med XRF"

1150

 

Future X-ray Seminars. Comments and Discussions. Summing up.

 

1210

 

End

 

1220

 

Lunch