Syllabus

2017 Curriculum (PDF)

 Sunday 6/25Monday 6/26Tuesday 6/27Wednesday 6/28Thursday 6/29Friday 6/30Saturday 7/1Sunday 7/2
8:30 – 9:30Crystallography Overview
Radiation Safety
Ewald Sphere
Reciprocal Space
Structure solutionData Validation and Structure Finalization PXRD – Overview LeBail powder to single crystal Student
Presentations
9:30 – 10:30Crystallographic FundamentalsSystematic AbsencesRefinement Synchrotrons / NeutronsIndexing /LeBail /Pawley methodsICDDStudent
Presentations
10:45 – 11:45Symmetry Data Collection Techniques FREE TIME –
Data collection, 1:1 help
Difficult Refinements
Twinning
Modulation
Rietveld
Refinement
Total scattering (PDF)
High Pressure
Student
Presentations
1:00-2:00PXRD Sample
Prep lecture
Data Reduction
Techniques
FREE TIME –
Data collection, 1:1 help
Hands-on Structure Solution/RefinementError AnalysisHands-on Structure
Solution/Refinement
2:00-4:00
4:15-6:15
ArrivalsPoint groups
International Tables
Sample Prep
Beginners /
Advanced SHELX
Diffractometer Training
Olex2 Workshop Database Workshop /
Finalization Workshop
Indexing Workshop;
GSAS Workshop
Hands-on Structure
Solution/Refinement
6:30-8:30Welcome Reception Point groups
International Tables
Sample Prep
Beginners /
Advanced SHELX
Diffractometer Training
Olex2 Sandbox timeFinalizationsFOX Workshop PICNIC