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Microscopic defect analysis in electroplating using laser induced breakdown spectroscopy

Join this new webinar on Microscopic defect analysis in electroplating using laser induced breakdown spectroscopy.

About this webinar

In electroplating contaminations, residues or inclusions in the product can quickly lead to a marked product quality reduction or even to failure of full batches. Similar contaminations & defects of products can be found in the electronics and automotive production environments. 

In this webinar Hans-Ullrich Eckert from Gerweck GmbH will present how the LIBS technology is used in the quality control process to identify quickly the (contamination) root cause of defects on electroplating products. Using typical examples from the field, Hans-Ullrich will show how these kind of samples can be analyzed with a microscope combining optical microscopy with laser spectroscopy (LIBS) for material detection. 

Watch a short clip from the webinar below:

LIBS in Real Time

Key Learning Objectives: 

  • Find out more about typical surface defects in electroplating and electronics.
  • Learn how typical defects/contaminations can be quickly and efficiently analyzed using a 2-in1-system for optical and chemical microscopic analysis.
  • How to use laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) to identify the root cause of contaminations/defects.

About the Event Speakers: 

Hans-Ullrich Eckert is Head of Development process technology at Gerweck GmbH Surface technology in Bretten, Germany. Gerweck GmbH is the leading provider of electroplating of electronic and technical devices, especially for selective reel-to-reel plating, and uses the Leica two-in-one microscope and LIBS system for their sample analysis. 

Hans-Ullrich has 40 years of professional experience in the field of electroplating. Besides his master's qualification in electroplating, he also holds a Master of Business Administration and is a member of the examination committee of the Chamber of Commerce Karlsruhe.

Konstantin Kartaschew holds a PhD in physical chemistry from the Ruhr University Bochum (Germany), with a focus on micro-spectroscopic analysis. After his PhD he broadened his experience, as a product specialist for spectroscopy within several molecular and elemental spectroscopy (e.g. atomic emission and X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy) methods. In 2019 he joined Leica Microsystems as a specialist in LIBS (Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy) and further specific compound microscopy applications.

Konstantin’s role give him the opportunity to exchange with customers in different industries. Learning about their challenges and offering them practical advice gives him great job satisfaction. 

Who should attend this webinar: 

This webinar is ideal for anyone working in the following positions: Quality Engineer, Quality Manager, Production Manager, Production member, Inspection Manager, Inspection Engineer, Quality Control Manager, Quality Assurance Manager, Quality control member, R&D Manager, R&D Engineer, R&D Member, R&D Development Manager, Development Manager, Development Engineer, Product Development Manager, Laboratory Manager, Researcher, Research Scientist, Laboratory Manager, Analytical Lab Manager, Laboratory Technician, Microscopist. Book your place below.

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  1. Sherif Refat Sherif Refat Egypt says:

    Hello is it suitable to apply in biomaterials characterization???????/

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