Materials Science Webinars
Featured Materials Webinars
It is critical to be able to analyse semiconductor thin films using techniques that can resolve the key features, such as crystallographic texture, grain boundaries, threading dislocations and crystal polarity.
In this webinar, Analytik Jena discusses the solutions to achieve effective automation of liquid handling and laboratory processes while keeping budget, space and other factors in mind.
In this webinar, Analytik Jena details its workflow for the detection of pathogens such as SARS-CoV-2 through biosurveillance of wastewater.
In this webinar, Analytik Jena details all their methods for comprehensive water analysis, including high throughput analysis of drinking water by ICP-MS, TOC in industrial and drinking waters, and total fluorine analysis by HR-CS MAS.
In this webinar, Analytik Jena covers environmental and food applications for ICP-MS users, both new and experienced.
In this webinar, Analytik Jena analyzes the value of palm oil and explains what analysis and probing techniques can be meaningful for this edible oil.
In this webinar, Analytik Jena details the different stages from mining to the production of high-purity metals, and explains what spectrometry solutions can provide reliable data in the process.
In this webinar titled, Ultra-Pure Gas for Higher Yield: Gas Analysis for Semiconductor Manufacturing, the speakers will discuss how investing in gas analyzers can help you maximize time, profit, and customer experience by avoiding costly defects.
This presentation describes how DSC and TGA are used to obtain kinetic parameters and the relative merits of each approach.
Extensional flows dominate many polymer processes, including blow molding, film blowing, fiber spinning, thermoforming and many others.
Data are only meaningful if they are collected as part of a well-designed, well-understood experiment. This session will introduce and provide guidelines for the appropriate selection of experimental parameters and will help the viewer to understand what experiment types may be most informative for them.
The Rubber Process Analyzer (RPA) is an important tool for developing – and controlling the reliable manufacture of – elastomers and compounds. The RPA can provide far more information than traditional rubber testing methods such as the MDR or Mooney viscometer.
TA Instruments is proud to offer training seminars focused on strategies for a systematic approach to getting the most accurate information from your instruments.
This webinar covers the basics of characterizing shape-memory polymers using thermo-mechanical equipment, such as the Q800 and ElectroForce 3200.
presentation will discuss techniques for identifying and minimizing experimental errors and for pushing the experimental limits of rotational shear rheometers. The objective is to enable participants to identify bad shear rheology data.
What is rheology and how can you use it to practically describe the flow and deformation of structured fluids and soft solids? Neil Cunningham will provide an accessible introduction to key rheological behaviours.
In this presentation, Troy Nickel focuses on repeated loading that ultimately leads to construct fatigue, and explores some real world examples of how ElectroForce test instruments are used to determine fatigue limits.
This webinar forum will present different approaches to maintaining sample integrity during electron microscopy studies and will feature a discussion on future directions in this field, for example use of cryoEM techniques for materials science applications.
New webinar: Introducing ChemiSEM – The Complete Tool for Understanding Failure Analysis. Learn how Thermo Scientific ChemiSEM Technology offers a leap forward in usability, convenience, and speed of analysis.
For scientists interested in characterization of synthetic & natural polymers. SEC users & those looking at alternative separation technique offering advantages over SEC.
New Webinar: The key to most subsurface processes is to determine how structural and topological features at small length scales, i.e., the microstructure, control the effective and macroscopic properties of earth materials.
In this webinar, we will look more closely on The Spinsolve benchtop NMR as a tool for polymer chemistry. The focus will be on 1D and 2D possibilities to characterize homo- and copolymers, monomers, and natural polymers.
This webinar will provide accounts of the application of low field NMR spectroscopy to the analysis of polymeric systems and discuss the impact of instrumental parameters, spectral quality, and quantitative analysis in comparison with high-field (400 MHz) spectroscopy results.
Digital healthcare has seen a tremendous development during past years with implantable electronics being part of ever-increasing number of treatment plans for patients.
3D mineralogy represents a disruptive technological advance, providing a much reduced time to actionable data. In this webinar, Eddy Hill, PhD describes the What, How, and Benefits of mineral classification and measurement in 3D.
This webinar and live Q&A provides an introduction into the regulations and the instrumentation utilized to detect fugitive emissions and how companies that implement such practices are saving money and becoming good corporate stewards.
Are you interested in learning about the pros and cons of different installation options? Are you looking to see the processing phases and results from Specim AFX? If you answered yes, then this webinar is a must for you.
Dive into the big world of micro-thermography together with us and join our online event. Choose the time that suits you.
In this webinar, you will learn how some of the biggest challenges associated with X-ray microscopy are tackled with the help of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven algorithms.
This webinar aims to explain the benefits of working with the TruBio Discovery Automation System, as well as the Thermo ScientificTM Prima PRO Process Mass Spectrometer.
With the boom of digital and remote healthcare, and increasing life expectancy of people, there is a rapidly growing need for more and more advanced medical devices, both implanted and external.
Foldable phones are now a commercially available product‚ with some manufacturers already several generations into the product cycle.
Atomic Layer Deposition enabled corrosion protection solutions against plasma etch are becoming more sought after in the semiconductor industry.
TopMap Micro.View+ - the innovative high-end optical profiler by Polytec opens up entirely new possibilities regarding topography and surface texture measurements. This presentation introduces the advanced world of nature-made microlens arryas (on bent surfaces) using this new CSI microscope. An experimental physicist talks about his intuitive approach demonstrating the operational performance of this new product and the resulting opportunities for scientists and future end-users exemplified by
This webinar offers an introduction into materialographic sectioning and is focused on wet-abrasive cutting. Application examples are used to illustrate the proper choice of consumables.
Secondary and biogenic fuels are usually inhomogeneous and come in large volumes. For reliable analysis results, laboratories require part samples which are fully representative of the original sample. These need to be sub-divided and homogenized before they can be submitted to analysis.
Secondary and biogenic fuels are usually inhomogeneous and come in large volumes. For reliable analysis results, laboratories require part samples which are fully representative of the original sample. These need to be sub-divided and homogenized before they can be submitted to analysis.
In this webinar, we will introduce the groundbreaking laboratory based non-destructive 3D crystallographic grain mapping technique called diffraction contrast tomography (DCT) and present compelling applications examples on a wide variety of materials.
Traditionally, material/device characterization applications have required a combination of specialized DC and AC instruments – often resulting in complicated setups that also require highly skilled operators to integrate and operate equipment of mixed brands, computer interfaces, and types.
Taking Rocks to the Cloud: Digitizing Thin Sections. A giant leap to a new world of digital petrography. In this webinar, Matthew Andrew, PhD discusses how to bring petrography – the art and science of looking at rock thin sections – into the digital era.
In this webinar you will learn about the fundamentals of grinding and polishing and the applications of different grinding and polishing consumables.
Using the example of a laser-printed component, the individual process steps of a metallographic sample preparation and the subsequent analysis are explained.
Hardness testing has never been so easy: In this webinar, we will explain how to test all Rockwell methods with the simplest handling.
In this webinar the fundamentals of electrolytic polishing and etching are illustrated with examples of common materialographic microstructures and applications.
In this webinar Scott Sidwell, former engineering manager and current sales and business development manager at Merit Sensor, discusses the different types of pressure sensors with a primary focus on MEMS silicon die.
Laser diffraction is the standard method for measuring particle size in many industries. This technique is characterized by high flexibility and a wide measuring range from 10 nm to 4 mm.
Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) is the standard technology used in many laboratories. In this webinar we will show you how to make your DLS analysis more flexible and take it to a whole new level
Seeing is believing: Automated image analysis offers the highest information content of all particle sizing techniques.
Are you using sieve analysis for routine particle size determination and are looking for a time- and cost-saving alternative which provides similar results?
This webinar is brought to you in cooperation with Formulaction Inc.
In this webinar we examine 10 of the most common errors in particle analysis.
During our webinar New solutions for Oxygen, Nitrogen and Hydrogen detection in Metals we take a close look at the influence of these elements on your sample material and at quality control using elemental analysis.
We would like to invite you to ELTRA's free webinar on carbon and sulfur analysis in steel and other metals.
A variety of metal powders is utilized in additive manufacturing: different types of steel, titanium, Inconel and many more.
In this webinar, you will learn more about thermo-mechanical fatigue testing and the recommendations of the European Code of Practice. Take part in a virtual demonstration of an out-of-phase test on an aluminum specimen and learn more about the benefits of ZwickRoell’s TMF testing system.
In this webinar, you will learn why advanced creep testing is used and what the requirements are, why temperature measurement and control are crucial, and what the main components of a sophisticated creep testing system are, as well as how a typical advanced creep testing system is set up.
Advanced high-strength steels are the favorites in automotive applications where lightweight construction is required. Moreover, tensile testing of these steels remain the most important tests. However, the high strength of these materials is also linked to a high surface hardness.
Hardness testing is the most applied test within the mechanical testing of metals. Hardness testing machines must fulfill a number of requirements if precise and accurate results are desired.
Learn about the basics of composites and composites testing or refresh your knowledge. We will show you the basic test methods to enable quality assurance and design of composite structures.
Traditionally a limited number of techniques have been used for physical properties analysis.
Reinforcing steel is essential in the construction of buildings and infrastructures. As it is a safety-relevant component, the mechanical properties of its products are defined by various national and international standards.
Pendulum impact testers determine the impact energy absorbed by a standardized specimen up to break by measuring the height of rise of the pendulum hammer after impact.
Covid-19 still has a big influence on our daily lives and on the availability of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other medical textiles. Quality control and approval testing of these products is essential for product quality. Within this webinar, you will learn about ZwickRoell’s ready-made testing solutions for PPE and medical textiles.
Increasing global CO2 levels have led to a thrust in research on Carbon Capture and Storage and Carbon Capture and Utilization.
Mechanical testing is becoming increasingly important ass requirements to increase battery performance grow. We will present a variety of test fixtures for the determination of mechanical properties of lithium-ion battery cell materials.
Benchtop EDXRF is widely used in the mining operations, even at remote locations, for fast elemental analysis of ores, minerals and rocks.
The testing of lithium-ion cells, modules and packs requires a large number of different tools and fixtures and a load frame that can be adapted to changing testing requirements.
Activated and porous carbons along with zeolites and molecular sieves largely owe their industrial value to the ability to control the rate of transport of different molecules. This characteristic gives rise to a broad range of applications in gas separation, catalysis, selective adsorption of pollutants, and ion exchange.
FTIR emission spectroscopy is a powerful measurement technique for the spectral analysis of light, emitted by samples or devices.
Heterogeneous catalysis is quite possibly the most relevant discipline in the chemical industry, spearheading improvements in process sustainability by improving the exploitation of raw materials, enabling the transition from fossil to renewable feedstocks, reducing energy consumption, and minimizing the environmental footprint.
This talk will focus on metal–organic frameworks from basic research to implementation and commercialization.
Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are candidates for many sorption applications due to their advantages of controllable chemical functionality, as well as ordered structure defined by virtually infinite combination of metal cluster and organic linker.
David Smith brings a 30 year perspective on real life industrial powder handling problems covering bulk materials and final packaged products.
Particle size is an important piece of information for research and development, quality control, and quality assurance as well as understanding the small physical details in a milling or powder compaction process.
As additive manufacturing (AM) transitions from the fabrication of prototypes to production of end-use parts, understanding the powder properties required to reliably produce high quality parts is critical.
Important parameters like metal dispersion, number of surface active sites, redox properties, acidity and activation energy can be measured by various analytical techniques that can be classified depending on different concepts.
A critical attribute that contributes to the quality of a manufacturing process is the surface area of the powdered raw material.
Heterogeneous catalysis enables faster, large-scale production and selective product formation. Approximately 35% of the world's GDP is influenced by catalysis.
Understanding powder behavior is essential for optimizing bulk solids production processes and developing high-quality products.
Inductively coupled plasma or microwave plasma are among the most reliable and common spectroscopic techniques used for the determination of metals, including PGMs.
Oral solid dose (OSD) drug products represent the largest class of products sold by the pharmaceutical industry, accounting for over 60% of global pharmaceutical sales.
Battery technology is rapidly evolving – and manufacturers’ needs are evolving along with it.
Geologists may know more about optical properties and their empirical determination than many so-called light scattering ‘experts’.
Identifying crystal form is an ongoing challenge in the pharmaceutical industry.
The Mastersizer 2000 set new and exacting standards in laser diffraction particle sizing.
Batteries are used in an increasing range of applications, from portable electronics to electric vehicles. This increasing range of applications requires high performance battery materials that provide long lasting, light weight, fast charging and stable power sources. Particle size is a critical factor in battery performance.
This webinar advises on the practical tips available for efficient laboratory sieving processes.
This webinar discusses the capabilities of the MM 500, a combined planetary ball mill and mixer mill.
This webinar focuses on processing spectral data for soil analysis utilizing the Malvern Panalytical ASD FieldSpec® 4 Hi-Res: High Resolution spectroradiometer.
Watch the webinar and learn how to use ZEISS ZEN Connect software to analyze your multi-modal microscopy data in context. Get unique insights, gain efficiency and save time – no matter whether you are a materials researcher at university, a multi-user facility or an industrial lab.
However your titration tasks are executed at the moment there is always room for improvement. Automation of different steps involved in a titrimetric analysis not only saves time and money, but also makes the analysis operator-independent and significantly enhances accuracy and precision.
From the ground to the engine of a vehicle, the quality control of petrochemicals is critical in every stage of the process. Water sensitivity of petrochemicals as well as their non-aqueous solubility requires special handling of the samples and specific sensors and solvents used in their analysis.
Polyols and resins are becoming more and more relevant in our lives. Not only used for making polymers, polyols see more use in construction materials, paints and bonding.
The surfactant content of chemicals involved in different process steps, lubricants, raw materials or finished products is crucial for quality assurance
The analysis of water is crucial in many areas; waste treatment, water bottling operations, environmental studies and more. This presentation outlines the basic chemistry of water and the mechanics of key analyses such as pH, BOD, COD, alkalinity, hardness, etc…
In this on demand webinar we explain the basics of a widely used analytical technique. Titration is one of the most frequently used techniques in quantitative analysis, its use ranging across various industries.
Quantification of components in solid mixtures like formulated materials is crucial in material sciences. Especially in the pharmaceutical industry, API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient) form quantification plays a central role from early drug development to manufacturing.
Learn more about KF titration and the oven technique, the choice of a suitable reagent, and the difference between volumetric and coulometric titration.
Get helpful tips and tricks on troubleshooting in Karl Fischer titration: stabilizing the drift values, cleaning and storing KF electrodes and more.
For industries and research applications which require homogenization of material samples which are sticky, sensitive to temperature, or elastic; cryogenic grinding is a highly appropriate option, if properly performed.
Several research processes require the use of ball mills to achieve sample pulverization. This technique is useful but could be even more so, provided its practice is optimized by knowing the tips and tricks of the trade associated with its use.
Thermal analysis comprises a group of techniques in which a physical property of a substance is measured as a function of temperature.
DSC analysis measures the heat flow produced in a sample when it is heated, cooled, or held isothermally at constant temperature.
This webinar explains the basic DMA principles and at the same time introduces a high-performance DMA instrument for carrying out various applications.
Evolved gas analysis is a method used to study the nature of volatile products released by a substance as it is heated.
The results of measurements obtained using conventional DSC instruments frequently depend on the heating or cooling rates used.
HP DSC is widely used in many different industries such as the chemical, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, plastics, paints and adhesives.
Regular calibration and adjustment is essential for every laboratory to help ensure the integrity of your results.
21 CFR Part 11 compliance is obligatory for all healthcare industries that manufacture or export their products in or to the U.S. market.
Understanding polymer crystallization is essential for improving production processes, optimizing material properties, developing new materials and failure analysis.
Quality control by thermal analysis is used to inspect products for irregularities that could compromise their quality.
According to ISO 17025, Validation is the confirmation by objective evidence that the requirements for a specific intended use are fulfilled.
This webinar describes a number of techniques and methods that can be used to characterize their properties and effects under variable conditions.
This webinars describe a number of examples that illustrate how thermal analysis can be used to investigate the physical properties and behavior of petrochemicals.
A number of interesting application examples, presented in this webinar, demonstrate the use of thermal analysis techniques in the pharmaceutical industry.
Continuous development in the methods used for textile characterization serve to address growing consumer expectations
Thermal analysis is an excellent method for identifying and characterizing thermoplastics because their properties are strongly dependent on temperature.
Thermal analysis is an excellent method for the identification and characterization of thermosets because their properties are strongly temperature dependent.
This webinar describes a number of typical application examples that illustrate how thermal analysis can be used for the routine testing and development.
This webinar presents relevant applications for the characterization of cosmetic products and preparations as a function of temperature.
Thermal analysis is an excellent method for the characterization of elastomers because their properties are strongly dependent on temperature.
This webinar describes a number of techniques and methods that can be used to characterize the physical properties of inorganic materials and compounds.
Medical materials and compounds can be characterized using various thermal analysis techniques.
This webinar describes a number of techniques and methods that can be used to characterize these materials and their effects.
This webinar describes a number of interesting application examples that demonstrate the use of thermal analysis techniques in the automotive industry
This webinar describes how thermal analysis is used to characterize the thermal and mechanical properties of many types of components and products.
In recent years, renewable energy resources have become widely accepted as a way to help solve the world’s potential energy crisis.
This webinar describes a number of interesting application examples that demonstrate the use of thermal analysis techniques.
This webinar describes a number of techniques and methods that can be used to characterize the physical properties of tire tread compounds.
This webinar describes a number of techniques and methods that can be used to characterize the physical properties of biopolymers.
Kinetic methods are of fundamental importance for process development and the optimization of chemical processes.
OIT measurements determine the oxidative stability of oils, polymers and foods.
DSC purity analysis of substances in drugs or foodstuffs is an important issue.
This webinar describes the various uses of thermal analysis for safety assessment in the chemical industry.
DSC is a measurement technique commonly used for the determination of specific heat capacity.
METTLER TOLEDO offers three different techniques for performing temperature-modulated DSC measurements.
TGA-Sorption analysis yields valuable information to help study the effects of moisture on material properties.
This webinar explains how these combination techniques work, including DSC-Microscopy, and illustrate each of them with a number of exciting applications.
The TGA technique measures the mass of a sample as it is heated, cooled or held at a constant temperature in a defined atmosphere.
The TMA technique is one of the most important thermal analysis techniques, complementary to the well-established DSC, TGA and DMA techniques.
The determination of glass transition temperature (Tg) is critical for understanding a material's properties.
Viscoelastic behavior depends on frequency and temperature, and there is a general equivalence between frequency- and temperature-related behavior during transition processes.
n this webinar, Thomas Spengler, Market Manager for Food, Feed & Beverage Solutions and Léa Heintz, Product Manager for the FoodScreener product platform at Bruker BioSpin, explain how the Honey-Profiling solution can provide a strong tool for the detection of honey fraud.
This webinar details exiciting applications of surface characterization techniques in the biomedical field.
Following its launch in early 2017, the Oxford Instruments Symmetry® EBSD detector has made a significant impact in the microanalysis community.
Ion mobility in battery electrolytes strongly influences battery performance. Multi nuclear diffusion NMR allows direct observation of the mobility of different ions, because they contain different nuclei (1H, 19F, 7Li, 23Na, …) independently detectable by multi nuclear NMR.
This webinar will discuss the growing interest in combining Raman spectroscopy to image-based particle analysis techniques, in order to provide fast, non-destructive chemical identification of the particles.
The development of a successful therapeutic drug requires thorough characterization of its shelf-life, which is crucial to ensuring correct dosage and patient safety.
A-TEEM has already proven in many cases to be more effective in protein, vaccine, wine and water research, quality and process applications than HPLC and vibrational spectroscopy.
Raman spectroscopy and photoluminescence are sensitive to the presence of defects and impurities in crystals.
Detailed particle characterization, including shape and size analysis and chemical identification, enables thorough understanding of drug formulations.
See how AZtecLive can radically change the way you approach sample investigation in the electron microscope.
Learn in this webinar how you can profit from the combination of confocal and light microscopic widefield imaging in a laser scanning microscope dedicated for materials applications.
The presentation will summarise how the technique works, what its size and concentration limits are and discuss its advantages and disadvantages.
In this guest webinar, Professor Howard Barnes aims to provide a simple understanding of this situation, and highlights how to bring about a more desirable rheology when necessary.
In this presentation, we explore the practical aspects of sieving method – the advantages and disadvantages.
In this webinar we discuss the importance of particle size and shape in terms of packing behavior and processing and how these parameters can be measured using Laser Diffraction and Morphological Imaging respectively.
This presentation provides a comprehensive review of current and recently-developed technologies which can be used for the assessment of particular content in therapeutic formulations.
In this webinar Dr Ana Morfesis gives an overview of zeta potential and its measurement and explain how this important parameter can be used in product development to enhance product stability and performance.
What makes a viscometer a rheometer and which instrument do I really need for my application?
This webinar introduces the concept of surface zeta potential, shows how it can be measured on the Zetasizer Nano using the surface zeta potential cell and discusses some recent applications.
This webinar will provide an overview of zeta potential and the mechanisms governing stability and instability.
This webinar will be based on that Basics document and will be presented by the author of “The Basic Principles of Particle Size Analysis" – Dr Alan Rawle.
The Bruker AVANCE III HD delivered cutting-edge, sophisticated NMR performance that has been adopted by labs across the world.