Rigaku's Seminar and Workshop at FSU

Florida State University Rigaku Symposium and Workshop on X-ray Crystallography and Diffraction

The Florida State University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, in conjunction with Rigaku Americas Corporation, is pleased to announce the 1st Annual Rigaku Symposium to take place on Friday and Saturday January 24th and 25th, in the Chemical Sciences Laboratory at Florida State University

The Florida State University Rigaku Symposium and Workshop on X-ray Crystallography and Diffraction is free to the public. It will cover both Single Crystal and Powder X-ray Diffraction Methods. The hands-on workshops will be held on Saturday, January 25 and led by Rigaku Application Scientists.

When: January 24-25, 2020
Location: Florida State University

Registration is now closed

Thank you for your interest in the Rigaku Symposium and Workshop at FSU; however, registration is now closed.

Invited Speakers:
  • Angus Wilkinson, Georgia Institute of Technology.
    Nonambient diffraction studies of negative thermal expansion materials. The pros and cons of using synchrotron and lab X-ray sources
  • Shengqian Ma, South Florida
    Visualizing Structure Transformation and Guest Molecules in Metal-Organic Frameworks via X-ray Diffraction Studies
  • Corey Thompson, Purdue University
    Diffraction and physical property measurements of Ti-rich alloys.
  • Weiwei Xie, Louisiana State University.
    Superconductivity in Transition Metal-Rich Chalcogenide
  • Susan Latturner, Florida State University
    Finding light elements in heavy metal intermetallics
  • Akhilesh Tripathi, Rigaku Americas Corporation
    Recent Advance in Quantitative Powder Diffraction Method: Double Derivative (DD) Method
  • Pierre LeMaguerres, Rigaku Americas Corporation
    Tools and cool stuff at Rigaku for single crystal

In addition to the lectures, there will be hands-on workshops led by Pierre Le Magueres and Akhilesh Tripathi of Rigaku Americas Corporation.


Tentative Itinerary:

Friday, Jan. 24
12:00pm Registration
1:00pm – 5:00pm  30-minute talks with 5 minutes for Q&A

Saturday, Jan. 25

8:30am – 9:00am  Registration with continental breakfast
9:00am – 12:00pm  Parallel workshops
12:00pm – 1:00pm  Lunch
1:00pm - 4:00pm  Parallel workshops