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Welcome to our Webinar library! We've hosted numerous webinars covering multiple application areas as well as product releases. We'd love to hear if there are certain topics you want us to cover in the future.

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Oxford Instruments 2021 new product showcase for EDS, WDS and EBSD

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We will present our newest solutions to solve the challenges you face in SEM based analysis with exciting new developments for EDS, WDS and EBSD solutions for the SEM/FIB, including AZtecLive chemical imaging, AZtecWave, AZtecFeature, AZtecHKL and AZtecCrystal.

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AZtec LayerProbe: Utilising SEM-EDS to measure the thickness and composition of thin layers and TEM lamella

Join us in our upcoming webinar, where we discuss how the software solution AZtec LayerProbe uses EDS to measure the compositions and thickness of thin layers and how you can achieve successful results, including for TEM lamella.

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Advanced biological SEM: making the most of your microscope

In this webinar, we will discuss the range of techniques available to biologists and provide examples from different types of sample, from plants and tissues through to cells and organelles, covering both medical applications and cell biology.

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Parent microstructure optimisation in steels and alloys using EBSD-based reconstruction

In this webinar, where are joined by one of the developers of a new approach to parent grain reconstruction, Dr Hung-Wei (Homer) Yen, who will be discussing the importance of understanding parent microstructures in the steel industry.

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Quantitative EDS Explained: How to achieve great results

Discover the science behind the Oxford Instruments technologies and algorithms, as well as, how to achieve accurate, un-normalized quantitative results using an EDS system and the ‘standardless’ approach. Additionally, the use of EDS to produce high-quality results using software with a standard-based method will be explained, with published examples from the field of Earth Science.

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The Symmetry S2 - An EBSD Detector for Every Application

In this webinar, you will learn about the development of EBSD detector technology and, in particular, about Oxford Instruments' new Symmetry S2 EBSD detector. The presenters will explain some of the important technological developments behind the exceptional performance of the CMOS-based Symmetry S2.

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Biomedical research using energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy

In this webinar, discover how EDS can be used to analyse biomaterials, for example, to identify the composition of wear particles and their site of origin in hip implants. 

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High-resolution materials characterisation

Join us in our upcoming webinar, where the speakers will identify the challenges, and provide information on optimising microscope conditions to maximise results, demonstrating the strengths of combining high-resolution SEM with windowless EDS analysis to enable nanometre chemical analysis of key material features.

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Relate: Correlative Data Visualisation & Analysis

We will be giving you the chance to see the correlation of EDS, EBSD, EM, and AFM data on a variety of materials and life science applications, including duplex steel, battery materials, and biomedical implants in this webinar. 

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Improving Li-ion battery performance through materials characterisation

With researches facing significant challenges in improving the performance of Lithium ion batteries, our group of experts explore how material characterisation is key to balancing the essential battery qualities of energy density, power density, cost, safety, and lifetime.

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Operating SEM-EDS  in a regulated environment

In this webinar, we highlight some of the common applications carried out by SEM-EDS users in pharmaceutical facilities.Learn how SEM-EDS users must work closely with IT and quality managers to generate and implement standard operating procedures (SOP) to ensure that any analysis carried out in their laboratories conforms with regulations such as 21 CFR part 11 and Annex 11.

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Low Energy X-Ray Microanalysis:  Extreme

Low energy microanalysis requires improvement in hardware: windowless, improved sensitivity, improved energy resolution.  It also requires improved software for deconvolution..  

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SEM-based Analysis in Forensics - GSR and Beyond

In this webinar we will discuss how a broad range of forensic trace evidence analyses can be performed in a scanning electron microscope (SEM) equipped with analytical systems.

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AZtecCrystal: New EBSD Post-Processing Software

Oxford Instruments has recently released AZtecCrystal to couple with AZtec EBSD acquisition software.  This webinar will give existing and perspective customers a chance to see the software interface and processing capabilities.

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High-speed characterisation of ore samples

This webinar will highlight examples of fast, integrated EBSD and EDS analysis from a range of ore-bearing samples including chromite-bearing pyroxenites from the Bushveld igneous complex in South Africa, the world's largest reserve of platinum group metals and gold placer deposits from Scotland. 

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Imaging the natural world

In this webinar we will be discussing microscopy art, how EDS can be used to provide striking and informative images about biological samples and how they have used this technique to explore the topic of air pollution as part of an ongoing collaborative project spanning both art and science.

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Understanding temperature induced microstructural changes in additively manufactured alloys

Learn how to overcome challenges of in-situ heating experiments for EBSD & how the heating-rate effects the temperature recrystallisation mechanism. Explore how fast & sensitive CMOS EBSD allows the effect of cooling rates on nucleation of the room temperature phase to be measured.

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Bringing EDS to life: sample considerations for biological element analysis

Discover the challenges of biological applications of Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectroscopy (EDS), recognising issues related to specimen preparation and providing information on sample preparation methods and imaging conditions to maximise results, as well as covering the use of EDS in identification and imaging of cell ultrastructure.

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Table-Top Electron Microscopy as an Analytical Tool for Materials Characterisation

This webinar will discuss the extent of the capabilities of the Table-Top Scanning Electron Microscope (TTM) combined with Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy (EDS) for quick, easy and repeatable compositional analysis and materials characterisation.

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Rapid Elemental Characterisation of Biological Samples

Learn the complementary potential of analytical scanning electron microscopy (SEM) for fast and precise elemental characterisation of ultrastructural features in biological samples, without the need for specific labelling. 

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Powering the future through nano-characterisation

Learn how to characterise Li-based phases for next generation battery development using Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) combined with Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS) and Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD). In the webinar, learn how you can monitor materials quality throughout the production process and investigate failure mechanisms and develop solutions.

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Nano-characterisation: driving progress in energy generation & storage

Find out how electron microscopy can be combined with light and scanning-probe microscopy analyses on the identical positions in order to investigate structure-property relationships in optoelectronic devices and how all parts of a Li-ion battery can be characterised.

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Semiconductor failure analysis solutions 

Semiconductor failure analysis requires painstaking detective work to understand the source of failures so that they can be removed from volume production. Discover how Oxford Instruments solutions can enable you to overcome these and other challenges.

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A technology breakthrough: why CMOS-based detectors are changing the way we use EBSD

Introducing the Oxford Instruments CMOS-based EBSD detector range and discussing the technological benefits of CMOS sensors compared to traditional charge coupled device (CCD) devices.

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AZtecLive: A revolutionary approach to SEM-EDS analysis

Discover how AZtecLive can radically change the way you approach sample investigation in the electron microscope.  Using different application examples and demonstrating results achieved in a fraction of the time.

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The latest developments in EDS hardware and software technology for the TEM

This webinar will discuss the effect of detector design on solid angle, and how these designs can be optimised to maximise solid angle for a number of different applications in the TEM. We will focus on the key characterisation abilities of new detectors for in situ experiments.

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High speed particle analysis: recent advances & new applications

The automated acquisition and classification of linked morphology and chemistry data from particles, grains, inclusions or other features is vital in many fields. Discover why AZtecFeature is the fastest and most accurate feature analysis tool available.

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Airborne particles: where they're from and how they affect us

Learn how scanning electron microscopy (SEM) can help characterise airborne particulate matter and how this information is used and interpreted.

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Characterising and monitoring materials developed for use in extreme environments

Learn how the combination of EDS & EBSD on an electron microscope can be applied to the characterisation of materials ensuring manufacturing and product reliablity.

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Spanish Webinar: Gunshot Residue Analysis with the AZtecGSR 

This webinar will cover the use of the SEM with AZtecGSR for Gunshot Residue Analysis.  This technique is fast and accurate: it gives reproducible results to ASTM E1588 - 16 & 17. AZtecGSR combines ease of use through its guided workflow, with the ultimate accuracy using the latest Ultim Max detectors and Tru-Q algorithms.

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Characterisation of 3D Printed Materials in the Electron Microscope

Examine the role of electron microscopy as a powerful tool within the 3D printing process, See how to control the cleanliness of powder feedstock using automated particle classification with EDS as well as ensuring the quality of finished components using microstructural characterisation with EBSD.

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Compositional and Structural Analysis of Thin Films in the SEM using EDS.

This webinar describes the benefits of Aztec Layerprobe to quickly characterize thin film stacks using EDS on your existing SEM. Layerprobe allows the user to achieve fast and accurate results on films as thin as 2 nm.

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Spanish Webinars

GSR Masterclas

En esta Masterclass, hablaremos del sistema EDS y del Software para poder realizar análisis de residuos de disparos. 

Oxford Instruments proporciona hardware y software que cumple con el estándar internacional ASTM E1588, y que automatiza el proceso de este análisis.

Symmetry S2: El detector EBSD para todas sus aplicaciones

En este seminario web, aprenderá sobre el desarrollo de la tecnología de detectores EBSD (Difracción de Electrones Retro-dispersados) y, en particular, sobre el nuevo detector Symmetry S2. Se explicarán algunos de los importantes avances tecnológicos detrás del rendimiento excepcional basado en la tecnología CMOS.

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Introducción a la espectrometría de energía dispersiva (EDS)

En este video, hablaremos de los fundamentos de la microscopía electrónica, explorando la interacción entre los electrones y la materia para explicar cómo se generan los rayos X. 

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Espectrometría de Dispersión de energía de Rayos X (EDS), análisis exacto y rápido

En este seminario web vamos a entrar en más detalles sobre cómo hemos incorporado la tecnología que normalmente sólo se encuentra en los sistemas de alto rendimiento, en nuestro nuevo sistema Xplore, con el fin de hacer que el análisis EDS preciso, rápido e incluso análisis en vivo sea accesible para todos los usuarios.

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Características de residuos de disparo o residuos GSR

Este webinario cubrirá el uso del Microscopio Electrónico de Barrido (SEM) con el AZtecGSR para el análisis de residuos de disparos. Esta técnica es rápida y precisa, da resultados reproducibles a la norma ASTM E1588 – 16 - 17. AZtecGSR combina la facilidad de uso a través de su flujo de trabajo, guiado con la máxima precisión.

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