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Tech Talks Archive

2023

Date Topic Speaker
May 16, 2024

Processing Electron Microscopy Datasets with Python
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Roberto dos Reis, PhD
April 18, 2024

Advanced Electrical Characterization using NUANCE-NUFAB Probe Station
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Ying Jia, PhD
March 21, 2024

Unveiling Molecular Landscapes: Exploring Functional AFM Imaging and Chemical Spectroscopy
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Dr. Gajendra Shekhawat
February 15, 2024 EDS Detectors and How They Work
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Krysten Villalon, PhD &Nicholas Gogola, MS
January 14, 2024 Stepping up negative staining and cryoTEM: Considerations for streamlining your screening process
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Eric Roth
November 16, 2023 3D Characterization of Surface Topography (from mm to nm scale)
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Dr. Xinqi Chen
October 19, 2023 Electron Beam Lithography at NUFAB
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Serkan Butun, PhD
August 17, 2023 Choosing the Right SEM for your Experiment
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Tirzah Abbott & Nicholas Gogola
July 20 , 2023 A Brief Introduction of Two New TEM's at the BioCryo Core
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Dr. Reiner Bleher
June 15, 2023 Direct Electron Detectors and their Application in (Scanning) Transmission Electron Microscopy
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Paul Smeets, PhD
May 18, 2023 Depth Profiling and Mapping with XPS and SIMS
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Dr. Xinqi Chen
April 20,  2023 Hall Effect Measurement System at NUFAB
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Dr. Anil Dhote
March 16, 2023 Multimodal Functional Imaging with Nano-Raman-TERS System 
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Dr. Gajendra Shekhawat
February 16, 2023

Contamination in TEM and Potential Ways for Mitigation 
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Xiaobing Hu, PhD
January 26, 2023 Developing a Steady Hand for Nanoscience
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Eric Roth
2022 talks

2022

Date Topic Speaker
November 17, 2022 Wavelength Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy (WDS) in the SEM
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Tirzah Abbott
October 20, 2022 Thin Film Stress Measurement at NUFAB
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Ying Jia, PhD
September 15, 2022 Advances in Functional Scanning Probe Microscopy
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Dr. Gajendra Shekhawat
August 18, 2022 Graphene Liquid TEM: Observing Atoms in the Graphene Aquarium
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Kunmo Koo, PhD
July 21, 2022 Cryo-SEM at the BioCryo Facility: Workflow, Instrumentation, and Examples
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Dr. Reiner Bleher
June 16, 2022 Surface Analysis with ToF-SIMS
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Dr. Xinqi Chen
May 26, 2022 Site-Specific TEM Sample Preparation using Focused Beam Ion Beam Methods
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Paul Smeets, PhD
April 21, 2022 Automated Wet Chemical Processing in NUFAB
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Shaoning Lu, PhD &
Serkan Butun, PhD
March 17, 2022 Accelerated Mechanical Property Mapping and High-Resolution Chemical Mapping/Spectroscopy
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Dr. Gajendra Shekhawat
February 17, 2022 Sample Prep 101
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Elizabeth King,
Nathan La Porte,
Nathaniel Kabat
January 20, 2022 Cell Ultrastructure and Preservation Considerations for the Hybrid Material Scientist
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Eric W. Roth
2021 talks

2021

Date Topic Speaker
November 18, 2021 Characterization of 2D Materials using XPS, SIMS, & Raman
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M. Arslan Shehzad
October 21, 2021 Quantification of Dispersive Spectrum (EDS)
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Xiaobing Hu, PhD
September 16, 2021 In-Situ Heating and Cooling Experiments in the SEM
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Tirzah Abbott
August 19, 2021 Thin Film Measurement at NUFAB
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Dr. Ying Jia
July 15, 2021 High-Resolution Thermal Imaging and Quantitative Biomechanics
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Dr. Gajendra Shekhawat
June 24, 2021 Cryogenic Sample Prep for Electron Microscopy: Considerations and Techniques
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Dr. Reiner Bleher
May 20, 2021 A Brief Introduction to Energy  Dispersive Spectrum (EDS) and Electron Energy Loss Spectrum (EELS)
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Xiaobing Hu, PhD
April 15, 2021 Enabling Microfluidics @ NUFAB
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Serkan Butun, PhD & Suhwan Choi, PhD
March 18, 2021 Principle and Practical Techniques of XPS
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Dr. Xinqi Chen
February 18, 2021 Advances in Functional Scanning Probe Microscopy
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Dr. Gajendra Shekhawat

January 28, 2021

Best Practices for Utilizing Cryo Equipment
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Charlene Wilke

2020 talks

2020

Date Topic Speaker
November 19, 2020 The Future is Bright (FIB): A Brand-New Dual-Beam FIB/SEM in EPIC with new Capabilities and Applications!
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Tirzah Abbott & Paul Smeets, PhD
October 15, 2020 Expansion of Plasma Cleaner Abilities
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Serkan Butan, PhD & Dr. Anil Dhote
September 17, 2020 The Principle and Application of ToF-SIMS
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Dr. Xinqi Chen
July 30, 2020 Introductions Applications to the Atmosphere System
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Kun He, PhD
June 25, 2020 Negative Staining Beyond UA and Return
to the Lab Safety Q&A
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Charlene Wilke &
Eric Roth
April 16, 2020 Etch Systems in NUFAB
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Shaoning Lu
March 12, 2020 What's New in EPIC!
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Tirzah Abbott
February 13, 2020 Keck II -Principles and Applications of FT-IR
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Dr. Xinqi Chen
January 9, 2020

Cryo Work
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Charlene Wilke

2019

Date Topic Speaker
November 14, 2019 Best Microscopy Practices for Characterization of Electron Beam-Sensitive Materials
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Paul Smeets, PhD
September 19, 2019 SEM Match Maker: Selecting the right SEM
for imaging your samples
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Tirzah Abbott
August 21, 2019 Deposition Techniques Available in NUFAB
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William Mohr & John Ciraldo
July 17, 2019 Making the Cover, Crafting a Winning Image  & BioCryo’s best kept secret - Materials Ultramicrotomy
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Eric W. Roth
June 19, 2019 Sample Preparations for High Quality TEM Analyses
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Xiaobing Hu, PhD
May 15, 2019 Interpreting SEM and EDS Results
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Dr. Ben Myers & Tirzah Abbott
April 17, 2019 Lithography at NUFAB: For Beginners and Advanced
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Dr. Nasir Basit
March 20, 2019 Successful Electron Microscopy of Biological and Soft Matter Samples
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Dr. Reiner Bleher
February 20, 2019

Advances in Scanning Probe Microscopy at NUANCE: Opening New Routes for Nanoscale Chemical, Biological and Thermal Analysis
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 Qing Tu, PhD
January 16, 2019

XPS or ToF-SIMS?
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Dr. Xinqi Chen