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Announcing: EBSD 2020 Topical Conference

EBSD 2020 is on!  EBSD 2020 will be held May 20 -22, 2020 at the University of Michigan, the site of the extremely successful EBSD 2018 meeting.  EBSD 2020 will start with a day of tutorials and hands on demonstrations followed by 2 days of technical presentations and discussions and vendor demonstrations.  EBSD 2020 will […]

2019 MAS Society Awards

The Microanalysis Society is proud to announced its award winners for 2019. MAS Society Awards Presidential Science Award – Lawrence Allard  (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Presidential Service Award – Lucille Giannuzzi (EXpressLO LLC) Peter Duncumb Award for Excellence in Microanalysis – David Seidman (Northwestern University) Kurt FJ Heinrich Award – Miaofang Chi (Oak Ridge National […]

QMA-2019 – Round-up

QMA-2019, a MAS Topical Conference, was a yet another rousing success.  Meeting at the University of Minnesota with one day of tutorials and three days of talks, there was something for everyone in the X-ray microanalysis community.  The program is still available here (low res/high res.) Day one was filled with vendor tutorials from Cameca, […]

Announcing the Inaugural Class of MAS Fellows

Last year, the Microanalysis Society initiated the MAS Fellow program to recognize eminent scientists, engineers, and technologists in the field of microanalysis of materials and related phenomena who have distinguished themselves through outstanding research and service to the microanalysis community. This includes, but is not limited to technique development, applications, theory development, and distinguished service […]

The Microanalysis Community Loses Some Magic

John Colby passed away in March. I first met John in 1969 when I was at RPI in graduate school working with our MAC probe. I had heard about MAGIC, a computer ZAF correction program coming out of Bell Laboratories, then in Allentown PA, and contacted John, its author, to ask for a copy on […]