2009 Denver X-ray Conference Information:


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The 58th Annual DXC will be held 27-31 July 2009, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.A.

Vendors – don’t miss this opportunity to display your company’s products and services to this elite crowd of scientists.

The cost for an 8' deep x 10' wide booth will be $1,950.00 and will include a vendor sponsored wine & cheese reception on Wednesday evening of conference week.

Applications for exhibit space are available here.

Contact Denise Zulli: zulli@icdd.com, 610.325.9814, to add your name to the mailing list.

Exhibit Hours:
Monday 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 12:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

2009 EXHIBITORS - PDF of Booth Map

Booth 18
14 DeAngelo Drive
Bedford, MA 01730

Featuring thermoelectrically cooled Si-PIN, SDD and CdTe X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) Detectors and with their Preamplifiers and Digital Pulse Processors (DPP).  Simple to use, low-cost systems are ideal for laboratory and field use and for OEMs developing table-top or hand-held XRF analyzers and for laboratory and field use.  The XR-100SDD detector and X-123SDD complete handheld spectrometer have 136eV resolution at 100,000 counts/sec.  OEMs have made Amptek their #1 choice.
Angstrom, Inc.
Booth 12
12890 Haggerty Road
Belleville, MI 48111

Angstrom manufactures the well known TE250 Laboratory Ring Pulverizer and 4451AE Laboratory Briquetting Press for preparation of various types of samples for X-Ray analysis.  Both products are built to last, providing many years of service and are rugged enough to handle the toughest workloads.  A full line of aluminum sample cups are also offered to complement the 4451AE Briquetting Press.                                                                                                                                        

Anton Paar USA
Booth 17
10215 Timber Ridge Drive
Ashland, VA 23005

With over 1,000 employees worldwide, Anton Paar provides a dense customer support network. The company offers the most comprehensive range of attachments for non-ambient XRD and is a major supplier of small-angle X-ray equipment worldwide. The SAXSess system is the most versatile small-and-wide-angle X-ray scattering set-up on the market.                                                                                    

Bruker AXS, Inc.
Booths   19, 20, 21 & 22
5465 E. Cheryl Parkway
Madison, WI 53711

Bruker AXS develops and manufactures advanced analytical systems for elemental analysis, materials research and crystallography. Our solution portfolio includes X-ray fluorescence, diffraction and microanalysis. At this year’s DXC, we introduce the New D8 ADVANCE featuring DAVINCI component recognition, SNAP-LOCK for optics and TWIST-TUBE. We’ll also present the new D2 PHASER – the world’s fastest desktop diffractometer, the S2 PICOFOX for ultra-low trace analysis and the S1 TURBO for ultimate HHXRF performance.                                                                                                                                  

Brush Wellman Electrofusion Products
Booth 13
44036 South Grimmer Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94538
ANNOUNCING a NEW low-inclusion beryllium foil for low-energy applications. Leader in the fabrication of beryllium X-Ray tube and detector window assemblies for analytical, scientific, and medical industries. Thin beryllium windows (down to 8µm), protective coatings, metallic target coatings for transmission windows, and a wide array of joining technologies. We offer complete fabrication services for non-beryllium assemblies including Electron Beam Welding, Vacuum Furnace Brazing, and Water Jet Cutting.

Cambridge Scientific
Booth 32
175 Elizabeth Street
Guelph, Ontario N1E2X5

Cambridge Scientific in Canada, develops and markets quality assurance capable digital signal processors for x-ray and gamma ray detectors. The signal processors are also available with CdTe and Si x-ray detectors and power supply as complete systems. Fundamental parameter analytical software (FP) for XRF analysis, based on state of the art database is available. An inverse FP program is developed for on demand equipment  and detector response function characterization.                                                                    

Chemplex Industries, Inc.
Booth 58
2820 SW 42nd Avenue
Palm City, FL 34990

XRF sample preparation equipment, accessories, supplies and SpectroCertified® SpectroStandards®. GyralGrinders® and SpectroMill® grinders; comminution media supplies; manual and automatic SpectroPresses® with integrated die size of choice; fusion machines and fluxes; evacuable briquetting dies and PelletCups®; grinding/briquetting additives; liquid sample cups; Etnom®, Prolene®, Mylar®, Kapton®, Polypropylene, Ultra-Polyester™ thin-film sample support window rolls, pre-cut circles and static proof SpectroMembrane® carrier frames. Free CD with recommended reading material, data bases and technical XRF information.                                                                                                           

Corporation Scientifique Claisse, Inc.
Booth 16
350, rue Franquet, Suite 45
Sainte-Foy, Quebec, G1P 4P3

World leader in sample preparation by fusion for XRF spectrometry, Claisse offers automatic fusion apparatus and platinum-ware for bead preparation. Industry leading fused fluxes feature the lowest moisture/highest purity with integrated non-wetting agents. See the new weighing/dosing machine “TheAnt” and the “rFusion Modular System” for the latest in automated fusion capabilities.                                                                                                                                         

e2v Scientific Instruments Ltd
Booth 35
Sirius House, Watery Lane
Wooburn Green
High Wycombe, Bucks HP10 0AP
+44 (0) 1628 533060

e2v scientific instruments are manufacturers of high quality SDD and Si(Li) X-ray detectors for micro-analysis, XRF and beam-line research.  Detectors can be produced in a variety of geometries to suit specific applications.  In addition, e2v specialises in custom multi-element detector designs with both Si(Li) and SDD sensor options.  A range of high speed digital pulse processors are available to support the detector range.                                                                                                                                     

Edax Inc.
Booth 37
91 McKee Drive
Mahwah, NJ 07430

EDAX and Spectro from the Ametek Materials Analysis Division will exhibit their technology leading products for energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence analytical systems, EBSD and electron microanalysis.  EDAX has introduced the versatile Orbis micro-XRF system alongside their EBSD and EDS/WDS microanalysis products.  Spectro leads the way with a series of EDXRF products spanning handheld XRF to laboratory elemental analyzers utilizing polarizing targets for state-of-the-art detection limits.                                                                              

Herzog Automation Corp
Booth 28
16600 Sprague, Suite 400
Cleveland, OH 44130

Herzog Automation Corp. is the leading supplier of manual and fully automatic sample preparation systems for spectrographic and x-ray analysis, tube delivery systems for sample transport, and laboratory automation for the steel, aluminum, cement and mining industries.  Please visit our website at www.herzogautomation.com for our full product line.                                                              

HORIBA Scientific, formerly HORIBA Jobin Yvon
Booth 49
3880 Park Avenue
Edison, NJ 08820-3012
XGT:  X-Ray Fluorescence Microscopes provide the highest spatial resolution (10-microns) of any EDXRF microscope available.  Our unique monocapillary X-Ray guidetubes using coaxial technology ensure-What You See Is What You Measure.  50/100/400/1200-micron guidetubes with 4 positioning filter wheel and with fast automated switching between tubes for increased sensitivity.  XGT Exclusive-SLICE Software a NEW XRF methodology library for sample identification designed to archive, query, and compare X-Ray Spectra.

Huber Diffraktionstechnik - AXO Dresden
Booth 31
Sommerstrasse 4
Rimsting, D-83253
+49 (0) 8051 6878

Huber Diffraction is a manufacturer of precise positioning and diffraction equipment for laboratory and synchrotron applications. We present a new beam conditioning unit for protein crystallography as well as our known precision motion systems. AXO Dresden presents latest developments in X-ray multilayer optics both for 1dim and 2dim diffraction application (5keV < E < 30keV) and soft X-ray polarization (E<= 1keV).

Incoatec GmbH
Booth 15
Max-Planck-Strasse 2
Geesthacht, 21502
+49 (0) 4152 889 381

Incoatec develops and manufactures multilayer optics for in-house X-ray diffractometry and fluorescence spectrometry and for synchrotron applications. Beside X-ray mirrors we offer the Incoatec Microfocus Source IµS, a 30 W air-cooled microfocus sealed tube with high brilliance. Included is the new 2-dimensional beam shaping multilayer optics, the Quazar optics, for focussing or collimating of the beam. Possible applications are high-resolution X-ray diffraction, micro-beam diffraction, small-angle X-ray scattering, and single-crystal diffractometry.                                                                                                                                  

Inel, Inc.
Booth 52
P.O. Box 147
Stratham, NH 03885

Inel is pleased to introduce the Equinox series of powder diffractometers.  From the Equinox 1000 to 6000, there are diffractometers for all applications and budgets.  We offer new systems, upgrades to existing systems such as software and hardware upgrades for Scintag and of course our unique curved position sensitive detectors.

Innov-X Systems
Booth 57
100 Sylvan Road, Suite 100
Woburn, MA 01801

Innov-X – Check out Instant Geochemistry Handheld XRF w/GPS-XRF. Handhelds (4W) equipped w/weather-proof, rugged integrated PC or removable PDA.  Optional vacuum (light element) or camera attachments available.   X-50’s and handhelds available w/Si Pin diode or Si Drift detectors.  Applications: Geology, Environmental, Metals & Mining, RoHS & Consumer Regulations (Pb, Hg, As, Cr, Cd). Learn about our Academic Relations Grant program.  Innov-X: Home of portable XRF for on-site, in-situ analysis of Mg-U; ppm to 100%.

International Centre for Diffraction Data
Booths 53 & 54
12 Campus Boulevard
Newtown Square, PA 19073

ICDD, a not-for-profit corporation, is dedicated to the collecting, editing and publishing of the Powder Diffraction File (PDF). ICDD’s material identification databases are designed for rapid materials identification and interfaced with diffractometers and data analysis systems of the world’s leading software developers and manufacturers of X-ray equipment. The File is available in PDF-2 Release 2009 (218,610 entries); PDF-4+ 2009 (291,440 entries), PDF-4/Minerals 2009 (34,212 entries); and PDF-4/Organics 2009 (370,844 entries).

inXitu, Inc.
Booth 7
2551 Casey Avenue, Suite A
Mountain View, CA 94043
inXitu Inc. is a leader in portable XRD/XRF based instrumentation.  We specialize in developing the technologies required to enable the next generation of scientific instruments used for materials analysis. The technology used in our portable rock and mineral analyzer received a prestigious R&D 100 award and was chosen to fly on the Mars Science Laboratory rover scheduled for launch in 2009.  Inxitu has three products at the Denver X-ray conference this year, Terra, our field portable XRD/XRF instrument; BTX, our benchtop XRD/XRF instrument and Duetto our “in place” XRD/XRF instrument for art conservation analysis.

John Wiley & Sons
Booth 14
The Atrium, Southern Gate
Chichester, P019 8SQ
+44 (0) 1243 779777

Visit the Wiley booth, no. 14, and pick up a free copy of the international journal, X-Ray Spectrometry. Find out, too, how to sign up for the X-Ray Channel monthly newsletter on spectroscopyNOW.com and keep in touch with all the latest global news in the field. Sales Contact: Wayne Frost - wfrost@wiley.com; Editorial Contact: Paul Trevorrow - ptrevorr@wiley.com                                                                                          

Materials Data, Inc.  (MDI)
Booth 5
1224 Concannon Blvd.
Livermore, CA 94550

MDI develops and distributes software tools for X-Ray Powder Diffraction. MDI’s industry-leading software (Jade, Riqas, jPowd, DataScan, Ruby, ClaySim and FilmScan) enables customers to automate older systems, acquire, analyze and simulate XRD data delivering visually rich, reliable content. MDI (http://www.materialsdata.com) is the largest independent XRD software company in the world.                                                                                                                                                 

Micro Photonics
Booth 8
4972 Medical Center Circle
Allentown, PA 18106

Micro Photonics offers the latest X-Ray Diffractometers, Micro- & Nano- CTs, X-ray CCD detectors and X-ray sources. Micro Photonics provides a full line of STOE and Hecus systems for single crystal, powder, and small-angle scattering XRD. The SkyScan tomographs give an unrivalled combination of resolution, scan speed, and dynamic 3D imaging. Improve your laboratory capabilities with a high resolution Photonic Science Laue / X-ray detector or brilliant Xenoc X-ray source / optics.                                                             

Micromatter, a division of Advanced Applied Physics Solutions
Booth 36
4004 Wesbrook Mall
Vancover, B.C., V6T 2A3

MICROMATTER has provided XRF calibration standards for more than 40 years. All reference materials are produced by vacuum deposition on polymer backings. Several mounting options are available. MICROMATTER also produces diamond-like carbon foils for applications in particle and accelerator physics as well as thin film and multilayer coatings.                                                                          

Moxtek, Inc.
Booth 41
452 West 1260 North
Orem, UT 84057

MOXTEK®, Inc. is a leading supplier of x-ray and optical components for analytical instrumentation. Products include the Magnum™ miniature, low-power, x-ray source; ultra low-noise JFET for x-ray and gamma ray detectors; high-performance Si-PIN detectors; AP3™ and DuraBeryllium™ EDS and ProLINE™ WDS detector windows; and polarization optics. Please visit us at Booth #41 to see our next generation Si-PIN detectors for handheld and bench top applications.                                                                           

Booths 1, 2 & 3
117 Flanders Road
Westborough, MA  01581

PANalytical has provided innovative X-ray solutions from the first commercial diffractometer (1948) until today. XRD systems now feature hard radiation suitable for laboratory PDF experiments, a new SAXS solution and new high resolution optics.   The Axios WDXRF systems offer SST-mAX X-ray tubes with ZETA technology for zero intensity drift. Epsilon5 and the Minipals cover the range of EDXRF applications.  See our latest software innovations demonstrated live in our in-booth theater.                                                                         

Booths 45 & 46
710 Bridgeport Avenue
Shelton, CT 06484-4794

PerkinElmer is a global company focused on improving the health and safety of people and their environment. From earlier medical insights and more effective therapies to cleaner water and safer homes, PerkinElmer touches the lives of millions of people every day. Our Environmental Health business develops analytical instrumentation, illumination and detection technologies to protect the quality and sustainability of our environment and the security of people within their surroundings.

Photonic Science Ltd.
Booth 4
Rue Maryse Bustie
38590 St Etienne de St Geoirs
+33 (0) 4 76 93 57 20

Photonic Science completes its range of diffraction and imaging X-ray CCD detectors with NEW solid state 2D real time photon counting detectors. Bundled with application specific beam delivery solution, we upgrade existing installations to state of art performance at a fraction of the cost of new systems. We cover numerous applications from powder, small molecule diffraction, SAXS, WAXS as well as Laue and X-ray imaging (phase contrast, CT, DEI, CDI).         

PNDetector GmbH
Booth 30
Otto-Hahn-Ring 6, Geb. 72, Raum 221
81739, Munich
+49 89 30908727

PNDetector is a rising company which is developing and fabricating Silicon Drift Detector Modules for different applications in X-ray spectroscopy. As a result of continuous improvements in detector technology, they have established themselves as state-of-the-art detectors. We integrate Silicon Drift Detectors, produced by PNSensor in our modules.                                                    

PREMIER Lab Supply, Inc.
Booth 29
1982 Hayworth Avenue
Port St. Lucie, FL 34953

A leading manufacturer & distributor of XRF Sample Preparation Equipment, Accessories and Platinum Lab ware.  Items include X-ray sample cups, films and petrochemical glassware for both liquid and loose powder applications. Our aluminum caps, binders, die sets, mixer/mills and presses are extensive and ideal for producing press pellets.  Offering a full range of both gas & electric fusion apparatus; including the PHOENIX Fusion Machines. Platinum product range includes standard & low form Crucibles, dishes and fusion Lab ware.

Proto Manufacturing Inc.
Booth 50
1980 E. Michigan Ave.
Ypsilanti, MI 48198

Residual stress affects crack initiation and propagation, fatigue life, stress corrosion cracking and distortion. For over 20 years, Proto Manufacturing has been providing both measurement services and equipment for measuring residual stress in metal components. Proto’s leading edge x-ray diffraction (XRD) technology is portable, cost effective and provides the necessary data for making informed decisions about the health of components.                                                                                                                  

Booths 42, 43 & 44
9009 New Trails Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77381

Rigaku provides the world's most complete line of X-ray diffraction and X-ray fluorescence instruments and components, including benchtop XRD and WDXRF systems, multi-layer optics, the modular and extensible Ultima IV and SmartLab diffractometers with SAXS and in-plane capabilities, and the ZSX Primus series of high-powered WDXRF spectrometers with mapping capabilities, in either tube-above or tube-below configurations.                                                                                                                   

Rocklabs Ltd
Booth 23
161 Neilson St., PO Box18-142
Auckland, 1743
New Zealand

Rocklabs is a world leader in the manufacture of sample preparation equipment and gold reference materials.  Rocklabs objective is to mechanize and automate sample preparation, resulting in reduced labor costs, better working conditions, and improved sample quality. Customers using Rocklabs mechanized and automated sample preparation systems comprise a broad spectrum across the mining industry including gold mines, iron ore mines and  commercial laboratories, etc.                                                               

Roenalytic GmbH
Booth 25
Georg Ohm Strasse 6
Taunusstein, D-65232
+49 6128 95350

ROENALYTIC GmbH, until October 2008 known as Röntgenanalytik Messtechnik GmbH, was founded in 1982 with the aim of developing and selling high value measurement equipment based on X-ray analysis principles. The range of equipment offered consists of XRF-coating thickness analysers, µXRF-analysers, X-ray analysers for bulk materials, precious metals, and liquids.

SII NanoTechnology USA, Inc.
Booth 9
19865 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91324

~50mm2, excellent resolution, Vortex®,Silicon Drift, X-Ray Detector, achieves <133 eV at outputs > 600 Kcps at 0.25µs. The LN2 free, Vortex®, developed for XRF and Synchrotron is reliable in < 3 minutes. Advantages include extremely high-count rates with resolution and peak stability, despite the count rate. Widely used by OEMs and Research Institutions, the Vortex® detector is amongst the most advanced in the world.                                                                                                                                  

SPEX Sample Prep LLC
Booth 38
203 Norcross Avenue
Metuchen, NJ 08840
800-LAB-SPEX x 465

SPEX SamplePrep LLC provides products for grinding, pressing and pelletizing for XRF and other analytical methods.  This includes the Freezer/Mill, the world’s only true cryogenic mill. In addition to this SPEX SamplePrep offers Katanax Electric Fusion Fluxers for inorganic sampling by fusion for XRF, AA, ICP and wet chemistry analysis in single-position and five-position models for increased throughput.
Thermo Scientific
Booths 55 & 56
5225 Verona Road
Madison, WI 53711

Thermo Scientific will display XRF/XRD and EDS solutions for advanced material characterization.  We will display the ARL QUANT’X ED-XRF spectrometer coupled with UNIQUANT software and represent the ARL Advant’X XRF with IntelliPower and ARL 9900 X-Ray Workstation with integrated XRF-XRD capability. In addition, find information on the NORAN System 7 X-ray Microanalysis system featuring the ability to process 1,000,000 x-rays per second while simultaneously acquiring and analyzing Spectral Imaging data.                                                                                                                                            

Thermo Scientific Niton Analyzers
Booth 26
900 Middlesex Turnpike, Building 8
Billerica, MA 01821

Thermo Scientific Niton XL3t GOLDD™ handheld XRF analyzers – up to 10X improved performance over Si-PIN detectors, up to 3X more precise than conventional SDDs.  Allows light element detection (Mg to S) in air path.  Applications: trace/tramp element detection in metal alloys, geochemical exploration with LODs at or below average upper crustal abundance for most elements of interest, and consumer goods inspection for Pb.  Small spot/camera feature identifies/isolates/documents small sample areas.

Toivel Ltd
Booth 39
3, Sheinovo St.
Sofia, 1504
+359 2 9442904

TOIVEL Ltd. is a private Bulgarian company since 1991. Our main product line consists of fast pulse height analysis ADC/MCA, digital pulse processing systems (DPP) and data acquisition modules with wide range of connectivity options - RS232, USB, Ethernet and others. We are specialized in research and development of customer-specific systems and software for X-ray analysis. Our equipment is used in universities, research labs and businesses all over the world.

Xenocs SA
Booth 6
19, rue Francois Blumet
Sassenage, F-38360
+33 (0) 4 76 26 95 40

Xenocs, distributed in the USA by MicroPhotonics, supplies X-ray optics and sources for XRD, XRR, SAXS/WAXS, XRF, EPMA. The newly introduced single reflection FOX3D optics deliver unprecedented flux in a high quality beam, leading to significant improvements in data quality. Combined with GeniX source, the result is equivalent to a traditional RAG, but in an economical, low-maintenance, and user-friendly package.                                                                                                                                   

Booth 51
31057 Genstar Road
Hayward, CA 94544

X-ray Instrumentation Associates (XIA) produces advanced X-ray detector electronics and related instruments for applications in research and industry.  Our core technology is high-performance digital pulse processors, available in both flexible stand-alone and dedicated embedded configurations. From low-power, handheld spectrometry to integrated multielement systems, XIA provides state of the art solutions at an affordable price.                                                                                                                   

X-ray Optical Systems, Inc.
33 & 34
15 Tech Valley Drive
East Greenbush, NY 12061

XOS manufactures X-ray optics and beam systems. The company’s design, manufacture, and characterization capabilities of polycapillary, monocapillary and doubly curved crystal optics, enables a range of focusing and collimating lens options. The product line of polychromatic and monochromatic X-Beam’s provides an optimized integration of X-ray optics and sources. Applications include texture, stress, and phase ID, as well as film thickness and composition measurements.