Providing a unique mixture of sessions on training, education, and applications and papers containing details about state-of-the-art techniques and future developments in X-ray analysis.

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Submissions for poster presentations are still being accepted!

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Conference Proceedings

Don't miss this opportunity to showcase your research by submitting your presented paper to the DXC conference proceedings, Advances in X-ray Analysis, Volume 57 on CD. Work presented during either an oral session or poster session is eligible for submission. Select papers will also be published in the journal, Powder Diffraction.

See the Guidelines for the Preparation of Manuscripts. The deadline for submission is 6 September 2013.

Note: To be accepted for publication, papers should describe new methods, theory and applications, improvements in methods or instrumentation, or other advances in the state of the art. Papers emphasizing commercial aspects are discouraged.

Advances in X-ray Analysis is distributed throughout the world, and the complete manuscripts of Volumes 40–53 (1996– 2009) can also be viewed on the ICDD website.

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2013 Information

The 62nd Annual DXC will be held 5-9 August 2013 at The Westin Westminster, Westminster, CO, USA

Plenary session: “The 100th Anniversary of X-ray Spectroscopy”

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Thank you to Premier Lab Supply for sponsoring the Guidebook app.

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Dates to Remember

1 February 2013

Deadline for submission of abstracts  - EXTENDED!

Submissions for poster presentations will continue to be accepted after the deadline date

15 22 February 2013

Posters Accepted

May 2013
1 June 2013
Deadline to submit for R.L. Snyder Student Travel Award 1 June 2013
Deadline to apply for a Student Room 1 July 2013
Deadline for Pre-registration discount fee 1 July 2013
Deadline to book host hotel room at conference rate 15 July 2013
Deadline for submission of manuscripts  6 September 2013

2012 RECAP:

The 2012 DXC was a success! - Read the Summary

The 2012 Birks Award was bestowed posthumously to John Criss.

The 2012 Cohen Award was given to Magnus Menzel, Institut für Anorganische und Angewandte Chemie, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, for his work, “CONFOCAL μ-XRF XANES ANALYSIS OF CATHODE ELECTROYTE INTERFACE OF LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES”.

Have an idea for a workshop or session?

If there is a topic missing from the DXC Program that would make for a great workshop or session, please let the DXC Organizing Committee know. Submit your ideas for consideration for the 2014 Conference Program.