Society for Adhesion and Adhesives: Polyurethane Adhesives and Sealants
Sabrina gave an invited talk for the Society for Adhesion and Adhesives: A study of the interfacial interaction between methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) and metals by XPS and ToF-SIMS.
2015 ThermoScientific Nanoscale Materials Users Meeting
The nanoscale users meeting was held at ThermoScientifics Nanoscale Centre of Excellence in East Grinstead. It was attended by Chris, Gustavo, Taraneh, Rene and Jorge. Chris gave an invited talk: Localized Corrosion of a 7075 Aluminum Alloy Exposed to KCl.
Adhesion Society 2015 Annual Meeting
The adhesion society meeting was held in Savannah, United States and was attended by Sabrina, Marie-Laure and John.
Sabrina gave an invited presentation: The Interaction of MDI with Stainless Steel: The Role of Water in the Formation of Interfacial Bond.
UKSAF 2014 Winter meeting
Functional Materials: Creation, Characterisation and Catalysis was held at Cardiff University and was attended by Gustavo, Jorge, Taraneh, Marie-Laure and John. Gustavo and Tarneh presented their posters from SIMS Europe. Chris was unable to attend but his poster was available to view: Quantification of a SiGe Microelectronic Device using AES.
5th World Congress on Adhesion and Related Phenomena
WCARP5 was held in Nara Japan and attended by John and Sabrina. John gave the talk Interfacial Chemistry and Adhesion Phenomena: How to Analyse and How to Optimise. Sabrina gave the talk A Study of the Interfacial Interaction between Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanate (MDI) and Metals by XPS and ToF-SIMS.
9th European Workshop on Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry – SIMS Europe 2014
SIMS Europe was held at the University of Münster, it was attended by Gustavo and Taraneh who presented the posters: Identification of Small Molecules at the Surface of Automotive Grade Polypropylene and The Characterisation and Degradation of an Aircraft Topcoat.
UKSAF 2014 Summer Meeting - Summer
The UKSAF summer meeting "Probing the buried interface" was held at Surrey. All members of The Surface Analysis Laboratory attended.
The first talk of the day was given by Jim The Auger Parameter - Simplified followed by John Cutting and Sputtering: Getting to the Buried Interface (PPT 4.16mb).
Sabrina and Chris were selected as finalists for the Young Surface Analyst the Year Competition, presenting posters: A Study of the Interfacial Interaction between Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanate (MDI) and Metals by XPS and Analysis of Sub-Micron Metal Particles By Proximal Excitation of X-rays Proximal XPS.
They also presented four minute talks: A Study of the Interfacial Interaction between Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanate (MDI) and Metals by XPS (PPT 641kb) and Analysis of Sub-Micron Metal Particles By Proximal Excitation of X-rays Proximal XPS (PPT 902kb).
UKSAF 2013 Winter Meeting - Nottingham
The UKSAF winter meeting “The Characterisation of Small Things” was held at the University of Nottingham Nanotechnology and Nanoscience Centre. John, Taraneh and Chris attended.
Chris presented a poster: XPS Analysis of Small Particles by Proximal X-Ray Generation.
Ten Surrey delegates attended ECASIA this year in Sardinia, Italy. All of the talks and posters are available to download below in pdf format.
John gave a key note lecture on Flame Treatment of Polypropylene: A Study by Electron and Ion Spectrosocopies and stepped in to take Simon's talk, The Effect of Corona Discharge Treatment on a Commercial Polyester Coil Coating: A study by XPS, ToF-SIMS, and AFM.
Further talks were given by:
- Marie-Laure: Effect of the Incorporation of Silanes within Epoxy Adhesives: A Surface Analysis Study
- Siavash: The Role of the Adhesion Promoter in a Model Water-Borne Primer
- Aaron: A Study of High Temperature Operation on the Anode and Cathode Surfaces of Halogen Quenched Geiger-Müller Tubes
- Robin: Multi-Technique Analysis of Craters in Polymers Created Using an Argon Cluster Ion Source
Posters were presented by:
- Jim: XPS Analysis of Small Particles by Proximal X-Ray Generation and Characterisation of Helical Structure in AFM Micrographs of a Trimer of the Peptide Sequence (ValGlyGlyValGly)
- Steve: A Surface Analytical Investigation of Cerium Based Conversion Coatings Deposited onto an AA2024 - T3 Aluminum Alloy Cladding Layer
- Sabrina: A Comparative Study of the Native Oxide on 316L Stainless St eel by XPS and ToF - SIMS
- Chris: XPS and AES of Beryllium and Beryllium Oxide
UKSAF Summer Meeting 13 - Newcastle
Eight Surrey delegates attended UKSAF in July 13.
Chris presented a poster: XPS of Beryllium and Beryllium Oxide.