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Atom Probe Tomography Webinars

Atom Probe Tomography Webinars

An expanding collection of instructional on-demand webinars on Atom Probe Tomography.



Two new webinar series! Technology of Atom Probe Tomography and Applications of Atom Probe Tomography.


Technology Of APT Date Register
Technology of APT: Easy 3D Nanoscale Analysis On Demand
Technology of APT: Specimen Preparation On Demand
Technology of APT: Data Collection
On Demand
Technology of APT: Reconstruction and IVAS
On Demand
Technology of APT: Grain/Phase Boundary Analysis
On Demand
Technology of APT: Cluster/Precipitate Searching
On Demand
Technology of APT: Ranging, Peak ID, Peak Decomposition:
The Basis of Everything You Do in APT
  On Demand
Technology of APT: Time to Knowledge - Specimen Preparation and
Data Acquisition Automation
  On Demand
Technology of APT: Advanced Specimen Preparation - How and Why
On Demand
Technology of APT: Pole Indexing and Spatial Distribution Maps.
What's Your Orientation?
  On Demand
Technology of APT: Investigation of hydrogen embrittlement in high Mn TWIP
steel via correlative microscopy (ECCI and APT) with Heena Khanchandani
and Dr. Leigh Stephenson of MPIE.



 On Demand
Technology of APT: Advanced Reconstruction - Put Those
Atoms Where They Belong!
8/31/2021
10AM CST
 
Technology of APT: Spatial Resolution in APT - When "high" means small. 9/28/2021
10AM CST
 
 Technology of APT: Nanomaterials and particles with Pyuck-Pa Choi of KAIST 10/26/2021   
     
Applications of APT Date Register
High Impact Research: Metals and Alloys On Demand
High Impact Research: Nanomaterials   On Demand
High Impact Research: Wet APT Specimens
On Demand
High Impact Research: Geoscience   On Demand
High Impact Research: Semiconductors
On Demand
High Impact Research: Dielectrics and Insulators –
Physics and Applications

On Demand
High Impact Research: Nuclear Materials   On Demand
High Impact Research: Geosciences, with Dr. David Saxey
On Demand
High Impact Research: Cryogenic APT to-date, with Dr. Yi-Sheng Chen
On Demand
High Impact Research: Thermoelectrics with Leonie Gomell (MPIE) and
Ting Luo (MPIE)


On Demand
High Impact Research: Lithium Ion Batteries 8/17/2021
10AM CST
 
High Impact Research: Superalloys 9/14/2021
10AM CST
 
High Impact Research: Composition metrology and correlative microscopy
of wide bandgap semiconductors with APT with Adeline Grenier (CEA); 
Ionna Dimkou (CEA); Lorenzo Rigutti (University of Rouen);
and Enrico Di Russo (University of Padova)
 9/28/2021
10AM CST
 
High Impact Research: Enamels with Derk Joester of Northwestern 10/12/2021  
High Impact Research: Light Alloys – Strong, Light, High-Temperature
Performance, Economical: Pick 2?
11/09/2021
10AM CST
 
High Impact Research: Hard Drive Technology 12/07/2021
10AM CST
 




An Introduction to Atom Probe Tomography


Looking for a brief overview of the technique? Perfect for sharing with researchers just starting in APT.





New Webinar Series! Basics of Atom Probe Tomography

This series of short webinars will each cover a specific APT topic.

Episode 1 focuses on the basics of APT and how it produces 3D nanoscale results.

Click the image below to view Episode 1: 
Easy 3D Nanoscale Analysis with Atom Probe Tomography


Intro to APT webinar August 2020

Click here for a video archive of this webinar, with optional closed captions and translations.


Click the image below to view Episode 2: Specimen Preparation

APT webinar on specimen preparation september 2020

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Click the image below to view Episode 3: Data Collection and Quality

Data Collection

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Click the image below to view Episode 4: Reconstruction and IVAS

Reconstruction and IVAS webinar November 2020

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Click the image below to view Episode 5: Cluster/Precipitate Searching

Clusters and Precipitates webinar

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Click the image below to view Episode 6:  Technology of APT: Ranging, Peak ID, Peak Deconvolution:
The Basis of Everything You Do in APT


Ranging, Peak ID, Peak Deconvolution: The Basis of Everything You Do in APT

Download the Q&A from this webinar here.

Click here for a video archive of this webinar, with optional closed captions and translations.


Click the image below to view Episode 7:  Technology of APT: Time to Knowledge -
Specimen Preparation and Data Acquisition Automation


LEAP Automation webinar


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Click the image below to view Episode 8: Technology of APT: Advanced Specimen Preparation - How and Why

Advanced Specimen Preparation webinar April 2021

Click the image below to view Episode 9: Technology of APT: Pole Indexing and Spatial Distribution Maps. What's Your Orientation?

Orientation webinar May 2021


Click the image below to view Episode 10: Technology of APT: Investigation of hydrogen embrittlement in high Mn TWIP steel
via correlative microscopy (ECCI and APT)


MPIE webinar Thermoelectrics


New Webinar Series! High Impact Research

This series of short webinars each discusses a specific application of Atom Probe Tomography.

Click the image below to view Episode 1: High Impact Research: Metals and Alloys

High Impact Episode 1

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Click the image below to view Episode 2: Nanomaterials using 3D Atom Probe Tomography

Nanomaterials webinar

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Click the image below to view Episode 3: Wet Atom Probe Tomography Specimens

Atom Probe This!

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Click the image below to view Episode 4: Geoscience Using 3D Atom Probe Tomography

APT for Geosciences Webinar


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Click the image below to view Episode 5: Semiconductors

high impact research apt semiconductors webinar

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Click the image below to view Episode 6: High Impact Research: Dielectrics and Insulators –
Physics and Applications


Dielectrics webinar

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Click the image below to view Episode 7: High Impact Research: Nuclear Materials
Easy as PIE (Post Irradiation Examination)


Nuclear Easy as Pie webinar

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Click the image below to view Episode 8: High Impact Research: Applications of
Atom Probe Tomography in the Geosciences with Dr. David Saxey

Super Giant Saxey Geosciences webinar

To download the Q&A from this webinar, click here.

Click the image below to view Episode 9: High Impact Research:
Cryogenic Atom Probe Tomography to-date with 
Dr. Eason Chen of the University of Sydney.


cryo apt

Click the image below to view Episode 10: High Impact Research: APT and Thermoelectrics
with Dr. Ting Luo and Leonie Gomell of MPIE.

MPIE webinar Thermoelectrics


FUNdamentals of Atom Probe Tomography. Presented by CAMECA, hosted by Materials Research Society.


This free, on-demand webinar provides a fundamental introduction to atom probe tomography (APT) and 3D nanoscale imaging mass spectrometry, with a focus on interpreting the resultant data. Further, we explore how APT can create more efficient energy-producing materials, and how the technique can be applied to new applications. An overview of applications in metals, semiconductors, and insulators, with examples of how atom probe tomography has been applied to solve real-world problems, is provided. This introduction to the technology and applications provides insight into how you can use APT in your research.

MRS APT Webinar July 2020

Rob Ulfig provides background on the history, science, technique, and applications of Atom Probe Tomography. Also includes extensive Q&A with Rob and webinar participants. Requires an MRS log in to view. Click the image.



Introduction to Applications and Technology of EIKOS UV.



Learn about the new EIKOS-UV in this short, informative webinar. Hosted by Robert Ulfig (CAMECA), this webinar will cover the features and functionalities of CAMECA's latest atom probe tomography instrument.

Includes the live Q&A session, all available on demand. Click here.





Data Navigation and Filtering Options in AP Suite 6

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The first in a series of webinars covering the powerful feature set of AP Suite 6!

Hosted by Katherine Rice (CAMECA), this short webinar will cover how to quickly and easily find your projects, specimens, experiments, and reconstructions in Data Navigator. We'll review simple and complex filters, and provide instruction on how to keep your data organized by using project structures.

This webinar is the first in a series designed to help you make the most of your atom probe data. Don't miss it! Make AP Suite 6 your one-stop APT data show.

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AP Suite Software: Installation Guide for Analysis Module

AP Suite 6 Analysis Module

In this second webinar on AP Suite 6, Hugues Francois-Saint-Cyr of CAMECA walks AP Suite 6 users through the installation process for the application's analysis module. Even if you're not using AP Suite 6 (yet), you'll want to learn about the expanded range of features in this powerful software.

Click here for Installation Guide for Analysis Module


AP Suite Software: Configuration Menu

configuration menu

The next installment in this series on AP Suite. Hugues Francois-Saint-Cyr instructs the AP Suite user in maximizing the software's utility through the configuration menu.

Click here for the AP Suite Software Configuration Menu webinar.



Vacuum Cryo Transfer Module: A Suitcase Solution

cryo webinar

Hosted by Katherine Rice (CAMECA), and featuring Rob Ulfig (CAMECA), Peter Clifton (CAMECA), Urs Maier (Ferrovac) and Rick Passey (Thermo Fisher Scientific) during the live Q&A session, this webinar will provide an overview of cutting-edge cryo transfer work being done with atom probe tomography.

Why Cryo Transfer?

Cryo transfer can enable or improve the ability to collect atom probe data in difficult applications, such as:

~Rapid oxidation studies (e.g. uranium, lithium, aluminum)
~Catalyst/reaction chamber studies of surface contamination
~Characterization of hydrogen embrittlement of steel
~Transport between various analysis modalities (e.g. FIB, TEM) under vacuum conditions
~Analysis of "soft" (i.e. biological) materials

Vacuum Cryo Transfer Module: A Suitcase Solution, will provide an overview of this exciting investigative approach and answer your questions with by a live Q&A with industry experts!

Click here for the webinar!



Approaching Perfection in Atomic Positioning: From Image Compression and k Factors to crystallography mediated reconstruction.

APT pole position webinar part 1














Part 1 of this webinar series, hosted by Hugues Francois-Saint-Cyr of CAMECA and Alec Day of the University of Sydney, deals with pole positioning and IVAS.

This webinar, complete with audience Q&A, is now available on demand:

Approaching Perfection in Atomic Positioning: From Image Compression and k Factors to crystallography mediated reconstruction, Part 1.


Pole positioning webinar part 2

Part 2 of this webinar series, hosted by Alec Day and Hugues Francois-Saint-Cyr, takes a closer look at the role of crystallography in the APT reconstruction process, including:

--A recap of the calibration procedure for ICS and kf;
--A full assessment of the reconstruction parameters;
--Methods to unveil hidden crystallographic information; and
--An introduction to Crystallography Mediated Reconstruction.

This webinar, complete with audience Q&A, is also available on demand at the following link:

Approaching Atomic Perfection Part 2: Crystallography Mediated Reconstruction


Atom Probe Tomography for Additive Manufacturing.

Atom Probe Tomography for Additive Manufacturing

Part 1 deals with maraging steel. Click the link below to watch this short webinar with a Q&A session:
Atom Probe Tomography of Additively Manufactured Materials, Part 1: Intro to AM Methods and Maraging Steel Case Study.





Atom probe tomography for additive manufacturing part 2

Part 2 deals with Titanium and Nickel Superalloys. Clink the link below to watch this short webinar with a Q&A session:
Atom Probe Tomography of Additively Manufacture Materials, Part 2: Titanium and Nickel Superalloys





Webinar Series on Catalyst Materials analyzed by Atom Probe Tomography!


These three short on-demand webinars explore the use of APT in analyzing zeolites.

These webinars were produced by CAMECA's Hugues Francois Saint Cyr, with additional assistance from experts listed below. 

Atom Probe Analysis of Catalyst Materials PART 1: Aluminum Tracking in Steamed ZSM-5 Zeolites

With assistance from Dr. Danny Perea et al. at PNNL; Professors Bert Weckhuysen and Dr. Joel Schmidt at Utrecht  University, and Dr. Simon Bare, Stanford.
This webinar incorporates materials from:


NATURE COMMUNICATIONS | 6:7589 | DOI: 10.1038/ncomms8589

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 11173 –11177

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS | 8: 1666| DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01765-0

M. K. Miller et al., Ultramicroscopy 2005, 102, 287

K. Thompson et al., Ultramicroscopy 2007, 107, 131

M. K. Miller et al. Microscopy & Microanalysis 2007,13(6), 428

D. J. Larson et al., Ultramicroscopy 1999, 79, 287

K. Thompson et al, Microscopy & Microanalysis 2006, 12(S2), 1736CD

K. Thompson et al., Ultramicroscopy 2007, 107, 131



Atom Probe Analysis of Catalyst Materials PART 2: 13-Carbon Monitoring in Coked ZSM-5 Zeolites

With assistance from Dr. Jon Poplawsky et al. at ORNL; Professors Bert Weckhuysen and Dr. Joel Schmidt at Utrecht  University, and Dr. Simon Bare, Stanford.
This webinar incorporates materials from:


Schmidt, J. E., et al. (2016). Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 1–6. http://doi.org/10.1002/ange.201606099



Atom Probe Analysis of Catalyst Materials PART 3: Deactivation Mechanism in NOx Conversion in Cu-Exchanged Zeolites

With assistance from Dr. Jon Poplawsky et al. at ORNL; Professors Bert Weckhuysen and Dr. Joel Schmidt at Utrecht  University, and Dr. Simon Bare, Stanford.
This webinar incorporates materials from:


NATURE COMMUNICATIONS | DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01765-0





IVAS 101: A Simple Step-by-Step Methodology to Reconstruct 3D Atom Probe Datasets.

CAMECA's Hugues Francois Saint Cyr provides a comprehensive overview of IVAS, the powerful software used in atom probe analyses.


IVAS LT
An Introduction to IVAS LT.

If you have atom probe data, and are looking for an efficient and free method to conduct analyses, check out IVAS LT.


This free version of IVAS software allows you to conduct a number of different tests on your data. Learn more by watching this free, short webinar, and then download your copy of IVAS LT!



IVAS 3.8: An Overview of the Latest Features

CAMECA's Hugues Francois Saint Cyr discusses the new features in IVAS 3.8. This webinar provides a comprehensive overview of what's new, and how these new features can benefit your research.



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IVAS 3.8: 2D Field Evaporation Simulator

Professor Francois Vurpillot provides a comprehensive overview of this powerful enhanced feature in the new IVAS 3.8.


Make the most of your atom probe software by mastering the 2D Field Evaporation Simulator. Dr. Vurpillot is a recognized expert in this area, and will guide you to efficiently and effectively utilize the field evaporation simulator to drive your APT research.


3D Reconstruction and Analysis of Semiconductor Devices.

Semiconductor devices are some of the most complicated samples for Atom Probe Tomography.  In this webinar, Hugues Francois Saint Cyr walks you through semiconductor sample preparation and analysis ensuring that you get the APT results you need from your semiconductor development.



Approaching Perfection in Atomic Positioning: From Image Compression and K Factors to Dynamic Considerations PART 1

This brief webinar, hosted by CAMECA's Hugues Francois Saint Cy, focuses on atom probe analysis of metallic materials, with the goal to teach proper navigation of Pole Indexing and ICF Fit in IVAS.




Approaching Perfection in Atomic Positioning: From Image Compression and K Factors to Dynamic Considerations PARTS 1 and 2

This two-part webinar, hosted by CAMECA's Hugues Francois Saint Cyr and University of Sydney's Alec Day, focuses on atom probe analysis of metallic materials, with the goal to teach proper navigation of Pole Indexing and ICF Fit in IVAS, and using OIM and access to dynamic values of ICF and k factors utilizing codes from the University of Sydney.

Part 1 relies on the use of IVAS in these analyses. Part 2 takes the analyses beyond IVAS into additional research conducted at the University of Sydney.