Bioindentation Workshop

November 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am November 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

NC State’s Analytical Instrumentation Facility (AIF) and Optics11 are hosting a workshop focused on mechanical characterization of biological and soft materials through nanoindentation. The workshop will include a brief background presentation as well as a demonstration of the Optics11 Piuma system. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own samples to try testing with the Piuma system as long as time permits.

Questions? Contact Phillip Strader (

The official start time is 10:00 am each day and the scheduled end is around 3:00 pm; however, attendees may come and go as they please during this time.

Analytical Instrumentation Facility (AIF)

Monteith Research Center

2410 Campus Shore Drive
Raleigh, NC United States
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Appalachian Regional Microscopy Society (AReMS) Fall Conference

October 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am October 8, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

AReMS meets annually with an invigorating program of technical talks, vendor displays, work shops and social activities. They have interest in microscopy of any type including optical, electron, ion and scanned probe microscopies.

Tutorials will be held on Monday, with a banquet Monday Evening. Talks will take place on Tuesday. For more information, to register, and to view an agenda, please visit the event website.

Shared Materials Instrumentation Facility (SMIF)

(919) 660-5486

Duke University, Fitzpatrick CIEMAS

101 Science Dr.
Durham, North Carolina United States
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Workshop: Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy

April 30, 2019 All day

Join Olympus technology experts for an advanced product and technology workshop featuring presentations and hands-on demonstrations with Olympus’
LEXT® OLS5000 Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope.

  • Using Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy for 3D Surface Metrology Applications
  • AFM or Laser Confocal Microscopes? Choosing the Right Tool for Your Research
  • LEXT OLS5000 Demonstration
  • Lunch, Provided by Olympus

Mark your calendars! Details will be posted shortly. Email to be notified of workshop details.

Chapel Hill Analytical and Nanofabrication Laboratory