MinTEM 2012
Graduate and PhD Course

19 - 23 November 2012
Villeneuve d'Ascq (Nord, France)

MINTEM 2012 The second edition of the MINTEM school dedicated to Transmission Electron Microscopy and Mineralogy, organized by the SFMC and the UMET laboratory, was held at the University of Lille from the 19th to the 23rd of November 2012. 6 participants came from Germany, Italy and France have attented the school. Practical sessions were held during the morning at the Tecnai microscope from the Centre Commun de Microscopie de Lille, followed by lectures and practicals given during the afternoon sessions. Next edition of the school is planned in 2014.


The second school dedicated to Transmission Electron Microscopy and Mineralogy organized by the SFMC will be held at the University of Lille in November 2012. The main aspects of TEM techniques (conventional and high-resolution imaging, diffraction, spectroscopy and chemical analysis) will be covered, based on practical sessions, simulations and worked examples. Short courses will be dispensed as theoretical support to the experiments analysis and interpretation.

The reference textbook will be the Williams and Carter, which will be distributed to the participants at the beginning of the school.

The number of participants is limited to 12. The school concerns graduate students, post-docs and researchers. Examination for ECTS credit points will be proposed at the end of the school.

Registration fees, including the reference textbook and lunches : 460 €. This include the membership to the SFMC society for one year

For people already member of the SFMC, registration fees are reduced to 425 €

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