2017 Final Program
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The Analytical and Economic Challenges of Maintaining Food Safety in a Global Supply Chain; Janie Dubois, University of Maryland, JIFSAN

Spectroscopy Magazine's Emerging Leader in Molecular Spectroscopy Award. The Small Matter of Bioanalysis:  Adventures at Less Than 10 nm with Quantum Dots and/or FRET; Russ Algar, University of British Columbia

Ellis R. Lippincott Award Plenary. Vibrational Engineering: From Superlattices to Coherent and Squeezed Phonons; Roberto Merlin, University of Michigan

Sir George Stokes Award Plenary. Tackling Global Health Challenges with Biosensor Technologies; Tony Cass, Imperial College London

Charles Mann Award for Applied Raman Spectroscopy. Mann up, SERS Can be Useful!; Duncan Graham, University of Strathclyde

Coblentz Society Craver Award. The Technology Behind Coherent 2D IR Spectroscopy and its Application to Amyloid Diseases; Martin Zanni, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Applied Spectroscopy William F. Meggers Award.  Infrared Response of Sub-Micron-Scale Structures of Poly (Oxymethylene): Surface Polaritons in Polymers; Naoto Nagai, Industrial Research Institute of Niigata Prefecture

Lester W. Strock Award.  The Wonderful World of High-Precision Isotopic Analysis using Multi-Collector ICP-MS; Frank Vanhaecke, Ghent University

ANACHEM AwardDevelopment of Ultraviolet Photodissociation Mass Spectrometry for Characterization of Proteins; Jennifer Brodbelt, University of Texas at Austin

AES Mid Career Award.  Using Microchip Electrophoresis and Electrochemical Detection to Investigate Cellular Communication; R. Scott Martin, Saint Louis University

Announcement of the 2017 Innovation Award winner
Closing Session: The New Vision of Analytical Science by the World

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SciX 2017 Sessions and Abstracts:

Thursday , October 12

17LIBS11: Field Application of LIBS

Location: Crystal 3
1:30 pm
On-Line Monitoring of Materials by Chemometric Methods Applied to LIBS
recent results on classification of materials (scrap sorting) using different types of chemometric methods.
Arne Bengtson1, Jonas Petersson1, Bertrand Noharet1, Baptiste Ottino1, Mattias Åslund1, Tania Irebo Schwartz; 1Swerea KIMAB
1:50 pm
Effect of laser parameters on the analysis of precious metals in minerals by Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS)
Proof that discrete/random distribution of Au in ores hiders its quantification by LIBS
Daniel Diaz12, David Hahn2, Alejandro Molina1; 1Universidad Nacional de Colombia - Sede Medellin, 2MAE-University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA.
2:10 pm
Testing of Carbon and Silicon in Low-Alloy Carbon Steels by Field-Portable Handheld LIBS
First data showing portable handheld LIBS can separate carbon steels
Brendan Connors1, David Day1; 1SciAps, Inc.
2:30 pm
Analysis of glass pharmaceutical containers with a handheld LIBS spectrometer
Katherine Bakeev1, Qun Li1, Dan Liu1, Jing Li, Sean Wang1; 1B&W Tek
2:50 pm
Subsurface Mineral Exploration Using LIBS
Rapid, depth-resolved downhole chemical and mineralogical identification and quantitation of subsurface materials while drilling
Pablo Sobron12, Kris Zacny3; 1Impossible Sensing, 2SETI Institute, 3Honeybee Robotics