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:

Monday , October 9

17MPLIBS: Monday Posters - Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy

Location: Reno Ballroom
9:45 am
Using LIBS in Hardness Measurements for Samples of Different Matrices
to generalize using LIBS for hardness measurement even for samples of different chemical composition.
Ahmed Galmed123, Mohamed Abdel Harith2, Malik Maaza13; 1iThemba LABS, South Africa, 2NILES, Cairo University, 3UNESCO-UNISA Africa Chair in Nanosciences/Nanotechnology
Poster Number: 12
9:45 am
Time-Resolved Absorption Measurements in Transient Plasmas: Towards Single-Shot Optical Measurements of Uranium Isotope Ratios
this will allow single-shot optical measurement of uranium isotope ratios
Jonathan Merten1, Bruce Johnson1; 1Arkansas State University
Poster Number: 13
9:45 am
Multivariate Analysis of Complex Samples Using Atomic and Molecular Emission Spectra from LIBS/SIBS
Database of samples with presence/absence of toxic elements
Sofia Pozsonyiova12, Prasoon Diwakar13, Nathalie Manzano4, Theodore Caplow4; 1Frost Science Museum, Miami, FL, 2Macalester College, St.Paul, MN, 3Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Poster Number: 14
9:45 am
Classification of Milk Vetch Root by its geographical origins using Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy
ChangHwan Eum1, Hoeil Chung1; 1Hanyang University
Poster Number: 15
9:45 am
Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy for analysis of gold and silver in mineral synthetic samples
First time reporting LIBS LODs of Au in solid matrices
Daniel Diaz12, David Hahn2, Alejandro Molina1; 1Universidad Nacional de Colombia - Sede Medellin, 2MAE, University of Florida, USA
Poster Number: 16
9:45 am
Detection of impurities leached from sugarcane by LIBS after liquid-to-solid matrix conversion
LIBS analysis is useful to estimate maximum content of impurities in raw sugar cane.
Fabiola Pereira12, Wesley Guedes1, Daniel Andrade2; 1São Paulo State University (UNESP), 2Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar)
Poster Number: 17
9:45 am
Uncertainty Assessments and Plasma Modeling for Quantitative LIBS Applications
Integration of Uncertainty Assessments and Plasma Simulations into Quantitative LIBS Analysis
David Surmick12, Noureddine Melikechi2, Hacene Boukari, Jonathan Woodward13, Ashley Stowe3; 1Delaware State University, 2Univeristy of Massachusetts Lowell, 3Y-12 National Security Complex
Poster Number: 18
9:45 am
Challenges and strategies for the simultaneous determination of Cd, Cr, Ni and Pb in micronutrient fertilizers by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy
LIBS strategies for analysis of micronutrient fertilizers with large variability of essential elements and contaminants
Lidiane Cristina Nunes1, Francisco José Krug1; 1Center for Nuclear Energy in Agriculture -CENA/USP
Poster Number: 19
9:45 am
Spatio-temporal Evolution of Metal Oxide Diatomic Molecules in Tailored Ultrafast Laser-Induced Plasmas
Yonghoon Lee12, Xianglei Mao1, George Chan1, Jhanis Gonzalez13, Rick Russo13, Vassilia Zorba1; 1Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2 Mokpo National University, 3Applied Spectra, Inc.
Poster Number: 20