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:

Tuesday , October 10

17TPLIBS: Tuesday Posters - Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy

Location: Exhibit Hall (Summit Pavillion)
11:00 am
Handheld Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) for Field Archaeology
This research is important for explaining how ancient Etruscans lived.
Luke DOuglass1, Mary Kate Donais1, David George1; 1Saint Anselm College
Poster Number: 38
11:00 am
Detection of anti-toxin heavy-metal tagged antibodies using laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS)
Heavy-metal labeled antibodies in conjunction with LIBS offer a new method for multiplexed bio-contaminant detection
Carmen Gondhalekar, Eva Biela1, Bartek Rajwa1, Euiwon Bae1, Valery Patsekin1, Jennifer Sturgis1, Huisung Kim1, Iyll-Joon Doh1, Larry Stanker12; 1Purdue University, 2USDA-ARS, California
Poster Number: 39
11:00 am
Bacterial Mounting and Concentration Techniques to Translate Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy into a Clinical Setting
LIBS is a promising technique for the rapid identification of bacterial pathogens in a clinical setting.
Alexandra Paulick1, Naila Rahman1, Steven Rehse1; 1University of Windsor
Poster Number: 40
11:00 am
Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy for elemental analysis of the thyroid
LIBS analysis of the thyroid will greatly expand understanding of thyroid function
Condon Lau1, Irfan Ahmed1; 1The City University of Hong Kong
Poster Number: 41
11:00 am
Metal Ablation by Laser Irradiation Under Different Ambient Conditions
It shows the effect of material properties, ambient conditions, and laser fluence on metal ablation.
Ahmed Elsied1, Paysoon Dieffenbach1, Prasoon Diwakar1, Ahmed Hassanein1; 1Purdue University
Poster Number: 42
11:00 am
Characterization and Classification of Pharmaceutical Tablet Coating by Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS)
Through investigation of pharmaceutical tablet coating were accomplished by LIBS, including both the intra- and inter- tablet coating variability.
Lanfang Zou1, Xiaodong Bu1, Brittany Kassim1, Yun Mao1; 1Merck & Co., Inc.
Poster Number: 43
11:00 am
Latest advances in Tandem LA – LIBS Instrumentation: Leading the innovation in laser ablation chemical analysis with simultaneous LIBS and LA-ICP-MS
Simultaneous LA-ICP-MS and LIBS analysis
Chunyi Liu1; 1Applied Spectra, Inc.
Poster Number: 44
11:00 am
Ultrafast LIBS for 3D chemical imaging of Li-Ion batteries
Huaming Hou12, RIck Russo1, Vassilia Zorba1; 1Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2The Peac Institute of Multiscale Sciences
Poster Number: 45