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Visit the EDAXNews YouTube Channel for interesting material characterization applications, which use Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS), Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD), Wavelength Dispersive Spectrometry (WDS) or X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) microanalysis tools to solve current analysis challenges. A complete listing of the videos available is below.

  • Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS) +

    • APEX Advanced Layout
      APEX Advanced Layout

      Learn about the advanced layout features in the EDAX APEX Software.

      Learn about the advanced layout features in the EDAX APEX Software.

    • APEX General Layout
      APEX General Layout

      Learn about the general layout options in the EDAX APEX Software.

      Learn about the general layout options in the EDAX APEX Software.

    • APEX Quick Start
      APEX Quick Start

      A basic quick start guide to the EDAX APEX Software.

      A basic quick start guide to the EDAX APEX Software.

    • APEX Reporting Options
      APEX Reporting Options

      Learn about the reporting options in the EDAX APEX Software.

      Learn about the reporting options in the EDAX APEX Software.

    • APEX Review Mode Overview
      APEX Review Mode Overview

      Learn about the Review mode in the EDAX APEX Software.

      Learn about the Review mode in the EDAX APEX Software.

    • 3D EDS - Visualizing the True Structure of Materials
      3D EDS - Visualizing the True Structure of Materials

      A description of techniques using software that gives microanalysts the ability to extract both 3D images and detailed quantification results from their EDS analysis.

      A description of techniques using software that gives microanalysts the ability to extract both 3D images and detailed quantification results from their EDS analysis.

    • APEX Analysis software for Element Silicon Drift Detectors (SDDs)
      APEX Analysis software for Element Silicon Drift Detectors (SDDs)

      A discussion about the EDAX APEX software for the Element EDS System.

      A discussion about the EDAX APEX software for the Element EDS System.

    • Beam Sensitive Samples and EDS Analysis
      Beam Sensitive Samples and EDS Analysis

      Learn how EDS analysis can be performed on beam sensitive samples.

      Learn how EDS analysis can be performed on beam sensitive samples.

    • EDAX Instant Insight - Element Silicon Drift Detector
      EDAX Instant Insight - Element Silicon Drift Detector

      An overview of the EDAX Element Silicon Drift Detector.

      An overview of the EDAX Element Silicon Drift Detector.

    • EDS Spectrum Analysis and Background Modeling
      EDS Spectrum Analysis and Background Modeling

      While the characteristic peaks in EDS spectra are usually the focal point of any spectral analysis, the background signal and Bremsstrahlung also carry significant information about the sample and analysis conditions. Various models and filters are used to separate the background from the characteristic peaks with each having their advantages and drawbacks. In this presentation by Dr. Jens Rafaelsen, we go through some of the basics of EDS signal generation and detection in order to discuss the merits of the different approaches to the background signal and what information it can give us.

      While the characteristic peaks in EDS spectra are usually the focal point of any spectral analysis, the background signal and Bremsstrahlung also carry significant information about the sample and analysis conditions. Various models and filters are used to separate the background from the characteristic peaks with each having their advantages and drawbacks. In this presentation by Dr. Jens Rafaelsen, we go through some of the basics of EDS signal generation and detection in order to discuss the merits of the different approaches to the background signal and what information it can give us.

    • Low kV EDS - Mapping at Low Limits
      Low kV EDS - Mapping at Low Limits

      Learn how to use EDS analysis at low kV.

      Learn how to use EDS analysis at low kV.

    • Octane Elite Plus and Super Silicon Drift Detectors (SDDs)
      Octane Elite Plus and Super Silicon Drift Detectors (SDDs)

      A discussion of the Octane Elite Plus and Super Silicon Drift Detectors (SDDs).

      A discussion of the Octane Elite Plus and Super Silicon Drift Detectors (SDDs).

    • Practical Applications of EDS in Materials Science
      Practical Applications of EDS in Materials Science

      Dr. Roger Ristau presents an overview of how Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS) can be used to solve a variety of different materials analysis challenges.

      Dr. Roger Ristau presents an overview of how Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS) can be used to solve a variety of different materials analysis challenges.

    • Spectrum Library Matching
      Spectrum Library Matching

      A description of the powerful software package.

      A description of the powerful software package.

    • TEAM™ 3D Imaging and Quant (IQ) - Dr. Patrick Camus
      TEAM™ 3D Imaging and Quant (IQ) - Dr. Patrick Camus

      A demonstration of the flexibility and power afforded by use of TEAM™ 3D IQ software to analyze EDS data slices.

      A demonstration of the flexibility and power afforded by use of TEAM™ 3D IQ software to analyze EDS data slices.

    • The Material Properties of Silicon Nitride Windows
      The Material Properties of Silicon Nitride Windows

      Evaluation of the ability of the Silicon Nitride windows, used in the latest EDS silicon drift detectors, to withstand mechanical and physical abuse.

      Evaluation of the ability of the Silicon Nitride windows, used in the latest EDS silicon drift detectors, to withstand mechanical and physical abuse.

  • Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD) +

    • A (R)evolution of EBSD Pattern Detection
      A (R)evolution of EBSD Pattern Detection

      This short video clip shows the next frontier in EBSD applications with amazing structural details and clarity.

      This short video clip shows the next frontier in EBSD applications with amazing structural details and clarity.

    • An Introduction to APEX™ Software for EBSD
      An Introduction to APEX™ Software for EBSD

      An overview of the APEX™ Software for EBSD.

      An overview of the APEX™ Software for EBSD.

    • APEX Velocity 4500
      APEX Velocity 4500

      See the EDAX Velocity Super EBSD Camera run at 4,500 indexed points per second in the APEX Software.

      See the EDAX Velocity Super EBSD Camera run at 4,500 indexed points per second in the APEX Software.

    • Batch Scanning with APEX™ Software for EBSD
      Batch Scanning with APEX™ Software for EBSD

      An overview of the Batch Scanning feature in the APEX™ Software for EBSD.

      An overview of the Batch Scanning feature in the APEX™ Software for EBSD.

    • Configuring the Velocity EBSD Camera within APEX Software for EBSD
      Configuring the Velocity EBSD Camera within APEX Software for EBSD

      A demonstration of how to properly set up a Velocity™ EBSD camera in the APEX™ Software for EBSD.

      A demonstration of how to properly set up a Velocity™ EBSD camera in the APEX™ Software for EBSD.

    • Dynamic EBSD Pattern Simulation
      Dynamic EBSD Pattern Simulation

      Kinematical based simulation has helped move EBSD forward but lacks the ability to realistically capture the intensity of the bands in the patterns. In recent years, significant strides have been made to improve the simulation of EBSD patterns using a dynamical model of diffraction. The ability to more accurately simulate diffraction has helped advance EBSD development in several ways. In this presentation, we will briefly describe dynamical simulation of diffraction and three specific applications based on dynamical diffraction: reflector optimization, dictionary indexing, and background generation.

      Kinematical based simulation has helped move EBSD forward but lacks the ability to realistically capture the intensity of the bands in the patterns. In recent years, significant strides have been made to improve the simulation of EBSD patterns using a dynamical model of diffraction. The ability to more accurately simulate diffraction has helped advance EBSD development in several ways. In this presentation, we will briefly describe dynamical simulation of diffraction and three specific applications based on dynamical diffraction: reflector optimization, dictionary indexing, and background generation.

    • EDAX Instant Insight - Atom Probe Assist
      EDAX Instant Insight - Atom Probe Assist

      A brief introduction to the EDAX Atom Probe Assist software module.

      A brief introduction to the EDAX Atom Probe Assist software module.

    • EDAX Instant Insight - NPAR™
      EDAX Instant Insight - NPAR™

      A brief overview of the EDAX Neighbor Pattern Averaging/Reindexing (NPAR) software.

      A brief overview of the EDAX Neighbor Pattern Averaging/Reindexing (NPAR) software.

    • EDAX Instant Insight - PRIAS™
      EDAX Instant Insight - PRIAS™

      A brief overview of the EDAX Pattern Region of Interest Analysis System (PRIAS) software.

      A brief overview of the EDAX Pattern Region of Interest Analysis System (PRIAS) software.

    • EDAX Instant Insight - Velocity EBSD Camera Series
      EDAX Instant Insight - Velocity EBSD Camera Series

      A description of the Velocity™ EBSD Camera Series, which offers high-speed EBSD mapping with the highest indexing performance on real-world materials. Powered by a CMOS sensor, the Velocity combines fast acquisition with high sensitivity and low noise performance for optimal collection and data quality.

      A description of the Velocity™ EBSD Camera Series, which offers high-speed EBSD mapping with the highest indexing performance on real-world materials. Powered by a CMOS sensor, the Velocity combines fast acquisition with high sensitivity and low noise performance for optimal collection and data quality.

    • The Evolution and Revolution in EBSD Pattern Detection
      The Evolution and Revolution in EBSD Pattern Detection

      A description of some history of EBSD analysis, a look at the current state of the game, and then at future developments, focusing especially on CMOS and DED detectors.

      A description of some history of EBSD analysis, a look at the current state of the game, and then at future developments, focusing especially on CMOS and DED detectors.

    • Microstructural Characterization of Additive Manufactured Materials via EBSD
      Microstructural Characterization of Additive Manufactured Materials via EBSD

      A discussion of topics related to Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD) and additive manufactured materials.

      A discussion of topics related to Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD) and additive manufactured materials.

    • Montage Large Area Mapping with APEX Software for EBSD
      Montage Large Area Mapping with APEX Software for EBSD

      Learn how to use the Montage Large Area Mapping function in APEX Software for EBSD.

      Learn how to use the Montage Large Area Mapping function in APEX Software for EBSD.

    • New Developments in EBSD Detector Technology
      New Developments in EBSD Detector Technology

      Learn about the advantages of both CMOS and DED technology and the possible implications for new EBSD analysis systems.

      Learn about the advantages of both CMOS and DED technology and the possible implications for new EBSD analysis systems.

    • OIM Analysis™ v8 - What's New, What It Can Do, and How It Can Improve Your Materials Characterization
      OIM Analysis™ v8 - What's New, What It Can Do, and How It Can Improve Your Materials Characterization

      Significant new functionality has been introduced into OIM™ Analysis with the introduction of v8. This video gives an introduction to the basic functionality of OIM™ Analysis as well as an overview of the exciting new features in v8 including: multithreading optimization, EBSD pattern reindexing, ChI-Scan, NPAR, anti-grain analysis and correlation plots.

      Significant new functionality has been introduced into OIM™ Analysis with the introduction of v8. This video gives an introduction to the basic functionality of OIM™ Analysis as well as an overview of the exciting new features in v8 including: multithreading optimization, EBSD pattern reindexing, ChI-Scan, NPAR, anti-grain analysis and correlation plots.

    • OIM Analysis: Grain Size and Grain Structure Information
      OIM Analysis: Grain Size and Grain Structure Information

      Learn more about how the EDAX OIM Analysis™ Software can provide valuable information about grain size and grain structure.

      Learn more about how the EDAX OIM Analysis™ Software can provide valuable information about grain size and grain structure.

    • Pattern Region of Interest Analysis System (PRIAS™)
      Pattern Region of Interest Analysis System (PRIAS™)

      This presentation outlines the analysis and imaging opportunities afforded by PRIAS imaging.

      This presentation outlines the analysis and imaging opportunities afforded by PRIAS imaging.

    • t-EBSD - Orientation Measurements in TEM Foils
      t-EBSD - Orientation Measurements in TEM Foils

      A presentation about using Transmission EBSD to analyze TEM foils.

      A presentation about using Transmission EBSD to analyze TEM foils.

    • Transmission EBSD - Part 1
      Transmission EBSD - Part 1

      Part One: high resolution EBSD; transmission EBSD introduction; applications.

      Part One: high resolution EBSD; transmission EBSD introduction; applications.

    • Transmission EBSD - Part 2
      Transmission EBSD - Part 2

      Part Two: large area t-EBSD.

      Part Two: large area t-EBSD.

    • Understanding and Combining the Reindexing Functions in OIM Analysis™ v8
      Understanding and Combining the Reindexing Functions in OIM Analysis™ v8

      This tutorial video shows some of the functions in the OIM Analysis v8 software.

      This tutorial video shows some of the functions in the OIM Analysis v8 software.

  • Wavelength Dispersive Spectrometry (WDS) +

    • Integration of WDS into TEAM™
      Integration of WDS into TEAM™

      Overview of the Smart Features included in EDAX TEAM™ WDS Analysis System at a WDS Workshop.

      Overview of the Smart Features included in EDAX TEAM™ WDS Analysis System at a WDS Workshop.

    • Optics - An Important Part of the WDS Spectrometer
      Optics - An Important Part of the WDS Spectrometer

      Presentation by Dr. Procop (Institute for Scientific Instruments, Berlin) from a WDS Workshop.

      Presentation by Dr. Procop (Institute for Scientific Instruments, Berlin) from a WDS Workshop.

    • WDS Applications in Aircraft Technology
      WDS Applications in Aircraft Technology

      Presentation given by Tim Hattenberg of NLR, at a WDS Workshop.

      Presentation given by Tim Hattenberg of NLR, at a WDS Workshop.

    • WDS in Glass Chemistry
      WDS in Glass Chemistry

      Presentation on the use of WDS in the analysis of glass given by Dr. Günter Völksch formerly of the University of Jena, at a WDS Workshop.

      Presentation on the use of WDS in the analysis of glass given by Dr. Günter Völksch formerly of the University of Jena, at a WDS Workshop.

    • WDS - Where EDS Hits the Limit!
      WDS - Where EDS Hits the Limit!

      Presentation given at a WDS Workshop.

      Presentation given at a WDS Workshop.

  • Integrated Technologies +

    • Correlating EDS and Micro-XRF
      Correlating EDS and Micro-XRF

      This presentation looks at the relative advantages of EDS and Micro-XRF analysis and suggests how the two techniques can be used together for optimal materials characterization.

      This presentation looks at the relative advantages of EDS and Micro-XRF analysis and suggests how the two techniques can be used together for optimal materials characterization.

    • Frontiers in Integrated Microanalysis
      Frontiers in Integrated Microanalysis

      An overview of EDS, EBSD, and WDS techniques as both stand-alone and integrated materials analysis tools and shows some of the latest advances in materials characterization.

      An overview of EDS, EBSD, and WDS techniques as both stand-alone and integrated materials analysis tools and shows some of the latest advances in materials characterization.

    • In A Hurry To Get Things Done? How To Get High Quality, High Speed Data Collection with EDS and EBSD
      In A Hurry To Get Things Done? How To Get High Quality, High Speed Data Collection with EDS and EBSD

      This presentation gives an overview of EDAX hardware and software, which enables high-quality and high-speed data collection with EDS and EBSD.

      This presentation gives an overview of EDAX hardware and software, which enables high-quality and high-speed data collection with EDS and EBSD.

    • Synergistic Operation of WDS with EDS
      Synergistic Operation of WDS with EDS

      Presentation given at a WDS Workshop.

      Presentation given at a WDS Workshop.

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