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PANalytical’s product marketing manager XRD Martijn Fransen talking about “Crystallography in our daily lives” at the Opening Ceremony in Parisphoto courtesy of R. Kuzel)
PANalytical’s product marketing manager XRD Martijn Fransen talking about “Crystallography in our daily lives” at the Opening Ceremony in Paris

photo courtesy of R. Kuzel)

Abstract:
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has declared 2014 to be the International Year of Crystallography (IYCr2014). Throughout this year UNESCO with the support of the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) will be working on raising awareness of the importance of crystallography in daily life. This year, a large number of events around the world will aim to spread crystallographic knowledge, inspire young people and promote education and research in crystallography.

PANalytical participates in the International Year of Crystallography 2014 with worldwide Open Lab events

Almelo, the Netherlands | Posted on March 13th, 2014

PANalytical attended the IYCr2014 opening ceremony on 20th - 21st January 2014, at the UNESCO building in Paris, France, with a lecture on ‘The importance of crystallography in our daily lives' held by Martijn Fransen, product marketing manager X-ray diffraction. The company's ongoing support of IYCr2014 includes the organization of a number of educational OpenLab events worldwide - consisting of schools and workshops on crystallography, aiming to raise awareness and understanding of this powerful science, responsible for 29 Nobel Prizes.

Crystallography is the basis of a wide range of applications throughout industry, from geological investigation (mineralogical exploration) and pharmaceutical development to research into novel materials for renewable energy. In addition to day-to-day routine use, crystallography is emerging as an essential tool in tackling some of the world's most pressing contemporary issues, such as finding innovative solutions for dealing with the scarcity of natural resources, managing global population growth and addressing climate change.

Martijn Fransen: "At PANalytical we believe that access to education in crystallography on a global scale is the key to finding solutions to these issues. Through our support and participation in the 2014 International Year of Crystallography we hope to attract the interest of young people and those working in research & industry worldwide, and inspire the next generation of crystallographers".

For more information on PANalytical's participation in IYCr2014 and the upcoming OpenLab events visit www.panalytical.com/IYCr2014.

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About PANalytical
PANalytical is the world’s leading supplier of analytical instrumentation and software for X-ray diffraction (XRD) and X-ray fluorescence spectrometry (XRF). The materials characterization equipment is used for scientific research and development, for industrial process control applications and for semiconductor metrology.

During the last decade PANalytical has added a variety of other analysis techniques to their product portfolio. Optical emission spectrometry (OBLF GmbH, Germany), pulsed fast thermal neutron activation (Sodern, France) and near-infrared (ASD Inc.) capabilities together with XRD and XRF can provide customers with tailor-made analytical solutions for the characterization of a wide range of products such as cement, metals, nanomaterials, polymers and many more.

PANalytical’s headquarters are in Almelo, the Netherlands. Fully equipped application laboratories are established in Japan, China, the USA, Brazil, and the Netherlands. PANalytical’s research activities are based in Almelo (NL) and on the campus of the University of Sussex in Brighton (UK). Supply and competence centers are located on two sites in the Netherlands: Almelo (development and production of X-ray instruments) and Eindhoven (development and production of X-ray tubes) and in Boulder, USA (development and production of near-infrared instruments). PANalytical is active in all but a few countries of the world. This worldwide sales and service network ensures unrivalled levels of customer support.

The company is certified in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

Visit www.panalytical.com for more information about our activities.

PANalytical is part of Spectris plc, the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company.

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