IONTOF User School 2020
We are happy to announce that the next IONTOF User School will be held in Münster, Germany in March 2020. The training will take place at NBZ (Nano-Bioanalytik Zentrum Münster), Mendelstraße 17. The course is designed for TOF-SIMS users and will cover the typical workflow in an analytical SIMS lab, ranging from sample preparation to the selection of appropriate measurement conditions and finally focusing on data evaluation and interpretation using a quite comprehensive range of tools present in the latest software version on SurfaceLab 7.1.
The following dates are available:

Date 1: March 24 – March 26, 2020
Starting Tuesday at 1 pm, ending Thursday at 5:30 pm

Date 2: March 31 – Apr 2, 2020
Starting Tuesday at 1 pm, ending Thursday at 5:30 pm

Price: 390,- EUR (plus VAT if applicable)
Accommodation and travel and catering costs are not included.


If you would like to attend the user school please use the form to register. Please note that both courses are limited to 20 attendees. Places will be allocated on a “first come first served“ basis.

Once the courses are fully booked you will have the opportunity to register for a waiting list place. In case bookings have to be cancelled in one of the courses we will fill those up from the waiting list.
Topics at a glace
Sample preparation and navigation
Selection of measurement conditions
Data evaluation
Concept of the data (SurfaceLab 7.0 and higher)
Multiple file handling
Calibration routines (mass, depth, concentration)
Correction routines (mass shift, lateral shift, advanced ToF correction ...)
Multivariate statistical analysis methods (MVSA)
Printing
...
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Advanced payment against an invoice to be issued shortly after your registration will be accepted only and is mandatory for your participation. No payment on-site during the course or after the course can be accepted.
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Please choose from one of the dates.

* IONTOF-TOF-SIMS-TIME-OF-FLIGHT-SURFACE-ANALYSIS Date 1: 24th – 26th March, 2020
No places available for date 1 anymore.

* IONTOF-TOF-SIMS-TIME-OF-FLIGHT-SURFACE-ANALYSIS Date 2: March 31 – April 2, 2020
5 place(s) still available for date 2.

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FAQ
What personal requirements should the participants bring along?
In the course we will repeat some ToF-SIMS operating basics and also will have insights to special applications. However, it is highly recommended that you have a basic understanding of the SIMS principle and that you have operated a ToF-SIMS instrument before.
Will we be able to use the instrument?
We will not be able to grant access to a ToF-SIMS instrument. However, during the training routines for selecting appropriate measurement conditions and acquisition parameters to be used on a TOF.SIMS 5 instrument will be covered.
Can you recommend an accommodation?
We will be happy to assist you in finding a hotel. Please contact sales@iontof.com for further information.
Which software version will be used?
The latest software version, SurfaceLab 7.1, will be used during the course. However, all users with older versions of SurfaceLab can participate without big compromises.
Will food be provided?
Food will not be provided by IONTOF but all participants will have the opportunity to visit a cafeteria nearby and have a decent lunch for a reasonable price.
Is Münster worth a longer stay?
City of science, city of sculptures, city of the Peace of Westphalia, city of bicycles, Hanseatic city - Münster is a living metropolis with many faces and well worth visiting.
For more information please refer to: www.muenster.de/stadt/tourismus/en/ for further information.
Can I record the session?
It is not allowed to record the training session. However, all participants will receive extensive training materials in digital form.