Event Name Bruker OpenLab Vietnam 2
Start Date 7th Dec 2015
End Date 11th Dec 2015
Duration 5 days


Partners of IUCr and UNESCO for OpenLab Vietnam: Bruker


VNU Venue: VNU University of Science, Hanoi
Date: 7-11 December 2015 

In the framework of the IUCr-UNESCO OpenLab initiative, Bruker AXS, Chemistry Dept. of Hanoi, University of Science VNU and Hanoi National University of Education jointly organize a workshop in crystallography. Following the success of IYCr2014, the OpenLab Vietnam 2015 is held to continue an initiative of the International Union of Crystallography and UNESCO, partnered by Bruker with the purpose of promoting crystallography in South-East Asia, and covering crystallographic research and teaching.



Deadline for applications is 23 November 2015. Please contact Dr. Bich Viet at e-mail vietntb@hnue.edu.vn for registration. 


7 December 2015

Introduction and crystallization techniques 
Point and translation symmetry 
Space groups

8 December 2015

X-ray sources 
X-ray diffraction 
Intensity of diffracted beams

9 December 2015

Fourier synthesis 
Patterson techniques 
Refinement techniques 

10 December 2015

Hands-on Training Session I: Selection and mounting of crystals Data collection (Standard crystal) 
Theory and Practical Session I: Data reduction + Refinement

11 December 2015

Hands-on Training Session II: Selection and mounting of good-quality crystals 
Data collection (Students crystal) 
Theory and Practical Session II: Cambridge Structure Database; Validation


Prof. Luc van Meervelt, KU Leuven, Belgium
Dr. Nguyen Bich Ngan, HNUE, Vietnam
Dr. Nguyen Hung Huy, HUS-VNU, Vietnam
Dr. Thanh-Ha Nguyen, Bruker AXS Singapore

Local Organizing Committee

Assoc. Prof. Le Thanh Son, Chair
Dr. Nguyen Minh Ngoc
Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Hung Huy
Dr. Nguyen Bich Ngan
Dr. Nguyen Thi Bich Viet, Secretary

Location Hanoi
Contact Luc Van Meervelt
Category openlabs