Malvern Panalytical’s HighScore Plus is a powerful software platform used for X-ray Diffraction data analysis including pattern treatment, phase identification, crystallographic analysis, Rietveld refinements and quantification methods and several other new features. The HighScore Software Training course is aimed at personnel interested in learning various aspect of using the software for differnt data analysis methods. It is a two-day course, with hands on experience in using the software with your own Laptop PCs. Participants are expected to bring their own laptops to get the latest the HighScore Plus trial version software installed. The HighScore software can handle XRD data collected from most of the XRD brands in the market and is an offline software, so the course is brand neutral. The course will be conducted by our XRD Application Specialist visiting from our factory in the Netherlands.

Who should attend:
• XRD users who are using any brand of XRD system and wanting to learn and use the Malvern Panalytical’s HighScore software for data analysis.
• HighScore software users who want to improve their expertise in Rietveld analysis and learn some of the new features in the latest HighScore Plus version 4 of the software.
• Beginners with basic knowledge of Powder pattern treatments wanting to learn about the features and use of the Highscore software.

• Opportunity to refresh and improve your knowledge in using the HighScore software
• Professional training by Malvern Panalytical’s factory Expert and certificate for users
• Learning some of the new and interesting capabilities in the software
• Improves reasoning and confidence in XRD data analysis using Highscore
• Opportunity to network with peers and industry professionals

Course contents:
• Highscore pattern treatment methods, Phase identification with databases, profile fitting methods
• Structure refinement methods using rietveld for quantitative phase analysis, size-strain determinations, Line Profile Analysis etc.
• Amorphous content determination, PONKCS method quantification
• Direct Derivation Method
• Cluster Analysis and new features such as PLS regression for calibrating material properties using XRD data, Bitmap conversions, Chemistry calculators
• Other functionalities such as Batch analysis setup, Roboriet automated rietveld analysis setup

Course requirements
• Bring your own laptops and ensure admin rights have been issued for installation with the latest HighScore Plus trial license
• Recommended Laptop configuration to bring : Windows 7 Professional, Enterprise or Ultimate (64bit) with SP1 or Windows 8.1 Pro (64bit), minimum 4 GB RAM with CD drive or USB slot. Internet Explorer vs 8 minimum. Other OS Win XP or 32 bit Win 7 or Win 8 not advisable to use. HighScore is not supported on Apple MAC computers.

• UP $1000
• Special price: Academia customers : $300 | Industrial customers : $500
• Additional benefit when 2 or more registrations from your company ($50 off total bill)
• Prices include GST