Competence Center for Material Moisture (CMM)

DTTG-Workshop 2015

  • place:

    Institut für Funktionelle Grenzflächen (IFG)
    Geb. 330
    Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)/Campus Nord
    Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
    76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen

  • sws:

    March 9-13, 2015

  • 6th DTTG workshop

    “Qualitative and quantitative analysis of clays and clay minerals”

    9th to 13th March 2015 at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Campus North


    Overview lectures, laboratory exercises and computer tutorials will be combined in this 5 day workshop. The content focuses on the needs of graduate students and PhD students in the field of clay science and is also open for scientists and people working in industry who are interested in clay science. The number of participants is limited to 15.



    • Clays and Clay minerals
    • Mixed layer minerals
    • Diagnostic Intercalation
    • Qualitative and quantitative X-ray diffraction analysis, Rietveld analysis
    • Simultaneous thermal analysis
    • Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy
    • Electron microscopy
    • Cation exchange capacity and layer charge measurements
    • Surfaces
    • Water binding
    • Sorption processes


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