Hands‐on learning at McPherson

What can you learn with McPherson?

McPherson is pleased to announce the spring 2018 hands‐on learning session. Held at McPherson headquarters in Chelmsford, Massachusetts USA the “0418 Deep UV Class” provides access to vacuum‐ and purged deep UV spectrophotometers, ancillary laboratory equipment, and knowledgeable instructors.

We combine classroom explanations with lots of time running instruments, learning and practicing best operating procedures. This course provides a great way to see what the VUVAS series of instruments can do and help you develop the skills to realize their full potential in your laboratory.

Spring 2018 one day course (certificate)

  • Best practice with Deep UV Spectrophotometers (demonstrating purge and vacuum operation)
  • Measuring diffraction grating efficiency and polarization response
  • April 3, 2018. One day only.

0418 Deep UV Class at McPherson


Apply today! Space is limited and schedule subject to change. Registration is free until January 20th. From January 21 until the meeting the fee is $250. It is easy to register in advance. Just send us an email and wait for our confirmation.

When emailing indicate:

  1.  0418 Deep UV Class
  2. Your name,
  3. Affiliation,
  4. Phone number or email address where you can be reached.

You are not registered until you have received our reply.


Tuesday April 3, 2018


Day Planner

8:30 AM to 9:00 AM                       Meet and greet

9:00 AM to 10:25 AM                     Classroom session, general and technical introduction

10:25 AM to 10:35 AM                   Break

10:35 AM to 12:00 PM                   Lab, hands on demo and training (bring a sample!)

12:00 to 1:00 PM                            Lunch

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM                       Classroom review, Q&A

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM                        Lab, try your hand at measurements

2:30 PM to 2:45 PM                        Break

2:45 PM to 4:00 PM                        Laboratory session, continued

4:00 PM to 4:40 PM                        Recap, Q&A, Socialize

5:00 PM                                           Fin


Sometimes things just happen. We get it. If you have registered and cannot make the class, let us know. We aim to provide a good experience and reserve the right to cancel classes due to insufficient enrollment or any other reason.

If WE need to cancel, we will provide notification by email at least three days prior to the class date. Notification will be sent to the email address you provided upon registration. It is your responsibility to ensure that your spam filters and email settings allow you to receive emails from the domain "@McPhersonInc.com".

McPherson will not be held responsible should you fail to receive a cancellation notice due to email transmission or receiving problems of any kind.

In the event of cancellation, you will be offered registration to another session so long as there is space available.


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If you are coming from out of town and need to spend the night, there are two hotels conveniently in Chelmsford. These arrangements, reservations, and costs are your responsibility.

187 Chelmsford Street,
Chelmsford, MA, 01824 United States
Phone: +1 978 256-7511

RADISSON Hotel & Suites Chelmsford-Lowell
10 Independence Drive
Chelmsford, MA 01824 United States
Phone +1 978 256-0800

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