D22 Air Quality

    Title: Workshop on Detection Limits without Noise

    Dates: Thursday April 02 2020

    Location: Marriott Copley Place; Boston, MA

    Event Name: April 2020 Committee Week

    About The Event

    Registration Information

    Technical Chair Contact Information

    Hotel Information

    Standards Development Meetings

    Future Meeting Dates


    About the Event

    Abstracts for presentation are invited for the Workshop on Detection Limits without Noise to be held Thursday, April 2, 2020 from 8:00am-12:00pm. This workshop is sponsored by ASTM Committee D22 on Air Quality and will be held at the Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA, in conjunction with the April standards development meetings of Committee D22.

    Objective and Scope

    This workshop will provide an opportunity for those working with certain instruments, such as mass spectrometers, to discuss ways of calculating detection limits when the instruments do not have appreciable noise.

    Topics for this workshop may include:
    • Traditional Approaches to Detection Limits and Their Shortcomings
    • How are Noiseless Detectors Even Possible? Current State of the Art
    • Re-Defining Detection Limits in a Noiseless World
    • Current Solutions
    • Opportunity for Standards

    Abstract Submittal
    Please submit your 300-word abstract pertaining to the above topics to Workshop Chairman Curt Thaxton at ccthaxton@gerstelus.com by November 29, 2019.

    Registration Information

    Registration information will be posted at a later date.


    Technical Chair Contact Information

    Additional information about the workshop is available from Workshop Chairman Curt Thaxton, Gerstel Inc., Linthicum Heights, MD, USA, Email: ccthaxton@gerstelus.com, tel: +1 443-833-4458.


    Hotel Information

    The workshop will be held at the Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA. Hotel registration information will be posted at the ASTM website approximately 12 weeks before the workshop.


    Standards Development Meetings

    Meeting schedules of Committee D22 for April 2020 will be posted in mid-February or contact the ASTM staff manager, Ashley Wiand at awiand@astm.org or tel: 610-832-9551.


    Future Meeting Dates

    Committee D22 invites you to attend their future standards development meetings. There is no fee to attend these meetings, and membership in ASTM International is not required. For more information about future D22 meetings, please visit D22 Future Meetings.


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