Bruker AXS LLC
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Training Center
Applications Training
*Classes are subject to change or cancellation with respect to the Coronavirus pandemic. Bruker will abide by all state and local regulations in effect at the time the class is scheduled.

About the course

This software and hands-on course applies to users of the SPECTRA.ELEMENTS software for S2 PUMA EDXRF spectrometer. Participants will learn the fundamentals of energy-dispersive X-ray spectrometry, S2 PUMA hardware, and qualitative / quantitative elemental analysis using the SPECTRA.ELEMENTS software.

Attendance Fee

The course fee is $3,500 USD per person. 

Class Size

Because our courses are interactive and learner-oriented, we limit class size to a minimum of three and a maximum of six. Early enrollment is encouraged as registrations are accepted on a first-come/first-serve basis.

*Each participant will be provided with class materials and lunch daily.

Course Agenda

Monday, 9am - 5pm

  • Welcome & Introduction
  • General XRF Theory, Instrument Parameters, Sample Preparation
  • S2 PUMA Touch Control Operation
  • Daily Routine Procedures

Tuesday, 9am - 5pm

  • SMART QUANT Software (Standardless Training)
  • Loader, Results Manager, XRF Evaluation, Commander, Configuration, DB Management, and Log Plug-in
  • Drift Corrections

Wednesday, 9am - 5pm

  • Quantitative Analysis with the Wizard Plug-in (Calibration)

Thursday, 9am - 5pm

  • Routine Maintenance, Instrument Repairs, Tools Plug-in

Friday, 9am -12pm

  • Course Wrap-up, Evaluations & Closing Remarks

Training Dates

April 19-22, 2021

October 11-14, 2021

 Bruker AXS LLC

5465 E. Cheryl Parkway
Madison, WI 53711. USA
(608) 276-3000

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For course content questions, please contact:

Julia Sedlmair
Applications Scientist, XRF


For registration and other questions, please contact:

Caitlin Heitman
Marketing Specialist


Bruker AXS LLC
5465 E. Cheryl Parkway
Madison, WI 53711-11