Bruker Nano, Inc.
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Training Center

Applications Training

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 Date

April 19-22, 2021

October 11-14, 2021

 Bruker Nano, Inc.

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 Nano, Inc.
5465 E. Cheryl Parkway
Madison, WI 53711-11