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 hands-on course applies to users of SPEC-TRA.ELEMENTS for the S6 JAGUAR. The training presents the theoretical fundamentals and preparation techniques as well as the methods in quantitative element analysis. The main objective is performing X-ray fluorescence using the SPECTRA.ELEMENTS software package.

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 with Specimen Preparation
  • Measuring Samples (Loader Tab)
  • Retrieving Results (Results Tab)
  • SMART QUANT (Standardless) -    Part 1
    • Introduction to Standardless Analysis
    • Measuring Samples

Tuesday, 9am - 5pm

  • SMART QUANT (Standardless) -    Part 2
    • Evaluating Results
  • Quantitative Analysis - Part 1 
    • Calibration
      • Materials
      • Preparation 
      • Standard Samples 

Wednesday, 9am - 5pm

  • QuantExpress (Standardless) - Part 2
    • Creating a measurement program with MethodWizard
    • Measuring Calibration and Drift Samples 
    • Calibration
      • Line Overlaps
      • Mathematical Models

Thursday, 9am - 5pm

  • Quantitative Analysis - Part 3
    • Extended calculations (Modules) - Optional
    • Specifications for Limits Testing
    • Results Formatting 

Friday, 9am -12pm

  • Quantitative Analysis - Part 4
    • Creating the Finished Application
    • Testing the Application
  • Course Wrap-up, Evaluations & Closing Remarks

Training Date

August 30 - September 2, 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