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

Applications Training

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 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