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Qualitative and Quantitative Elemental Analysis by WDXRF and EDXRF and Sample Preparation

Part No Location Dates Duration Language

Atibaia, SP, Brazil

4 days


The training aims at the improvement of theoretical and practical knowledge related with chemical elemental analysis by EDXRF and WDXRF, for users and non-users of BRUKER, with or without experience with these analytical techniques.


  • Fundaments: The electromagnetic spectrum, Theory of X-rays,
  • Types of equipment: Wave Dispersion X-Ray Fluorescence (WDXRF), Energy Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence (EDXRF) and Total Reflection X-Ray Fluorescence (TRXRF),
  • Crystals,
  • Collimators,
  • Detectors,
  • Quality of results: Sensitivity x precision,
  • Analytical Lines,
  • Analytical Interferences,
  • Matrix Correction: Fixed Alpha and Variable Alpha,
  • Line Overlaps.


  • Sample Preparation: Pressing, fusion, Loose Powder and preparation of liquids samples,
  • Construction of Analytical Method and Application of SPECTRA plus and SPECTRA.ELEMENTS resources,
  • Instrument Calibration (EDXRF and WDXRF),
  • Drift Correction,
  • Semi Quantitative Analysis and Interpretation of results.