Application Training

S8 TIGER Series 2 with SPECTRAplus V4
(with option for mapping)

This hands-on course applies to users of SPECTRAplus on S8 WDXRF spectrometers. The training presents the theoretical fundamentals and preparation techniques as well as the methods in quantitative element analysis. The main focus is on performing X-ray fluorescence using the SPECTRAplus software package.


Course Agenda

Monday, 9am - 5pm

  • Welcome & Introduction
  • General XRF Theory with Specimen Preparation
  • QuantExpress (Standardless) - Part 1

Tuesday, 9am - 5pm

  • QuantExpress (Standardless) - Part 2
  • Quantitative Analysis - Part 1

Wednesday, 9am - 5pm

  • Quantitative Analysis - Part 2
  • Creating a Measurement Program
  • Calibration

Thursday, 9am - 5pm

  • Quantitative Analysis - Part 3
  • Course Wrap-up, Evaluations & Closing Remarks

Friday, 9am - 3pm
*Please note: This session is only available when the optional Mapping Package has been purchased with the S8 TIGER 2.

  • Introduction to XRF2 Mapping 
  • Mapping Tool program
  • Measuring samples with a mapping file
  • Viewing the results of a mapping measurement
  • Exporting results to a .csv file
  • Drift Correction of mapping program
  • Wrap-Up, Evaluations & Closing Remarks


  • March 11 - 15, 2024 - full; waitlisted
  • May 20 - 23, 2024  - full; waitlisted (no mapping module on this date)
  • August 12 - 16, 2024 - full; waitlisted
  • November 11 - 15, 2024


  • Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm CT
    Friday (optional mapping), 9am-3pm CT

This class is taught at the Bruker facility in Madison, Wisconsin USA.

Further Information




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.


Attendance fee

The course fee is $3,680 USD per attendee.


For further information, please contact:

Melanie Swanson
Marketing Specialist

For a quotation, please contact: