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Training Courses at the Factory

Bruker offers advanced applications training courses for atomic force microscopes and 3D optical microscopes at our factories. Learn from our applications experts. The classes include both theory sessions and lab sessions. These courses are an excellent way to raise your level of proficiency and get that extra productivity out of your instrument. Students are invited to bring their own samples to practice on our state-of-the-art equipment.

Optical Courses in the United States

Course Date Description
Optical Metrology Advanced Applications Course Oct 17-20, 2017 Tucson, AZ
4-day course providing in depth theories of Vision measurement modes and optimization of parameters to obtain better surface data.

AFM Courses in the United States

Course Date Description
AFM Electrical Measurements May 23-25, 2017 Santa Barbara, CA
3-Day course covering KPFM, SCM & TUNA, and Piezo Force Microscopy
AFM Biological Applications Aug 29- 31, 2017 Santa Barbara, CA
3-Day course covering DNA & Live Cell Imaging, PF-QNM on Bio Samples, and Force Spectroscopy
Image Quality and PeakForce QNM November 14-16, 2017 Santa Barbara, CA
3-Day course covering Image Quality, Peak Force-QNM, and Fluid Imaging
Optical Metrology Advanced Applications Course Oct 17-20, 2017 Tucson, AZ
4-day course providing in depth theories of Vision measurement modes and optimization of parameters to obtain better surface data.

Training Courses in the UK

Course Date Description
Basic AFM Modes Training Class September 05-07, 2017 Coventry, UK
In this 3 day course we will give you the opportunity to deepen your experience with the Nanoscope AFM systems. Imaging modes like Tapping Mode, Contact Mode and ScanAsyst Mode will be presented as well as working in liquids.
PFQNM in air and liquid October 31- November 02, 2017 Coventry, UK
During the 3-day course we like to improve the user knowledge of quantitative PEAK FORCE nanomechanical mapping (PFQNM). In theory sessions we will present the theoretical background of this method and discuss the different calibration opportunities in PFQNM.

Training Courses in Singapore

Course Date Description
Advanced AFM Training 16-Jun Helios, Singapore
Advanced AFM Training on Image Modes Review, Understanding Noise, Artifacts and Fluid Imaging
Advanced AFM Applications Training 15-18 Aug Helios, Singapore
Advanced AFM Applications Training on Nano-Mechanical Characterization and Electrical Characterization
Operation and Applications Training 10-Nov Helios, Singapore
Bruker Optical 3D Microscope Operation and Applications Training

Training Courses in Brazil

Course Date Description
AFM Introduction Course May 31 – June 02, 2017 Atibaia/SP, Brazil
General introduction to AFM imaging techniques, with concise theoretical presentations and hands-on sessions on a Dimension FastScan.

Training Courses in Germany

Course Date Description
Service Training - Dektak XT August 24, 2017 Karlsruhe, Germany
Bruker Nano Surfaces Division cordially invites you to our “Stylus Profilometry“ Training Sessions, which will be held on August 24th 2017, in Karlsruhe, Germany. Are you new to the community? Would you like to brush up your practical skills and learn more about new developments in the theory and technology?
Image Quality and Fluid Imaging Course September 12th, 2017 Karlsruhe, Germany
Technology of Optical Profilers. Introduction to Interferometry. Phase Shift Interferometry (PSI), Vertical Scan Interferometry (VSI) and advanced VSI (VXI).Vision64 - Introduction Vision Software Overview & Basic Measurement Options Measurement Techniques - Easy to Difficult Samples Calibration, Reference Generation ; Measurements with Customer Samples; focus on fundamentals and obtaining good single measurements; Advanced measurement Options, Data/Image manipulation, Processed Options, Terms Removal, Masking, Data Restore ;Demonstrate advanced measurements; Stitching, Multiple Region Analysis, Filtering; Questions and answers.
Application Modules October 17 - 19, 2017 Karlsruhe, Germany
The focus on this 3 day course lies on working with PFTUNA and PFKPFM modules. We will present the theory of both methods and help you to obtain better results. Besides the theoretical part we will also have hands on training. Modules used will be the PFTUNA module and the KPFM module on the Multimode and/or the Dimension Icon.
Basic AFM Modes October 24 - 26, 2017 Karlsruhe, Germany
In this 3 day course we will give you the opportunity to deepen your experience with the Nanoscope AFM systems. Imaging modes like Tapping Mode, Contact Mode and ScanAsyst Mode will be presented as well as working in liquids. In addition to this we would help you to find appropriate probes for your experiments. We will also explain offline analysis. Besides the theory of AFM we will offer hands on training on our AFM systems. Multimode and/or the Dimension Icon will be used. The course will be in English.
PFQNM in air and liquid November 07 – 09, 2017 Karlsruhe, Germany
During the 3-day course we like to improve the user knowledge of quantitative PEAK FORCE nanomechanical mapping (PFQNM). In theory sessions we will present the theoretical background of this method and discuss the different calibration opportunities in PFQNM.

Training Courses in France

Course Date Description
Application Modules May 30 – June 02, 2017 Palaiseau, France
The focus on this 3 day course lies on working with PFTUNA and PFKPFM modules. We will present the theory of both methods and help you to obtain better results.
Basic AFM Modes Training Class Octobre 03-05, 2017 Palaiseau, France
In this 3 day course we will give you the opportunity to deepen your experience with the Nanoscope AFM systems. Imaging modes like Tapping Mode, Contact Mode and ScanAsyst Mode will be presented as well as working in liquids.
PFQNM in air and liquid September 05 - 07, 2017 Palaiseau, France
During the 3-day course we like to improve the user knowledge of quantitative PEAK FORCE nanomechanical mapping (PFQNM). In theory sessions we will present the theoretical background of this method and discuss the different calibration opportunities in PFQNM.

Online Application Courses

In 2015 Bruker kicked off a series of training courses online. Register for the live training session or watch the recording post live-event. These one-hour sessions are designed to provide in-depth detail and instruction on specific "mini-topics", making learning easy and digestible.

Online Training Classes

USA

Date Time Topic
Online Aug 25, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CEST Stylus Profilometry Training - Dektak XT
Topics: General Introduction Dektak XT, Parameter Setup, Stylus and Force selection, Step Detection, N-Lite, Safe Mode, Calibration, Database
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Online Sep 12, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CEST Basic White Light Interferometry Training
Technology of Optical Profilers. Introduction to Interferometry. Phase Shift Interferometry (PSI), Vertical Scan Interferometry (VSI) and advanced VSI (VXI)
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Online Oct 27, 2017 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CEST High-Resolution AFM Training
In this online webinar we like to present best known methods to achieve high resolution imaging with Bruker AFM systems. STM and AFM parameter settings will be shown. Troubleshooting for high resolution imaging will be discussed as well.
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Online Oct 23, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CEST AFM Image Optimization Training
In this webinar we discuss the influence of the most important parameters to optimize AFM measurements in Contact, Tapping and Scan Asyst mode. Best known methods to improve the image quality will be shown.
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Online Nov 13, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:20 PM CEST AFM in Liquid
During this webinar we will introduce AFM measurements in aqueos solutions. Probe selection, liquid cell assembly and scan parameters will be presented for Contact Mode, Tapping Mode and Scan Asyst Mode
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Online Nov 14, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:20 PM CEST AFM PeakForce QNM Part 1
In this two part webinar we like to present the key parameters for succesful PFQNM measurements with the AFM. Best known methods for probe selection and calibration will be shown in part one.
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Online Nov 15, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CEST AFM PeakForce QNM Part 2
Part two of the PFQNM webinar concentrates on image/data optimization of PFQNM images and data analysis. Troubleshooting Peak Force measurements will be discussed as well
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Online Nov 16, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CEST AFM PeakForce KPFM Training
In this webinar we like to show the advantages of PeakForce KPFM versus Tapping Mode and Contact Mode Kelvin Probe Microscopy. Best known methods for probe selection and sample preparation will be presented.
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Online Nov 17, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CEST AFM PeakForce TUNA Training
Best known methods of Peak Force Tunneling AFM measurements will be presented in this webinar. The presentation will cover probe selection, sample preparation and the main parameters for succesful measurements
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Online Advanced Functions of Nanoscope Software
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Online Piezoresponse Force Microscopy
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Online NanoTA/SThM
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Online Interleave & Lift Mode
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Online Live Remote Web Session Training
Combining automation & speed to deliver true microscopy with the AFM Dimension FastScan
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Online Live Remote Web Session Training
Measuring elastic & viscoelastic mechanical properties of living cells using BioScope Resolve AFM: PeakForce QNM, FASTForceVolume, creep response, dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA)
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Online AFM Probe Selection
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Online Live Remote Web Session Training
Setting up the parameters and best practice for high-resolution molecular imaging using PeakForce Tapping mode in liquid
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Online PeakForce Tapping Optimization
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Online PF-QNM I: Force Spectroscopy
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Online PF-QNM II: Quantitative Nanomechanical Mapping Calibration
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Online KPFM I: Amplitude Modulation
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Online KPFM II: Frequency Modulation
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Online Image Quality
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Online Image Processing
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Online TUNA/PF-TUNA
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Online Scanning Capacitance Microscopy
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Online Advanced Functions Nanoscope Analysis
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Online Atomic Resolution
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