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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.

AFM Courses in the United States

Course Date Description
High-Resolution AFM Imaging April 17 - 19, 2018 Santa Barbara, CA
3-Day course covering image quality and high-resolution AFM imaging
AFM Electrical Measurements June 12 - 14, 2018 Santa Barbara, CA
3-Day course focused on material’s electrical property measurements using AFM (KPFM, SCM, TUNA, and PFM)
AFM Biological Applications August 28 - 30, 2018 Santa Barbara, CA
3-Day course covering DNA and Live-Cell imaging, PeakForce QNM on biological samples, and force spectroscopy
Image Quality and PeakForce QNM November 6 - 8, 2018 Santa Barbara, CA
3-Day course covering image quality, PeakForce Quantitative Nanomechanical Mapping (PF-QNM), and Fluid Imaging

Training Courses in the UK

Course Date Description
Service Training - AFM: Dimension Icon November 13-15, 2018 Coventry, UK
During this modular 3-day course you can improve your skillset on the Bruker Dimension Icon system. If you are new to the system or need a refresher, you can choose to stay the full three days or participate only in one or two days, depending on your personal requirements.

Training Courses in Germany

Course Date Description
Service Training - AFM: Dimension Edge Feb 9-11, 2018 Karlsruhe, Germany
During this modular 3-day course you can improve your skillset on the Bruker Dimension Edge system. If you are new to the system or need a refresher, you can choose to stay the full three days or participate only in one or two days, depending on your personal requirements.
Service Training - AFM: MultiMode 8 Feb 20-22, 2018 Karlsruhe, Germany
During this modular 3-day course you can improve your skillset on the Bruker Multimode 8 system. If you are new to the system or need a refresher, you can choose to stay the full three days or participate only in one or two days, depending on your personal requirements.
AFM Force Measurements (3-day modular course) June 5-7, 2018 Karlsruhe, Germany
Force measurements with an AFM play an important role in today’s surface characterization to determine properties like the elastic modulus or the adhesion. In this 3-day modular course we like to offer the users of Bruker AFMs an option to improve their skill set or to refresh their knowledge on this topic.
Service Training - AFM: Dimension Icon September 4-6, 2018 Karlsruhe, Germany
During this modular 3-day course you can improve your skillset on the Bruker Dimension Icon system. If you are new to the system or need a refresher, you can choose to stay the full three days or participate only in one or two days, depending on your personal requirements.
Special AFM mode training course on Electrochemistry October 9-10, 2018 Karlsruhe, Germany
Join us in Karlsruhe to refresh your knowledge on electrochemical AFM. During the 2-day course we will present you ways to prepare your measurements on Dimension Icon and how to set up the experiment.
Service Training - AFM: BioScope Resolve TBD 2018 Karlsruhe, Germany
During this modular 3-day course you can improve your skillset on the Bruker Resolve system. If you are new to the system or need a refresher, you can choose to stay the full three days or participate only in one or two days, depending on your personal requirements.

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 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

Date Time Topic
EUROPE
Online 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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USA
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 AFM Probe Selection
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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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