Spectraplus v3/v4 for S8 TIGER Series 1 & 2 

in Karlsruhe/Germany

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, 11 am – 5 pm

  • Welcome
  • Introduction to XRF Spectrometry
  • Sample Preparation
  • Principles of Standardless/Semi-quantitative Analysis & Instrument Parameters


Tuesday, 9 am – 5 pm

  • Standardless/Semi-quantitative Analysis: Exercises
  • Quantitative Methods: Calibration & Measurement Setup


Wednesday, 9 am – 5 pm

  • Quantitative Methods: Finalizing Method & Results Formatting
  • Discussion


Thursday, 9 am – 5 pm

  • Maintenance of Instrument & Methods
  • Backup & Restore
  • Service – Basic Troubleshooting


Friday, 9 am – 3 pm*

  • Introduction to XRF2
  • Mapping Tool
  • Measuring suitable samples
  • Viewing and Exporting results of XRF2 measurements

*Only for users of the XRF2 option of the S8 TIGER Series 2


  • May 13 - 16, 2024 – English | on-site in Karlsruhe
  • November 18 - 21, 2024 – English | on-site in Karlsruhe
  • December 9 - 12, 2024 – German | on-site in Karlsruhe


Further Information



English & German

Class size

Training should not precede the installation of the system concerned.

Class sizes are limited, so that each participant receives individual attention and participates in all hands-on activities. Early registration is encouraged as registrations are accepted on a first-come/first-served basis.

Attendance fee

For courses taking place at our Karlsruhe facility, the course price includes course materials, lunch, and refreshments. Travel and accommodation are not included.

For remote courses, the fee includes 1 hour of remote follow-up support (to be used within 1 month after completion of the course).


Registrations cancelled within 10 working days prior to the start of the course are subject to a cancellation fee of 30 %. Registered persons not attending the course without having given prior notice will be fully charged. We reserve the right to cancel a course if there are less than three registrants by the registration deadline.


For further information about the course content, please contact:

Dr. Jan Stelling
Global Application Coordinator Elemental Analysis

For information about price, registration, or other questions:

Evi Breitinger

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