CCD Based, Optical Emission Spectroscopy - Elemental Analysis Course

About the training

This training course is designed for new and existing users of Q2 ION, Q4 TASMAN or Q4 MOBILE systems. The course will show the theoretical fundamentals, sample preparation techniques as well as methods in qualitative and quantitative analysis. The main focus is to get the theoretical and practical background of using such elemental analyzer.


Course Outline and Agenda (2 Days)

  • Introduction into Optical Emission Spectroscopy
  • Introduction into OES CCD Systems
  • Introduction into basics of ELEMENTAL SUITE OES Software
  • Sample types and preparation techniques
  • Instrument overview with all components
  • Instrument connections, conditions and measurement start-up procedures
  • Questions and Discussions


Additionally participants will be able get a Hands On at the instrument incl.:

  • Start-up procedure
  • Performing sample preparation
  • Running different sample types on the Q2 ION (Multimatrixes system)
  • Running different sample types on the Q4 TASMAN (Multimatrixes system)
  • Maintenance procedures
  • Basic Troubleshooting


The participants will become familiar with the equipment, its components and their functions. Training will under no circumstance precede the installation of the system concerned.

To register, please fill out the online registration form.

More details

Class size

Class sizes are limited, so that each participant receives individual attention and participates in all hands-on activities. Manuals as well as other documentation are provided. Depending on the date, the course will be held in English, German, Spanish or Portuguese in Karlsruhe at Bruker AXS GmbH.


Attendance Fee

The price of the course covers training, training materials, use of equipment and lunches; travel and accommodation are not included.

NOTE: Any unused training credit expires 1 year from installation date if sold together with the instrument or 1 year from PO date if sold as a stand-alone training.



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.


Our Facility

Bruker AXS GmbH
Training Center
Östliche Rheinbrückenstr. 49
76187 Karlsruhe

Tel: +49 721 50997-0
Fax: +49 721 50997-5222

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For further information about the course content, please contact:
Thiago Souza, Application Scientist,


For registration or other questions, please contact: