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Jul 5, 2017

Applied Comparison in Coating Analysis – Micro-XRF and Handheld XRF
This webinar will discuss the measurements of coatings using the Bruker M1 MISTRAL Micro-XRF spectrometer and Bruker S1 TITAN handheld XRF analyzer. Micro-XRF and handheld XRF are complementary coating analysis techniques which both provide some unique benefits. You will learn how to perform a straightforward, automated analysis using the programmable sample stage with Micro-XRF and how the handheld XRF can help to perform quick and non-destructive on-site measurements of large specimens or at difficult-to-reach locations.
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Jun 29, 2017

Explore the Microcosmos!
Learn how the new features of the WDXRF spectrometer S8 TIGER work and how it can help you solving today’s questions. Learn more about XRF technology and how it compares to other techniques.
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Jun 15, 2017

Latest advances in identifying mineral composition variation by the M4 TORNADO AMICS
Bruker’s new game changing M4 TORNADOAMICS spectrometer allows the creation of mineral maps from spatially resolved X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) signals. This enables a new way to discover minerals and investigate rocks samples in the decimeter to micrometer range, including drill cores and thin sections.
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Jun 1, 2017

Different Approaches to Bulk Quantification
In XRF there are different approaches to the quantification of spectra from bulk samples. Every quantification approach has specific strengths and weaknesses, but the M4 TORNADO’s “tool box” of suitable quantification methods provides you with appropriate options when it comes to quantification of non-ideal sample types.
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May 22, 2017

Launch S8 TIGER Series 2
Watch this webinar to find out about the newest technical innovations in Wavelengths Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence (WDXRF) analysis.
The all-new S8 TIGER Series features HighSense technology, XRF2 analysis as well as EZ Ergo.
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Apr 20, 2017

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Jan 18, 2017

Time for Change
Enhance Your Mining Process with Modern Analytical Production Control
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Dec 8, 2016

Rapid Analysis of Nutrients and Toxic Elements in Food and Beverages by TXRF
This webinar will illustrate the performance of the new, flexible multi-excitation TXRF spectrometer S4 TStar and its application to food samples and beverages. It will highlight the ease of sample preparation of liquid and solid samples avoiding laborious digestion procedures with hazardous chemicals. The detection of the toxic element arsenic in rice or lead in tea drinks, the quality control of nutrient elements in liquid nutritional products and the metal composition of plant material will be shown as application examples.
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Nov 3, 2016

Screening of Restricted Elements including Sample Thickness Correction with the M1 MISTRAL Micro-XRF Spectrometer
This webinar will discuss the benefits of Micro-XRF for the screening of restricted elements using the M1 MISTRAL Micro-XRF spectrometer. Designed for fast and cost-efficient operation, the M1 MISTRAL provides accurate information on the elemental composition of materials through contactless and non-destructive analysis. It allows screening of restricted elements (heavy elements), which can partly replace or limit the amount of more costly analysis methods such as ICP-MS. Virtually all kind of samples can be analyzed in this way, no matter the density.
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Sep 21, 2016

Rapid and cost-efficient analysis of pharmaceutical and clinical samples by TXRF
This webinar will demonstrate the performance of the new, flexible multi-excitation TXRF spectrometer S4 TStar and its application to pharmaceutical and clinical samples. It will highlight the monitoring of catalysts according to upcoming USP and EU Pharmacopeia regulations (USP 232, 233, ICH Q3D) and new procedures in clinical chemistry. You will learn about the preparation of pills, powders, blood and many other biological sample matrices without time-consuming digestion procedures.
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Aug 25, 2016

Strengths of the M4 TORNADO FP Quantification: Keeping Performance even with Primary Filtering - Focusing on Steel
This webinar will discuss the M4 Tornado’s powerful set of analytical tools for qualitative and quantitative analysis. While usually XRF quantification is a two-step process of deriving net peak intensities and from these calculating the sample composition, the quantification algorithm of the M4 Tornado integrates both steps. Strong peak overlaps and pronounced absorption effects are treated to the best of knowledge, providing more robust results.
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July 14, 2016

Spatially resolved crystal domain identification: Implementing Laue mapping technique on the M4 TORNADO spectrometer
In this webinar, we describe how the M4 TORNADO can be used to identify high and low angle grain boundaries as well as twin boundaries in crystalline materials. From polycrystalline silicon wafers to aluminum samples and welding joint, the method presented in this webinar allows obtain information on the crystals such as size and distribution.
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May 18, 2016

Trace elemental analysis of wastewater and sewage applying a new multi-excitation TXRF spectrometer
This webinar will demonstrate the performance of a new, flexible multi-excitation TXRF spectrometer and its application to industrial wastewater, sewage, mining waste and process runoff. It will highlight the ease of sample preparation of this analytical technique for routine lab analysis, industrial lab testing and environmental research institutions. You will learn about the preparation of slurries, suspensions and other multi-phase mixtures without any time-consuming digestion procedures.
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May 12, 2016

Spatially Resolved Layer Thickness Analysis of Thin Metal Coatings with Micro-XRF
This Webinar will discuss the creation of layer models in XMethod and the application of such analytical methods using the M4 TORNADO. The focus will be on metallic coatings on different substrates and for different applications such as Au/Pd/Ni on copper on a printed circuit board (PCB) and metallic coatings on glass. A comparison of results for calibration standards will be performed in order to demonstrate precision and reproducibility.
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May 4, 2016

Automated Analysis of Decorative and Functional Coatings with the M1 MISTRAL Micro-XRF Spectrometer
This webinar will discuss the measurements of coatings on electronic parts using the M1 MISTRAL Micro-XRF spectrometer. You will get to know how the new XSpect Pro software enables a straightforward, automated analysis along the sample stage for a wide range of coatings in the electronics, automotive and jewelry industry. You will see how the thickness of multilayers as well as their composition can be easily measured and statistically evaluated. You will also learn how regular point patterns can be programmed and, by use of reference points, transferred onto samples of the same structure.
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Feb 24, 2016

Elemental Analysis in Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials Fields with Micro-XRF
The M4 TORNADO provides a level of sensitivity to relatively light elements under ambient conditions and mapping resolution down to 10–20 µm, which is offering a huge potential in the tissue engineering and biomaterials field. Special guest of this one-hour webinar will be Dr. Richard L. Williams, University of Birmingham, UK. He is one of the first users utilising benchtop Micro-XRF to aid in understanding bone disease processes and to characterize biomaterial chemistry within hydrogels. The seminar will include examples of work across these fields along with tips on sample preparation.
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