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XRF Webinar Archive

Below you will find XRF webinars that took place in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.

2015

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Dec 08, 2015

Elemental Analysis in Forensics with Micro X-ray Fluorescence
In this webinar, Mike Beauchaine will discuss Bruker’s M4 TORNADO high-performance Micro-XRF spectrometer. Mike will begin with an explanation of the M4 TORNADO and the physical principles including polycapillary optics, position tagged spectroscopy, spatial resolution and quantification. Mike will also discuss a variety of applications within forensics where the M4 TORNADO is commonly used. This includes gun shot residue, paint chips, glass fragments and origin identification, counterfeit samples, and the identification of small particles. Join us for this complimentary 30-minute webinar with a live 15-minute Q&A session to follow the live webinar.
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Nov 05, 2015

How to Boost Cost Efficiency and Analytical Quality with XRF in Your Petrochemical Lab
Discover how your petrochemical lab can benefit from a WDXRF instrument for elemental analysis applications such as ASTM D6443 (additives in lubricants), ASTM D2622 (sulfur in automotive fuels) and the analysis of wear metals in oils. You'll see how WDXRF's low cost of ownership, high accuracy, simple sample prep and ease of use provide cost efficiency in monitoring oil production processes.
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Jun 10, 2015

Light Element Analysis with Modern EDXRF Spectrometers
In this webinar, Frank Portala and Jan Stelling will explain the advantages and benefits of modern EDXRF instrumentation for light element analysis. Analytical data will be shown for the analysis of F in phosphate rocks, Na in cement samples and Mg in feed materials. The high degree of accuracy and precision achieved by the S2 PUMA demonstrates the suitability of the instrument for the analysis of the discussed materials. The webinar also includes a general introduction into EDXRF analysis and required sample preparation for these materials. Join us for this complimentary 45-minute webinar with a live Q&A session to follow.
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May 21, 2015

Light Element Analysis with Modern EDXRF Spectrometers
In this webinar, Frank Portala and Dan Pecard will explain the advantages and benefits of modern EDXRF instrumentation for light element analysis. Analytical data will be shown for the analysis of F in phosphate rocks, Na in cement samples and Mg in feed materials. The high degree of accuracy and precision achieved by the S2 PUMA demonstrates the suitability of the instrument for the analysis of the discussed materials. The webinar also includes a general introduction into EDXRF analysis and required sample preparation for these materials. Join us for this complimentary 45-minute webinar with a live Q&A session to follow.
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Apr 8, 2015

Trace Elemental Analysis of Challenging Samples in the Mining & Resource Industry
Total reflection X-ray fluorescence (TXRF) spectrometry can be the ideal tool for (trace) elemental analysis in the mining and resources industries. Learn more about the analysis of mining effluents and Benfield solutions with TXRF in this 50-minute webinar.
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Feb 12, 2015


Forensics Analysis with Micro X-ray Fluorescence
In this webinar, we will discuss Bruker’s M4 TORNADO high-performance Micro-XRF spectrometer. We will begin with an explanation of the M4 TORNADO and the physical principles including polycapillary optics, position tagged spectroscopy, spatial resolution and quantification. Then we will discuss a variety of applications within forensics where the M4 TORNADO is commonly used. This includes Gun Shot Residue, paint chips, glass fragments and origin identification, counterfeit banknotes, and the identification of small particles.
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Jan 29, 2015

How to Increase Productivity in Mining with modern XRF Analysis
Process and grade control of mined materials has become a challenging task in mining operations today. Low grade ores with frequent changes in mineralogy are the future materials source for the metal industry, but setting up and maintaining analytical strategies in the mining lab is becoming more difficult. Further, new environmental regulations are enforcing control of hazardous elements in final products. The implementation of analytical process control in the mine is therefore vital for ensuring cost-efficiency and productivity.
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Jan 22, 2015

Analyze THIS: Shale Based Hydrocarbon Deposits
In this 45-minute webinar, we will discuss how XRF and XRD analytical techniques play an important role in the exploration and production of hydrocarbons. The recent resurgence of the US as a major producer, heralded as the “shale gas revolution,” indirectly led to the record-setting low oil prices we enjoy today. The complex tight resource “plays”, also known as shale gas deposits, for the rest of us require not only new advanced engineering but also new analytical approaches. A live-audience Q&A session will follow the presentation.
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2014

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Nov 6, 2014

The Economical Way to Analzye Lubricating Oils
In this 45-minute interactive webinar, we show real-world lubricant analysis examples to demonstrate how Bruker's low-cost S8 TIGER ECO spectrometer delivers the results you need, and saves you money at the same time. You'll learn tips and hints for establishing and practicing good quality control in your lab from Arkady Buman and Kai Behrens. A live-audience Q&A session will follow the presentation.
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Oct 9, 2014

Elemental Bio-Imaging by Means of Tabletop Micro-XRF
Micro-XRF spectrometry is a well-established method for the non-destructive elemental analysis of inhomogeneous material. Its full potential for the analysis of biological samples, however, is just starting to be utilized. This 1 hour webinar will introduce the M4 TORNADO X-ray fluorescence (XRF) scanner and its applications in this field.
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Aug 19, 2014

There's Still Plenty of Room at the Bottom:
Micro X-ray Metrology Solutions
This 45-minute webinar will explore several case studies using Micro XRD (D8 DISCOVER)and Micro XRF (M4 TORNADO). Jon Giencke, Applications Scientist-XRD, and Mike Beauchaine, Business Development Manager XRFi – Americas, will discuss the benefits of combining these analytical techniques to understand materials on the microscopic scale.
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May 22, 2014

Slag Analysis by
X-ray Fluorescence
Spectrometry
This 45-minute webinar will discuss the different ways of preparing slag samples, how to properly set up your XRF spectrometer for calibration, and also go into details on what type of XRF instrument is required for your application (Energy Dispersive or Wavelength Dispersive Spectrometer). Join Matt Arias and Dan Pecard, our slag expert, for this thrilling presentation on analyzing slags.
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May 14, 2014

Elemental Analysis
without Time-Consuming
Sample Digestion
This 45-minute webinar explains how energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometry (EDXRF) replaces time-consuming, conventional wet-chemistry analysis in the mining and mineral industry. The webinar begins with a basic introduction into EDXRF and explains the advantages and benefits of XRF elemental analysis for this industry. Further on detailed analysis data are shown for geological applications of feldspars, gypsum and carbonate rocks, iron ores and phosphate rocks. The high degree of accuracy and precision achieved by the instrument discussed demonstrate the suitability for monitoring the chemical composition of the different materials..
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Apr 30, 2014

Non-destructive Analysis of Historical Paintings with Spatially Resolved XRF
Using spatially resolved XRF for the non-destructive analysis of paintings provides a wealth of information. This makes the method most valuable for the understanding of artistic processes, painting authentication and conservation of paintings. This webinar will introduce the M6 JETSTREAM X-ray fluorescence (XRF) scanner and its applications in this field.
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Apr 3, 2014

Improving the Bottom Line in Mining with
X-ray Analysis
In this one-hour educational webinar, Bruker technical experts will present the latest in XRF and XRD analytical methods and instrumentation for industrial mining and minerals applications. Panelists Arkady Buman, Kai Behrens and Brian Jones will show the power of combining XRD with XRF to enhance hydro- and pyro-metallurgical mining steps in order to increase the output of high-grade ore.
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Mar 13, 2014

A Double Dose: Combining XRD and TXRF for Analysis of Pharmaceutical Materials
X-ray diffraction and total reflection X-ray fluorescence are two powerful, non-destructive techniques used in pharmaceutical analysis. When combined, these complementary methods provide a wealth of structural and compositional information. This 45-minute webinar will explore case studies using the D2 PHASER and S2 PICOFOX benchtop instruments.
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2013

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Dec 10, 2013

TXRF for Trace Element Analysis in Clinical Chemistry, Metallomics, and Cancer Research
This 35-minute webinar is for scientists in clinical chemistry, metallomics, and cancer research who need accurate analysis of trace metals in biological-based samples. Join Mike Beauchaine as he discusses the preparation, results, and level of detection on a variety of biological materials, including tissues, bodily fluids, cell media, and hair using Bruker’s benchtop TXRF S2 PICOFOX.
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Nov 15, 2013

Frontiers in
Pharmaceutical
X-ray Analysis (FPXA) 2013
This 1-day seminar/webinar will highlight the latest frontiers in the application of X-ray techniques, such as powder X-ray diffraction (PXRD) and total reflection X-ray fluorescence (TXRF), to drug discovery, development and quality control. Experts from industry and academia will share their firsthand knowledge and experience in the latest technological advances and methods.
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Nov 12, 2013

Testing for Compliance with the New Safe Drinking Water Act for 2014
A new EPA regulation, the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) of 2014, is set to take effect in the US on Jan 4, 2014. It will require everyone in the plumbing supply chain to test and certify that they have not introduced into commerce any lead-contaminated fittings that are wetted by drinking water. This 1-hour webinar will show you how to comply with the new SDWA standards, as well as NSF/ANSI 372.
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Nov 05, 2013

How to Boost Cost Efficiency and Analytical Quality with XRF in Your Petrochemical Lab
Discover how your petrochemical lab can benefit from a WDXRF instrument for elemental analysis applications such as ASTM D6443 (additives in lubricants), ASTM D2622 (sulfur in automotive fuels) and the analysis of wear metals in oils. You'll see how WDXRF's low cost of ownership, high accuracy, simple sample prep and ease of use provide cost efficiency in monitoring oil production processes.
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Aug 27, 2013

Complete Automated Analysis of Slag and Steel Samples by XRF and OES
View this 1-hour webinar to learn about a totally automated process- and quality-control solution for steel production. The presenters show how integration between sample preparation, handling, OES and XRF spectrometers not only allows unattended operation, but lowers costs and provides more accurate, reproducible analytical results.
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May 7, 2013

How to Increase Productivity in Mining with Automated Simultaneous XRF Analysis
Watch this 1-hour educational webinar to learn how automated, simultaneous, wavelength-dispersive XRF instruments like the S8 DRAGON help mining operations achieve higher productivity and efficiency. Arkady Buman and Dr. Kai Behrens demonstrate S8 DRAGON capabilities using iron and copper ore examples.
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Apr 16, 2013

Forensics Analysis with
X-ray Diffraction and
X-ray Fluorescence
Join Bruker scientists Nathan Henderson and Michael Beauchaine in this 1-hour webinar as they discuss XRD, TXRF and micro-XRF applications relating to forensics analysis: gunshot residue, toxicology, paint chips and origin determination, pharmaceuticals, fraudulent gemstones and banknotes, and identification of small particles.
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Mar 7, 2013

Why Teach TXRF: Trace Elemental Analysis in the University Laboratory
During this 45-minute webinar, the use of TXRF in education is presented, along with examples on how academic research laboratories are utilizing TXRF technology. Presenters Kristin Odegaard and Mike Beauchaine highlight the many advantages of the S2 PICOFOX for teaching and learning.
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Mar 5, 2013

XRF Analysis of Polymers
This one-hour webinar explains how XRF analysis can be integrated into the quality control procedures in your polymer production facility to help ensure the best polymer quality. Real-world examples show that, with fast sample preparation, XRF can supply you with critical information about catalyst residues, hazardous elements, and additive concentrations in polymers.
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Feb 21, 2013

Are You Making the Grade? Hedging the Risk with Handheld XRF
Positive Material Identification (PMI) is important to those operating refineries, boilers, and operations involving hazardous chemicals. With a more global supply chain, you need to be sure to receive, and use, the right material. Risk mitigation is the key and part of your quality management. In this 1-hour webinar, learn how handheld XRF analyzers can help you minimize risk and stay compliant.
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Feb 12, 2013

Going for the Gold: Authentification of Coins and Precious Metals
From coins to jewelry, handheld XRF is the tool to help you establish the real value of your precious metal articles, and even discover fakes and frauds. View this 1-hour webinar to learn how handheld XRF can quickly determine elemental content in objects made of gold, silver and other precious metals.
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2012

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Nov 20, 2012

TXRF for Trace Element Analysis of Air, Land and Water
This one-hour live webinar demonstrates the capabilities of TXRF for trace element analysis of air (aerosol and filters), land (soils and sediments), and water (fresh and effluents). Learn about level of detection, ease-of-use, regulated analysis, and advantages of TXRF in various, everyday environmental applications.
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Nov 15, 2012

Creating Value in Mining
– How XRF Delivers Accuracy and Precision in Daily Routine
Simultaneous wavelength dispersive XRF instruments are delivering accuracy and precision in the shortest possible measurement times to the process and grade control of mined materials. Attend this one-hour webcast to learn application examples and best analytical strategies.
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Oct 25, 2012

WDXRF for Petrochemical Analysis: More Than a
One-Trick Pony
Join Bruker in this one-hour webinar to learn the testing requirements, future demands, and many applications of WDXRF to the analysis of low sulfur in fuels, as well as elemental analysis of other refinery products. Panelists Arkady Buman, Kai Behrens and Dan Pecard will discuss how WDXRF can increase the profitability of refinery operations.
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Oct 25, 2012

Combining Measurement Methods: The Benefit of Fast Analytical Instruments
The ultimate goal of every analyst is to get “the most” out of a sample. This webinar discusses the advantages and limitations of combining 3D µ-XRF with 3D EDS, EBSD, 3D Micro-CT and LA-ICP-MS to analyze a single sample and to investigate as many aspects as possible.
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Aug 21, 2012

TXRF for Trace Element Analysis of Pharmaceuticals – Catalysts, Authenticity
and Trace Metal QA/QC


Whether you are interested in eliminating complex sample preparation, low operation and maintenance costs, or the TXRF analytical technique, this webinar will help you understand the capabilities of the S2 PICOFOX for trace elemental analysis in a range of pharmaceutical applications.
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Aug 15, 2012

Analyze This! Limestone and Concrete with Benchtop and Handheld XRF
This one-hour webinar covers the challenges encountered with the analysis of limestone and concrete products using EDXRF. Join Bruker Elemental panelists Alexander Seyfarth, Michelle Cameron and Daniel Pecard to see how to achieve analytical performance with benchtop and handheld XRF instruments.
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Apr 26, 2012

Análisis de Trazas en Aguas Residuales Industriales y de Alcantarillado con TXRF
Este webinario de una hora de duración mostrará las posibilidades que ofrece la técnica TXRF para el análisis de trazas en aguas residuales industriales, alcantarillado, residuos de minería y desechos de producción. También destacará la simplicidad de la preparación de muestras para esta técnica analítica.
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Apr 18, 2012

EDX vs WDX:
Head to Head


Wavelength-dispersive (WDX) and energy-dispersive (EDX) XRF techniques each offer their own advantages and drawbacks. WHAT does each deliver, WHICH approach is best for your application, and HOW MUCH does it cost to run? Find out in this 1-hour webinar as Bruker XRF Applications Scientists debate the pros of cons of EDX versus WDX.
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Mar 7, 2012

The Benefits of TXRF for Education and University Research
View this webinar for an overview of the ease of use and suitability of TXRF for student teaching and learning. It covers the preparation of liquid, suspension and solid samples, and shows applications of trace element analysis in the areas of analytical chemistry, pharmacology, biomedicine, nanoparticles and environmental science.
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2011

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Dec 15, 2011

S2 RANGER LE: Analysis of Light Elements in Cement, Slag and Feldspar
This half-hour webinar discusses the energy-dispersive XRF (EDXRF) benchtop instrument, the S2 RANGER LE. Through cement, slag and feldspar analysis examples, Arkady Buman demonstrates the S2 RANGER LE's excellent sensitivity and resolution for the light elements F - Cl.
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Jun 22, 2011

Micro-XRF – Fast and Sensitive Spatially Resolved Elemental Analysis
This webinar introduces Bruker’s M4 TORNADO and its applications. The M4 TORNADO Micro-XRF spectrometer features the latest technology for fast, highly sensitive and nondestructive elemental analysis.
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May 18, 2011

Rare Earth Element Prospecting and Production
Learn how "Indiana Jones" analytical X-ray methods give you the elemental and mineralogical composition information you need in the quest, extraction, recovery and processing of rare earth elements (REEs).
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Mar 29, 2011

Metallomics, Toxicology, and Trace Elemental Analysis – Use of TXRF for Clinical Applications
This 45-minute webinar focuses on the use of TXRF in clinical applications for trace elemental analysis, including metallomics, toxicology and forensic science.
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Feb 23, 2011

Trace Element Analysis of Industrial Wastewater and Sewage with TXRF
This one-hour webinar will demonstrate the capabilities of TXRF for trace element analysis of industrial wastewater, sewage, mining waste and process runoff.
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Feb 23, 2011

Schnelle Analyse von Spurenelementen in industriellen Proben und Abwässern
mittels TXRF
Dieses einstündige Online Seminar zeigt die Möglichkeiten der Totalreflexions-Röntgenfluoreszenz (TXRF) Spektrometrie für die Spurenelementanalyse von industriellen Abwässern, Sickerwässern und Abflüssen aus Produktionsprozessen.
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2010

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Dec 13, 2010

Trace Element Analysis of Industrial Wastewater and Sewage with TXRF and ICP-MS
Join Mike Beauchaine and Andrew Toms as they present the capabilities of TXRF and ICP-MS for trace element analysis of wastewater. Learn about the combined advantages of the two techniques for routine, industrial and mobile lab testing.
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Sep 28, 2010

Industrial Minerals:
EDXRF for Direct Analysis without Digestion
This webinar highlights the capabilities, limitations and advances of benchtop and handheld EDXRF for use on minerals, such as limestone, feldspars, and sand.
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Apr 15, 2010

From Lab to Field:
Why Teaching XRF Matters
Learn why and how to teach XRF to students, lab and field applications of XRF instruments, and how to make student learning of scientific concepts both interesting and relevant.
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