WDXRF Training (USA)

    X-ray fluorescence software and applications training

    Course outline

    • Principles and theory of XRF spectrometry
      • X-ray excitation and fundamental properties
      • XRF spectral characteristics
      • Basics on absorption and enhancement effects
      • Excitation, diffraction, detection, pulse height discrimination
      • Spectrometer components, functions, and features
    • Instrument operation and maintenance
      • Routine inspection
      • Spectrometer status tools
      • Safety
      • Guidance from Rigaku's maintenance team
      • Hands-on instrument demonstration
      • Q&A
    • Sample preparation techniques
      • Lab demonstration
      • Common errors
    • Qualitative analysis methods
      • Application templates and parameters
      • Qualitative measuring conditions
      • Data collection strategies
    • Semi-quantitative calculation methods
      • Qualitative data handling tools
      • Approaches to refining SQX results
    • Quantitative analysis methods
      • Application development techniques
      • Measurement optimization for emission lines
      • Calibration methods
      • Overlap and matrix corrections
      • Drift and check samples
    • Selected advanced topics for applications development and ZSX software tools
      • Analysis strategies for additional materials
      • Advanced features and methods

    Hands-on Rigaku ZSX software practice throughout the course

    • Learn with preloaded applications
    • Develop/troubleshoot applications
    • Data processing practice
    • Utilities and additional features

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    Note: If you are looking for training on the NEX line of EDXRF analyzers, please contact info@RigakuEDXRF.com