Portable X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometer

The Bruker Tracer III SD pXRF Spectrometer allows the determination of element composition of materials Aluminum and heavier on the periodic table. It is used by students in the CHEM110 lab and in research in the Departments of Chemistry, Geology, and Archeology, as well as in the study of materials from the University Collections of Art and History. It has also been used in collaboration with several museums.