LCGC Blog

Jul 07, 2015
The Column
LCGC Blogger Tony Taylor presents his eight steps for improving your solid-phase extraction (SPE) results.
Jul 07, 2015
E-Separation Solutions
If you use SPE in your work, then most likely it’s very important to the success of your applications, and its proper implementation will be key to the performance of your analyses. In an effort to help you develop a better understanding of the technique, LCGC blogger Tony Taylor offers eight steps to solid-phase extraction success.
Jun 15, 2015
Once you have mastered the terminology and symbology the actual mathematics for the models and approaches used at the level which is useful to practicing analytical chemists is really very straightforward indeed.
Jun 08, 2015
For the analytical community, method validation in some form or another is a natural extension of best practice in the analytical laboratory. However, the notion of method validation, and many aspects of detailed forensics analysis, are not well understood by most lawyers and judges.
May 12, 2015
E-Separation Solutions
While some of the relationships between parameters in gradient HPLC are complex, others are reasonably straightforward. Here, Tony Taylor explains, through an example, how adjusting the flow rate can improve resolution between critical peak pairs.
May 12, 2015
E-Separation Solutions
Now that I have been at UT Arlington for 10 years, I have had many opportunities to refine my own approaches to teaching, in hopes that the learning curve to achieve meaningful learning for students is not as steep as the one I had to manage.
May 01, 2015
LCGC North America
All sample preparation adds the potential for error to the analytical protocol, so choosing less-complicated techniques will help to reduce inherent error.
Apr 09, 2015
CLEAR is an endeavor to create a consortium of experts interested in building and propagating activities related to the assessment of the potential impact of industrial activities on the environment, as well as the creation of new solutions to mitigate problems associated with these activities.
Mar 19, 2015
There are many aspects of analytical science which abound with myth and legend – but gas chromatography – mass spectrometry (GC-MS), and more specifically the electron ionization (EI) process, stands out as the technique which has given rise to the largest number of ‘urban myths’ and misunderstandings.
Mar 04, 2015
In this blog installment, I would like to share a little advice with those of you who are attending your first major conference.
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