The LCGC Blog

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.
Apr 15, 2015
The LCGC Blog
What if we could make the troubleshooting poster on the laboratory wall come to life? What if we could build an engine which figured out the most likely causes of groups of symptoms and offer these up as a prioritised list for folks to work through and give them supporting information on each problem, why it occurred, how to fix it and, crucially, how to avoid it happening next time?
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.
Feb 17, 2015
There are often times in my work when I need to 'mess about' with column dimensions and particle morphologies. For 'mess about' read improve or transfer.
Feb 11, 2015
I have been at The University of Texas at Arlington for almost 10 years, and I have taught approximately seven different classes in my time here. Yet, the one that I have had the most opportunities to teach, and the most time to reform, is our junior/senior-level Instrumental Analysis (IA) course.
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