LCGC North America May 2015

May 2015 | Volume 33, Issue 5
Peer-Reviewed Articles
A highly sensitive and selective mercuric oxide–based reduction gas detector was successfully used for parts-per-billion level gas chromatography (GC) determination of ethylene in various matrices such as in the monitoring of fruit ripening, ambient air, and industrial solvents.
Genotoxic impurities (GTIs) have gained considerable attention from health authorities as well as from the pharmaceutical industry in recent years.v
App of the Month
By LCGC Editors
The LC/GC Checker app is designed to provide four approaches to check an LC or GC instrument's performance.
Sample Prep Perspectives
As expected, the new products introduced in the past year in the area of chromatographic sample preparation, while somewhat limited, mirror the current development in the field.
GC Connections
In this installment, John Hinshaw reviews gas chromatography (GC) instruments, columns, and accessories that were newly on display at the Pittsburgh Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, during March 2015, or were introduced to the marketplace in the preceding year.
History of Chromatography
When Professor Georges Guiochon passed away last October, at the age of 83, the separation science community mourned the loss of one of the great pioneers of the field.
LC Troubleshooting
Recently, I received an inquiry from a reader regarding a problem he encountered with a routine liquid chromatography (LC) method in his clinical laboratory.
The Essentials
All sample preparation adds the potential for error to the analytical protocol, so choosing less-complicated techniques will help to reduce inherent error.
Chromatography Corner
By LCGC Editors
Joseph Jack Kirkland, considered by many to be one of fathers of high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), is the winner of LCGC's 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award.
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