The Column-03-06-2019

Click the title above to open The Column March 2019 North American issue, Volume 15, Number 3, in an interactive PDF format.

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March 06, 2019

Click the title above to open The Column March 2019 Europe & Asia issue, Volume 15, Number 3, in an interactive PDF format.

This article describes how to prevent the loss of sample analytes by understanding the factors responsible for poor recoveries.

In the early days of dioxin analysis, applied methods were laboratory- and time-consuming. Only GC–HRMS, which is complicated, was used. Nowadays, GC–MS/MS is suitable for control proposes. Using GC–MS/MS means that solvent consumption for sample preparation can be reduced by a factor of 10 and the purity of the obtained fraction can be enhanced, indicating that GC–MS/MS is appropriate for dioxin analysis.

Agilent Technologies has awarded Paul Bonnington and Kimbal Marriott an Agilent Thought Leader Award in support of their innovative research into data analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and information visualization.

Researchers from the Medical University of Lublin, Poland, have investigated the presence of KYNA in alcoholic beverages and the significance of its presence using HPLC.

Researchers from the University of Washington, USA, have developed an ultrafast separation using pulse flow valve modulation to enable high peak capacity in GC×GC and GC×GC×GC.

News
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March 06, 2019

Knauer has been ranked as one of the top employers in Germany for 2019, according to a study by 3.works GmbH, a Düsseldorf-based employment research institute.

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The Column spoke to Jane Hill from Dartmouth College, USA, about her group’s development of a breath analysis method for tuberculosis diagnosis using multidimensional GC×GC–TOF-MS.

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Features

March 01, 2019

Pittcon celebrates its 70th year with thousands of chromatographers from around the globe and a range of industries taking over the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, from 17–21 March 2019 for a week of education, research, instrumentation, and networking.