LCGC North America-05-01-2008

LCGC North America

This annual "GC Connections" installment reviews GC instrumentation and accessories shown at this year's Pittcon and also includes some products from Analytica in Munich.

LCGC North America
LC Troubleshooting

May 01, 2008

For this month's discussion, John Dolan shares some of the key resources that he recommends using when you have one of those "How do I?" questions.

LCGC North America
Market Profile

May 01, 2008

Lab Spray Dryers

LCGC North America
Validation Viewpoint

May 01, 2008

To obtain a better understanding of the challenges faced during method development and validation, the authors - in cooperation with LCGC - conducted a survey earlier this year. This column summarizes the results.

Scientists Jorn Chi Chung Yu, Garrett Lee Burleson, and colleagues in the Department of Forensic Science at Sam Houston State University in Texas have developed a new method for identifying gunshot residue without the presence of lead.

PerkinElmer (Waltham, Massachusetts) announced the "Ettre Award" to honor a young scientist in the field of gas chromatography.

This article demystifies the qualification procedures and proposes a well designed, easy and simple set of experiments upon which to establish internal standard operating proceduresfor the complete qualification of HPLC instruments.

The authors discuss a preparative process using the principles of countercurrent chromatography. This process is faster, capable of loadings from milligrams to hundreds of grams, and uses robust equipment.

Departments
LCGC North America

May 01, 2008

Thar Instruments (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) has expanded their European team by four new members since the company's acquisition of Berger SFC in 2007.