LCGC North America-08-01-2009

LCGC North America
From the Editor

August 01, 2009

By now, a reader would have to be living in a log cabin without electricity to be unaware of the acetonitrile shortage currently gripping the chromatography market. The causes, effects, and possible solutions have been documented thoroughly in the pages of LCGC and other industry journals, to the point where the basic facts are common knowledge: the shortage began with (among other factors) the depression of the automobile industry and the consequent reduced production levels. With ACN being a byproduct of this process, its production was reduced as well.

LCGC North America

Columnist Michael Balogh looks back on a 1997 LCGC article he wrote, and examines how many technological advances the field of MS has witnessed in the decade since.

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August 01, 2009

Short Courses

Guest columnists explore how ionic liquids can be tweaked to mimic the popular stationary phases of today.

LCGC North America
LC Troubleshooting

August 01, 2009

Remember the Rule of One - change just one thing at a time

This article facilitates the selection of various perfluorocarboxylic acids as ion-pair reagents in LC.

Through a Q & A format, this article illustrates some of the uses of CE in this area.

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August 01, 2009

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