Special Issues-10-01-2012

How ethylene-bridged hybrid inorganic-organic (BEH) particles are prepared, and how their special quallities can be used to improve separations.

Some of the newer hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography (HILIC) columns are reviewed, and experiments performed to categorize columns for optimized performance.

An update on some of the latest chiral stationary phases and their use in various separation modes.

A brief review of the physicochmical properties of core-shell particles and their chromatographic efficiencies compared with those of sub-2-?m fully porous particles.

Special Issues

A discussion of new column packing materials– including sub-2-?m particles, superficially porous particles and second-generation monoliths– and their impact on instrumentation and laboratory productivity.