An Improved Analytical Temperature-Rising Elution Fractionation System for Automated Analysis of Polyethylenes

January 1, 2004
Alain M. Jonas

Catholic University of Louvain, Unite de Physique et de Chimie des Hauts Polymeres, Batiment Boltzmann, Place Croix du Sud, 1, B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

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Adrian G. Boborodea

Catholic University of Louvain, Unite de Physique et de Chimie des Hauts Polymeres, Batiment Boltzmann, Place Croix du Sud, 1, B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium and Polytechnical University of Bucharest, department of Polymer Physics, 149 Calea Victoriei, Sector 1, bucharest, Romania.

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Daniel Daoust

Catholic University of Louvain, Unite de Physique et de Chimie des Hauts Polymeres, Batiment Boltzmann, Place Croix du Sud, 1, B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

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Christian Bailly

Catholic University of Louvain, Unite de Physique et de Chimie des Hauts Polymeres, Batiment Boltzmann, Place Croix du Sud, 1, B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

LCGC North America

Volume 22, Issue 1

The authors describe a system for automated analytical temperature-rising elution fractionation that uses the built-in differential refractometer of a commercial gel-permeation chromatography instrument and a stop-flow method for sample crystallization.