Pittcon 2009- Day 3

March 11, 2009

E-Separation Solutions

LCGC's coverage of Pittcon 2009, day three, from Chicago.

March 11 — Chicago, Illinois — We build up to Pittcon for months in advance, scheduling appointments, scripting presentations, and choosing the right pair (or pairs) of shoes - and then before you know it, here we are at the end of the week. Certainly many attendees will be walking the floor tomorrow and many others will be here Friday and beyond. But for a good number of attendees, the exodus out of Chicago begins today and tonight.

March 11 — Chicago, Illinois — Well-known LCGC Columnists John Dolan and John Hinshaw provide their list of recommended sessions.

John Dolan's Recommendations:

John Hinshaw's Recommendations:

March 11 — Chicago, Illinois — John Dolan’s recommendation for Session 1120, “HILIC- Fundamentals and New Applications,” was presided over by Olujide T. Akinbo of Butler University. The session focused on innovations and breakthroughs in HILIC.

March 11 — Chicago, Illinois — A poster session focusing on gas chromatography (GC) and the environment was held on Tuesday afternoon of Pittcon 2009 in Chicago.

March 11 — Chicago, Illinois — The 2008 Analytical Chemistry Award for Young Investigators in Separation Science will be presented to Nelson Torto at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 11 in Room S401A of McCormick Place.

March 11 — Chicago, Illinois — On Wednesday afternoon, March 11, 2009, the 2009 Coblentz Society’s Williams–Wright Award will be presented to Spectroscopy contributing editor Jerome Workman, Jr. for his work on molecular spectroscopy, including near-infrared, infrared, UV-vis, process analysis, and chemometrics.

LCGC is pleased to present CHROMacademy – a program of interactive learning topics from EARL – the electronic analytical reference library (Crawford Scientific UK).

Test your knowledge and skills in HPLC Autosamplers. This free module offers a practical introduction to the principles of autosampler function, use and troubleshooting, as well as a full multimedia description of how autosamplers function in step-by-step guides. From pull-to-fill to integral loop designs, this unit gives critical insight into how these devices function in order to introduce our sample plug into the eluent flow as efficiently as possible. Critical topics such as carryover are discussed as well as in-depth treatment of the effects of sample volume and autosampler design on peak shape and efficiency. Learn how a Rheodyne valve functions and what to look out for when autosamplers go wrong!

Learn More about our pilot program with CHROMacademy and view upcoming free modules.

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