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  • Meeting the Challenge of Biological Changes Postsampling

    Meeting the Challenge of Biological Changes Postsampling

    Friday, May 16, 2014
    Application Note
    Marcus Söderquist
    Understanding the role of proteins, peptides, and their post-translational modifications, e.g., phosphorylations, in normal and diseased biological samples is crucial to elucidate in vivo biological ... read more
  • 45th Anniversary Webinar: The Evolution of Mass Spectrometry

    45th Anniversary Webinar: The Evolution of Mass Spectrometry

    Monday, October 14, 2013
    Application Note
    We recently commemorated the 45th Anniversary of American Laboratory by presenting a live webinar, “The Evolution of Mass Spectrometry—History and Advances over the Last 45 Years.” Topics included the... read more
  • The Story of MALS

    The Story of MALS

    Saturday, October 05, 2013
    Technical Article
    Philip J. Wyatt
    The concept of measuring light scattered from a solution at each of a plurality of angles simultaneously began in late 1976 in a very unlikely application. At that time, scientists from Science ... read more
  • A Sensitive and Selective GC/MS Method for Analyzing Persistent Organic Pollutants Using a Novel Ionization Source

    A Sensitive and Selective GC/MS Method for Analyzing Persistent Organic Pollutants Using a Novel ...

    Friday, October 04, 2013
    Application Note
    Jody Dunstan
    Charge transfer chemical ionization (CI) was among the ionization types studied decades ago by researchers investigating fundamental Characteristics of chemical ionization. However, the technique was ... read more
  • Advances in Mass Spectrometry at Pittcon® 2013

    Advances in Mass Spectrometry at Pittcon® 2013

    Friday, May 10, 2013
    Technical Article
    Brian D. Musselman
    This has been a busy year for mass spectrometry companies and with the Triennial International Conference on Mass Spectrometry occurring last fall. This year at Pittcon®, several new high-end mass ... read more
  • EAS 2012—Energizing Analytical Solutions

    EAS 2012—Energizing Analytical Solutions

    Monday, August 27, 2012
    Technical Article
    Cecil Dybowski
    Since its beginnings over half a century ago, the Eastern Analytical Symposium has been “the” place to become energized about the latest developments in analytical technology and methodology. read more
  • Focus on Separation Science at Pittcon® 2012: Advances in Gas Chromatography

    Focus on Separation Science at Pittcon® 2012: Advances in Gas Chromatography

    Monday, May 07, 2012
    Technical Article
    Robert L. Stevenson
    For gas chromatography (GC), the big news at Pittcon® 2012 was the absence of Agilent and PerkinElmer. This was a consequence of an overall downsizing caused by the “six-year effect” where the cycles ... read more
  • Food Safety Testing and New Technologies

    Food Safety Testing and New Technologies

    Friday, February 03, 2012
    Application Note
    Mukta M. Shukla
    Just as Alexander Fleming’s groundbreaking discoveries on penicillin ushered in a new era of antibacterial agents to extend human lifespans, it was the work of Louis Pasteur that helped introduce the ... read more
  • Focus on Columns and Consumables at Pittcon® 2011

    Focus on Columns and Consumables at Pittcon® 2011

    Tuesday, May 10, 2011
    Technical Article
    Robert L. Stevenson
    Columns, chemicals, and consumables (CCCs) account for more than 30% of the chromatography market. read more
  • Pittcon® 2011 Exposition: New Product Introductions in Optical Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry

    Pittcon® 2011 Exposition: New Product Introductions in Optical Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry

    Monday, May 09, 2011
    Technical Article
    George M. Frame II, Eileen M. Skelly Frame
    Of the 979 exhibitors at Pittcon® 2011, held March 13–18 in Atlanta, GA, 115 were first-time exhibitors, and more than 200 identified themselves as having something to do with spectroscopy, from ... read more
  • Effective UPLC Implementation

    Effective UPLC Implementation

    Wednesday, April 06, 2011
    Technical Article
    Mark Dawson
    As the science of HPLC has evolved over the years, we have witnessed many changes to HPLC chemistry and instrumentation. read more
  • A New-Generation Microwave Digestion System

    A New-Generation Microwave Digestion System

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Application Note
    Carl Chan
    Since the laboratory microwave digestion system first became commercially available in the 1980s, sample preparation has become mainstream, and the preparation of samples for atomic spectroscopy has ... read more
  • Characterization of Synthetic Block Copolymers by LC-MS

    Characterization of Synthetic Block Copolymers by LC-MS

    Monday, February 18, 2008
    Application Note
    Suze M. van Leeuwen, BoonHua Tan, Dirk W. Grijpma, Jan Feijen, Uwe Karst
    The basis for the physical properties of a (polymeric) material is found in its chemical composition. read more
  • The Nanoliter Syringes

    The Nanoliter Syringes

    Thursday, February 01, 2007
    Technical Article
    Andrew D. Sauter
    Following an informal collaboration with Affymax (Palo Alto, CA), Agilent Technologies (Palo Alto, CA), and Chem-Space Associates (Pittsburgh, PA), studying electrospray ionization 1 (ESI), the ... read more
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