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  • 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
  • Pittcon 2013®: Developments in Liquid Chromatography

    Pittcon 2013®: Developments in Liquid Chromatography

    Monday, May 13, 2013
    Technical Article
    Robert L. Stevenson
    The first commercial liquid chromatograph was probably an amino acid analyzer. These ion exchange chromatographs were so specialized that they had almost no impact on chemical analysis outside of ... 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
  • 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
  • New Products at Pittcon® 2011

    New Products at Pittcon® 2011

    Thursday, March 10, 2011
    Application Note
    Jeanely Hunt, MS, MBA
    The following includes some of the latest advances in laboratory instrumentation debuting at Pittcon® 2011. 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
  • Reintroducing Countercurrent Chromatography to the Chemist

    Reintroducing Countercurrent Chromatography to the Chemist

    Friday, October 24, 2008
    Application Note
    David Keay, Philip Wood
    Ever since chemists began using separating funnels to isolate compounds by partitioning, they have understood the potential benefits of liquid/liquid chromatography, known today as countercurrent ... read more
  • Performance Evaluation of an Integrated Analytical HPLC

    Performance Evaluation of an Integrated Analytical HPLC

    Thursday, July 10, 2008
    Application Note
    Glyn Russell, Phuong Truong, Lindsay Buck, Frankie Button
    As a routine analytical tool in the laboratory, there are many important performance requirements such as precision, reproducibility, and sensitivity for an analytical HPLC to achieve satisfactory use... read more
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