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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
  • 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, Ph.D.
    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, Ph.D.
    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
  • 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
  • Plate Washing in 1536: Evaluation of a Double-Column Aspirator Head

    Plate Washing in 1536: Evaluation of a Double-Column Aspirator Head

    Thursday, October 22, 2009
    Application Note
    Michelle Batchlett, Jason Cassaday, Carissa Ohart, Kurtis Berry, Oleg Kornienko, Jim Chang
    Plate assays (1536-well) that require washing (i.e., enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays [ELISAs] and cell-based), are not routinely implemented in high-throughput screening laboratories due to the ... read more
  • Minimizing Liquid Delivery Risk: Operators as Sources of Error

    Minimizing Liquid Delivery Risk: Operators as Sources of Error

    Saturday, September 01, 2007
    Technical Article
    Wendy Vaccaro
    This is the third in a series of articles entitled “Minimizing Liquid Delivery Risk,” addressing the most common causes of liquid delivery error and providing guidance on how to address and overcome ... read more
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