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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
  • Ask the Expert: Using Rheology to Design Better Products—Yield Stress and How to Measure It

    Ask the Expert: Using Rheology to Design Better Products—Yield Stress and How to Measure It

    Tuesday, July 24, 2012
    Application Note
    John Duffy
    Successfully manipulating the rheology of a product during its development enables formulators to deliver desirable characteristics—the right feel and texture, great stability, and optimal usability ... 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
  • Small-Scale Vane Rheometry

    Small-Scale Vane Rheometry

    Tuesday, August 02, 2011
    Application Note
    David Moonay
    Vane rheometry continues to become more well-known and popular. 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
  • 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
  • Use of Rotational Vane Rheometry to Solve Practical Problems

    Use of Rotational Vane Rheometry to Solve Practical Problems

    Saturday, August 01, 2009
    Application Note
    David J. Moonay
    Rheology is the study of the deformation of matter. A common definition is that rheology is the study of flow. Viscometry, in particular, is the measurement of viscosity or the resistance to flow. ... read more
  • Redefining the Rheometer

    Redefining the Rheometer

    Monday, October 27, 2008
    Application Note
    Steve Carrington
    The way in which materials flow or deform when a force is applied can have a direct impact on product performance. read more
  • Measuring Yield Stress

    Measuring Yield Stress

    Thursday, November 01, 2007
    Technical Article
    Richard Buscall, Adrian Hill
    Various materials, typically gels or dispersions with a high concentration of suspended particles, can behave either as elastic solids or as liquids, depending on the degree of force or stress to ... read more
  • Flow Characterization: Selecting Appropriate Technology

    Flow Characterization: Selecting Appropriate Technology

    Tuesday, November 01, 2005
    Application Note
    Steve Carrington, Joanne Langridge
    It is well known that measuring the rheological properties of materials contributes to the development of better products and helps predict end-use performance as well as the physical properties of a... read more
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