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  • Sample Processing at Pittcon® 2014

    Sample Processing at Pittcon® 2014

    Tuesday, May 06, 2014
    Application Note
    Robert L. Stevenson
    The tenfold increase in speed for the analytics (GC, HPLC, and SFC [supercritical fluid chromatography], all with MS) over the last decade has shifted the choke point in many workflows from analytics ... read more
  • How Solid-Phase Extraction Affects Challenges in Bioanalysis

    How Solid-Phase Extraction Affects Challenges in Bioanalysis

    Wednesday, February 05, 2014
    Application Note
    Mike Oliver, Tim Liddicoat, Ken Meadows
    Modern bioanalytical laboratories are tasked with providing high-quality analytical results from complex biological samples in a high-throughput environment. These needs have to be balanced with the ... read more
  • Advances in Gas Chromatography Instrumentation at Pittcon® 2013

    Advances in Gas Chromatography Instrumentation at Pittcon® 2013

    Friday, May 10, 2013
    Technical Article
    Robert L. Stevenson
    The buzzwords for Pittcon® 2013 in gas chromatography instrumentation were “smaller,” “portable,” and “helium.” Despite the fact that some of the major vendors did not exhibit, others were on hand ... 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
  • Product Intelligence: Solid Phase Extraction Systems

    Product Intelligence: Solid Phase Extraction Systems

    Monday, February 25, 2013
    Technical Article
    Solid phase extraction, or SPE, is used to isolate pollutants in water and pesticides in food, isolate drugs in blood and tissue samples, and separate proteins from a mixture, among other applications... read more
  • Person-Portable GC-MS for Rapid On-Site Environmental Screening of Contaminants in Drinking Water

    Person-Portable GC-MS for Rapid On-Site Environmental Screening of Contaminants in Drinking Water

    Tuesday, July 31, 2012
    Application Note
    Tiffany C. Wirth, Jakob B. Later, Joseph L. Oliphant, Edgar D. Lee, Douglas W. Later
    Trihalomethanes (THMs) are formed when chlorine and other disinfectants are used to clean drinking water. At certain concentrations they are considered an environmental pollutant and are carcinogenic.... 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
  • Optimizing HPLC Sample Preparation

    Optimizing HPLC Sample Preparation

    Monday, February 06, 2012
    Technical Article
    Caitlin Smith
    Sample preparation is an important component for analysis in high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)/ultra high-performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC). This article outlines commonly used ... read more
  • Optimizing Value With New Lab Technology

    Optimizing Value With New Lab Technology

    Tuesday, January 10, 2012
    Application Note
    Robert L. Stevenson
    The upcoming year promises to be busy and exciting for early adopters of laboratory technology. read more
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