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  • Sample Processing at Pittcon® 2014

    Sample Processing at Pittcon® 2014

    Tuesday, May 06, 2014
    Application Note
    Robert L. Stevenson, Ph.D.
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Advantages of In-House Generation of Nitrogen for HPLC With Evaporative Light Scattering Detection

    Advantages of In-House Generation of Nitrogen for HPLC With Evaporative Light Scattering Detection

    Friday, January 01, 2010
    Technical Article
    Peter Froehlich, Corky Belobraydich
    Evaporative light scattering detection (ELSD) is a universal detection technique for HPLC that provides a number of distinct advantages over other commonly employed detection methods such as UV-VIS ... read more
  • Confidence Up Close

    Confidence Up Close

    Friday, January 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Aubrey Lambert
    The combined pressures of continuing miniaturization, higher packing densities, and rigorous quality assurance means that the physical size of particles capable of adversely affecting industrial ... read more
  • Integrating Informatics and High-Content Screening to Find a Cure for Spinal Cord Injury: Selecting a LIMS for CNS Regeneration

    Integrating Informatics and High-Content Screening to Find a Cure for Spinal Cord Injury: Selecting ...

    Friday, January 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Vance Lemmon, William Buchser, Don Crossett
    The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, part of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, includes a laboratory devoted to high-content screening (HCS) of neurons. The laboratory is run by Vance... read more
  • Direct Determination of Trace Elements in Solid Samples by DC Arc With Emphasis on the Analysis of High-Purity Copper

    Direct Determination of Trace Elements in Solid Samples by DC Arc With Emphasis on the Analysis of ...

    Friday, January 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Maura Mahar, Garry Kunselman, Peter Brown, Paul Dalager, Peter Perzl
    Fast, direct, quantitative elemental analyses of solids that are difficult to digest are hallmarks of the DC Arc technique. The earliest DC Arc instruments relied on photographic plate detectors. ... read more
  • Hyphenation: The Next Step in Thermal Analysis

    Hyphenation: The Next Step in Thermal Analysis

    Friday, January 01, 2010
    Technical Article
    Kevin P. Menard, Richard Spragg, Greg Johnson, Craig Sellman
    Thermal analysis, like most mature technologies, sees mostly incremental increases in its capabilities, such as the introduction of modulated temperature techniques in the early 1990s or the ... read more
  • Thermosets: How to Avoid Incomplete Curing

    Thermosets: How to Avoid Incomplete Curing

    Friday, January 01, 2010
    Technical Article
    Steve Sauerbrunn, Rudolf Riesen
    Oligomers and monomers that react and polymerize to form a rigid network with elevated temperatures are called thermosets. Thermosetting oligomers have been used for several decades to produce ... read more
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