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  • 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
  • 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 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
  • The Double Life of Structured Fluids

    The Double Life of Structured Fluids

    Sunday, August 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Neil Cunningham, Bob McGregor
    The products we stir, pump, spread, pour, and spray are usually thought of as liquids. Surprisingly, however, it can be demonstrated that they live a quiet double life as liquids when observed,but ... read more
  • Food Texture Analysis

    Food Texture Analysis

    Saturday, May 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Richard D. Brown
    Texture testing is a well-established technique for evaluating the mechanical and physical properties of raw ingredients, food structure, and designs, and for pre- and post-quality control checks. ... read more
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