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  • Pittcon 2013®: Developments in Liquid Chromatography

    Pittcon 2013®: Developments in Liquid Chromatography

    Monday, May 13, 2013
    Technical Article
    Robert L. Stevenson
    The first commercial liquid chromatograph was probably an amino acid analyzer. These ion exchange chromatographs were so specialized that they had almost no impact on chemical analysis outside of ... read more
  • Advances in Flashpoint Testing: Economic Impact

    Advances in Flashpoint Testing: Economic Impact

    Thursday, November 03, 2011
    Technical Article
    Hannes Pichler
    Flashpoint testing is one of the oldest methods of the ASTM D02 Committee on Petroleum Products and Lubricants, which was formed in 1904. read more
  • Pittcon® 2011 Editors’ Awards: A Two-Way Tie for the Gold Award

    Pittcon® 2011 Editors’ Awards: A Two-Way Tie for the Gold Award

    Friday, April 01, 2011
    Technical Article
    Jeanely Hunt, MS, MBA
    Pittcon 2011 was held March 13–18, 2011 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. The exhibition displayed an assortment of laboratory products, including anything from small plastic ... read more
  • New Products at Pittcon® 2011

    New Products at Pittcon® 2011

    Thursday, March 10, 2011
    Application Note
    Jeanely Hunt, MS, MBA
    The following includes some of the latest advances in laboratory instrumentation debuting at Pittcon® 2011. read more
  • Enterprise Thinking: Driving Open Standards Adoption in the Laboratory

    Enterprise Thinking: Driving Open Standards Adoption in the Laboratory

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Trish Meek, Séamus Mac Conaonaigh
    With the continued rise in the cost of drug research and development, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and research companies are rethinking the way they do business. read more
  • Improving FTIR Operation With a Contaminant Analysis Program

    Improving FTIR Operation With a Contaminant Analysis Program

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    John Monti
    Spectrum search (library search) is a procedure often used in contaminant analysis. It consists of using the search function included in Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) software or specialized ... read more
  • Effective Forensic Sample Tracking and Handling

    Effective Forensic Sample Tracking and Handling

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Tal Murthy, Brian Hewson
    With implications for the success of a legal case, forensic samples must be stored under optimal conditions to avoid DNA deterioration. Failure to maintain proper storage conditions can result in ... read more
  • Benefits of an Integrated Laboratory (iLAB)

    Benefits of an Integrated Laboratory (iLAB)

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Robert Pavlis
    An iLAB, or integrated laboratory, is a new type of laboratory informatics system—a total laboratory automation system. The value of an iLAB can best be appreciated by exploring four key problems with... read more
  • Challenging Chromatographic Peak Integration

    Challenging Chromatographic Peak Integration

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Shaun Quinn
    Integration is a fundamental task that all chromatographers perform on a daily basis. Due to faster chromatography, which is creating more data every day, the amount of time spent on integration is ... read more
  • Identifying Trace Compounds in Complex Mixtures With MS Data-Processing Software

    Identifying Trace Compounds in Complex Mixtures With MS Data-Processing Software

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Gareth M. Roberts
    With the ultimate aim of protecting workers, consumers, and the environment, industry regulations are continually expanding with respect to monitoring the volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emitted by ... read more
  • Reintroducing Countercurrent Chromatography to the Chemist

    Reintroducing Countercurrent Chromatography to the Chemist

    Friday, October 24, 2008
    Application Note
    David Keay, Philip Wood
    Ever since chemists began using separating funnels to isolate compounds by partitioning, they have understood the potential benefits of liquid/liquid chromatography, known today as countercurrent ... read more
  • Performance Evaluation of an Integrated Analytical HPLC

    Performance Evaluation of an Integrated Analytical HPLC

    Thursday, July 10, 2008
    Application Note
    Glyn Russell, Phuong Truong, Lindsay Buck, Frankie Button
    As a routine analytical tool in the laboratory, there are many important performance requirements such as precision, reproducibility, and sensitivity for an analytical HPLC to achieve satisfactory use... read more
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