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  • Focus Sharpens on Miniature Optical Spectrometers at Pittcon®

    Focus Sharpens on Miniature Optical Spectrometers at Pittcon®

    Tuesday, May 06, 2014
    Application Note
    Matt Wilkinson
    Optical spectroscopy often seems to be somewhat overlooked at Pittcon®, with much of the attention focusing on hyphenated technologies such as GC/MS or ultrahigh-performance liquid chromatography (... read more
  • New Products for Gas Chromatography at Pittcon® 2014

    New Products for Gas Chromatography at Pittcon® 2014

    Tuesday, May 06, 2014
    Application Note
    Robert L. Stevenson
    Pittcon® is changing rapidly. After decades where separation science including GC/MS and LC/MS dominated the meeting, a report by Dr. Matt Wilkinson in this issue demonstrates that optical ... read more
  • What’s New in Optical Spectroscopy at Pittcon® 2013?

    What’s New in Optical Spectroscopy at Pittcon® 2013?

    Friday, May 10, 2013
    Technical Article
    Mark Fisher
    Soon after the first spectrophotometer was built, the challenge of improving it began. How could we make spectrophotometers better? Could we make them smaller, faster, or perhaps improve the ... read more
  • A Portable Multiexcitation Dispersive Raman Spectrometer for Environmental Analysis

    A Portable Multiexcitation Dispersive Raman Spectrometer for Environmental Analysis

    Thursday, February 14, 2013
    Application Note
    Huawen (Owen) Wu, Jack Qian, Eric Bergles, Lin Chandler
    Chemical examination and investigation for environmental analysis often demand portable, versatile, and real-time analytical techniques with high specificity and accuracy, and direct and noncontact ... 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
  • Pittcon® 2012 Roundup of Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry

    Pittcon® 2012 Roundup of Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry

    Monday, May 07, 2012
    Technical Article
    Jeffrey M. Perkel
    This past March, some 15,754 people from 90 countries descended on Orlando, Florida, for the annual Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (Pittcon®). read more
  • Multicapillary Columns for Chromatography

    Multicapillary Columns for Chromatography

    Tuesday, March 01, 2005
    Technical Article
    Yuri P. Belov, Marina M. Ulyanova, Vladimir N. Sidelnikov
    The principles and theory of high-speed capillary chromatography have been known since the 1960s. To realize the maximum speed capabilities, it is necessary to use capillaries with a diameter of ... read more
  • Rapid Testing of Toxic Chemicals

    Rapid Testing of Toxic Chemicals

    Tuesday, March 01, 2005
    Application Note
    Nathalie Boucher, Lucie Lorrain, Marie-Eve Rouette, Elisabeth Perron, Nancy Déziel, Louis Tessier, François Bellemare
    The measurement of chlorophyll fluorescent signals from photosynthetic enzyme complexes (PEC) has becomeone of the most powerful indicators for ecophysiologists. read more
  • Miniaturized FTIR for Maximized Productivity

    Miniaturized FTIR for Maximized Productivity

    Tuesday, March 01, 2005
    Application Note
    Ken Fredeen, John S. Seelenbinder, Mark L. Norman
    In today’s fast-paced business environment, many companies are under pressure to improve their productivity. This is especially true in the pharmaceutical industry, where reducing time-to-market ... read more
  • LC-MS With Simultaneous Electrospray and Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization

    LC-MS With Simultaneous Electrospray and Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization

    Tuesday, March 01, 2005
    Technical Article
    Wayne P. Duncan, Patrick D. Perkins
    Today, liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry with electrospray ionization (LC-ESI-MS) is increasingly being used as the technique of choice for high-throughput pharmaceutical analysis. read more
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