Sitting with Scientist Yuri P. Belov, Ph.D., the GC Column Mastermind

Sitting with scientists

Born and raised in Russia, Yuri P. Belov, knew at a young age that he wanted to go into organic chemistry. Belov received his M.S. in Technology of Synthetic Rubbers Continue Reading

Fundamental Organic Matter Found on Mars by NASA’s Curiosity

NASA Mars Discovery

On June 7th, 2018, NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) made several announcements regarding discoveries made by the Curiosity rover. The rover found organic matter on Mars in soil samples taken Continue Reading

Have Gas? Make Sure it’s Clean with Zebron™ Gas Management Filters: Part 2

gas management

Guest Author: Ramkumar Dhandapani, Ph.D. In our previous article, “Have Gas? Make Sure it’s Clean with Zebron™ Gas Management Filters: Part 1″ we answered the why and what regarding pure gas. Continue Reading

What Is GCxGC? Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography

Guest Author: Badaoui Omais, Ph.D. What is GCxGC? Comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography, or GCxGC was created by Professor Phillips in 1991. From that date, it has extensively been applied to Continue Reading

Find Out What Puts the “PLUS” in Your ZB-624PLUS

Upgrade Your Existing 624plus Phase Today Guest Author: Ramkumar Dhandapani, Ph.D.- Global Product Manager, Gas Chromatography While 624plus is an EPA method that was popular in environmental laboratories to analyze volatile organic Continue Reading

NEW Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Application Guide

Perfluoroalkyl Substances

Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) are a large group of compounds characterized by a linear aliphatic backbone, a high degree of fluorination and often feature a carboxylic- or sulfonic- acid functionality. These Continue Reading

Black Gold – Different Fuels, Petroleum Cuts, and GC Conditions

Petroleum

Guest Author: Badaoui Omais, Ph.D. Molecular characterization of petroleum products is a challenge to understand due to their formation, enhanced refining processes, and physical properties. From petroleum crude oil, the Continue Reading

Have Gas? Make Sure It’s Clean with Zebron™ Gas Management Filters: Part 1

gas management

Guest Author: Ramkumar Dhandapani, Ph.D. When it comes to gas chromatography, one of the first questions that arise is “Why Do I need Pure Gas?”. To answer this in the most Continue Reading

Sitting with Scientists: The GC Love Doctor-Ramkumar Dhandapani, Ph.D.

Sitting with scientists

All great love stories must start at the very beginning. And Ramkumar Dhandapani’s 15-year relationship with gas chromatography goes way back to his high school years in India. Ramkumar always Continue Reading

Is Water Safe To Inject In Gas Chromatography?

ability to inject water in GC

In the first GC columns, gas chromatography phases were simply coated onto the column. This was mostly the case with packed columns, but also the same with the very first capillary columns. Injecting water onto these phases dissolved the phase and caused the phase to elute from the columns.