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

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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

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

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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

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

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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?

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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.

Dr. Ram Speaks Gas Chromatography-How To Select The Ideal GC Column

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Guest Author: Ramkumar Dhandapani, Ph.D.- Gas Chromatography Technical Manager In gas chromatography (GC), the separation of analytes is achieved primarily based on boiling point (Van der Waal’s interaction), although other intermolecular Continue Reading

Dr. Ram Speaks Gas Chromatography—From Injection to Detection: Part 2

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Guest Author: Ramkumar Dhandapani, Ph.D.- Gas Chromatography Technical Manager As we continue the gas chromatography (GC) conversation, an important topic arises—choosing the correct GC column based on column dimension. When investing Continue Reading

Wine with a Hint of…Smokey Bacon? How Wildfires Can Affect Your Vino

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Since the fires began to spread in Northern California, the famous wine country has been devastated as the flames continue to threaten the areas around Napa and Sonoma. Many known Continue Reading