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

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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.

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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?

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.

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

smokey wine

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

Dr. Ram Speaks Gas Chromatography—From Injection to Detection: Part 1

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Guest Author: Ramkumar Dhandapani, Ph.D. Hello everyone! I am Dr. Ramkumar Dhandapani, your Gas Chromatography (GC) Guide, taking you from injection to detection. With a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Continue Reading