Gas chromatography (GC) systems are similar to HPLC systems in that they are used to identify, separate and quantify compounds of interest. However, GC systems use an inert, gaseous mobile phase, as opposed to a liquid phase, to bring about the separation of molecules. The basic components of a GC system include an injection system, an oven, a column, a detector, and a computer system to analyze results.
The history of gas chromatography (GC) dates back to the first experiments of Mikhail Tsvet separating plant pigments using paper chromatography in 1903. Since then, the evolution of modern GC systems is a very competitive race to resolution and usability.
In this eBook you'll learn:
- Questions to ask before buying a GC system
- Maintenance tips on GC systems
- Expert advice on techniques and applications
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