Friday, December 10, 2010

Selective GC Detectors and Their Role in Environmental Analysis

241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA

 
Program Area: ENVR: Division of Environmental Chemistry 

This poster will be presented twice by Jennifer Maclachlan at the Spring National Meeting:

1) Symposium Title: (ENVR018b) Sci-Mix Monday March 28, 2011 8-10pm

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2) Symposium Title: (ENVR006b) General Posters Wednesday March 30, 2011 6-8pm
Program Area: ENVR: Division of Environmental Chemistry-being considered for a Certificate of Merit Award

Presenting Author: Jennifer Maclachlan
Contributing Authors:
Thomas F. Daniels, CASU SCD and NCD Product Manager, Life Sciences and Chemical Analysis,  Agilent Technologies, 5301 Stevens Creek Boulevard, Santa Clara, CA, 95051-7201, United States
Stan Stearns3, President, Valco, 8399 Westview, Houston, TX, 77055, United States 
Paul Patterson4 , DETector Engineering & Technology, 2212 Brampton Road, Walnut Creek, CA, 94598, United States

Selective GC Detectors and their role in environmental analysis is often overlooked with the heavy reliance on mass spec detectors which is why PID Analyzers, LLC organized this group of manufacturers of GC Detectors, GC columns and users of GCs to educate this new generation of chromatographers on selective detector technologies and methods. Contributors were deliberately selected to present an overview of selective GC detectors appropriate for a wide range of environmental analysis. Description and data will include: Fixed gases and hydrocarbons with a FarUltraviolet Absorbance detector, sulfur and nitrogen detection by chemiluminescence (SCD) and (NCD), pesticide residue analysis and detection of halogenated compounds by ECD, novel application of the principles of Thermoionic Surface Ionization (TID) and FlameIonization (FID) and lastly, inert & fixed gases using micro thermal conductivity detector (TCD) and Helium Ionization Detector (HID).


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