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Turn Your DHA into VHA with DH, eh? Detailed Hydrocarbon Analysis of Gasoline with Gas Chromatography – Vacuum Ultraviolet Spectroscopy

Jack Cochran, VUV Analytics

Jack discusses VUV Verified hydrocarbon analysis (VUV-VHA) by GC-VUV. VUV-VHA automates hydrocarbon speciation while also providing PIONA GC analysis of gasoline stream samples.

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Time Interval Deconvolution: Now in Terpenes Flavor!

Alex Hodgson, VUV Analytics

Alex describes how fast terpene analysis using GC-VUV is enhanced by VUV Analyze capabilities including automated resolution of co-eluting peaks and terpene compound speciation.

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2018 PittCon Separations Community Mixer Gallery & Recap

Recapping the 2018 PittCon Separations Community Mixer We had a great time at this year’s mixer and are already looking forward to the event at Pittcon 2019! …

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Approaching the Opioid Epidemic: One Analysis at a Time — Fentanyl Isomer Analysis by GC-VUV

Lindsey Shear-Laude, VUV Analytics

Lindsey describes how VUV spectra enable the clear differentiation of fentanyl isomers. GC-VUV offers a new tool for seized drug analysis where structural isomers are encountered.…

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Making GC-VUV FAME-ous – The Skinny on Fats

Jonathan Smuts, VUV Analytics

Jonathan describes FAMEs analysis by GC-VUV. The ability to distinguish cis and trans isomers of monounsaturated fatty acids, as well as di- and tri-unsaturated fatty acids…

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Better Living Through (Flavor) Chemistry Part 4 – Good Friends Offer Advice, Real Friends Offer Gin

Alex Hodgson, VUV Analytics

Alex describes gin terpenes analysis by GC-VUV. Terpenes botanicals profiling is simplified by the clear analyte identity provided by VUV spectroscopy. Profiles of an American contemporary…

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Better Living Through (Flavor) Chemistry Part 3 – Terpenes in Essential Oils

Alex Hodgson, VUV Analytics

Alex Hodgson describes the analysis of terpenes in essential oils using headspace-GC-VUV. GC-VUV accurately identifies terpene isomers and is a useful tool for flavor compound authentication.

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VUV Spectroscopy of Smokeless Gunpowder

James Diekmann, VUV Analytics

James Diekmann describes smokeless gun powder analysis using a VGA-100 and Gerstel MPS2 autosampler with Solid-Phase Microextraction (SPME) capabilities. He discusses work to characterize a carryover…

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VUV Transfer Line GC

Jonathan Smuts

In his latest blog, Jonathan Smuts details the proper procedure for VUV transfer line connection and how it differs from Agilent’s recommended method.

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