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A New Dimension in Fire Debris Analysis: Detecting Compounds in Weathered Gasoline Samples

Sarah Pina, Paul Johnson, James Diekmann, Adam B. Hall

A novel GC-VUV method of fire debris analysis is proposed. Preliminary analyses have shown the method's potential for differentiating gasoline brands and relative amounts of evaporation.

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Designer Drug Analysis Using Gas Chromatography – Vacuum Ultraviolet Spectroscopy

Analytical Chimica Acta

Publication describes GC-VUV analysis of forty-three designer drugs and how VUV is able to distinguish the isomeric compounds in “bath salts”, “plant food”, “spice”, or “legal…

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VGA-101: Next Generation Universal Detector for Gas Chromatography

VUV Analytics

The VGA-101 is a next generation universal detector for GC with extended wavelength and higher allowable operating temperatures. It is intended to simplify complex applications with…

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Drug Analysis Using Gas Chromatography

VUV Analytics

The GC-VUV method for the rapid identification and quantitation of synthetic drugs of abuse is described.

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Characterization of Thermal Runaway Events in Lithium Batteries via Gas Chromatography – Vacuum Ultraviolet Spectroscopy

VUV Analytics

In this bulletin we demonstrate the use of a GC detector based on this short wavelength region, known as the vacuum ultraviolet (VUV) region, in the…

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VUV en Vogue – The Analytical Scientist

The Analytical Scientist

Kevin Schug, Nicholas Snow, and Luigi Mondello share thoughts on GC-VUV application to FAMEs, flavor and fragrance, and PAH analysis.

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Coeluting Peaks and VUV Absorbance Spectra – When a Little Means a Lot

Jack Cochran, VUV Analytics

As a gas chromatographer using MS the coeluting-isomer problem didn’t bother me too much, as it allowed me to practice the art of separation. Inevitably though,…

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Forensic Drug Analysis Simplified: Drug Analysis using Gas Chromatography

Paul Johnson, VUV Analytics

The VGA universal gas chromatography detector provides excellent measurement sensitivity and unmatched selectivity of co-eluting isomers without the need for chromatographic baseline resolution or calibration.

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Positional Isomer Analysis: Solving a Growing Problem in a Budding Industry

Paul Johnson, VUV Analytics

The abuse of synthetic cannabinoids by teenagers, young adults, and the homeless population has led to thousands of hospitalizations and overdose deaths over the past several…

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