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The Other Side of Cannabis: Terpenes

Cannabis Industry Journal

This article describes the capabilities of GC-VUV in cannabis terpene analysis including clear isomer differentiation and the deconvolution of co-eluting peaks. GC-VUV complements mass spectrometry by…

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Instrumental Innovations 2017: GC-VUV Residual Solvent Analysis

The Column

The analytical capabilities enabled by combining GC-VUV with static headspace are described. Residual solvent analysis in pharmaceutical products by GC-VUV and static headspace shortened GC runtimes…

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Quick Quality Check of Lip Care Products for MOSH and MOAH using GC–VUV

Da Vinci Laboratory Solutions

This ISCC and GCxGC 2016 poster shows how GC-VUV can quickly screen for MOSH and MOAH in consumer products.

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Better Living Through (Flavor) Chemistry Part 2 – Read Between (or Beneath) the Lines

Alex Hodgson, VUV Analytics

Alex Hodgson explains how unique terpene VUV spectra can be used to spectrally deconvolve coeluting peaks in this fast GC method.

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Terpene Isomer Analysis: A review of methods for the chemical characterization of cannabis natural products

Journal of Separation Science

This review demonstrates how GC-VUV is an effective tool for terpene isomer analysis in cannabis natural products and differentiating terpene isomers. VUV spectra enable a fast…

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Discriminating Isomers and Isotopologues using Gas Chromatography – Vacuum Ultraviolet Spectroscopy

Dr. Kevin A. Schug, et al., University of Texas, Arlington

Dr. Schug's presentation at ISCC and GCxGC 2017 discusses how Sum Squared Residual values relate to the differentiation of isomers by GC-VUV. Isomer systems investigated include…

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Better Living Through (Flavor) Chemistry Part 1 – We Don’t Need No Separation, We Don’t Need No Flow Control

Alex Hodgson, VUV Analytics

Alex describes how GC-VUV is able to differentiate terpene isomers, and why it's possible to speed up GC run times and increase sample throughput.

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Multiclass Pesticide Analysis by GC

Journal of Chromatography A

Multiclass pesticide analysis by GC is a new development. VUV absorption spectra of 37 pesticides across different compound classes were recorded.

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PCB Analysis by Gas Chromatography

Journal of Chromatography A

This study presents a new method using gas chromatography with vacuum ultraviolet detection (GC-VUV) for the analysis of polychlorinated biphenyls congeners in Aroclor mixtures.

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