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I Ain’t Got No Cork Taint – April’s VUV Absorbance Spectra Library Additions

James Diekmann, VUV Analytics

The first in a new series from the Applications Team at VUV Analytics -- additions each month to the VUV Spectral Library. These additions effect are…

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Screening Your Coffee for Furan with GC-VUV

James Diekmann, VUV Analytics

James Diekmann explains how he used the HS-GC-VUV technology to identify the toxic compound furan in coffee.

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Holy Halitosis – What’s in Your Mouthwash?! Let’s Find Out by Using GC-VUV.

James Diekmann, VUV Analytics

James Diekmann explains that not all "mint" mouthwashes are created equal when you test them using SH-GC-VUV.

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Better Living Through (Flavor) Chemistry, Part 5: Rollin’ with My Entourage

Alex Hodgson, VUV Analytics

In his latest blog, Alex describes the importance of terpenes to cannabis and how GC-VUV simplifies cannabis terpene analysis. Fast GC run times of 12 minutes…

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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 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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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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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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