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Thinking Outside of the Box, Part 2: Drugs of Abuse Isomeric Distinction Made Easy with GC-VUV

Ryan Schonert, VUV Analytics

Ryan compares the advantages and challenges of working with GC-FID, GC-MS and GC-VUV when distinguishing isomers in drugs of abuse.

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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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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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What Does Seized Drug Analysis and Real Estate Have in Common? Location, Location, Location

Paul Johnson, VUV Analytics

The utility of GC-VUV as a tool for seized drug analysis is described. VUV spectroscopy is able to provide positive isomer identification, even when there are…

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VUV Spectroscopy for Water Analysis GC Applications

Paul Johnson, VUV Analytics

A summary of the VUV Analytics and Supelco Seminar tour covering the water analysis GC applications addressed by Watercol Columns & GC-VUV is included.

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