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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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Building the VUV Entourage in Terpene Analysis

Jack Cochran, VUV Analytics

Jack describes how GC-VUV is an effective tool for cannabis terpene analysis. Isomer analysis by GC is straightforward and co-eluting peaks are spectrally resolved.

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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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When Chemistry Stops and Physics Begins: Tobacco Smoke Analysis

Norman Fraley, Eurofins - Lancaster Laboratories

Norman Fraley, Principal Chemist Eurofins – Lancaster Laboratories I hate derivatization. That being said, I love derivatization. What is there not to love about such an…

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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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A Very Memorable Gulf Coast Conference 2016

Paul Johnson, VUV Analytics

As the calendar turns into November, it’s hard to believe that the annual conference took place three weeks ago. This was a memorable year for VUV…

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A Very Vanilla Blog: Vanilla Adulteration

Paul Johnson, VUV Analytics

The lab of Dr. Kevin Schug at University of Texas at Arlington has been in the process of developing a rapid GC method for separating natural…

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[Article Summary] Novel Detector Dramatically Simplifies PIONA GC Analysis

Paul Johnson, VUV Analytics

VUV Analytics’ first released application of VUV Analyze, called VUV PIONA+, uses GC-VUV to improve detailed and bulk classification analysis of petroleum-based fuels.

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