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Analysis of Bacterial FAMEs Using Gas Chromatography


Publication describes how GC-VUV was used to identify and discriminate different environmental bacteria based on their fatty acid methyl esters (FAMEs) profiles.

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Molecular spectroscopy – Information rich detection for gas chromatography

TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry

Review of molecular spectroscopy detection for GC including GC-VUV. Authors describe GC-VUV as a universal detector that can distinguish isomers, deconvolve co-eluting peaks, provide compound class…

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Diesel Underground Storage Tank: A Comparison of GC-VUV, GC-FID, and comprehensive two-dimensional GC–MS for the characterization of weathered and unweathered diesel fuel samples


In this publication GC-VUV is used to identify different classes of compounds and biomarkers in complex diesel fuel samples. Comparability of GC-VUV with GC-FID and GC×GC–MS…

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All content is courtesy of VUV Analytics and its collaborators, and re-use must be specifically authorized by its authors and contributors.

LCGC Webinar: Pharmaceutical Analysis by GC-VUV


This webinar is hosted by LCGC and is lead by Merck, Principal Scientist Jinjian Zheng. In the webinar, Jinjian Zheng demonstrates how to use Gas Chromatography…

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Gulf Coast Conference 2018 Presentation: Fast Analysis of Non-Traditional Gasoline Additives

Ryan Schonert, VUV Analytics

Non-traditional gasoline additives (NTGAs) like ethyl acetate are being researched as beneficial octane-booster replacements for ethanol and methyl tert-butyl ether.  Other octane-enhancing NTGAs, including acetone and…

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Gulf Coast Conference 2018 Presentation: Using Static Headspace to Detect Methanol in Crude Oil

James Diekmann, VUV Analytics

Methanol is used in the production of crude oil to prevent formation of gas hydrates. Residual methanol in crude oil can lead to costly problems in…

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VUV Analytics’ vision is to enable new science and better processes by harnessing the unique capabilities of VUV technology.

LCGC Webinar – A Quick Recap on “The Unique Selectivity of Vacuum Ultraviolet Spectroscopy as a GC Detector”

James Diekmann, VUV Analytics

James Diekmann gives a summary on his LCGC Webinar on unique selectivity of vacuum ultraviolet spectroscopy.

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Are you Dyeing from Using ASTM D1319 for Determining Olefins and Aromatics in Gasoline-Range Samples?

Jack Cochran, VUV Analytics

Jack discusses the limitations of ASTM D1319 in comparison to ASTM D8071, which does not need FIA silica dye in order to determine select hydrocarbons in…

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Thinking Outside of the Box, Part 3: Sit Back, Relax, and Speed Up Your Gasoline Data Analysis

Ryan Schonert, VUV Analytics

Ryan identifies how the GC-VUV PIONA+ method of identifying classes of compounds can help save your business time and money.

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Your GC Here:

VUV detectors are compatible with GCs from most major manufacturers including Agilent, Thermo Fisher, Perkin Elmer, Shimadzu, and Scion


Universal detector with unmatched selectivity

  • Unique spectral signatures for most compounds

Accurate qualitative and quantitative analysis

  • Straightforward compound identification and isomer analysis

Shorter GC run times

  • Shorten GC runs by 2-5X or more

Deconvolve co-eluting peaks

  • No burden of baseline resolved peaks

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