All Chromatography articles – Page 4

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    On This Day - May 20 : Erika Cremer was born

    She conceived the technique of gas chromatography, which separates gaseous compounds within a mixture. Cremer’s notes on the new technique were almost completely lost during air raids in WW2, which meant that her work was only published 30 years later.

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    On This Day – Aug 05 : Seymour Lipsky was born

    He was the inventor of high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), which is a technique used to separate, purify and identify molecules. It is a highly sensitive method with a range of applications, such as detecting the presence of performance-enhancing drugs in urine samples.

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    Synthesis and Analysis

    Synthesis and analysis are two key aspects of chemistry, particularly when exploring the role of chemistry in an industrial context and relating the products formed to applications in everyday life. In order to successfully synthesise any material it is necessary to have an understanding of the starting materials, the ...

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    Judith Gregory: Procter & Gamble


    Judith Gregory is a senior perfume chemist at Procter & Gamble. Josh Howgego finds out about her work, career and finely tuned nose

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    Analytical chemistry makes the news


    University departments traditionally divided chemistry into inorganic, organic and physical subsets, with analytical chemistry sitting somewhere in between. But this is changing. The teaching of analytical chemistry is currently undergoing a renaissance in many universities.