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More Practical Problem Solving in HPLC

More Practical Problem Solving in HPLC

Stavros Kromidas

ISBN: 978-3-527-61230-7

Oct 2007

309 pages

Select type: O-Book


A unique approach to solving HPLC problems.
Everyone who bought "Problem Solving in HPLC" by Stavros Kromidas will equally benefit from nearly 100 new practical examples for optimization, trouble-shooting, and instrument performance given in this sequel.
The author provides
- guidance for selecting and evaluating methods, intstruments and columns,
- practical help with everyday trouble-shooting,
- advice for optimizing separations, always explaining the reason why.
In each case the problem, the solution and the conclusions are presented over a maximum of 4 pages, and in addition the book contains manufacturers' addresses, references, data tables and checklists.
In Lieu of an Introduction
A Puzzle
An HPLC Tale
Stationary Phases, Columns (Tips 1-11)
Buffers, pH Value (Tips 12-21)
Optimization, Peak Homogeneity (Tips 22-37)
Troubleshooting (Tips 38-55)
Have A Break...
Complete the Sentences
Matching Pairs/Statements
Did Peaky Remember His Lesson Correctly?
General HPLC Tips (Tips 56-73)
Literature HPLC Tips
LC-MS Coupling (Tips 74-81)
Micro And Nano LC (Tips 82-91)
Solutions to Quantification Problems
From Theory to Practice -
Empirical Formulae, Rules of Thumb and Simple Relationships in Everyday HPLC
Information Resources for Analysis/HPLC
Analytical Chemistry Today
Trends in HPLC
Thoughts about a Dead Horse
"The book is very clearly written, clearly arranged, clearly laid out and concise. ... the book holds valuable and applicable information, which make it a useful reference book for analytical questions/problems and their answers/solutions."
Physical Sciences Educational Reviews

"This book is very readable and written in a light mood...suitable as a reference for scientists utilizing these associated methods...Highly recommended."

"Thanks go to the author for sharing a quantity and depth of knowledge that can be obtained only from decades immersed in the field."
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