How to Detect GC Eluents

Franke, Beau
June 2001
R&D Magazine;Jun2001, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p39
Trade Publication
Discusses several detection technologies for gas chromatography. How thermal conductivity detector works; Features of a flame ionization detector; Details on helium ionization detector; Sensitivity of an electron capture detector.


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