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A Century of Separation Science

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ISBN 9780824705763
Published December 19, 2001 by CRC Press
776 Pages

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Book Description

A Century of Separation Science presents an extensive overview of the critical developments in separation science since 1900, covering recent advances in chromatography, electrophoresis, field-flow fractionation, countercurrent chromatography, and supercritical fluid chromatography for high-speed and high-throughput analysis.

Table of Contents

Chromatography - the separation technique of the 20th century; Mikhail Semenovich Tswett - the father of modern chromatography; from crushed bricks to microchips; thin layer chromatography; from thin layer chromatography to high performance thin layer chromatography to planar chromatography; the way it was; gas chromatography - a personal retrospective; the evolution of capillary column gas chromatography - a historical overview; forty years of gas chromatography; liquid crystals stationary phases in gas chromatography - a historical prospective; quantitative retention-eluent composition relationships in partition and adsorption chromatography; hollow sticks with mud inside - the technology of HPLC columns; on the way to a general theory of gradient elution; solvent selection for optimal separation in liquid chromatography; my life in separation sciences - study of separation mechanisms.

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