Thoroughly revised and expanded, the third edition of the Encyclopedia of Chromatography is an authoritative source of information for researchers in chemistry, biology, physics, engineering, and materials science. This quick reference and guide to specific chromatographic techniques and theory provides a basic introduction to the science and technology of the method, offering key references dealing with the methodology for analysis of specific chemicals and applications in industry. With a focus on emerging technologies and uses, the text contains tables and figures that cogently illustrate and clarify technical points in the articles. The Third Edition provides a valuable, reader-friendly reference for all those who employ chromatographic methods for analysis of complex mixtures of substances, as well as practitioners across the entire spectrum of science.
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Table of Contents
Amino Acids / Peptides / Proteins
Basic Theory / Definitions
CCC (Countercurrent Chromatography)
CE / CEC, and Related Techniques
Detection / Detectors
FFF (Field-Flow Fractionation)
GC (Gas Chromatography)
Gradient / Programmed Techniques
Polymers and Additives
SEC / GPC (Size Exclusion / Gel Permeation)
SFC / SFE (Supercritical Fluid Techniques)
Solvents / Mobile Phases
Stationary Phases, Columns
TLC (Thin Layer Chromatography)
Dr. Jack Cazes is a world renowned expert and consultant in chromatography and analytical instrumentation. He has been at the forefront of liquid chromatography for over 45 years, during which time he pioneered in its development. Currently a Visiting Scholar at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, he is the author, co-author, and editor of numerous books, journals, and research papers, including Journal of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies, Instrumentation Science & Technology, Preparative Biochemistry & Biotechnology, Journal of Immunoassay and Immunochemistry, Analytical Instrumentation Handbook, and the Chromatographic Science Series.
Praise for Previous Editions
"…a wealth of information."
—Journal of Planar Chromatography
"…a welcome addition to the literature covering chromatographic techniques and methodologies."
—James T. Stewart, Ph.D.
"…This encyclopedia should become a first and frequently used source of information on just about every conceivable chromatographic technique."
—The Chemical Educator