What does GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY mean?

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Wiktionary

  1. gas chromatography(Noun)

    gas-liquid chromatography

Freebase

  1. Gas chromatography

    Gas chromatography, is a common type of chromatography used in analytical chemistry for separating and analyzing compounds that can be vaporized without decomposition. Typical uses of GC include testing the purity of a particular substance, or separating the different components of a mixture. In some situations, GC may help in identifying a compound. In preparative chromatography, GC can be used to prepare pure compounds from a mixture. In gas chromatography, the mobile phase is a carrier gas, usually an inert gas such as helium or an unreactive gas such as nitrogen. The stationary phase is a microscopic layer of liquid or polymer on an inert solid support, inside a piece of glass or metal tubing called a column. The instrument used to perform gas chromatography is called a gas chromatograph. The gaseous compounds being analyzed interact with the walls of the column, which is coated with a stationary phase. This causes each compound to elute at a different time, known as the retention time of the compound. The comparison of retention times is what gives GC its analytical usefulness.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6



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