SKILL DEVELOPMENT MODULE
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Introduction to Gas Chromatography
Gas Chromatography (GC) is a dynamic method of separation and detection of volatile organic compounds and several inorganic permanent gases in a mixture. GC as an instrumental technique was first introduced in the 1950s and has evolved into a primary tool used in many laboratories. Significant technological advances in the area of electronics, computerization, and column technology have yielded lower and lower detectable limits and more accurate identification of substances through improved resolution and qualitative analysis techniques. GC is a very versatile technique that can be used in most industry areas: environmental, pharmaceutical, petroleum, chemical manufacturing, clinical, forensic, food science, and many more. To view the FAQ for GC, click here.
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