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Head-space analysis in modern gas chromatography
TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry (2002)
  • Nicholas Snow
  • Gregory C Slack
Recent developments and trends in the use of headspace sampling with gas chromatography (GC) are reviewed and discussed. A brief overview of headspace analysis techniques and theory references is provided, followed by publication trend data on the various headspace-analysis techniques. The techniques described include static and dynamic headspace extraction, solid phase micro-extraction (SPME) and several additional techniques now receiving attention. Examples of applications in environmental, clinical, forensic, biological, food, flavor and pharmaceutical analysis are provided. Research in headspace-GC is very active and growing, with new applications being reported continually.
  • Gas chromatography,
  • Headspace,
  • Sample preparation,
  • Solid phase microextraction (SPME)
Publication Date
Fall September 10, 2002
Citation Information
Nicholas Snow and Gregory C Slack. "Head-space analysis in modern gas chromatography" TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry Vol. 21 Iss. 9-10 (2002) p. 608 - 617
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