Knowledge Center – Analytical Instrumentation & Methodology White Papers

Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR) Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR)
This white paper discusses the basics of Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR) as it is used to identify chemical compounds via vibrational spectroscopy.
Gas Chromatography - Mass Spectroscopy (GC-MS)Gas Chromatography – Mass Spectroscopy (GC-MS)
This white paper discusses the basics of Gas Chromatography – Mass Spectroscopy (GC-MS) as it is used for qualitative analysis of complex solutions.
Liquid Chromatography - Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS)Liquid Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS)
This white paper discusses the basics of Liquid Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS) and its use to identify compounds, especially isomers.
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR)Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR)
This white paper discusses the basics of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR) as a non-disruptive method of quantitative molecular analysis.
Proton Induced X-Ray Emission (PIXE)Proton Induced X-Ray Emission (PIXE)
This white paper discusses the basics of Proton Induced X-Ray Emission (PIXE) Analysis and its use of electron scattering for atomic identification.
Raman SpectroscopyRaman Spectroscopy
This white paper discusses the basics of Raman Spectroscopy and its capabilities to identify chemicals through inelastic scattering of light.
Scanning Electron Microscopy Energy Dispersive SpectroscopyScanning Electron Microscopy Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy
This white paper discusses the basics of Scanning Electron Microscopy Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy and its use in qualitative and semi-quantitative chemical analysis, topography rendering and elemental identification.