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Solventless Sample Preparation Techniques for Mass Spectrometric Analysis PittCon 2015 – New Orleans, Louisiana

Solventless Sample Preparation Techniques for Mass Spectrometric Analysis PittCon 2015 – New Orleans, Louisiana

 

Not all GC/MS analyses require a solvent to be successful.  Come hear from leaders in the field how you can reduce or eliminate the use of solvents in your work.

 

Course Outline:

 

Overview: The Theory of Solvent Free Sample Preparation

 

Part I: Solid Phase Microextraction (SPME) – Gyorgy Vas, Intertek

  • Headspace Sampling Techniques
  • SPME Theory
  • SPME Sampling Modes
  • Applications

 

Part II: Stir Bar Sorptive Extraction (SBSE) –Ed Pfannkoch, GERSTEL, Inc.

  • Thermal Desorption Basics
  • What is SBSE? What are its major benefits?
  • What equipment do I need?
  • SBSE method development (sampling considerations, analytical aspects, and non-standard sampling)

 

Part III: Improved or Totally New Solvent Free Techniques – Kurt Thaxton, GERSTEL, Inc.

  • Dynamic Headspace (DHS)
  • Super-sized DHS: Automated small chamber sampling
  • Multi-volatile Methods(MVM)
  • Pyrolysis: Standard use sand new developments

 

The class will begin at 8:30am on Tuesday, March10th at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.The course fee is $500 ($710 after 2/20/2015)

 

We’ll see you there!

 

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