Category: University Level Guides

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Basics of Ion Exchange

A simple yet extremely versatile tool, ion exchange systems are used to separate specific ions across a wide range of processes: synthesis, research, mining, even agriculture. Whether you’re a biochemist who needs some precious protein purified or an engineer looking...

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How To: Decide Between Liquid or Gas Chromatography

Chromatography is a technique used by scientists throughout all disciplines. Many different chromatography techniques exist, each catered to a specific type of analyte. That’s because the principle behind it is simple, separation of a mixture of compounds into individual components...

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Basics of Infrared Spectroscopy

Spectroscopy is not only an important part of a scientist’s arsenal, but also a big part of everyday life. Take a moment to appreciate that the myriads of colors in dyes and paints are made possible by chemical compounds that...