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Course Title: Injection Techniques in Gas Chromatography
Categories: 1 - Gas Chromatography
2 - Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry
Instructor(s): Jaap dezeeuw Course Number: 34
Affiliation: Restek
Course Date: 03/06/2017 - Monday Course Length: 1/2 Day Course
Start Time: 01:00 PM End Time: 05:00 PM
Fee: $325 ($425 after 2/18/17) Textbook Fee:

Course Description
In Gas chromatography the most important process is to get the sample into the column. If sample transfer is not optimized, the results will not be reliable. Goal of this course is to understand the different injection techniques used and the process how to obtain a narrow injection band.

Target Audience
This short course is intended for the user of GC equipment that wants to understand how the different injection processes work. You will be able to choose between techniques and understand the most important maintenance and troubleshoot items for GC application work. For best result, some experience with GC separations and analytical chemistry is preferred

Course Outline
In this half day course we will discuss the basics of the most popular injection techniques that are used in Gas chromatography. Techniques like split, splitless, direct, on-column and options for large volume injection will be discussed in detail. Also the selection of liners, retention gaps and columns will be addressed. All techniques will be explained using practical examples. At the end we will zoom into some typical "injection" troubleshooting examples.

Course Instructor's Biography
Jaap de Zeeuw studied 6 yrs of chemistry and graduated in 1979; His thesis was entitled “Fused Silica Capillary Column Technology”; Jaap has 34 years experience in GC capillary technology, developed many PLOT columns as well as bonded phase columns. He is also the originator for simple concepts for fast GC/MS using a high vacuum inside the capillary column. Jaap has traveled widely and is well known for his technical expertise and teaching skills. Jaap has published more then 100 publications in the field of GC on column technology and application. Jaap worked 27 years for Chrompack/Varian and presently serves the last 10 years as an international specialist on gas chromatography for Restek in the Netherlands, involved with product development, application and marketing.