IATT - Lab Gas Glossary

Acronym Terminology

Gas Chromatography - GC
Gas Chromatography An automated chromatography technique used to separate mixtures of substances in which the mixture to be analyzed is vaporized and carried by an inert gas through a special column to the detection device.
GC - FID Gas Chromatography - Flame Ionisation Detector
GC - FPD Gas Chromatography - Flame Photometric Detector
GC - NPD Gas Chromatography - Nitrogen Phosphorous Detector
GC - ECD Gas Chromatography - Electron Capture Detector
GC - TCD Gas Chromatography - Thermal Conductivity Detector
GC - FPC Gas Chromatography - Finger Printing Contig
GC - ATD Gas Chromatography - Automated Thermal Desorption
GC - AED Gas Chromatography - Atomic Emission Detector
GC - ELCD Gas Chromatography - Electrolytic Conductivity Detector
GC - IR Gas Chromatography - Infrared
GC - MS Gas Chromatography - Mass Spectrometry
FAST - GC Fast - Gas Chromatography
Spectroscopy The study of the interaction between matter and radiated energy
FT-IR Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy
RMN Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
ICP Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectroscopy
ICP - MS Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry
AA Atomic Absorption
AAS Atomic Absorption Spectrometry
Corona Corona Discharge Detector
ELCD Evaporative Light Scattering Detector used in GC
COT Analysis C0t analysis, a technique based on the principles of DNA re-association kinetics, is a biochemical technique that measures how much repetitive DNA is in a DNA sample such as a genome.
CO2 Analysis Carbon Dioxide analysis using Gas Chromatography
DSC Differential Scanning Calorimetry
TGA Thermal Gas Analysis
DMA Dynamic Mechanical Analysis
THA Total Hydrocarbon Analyzer
TMA Analysis of the highly volatile species Trimethyl Amine
TOD Total Oxygen Demand
LCMS Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry
MS Mass Spectrometry
TOF Time-of-flight Mass Spectrometry
AB SCIEX Leading Mass Spectrometer manufacturer
ASE DIONEX Accelerated Solvent Extraction
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