In-Person Advanced Topics in GC

Take “Advanced Topics in GC” and leave knowing how to take on any chromatography challenge!

Pricing: Starting USD 3795
Duration: >1 day
Registration Info

About the Instructor(s)

Lee N. Polite

President , Axion Analytical Labs, Inc

Dr. Lee N. Polite is the president and founder of Axion Analytical Labs, Inc. He has taught chromatography to customers from every major pharmaceutical, chemical, and petroleum company in the U.S.

About the Course

“Advanced Topics in GC” offers the ultimate breadth and depth in learning…and 12 opportunities for hands-on experience with the new topics!

What You Will Learn

You’ll get to use metal clad columns to run high temperature GC to investigate adulterated olive oils, you’ll physically convert a GC from helium to hydrogen and see the analysis times get cut in half; You will learn how to improve your sensitive 2500 fold by injecting 25 uL directly into the GC!  And you’ll get to do all of this while having fun…the Axion way!

Who Should Attend

“Advanced Topics in GC” is recommended for beginners and experts alike, as the essential blueprint for instrument optimization.

Course Outline

  • Day 1

    9:00am Introduction
    9:15am Master Resolution Equation
    10:15am Lab – Temperature and Flow Effects
    11:15am Injection Techniques (Part 1)
    12:00pm Lunch (provided by Axion)
    1:00pm Injection Techniques (Part 2)
    2:00pm Lab – S/SL/OC/Pulsed
    3:30pm Lab – Gas Sampling Valve
    4:00pm GC Theory
    5:30pm End of Course

  • Day 2

    9:00am Method Development Examples
    10:30am Lab – High Temperature
    11:30am Stationary Phase Selection
    12:00pm Lunch (provided by Axion)
    1:00pm GC/MS
    2:00pm Lab – GC/MS
    3:00pm Derivatization in GC
    4:00pm Lab – Derivatization of Benzodiazepines
    5:30pm End of Course

  • Day 3

    9:00am Headspace
    10:00am SPME
    10:30am Lab – Quant of Alcohols by Headspace GC
    12:00pm Lunch (provided by Axion)
    1:00pm Lab – Method Development – Selectivity
    2:00pm Lab – Method Development Cut the Column
    3:00pm Lab – Helium vs Hydrogen for Carrier Gas
    5:30pm End of Course

  • Day 4

    9:00am Troubleshooting GC Problems
    10:30am Lab – Injector Maintenance
    11:30am Lab – Detector Maintenance
    1:00pm End of Course

    *Note that this is just a guide for the course.  The actual agenda will be determined based on interest of the participants.

Dates, Locations, and Prices

Course fee includes tuition, lecture and laboratory materials, morning and afternoon snacks, and all lunches.

View complete details about lodging, local dining options, and available transportation here.

Check in opens at 9:00 AM on the first day of the course.

In-Person

Jul 12 - Jul 15, 2022

Axion Analytical Labs
14 N Peoria Street, Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60607

Early Bird Full Price
Member(Premium Package) $3795
Member or Associate(Standard or Basic Package) $3995
Non-Member $3995

The course runs from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM each day, class ends at 3:00 on Friday. Course fee includes tuition, lecture and laboratory materials, morning and afternoon snacks, and all lunches.

In-Person

Nov 01 - Nov 04, 2022

Axion Analytical Labs
14 N Peoria Street, Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60607

Early Bird Full Price
Member(Premium Package) $3795
Member or Associate(Standard or Basic Package) $3995
Non-Member $3995

The course runs from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM each day, class ends at 3:00 on Friday. Course fee includes tuition, lecture and laboratory materials, morning and afternoon snacks, and all lunches.