Empirical Formula Determination with an Inductively Coupled Plasma Gas Chromatographic Detector

David L. Windsor, M. Bonner Denton

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The ability of the inductively-coupled plasma (ICP) gas chromatographic (GC) detector to determine empirical formulas is evaluated. Elemental compositions and empirical formulas of hydrocarbons and halogens are determined as the compounds are eluted from a chromatograph. The observed accuracy and precision are found to be of sufficient quality to indicate that the technique holds promise for the determination of empirical formulas.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1116-1119
Number of pages4
JournalAnalytical chemistry
Issue number8
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979


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  • Analytical Chemistry

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