SC/CHEM 4080 3.00 Advanced Analytical Separation Methods

Advanced theory and practice of high–resolution separation techniques, especially high–resolution chromatography and capillary electrophoresis, with emphasis on the practical application of advanced theories and the problem of optimizing separation procedures. Analytical procedures as integrated methods. Possibilities and limitations of interfacing sample injection, separation method and detection.

Offered this year in Winter term.

Three lecture hours per week. One term. Three credits. The course will be offered in alternate years.

Prerequisites SC/CHEM 3080 4.00

Course Credit Exclusion(s) SC/CHEM 4050D 3.0, CHEM 4200D 3.0

Text(s) & Other Materials

  • "Principles of Instrumental Analysis", Skoog, Holler and Crouch (Thomson Brooks/Cole, 6th edition, 2007).
  • "Capillary Electrophoresis", D.R. Baker, Wiley and Sons, 1995.

Website CHEM 4080 uses Moodle

Course Content

  • Short review of the principles of chromatographic techniques with emphasis on high resolution GC and HPLC.
  • Capillary electrophoresis and related techniques.
  • Multidimensional separation techniques.
  • Ion chromatography.
  • Sample preparation for advanced separation techniques.
  • Coupling of high resolution separation methods with advanced detection techniques.