Posts Tagged ‘gas analysis’

Analysis of N2O (nitrous oxide) via GC: an update

Nitrous oxide (N2O), is commonly known as “laughing” gas, but is also used as a component in fuels in rockets and as an aerosol propellant. N2O is itself a stable gas and can be analyzed relative easy via gas chromatography. Often it is confused with “nitric oxide”, (NO). NO is a very reactive gas. When […]

Analysis of Highly Toxic gases : Column Choice

A little follow up on the interesting topic that was blogged by Alan.  I promised to add a few comments on column selection as I have had several questions of this nature.   In general in gas analysis, you need to use columns with high retention. So only thick-film liquid phases like Rtx-1 or adsorption […]