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    Jan 16, 2022  
American University Catalog 2016-2017 
    
American University Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHEM-605 Separation Science (3)


Presentation and practice of modern separation techniques including thin layer chromatography, analytical and preparative high pressure liquid chromatography, gel permeation chromatography, gas chromatography, ion chromatography, capillary electrophoresis, polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis, GC-MS and LC-MS, ion exchange, and differential centrifugation. Theory behind the processes, sample extraction methods, sample preparation techniques, methods used to standardize instruments and troubleshooting experiments are discussed. Students prepare a white paper proposal and present the experimental results of their research project. Usually offered every fall.