Fresenius' Zeitschrift für analytische Chemie

, Volume 330, Issue 3, pp 235–236 | Cite as

Supercritical fluid chromatography/mass spectrometry using a simple capillary-direct interface

  • Steven B. Hawthorne
  • David J. Miller
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A simple method for interfacing capillary supercritical fluid chromatography with a commercial quadrupole mass spectrometer (SFC/MS) has been developed that yields good chromatographic peak shapes and good sensitivity. No modification of the mass spectrometer is required, and a single instrument can be used for both SFC/MS and GC/MS with conversion between modes requiring less than 20 min. SFC/MS separations and chemical ionization mass spectra of wax components, a triazine pesticide metabolite, abietic acid, and high molecular weight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are reported.


Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Mass Spectrometer Triazine Chemical Ionization Supercritical Fluid 
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Kombination von Chromatographie mit überkritischen fluiden Phasen und Massenspektrometrie unter Verwendung eines einfachen direkten Capillar-Interface


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© Springer-Verlag 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven B. Hawthorne
    • 1
  • David J. Miller
    • 1
  1. 1.Energy and Minerals Research CenterUniversity of North DakotaGrand ForksUSA

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