, Volume 29, Issue 9–10, pp 419–428 | Cite as

Liquid chromatography with charge transfer complexation

  • J. M. Roussel
  • A. M. Siouffi
  • M. Julliard
  • M. Chanon


The paper describes the retention changes observed when an organic acceptor is added to the mobile phase of a liquid chromatography system. The capacity factor decrease depends on the donor character of the solute. Correlations with ionization potentials, HOMO energies and half wave oxidation potentials demonstrate the role of the organic acceptor. According monstrate the role of the organic acceptor. According to the chromatographic properties of the acceptor which is either unretained (TCNE) or slightly retained (TNF) different retention mechanisms are proposed.

Key Words

Column liquid chromatography Acceptor-Donor complexes Selectivity enhancement Physical properties/retention correlation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Roussel
    • 1
  • A. M. Siouffi
    • 1
  • M. Julliard
    • 2
  • M. Chanon
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Génie Chimique et Chimie AppliquéeURA CNRS 126; Faculté des Sciences et Techniques de Saint Jérôme Université d' Aix-Marseille IIIMarseille Cedex 13France
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Chimie Moléculaire et de Pétroléochimie-URA CNRS 126; Faculté des Sciences et Techniques de Saint JérômeUniversité d' Aix-Marseille IIIMarseille Cedex 13France

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