, Volume 14, Issue 7, pp 421–424 | Cite as

Comments on column characterization: A sulfur column

  • F. Dowell
  • G. H. Stewart


The McReynolds' constants for liquid sulfur as a stationary phase in gas-liquid chromatography (GLC) are presented. A simple graphical method of pattern analysis is used to indicate the uniqueness of the sulfur column as compared with other stationary liquid phases characterized by McReynolds. The limitations of using a single factor (as polarity) for the basis for the selection of GLC columns is discussed.

Key Words

Gas chromatography Liquid sulfur McReynolds' constants 


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© Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Dowell
    • 1
  • G. H. Stewart
    • 2
  1. 1.Chemistry Division, OakRidge National LaboratoryOak RidgeU.S.A.
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryTexas Woman's UniversityDentonU.S.A.

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