, Volume 31, Issue 11–12, pp 595–599 | Cite as

Statistical moment analysis and deconvolution of overlapping chromatographic peaks

  • C. P. Cai
  • N. S. Wu


By using a parameter determined from the leading half of the peak to describe the peak asymmetry, a method for the calculation of statistical moments of overlapping peaks is developed. This approach is also applicable to the deconvolution of partially overlapping peaks. The advantage of this method over the traditional summation method for the statistical moment analysis of overlapping peaks is significant.

Key Words

Chromatography general Overlapping peaks Statistical moment analysis Deconvolution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. P. Cai
    • 1
  • N. S. Wu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied ChemistryUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefei, AnhuiP.R. China

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