, Volume 15, Issue 9, pp 543–545 | Cite as

Automatic peak detection in chromatography

  • J. L. Excoffier
  • G. Guiochon


A modified derivative of chromatographic signal is proposed for detection of the appearance of a new peak. The method is shown to yield peak areas of good precision even in very noisy systems.

Key Words

Data handling Peak detection Quantitative analysis Signal derivative 


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. [1]
    J. L. Excoffier, G. Guiochon, Poster paper H29, XIIIth International Symposium on Chromatography. Cannes, France, July 1980.Google Scholar
  2. [2]
    G. Guiochon, Chromatographia11, 249 (1978).Google Scholar
  3. [3]
    A. Savitzky, M. J. E. Golay, Anal. Chem.36, 1627 (1964)Google Scholar
  4. [4]
    M. H. J. van Rijswick, Chromatographia7, 491 (1974).Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. L. Excoffier
    • 1
  • G. Guiochon
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Chimie Analytique PhysiqueEcole PolytechniquePalaiseauFrance

Personalised recommendations