, Volume 21, Issue 8, pp 439–442 | Cite as

HPLC analysis of the large polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in a diesel particulate

  • J. C. Fetzer
  • W. R. Biggs
  • K. Jinno


High performace liquid chromatography (HPLC) was used to separate the large polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in a diesel particulate extract. Identification of individual peaks was made using a photodiode array UV/visible detector to collect their absorbance spectra. Comparisons between standard compounds and the peaks were made using both retention times and spectra. Compounds of up to 10 rings were identified.

Key Words

Column liquid chromatography Photodiode array detection Diesel particulate extract Large polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons 


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© Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. C. Fetzer
    • 1
  • W. R. Biggs
    • 1
  • K. Jinno
    • 2
  1. 1.Chevron Research CompanyRichmondUSA
  2. 2.School of Materials ScienceToyohashi University of TechnologyToyohashiJapan

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