, Volume 21, Issue 7, pp 397–401 | Cite as

Extrapolation and interpolation of gas chromatographic retention times

  • R. P. Kozloski


An empirical method of extrapolating and interpolating gas chromatographic retention times obtained at three equally spaced isothermal temperatures is described. The accuracy of the method was evaluated from retention time data obtained using packed glass columns. A procedure for constructing retention time tables for homologous series and the derivation of an equation for calculating retention times as a function of temperature is also presented.

Key Words

Gas chromatography Retention time extrapolation Retention time interpolation 


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© Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. P. Kozloski
    • 1
  1. 1.The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment StationNew HavenUSA

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