Journal of Analytical Chemistry

, Volume 58, Issue 10, pp 944–950

Rapid Determination of Explosives and Narcotics Using a Multicapillary-Column Gas Chromatograph and an Ion-Mobility Spectrometer

  • I. A. Buryakov
  • Yu. N. Kolomiets

DOI: 10.1023/A:1026127700471

Cite this article as:
Buryakov, I.A. & Kolomiets, Y.N. Journal of Analytical Chemistry (2003) 58: 944. doi:10.1023/A:1026127700471


A gas chromatograph for the rapid determination of explosives (2,4-dinitrotoluene, 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene, and pentaerythritol tetranitrate) and narcotics (heroin, cocaine hydrochloride, and crack) is described, and its analytical characteristics are presented. The instrument was equipped with a multicapillary column and an ion-mobility spectrometer as a detector.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. A. Buryakov
    • 1
  • Yu. N. Kolomiets
    • 1
  1. 1.Design and Technological Institute of Instrument Making for Geophysics and Ecology, Siberian DivisionRussian Academy of SciencesNovosibirskRussia

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