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Factory Principles Applied to Analytical Chemistry: An Integrated Laboratory Management System

  • J. N. Thompson
Part of the Advanced Manufacturing book series (ADVMANUF)

Abstract

Equipping a laboratory with state-of-the-art analytical instrumentation and allocating routine tasks to preparation and analytical robots is a laudable aim which has tangible business and technical benefits. To be totally effective, however, there exists a need for brains to combine the brawn of these components into a cohesive functional unit. The brains behind a laboratory operation have, in the past, been laboratory information management systems (LIMS). The nomenclature is significant.

Keywords

Status File Business Objective Corporate System Laboratory Information Management System File Transfer Protocol 
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References

  1. 1.
    Linder M. Laboratory Automation and Robotics — Quo Vadis? Scientific Computing and Automation (Europe) 1990. Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam.Google Scholar
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    Mattes D.C. and McDowall R.D. A Universal LIMS Architecture. Scientific Computing and Automation (Europe) 1990. Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1997

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  • J. N. Thompson

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