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Application of MS to Industrial Fermentation

  • S. Bohatka
  • J. Szilagyi
  • G. Langer

Abstract

A quadrupole mass spectrometer analyser system was constructed in ATOMKI and is used in monitoring fermentation processes in BIOGAL. The results of construction and user’s experiences are reviewed. The QMS coupled with a complex sampling system is capable for multi-component and multi-channel on-line, quasi-simultaneous analysis of several gases and volatile components in gas and liquid phases. Methods are elaborated for the off-line measurement of some non-volatile components. Problems and features of membrane inlets and multiprobe sampling are dealt with and examples of fermentation measurements are given.

Keywords

Silicone Rubber Industrial Fermentation Phenoxyacetic Acid Idle Probe Constant Leak 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Bohatka
    • 1
  • J. Szilagyi
    • 2
  • G. Langer
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Nuclear Research of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (ATOMKI)DebrecenHungary
  2. 2.BIOGAL Pharmaceutical WorksDebrecenHungary

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