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Gas Chromatography (GC)

GC is an common analytical technique for separating and analyzing compounds that can be vaporized without decomposition.  Different stationary polymeric phases coated in a small diameter column are used to separate compounds based primarily on their volatility and on their analytical structure and functional groups. This technique can be used for the analysis of fuels, pesticides, hormones, waste water indicator compounds, pharmaceuticals, industrial compounds, and compounds formed by combustion.