capillary column

capillary column

[′kap·ə‚ler·ē ‚käl·əm]
(analytical chemistry)
One of the long, narrow (100 meters by 0.2-0.5 millimeter or 330 feet by 0.008-0.02 inch) columns used for capillary gas chromatography. Also known as open tubular column.
References in classic literature ?
One soul is a counterpoise of all souls, as a capillary column of water is a balance for the sea.
The familiar experiment called the hydrostatic paradox, in which a capillary column of water balances the ocean, is a symbol of the relation of one man to the whole family of men.
This decision enables Agilent to put more focus on developing capillary column applications.
In addition to the 007-5MS column type, two new phases have been added to the GC capillary column line, the 007-1MS and 007-17MS.
The CapLC system is compatible with Micromass' Q-Tof 2 mass spectrometer, allowing the capillary column holder and sample management components to be placed directly adjacent to the ion source of the Q-Tof.
The transfer line was an uncoated fused silica capillary column (0.
The gas chromatograph was equipped with a HP 5% diphenylpolysiloxane-95% dimethylpolysiloxane capillary column (HP-5; 25 m x 0.
However, one interesting area where significant innovation is occurring is in how samples and sample extracts are introduced into the GC capillary column.
Made possible by combining breakthrough capillary column technology, with the rugged and stable high-vacuum systems on the Saturn 2000 Ion trap GC/MS, Rapid-MS provides up to 10 times faster analysis with no compromise in data quality.
To minimize this problem, the GC column, injection port, and transfer line temperatures should never exceed the maximum-rated temperature of the liquid phase of the capillary column.
In our studies, one coated capillary column lasted for >1 month and was used for hundreds of assays.
The controller then executes a user-defined pressure profile program that delivers the sample onto a capillary column.