coupled column

coupled column

[′kəp·əld ′käl·əm]
(architecture)
One of two columns used as a grouped pair.
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coupled column

Columns set as close pairs with a much wider space between the pairs.
See also: Bethlehem column
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Nystrom, "Synthesis of Partially Thermally Coupled Column Configurations of Multi-Component Distillations," In "Proceedings of European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering-13 (ESCAPE)," Andrzej Kraslawski and Ilkka Turunen, Eds.,
'No.' A gentle wind drifted in through the arches supported by coupled columns, while the children and the sun abandoned the open quarters.
Because the 3.6 micron core-shell particles produce lower backpressures than traditional media, longer or coupled columns can be used to increase resolving power on both HPLC and UHPLC instruments.
GCxGC separates the sample using two coupled columns and a modulator interface that quantitatively transfers and compresses the sample to the second column, resulting in improved separation, sensitivity and reproducibility.

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