Tutorial: Fundamentals of GC-MS

Qualitative Methods of GC-MS Analysis

Retention Time and Retention Index

The retention time and the retention index are important parameters in qualitative analysis. These retention parameters will be explained here.

Library Search

The mass spectra show a specific pattern corresponding to compounds. Therefore, the comparison of a measured spectrum to a database is an effective identification method. Library search will be explained here.

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

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