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A Top

AAS Deviations from Beer's Law

AAS Detector

AAS Dual Beam Design

AAS Light Source

AAS Monochromator

AAS Safety

AAS Single Beam Design

About the HPLC

About Transition Metal Complexes

Absorption of UV-Vis Radiation by Transition Metal Complexes

Achieving Good Separations

Achieving Good Separations with GC

Achieving Good Separations with SDS-PAGE

Adding Colours

Applications of Chromatography

Analytical Wavelength

Analytical Wavelength and Solvents


B Top

Basics of Radiation Safety

Beer’s Law


Buffer Systems

C Top


Care and Maintenance of the pH Meter

Changing Conditions

Chemical Interferences

Choosing an Appropriate Solvent

Classification of Chromatographic Methods

Colour - Reflection and Transmission

Column Ovens

Condition of Received Goods

Customer Service Systems

D Top

Denaturing Gels - DNA and RNA

Denaturing Gels - Proteins


Deviations from Beer’s Law

Documentation and Communication

Dual Beam Design

E Top

Electromagnetic Radiation

Electrophoresis Buffers

Enzyme Storage Conditions

F Top

Flame Atomiser

Flow Rates

Following Up Orders

G Top

Gas Cylinders and Safety

Gas Mixtures

GC Detectors

GC - More about Columns

GC - Retention Time and Peaks

GC Troubleshooting

General Aspects of AAS Analysis

Gradient Gels

Graphite Furnace Atomiser

H Top

Hazards Associated with the use of the LSC

High Pressure Safety

Horizontal and Vertical Gel Systems

How does the GC work?

How Organic Compounds Absorb UV-Vis Radiation

How to Prioritise

HPLC - Handy Hints

HPLC Troubleshooting

I Top

Identification of Samples and Standard Methods

Interpreting Infrared Spectra

Introduction to Radiation

Introduction to the Spectrophotometer

Inventory Control

L Top

Labelling of Chemicals

Laboratory Solutions


LS Counting

LSC Maintenance and Calibration

LSC Troubleshooting

M Top

Maintenance Plans

Maintenance Procedures

Maintenance Records

Making a Decision

Measuring Molecular Weight

Measuring pH

More about the FID and TCD

More on Sample Preparation for Spectoscopic Analysis

More on Sample Preparation for Chromatographic and Electrophoretic Techniques

O Top

Optimisation of Column Performance

Origin of UV-Vis Spectra

Overview of Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis

P Top

Parts of a Microscope

pH Meter

Positioning the Burner

Practical Application of Beer’s Law

Practical Use of Standards

Preventative Maintenance of the pH Meter Electrode


Prisms and Separating White Light

Protein Purification

Q Top

Quantitative GC

R Top

Reference Standards

Reflection and Mirrors

Refraction and Total Internal Reflection

Requirements for Chemical Record Keeping

Requirements of Customers and Suppliers

Research Into Customer Behaviour

Risk Assessment


S Top

Safety, It's Common Sense!

Sample Description and Reporting

Sample Preparation Background for Spectoscopic Analysis

Sample Preparation Background for Chromatographic and Electrophoretic Analysis

SDS-PAGE Handy Hints

SDS-PAGE Troubleshooting

Shelf Life of Laboratory Solutions

Single Beam Design

Spectral Interferences

Structural Elucidation - Examples

T Top

The Application of AAS

The Column

The Dual Nature of Light

The Electrophoresis Gel

The Electrophoretic System

The GC Column

The GC Mobile Phase (Carrier Gas)

The Infrared Spectrophotometer

The Interpretation of Mass Spectra

The Interpretation of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectra

The Laemmli Gel

The Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer

The Origin of AAS Spectra

The SimuLab Database

The Spectrophotometer

The Mass Spectrometer

The Mobile Phase

Theoretical Plates

Transmission and Intensity

Two Measures Used with UV-Vis Spectra

U Top

Understanding Check Samples

UV-Vis Detector

UV-Vis Monochromator

UV-Vis Radiation Source

UV-Vis Sample Holder

V Top

Variability, Accuracy and Precision

Visualisation of Protein Bands

W Top

Western Blotting

What Affects UV-Vis Absorption by Organic Compounds

What’s This Thing Called ‘Chromatography’?

What’s This Thing Called ‘Electrophoresis’?

What’s This Thing Called ‘Spectroscopy’?


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