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Chromatography: A Science of Discovery
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Robert L. Wixom (Editor), Charles W. Gehrke (Editor), publlished by Wiley
ISBN: 978-0-470-28345-5

More than one hundred years after Mikhail Tswett pioneered adsorption chromatography, his separation technique has developed into an important branch of scientific study. Providing a full portrait of the discipline, Chromatography: A Science of Discovery bridges the gap between early, twentieth-century chromatography and the cutting edge of today’s research.

Featuring contributions from more than fifty award-winning chromatographers, Chromatography offers a multifaceted look at the development and maturation of this field into its current state, as well as its importance across various scientific endeavors. The coverage includes:

  • Consideration of chromatography as a unified science rather than just a separation method
  • Key breakthroughs, revolutions, and paradigm shifts in chromatography
  • Profiles of Nobel laureates who used chromatography in their research, and the role it played
  • Recent advances in column technology
  • Chromatography’s contributions to the agricultural, space, biological/medical sciences; pharmaceutical science; and environmental, natural products, and chemical analysis
  • Future trends in chromatography

With numerous references and an engaging series of voices, Chromatography: A Science of Discovery offers a diverse look at an essential area of science. It is a unique and invaluable resource for researchers, students, and other interested readers who seek a broader understanding of this field.

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