Ghost Peaks in Gas Chromatography Part I: The Carrier Gas and Carrier Gas Lines

Author(s): Jaap de Zeeuw
Restek Corporation

Published By: Separation Science

Issue: vol. 5, issue 2

Year of Publication: 2013


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Abstract: We get always a number of inquiries from customers that see peaks show up in their chromatogram when they do not inject them. There are several sources for these “ghost peaks,” which we will discuss in several articles. Part I focuses on the carrier gas and carrier gas lines.