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Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, Inc.


Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, Inc. has published these technical articles:

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The steady stream of consumer complaints related to foods reflects continuing high concern for food safety. To address these concerns and specific contamination-related complaints, it is important to... (View Full Article)
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This application note presents an analysis of cortisone acetate tablets according to the USP monograph using the Nexera UC system. The original normal phase method was transferred to an SFC method... (View Full Article)
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Contamination of food products with pesticides is a growing concern because of recognized adverse health effects; this concern is particularly acute for baby foods. This application note presents... (View Full Article)
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Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in water are regulated by environmental water quality laws or standards because of health hazard factors. Purge and trap methods and Headspace methods are commonly... (View Full Article)
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USEPA wastewater method 624 Purgeables was originally published as 40 CFR Part 136 Appendix A in the mid 1980's. While instrumentation has advanced, there have been no significant updates to method... (View Full Article)
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Edible oils, possibly the most widespread cooking ingredient in the world, are extracted from many sources. These include fruits, seeds, and plants. These oils are not only used in cooking (e.g.... (View Full Article)
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X-ray fluorescence analysis can be used to quickly and easily analyze samples in solid, powder and liquid states nondestructively, and is therefore widely used as a screening method for compliance... (View Full Article)
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Controversy has always surrounded the purity of olive oil based on its classification as "Extra Virgin", "Virgin", and "Olive Oil". The International Olive Council (IOC) and the United States... (View Full Article)
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This note compares the application performance differences between helium and hydrogen as carrier gases for GCMS. The US EPA Method 8270D compound list was used to evaluate performance because of the... (View Full Article)
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This paper examines the transmission characteristics of paper-based milk cartons using the UV-3600 ultraviolet-visible-near-infrared spectrophotometer. The results of measurements conducted on the 3... (View Full Article)
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This Data Sheet introduces an example of the high-sensitivity simultaneous analysis of inorganic gases and light hydrocarbons utilizing the Shimadzu Tracera High-Sensitivity Gas Chromatograph system.... (View Full Article)
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Commercially available plastic products contain polymers, such as polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), as their main components, as well as various trace components added to enhance performance... (View Full Article)
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Oil dispersants are used to reduce the impact of oil spills in an aquatic environment. While there is conflicting information regarding their safety, rapid and sensitive methods for determination of... (View Full Article)
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One of the most common applications for QA/QC environments is Color Analysis and being able to assign a color value to finished products. The color value of a material can be obtained by collecting a... (View Full Article)
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Many varieties of beer have been produced and marketed with modifications to the ingredients to adjust such characteristics as alcohol and calorie content. This note presents results on the... (View Full Article)
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In recent years, there has been an increase in smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices that use glass. Mobile products require the strength to resist bends, drops and other external forces, and... (View Full Article)
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Introducing the calculation of band gap based on the diffuse reflectance spectra obtained from measurement of titanium dioxide using the UV-2600 ultraviolet-visible spectrophotometer.... (View Full Article)
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Electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry (ETAAS) and inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy (ICP-AES) are widely used as trace metal analytical methods. In addition, they are... (View Full Article)
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This application presents an example of analysis of Cd and Pb in pet food using the AA-7000 Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer.... (View Full Article)
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Because organic additives can affect plating quality, it is important to manage them to ensure product quality. This application presents measurement of a nickel plating solution containing nickel... (View Full Article)
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This paper introduces an example of the strength evaluation of self-repair coating film used on the functional protective film that covers the LCD screens of such products as smartphones and tablets.... (View Full Article)
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Maple syrup can be purchased as either pure or as a cheaper alternative that contains additives such as corn syrup. This application news demonstrates that FTIR analysis is a viable tool for the... (View Full Article)
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No other food products focus consumer attention as those that are prepared for consumption by children. Of current interest are the natural and added sugar contents of processed baby foods and juices.... (View Full Article)
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Presenting the results of sensitivity evaluation testing of commercially available antimony-spiked PE (polyethylene) plastic standards using the EDX-720/GP X-ray fluorescence spectrometer. In... (View Full Article)
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Many companies are beginning to use CFC substitutes and develop products for reducing the adverse effects of anti-perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). This note presents two analyses of these products and... (View Full Article)
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This work demonstrates a rapid method for the detection of naturally occurring cannabinoids using the LCMS-8050. Useful for quantitating cannabinoids in raw or commercial products, this method showed... (View Full Article)
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When a sample is of indeterminate form or the quantity is small, obtaining stable quantitative values can be problematic due to fluctuation of the X-ray fluorescence intensity. This application note... (View Full Article)
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Global warming due to the burning of fossil fuels is now widely recognized as a problem, and among the alternatives to fossil fuels, the extraction of fuel from micro algae has been actively... (View Full Article)
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The inertness and biocompatibility of gold nanoparticles (Au-NPs) make them very promising for specific applications such as medical imaging, drug delivery, gene delivery, and molecular sensing. This... (View Full Article)
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Whether multiple or single anti-reflection (AR) coatings are applied to a substrate, it is of critical importance that the individual coatings be analyzed for film thickness prior to making a finished... (View Full Article)