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Title: Gas amplified ionization detector for gas chromatography

A gas-amplified ionization detector for gas chromatrography which possesses increased sensitivity and a very fast response time. Solutes eluding from a gas chromatographic column are ionized by UV photoionization of matter eluting therefrom. The detector is capable of generating easily measured voltage signals by gas amplification/multiplication of electron products resulting from the UV photoionization of at least a portion of each solute passing through the detector.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. (LaBelle, PA)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
868368
Report Number(s):
US 5126676
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
National Energy Technology Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA, and Morgantown, WV
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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