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Kovats' RI, non-polar column, isothermal

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Data compiled by: NIST Mass Spectrometry Data Center, William E. Wallace, director

Column type CapillaryPackedCapillaryCapillaryCapillary
Active phase OV-101OV-101SE-30SE-33CP Sil 5 CB
Column length (m)
Carrier gas N2N2 H2 
Substrate  Chromosorb G HP   
Column diameter (mm) 0.25 0.350.200.25
Phase thickness (mum) 0.2 0.350.150.25
Temperature (C)
I 1455.11463.11456.61461.1477.
ReferenceKittiratanapiboon, Jeyashoke, et al., 1998Didaoui, Touabet, et al., 1997Tudor, 1997Juvancz, Cserháti, et al., 1994Hanai and Hong, 1989
Column type CapillaryCapillaryCapillaryCapillaryCapillary
Active phase DB-1SE-54SE-30SE-30SE-30
Column length (m)
Carrier gas  He   
Column diameter (mm)
Phase thickness (mum) 0.250.15   
Temperature (C)
I 1472.1473.1448.1451.1451.
ReferenceHanai and Hong, 1989Juvancz, Pulsipher, et al., 1989Haken and Korhonen, 1985Haken and Korhonen, 1985Haken and Korhonen, 1985
Column type CapillaryCapillaryCapillaryCapillaryPacked
Active phase SE-30SE-30SE-30SE-30OV-101
Column length (m)
Carrier gas      
Substrate     Chromaton N-AW
Column diameter (mm) 0.330.330.330.33 
Phase thickness (mum)      
Temperature (C)
I 1450.1449.1442.1458.1432.
ReferenceHaken and Korhonen, 1985Haken and Korhonen, 1985Haken and Korhonen, 1985Haken and Korhonen, 1985Berezkin and Returnsky, 1984
Column type PackedPackedPacked
Active phase Apiezon LOV-101SE-30
Column length (m) 2.5 2.
Carrier gas N2  
Substrate Chromatron N-AW-HMDSGas Chrom Q (80-100 mesh)Chromosorb W
Column diameter (mm)    
Phase thickness (mum)    
Temperature (C) 170.150.180.
I 1453.1458.1471.
ReferenceNedopekina, Kovalev, et al., 1981Delley and Friedrich, 1977Zarazir, Chovin, et al., 1970


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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Kittiratanapiboon, Jeyashoke, et al., 1998
Kittiratanapiboon, K.; Jeyashoke, N.; Krisnangkura, K., The relationship of Kováts retention indices and equivalent chain lengths of fatty acid methyl esters on a methyl silicone capillary column, J. Chromatogr. Sci., 1998, 36, 7, 361-364, https://doi.org/10.1093/chromsci/36.7.361 . [all data]

Didaoui, Touabet, et al., 1997
Didaoui, L.; Touabet, A.; Meklati, B.Y., Comparison of mathematical methods for the calculation of retention indices at high temperature in gas chromatography, J. Hi. Res. Chromatogr., 1997, 20, 11, 605-610, https://doi.org/10.1002/jhrc.1240201107 . [all data]

Tudor, 1997
Tudor, E., Temperature dependence of the retention index for perfumery compounds on a SE-30 glass capillary column. I. Linear equations, J. Chromatogr. A, 1997, 779, 1-2, 287-297, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0021-9673(97)00453-6 . [all data]

Juvancz, Cserháti, et al., 1994
Juvancz, Z.; Cserháti, T.; Markides, K.E.; Bradshaw, J.S.; Lee, M.L., Characterization of some new polysiloxane stationary phases by principal component analysis, Chromatographia, 1994, 38, 3/4, 227-231, https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02290341 . [all data]

Hanai and Hong, 1989
Hanai, T.; Hong, C., Structure-retention correlation in CGC, J. Hi. Res. Chromatogr., 1989, 12, 5, 327-332, https://doi.org/10.1002/jhrc.1240120517 . [all data]

Juvancz, Pulsipher, et al., 1989
Juvancz, Z.; Pulsipher, M.A.; Tarbet, B.J.; Schirmer, M.M.; Johnson, R.S.; Markides, K.E.; Bradshaw, J.S.; Lee, M.L., New cyanophenyl-containing polysiloxane stationary phases for capillary column gas chromatography, J. Microcolumn Sep., 1989, 1, 3, 142-149, https://doi.org/10.1002/mcs.1220010307 . [all data]

Haken and Korhonen, 1985
Haken, J.K.; Korhonen, I.O.O., Gas chromatography of homologous esters. XXVII. Retention increments of C1-C18 primary alkanols and their 2-chloropropanoyl and 3-chloropropanoyl derivatives on SE-30 and OV-351 capillary columns, J. Chromatogr., 1985, 319, 131-142, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0021-9673(01)90548-5 . [all data]

Berezkin and Returnsky, 1984
Berezkin, V.G.; Returnsky, V.N., Calculation of invariant retention indices for a series of aliphatic alcohols and acetates by consideration of adsorption at the interface, J. Chromatogr., 1984, 292, 1, 9-17, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0021-9673(01)96185-0 . [all data]

Nedopekina, Kovalev, et al., 1981
Nedopekina, S.F.; Kovalev, B.G.; Kost, A.N., Use of Kovats indices for idetifying sex pheromones, Chem. Nat. Compd. (Engl. Transl.), 1981, 17, 4, 376-380, https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01185272 . [all data]

Delley and Friedrich, 1977
Delley, R.; Friedrich, K., System CG 72 von bevorzugten Trennflüssigkeiten für die Gas-Chromatographie, Chromatographia, 1977, 10, 10, 593-600, https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02265037 . [all data]

Zarazir, Chovin, et al., 1970
Zarazir, D.; Chovin, P.; Guiochon, G., Identification of hydroxylic compounds and their derivatives by gas chromatography, Chromatographia, 1970, 3, 4, 180-195, https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02269018 . [all data]


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