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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 CapillaryCapillaryCapillaryCapillaryCapillary
Active phase HP-1HP-1SE-30OV-101OV-101
Column length (m)
Carrier gas HeHe   
Column diameter (mm) 0.3100.3100.350.50.5
Phase thickness (mum) 0.520.520.35  
Temperature (C)
I 1079.11080.71085.41087.51093.3
ReferenceKoutek, Cvacka, et al., 2001Koutek, Cvacka, et al., 2001Tudor, 1997Cha and Lee, 1994Cha and Lee, 1994
Column type PackedPacked
Active phase Apiezon LApiezon L
Column length (m)   
Carrier gas   
Substrate Celite (40:60 Gewichtsverhaltnis)Celite (40:60 Gewichtsverhaltnis)
Column diameter (mm)   
Phase thickness (mum)   
Temperature (C) 130.190.
I 1069.1080.
Referencevon Kováts, 1958von Kováts, 1958


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Koutek, Cvacka, et al., 2001
Koutek, B.; Cvacka, J.; Streinz, L.; Vrkocová, P.; Doubský, J.; Simonová, H.; Feltl, L.; Svoboda, V., Comparison of methods employing gas chromatography retention data to determine vapour pressures at 298 K, J. Chromatogr. A, 2001, 923, 1-2, 137-152, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0021-9673(01)00965-7 . [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]

Cha and Lee, 1994
Cha, K.-W.; Lee, D.-J., Prediction of retention indices of various compounds in gas-liquid chromatography, J. Korean Chem. Soc., 1994, 38, 2, 108-120, retrieved from http://journal.kcsnet.or.kr/publi/dh/dh94n2/108.pdf. [all data]

von Kováts, 1958
von Kováts, E., 206. Gas-chromatographische Charakterisierung organischer Verbindungen. Teil 1: Retentionsindices aliphatischer Halogenide, Alkohole, Aldehyde und Ketone, Helv. Chim. Acta, 1958, 41, 7, 1915-1932, https://doi.org/10.1002/hlca.19580410703 . [all data]


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