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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 DB-5DB-5DB-1OV-1SPB-1
Column length (m)
Carrier gas HeHeHe N2
Column diameter (mm) 0.320.320.530.320.75
Phase thickness (mum) 
Temperature (C)
I 825.59832.30803.799.801.
ReferenceHarangi, 2003Harangi, 2003Dewulf, Van Langenhove, et al., 1997Villalobos, 1995Castello, Vezzani, et al., 1991
Column type PackedPackedPackedPackedPacked
Active phase OV-1OV-1OV-1SqualaneSE-30
Column length (m)
Carrier gas HeHeHeN2Ar
Substrate Chromosorb W DMCSChromosorb W DMCSChromosorb W DMCSChezasorb AW-HMDSGas Chrom Q (80-100 mesh)
Column diameter (mm)      
Phase thickness (mum)      
Temperature (C)
I 809.814.804.806.825.
ReferenceCastello and Gerbino, 1988Castello and Gerbino, 1988Castello and Gerbino, 1988Pacáková, Vojtechová, et al., 1988Tiess, 1984
Column type Packed
Active phase SE-30
Column length (m) 2.
Carrier gas  
Substrate Gaschrom Q
Column diameter (mm)  
Phase thickness (mum)  
Temperature (C) 100.
I 814.
ReferenceWinskowski, 1983
Comment MSDC-RI


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

Harangi, 2003
Harangi, J., Short communication. Retention index calculation without n-alkanes -- the virtual carbon number, J. Chromatogr. A, 2003, 993, 1-2, 187-195, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0021-9673(03)00320-0 . [all data]

Dewulf, Van Langenhove, et al., 1997
Dewulf, J.; Van Langenhove, H.; Everaert, M., Solid-phase microextraction of volatile organic compounds estimation of the sorption equilibrium from the Kováts index, effect of salinity and humic acids and the study of the kinetics by the development of an agitated/static layer model, J. Chromatogr. A, 1997, 761, 1-2, 205-217, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0021-9673(96)00810-2 . [all data]

Villalobos, 1995
Villalobos, R., A window diagram for key component analysis in on-line gas chromatography, J. Hi. Res. Chromatogr., 1995, 18, 6, 343-347, https://doi.org/10.1002/jhrc.1240180604 . [all data]

Castello, Vezzani, et al., 1991
Castello, G.; Vezzani, S.; Gerbino, T., Gas chromatographic separation and automatic identification of complex mixtures of organic solvents in indrustrial wates, J. Chromatogr., 1991, 585, 2, 273-280, https://doi.org/10.1016/0021-9673(91)85088-W . [all data]

Castello and Gerbino, 1988
Castello, G.; Gerbino, T.C., Effect of Temperature on the Gas Chromatographic Separation of Halogenated Compounds on Polar and Non-Polar Stationary Phases, J. Chromatogr., 1988, 437, 33-45, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0021-9673(00)90369-8 . [all data]

Pacáková, Vojtechová, et al., 1988
Pacáková, V.; Vojtechová, H.; Coufal, P., Reaction gas chromatography: study of the photodecomposition of halogenated hydrocarbons, Chromatographia, 1988, 25, 7, 621-626, https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02327659 . [all data]

Tiess, 1984
Tiess, D., Gaschromatographische Retentionsindices von 125 leicht- bis mittelflüchtigen organischen Substanzen toxikologisch-analytischer Relevanz auf SE-30, Wiss. Z. Wilhelm-Pieck-Univ. Rostock Math. Naturwiss. Reihe, 1984, 33, 6-9. [all data]

Winskowski, 1983
Winskowski, J., Gaschromatographische Identifizierung von Stoffen anhand von Indexziffem und unterschiedlichen Detektoren, Chromatographia, 1983, 17, 3, 160-165, https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02271041 . [all data]


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