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Normal alkane RI, non-polar column, custom temperature program

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

Column type CapillaryCapillaryCapillaryCapillaryCapillary
Active phase Methyl SiliconeDB-5 MSPolydimethyl siloxaneMethyl SiliconeDB-5 MS
Column length (m)  60.  30.
Carrier gas  Helium  Helium
Column diameter (mm)  0.32  0.25
Phase thickness (mum)  1.0  1.0
Program not specified40 0C (2 min) 6 0C/min -> 100 0C 4 0C/min -> 180 0C 8 0C/min -> 250 0C (12 min)not specifiednot specifiednot specified
I 683.684.683.684.700.
ReferenceChen and Feng, 2007Liu, Xu, et al., 2007Junkes, Castanho, et al., 2003N/ALuo and Agnew, 2001
Column type CapillaryCapillaryCapillaryCapillaryCapillary
Active phase DB-1SPB-1DB-1DB-1SPB-1
Column length (m)
Carrier gas  He  Helium
Column diameter (mm)  0.530.320.320.53
Phase thickness (mum)
Program not specified40C(6min) => 5C/min => 80C => 10C/min => 200Cnot specified3 min at 5 C; 5 - 50 C at 3 deg/min; 50 - 220 C at 5 deg/min40 0C (6 min) 5 0C/min -> 80 0C 10 0C/min -> 200 0C
I 689.690.687.687.690.
ReferenceZhu and Wang, 2001Flanagan, Streete, et al., 1997Ciccioli, Cecinato, et al., 1994Ciccioli, Brancaleoni, et al., 1993Strete, Ruprah, et al., 1992
Column type CapillaryPackedPackedPacked
Active phase OV-1, SE-30, Methyl silicone, SP-2100, OV-101, DB-1, etc.SE-30SE-30Squalane
Column length (m)
Carrier gas HydrogenN2  
Substrate  Chromosorb WChrom WEmbacel
Column diameter (mm) 0.32   
Phase thickness (mum)     
Program not specified50C910min) => 20C/min => 90(6min) => 10C/min => 150C(hold)50C(10min) => 20C/min(2min) => 90C(6min) => 10C/min(6min) => (hold at 150C)25C(5min) => 2C/min(5min) => 4C/min(15min) => (hold at 95C)
I 689.692.692.681.
ReferenceWaggott and Davies, 1984Robinson and Odell, 1971Robinson and Odell, 1971, 2Robinson and Odell, 1971, 2


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

Chen and Feng, 2007
Chen, Y.; Feng, C., QSPR study on gas chromatography retention index of some organic pollutants, Comput. Appl. Chem. (China), 2007, 24, 10, 1404-1408. [all data]

Liu, Xu, et al., 2007
Liu, Y.; Xu, X.-L.; Zhou, G.-H., Comparative study of volatile compounds in traditional Chinese Nanjing marinated duck by different extraction techniques, Int. J. Food Sci. Technol., 2007, 42, 5, 543-550, https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2621.2006.01264.x . [all data]

Junkes, Castanho, et al., 2003
Junkes, B.S.; Castanho, R.D.M.; Amboni, C.; Yunes, R.A.; Heinzen, V.E.F., Semiempirical Topological Index: A Novel Molecular Descriptor for Quantitative Structure-Retention Relationship Studies, Internet Electronic Journal of Molecular Design, 2003, 2, 1, 33-49. [all data]

Luo and Agnew, 2001
Luo, J.; Agnew, M.P., Gas characteristics before and after biofiltration treating odorous emissions from animal rendering processes, Environ. Technol., 2001, 22, 9, 1091-1103, https://doi.org/10.1080/09593332208618220 . [all data]

Zhu and Wang, 2001
Zhu, X.; Wang, W., The relationship between partition coefficients of hydrocarbons and their retention indices, Acta Scientific Circumstantiae, 2001, 21, 5, 631-633. [all data]

Flanagan, Streete, et al., 1997
Flanagan, R.J.; Streete, P.J.; Ramsey, J.D., Volatile Substance Abuse, UNODC Technical Series, No 5, United Nations, Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna International Centre, PO Box 500, A-1400 Vienna, Austria, 1997, 56, retrieved from http://www.odccp.org/pdf/technicalseries1997-01-011.pdf. [all data]

Ciccioli, Cecinato, et al., 1994
Ciccioli, P.; Cecinato, A.; Brancaleoni, E.; Brachetti, A.; Frattoni, M.; Sparapani, R., Composition and Distribution of Polar and Non-Polar VOCs in Urban, Rural, Forest and Remote Areas, Eur Commission EUR, 1994, 549-568. [all data]

Ciccioli, Brancaleoni, et al., 1993
Ciccioli, P.; Brancaleoni, E.; Cecinato, A.; Sparapani, R.; Frattoni, M., Identification and determination of biogenic and anthropogenic volatile organic compounds in forest areas of Northern and Southern Europe and a remote site of the Himalaya region by high-resolution gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, J. Chromatogr., 1993, 643, 1-2, 55-69, https://doi.org/10.1016/0021-9673(93)80541-F . [all data]

Strete, Ruprah, et al., 1992
Strete, P.J.; Ruprah, M.; Ramsey, J.D.; Flanagan, R.J., Detection and identification of volatile substances by headspace capillary gas chromatography to aid the diagnosis of acute poisoning, Analyst, 1992, 117, 7, 1111-1127, https://doi.org/10.1039/an9921701111 . [all data]

Waggott and Davies, 1984
Waggott, A.; Davies, I.W., Identification of organic pollutants using linear temperature programmed retention indices (LTPRIs) - Part II, 1984, retrieved from http://dwi.defra.gov.uk/research/completed-research/reports/dwi0383.pdf. [all data]

Robinson and Odell, 1971
Robinson, P.G.; Odell, A.L., A system of standard retention indices and its uses. The characterisation of stationary phases and the prediction of retention indices, J. Chromatogr., 1971, 57, 1-10, https://doi.org/10.1016/0021-9673(71)80001-8 . [all data]

Robinson and Odell, 1971, 2
Robinson, P.G.; Odell, A.L., Comparison of isothermal and non-linear temperature programmed gas chromatography. The temperature dependence of the retention indices of a number of hydrocarbons on squalane and SE-30, J. Chromatogr., 1971, 57, 11-17, https://doi.org/10.1016/0021-9673(71)80002-X . [all data]


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