Navigation Links
Charge detector for ion chromatography co-developed by UT Arlington and Thermo Fisher Scientific
Date:12/18/2012

The University of Texas at Arlington and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announced that they have been granted a United States patent (#8,293,099) for a novel charge detector for ion chromatography that they developed together. The invention has been commercialized as the Thermo Scientific Dionex QD detector, which was introduced in March 2012 at the Pittcon Conference and Expo.

The detector, used in combination with the Thermo Scientific Dionex ICS-4000 ion chromatography system, is well suited for analysis of polyphosphates by environmental testing laboratories, organic acids in the food and beverage industry and amines in chemicals. It offers an easy-to-use alternative to traditional conductivity detectors for peak identification, peak purity analysis and quantification, while generally providing more information.

The charge detector was invented by UT Arlington chemistry professor Purnendu "Sandy" Dasgupta, along with Bingcheng Yang of his research group and Kannan Srinivasan, technical director for Dionex Corporation, a subsidiary of Thermo Fisher Scientific. The patent is jointly owned by Dionex and the UT System.

Dasgupta has received numerous national and international awards for his work in ion chromatography, including the prestigious 2012 Dal Nogare Award, given by the Chromatography Forum of the Delaware Valley, and the 2011 American Chemical Society Award in Chromatography. Dasgupta has been awarded more than $18 million in research grants and is the author of more than 400 scientific papers. The latest patent is his 23rd in the United States.

"We are particularly proud that this innovation has made its way into the marketplace," said Carolyn Cason, vice president for research at UT Arlington. "One of the hallmarks of a vibrant research university is the ability to team with industry to advance scientific application, and this is what Dr. Dasgupta has done."

"We see this as a game changer," said Chris Pohl, Thermo Fisher vice president, chromatography chemistry. "Charge detection, when combined with suppressed conductivity detection, can be used as a confirmatory tool or as a complementary detector to provide additional analytical information."

The Dionex QD detector uses a membrane-based technology and detects ions in proportion to their charge and concentration. This permits reliable quantification of known and unknown compounds with a single standard, as demonstrated in UT Arlington and Thermo Fisher Scientific labs For more information about the Thermo Scientific Dionex QD charge detector for ion chromatography, visit www.thermoscientific.com/QD.


'/>"/>

Contact: Traci Peterson
tpeterso@uta.edu
817-272-9208
University of Texas at Arlington
Source:Eurekalert  

Related medicine news :

1. Male bushcrickets are in charge when it comes to sex
2. A second victim comes forward in the sexual assault charges filed against Dr. Mike Adam.
3. Unexpected findings at multi-detector CT scans: Less reason to worry
4. Virus detector harnesses ring of light in whispering gallery mode
5. Natural Sciences Repository Publishes Chromatography and Acidic Compounds Resources
6. American Chemical Society to honor UT Arlington chemist
7. Nursing and social work students learning to work together at UT Arlington
8. Tellurex Corporation Launches Production of its Alternative Energy Thermoelectric Power Generator - tPOD1™
9. Mammograms Beat Thermography for Breast Cancer Detection: Study
10. Exercise and attitude may be thermostat for hot flashes
11. Evidence on abortion figures overestimated in Mexico fuels scientific debate in medical journal
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Charge detector for ion chromatography co-developed by UT Arlington and Thermo Fisher Scientific
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... ... and two new videos highlight the importance of correctly using a meat thermometer. ... who has done extensive research on consumer food safety habits. Dr. Bruhn explains ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... FL (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2017 , ... ... Pinecrest, Florida. This is MD Now’s 28th facility overall and marks the urgent care ... Highway, located one mile North of The Falls shopping mall. The new clinic offers ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... American Farmer, will feature Chr. Hansen, ... slated to air fourth quarter 2017. American Farmer airs Tuesdays at 8:30aET on RFD-TV. ... pharmacist, founded Chr. Hansen in Denmark in 1874 after a groundbreaking discovery of how ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... IL (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2017 , ... ... management assistance and financial planning services to communities in the greater Chicago metropolitan ... Association to offer assistance to underprivileged youth in Chicago. , Founded in 1897, ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... ... the Houston area with access to asset protection and financial planning services, is ... aimed at improving the lives of children with cancer and other chronic diseases. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/5/2017)... Cincinnati location of Diplomat Specialty Infusion ... been awarded a Top Workplaces 2017 honor by ... on an employee survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a research ... measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and ... ...
(Date:6/2/2017)... , June 2, 2017  NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... care, today announced new findings demonstrating positive biochemical outcomes ... System One™. The data will be presented at ... Madrid, Spain . ... Improve Home Dialysis Network in Europe ...
(Date:5/30/2017)... Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC), will present at the Goldman Sachs ... 13, 2017, in Rancho Palos Verdes, California ... officer, is scheduled to present at 3:20 p.m. Pacific Time. ... http://ir.hill-rom.com/events.cfm . A recorded replay will be available one ... 2017. About Hill-Rom ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: