Spectroscopy-05-01-2004

Spectroscopy

Focus on Quality Validation of Spectrometry Software, Part VIII (PDF)

May 01, 2004

Columns

Part VIII of the series covers change control and its importance in maintaining a system's validation status.

PittCon 2004 Review (PDF)

May 01, 2004

Articles

Spectroscopy presents our annual wrap-up of spectroscopic instruments that appeared this year at the Pittsburgh Conference.

End of the Spectrum Searching for Blasts from the Past (PDF)

May 01, 2004

Departments

The Chemical Heritage Foundation launches a project to catalog and display the most important analytical instruments of the 20th century.

Tautomerism and Expert Systems in Spectroscopy, Part II: Assigning the Correct Tautomers Using NMR Spectral Predictors and IR Structure–Spectrum Verification Tools (PDF)

May 01, 2004

Articles

Because tautomers are closely related structural isomers, it can be difficult to identify distinguishing traits. Specialized software can be used to accelerate the assignment and validation of proposed tautomers.

Book Review Review of Practical Guide to ICP-MS by Robert Thomas (Marcel Dekker, 2004) [PDF]

May 01, 2004

Departments

The Practical Guide to ICP-MS is the book form of a series of articles that appeared recently in Spectroscopy.