Sample introduction is arguably one of the most important aspects in successful gas chromatography. The vast majority of problems that arise in GC are inlet or "front-end" related. If your sample is not introduced properly to the inlet and column, all bets are off for producing a useful high-resolution chromatogram.
Presenter: Mark Sinnott (Application Engineer, Agilent Technologies, Inc.)
Mark Sinnott works for Agilent Technologies as a Technical Support Engineer in the Consumables and Supplies Division (CSD) at the capillary column manufacturing facility (the “J&W Scientific” location). In his position at Agilent, Mark performs technical support and applications assistance to gas chromatographers worldwide. He has more than 22 years of experience in gas chromatography, including environmental analysis of compounds in air, soil and water matrices, including dissolved gas analysis for the electrical industry. Mark holds a Master’s Degree in Chemistry from California State University, Sacramento, and currently resides in Sacramento.
Presenter: Ryan Birney (Application Engineer, Agilent Technologies, Inc.)
In Ryan’s current role at Agilent, he provides application assistance and technical support for GC and Spectroscopy. He has been supporting Agilent in technical and sales roles for the past seven years. Ryan came to Agilent from industry, and has an BS degree in Biochemistry.