Application Note: A guide to thermal desorption for gas chromatography
6 March 2023

Thermal desorption is a versatile pre-concentration technique for gas chromatography that is used to analyze volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds. In this eBook from Markes, discover the basics of thermal desorption, including how it evolved, how it works, and why it is so versatile. Further, learn about the different sampling options, such as pumped and passive, canisters and on-line, and more. Finally, explore the various applications it can be used for, such as ambient air monitoring, soil, gas and water monitoring, fragrance, and odor profiling, consumer environmental health, industrial air monitoring, and occupational health.