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2D-LC Tutorial at HTC-16

On Thursday January 30th, 2020, CAST member Bob Pirok gave a tutorial titled Advances in 2D-LC. The tutorial described the basic principles of 2D-LC, including data formatting, shifting gradients, method development and modulation.

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Big update to database and MOREPEAKS

We have added about 200 more publications to the 2D-LC method database, a collaboration between the University of Amsterdam and Gustavus Adolphus College. The database now covers almost all methods from 1978 until present. Please advise us of any papers we might have missed through the special option in the menu.

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Update 2D-LC method database

The 2D-LC method database – a collaboration between the University of Amsterdam and Gustavus Adolphus College – has been doubled in size with the addition of all methods from 2011 until 2015. The layout and presentation has furthermore been optimized based on feedback. We continue to update the database backwards in time. We are also further investigating other helpful tools to search and filter the database.

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Thank you for visiting. On this website you will be able to find more information on the work by Bob Pirok and colleagues. The website

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Chemometrics & Advanced
Separations Team (CAST)

Welcome to the website of the Chemometrics & Advanced Separations Team (CAST) of the University of Amsterdam and VU Amsterdam University. The team comprises enthusiastic researchers from both universities who devote a bit of their time to developing guides and tools for use by the community. Here, you will be able to find useful information, software and tools for use in multi-dimensional chromatography.