Instrumentation


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Our clients can be assured their samples will be investigated using state-of-the-art instrumentation in the areas of chromatography, spectroscopy, and polymer testing. New equipment and regular upgrades reflect Vitas commitment to customized solutions.

Separation & Detection techniques


High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC and UPLC) with detector type:

  •     Spectrophotometric (UV-Vis, Diode array)
  •     Fluorescence (FLD)
  •     Evaporative Light Scattering Detection (ELSD) and NQAD
  •     Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry (IT-MS)
  •     Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometry (QqQ, 3D)
  •     High Resolution time of flight MS ( TOF-HRMS)
  •     ICP-MS

Gas Chromatography (GC) - Flame Ionization Detection (FID)

Gas Chromatography (GC) -Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)

Head Space (HS)-GC-MS or FID


 Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC, SEC) in combination with detection type:

  •         Spectrophotometric (UV-Vis, Diode array)
  •         Fluorescence (FLD)
  •         Evaporative Light Scattering Detection (ELSD) and NQAD
  •         Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry (IT-MS,3D)
  •         Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometry (QqQ)
  •         High Resolution time of flight MS ( TOF-HRMS)


Molecular Spectroscopy

  •         Ultraviolet-Visible Spectrophotometry (UV-Vis)
  •         Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
  •         Fluorescens Spectroscopy (FLD)
  •         Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR): 400 MHz 1H. 13C, 31P, 19F

Physical and Thermal Testing

  •         Melting point
  •         Viscosity
  •         LogP and LogD ( Shaking flask and Slow stirring method)
  •         Osmolality


Wet Chemical Techniques and Other Equipment

  •         ELISA
  •         Antibody based sample clean up
  •         pH  
  •         Solid phase exctraction
  •         Karl Fisher - trace water determination
  •         Dissolution and Disintergration