Technical Literature


If you have technical literature featuring the Polyarc® system that you would like to see included on this page, please submit it to contact@activatedresearch.com for review.

Application Notes

Easy to follow examples of the Polyarc system in action:

2017

Sub 1 mg/kg (1 ppm) Detection of Carbon Disulfide with the Polyarc® System
Author(s): Charlie Spanjers, Activated Research Company
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Quantification of Tentatively Identified Extractables and Leachables with Mass Spectrometry and Polyarc®/FID
Author(s): Jianxin Yu, Ashley Baeten, and Scott Citrowske, Abbott Laboratories
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Quantification of Compounds with Low or Negligible Response in Traditional FID using the Polyarc® Reactor
Author(s): Paul Dauenhauer and Connor Beach, University of Minnesota; Charlie Spanjers and Andrew Jones, Activated Research Company
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Simultaneous Compound Identification and Quantification with Parallel Polyarc®/FID and MS
Author(s): Erick White, National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Charlie Spanjers and Andrew Jones, Activated Research Company
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ASTM D2163 and D5501 Analysis Comparison with Polyarc®/FID
Author(s): Major Petroleum Company, Contact Activated Research Company for References (contact@activatedresearch.com)
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2016

Polyarc® Microreactor: Quantification of Commercially Unavailable or Unknown Flavor Compounds.
Author(s): Jean-Paul Schirlé-Keller, Smaro Kokkinidou and Devin Peterson, Flavor Research and Education Center at the University of Minnesota
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Hydrogen as a Carrier Gas in the Analysis of Polar/Non-Polar Compounds Using the Polyarc® System.
Author(s): Bob Moyer, Sr. Research Scientist, R&D, Sasol USA
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Accurate Analysis of Fuel Ethers and Oxygenates in a Single Injection without Calibration Standards using GC-Polyarc®/FID.
Author(s): Andrew Jones, Activated Research Company
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GC/FID Analysis of Fatty Acid Methyl Esters without Correction Factors Using the Polyarc® Reactor.
Author(s): Andrew Jones, Activated Research Company
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2015

Quantification of Pesticides in Food without Calibration using GC/FID with the Polyarc® Reactor.
Author(s): Charlie Spanjers and Paul Dauenhauer, University of Minnesota; Andrew Jones, Activated Research Company
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Quantification of Liquid Hydrocarbons with Large Boiling Point Range using the Polyarc Reactor® Reactor.
Author(s): Charlie Spanjers and Paul Dauenhauer, University of Minnesota; Andrew Jones, Activated Research Company
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Publications

Learn more about the Polyarc system from these peer-reviewed papers:

2017
 

Abdelrahman, O., et al., ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, “Biomass-Derived Butadiene by Dehydra-Decyclization of Tetrahydrofuran”
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Spanjers, C., et al., Analytical Methods, “Increasing Flame Ionization Detector (FID) Sensitivity Using Post-Column Oxidation-Methanation”
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Abdelrahman, O., et al., ACS Catalysis, “Renewable Isoprene by Sequential Hydrogenation of Itaconic Acid and Dehydra-Decyclization of 3-Methyl-Tetrahydrofuran”
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Supporting information, which includes experimental results and use of the Polyarc system

 

2016
 
Beach, C., et al., Analyst, “Quantitative carbon detector for enhanced detection of molecules in foods, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, flavors, and fuels”
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American Laboratory: Calibration-Free Catalytic Microreactor for Analysis of Pesticides in Food (begins on pg. 21)

 

2015
 
The Analytical Scientist: Catalyze This (or That)

 

PyNe: Easy molecular characterisation of bio-oil via the Polyarc® reactor (pdf; begins on pg. 16)

 

2014
 
Maduskar, S., et al., Lab on a Chip, “Quantitative carbon detector (QCD) for calibration-free, high-resolution characterization of complex mixtures”