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ALL Talks at FORENSIC@NIST 2022 Workshop on Seized Drug Analyses

Return to Home Page A workshop was presented at the Forensics@NIST 2022 on a variety of topics related to seized drug analyses. See the link to the Agenda: Agenda Link I have added links below to presentations at the workshop. They were originally found on their website, but I have broken down their composite videos into […]

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Unknown White Powder Identified by Wiley KnowItAll Searches

Return to Home Page   Example of “Real World” Identification of Illicit White Powder See the following example using the Wiley KnowItAll innovative Adaptive Mass Spec Search and IR search of mixtures in solids to identify an “unknown” white powder. You Tube Video Hand-Out for Video KnowItAll and its associated reference spectra are very valuable […]

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Morning Winds on Watauga Lake

I have routinely over the years noted a very nice east wind in the morning on Watauga Lake.  Especially in the area near Watauga Lake Marina.  It is a wind formed from differential heating of the hills and the water. The wind is from the east and fairly constant from ~7:30 am to around 9:30-10:30 […]

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Marine Electrical Systems Resource

  While looking for marine electrical systems info I ran across this site.  Its a full service marine electrical/electronics outfit in Vancouver that has generated an extensive how to video library on all aspects of marine electrical systems.  They cover a lot of ground but lectures are geared toward the technically oriented boat owner and […]

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Agilent Denconvolution Reporting Software (DRS)

They offer packages for processing for target compound analyses using Chemstation type software that interacts with both AMDIS and NIST search to generate reports. Link to Agilent DRS Products Links to Agilent DRS YouTubes Return to Home Page

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DeltaMass Excel Table for Hybrid Search

DeltaMass values are useful for identifying unknowns. I have collected these values while evaluating reference spectra for quality. There use would be especially valuable if used in conjunction with accurate mass EI and CI data. An odd delta mass indicates the number of nitrogens has changed in the molecule by 1.

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NIST23 Library and Software Release in Early June

Many very significant improvements in the new version compared to 2020 version.. EI: -40 K compounds more than 2020 version, >349 K total spectra -Expanded compound classes and improved link to internet via InChIkey -Measured and/or improved theoretical retention indices for all compounds -Simplified EI library search menu -Improved name search See EI link: https://littlemsandsailing.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/nist23-promotional-materials_ei.pdf […]

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Saturday Test Again

TEST new Post Saturday Callout has Heading, Text, Image Text for the Callout can be whatever length you want.   Text     More Text   Words   Words

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Conserving Helium in GCMS and GC Applications

Return to Homepage   Currently and in several times in the past, the cost and supply of helium in GCMS and GC applications can be cause for concern. Several manufacturers have taken notice and started to supply products and technical advice to address the problem. Conserve Helium or Switch to Hydrogen or Even Nitrogen in GCMS and […]

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