Column: History of Chromatography - Chromatography Online
Column: History of Chromatography
With each installment of this column, a different industry veteran covers an aspect of the evolution and continued development of the science of chromatography, from its birth to its eventual growth into the high-powered industry we see today.

Professor Barry L. Karger: Scientist, Mentor, and Innovator

July 1, 2014

A review of Professor Barry L. Karger's years as a teacher and mentor, as well as his many scientific accomplishments

Joseph Jack Kirkland: HPLC Particle Pioneer

May 1, 2014

An interview with Jack Kirkland on his pioneering career in HPLC

The Early Development of Size-Exclusion Chromatography: A Historical Perspective

July 1, 2013

This column installment traces the early development of SEC from its inception to its acceptance as a modern analytical technique.

Man of the Masses

February 1, 2013

An interview with Fred McLafferty, professor emeritus at Cornell University, about his pioneering career in mass spectrometry

Phyllis Brown: A Pioneer in HPLC

October 23, 2012

Karyn M. Usher of West Chester University of Pennsylvania interviews Phyllis R. Brown, professor emerita of the University of Rhode Island, about her distinguished career in chromatography.

50 Years in Chromatography and Sorption Techniques: A Look from the East

July 1, 2012

In both East and West, new ideas have often met resistance.

Efficient HPLC Method Development and Personal Reflections

April 1, 2012

A pioneer in high performance liquid chromatography reflects on his career and how "enlightened trial-and-error" can reduce the effort involved in method development.

Icons of Chromatography: Harold McNair

February 1, 2012

An interview with Harold McNair reveals his greatest accomplishments and proudest moments.

The Evolution of Chiral Chromatography

December 1, 2011

The development and application of chiral chromatography is described.


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