Practical High-Performance Liquid Chromatography by Veronika R. Meyer

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Three decades on from publication of the 1st German edition of Veronika Meyer's book on HPLC, this classic text remains one of the few titles available on general HPLC aimed at practitioners.

New sections on the following topics have been included in this fifth edition:Comparison of HPLC with capillary electrophoresisHow to obtain peak capacityvan Deemter curves and other coherencesHydrophilic interaction chromatographyMethod transferComprehensive two-dimensional HPLCFast separations at 1000 barHPLC with superheated water

In addition, two chapters on the instrument test and troubleshooting in the appendix have been updated and expanded by Bruno E. Lendi, and many details have been improved and numerous references added.

A completely new chapter is presented on quality assurance covering:Is it worth the effort?Verification with a second methodMethod validationStandard operating proceduresMeasurement uncertaintyQualifications, instrument test, and system suitability testThe quest for quality

Reviews of earlier editions

"That this text is written by an expert in both the practice and teaching of HPLC is evident from the first paragraph....not only an enjoyable, fascinating and easy read, but a truly excellent text that has and will serve many teachers, students and practitioners very well." —The Analyst

“…provides essential information on HPLC for LC practitioners in academia, industry, government, and research laboratories…a valuable introduction." - American Journal of Therapeutics


About Veronika R. Meyer

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Following an apprenticeship as laboratory assistant, Veronika R. Meyer studied chemistry at the university of applied sciences in Burgdorf (Switzerland). From 1976 to 1998 she worked with HPLC at Berne University, where she also completed her PhD thesis in Chemistry. Afterwards she spent her post-doc time at the Weizmann-Institute in Rehovot (Israel) and at the University of Delaware, Newark, DE. Since 1998 she is working for EMPA (Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research) in St. Gallen. The fist German edition of her textbook "Practical High-Performance Liquid Chromatography" was published in 1979. Veronika R. Meyer is author of numerous papers in international journals and teaches at Berne University.
Published March 25, 2013 by Wiley. 426 pages
Genres: Science & Math, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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