Rahman MM1, Abd El-Aty AM, Shim JH.
Anal Chim Acta. 2013 Nov 1;801:14-21. doi: 10.1016/j.aca.2013.09.005. Epub 2013 Sep 13.The matrix enhancement effect in gas chromatography (GC) has been a problem for the last decade and results in unexpected high recovery. Most efforts, including the use of different types of injectors/matrix simplification procedures, and further clean-up associated with removing this effect has focused on equalizing the response of the standard in the solvent and matrix. However, after eliminating the matrix enhancement effect, the sensitivity of GC remained unchanged. Read More