Today's Chemist at Work


Table of Contents

September 1997
Volume 6, Number 8

FEATURES

24 From Test Tube to Tanker, the Chemical Industry Spans the Globe
Marketing for the competitive world
Robert W. Price
Silver anniversary ACHEMA strikes attendance gold
Anthony Durniak
31 High Sensitivity Is Key to CE Detection Boost
With a new detection cell, sensitivity and linearity for CE are comparable to that of HPLC
Gordon Ross, Patrick Kaltenbach, and David Heiger
39 A Technical Tourniquet for Capillary GC Column Bleed
The rigorous introduction of silphenylene into polysiloxane-based phases reduces bleeding
Dan R. DiFeo, Jr.
46 Absolute GC Harmony
The tuning process makes multiple GCs generate comparable chromatographic results
Mark R.Thompson and Andrew Tipler

DEPARTMENTS

8 UPDATE
15 COMPUTERS IN CHEMISTRY
Trends in technology: The smart lab of tomorrowland
Helen Gillespie
21 KEEPING UP
51 INDUSTRY TODAY
Jobs level off in the chemical industry
David M. Kiefer
57 HEALTH PERSPECTIVES
The Zone diet: Innovation or inadequate science?
Trevor Smith
65 PERSONAL BUSINESS
Do your homework before working at home
Dickinson J. Miller
73 NEW PRODUCTS
84 COMMENT
Instrument makers focus on customers' needs
Maurice P. Knapp


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