Plasma Technology for Universal Trace Analysis
Compounds that elute from the GC column are ionized by this He plasma energy and then detected by the collection electrode and processed as peaks.
The BID was developed thru collaborative research with Dr. Katsuhisa Kitano, Center for Atomic and Molecular Technologies, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, resulting in 3 U.S. patents and 4 patents pending.
|Detector Type||Detectable Compounds|
|Barrier discharge ionization detector (BID)||All, except He and Ne|
|Thermal conductivity detector (TCD)||All, except carrier gas|
|Flame ionization detector (FID)||Organic compounds, except formaldehyde and formic acid|