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Meaning for chromatography terms linear velocity and volume flow rate

Linear velocity and volumetric flow rate are easy to understand, both indicate how fast things are moving in a separation column, but I have to agree that the term "linear" velocity can be ...
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Quantify below detection limit

I will rather ask you, what is a detection limit? Chemists don't agree among themselves about the definition because they do not know enough statistics and statisticians do not know about much about ...
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Why is there a [M-1]+ in lieu of a parent signal in the Mass Spectrometry of Primary Alcohol Chains?

One possibility (R = alkyl or hydrogen): $\ce{RCH2 –OH -> RCH=\overset{+}{O}H + H• + e^-},$ where the cation shown is stabilized by the oxygen donating an otherwise nonbonding electron pair to what ...
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Experimental determination of ring strain energy

The title of your question says "Experimental determination of ring strain energy," but I think you understand you cannot find ring strain experimentally. It is a relative term. Only you can ...
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