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What is the DSP?

 

Welcome on the official 'Discussion group Separation methods for Polymers' (DSP)-site. The DSP is an active subdivision of the Section Analytical Chemistry (SAC) resorting under the Royal Netherlands Chemical Society (Koninklijke Nederlandse Chemische Vereniging, KNCV). The DSP (formerly: GPC Users-group) focuses on the separation and characterization of synthetic polymers and biopolymers. The DSP aims at providing a platform for scientist to interact and share experiences and to discuss new developments.

 

Separation methods discussed include:

  • size-exclusion chromatography (SEC/GPC)
  • polymer separaton on polarity (RP-GPEC)
  • functional group distribution (NP-GPEC)
  • end-groups (CCC) 
  • hydrodynamic chromatography (HDC)
  • field-flow fractionation (FFF)
  • multidimensional chromatography

Coupling of separation methods to high-end techniques such as:

  • mass spectrometry (MS)
  • infrared (IR)
  • nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy

 

Twice a year a meeting is organized, where members present their research and share the difficulties in polymer separation.


 

 

The next meeting on polymer separation methods will be held at Thursday April 19th in Best Western Hotel Eindhoven, Leenderweg 80, 5615 AB Eindhoven.

The program and subscription information can be found here Next Meeting

The sponsor of this day is Polymer Standards Service.

More information about PSS can be found by their website: http://www.pss-polymer.com/homepage-polymerde-driving-gpcsec-forward/

 

If you want to receive an invitation, please send an e-mail to Lies.Meervander@akzonobel.com