Analytical Techniques

This module provides an overview over analytical techniques. It is aimed PhD students who conduct analyses themselves or commission them and PhD students who use the results.


1.  Overview

date:April 08-12, 2013
place:- MPI for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Room B0.002 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday morning, Friday)

- Institute for Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, seminar room #127, Lessingstr. 8, Jena, (Wednesday)
- Institute of Photonic Technology, Albert-Einstein-Straße 9 (Beutenberg Campus), Jena (Thursday, lab part)


2.  Agenda

Legend T = theory, D/L = demonstration, lab

Mon, April 08 2013 Good Laboratory PraxisIris Kuhlmann, Ines Hilke (MPI-BGC)
start at 09:00T, D/Llecture + lab class "Good Laboratory Praxis",
including data evaluation/statistics, (ca. 8 h)

Weighing, pipetting, keeping records,
how to evaluate the reliability of results
>> slides, >> magazine article

Tue, April 09, 2013 Good Laboratory Praxis (II) & basics of chromatographyMPI-BGC-Team
start at 09:00Tseminar "Principles of Good Laboratory Praxis" (ca. 3 h)

Lab organisation /documentation starting from arrival of samples,
+ helpful advice for 'customers' of analytical facilites
>> slides

Michael Rässler
start 13:30D/LLab class "Extraction" & data evaluation

basics of chromatographic methods
(liquid/liquid extraction, solid phase extraction, distribution ratio, selectiviy, reading chromatograms)
>> slides

Franziska Günther, Roman Witt (group of Gerd Gleixner)
Wed, April 10, 2013 Analysis of gasesGeorg Pohnert (IIAC, FSU)
start 09:00Tseminar "Headspace SPME, GC/MS"

basics, enrichment of compounds from the gaseous phase → analysis
>> slides

until ca. 16:00LLab class "DMS from water samples" as an example + discussion & transfer of results (ca. 5 h)
Thu, April 11, 2013 Raman-microspectroscopyJürgen Popp, Torsten Frosch (IPHT)
10:00 - 11:30Tlecture (at MPI-BGC, B0.002)
14:00-16:30D/Lpractical part, incl. Experiments (at IPHT) (total ca. 4 h)

Suggested experiments:
- Raman-microspectroscopy of minerals and rock samples.
- Use of Raman-sensor technology on biogeonic gases

Fri, April 12, 2013 data analysis, statisticsAndrea Scheibe, Vanessa-Nina Roth(MPI-BGC)
09:00-ca. 12:30T /Lpreprocessing and basic statistical analysis of measurement data, demonstration with Canoco

Requirements: ''Please bring a laptop and either install Canoco (trial version, expiration in June '13) or, if you don't use Windows, install the Remote Desktop Connection Client or similar software to be able to work on our terminal server.''
>> slides
>> setup
>> data for exercise


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