International GPC/SEC Symposium Archived Presentations


The International Symposium on GPC/SEC and Related Techniques focuses on bringing together the three key elements of Instrumentation Innovation, Industrial Research and Academia. The annual event features presentations on a wide range of techniques and application areas from some of the most renowned experts in the field of polymer characterization. Presentations from past events have been compiled to create an important resource for scientists striving to stay at the forefront of polymer analysis methods and technologies.

2016 - Amsterdam, Netherlands


APC Hyphenated to SYNAPT-G2: Potential for the Analysis of Complex Synthetic Polymers

Investigating Metal Containing Aggregates in Crude Oil with ACQUITY APC


How can Multi-Detector SEC Inform our Knowledge of Mechanochemical Polymer Degradation?

Parameters Affecting the Accuracy of Molar Mass Distribution Determined by SEC with a MALS Detector

Analysis of Ethylene /1-Olefin Copolymers Made with Ziegler-Natta Catalysts by Deconvolution of GPC-IR Distributions

SEC/GPC Applications Using Conventional and Advanced Detectors

Sample Preparation and GPC/SEC/APC Method Development

Hyphenation of Size-Exclusion Chromatography with Online Raman Detection

GPC/SEC with Mass Spectrometry Detection: A Winning Team?

Basics of GPC (SEC) Separation Including Calibration Options

Comprehensive 2-Dimensional Liquid Chromatography with UHP SEC in the Second Dimension for Separatiom of Industrial Polymers

Recent Developments in GPC/MS High Temperature ELSD Analysis of PET

Size-Exclusion Chromatography Using Core-Shell Particles


Analysis of Flocculated Latex Particles Using Multi-Detector Hydrodynamic Chromatography

The Postnova Characterization Platform

Comprehensive Characterization of Natural Rubber Samples Using Thermal Field-Flow-Fractionation Coupled with MALS and Triple Detection

Combining Multi-Detector GPC Measurements with UPLC Separation

Application of SEC in 2-Dimensional Liquid Chromatography of Polyolefins

Introduction to SEC (GPC) Detection

State of the Art of Size and Interaction-Based Separations for Industrial Polymers

Selective Extraction and Analysis of Chemical Migrants from Packaging Material Using Supercritical Fluids (SFE)

Fast and Comprehensive 2-Dimensional Liquid Chromatography of Block Copolymers through Temperature Gradient-Driven Trapping

HPLC Characterization of Polymers

2015 - Philadelphia, PA, USA


Development of an Ultra-High Performance, Two-Dimensional, Liquid Chromatography (UHP-2D-LC) Method for Synthetic Polymers

Functional Polymers Challenging Chromatography

An Integrated Analytical Approach to Solving Complex Polymer Problems

Rapid Method Screening for High-Resolution Aqueous SEC Measurements

Speeding up 2D (HPLCxSEC) Chromatography “Reloaded”

The Sun Rises over UHP-SEC: µDAWN for Polymer Characterization by MALS


Investigating Miniaturization in GPC/SEC

Characterization of Comb-Shaped Co-polymers used in Concrete by Multiple Detection SEC

Characterization of Ultra-Large Polymers by GPC: Challenges and Limitations

Latest Developments in Multi-Detector GPC/SEC

SEC-GPC Applications using Conventional and Advanced Detectors

Multi-Detector SEC of Carrageenan

On-Line LC (GPC/SEC)-NMR of Complex Mixtures

What I talk about When I Talk about Viscometry

Taking GPC to the Next Dimension: The 2D Analyzer for Advanced Polymer Characterization


Polymer Characterization by Temperature-Gradient Interaction Chromatography: SEC vs. TGIC

A Theoretical Perspective on the Separation Mechanism of Complex Polymers by Interaction Chromatography

Analysis of Fragile Ultra-High Molar Mass Polymers by Hydrodynamic Chromatography

Application of the General Theory of Gradient Elution to Characterization of Functionalized Polymers

Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Liquid Chromatography for the Separation of Protonated and Deuterated Polystyrene

Elution at Critical Point of Adsorption: Toward Reliable Separations by Molecular Heterogeneities

Field-Flow Fractionation of Macromolecules and Structures that Cannot be Characterized by Conventional GPC/SEC Techniques

Interfacing Mass Spectrometry with Separation Methods for Synthetic Polymer Analysis

Multi-Detector Field-flow Fractionation for the Comprehensive Analysis of Complex Polymers

2014 - Frankfurt, Germany


Advanced GPC Technology as a Part of Solving Complex Polymer Problems

Multi-Angle Light Scattering Goes Micro

Practical Trials of the Waters ACQUITY APC System

Speeding up 2D Chromatography (HPLCxSEC) at its Limits


Addressing the Challenges of Analyzing Low Molecular Weight Samples by Multi-Detection GPC

Branching Analysis of Star Polymers by SEC

Contemporary Liquid Chromatography of Polymers

Copolymer Characterization by Multi-Detector SEC

High-Throughput Methods for the Identity Tests of Low-Molecular Mass Heparins and Heparin Sodium

Investigating the Relationship between the Rheological Properties of Hyaluronic Acid and its Molecular Weight and Structure using Multi-Detector SEC and SEC-MALS

In-depth Understanding of Macromolecular Structures using a 2D Analyzer

Scaling Properties of Dendritic Polymers – A Critical Overview of Characterization Techniques

Unraveling Polymerization Kinetics via Precision SEC


Chemical Composition and Micro-Structure Analysis of Complex Polymers by Multi-Dimensional Liquid Chromatography

Chemically Sensitive SEC Detection – Potentials and Limitations: Illustrated Through a Novel, Online FTIR Coupling Method

Comparison of Polymer Separation by SEC and Asymmetric Flow-Field-Flow Fractionation

Continuous Spin Fractionation (CSF): A Versatile Tool for the Enhancement of Analytical Techniques

Field-Flow Fractionation: Solving the Challenges where SEC Meets its Limits

Interaction Polymer Chromatography

Mastering Challenges in Polymer Characterization by Chromatography Mass Spectrometry

Polymer Separations by Chemical Composition Using SEC Gradients

SEC-MALDI ToF/ToF MS: For the Advanced Characterization of Novel Copolymers

Synthesis of Dynamic Block Copolymers through Irreversible and Reversible TAD-Based Click Reactions

The Potential and Possibilities of Mass Spectrometry and Ion Mobility for the Analysis of Polymeric Materials

Towards Full Information of (co-)polymer Distributions: Is MALDI the Ultimate Solution?