Chromatographic Resolution


The resolution (Rs) between two peaks in a chromatogram is given by:

where delta Z is the separation between peaks A and B; and Wa and Wb are the widths at the base of peaks A and B, respectively.

Typical resolutions of 0.5, 1.0, 1.5

Further Information

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