Conferences & Exhibitions

 

GCC Gulf Coast Conference 2017 (Oct. 3 – 4, 2017, Houston, TX, USA)
See you at Frontier Lab’s booth (Booth # 706). We are having F-Search workshop also.
1. Determination of minor component differences and additives in polyethylene using thermal desorption, heart-cutting EGA, reactive pyrolysis and GC/MS techniques
2. Failure Analysis of Rubber Materials Using Pyrolysis-Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry-nitrogen phosphorus Detector (PY-GC/MS/NPD) (Oral)

 

tcBiomass 2017 (Sep. 19 – 21, 2017, Chicago, IL, USA)
See you at Frontier Lab’s booth.

 

Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry 66th annual meeting (Sep. 9-12, 2017, Tokyo, Japan)
1. Analysis of acrylic adhesives using pyrolysis GC/MS (Sep. 11, 9:45 – 10:00, Oral)
2. Chemical structural analysis of dendrimers using pyrolysis GC/MS (Sep. 11, 10:15 – 10:30, Oral)
3. Screening of zeolite catalysts for dealkylation of alkyl phenols using Tandem μ-Reactor-GC/MS (Sep. 11, 10:30 – 10:45, Oral)
4. Online analysis of liquefaction products of polyethylene terephthalate using Tandem μ-Reactor-GC/MS (Sep. 11, 10:45 – 11:00, Oral)
5. Development of a solid phase extraction device with polar liquid stationary phase and its application (Sep. 12, 10:10 – 10:25, Oral)
6. Development of micro-spring coil that is chemically bound with non-polar stationary phase and is used for solid phase extraction (Sep. 12, 10:25 – 10:40, Oral)

 

Asia/ CJK symposium on analytical science 2017 (Sep. 9-10, 2017, Tokyo, Japan)
1. Recent Developed Technologies for Polymer Analysis (Oral)
2. Quantitative Analysis of Red Phosphorus in Polybutylene Terephthalate using Evolved Gas Analysis-MS and Pyrolysis-GC/MS (Poster)
3. Study on Discoloration of Polyvinylchloride Sheet by Evolved Gas Analysis- and Pyrolysis-GC/MS (Poster)

 

EUROANALYSIS 2017 (Aug. 28 – Sep. 1, 2017, Stockholm, Sweden)
1. New pyrolysis-GC/MS system incorporated with On-line Micro-UV Irradiation for rapid evaluation of photo, thermal, and oxidative degradation of polymers: studies on EPDM and HIPS (Poster)
In addition to the poster presentation, a short presentation (poster pitch) will be held during 10:20 – 10:50 am on Aug. 29.

 

European Polymer Federation Conference EPF (Jul. 2-7, 2017, Lyon, France)
See you at Frontier Lab’s booth.
1. New pyrolysis-GC/MS system incorporated with On-line Micro-UV Irradiation for rapid evaluation of photo, thermal, and oxidative degradation of polymers: studies on EPDM and HIPS (Oral)

 

Kunststofftagung Hochschule Osnabrück (Jun. 28-29, 2017, Osnabrück, Germany)
See you at Frontier Lab’s booth.
1. Pyrolyse-GC/MS zur Charakterisierung synthetischer Polymere: Methoden und Anwendungsbeispiele (Oral, German)

 

ISPAC 2017 (Jun. 11-14, 2017, Linz, Austria)
See you at Frontier Lab’s booth.

 

The 17th Academic Conference on Analytic and Applied Pyrolysis of China (May 25-26, 2017, Tianjin, China)
1. On-line analysis of catalytic reaction products using a High Pressure Tandem Micro-reactor GC/MS (Oral)
2. Evolved gas analysis (EGA)-MS of polymeric materials under air atmosphere using furnace type pyrolyzer (Oral)
3. Study on discoloration of polyvinylchloride sheet material by evolved gas analysis and pyrolysis-GC/MS analysis (Poster)
4. Catalytic copyrolysis of torrefied cork oak and high density polyethylene over mesoporous HY catalysts (Poster)
5. A comparative study between thermogravimetry and evolved gas analysis for polymers using a temperature-programmable pyrolyzer-MS (Poster)
6. Recent developed technologies for polymer analysis (Poster)

 

Polymer Testing & Analysis 2017 (Apr. 4-5, 2017, Cologne, Germany)
See you at Frontier Lab’s booth.
1. New pyrolysis-GC/MS system incorporated with On-line Micro-UV Irradiation for rapid evaluation of photo, thermal, and oxidative degradation of polymers: studies on EPDM and HIPS (Oral)

 

PITTCON 2017 (Mar. 5-9, 2017, Chicago, USA)
1. Selected applications reveal strategies for material and polymer characterization with pyrolysis-gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (PY-GC/MS)
2. Practical pyrolysis-GC-MS for polymer and material characterization

 

SCM-8 (Feb. 1-3, 2017, Amsterdam, Netherlands)
See you at Frontier Lab’s booth.
1. Expanding Capabilities of GC/MS Systems Using Vertical Furnace Pyrolyzer: Deformulation and Identification of Unknown Polymeric Material (Oral)

 

2016 AIChE Annual Meeting (Nov. 13-18, 2016, San Francisco, US)
See you at Frontier Lab’s booth.

 

Japanese Association of Forensic Science and Technology (Nov. 10-11, 2016, Japan)
1. Identification of drugs on clothes by gaschromatography–mass spectrometry using micro-coil sampling devise

 

SECyTA (Nov. 2-4, 2016, Sevilla, Spain)
1. Expanding capabilities of GC/MS systems using vertical furnace pyrolyzer:Deformulation and identification of unknown polymeric material
(Oral)
2. New Pyrolysis-GC/MS System incorporated with On-line Micro-UV Irradiation for Rapid Evaluation of Photo, Thermal, and Oxidative Degradation of Polymers: Studies on EPDM and HIPS
(Poster)

 

TCS 2016 (Nov. 1-4, 2016, North Carolina, US)
See you at Frontier Lab’s booth.

 

MCR 2016 (Oct. 2-6, 2016, Svetlogorsk, Russia)
1. Innovative Tandem μ-Reactor-GC/MS System for rapid Characterization of Catalysts: Ethanol and Citrus Unshui peel conversion

 

The 52nd Japanese Conference of Calorimetry and Thermal Analysis (Sep. 28-30, 2016, Japan)
1. Study on increasing sensitivity of evolved gas analysis (EGA-MS) in air
2. Analysis of yellowing of PVC materials with various analytical methods using Multi-functional GC/MS system

 

World Congress on Chromatography (Sep. 21-23, 2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands)
1. Biomass upgrading and catalyst characterization using a Tandem Reactor – GC/MS System
2. Introducing a versatile Tandem μ-Reactor-GC/MS System for rapid Characterization of Catalysts: Ethanol and Citrus Unshui peel conversion

 

118th Symposium on Catalysts (Sep. 21-23, 2016, Japan)
1. Contact pyrolysis of citrus fruit peels using Tandem Reactor

 

Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry 65th annual meeting (Sep. 14-16, 2016, Japan)
1. Analysis of causes of yellowing of PVC material using Multi-functional Pyrolyzer GC/MS system
2. EGA-MS analysis of polymeric materials in air

 

MWAS 2016 (Sep. 14-15, 2016, M?lheim a.d. Ruhr, Germany)
See you at Frontier Lab’s booth.

 

IIC 2016 Los Angeles Congress (Sep. 12-16, 2016, Los Angeles, US)
See you at Frontier Lab’s booth.

 

Chemical Society of Japan, Tohoku Branch meeting (Sep. 10-11, 2016, Japan)
1. Hydrogenation in pyrolysis GC/MS when using hydrogen as a carrier gas

 

JASIS 2016 (Sep. 7-9, 2016, Japan)
Frontier Labs products will be exhibiting at booths of companies shown below.
Booth: 8A-801 (Agilent)
5B-901 (JEOL)
4B-701 (Shimadzu) * Listed in alphabetical order

 

MoDeSt 2016 (Sep. 4-8, 2016, Cracow, Poland)
1. New Pyrolysis-GC/MS System incorporated with On-line Micro-UV Irradiation for Rapid Evaluation of Photo, Thermal,
and Oxidative Degradation of Polymers: Studies on EPDM and HIPS.

 

EUBCE 2016 (Jun. 6-9, 2016, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
See you at Frontier Lab’s booth #40.
1. Introducing a Versatile Tandem μ-Reactor-GC/MS System for Rapid Characterization of Catalysts: Ethanol and Citrus Unshui Peel Conversion

 

PYRO 2016 (May, 9-12, 2016, Nancy, France)
1. Development of tandem micro-reactor GC/MS system with pressure control module suitable for medium pressure catalytic reactions
2. New furnace-type pyrolyzer feasible for high-performance analytical pyrolysis measurements with easy installation, operation, and maintenance

 

PVC Formulation 2016 (Apr. 5-7, 2016, Cologne, Germany)
See you at Frontier Lab’s booth # 7.

 

Pittcon 2016 (Mar. 6-10, 2016, Atlanta, US)

1. Characterization and Determination of Irganox 1076 and 1010 in Polyethylene Using Thermal Desorption and Reactive Pyrolysis – GC/MS
2. Practical Pyrolysis-GC-MS for Polymer and Material Characterization

 

21th Japanese Journal of Forensic Science and Technnology (Nov. 12-13, 2015, Kashiwa, Japan)

1. Development of a micro-furnace pyrolyzer featured with easy installation to GC injector and removal

 

20th Symposium on Polymer Analysis and Characterization (Oct. 27-28, 2015, Tsukuba, Japan)

1. Development of a micro-furnace pyrolyzer featured with easy installation to GC injector and removal
2. Development of quantitative analysis method for red phosphorus in polymers added as flame retardant using evolved gas analysis-MS
3. Development of a MS library for vulcanization accelerators using pyrolysis-GC/MS
4. Development of a multi-sample UV irradiator and rapid evaluation of polymer degradation using evolved gas analysis-MS
5. Study of novel simultaneous detection method using vent-free adapter and 3-way splitter (EGA/MS/FID/NPD)

 

Gulf Coast Conference (Oct. 20-21, 2015, US)
1. The Quantitation of Residual Sulfolane in Polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) using TD-GC/MS and TD-GC/FID
2. Characterization and Determination of Irganox 1076 and 1010 in Polyethylene using Thermal Desorption and Reactive Pyrolysis – GC/MS
3. The Pyrolysis Workshop

 

The 51st Japanese Conference of Calorimetry and Thermal Analysis
1. Differentiation of fibers using evolved gas analysis-MS by pyrolysis-GC/MS system
2. Analysis of sintering control mechanism of carbon fiber precursor prepared from polyacrylonitrile using evolved gas analysis-MS

 

16th Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis Symposium of China (Sep. 24-26, 2015, Beijing, China)
1. Hydrogenation of pyrolyzates in pyrolysis and ionization in mass spectrometer using hydrogen carrier gas
2. Comparative study on thermoanalytical characterization between thermogravimetry and evolved gas analysis-mass spectrometry
3. Development of a novel high performance micro-furnace pyrolyzer “EGA/PY-3030D and F-Search for advanced characterization of polymeric materials”
4. Non-isothermal pyrolysis of Korean pine nut shell using a multi shot pyrolyzer-GC/MS
5. A rapid and simple testing tool for the catalytic reaction of biomass: Tandem micro reactor-gas chromatography/mass spectrometry and its applications
Frontier Lab young scientist award : We will give about total 200,000 JPN YEN in cash for 5 young chemists form all posters. (No1: 5,000 RMB, No2: 2,500 RMB, No3-5: each 800 RMB) Their age will be below around 30 years old.

 

The 6th Annual Global Congress of Catalysis (Sep. 24-26, 2015, Xian, China)
1. Rapid catalyst screening using a high pressure, Tandem micro-reactor GC/MS

 

2nd International Conference on Past and Present Research Systems of Green Chemistry (sep. 14-16, 2015, Orlando, US)
1. Rapid catalyst screening using a high pressure, Tandem micro-reactor GC/MS

 

Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry 64rd annual meeting (Sep. 9-11, 2015, Fukuoka, Japan)
1.

Analysis of trace phthalate esters in vegetable oils using thermal desorption-GC/MS

2.

Quantitative analysis of red phosphorus added to polymers as flame retardant using evolved gas analysis-MS

3. Development of tandem pyrolyzer for online GC/MS analysis of catalytic reaction products formed at elevated temperatures under medium pressures
4.

Differentiation of non-defective and defective synthetic dyes using a multi-functional pyrolysis-GC/MS

5.

Micro-furnace pyrolyzer with a feature of easy to install and uninstall to GC injector

 

Automotive Summit 2015
1. Polymers / volatiles / additives using pyrolysis and thermal desorption-GC/MS for tire products based on ISO 7270-1, 7270-2 and 10638

 

EUBCE 2015 (June.1-4, 2015, Viena, Austria)
1. Introduction of an Innovative in-line, High Pressure Bench-top Tandem Catalytic Micro Reactor GC/MS System

 

Pittcon 2015 (Mar. 8-12, 2015, New Orleans, US)
1. Rapid catalyst screening using a high pressure, tandem micro-reactor GC/MS
2. Adding high pressure capability to a tendem micro-reactor GC/MS
3. Bioethanol to ethylene characterization using a tandem micro-reactor GC/MS

 

Material Life Society 19th spring meeting (Feb. 27, 2015, Tokyo, Japan)
1. Accelerated polymer deterioration by a multi-sample UV irradiator and simple evaluation of deterioration using evolved gas analysis – MS.

 

20th Japanese Association of Forensic Science and Technology (Nov. 13-14, 2014, Tokyo, Japan)
1. Rapid differentiation of cooking oil using reactive pyrolysis-GC/MS

 

19th Symposium on Polymer Analysis and Characterization (Oct. 16-17, 2014, Nagoya, Japan)
1. Development of tandem pyrolyzer for GC/MS online analysis of catalyst reaction products formed at elevated temperatures under high pressures
2. Evaluation of outdoor exposure degradation of various nylon-6,6 cable ties using evolved gas analysis (EGA)-MS
3. Online GC/MS analysis of higher dibasic acids in lacquer wax using reactive pyrolysis
4. EGA-MS analysis of lignin under high pressure hydrogen atmosphere using a new tandem μ-reactor-GC/MS

 

Gulf Coast Conference (Oct. 14-15, 2014, Galveston, Texas, US)
1. Characterization of Oil Shale and Source Rock with Pyrolysis GC/MS
2. Catalytic Applications Using a High Pressure Bench-Top Tandem Micro-Reactor GC/MS System
3. Rapid Catalyst Characterization Using a High Pressure Tandem Micro-Reactor with GC/MS
4. The Pyrolysis Workshop

 

TCS 2014 (Sep. 2-5, 2014, Denver, US)
1. Development of an in-line, high pressure bench-top catalytic reactor-GC/MS system
2. Development of a bench-top high pressure tandem catalytic reactor-GC/MS system
3. Hydropyrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass in a high-pressure micro-reactor system

 

TOCAT7 (Jun. 1-6, 2014, Kyoto, Japan)
1. Development of tandem micro-furnace reactor with GC/MS for rapid characterization of catalysts

 

74th Japanese Conference of Chemical Analysis (may 24-25, 2014, Fukushima, Japan)
1. Effect of hydrogenation in pyrolysis-GC/MS with hydrogen as a carrier gas
2. Comparison study of Evolved Gas Analysis-MS and TG in characterization of polymers
3. Differentiation of beeswax using Evolved Gas Analysis-MS and flash pyrolysis-GC/MS

 

Pyrolysis 2014 (may 19-23, 2014, Birmingham, UK)
1. Hydrogenation in pyrolysis-GC/MS when using hydrogen as a carrier gas
2. Thermal characterization of polymeric materials: Comparative study between evolved gas analysis-mass spectrometry and thermogravimetry
3. Development of a bench-top high pressure tandem catalytic reactor – GC/MS system
4. Fast and simple catalyst characterization using a Tandem Catalytic Reactor – GC/MS System
5. Phthalates in polymeric matrices; update of ASTM D7823-14
6. Characterization of glass and quartz coated sample cups for Py-GC/MS
7. Analysis of high molecular weight antioxidant and photostabilizer (HALS) in polyethylene using reactive pyrolysis – GC/MS
8. Determination of a nucleating agent in poly (lactic acid) using two-step Reactive Pyrolysis GC/MS

 

19th Japanese Association of Forensic Science and Technology (Nov. 14-15, 2013, Tokyo, Japan)
1. Rapid differentiation of compounds using pyrolysis GC/MS equipped with programmable temperature function

 

49th Japanese Conference of Calorimetry and Thermal Analysis (Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2013, Chiba, Japan)
1. Analysis of phthalate esters by ASTM standard method using evolved gas analysis and thermal desorption GC/MS with multi-functional pyrolyzer
2. Comparison study of Evolved Gas Analysis-MS and TG in characterization of polymers with multi-functional pyrolyzer

 

Gulf Coast Conference (Oct. 15-16, 2013, Galveston, Texas, US)
1. Design Aspects of a Multi-Mode, Tandem micro-Reactor GC/MS System for Catalyst Screening
2. Frontier Lab Pyrolyzer User’s Workshop
3. A Rapid and Simple Thermal Desorption-GC/MS Method for Determination
4. Characterization and Determination of Irganox 1076 and Irganox 1010 in Polyethylene using Thermal Desorption and Reactive Pyrolysis

 

18th Symposium on Polymer Analysis and Characterization (Sep. 19-20, 2013, Tokyo, Japan)
1. Study of quantitative analysis of high-boiling trace additives in polyethylene using thermal desorption and thermally assisted hydrolysis and methylation GC/MS
2. Usability evaluation of multi-functional pyrolysis-GC/MS system for characterization of organic pigments
3. Quantitative analysis of low-boiling phthalate esters in polymers using thermal desorption GC/MS
4. Comparison study of Evolved Gas Analysis-MS and TG in characterization of polymers
5. Analysis of crystal nucleating agent in polylactic acid using thermally assisted hydrolysis and methylation GC/MS
6. Effect of hydrogenation in pyrolysis-GC/MS with hydrogen as a carrier gas

 

Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry 62nd annual meeting (Sep. 10-12, 2013, Osaka, Japan)
1. Evaluation of quantitation of fatty acids in food samples using thermally assisted hydrolysis and methylation GC
2. Quantitative analysis of trace calcium stearate in polyethylene using thermally assisted hydrolysis and methylation GC/MS
3. Simultaneous analysis of high-boiling trace additives in polyethylene using thermal desorption and thermally assisted hydrolysis and methylation GC/MS
4. Quantitative analysis of low-boiling phthalate esters in polymers using thermal desorption GC/MS
5. Effect of hydrogenation in pyrolysis-GC/MS with hydrogen as a carrier gas

 

9th International Symposium on Weatherability (Mar. 28 – 29, 2013, Tokyo, Japan)
1. Rapid Evaluation of Photo, Thermal and Oxidative Degradation of EPDM by Online UV Irradiation Py-GC/MS

 

PittCon 2013 (Mar. 17 – 21, 2013, Philadelphia, USA)
See you at Frontier Lab’s booth #1311.
1. Optimizing Precision and Accuracy: The Quantitative Analysis of Additives in Polymeric Materials
2. Design Aspects of a Multi-Mode, Tandem Micro-Reactor GC/MS System for Catalyst Testing
3. New Capabilities and Applications with a Tandem Micro-Reactor GC/MS System for Catalysis Research
4. Alternatives to Helium Carrier Gas for Analytical Pyrolysis GC/MS
5. Thermal Characterization of Polymeric Materials: Comparing the Information Obtained Using Evolved Gas Analysis – MS and Thermal Gravimetric Analysis – MS

 

Japanese Association of Forensic Science and Technology (Nov. 15-16, 2012, Tokyo, Japan)
1. Online GC/MS analysis of nylon by chemical decomposition in a closed system

 

Sendai Symposium on Analytical Sciences 2012 (Nov. 9-10, 2012, Sendai, Japan)
1. Development of versatile high temperature micro-furnace pyrolyzer applicable to advanced material characterization
2. Development of quartz bonded on glass sample cup for Py-GC application
3. Development of rapid screening reactor having tandem furnace for catalysis selection
4. Development of squeezed GC metal capillary column

 

2012 AIChE Annual Meeting (Oct. 28-Nov. 2, 2012, Pittsburgh, US)
See you at Frontier Lab’s booth #34.

 

17th Symposium on Polymer Analysis and Characterization (Oct. 25-26, 2012, Nagoya, Japan)
1. Study of basic performance of Pyrex sample cups whose surface was deactivated by quartz
2. Improvement and Study of basic performance of micro reaction sampler for a pyrolyzer with a vertical furnace, useful for characterization of condensation polymers
3. Development of squeezed metal capillary column and its basic study in polymer analysis
4. Evolved gas analysis of carbon fiber precursor made from polyacrylonitrile in high temperature region
5. Feasibility study of additive MS library constructed based on data obtained by thermal desorption GC/MS
6. Development of a GC/MS system for catalyst search equipped with a tandem micro reactor for instantaneous evaluation of catalysts

 

Gulf Coast Conference (Oct. 16-17, 2012, Galveston, Texas, US)
See you at Frontier Lab’s booth #515.
1. Frontier Lab Pyrolyzer User’s Workshop
2. Pyrolysis for GC and GC/MS Demystified
3. A Micro-reactor system for rapid screening of catalysts and chemical processes
4. Techniques for Preparing Calibration Standards When Quantitating Additives in Polymeric Matrices

 

110th Symposium on Catalysts (Sep. 24-26, 2012, Fukuoka, Japan)
1. Development of a tandem micro reactor directly coupled with a GC/MS system and attempts at instantaneous evaluation of catalysts

 

Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry 61th annual meeting (Sep. 19-21, 2012, Kanazawa, Japan)
1. Study of stationary-phase film thickness of a newly developed squeezed metal capillary column
2. Development and fundamental study of a squeezed metal capillary column
3. Development of two-stage tandem micro reactor for rapid evaluation of catalytic reactions
4. Quantitative analysis of polyunsaturated fatty acids in lipid samples using reactive pyrolysis GC

 

Material Life Society, Japan 23th annual meeting (Jul. 5 – 6, 2012, Ohta, Gunma, Japan)
1. Evaluation of photo, thermal and oxidative degradation of exterior house paints using online UV irradiation Py-GC/MS and metal halide weather meter techniques. Part 2.

 

Pyrolysis 2012 (may 21 – 25, 2012, Linz, Austria)
1. Development of a new versatile high temperature micro-furnace pyrolyzer for pyrolysis-GC incorporating a cylindrical tube heater for the advanced characterization of polymeric materials
2. Pyrolysis-GC/MS: Optimize reproducibility and improve polymer identification using evolved gas analysis (EGA)-MS and Double-Shot analysis
3. Using Py-GC/MS to determine residual silicone defoamers on pulp fibres and in mill deposits
4. Reactive pyrolysis gas chromatography (RxPy-GC) applied for the quantitative analysis of omega-3 fatty acids (DHA, EPA) in edible marine oils
5. F-Search: An integrated MS search engine with multiple MS libraries improves laboratory productivity
6. Rapid evaluation of photo, thermal and oxidative degradation of high impact polystyrene by micro-Ultra Violet Irradiator-pyrolysis GC/MS system
7. Rapid processing followed by material characterization by on-line Tandem Pyrolyzer – application in hydrogenation, oxygenation of pyrolyzates of polymers and transformation of ethanol to propyrene
8. Newly developed micro reaction sampler applied for on-line GC analysis of intractable condensation polymers
9. Simple quantitative analysis of stearic acid in styrene butadiene rubber utilizing reactive pyrolysis GC/MS method with tetramethylammonium hydroxide
10. How to guarantee the highly excellent data quality of a vertical micro-furnace pyrolyzer
11. Determination of alkylphenol components in Ginkgo biloba sarcotesta by thermochemolysis-gas chromatography/mass spectrometry in the presence of trimethylsulfonium hydroxide
12. Identification of oil from an ancient object by thermally assisted hydrolysis and methylation-gas chromatography/mass spectrometry

 

PittCon 2012 (Mar. 11 – 15, 2012, Orlando, USA)
1. A Simple, One-step, Quantitative Analytical Method for the Analysis of Omega 3 and Other Important Fatty Acids in Natural Products
2. Quantitative Analysis of Stearic Acid in Rubber Using Reactive Pyrolysis GC/MS
3. Fast, Easy and “Green” Thermal Desorption-GC/MS Method for the Analysis of Phthalate Esters in PVC: Effect of Calibration Technique on Accuracy and Precision
4. Quantitative analysis of stearic acid in rubber using reaction pyrolysis GC/MS
5. Development of a New GC-MS Library for the Identification of Condensation Polymers
6. Rapid Evaluation of Photo, Thermal, and Oxidative Degradation of EPDM Rubber by Online Ultraviolet Irradiation Py-GC/MS

 

Japanese Association of Forensic Science and Technology (Nov. 17-18, 2011, Tokyo, Japan)
1. Differentiating polyamide resin by EGA-MS

 

16th Symposium on Polymer Analysis and Characterization (Oct. 26-27, 2011, Tokyo, Japan)
1. Library search for condensation polymers using a reactive pyrolysis GC/MS library
2. Rapid evaluation of photo, thermal, and oxidative degradation of EPDM rubber by on-line UV irradiation Py-GC/MS technique
3. Development of organic polymer monolith having a zwitterion functionality and study of fundamental characteristics as an extraction element for use with multi-functional pyrolyzer
4. Quantitative analysis of phthalates in polyvinylchloride under influence of strong matrix effects using thermal desorption GC/MS
5. Quantitative analysis of stearic acid in rubber using reactive pyrolysis GC/MS
6. Inhibition of isomerization reactions of unsaturated fatty acids in analysis using reactive pyrolysis GC technique

 

Conference of the Society for Chromatographic Science (Oct. 20-22, 2011, Sendai, Japan)
1. Micro reaction sampler userful for on-line GC analysis of intractable polymer samples
2. Development of a new solid phase extraction element based on an argaminc polymeric monolith
3. Development of a new vertical type of micro-furname pyrolyzer for pyrolysis-GC incorporationg a tube type of ceramic heater with highter temperature applicability
4. Quantitative analysis of stearic acid in rubber using reaction pyrolysis GC/MS

 

Gulf Coast Conference (Oct. 11-12, 2011, Galvestone, Texas, USA)
1. The characterization of polymeric materials using MS pattern recognision software and EGA, polymer and pyrolyzates libraries
2. Thermal Desorption – A “Green” alternative to solvent vased extraction regimes
3. Frontier Laboratories’ pyrolysis workshop & user’s meeting

 

Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry 60th annual meeting (Sep. 14-16, 2011, Nagoya, Japan)
1. Study of fundamental characteristics of organic polymer monolith having zwitterion functionalities.
2. Evaluation of Photo, thermal, and oxidative degradation of EPDM rubber by online ultraviolet irradiation Py-GC/MS technique.
3. Study of isomerization reactions of various reagents in quantitative analysis of unsaturated fatty acids by reactive pyrolysis technique.
4. Development of a reactive pyrolysis GC/MS library for searching condensation polymers
5. Quantitative analysis of stearic acid in rubber using reactive pyrolysis GC/MS

 

Material Life Society, Japan 22th annual meeting (Jul. 7 – 8, 2011, Tokyo, Japan)
1. Rapid evaluation of photo, thermal, and oxidative degradation of EPDM rubber by on-line UV irradiation Py-GC/MS technique

 

ICAS 2011 (may 22 – 26, 2011, Kyoto, Japan)<
1. Development of a New Solid Phase Extraction Element Based on an Organic Polymeric Monolith
2. A Simple Analytical Method for the Deformulation of Rubber used in various types of Vehicle Tires
3. Effect of Co-existing Plasticizers for Quantitative Analysis of Regulated Phthalates in Poly(vinyl chloride) by Thermal Desorption GC/MS
4. GC/MS Analysis of the Volatiles Formed during UV Irradiation and GC/MS Characterization of the Residual Polymer after UV Irradiation:Polycarbonate, High Impact Polystyrene and Ethylene Vinyl Acetate
5. Development of a New Vertical Type of Micro-furnace Pyrolyzer for Pyrolysis-GC Incorporating a Tube Type of Ceramic Heater with Higher Temperature Applicability
6. Micro Reaction Sampler Useful for On-Line GC Analysis of Intractable Polymer Samples

 

PittCon 2011 (Mar. 13 – 18, 2011, Atlanta, USA)
1. Development of a Novel High Performance Micro-furnace Pyrolyzer for Pyrolysis-GC Incorporating a Ceramic Tube Heater for Advanced Characterization of Polymeric Materials
2. A Simple, One-step Analytical Method for the Analysis of Fatty Acids in Natural Products
3. Using Specialized MS Additive Libraries to Determine the Composition of Various Tire (Rubber) Formulations
4. The Direct Analysis of Residual Bisphenol A, Phthalates and Brominated Fire Retardants in Consumer Products Using Thermal Desorption-GC/MS

 

20th MRS-Japan Academic Symposium (Dec. 20 – 22, Yokohama, Japan)
1. Development of a new vertical type micro-furnace pyrolyzer incorporating a tubular ceramic heater

 

International Conference on Polymer Analysis and Characterization & 15th Symposium on Polymer Analysis in Japan (Dec. 8 – 10, 2010, Nagoya, Japan)
1. Development of a new vertical type of micro-furnace pyrolyzer for pyrolysis-GC incorporating a tube type of ceramic heater
2. Development of a micro reaction sampler for on-line GC analysis combined with micro-furnace pyrolyzer
3. The study of method for quantitative analysis of restricted phthalates in poly vinyl chloride by thermal desorption GC/MS analysis
4. Rapid evaluation of the weatherability of acrylic coating paints for house exterior walls using an on-line micro Ultra Violet Py-GC/MS system

 

International Rubber Conference 2010 (Nov. 17 – 19, 2010, Mumbai, India)
1. Identification of Antidegradants in Rubber using Multi-functional pyrolyzer with GC/MS

 

Japanese Association of Forensic Science and Technology (Nov. 11 – 12, Tokyo, Japan)
1. Development and basic performance of a new multi-functional pyrolyzer with increased productivity

 

Gulf Coast Conference (Oct. 12 – 13, 2010, Galvestone, Texas, USA)
1. The Direct Analysis of Residual Bisphenol A, Phthalates and Brominated Fire Retardants in Consumer Products Using Thermal Desorption-GC/MS
2. The Direct Analysis of Fatty Acids Found in Various Biomass Matrices Using Reactive Pyrolysis-GC/MS

 

Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry 59th annual meeting (Sept. 15-17, 2010, Sendai, Japan)
1. Rapid evaluation of weatherability of polymeric materials using online micro-UV irradiation Py-GC/MS technique
2. New development of polymer analysis using pyrolysis GC/MS
3. Development of new multi-functional pyrolyzer with greatly increased performance and productivity
4. Development of a new online micro reaction analysis using a pyrolyzer with a vertical micro-furnace
5. Quantification of restricted phthalates in polyvinyl chloride using thermal desorption GC/MS
6. A consideration of micro cryo-focusing trap for capillary GC
7. Sample preparation using tetramethylammonium hydroxide (TMAH) in reactive pyrolysis GC of condensation polymers
8. Development of new solid phase extraction element based on organic polymer monolith and basic performance evaluation by thermal desorption GC/MS
9. Development of a new multi-functional pyrolyzer and peripheral devices and the application of the integrated system

 

Material Life Society, Japan 21th annual meeting (Jul. 8 – 9, 2010, Tokyo, Japan)
1. Evaluation of photo, thermal and oxidative degradation of exterior house paints using online UV irradiation Py-GC/MS and metal halide weather meter techniques.

 

Pittsburgh Conference 2010 (Feb. 28 – Mar. 5, 2010, Orlando, Florida, USA)
1. A Rapid and Simple Thermal Desorption-GC/MS Method for the Determination of Phthalates in Plastic Children’s Toys
2. The Direct Determination of Residual Bisphenol A Using Thermal Desorption (TD) – GC/MS
3. A Novel On-line UV Irradiator for Evaluating the Photo, Thermal and Oxidative Degradation of Polymers
4. Using Polymer Based MS Libraries to Characterize an Unknown Polymeric Material: case study – What additives and polymer(s) are present in a children’s toy duck

 

China 15th Symposium on Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis (Oct. 23 – 25, 2009, Beijing, China)
1. Development of UV/pyrolysis-GC/MS System Incorporated with On-line Micro-UV Irradiation for Rapid Evaluation of Photo and Oxidative Degradation of Representative Polymers under Appropriate Heating
2. The Development of A New MS Pyrolyzates Library for The Identification of Polymeric Materials

 

International Oil Shale Symposium (Jun. 7 – 9, 2009, Tallinn, Estonia)
1. Rapid Characterisation and Investigation of Oil Shales by Thermal Desorption Pyrolysis GC/MS Using Multi-Functional Pyrolyzer

 

Pittsburgh Conference 2009 (Mar. 8 – 13, 2009, Chicago, USA)
1. Improvement of an On-line Ultra Violet Radiation (UV/Py-GC/MS) System and Its Ppplication for Photo Fries Rearrangement
2. The Development of a New MS Pyrolyzates Library for the Identification of Polymeric Materials
3. Using Reactive Pyrolysis-GC/MS to Characterize the Fatty Acids in Algae Prior to the Conversion to Biofuels

 

7th International Symposium on Weatherability (Oct. 23 – 24, 2008, Yokohama, Japan)
1. Development of an On-line Micro-ultra Violet Radiation Pyrolysis-GC/MS (UV/Py-GC/MS) System Useful for Rapid and Sensitive Weathering Test of Materials
2. Confirmation of Photo Fries Rearrangement of Phenyl Salicylates Using an Innovative On-line Ultra Violet Radiation/Pyrolysis-GC/MS System

 

18th international Symposium on Analytcal and Applied Pyrolysis
(Lanzarote, Canary Island, Spain, May 18-23, 2008)
1. Development of On-line Ultra Violet Radiation Pyrolysis-GC/MS (UV/Py-GC/MS) System using Multi-functional Pyrolyzer
2. Rapid determination of trace organophosphonates used as ionic surfactants in an aqueous system by reactive pyrolysis – GC/MS
3. Validation of the TD-GC/MS method for the determination of decabromo diphenylether (DeBDE) in polymeric materials
4. Development of an additive mass spectral library for the qualitative analysis in polymeric materials by pyrolysis-GC/MS
5. Quantitative analysis of a cross-linking agent in polycarbonate using reactive pyrolysis – GC/MS