WOLFRAM SYSTEM MODELER
This model studies the inner workings of a chromatography column that can be used to separate different chemicals, based on properties such as size and charge.
A chromatography column can be used to separate chemicals in order to purify them in large quantities. Separation on smaller analyte volumes is also performed to detect and quantify the constituent parts of a chemical solution.
The column can be divided into a liquid—or mobile—and a solid—or stationary—phase. The liquid phase contains the analytes that are to be separated. The analytes interact with the solid phase in the column, which retains the particles and influences their flow rate. This can be modeled as an equilibrium for the analytes, where they move from the liquid phase to being fixed inside the solid phase. This model assumes noncompetitive binding and linear equilibrium for all the analytes. The effluent is analyzed using a spectrophotometer.
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