Heart-cutting multidimensional gas chromatography: A review of recent evolution, applications, and future prospects
The present contribution is focused on the main advances made in the field of heart-cutting multidimensional gas chromatography (MDGC), over approximately the last decade. Brief details on the history of classical MDGC are also given. A series of applications, carried out with modern-day commercially available instrumentation are shown, demonstrating the usefulness of the bidimensional methodology in specific analytical situations. Finally, the future prospects of MDGC are considered, within the shadow projected by a very powerful GC technique, namely comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography. âº The review describes main recent advances made in the field of heart-cutting multidimensional GC. âº The history of classical MDGC is also briefly described. âº Applications carried out with modern-day instrumentation are shown. âº The future prospects of heart-cutting multidimensional GC are discussed.