what is the meaninig of carbon load on a column.
if carbon load on a column is 8.0% what does it indicates.
Carbon load is the percent by weight of carbon on the stationary phase. It measures how much organic material has been chemically attached to the surface of silica. For a reversed phase column, more carbon load usually means more retention for nonpolar compounds.
It is used to compare phases for their ability to retain nonpolar compounds, but more carbon does not always mean that you get a better separation. You could use it to compare the general characteristics of two columns - if they have similar carbon loads, then they may produce similar results. But I do not think this value is very useful.
Actually i am doing a mini project on the topic of clean development mechanism and i also want to describe the carbon load and its all aspects specially how to calculate it and its statistical data
i will be very thankful to you for this cooperation
Please explain what you mean by "clean development mechanism."
The original question was about the carbon that is bonded to the surface of an HPLC stationary phase. is your question related to this same topic?
is there any king of limitation in carbon load? if any?