GC Image GCxGC-HRMS Edition Users' Guide

New Features and Improvements in Release 2.2

GC Image GCxGC-HRMS Edition Release 2.2 (June 2011) has many new features and improvements. See the GC Image GCxGC-HRMS Edition Users' Guide for full documentation. GC Image GCxGC-HRMS Edition Release 2.2 requires Windows XP Service Pack 2 or later operating system.

Cross-Sample Analysis with the Image Investigator™

GC Image GCxGC-HRMS Edition R2.2 introduces a new framework for automated non-targeted cross-sample analysis with the Image Investigator™. The framework supports automated comprehensive feature generation, alignment, and matching across many samples. The framework uses advanced peak-region features which provide a high degree of selectivity and implicit cross-sample feature matching. The Image Investigator allows users to:

1D View with Synchronized Viewing and Navigation

GC Image GCxGC-HRMS Edition R2.2 introduces a 1D View tool that displays one-dimensional slices of a chromatogram that are fully synchronized and interactive with the Image Viewer.

A new control setting allows users to synchronize zooming and navigating on all open Image Viewers.

New 3D Visualization for Multi-Spectral Data

GC Image GCxGC-HRMS Edition R2.2 introduces two new 3D visualization features for GCxGC-MS data.

MS/MS Data Support

GC Image GCxGC-HRMS Edition R2.2 introduces support for analysis with GCxGC-MS/MS data. This release supports:

Additional support for other MS/MS data formats will be added in future releases.

New and Improved Simulated Distillation Analyses

GC Image R2.2 introduces new and more complete support for various simulated distillation analyses. In addition to support for ASTM D2887 reports and region-specific analyses, the Slice Report now supports:

New and Improved I/O Support

GC Image GCxGC-HRMS Edition R2.2 has new and improved I/O facilities.

The people of GC Image welcome your suggestions of new features, your comments about existing features and documentation, and reports of any problems. We strive to make GC Image software meet the needs of our users in their many varied applications.