PetrovisION is a complete solution for stable isotope-based food analysis, consisting of the following modules:
isoprime visION stable isotope analyzer
Simplicity is what isoprime visION is about. Creating something simple seems, well, simple - but in fact, simplicity can only be achieved once the fundamental requirements of our customers are understood. With this clarity, isoprime visION offers a completely new experience of stable isotope analysis: an experience where the user is free from the routine chores of maintenance, allowing them to focus on the science, not the instrumentation.
isoprime visION offers exceptional bulk and compound-specific isotope analysis through market-leading technology from Elementar and Agilent Technologies. Harnessing this technical ability through the isoprime visION finally opens the power of stable isotopes to practically any laboratory.
centrION monitoring gas handling and inlet interface system
centrION is the powerful core of the isoprime visION system. With complete automation through digital control, centrION is the central interface for isoprime visION’s inlet systems, as well as handling the monitoring and gas injections required for instrument performance-checking.
The great thing about centrION is that you don’t even know it’s there. Completely integrated into the isoprime visION footprint and handled intelligently by ionOS®, centrION works seamlessly to perform complicated tasks with incredible simplicity.
With centrION, users are finally released from the daily maintenance of their instrument and can focus purely on their science.
ionOS® EnvirovisION operating license for acquisition and data processing
ionOS is the revolutionary new software for the isoprime visION stable isotope analyzer. It works in concert with the isoprime visION and centrION to provide an unrivalled level of intelligent control.
Designed completely from the ground up with stable isotope analysis as the sole function, ionOS is the most sophisticated yet simple software suite ever created. Its clean user interface belies the level of sophistication within, giving users unrivalled capabilities to generate exceptional data with ease.
ionOS allows isoprime visION to reclaim responsibility for sample analysis from the user by offering incredible functionality both pre and post-acquisition, significantly reducing instrument contact time.
Agilent 7890B GC with GC5 furnace for δ13C and δ2H isotope analysis
Compound-specific isotope analysis is a fundamental tool for environmental forensics. The analysis of low-concentration harmful compounds such as BTEX in the environment is challenging, but EnvirovisION offers exceptional ease of use with the highest levels of detection.
EnvirovisION is equipped with a programmable temperature vaporization (PTV) injector with LN2 cooling and a CTC autosampler for performing solid phase microextraction of low-level volatile compounds in various samples for δ13C and δ2H isotope analysis. As a VAR partner of Agilent Technologies, the GC5 system takes full advantage of the market-leading Agilent 7890B GC system to create the highest-performance stable isotope system for research.
GC-MS compound identification
In cases where stable isotope analysis is needed to offer crucial evidence against environmental polluters, it is essential that the data stands up to scrutiny. Adding the identification power of GC-MS to EnvirovisION provides ultimate confidence that the compounds of interest are correctly declared.
By utilizing the market-leading Agilent 5977A mass selective detector, researchers can simultaneously identify and determine the isotope ratio of a single injection, maximizing the amount of usable data generated.
The flow of water through an environment represents a significant migration channel for organic pollutants. By analyzing the δ18O and δ2H isotope ratios of groundwater, fluvial waters and soil pore waters, it is possible to trace sinks and sources of water in the environment, helping to constrain further contamination of pristine environments. Adding the vario LIQUID sampler (VLS) provides fully-automated, high-throughput analysis of these samples.
Soil, sediment and tissues sample analysis
The analysis of soil and sediment samples is useful in environmental forensics, as all of these represent large reservoirs for contaminants. The vario PYRO cube elemental analyzer δ13C, δ15N & δ34S makes the isotopic analysis of soil and sediment very simple, as well as making it possible to analyze substances like plant and animal tissue as part of bioaccumulation studies of persistent organic pollutants.
EnvirovisION is a complete solution for stable isotope analysis for
Environmental Forensics and comprises of these modules: