Neil Lander
Neil Lander
I have worked for Waters Corporation since 1994 and have held a variety of positions including Technical Support Specialist, Technical Trainer, Manager Customer Education and currently, Principal Product Manager in the Informatics group. I provide internal support for Empower CDS software and I am focused on developing laboratory software solutions that help organizations achieve their scientific and operational objectives. Prior to joining Waters Corporation, I was an analytical chemist where I gained experience in both the cosmetics and specialty chemical industries.

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Get Empowered: Reader Question | Tip #74

By June 20, 2018
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We answer a reader’s question as we’re discussing how to use Empower’s System Suitability option: How can I calculate the ratio of peak height to valley height when I have a valley point between peaks?

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Get Empowered: Review Window and the Processing Method | Tip #73, System Suitability

By June 13, 2018
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Whether you’re in a QC lab and need to track the amount of active in each batch that ships, doing Method Development and need to track the number of injections you get out of a column, or if you are a process chemist tracking the completion of a reaction, Control Charts is a great visual tool in Empower Software. See how to use it.

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Get Empowered: Review Window and the Processing Method | Tip #72, System Suitability

By June 5, 2018
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72: What is the Acceptance Criteria Limits on the Limits tab in Empower Software’s System Suitability Option? What is it and when would it be used?

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Get Empowered: Review Window and the Processing Method | Tip #71, System Suitability

By May 30, 2018
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#71: Learn how Empower CDS calculates Detector Noise and Drift using the System Suitability option.

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Get Empowered: Review Window and the Processing Method | Tip #70, System Suitability

By May 23, 2018
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#70. Using the System Suitability Option, learn how Empower Software calculates Baseline Noise and Drift. This can be useful if you are not in a regulated laboratory environment when you probably want to calculate Signal to Noise without the USP, EP, or JP formula.

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Get Empowered: Review Window and the Processing Method | Tip #69, System Suitability

By May 16, 2018
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#69: Learn how Empower Software calculates Peak-to-Peak Noise for USP, EP, and JP Signal-to-Noise calculations.

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Get Empowered: Review Window and the Processing Method | Tip #68, System Suitability

By May 9, 2018
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We begin a multi-part discussion about the System Suitability option in Empower Software, starting with what are Statistical Moments and how are they helpful.

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Get Empowered: Review Window and the Processing Method | Tip #67, Method Sets

By May 2, 2018

Get Empowered: Review Window and the Processing Method | Tip #66, Method Sets

By April 25, 2018
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#66 This week we will begin a new multi-part discussion around using Method Sets in Empower Software. This post shows how to subtract a 3D baseline from 3D PDA data.

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Get Empowered: Review Window and the Processing Method | Tip #65, Deriving Channels

By April 18, 2018
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#65: In this final tip in our Deriving Channels series for using Empower Software, we learn about Switch To, a function that you can use to combine data from channels generated by different wavelengths or detectors into one, so that you process a single chromatogram.

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