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: Review Window and the Processing Method | Tip #82, Custom Fields

By August 15, 2018
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Tip #82: How to create a Custom Field in Empower Welcome back to Get Empowered! In the last Empower tip-of-the-week post for Empower CDS Software, we learned about using the Result Audit Viewer to understand the… Read more >

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Get Empowered: Review Window and the Processing Method | Tip #81, Result Audit Viewer

By August 9, 2018
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If someone has generated multiple results for a sample, it is important to understand what the differences are between those results. Using the Result Differences table in Empower Software’s Result Audit Viewer makes the job much easier. Let’s see how it’s done!

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Get Empowered: Review Window and the Processing Method | Tip #80, Result Audit Viewer

By August 1, 2018
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Empower Software’s Result Audit Viewer makes it easier to review the audit trail information associated with a Result Set by bringing this information into one window rather than going to all of the individual audit trail windows. In this tip, we take a tour of the Result Audit Viewer.

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Get Empowered: Reader Question on Calculating Peak Valley Points | Tip #79

By July 26, 2018
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We answer a question as a follow-up to Tip #74 on using Empower’s System Suitability option to calculate the ratio of peak to valley height when there’s a valley between the chromatographic peaks; What about calculating valley height when there are two fused peaks?

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Get Empowered: Another Reader Question on Quantitating Impurities | Tip #78

By July 18, 2018
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Lots of questions about calculating impurities in Empower Software! Here’s another answer to a reader who inquired: How do you quantitate impurities against the main component? We’re happy to show how…

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Get Empowered: Reader Question on Quantitating Impurities | Tip #77

By July 11, 2018
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We answer another reader’s question about using Empower Software: How do you summarize specified and unspecified impurities in a sample and quantitate them against the main component?

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Get Empowered: Reader Question on Impurity Response with Two APIs | Tip #76

By July 3, 2018
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We answer a reader’s question about using Empower Software: How do you calculate impurity response when there are two APIs in the sample?

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Get Empowered: Reader Question on Retention Time Difference | Tip #75

By June 27, 2018
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We answer another reader’s question: Why is the retention time of my peak slightly different than the retention time of the UV apex spectrum for the peak?

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Get Empowered: Reader Question | Tip #74

By June 20, 2018
Empower tip-of-the-week

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
Empower tip-of-the-week

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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