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why is retention and peak width measured in time? is there a better theoretical parameter?

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    Since the chromatogram reads in amout on the vertical axis and time on the horizontal axis, how else would you measure it?

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    well, the manual says we have to plot area and also to plot peak height. but i was also looking into plotting it as chart distance but not quite sure how that works

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