displacement chromatography

A procedure in which the mobile phase contains a compound (the displacer) more strongly retained than the components of the sample under examination. The sample is fed into the system as a finite slug.
Orange Book, 2nd ed., p. 74 [Terms] [Book]
PAC, 1993, 65, 819. (Nomenclature for chromatography (IUPAC Recommendations 1993)) on page 824 [Terms] [Paper]