Chromatography is a technique used to separate and quantify the components in a complex chemical mixture. We have
created a 3D visualization system capable of comparing the chemical properties of chromatographic systems. The
visualization system combines scatter plots, parallel coordinates, and specialized glyphs to assist in the analysis of
chromatographic data and comparisons of multiple systems. Using this tool, numerous separation systems can be readily
compared simultaneously - greatly facilitating the ability to select systems that are likely to produce desired separations
during method development.
The analysis of data that consists of multiple vector fields can be greatly facilitated by the simultaneous visualization
of the vector fields. An effective visualization must accurately reflect the key physical structures of the
fields in a way that does not allow for an unintended bias toward one distribution. While there are several effective
techniques to visualize a single vector field through equally spaced streamlines, applying these techniques
to individual vector fields and combining them in a single image yields undesirable artifacts. In this paper, we
present strategies for the effective visualization of two vector fields through the use of streamlines.