Maya Alejandro, F and Horstkotte, B and Estela, JM and Cerda, V, Automated in-syringe dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction, Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 59 pp. 1-8. ISSN 0165-9936 (2014) [Refereed Article]
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The dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction (DLLME) technique is simple, efficient and environment friendly. One of the main limitations to its further development is the lack of approaches to its automation.
In this work, we describe and review recent applications of a novel approach to perform fully-automated in-syringe DLLME based on the use of computer-controlled bi-directional syringe pumps. The in-syringe-DLLME technique enables precise flow control over the extractant and the concomitant detection of the analytes "in-syringe", within a peripheral flow network, or by introduction into coupled detectors.
|Item Type:||Refereed Article|
|Keywords:||flow analysis, liquid-liquid extraction|
|Research Division:||Chemical Sciences|
|Research Group:||Analytical Chemistry|
|Research Field:||Flow Analysis|
|Objective Division:||Expanding Knowledge|
|Objective Group:||Expanding Knowledge|
|Objective Field:||Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences|
|UTAS Author:||Maya Alejandro, F (Mr Fernando Maya Alejandro)|
|Web of Science® Times Cited:||52|
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