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Chromatographic and electrophoretic separation of inorganic sulfur and sulfur-oxygen species


O'Reilly, JW and Dicinoski, GW and Shaw, M and Haddad, PR, Chromatographic and electrophoretic separation of inorganic sulfur and sulfur-oxygen species, Analytica Chimica Acta, 432, (2) pp. 165-192. ISSN 0003-2670 (2001) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1016/S0003-2670(00)01389-1


A review is presented of the use of chromatographic and electrophoretic methods for the separation of inorganic sulfur species in aqueous matrices, with particular emphasis on ion chromatographic methods. The species considered are elemental sulfur, sulfide, polysulfides (Sx2−), sulfite, sulfate, thiosulfate, dithionate, polythionates (SxO62−) and metal–thiosulfate complexes. A brief introduction to sulfur anion chemistry is given, followed by a discussion of the separation and determination of sulfur species using ion chromatography, capillary electrophoresis and other separation-based techniques. Difficulties inherent in the analysis of complex sulfur anion mixtures are indicated and the procedures that have been used to overcome these difficulties are also examined.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Review; Sulfur; Ion chromatography; Capillary electrophoresis; Sample handling; Sulfur speciation
Research Division:Chemical Sciences
Research Group:Analytical chemistry
Research Field:Separation science
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in the chemical sciences
UTAS Author:O'Reilly, JW (Dr John O'Reilly)
UTAS Author:Dicinoski, GW (Associate Professor Gregory Dicinoski)
UTAS Author:Shaw, M (Dr Matt Shaw)
UTAS Author:Haddad, PR (Professor Paul Haddad)
ID Code:22139
Year Published:2001
Web of Science® Times Cited:68
Deposited By:Chemistry
Deposited On:2001-08-01
Last Modified:2010-02-08
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