ANALYTICAL APPLICATIONS OF ULTRASOUND

By

  • F. Priego Capote, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Marie Curie Building, Campus of Rabanales, Cordoba, Spain
  • M.D. Luque de Castro, Department of Analytical Chemistry, University of Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain

Ultrasound is an energy source that has the potential for enhancing many stages of experimental analysis, but analytical chemists generally have limited knowledge of this technique. Analytical Applications of Ultrasound lays the foundations for practicing analytical chemists to consider ways of exploiting ultrasound energy in their research. This timely and unique book covers a broad range of information about ultrasound, providing advances in ultrasound equipment and demonstrations of how this energy has been used to enhance various steps of analysis. Given the limited literature on analytical applications of ultrasound, the authors provide information from other sources that suggest ways in which we can use it in the analytical laboratory. The authors discuss the principles of ultrasound and the variables we must consider in adapting ultrasound to different problems.
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Audience

This book will be of interest to practising analytical or organic chemists who are already using or considering using Ultasound as a technique in their analyses

 

Book information

  • Published: December 2006
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-52825-4


Table of Contents

PART I: ULTRASOUND AND SAMPLE PREPARATIONChapter 1. Introduction: fundamentals of ultrasound and basis of its analytical uses
Chapter 2. Generalities on ultrasound-assisted sample preparation
Chapter 3. Ultrasound-assisted sample digestion
Chapter 4. Ultrasound-assisted leaching
Chapter 5. Ultrasound assistance to heterogeneous samples
Chapter 6. Ultrasound assistance to analytical heterogeneous liquid–liquid systems
Chapter 7. Ultrasound-assisted chemical reactions
PART II. ULTRASOUND AND DETECTIONChapter 8. Ultrasound assistance for improving detection techniques
Chapter 9. Ultrasound-based detection techniques
Chapter 10. Applications of ultrasound-based detection techniques