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Handbook on Miniaturization in Analytical Chemistry - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128197639, 9780128225530

Handbook on Miniaturization in Analytical Chemistry

1st Edition

Application of Nanotechnology

Editor: Chaudhery Hussain
Paperback ISBN: 9780128197639
eBook ISBN: 9780128225530
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 24th July 2020
Page Count: 364
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Handbook on Miniaturization in Analytical Chemistry: Application of Nanotechnology provides a source of authoritative fundamentals, interdisciplinary knowledge and primary literature for researchers who want to fully understand how nano-technologies work. Covering all stages of analysis, from sample preparation to separation and detection, the book discusses the design and manufacturing technology of miniaturization and includes an entire section on safety risks, ethical, legal and social issues (ELSI), the economics of nanotechnologies, and a discussion on sustainability with respect to nano- and lab-on-chip technologies.

This guide for students and researchers working on applications of nanotechnology in modern systems for analysis gives readers everything they need to know to bring their current practices up-to-date.

Key Features

  • Details the impacts of miniaturization and nanotechnology
  • Includes coverage of the current challenges for scaling up nano-miniaturization design and manufacturing technology for analysis
  • Provides the latest reference materials, including websites of interest and details on the latest research in every chapter


Researchers studying and using nano-miniaturized systems for analysis in the fields of analytical chemistry, nanotechnology, chemical engineering, forensic sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, environmental analysis, toxicology, green chemistry, sustainability, materials science, and device engineering who work at universities and industrial institutions, government and independent institutes, and individual research groups

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Era of Nano Lab on Chip Analysis

Section 1: Sample Preparation Stage of Analysis
2. Microfluidics in Lipid Extraction
3. Microfluidic Strategies for extraction and preconcentration of proteins and peptides
4. Microfluidics for Sample Preparation
5. Application of nano-molecularly imprinted polymers in sample preparation
6. Magnetic Nano Materials in Sample Preparation
7. The Role of Magnetic Nano Materials In Miniaturized Sample Preparation Techniques
8. Miniaturized methods of sample preparation

Section 2: Separation/Identification Stage of Analysis
9. Nanotechnology in Lab on chip Membranes
10. Lab on chip for Chromatographic Techniques
11. Mirofluidics for Spectroscopic Techniques
12. Lab on chip: A Versatile Integration with Spectroscopic Techniques

Section 3: Detection Stage of Analysis
13. Contactless conductivity detection on lab-on-a-chip devices: simple, inexpensive, and powerful analytical tool for microfluidic applications
14. Pattern sensors: Classification, nanoprobes, and microfluidics
15. Miniatured Microfluidics Heuristics towards the detection of polluting molecules in the environment

Section 4: Other Applications
16. Mobile phone-based miniaturization sensor systems
17. Other miniaturization sensor systems
18. Mobile phone-based miniaturization sensor systems
19. Modern Analytical Point-of-care applications

Section 5: Important Aspects and Challenges
20. Laboratory synthesis to commercial application
21. Pushing the Limits of Analytical Characterization Tools: How Much is too much

Conclusion: Future of Analytical Chemistry
22. Future of modern age of analytical chemistry- Nano-Miniaturization
23. Nanobiotechnology Approaches for Miniaturized Diagnostics


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About the Editor

Chaudhery Hussain

Chaudhery Hussain

Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain, PhD, is an Adjunct Professor, Academic Advisor and Lab Director in the Department of Chemistry & Environmental Sciences at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, USA. His research is focused on Environmental management, Nanotechnology, Advanced Materials, and Analytical Chemistry of Various Industries. Dr. Hussain is the author of numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals as well as a prolific author and editor of scientific monographs and handbooks in his research areas for Elsevier, Royal Society of Chemistry, CRC, Springer, and others.

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Professor, Academic Advisor and Director of Chemistry and EVSc Labs, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey, USA

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