Handbook on Miniaturization in Analytical Chemistry

Handbook on Miniaturization in Analytical Chemistry

Application of Nanotechnology

1st Edition - July 24, 2020

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  • Editor: Chaudhery Hussain
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128197639
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128225530

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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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 364
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: July 24, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128197639
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128225530

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.

Affiliations and Expertise

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

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