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.
- 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
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 & 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
Dr. Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain, PhD is an Adjunct Professor, Academic Advisor and Director of Chemistry & EVSc Labs in the Department of Chemistry & Environmental Sciences at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey, USA. His research is focused on the applications of nanotechnology & advanced materials in environment, analytical chemistry and various industries. Dr. Hussain is the author of numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals as well as a prolific author and editor of several scientific monographs and handbooks in his research areas.