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Sensors 2006, 6(10), 1245-1307; doi:10.3390/s6101245

Recent Development in Optical Chemical Sensors Coupling with Flow Injection Analysis

Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Málaga, Campus Teatinos s/n, 29071 Málaga, Spain
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Received: 4 May 2006 / Accepted: 5 October 2006 / Published: 10 October 2006
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sensors in Flow Analysis)
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Optical techniques for chemical analysis are well established and sensors based on thesetechniques are now attracting considerable attention because of their importance in applications suchas environmental monitoring, biomedical sensing, and industrial process control. On the other hand,flow injection analysis (FIA) is advisable for the rapid analysis of microliter volume samples and canbe interfaced directly to the chemical process. The FIA has become a widespread automatic analyticalmethod for more reasons; mainly due to the simplicity and low cost of the setups, their versatility, andease of assembling. In this paper, an overview of flow injection determinations by using opticalchemical sensors is provided, and instrumentation, sensor design, and applications are discussed. Thiswork summarizes the most relevant manuscripts from 1980 to date referred to analysis using opticalchemical sensors in FIA.
Keywords: Optical chemical sensors; Flow injection analysis; Applications. Optical chemical sensors; Flow injection analysis; Applications.
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

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Ojeda, C.B.; Rojas, F.S. Recent Development in Optical Chemical Sensors Coupling with Flow Injection Analysis. Sensors 2006, 6, 1245-1307.

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