Special Issue "Monolithic Columns in Separation Sciences"


A special issue of Chromatography (ISSN 2227-9075).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2014)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Dr. Zuzana Zajickova
College of Arts and Sciences Barry University 11300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami Shores, FL 33161, USA
Website: http://www.barry.edu/physical-sciences/faculty/zajickova.html
E-Mail: ZZajickova@barry.edu
Interests: capillary liquid chromatography; monolithic column design and preparation; organo-silica monolithic structures; inorganic monolithic structures; surface modifications of porous monoliths

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

In recent years, many exciting discoveries have taken place in the area of separation science. At the forefront is the development and improvement of monolithic column technology, mainly for applications in liquid chromatography, capillary electrochromatography, and occasionally, gas chromatography. Interest in monoliths as stationary phases has been stimulated by the promise of achieving fast and efficient separations, so as to permit rapid high-throughput analysis. Enthusiasm for making monoliths in one's own laboratory has also contributed to interest. Consequently, this Special Issue is dedicated to showcasing the latest research findings related to the role of monolithic columns in separation science, starting from column design and preparation, to the characterization of column properties and performance, to the wide range of applications for commercial as well as custom-made columns.

Prof. Dr. Zuzana Zajickova
Guest Editor


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  • Chromatography
  • capillary electrochromatography
  • monolithic column
  • separation performance
  • stationary phase
  • column technology

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Chromatography 2014, 1(4), 194-210; doi:10.3390/chromatography1040194
Received: 22 October 2014 / Revised: 13 November 2014 / Accepted: 14 November 2014 / Published: 19 November 2014
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Last update: 13 March 2014

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