Special Issue "Advances towards Green Analytical Chemistry"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2020.
Interests: analytical sample preparation; novel materials; chromatography; ionic liquids and derivatives; metal-organic frameworks
Interests: analytical sample preparation; microextraction; ionic liquids; metal¬–organic frameworks, polymers; environemntal analysis, bioclinical analysis; food analysis; chromatography
The incorporation of the Green Chemistry requirements within the analytical process has been highly pursued in recent years. In this sense, efforts have shifted towards the development of green analytical sample preparation methods and analytical separation techniques. The proposed strategies to improve the sustainability of analytical protocols are mainly based on the miniaturization and/or automation of the process, the reduction or even elimination of organic solvents and/or toxic reagents required in the procedure, and the design and incorporation of new solvents and sorbents with enhanced environmentally friendly characteristics.
This Special Issue aims to address recent advances in the development of greener tools applied in analytical methodologies, including improvements of the procedures and instrumentation, together with the incorporation of new materials. The use of already proposed sustainable technologies is also covered as long as they are applied for a specific challenging application as an alternative to conventional approaches.
We warmly invite colleagues to contribute to this Special Issue with original research articles or review articles. We believe that this collection will have a significant impact in the analytical research community.
This Special Issue was supported by the Sample Preparation Task Force and Network, supported by the Division of Analytical Chemistry of the European Chemical Society.
Manuscript Submission Information
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- Green analytical methods
- Solvent-free methods
- Green solvents
- Ionic liquids
- Deep eutectic solvents
- Supramolecular solvents