Special Issue "Food Analytical Chemistry–Advance Instrumental Methods and Sensors"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2020).
Interests: infrared spectroscopy; chemometrics; food chemistry; vibrational spectroscopy; NIR
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Food chemical analysis is based on the use of several biochemical, chemical, and molecular methods. However, the increasing demand to control and monitor food samples in real-time (e.g., on-line, at line) demands the development of innovative analytical systems (e.g., a combination of advanced instrumental methods, sensors, and chemometric tools). It has been recognized that the ability to analyse food samples is of paramount importance, in order to accomplish consistent quality during production as demanded by regulators and consumers. In addition, the food industry is facing new challenges such as food integrity and safety where advanced instrumental methods and sensors in combination with chemometric tools will have an important role to play.
The Special Issue “Food Analytical Chemistry—Advanced Instrumental Methods and Sensors” aims to summarize the state of the art of the research, technology, and novel applications of advanced instrumental methods and sensors in the field of food analytical chemistry.
Assoc. Prof. Daniel Cozzolino
Manuscript Submission Information
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- Near infrared
- Mid infrared
- Hyperspectral imaging
- Electronic noses
- Electronic tongues
- Sensory analysis
- Data pre-processing
- Applications (analytical, on-line, and at-line)