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Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry

Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry

Editors: S. Daunert; P. Garrigues; G. Gauglitz; K.G. Heumann; K. Jinno; A. Roda; A. Sanz-Medel; S.A. Wise

ISSN: 1618-2642 (print version)
ISSN: 1618-2650 (electronic version)

Journal no. 216


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  • Publishes outstanding research results from all areas of analytical and bioanalytical science
  • Provides critical reviews, current trends and rapid communications
  • Also offers popular columns on career development and the teaching of analytical science
  • Includes conference highlights, and reviews of books and software
  • Presents a challenging bimonthly puzzle
  • 94% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (ABC) is a truly international journal with a mission to publish excellent research papers from all areas of analytical and bioanalytical science.

Author Benefits

  • Online publication in 20 days from acceptance
  • No submission fee for full-color illustrations of accepted articles
  • Book discount for contributing authors
  • Open Choice, offers authors to have their journal articles made available with full open access in exchange for payment of a basic fee

Outstanding Features

  • Free online access to members of the owner societies
  • The only general analytical chemistry journal supported by a large group of learned societies around the world
  • ABC Best Paper Award
  • Analytical Challenge
  • Educational articles
  • Topical paper collections

Related subjects » Analytical Chemistry - Biochemistry & Biophysics - Biomedical Sciences - Characterization & Evaluation of Materials - Food Science & Nutrition - Monitoring & Environmental Analysis

Impact Factor: 3.578 (2013) * 

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    2013 Impact Factor
  • 3.578
  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry’s mission is the rapid publication of excellent and high-impact research articles on fundamental and applied topics of analytical and bioanalyti­cal science. Its scope is broad, encompassing the entire range of analytical and bioanalytical research and encouraging multidisciplinary solutions to problems in this field. 

    The Editors encourage submissions presenting novel analytical research in instrumentation, method development, and applications, including, for example,

    • mass spectrometry and atomic spectroscopy;
    • separations and hyphenated techniques;
    • analytical approaches in “-omics” and imaging;
    • analytical characterization of nano- and biomaterials;
    • miniaturized devices, medicinal diagnostics, sensors, chemometrics, and sampling methods.

    Applications should be innovative and presen­ted with complete validation including analysis of real world samples. The new contribution in comparison to existing methods should also be stressed. Moreover, the Editors encourage authors to add unsuccessful approaches in the experimental section in addition to the detailed description of successful experiments.

     The journal publishes Critical Reviews and Trend Articles, Research Papers, Rapid Communications, and Notes. All papers are subject to a strict peer review. Guided by peer reviews, the Editors select a number of exceptional papers for accelerated publication as ‘Papers in Forefront’. Also published are Feature Articles on selected topics as well as Letters to the Editor as a medium of discussion and exchange of opinions. Additional features are ABC’s general-interest columns geared to the practical needs of modern analytical scientists (e.g. Analytical Challenge, ABCs of Education and Professional Development in Analytical Science).

     Presented annually, the ABC Best Paper Award honors the young author of an outstanding research paper published in the journal. Aiming to encourage young scientists in establishing their careers, it is given to the lead author of a research paper who is up to 40 years of age.

     The journal discourages submissions of limited international interest or limited analytical novelty or lacking a substantial impact on analytical and bioanalytical science. Papers that merely comprise data collections, based on the use of routine analytical or bioanalytical methods, are also not acceptable.

     Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry is a merger and also continuation of Fresenius' Journal of Analytical Chemistry, Analusis, Química Analítica, and Chemical Analysis/Chemia Analityczna. The journal is partly owned by major chemical societies: German Chemical Society (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, GDCh), Chemical Society of France (Société Chimique de France, SCF), Spanish Society for Analytical Chemistry (Sociedad Española de Química Analítica, SEQA) and Royal Spanish Society of Chemistry (Real Sociedad Española de Química, RSEQ ), Austrian Society for Analytical Chemistry (Österreichische Gesellschaft für Analytische Chemie, ASAC), Division of Analytical Chemistry of the Swiss Chemical Society (Division Analytische Chemie der Schweizerischen Chemischen Gesellschaft, DAC/SCS), Italian Chemical Society (Società Chimica Italiana, SCI), and Polish Chemical Society (Polskie Towarzystwo Chemiczne, PTChem). This close relationship ensures that the journal is exceptionally well-positioned to understand, anticipate and fulfill the needs of scientists in this field.

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