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An International Journal for Separation Science

Editors: D. Mangelings; G. Massolini; B. Paull; G.K.E. Scriba; R.M. Smith; A.M. Striegel

ISSN: 0009-5893 (print version)
ISSN: 1612-1112 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10337

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D. Mangelings
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Dept. of Analytical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology
Laarbeeklaan, 103
1090 Brussels, Belgium

G. Massolini
University of Pavia
Department of Drug Sciences
Viale Taramelli 12
Pavia, 70131, Italy

B. Paull
University of Tasmania
Australian Centre for Research on Separation Sciences (ACROSS)
School of Physical Sciences
Private Bag 75
Hobart 7001, Australia

G.K.E. Scriba
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
Dept. of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Philosophenweg 14
07743 Jena, Germany

R.M. Smith
Loughborough University
Department of Chemistry
Loughborough, Leic. LE11 3TU, UK

A.M. Striegel
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Chemical Sciences Division
100 Bureau Drive MS 8392
Gaithersburg, MD, 20899, USA

Editorial Advisory Board
D.W. Armstrong, Arlington, TX, USA
M. Bartolini, Bologna, Italy
B. Buszewski Toruń, Poland
D. Cabooter, Leuven, Belgium
A. Cavazzini, Ferrara, Italy
D. Corradini, Rome, Italy
F. David, Kortrijk, Belgium
A. de Villiers, Stellenbosch, South Africa
S. Eeltink, Brussels, Belgium
M. Fedorova, Leipzig, Germany
A. Felinger, Pécs, Hungary
J.P. Grinias, Glassboro, NJ, USA
D. Guillarme, Geneva, Switzerland
I.A. Haidar Ahmad, Rahway, NJ, USA
K. Hartonen, Helsinki, Finland
C.W. Huck, Innsbruck, Austria
M. Lämmerhofer, Vienna, Austria
R. Lehmann, Tübingen, Germany
S.J. Lehotay, Wyndmoor, PA, USA
P. Marriott, Melbourne, Australia
P. Myers, Liverpool, UK
S.A. Ozkan, Ankara, Turkey
V. Pichon, Paris, France
C.F. Poole, Detroit, MI, USA
U. Pyell, Marburg, Germany
S. Rubio Bravo, Córdoba, Spain
Y. Saito, Toyohashi, Japan
O.J. Schmitz, Duisburg-Essen, Germany
T. Teutenberg, Duisburg, Germany
M. Tsunoda, Tokyo, Japan
M.F. Wahab, Arlington, TX, USA
C. West, Orléans, France
I.D. Wilson, London, UK
G.W. Xu, Dalian, China

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    Separation sciences, in all their various forms such as chromatography, field-flow fractionation, and electrophoresis, now provide some of the most powerful techniques in analytical chemistry and are used in a number of application areas, including archaeology, biotechnology, clinical, environmental, food, medical, petroleum, pharmaceutical, polymer and biopolymer research. Beyond serving analytical purposes, separation techniques are also used for preparative and process-scale applications. The scope and power of separation sciences are significantly extended in combination with spectroscopic detection methods (e.g., laser-based approaches, nuclear-magnetic resonance, Raman, chemiluminescence) and in particular, mass spectrometry, to provide the so-called hyphenated techniques. In addition to exciting new areas in chromatography like ultra high-pressure and high-temperature approaches, there have been great advances in hybrid methods combining chromatography and electro-based separations, especially on the micro- and nanoscale. Integrated biological procedures (e.g., enzymatic, immunological, receptor-based assays) can also be part of the overall analytical process.  

    CHROMATOGRAPHIA will highlight new developments in sorbent materials, mobile phases,  detectors, and techniques to improve the sensitivity, selectivity, efficiency and speed of separation devices; on hyphenated systems that integrate several unit operations (e.g., sample clean-up, separation, assay, detection) to construct (fully) automated systems that fulfill users’ requirements (speed, reliability, miniaturization); and on the scaling down of existing systems to enable the analysis of smaller sample sizes and volumes and to allow the simultaneous screening of multiple compounds (i.e., -omics approaches). Consequently, a primary focus will be on the integration of several unit operations in a single analytical instrument. In these areas, preliminary data can be published provided there is sufficient novelty in the various unit operations or their combination and the results will be beneficial for the readers of CHROMATOGRAPHIA and could inspire them to bring their own research to a higher level.  

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