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Electric Field Applications: In Chromatography, Industrial and Chemical Processes

Electric Field Applications: In Chromatography, Industrial and Chemical Processes

Takao Tsuda (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-61524-7 July 2008 327 Pages




This authoritative review brings scientists up-to-date with the exciting recent developments in modern electric field applications and highlights their benefits compared with other methods.

In Part 1 the book opens with a complete account of
electrochromatography - a state-of-the-art technique that combines chromatography and electrophoresis. It reveals how you can achieve first-class separations in numerous analytical and biochemical applications. Part 2 focuses on the unique characteristics of electroprocesses in industry, and several examples, such as electroosmotic dewatering, new electro-rheological fluid technologies and demulsification processes in the car and oil industries, are given. The role of the electric field in chemical processes is discussed in Part 3. The chapters explore its use in concentration processes, immunoassay and molecular orientation methods, and important examples are presented in each case.

This book is essential reading for analytical chemists, applied chemists and chemical engineers working in research and development wishing to keep up with this dynamic field.
From the Contents:
- in Analytical Chemistry
- Electroosmosis
- with Radial Applied Electrovoltage
- in Biomolecular Analysis
- for Focusing, Counter-Current, Mass Spectrometry, and Two-Dimensional Separation
Electric Fields in Industrial Processes
- Electroosmotic Dewatering
- Electrophoretic Forming of Ceramics
- Control of Viscosity: Materials for Electro-Rheological Fluids and their Applications
- Solvent Extraction
- Resolution of Water-in-Oil Emulsions
Application of Electric Fields in Chemical Processes
- Concentration Processes in Analytical Chemistry
- Pulse Immunoassays and Pulse Electrovoltage for Cell Manipulation and Analytical Coagulation Processes
- Molecular Orientation of Organic Compounds in Electric Fields: Organized Photochemistry