[show abstract][hide abstract] ABSTRACT: A new sequential injection analysis (SIA) method of an electrokinetic flow analysis (EKFA) system for the determination of nitrite-nitrogen is presented in this paper. The proposed system mainly consisted of an electroosmotic pump, two solenoid valves and a spectrophotometer etc. All the pump and valves were controlled by a personal computer automatically. The determination method of nitrite-nitrogen was based on the reaction among nitrite, sulfanilamide and naphthylethylenediamine to form a colored compound, which was measured at 540 nm. The linear calibration range of nitrite-nitrogen was 10-800 mug l(-1). The detection limit was 1 mug l(-1) (K=3, n=11). The analytical method can provide a throughput of 33 samples per h.
[show abstract][hide abstract] ABSTRACT: A new sample introduction method of capillary electrophoresis, in which field-amplified sample injection was combined with a pre-concentration of non-uniform field electrophoresis, is presented in this paper. With an additional pre-concentration voltage applied to sample solution, a non-uniform electric field was generated, with which analytical cations or anions were pre-concentrated around an electrode adjacent to the injection end of capillary. After the pre-concentration, analytical ions were injected into the capillary and stacked at the boundary between sample and buffer solution inside capillary by field-amplified injection technique. In contrast to the conventional field-amplified injection, larger concentration factor and higher analytical sensitivity were obtained with the improved pre-concentration method. Its concentration factor was about 10∼15 fold as that of field-amplified sample injection.
Journal of Chromatography 11/2001; · 4.61 Impact Factor