Themed collection Young Analytical Scientists

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Editorial

The future of elemental analytical chemistry – the sixth special issue dedicated to young analytical scientists

Guest Editor Björn Meermann introduces the 2021 Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry themed collection dedicated to young analytical scientists.

Graphical abstract: The future of elemental analytical chemistry – the sixth special issue dedicated to young analytical scientists
From the themed collection: Young Analytical Scientists
Critical Review

Mass spectrometry as a powerful analytical tool for the characterization of indoor airborne microplastics and nanoplastics

In this review we discuss the novel developments in mass spectrometry-based analytical methods for size determination, chemical identification, and quantification of the microplastic and nanoplastic in indoor air and dust.

Graphical abstract: Mass spectrometry as a powerful analytical tool for the characterization of indoor airborne microplastics and nanoplastics
From the themed collection: Young Analytical Scientists
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ICP-MS spatial profiles in presence of ethanol and their application for the analysis of ethanol containing samples

A total sample consumption system (hTISIS) was used for the first time to evaluate the plasma spatial ion profile for ethanolic samples in ICP-MS.

Graphical abstract: ICP-MS spatial profiles in presence of ethanol and their application for the analysis of ethanol containing samples
From the themed collection: Young Analytical Scientists
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Time-absorbance profile ratio background correction: introducing TAP to correct for spectral overlap in high-resolution continuum source graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry

A new method to correct for spectral overlap when using HR CS GFAAS is proposed.

Graphical abstract: Time-absorbance profile ratio background correction: introducing TAP to correct for spectral overlap in high-resolution continuum source graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry
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Evaluation of nanodebris produced by in vitro degradation of titanium-based dental implants in the presence of bacteria using single particle and single cell inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry

Titanium oxide nanoparticles released by titanium implants can be detected and characterized by single-particle ICP-MS and transmission electron microscopy.

Graphical abstract: Evaluation of nanodebris produced by in vitro degradation of titanium-based dental implants in the presence of bacteria using single particle and single cell inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
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Lithium isotopic composition of reference materials of biological origin TORT-2, DORM-2, TORT-3, DORM-4, SRM-1400 and ERM-CE278k

Li isotope compositions of soft tissues and bones from six international reference materials of biological origin has been characterized with MC-ICP-MS.

Graphical abstract: Lithium isotopic composition of reference materials of biological origin TORT-2, DORM-2, TORT-3, DORM-4, SRM-1400 and ERM-CE278k
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Integration of cobalt ion assisted Fenton digestion and photochemical vapor generation: a green method for rapid determination of trace cadmium in rice

Integrating Fenton-like digestion as well as metal ion assisted photochemical vapor generation for analysis of Cd in rice samples, coupled with inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) measurements.

Graphical abstract: Integration of cobalt ion assisted Fenton digestion and photochemical vapor generation: a green method for rapid determination of trace cadmium in rice
From the themed collection: Young Analytical Scientists
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Analytical figures of merit of a low-dispersion aerosol transport system for high-throughput LA-ICP-MS analysis

This work reports on the analytical performance of a LA-ICP-MS low-dispersion aerosol transport system coupled to a two-volume ablation cell and a low-dispersion ablation cell housed in a LA-unit equipped with a nanosecond 1 kHz lasing system.

Graphical abstract: Analytical figures of merit of a low-dispersion aerosol transport system for high-throughput LA-ICP-MS analysis
From the themed collection: Young Analytical Scientists
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An insight into the determination of size and number concentration of silver nanoparticles in blood using single particle ICP-MS (spICP-MS): feasibility of application to samples relevant to in vivo toxicology studies

Systematic method development for the determination of number concentration and size of silver nanoparticles in blood for the purpose of application to the typical workflow of an in vivo toxicology study.

Graphical abstract: An insight into the determination of size and number concentration of silver nanoparticles in blood using single particle ICP-MS (spICP-MS): feasibility of application to samples relevant to in vivo toxicology studies
From the themed collection: Young Analytical Scientists
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Cross double point discharge as enhanced excitation source for highly sensitive determination of arsenic, mercury and lead by optical emission spectrometry

A cross double point discharge microplasma was designed as an excitation source for a miniaturized optical emission spectrometer coupled with hydride generation for the highly sensitive determination of arsenic, mercury and lead.

Graphical abstract: Cross double point discharge as enhanced excitation source for highly sensitive determination of arsenic, mercury and lead by optical emission spectrometry
From the themed collection: Young Analytical Scientists
Open Access Paper

Determination of the naturally occurring vanadium-complex amavadin in Amanita muscaria with HPLC-ICPMS

The determination of the two isomers of amavadin and other V species in Amanita muscaria with HPLC-ICPMS.

Graphical abstract: Determination of the naturally occurring vanadium-complex amavadin in Amanita muscaria with HPLC-ICPMS
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Laser ablation of microdroplets for copper isotopic analysis via MC-ICP-MS. Analysis of serum microsamples for the diagnosis and follow-up treatment of Wilson's disease

The deposition of microdroplets onto silicon wafers followed by drying and fsLA is evaluated by MC-ICP-MS Cu isotopic analysis.

Graphical abstract: Laser ablation of microdroplets for copper isotopic analysis via MC-ICP-MS. Analysis of serum microsamples for the diagnosis and follow-up treatment of Wilson's disease
From the themed collection: Young Analytical Scientists
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New solvents for metal extraction – NADES. Prediction and optimization of efficient extraction of selected metals by ICP-MS/MS

Natural deep eutectic solvents as alternative metal extractants – a study of property prediction and protocol optimization.

Graphical abstract: New solvents for metal extraction – NADES. Prediction and optimization of efficient extraction of selected metals by ICP-MS/MS
From the themed collection: Young Analytical Scientists
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Determination of gadolinium MRI contrast agents in fresh and oceanic waters of Australia employing micro-solid phase extraction, HILIC-ICP-MS and bandpass mass filtering

Speciation analysis of Gd-based MRI contrast agents in fresh and oceanic waters employing an automatised micro-solid phase extraction method and HILIC-ICP-MS detection operating an increased mass bandpass.

Graphical abstract: Determination of gadolinium MRI contrast agents in fresh and oceanic waters of Australia employing micro-solid phase extraction, HILIC-ICP-MS and bandpass mass filtering
From the themed collection: Young Analytical Scientists
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Single nanoparticle analysis for homogeneous immunoassay of CA19-9 for serological evaluation

A rapid one-step immunoassay based on 197Au tagging is proposed in this paper for the evaluation of CA19-9 in serum.

Graphical abstract: Single nanoparticle analysis for homogeneous immunoassay of CA19-9 for serological evaluation
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Technical Note

Optimized preconcentration method using magnetic dispersive solid-phase microextraction with GO–γFe2O3 nanoparticles for the determination of Se in fish samples by FIA-HG-AAS

Magnetic nanoparticles of GO–γ-Fe2O3 were applied for the preconcentration of Se in fish samples and determination by hydride generation atomic absorption spectrometry and flow injection analysis.

Graphical abstract: Optimized preconcentration method using magnetic dispersive solid-phase microextraction with GO–γFe2O3 nanoparticles for the determination of Se in fish samples by FIA-HG-AAS
From the themed collection: Young Analytical Scientists
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About this collection

Highlighting the work of outstanding young scientists in atomic spectrometry and related areas. Authors are either outstanding graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, researchers in their first industrial appointment or young analytical faculty. Each author was nominated by worldwide experts in the field including members of the Editorial Board and Advisory Board of JAAS. Guest Edited by Björn Meermann. New articles will be added to this collection as they are published.

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