Correlation Capillary Zone Electrophoresis CCZE Micromachinery

CZE is known for its high detection limits. Correlation techniques, as used in chromatography, can be applied in CZE as well. The goal and basic principles are the same. The main problem is the high demand on the injection system, just as in CC. However, in CCZE the injection system can relatively easy be modified, because CZE is electrically - rather than pressure - driven.

Microchip technology is very well suited for application in CZE systems and particularly in correlation CZE. A high quality injection device on a microchip, connected to a fused silica capillary and particularly usable for correlation CZE, is reported. The speed of separation in a microchip CZE system can be increased due to higher accessible field strengths. Detection is the major problem, because of the smaller channel dimension. The application of correlation techniques drastically reduces the high detection limit in a modest time.

See also: I/Chromatography. II/Chromatography: Liquid: Theory of Liquid Chromatography. Electrophoresis: Capillary Electrophoresis.

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