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Laser in Environmental and Life Sciences: Modern Analytical Methods / Edition 1

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Overview

This comprehensive reference work illustrates the state of the art of laser-induced analytical methods in environmental and life sciences via an interdisciplinary approach. Ky techniques for remote sensing in the atmosphere as well as diagnostic methods for soil, water and air contamination and exhaled breath are described. Each a prominent scientist, the authors report on their current research; demonstrate that multi-disciplinary applications are possible; and employ examples on how existing environmental diagnostic methods have found their way into the life sciences.

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"This book deals with a selection of interdisciplinary subjects relating to both the basic physics of the detection techniques involved and the relevant problems in environmental and life sciences. … By and large, given the quality and clarity of the various contributions, the book can be recommended to all those requiring a readable and factual introduction into these new fields and methods of analysis." (A. Buekens, International Journal Environment and Pollution, Vol. 25 (1-4), 2005)

"This book deals with … very interesting interdisciplinary areas. Prominent scientists report on their current research; demonstrate that multi-disciplinary applications are possible; and employ examples on how existing environmental diagnostic methods have found their way into the life sciences. … Biologists, medical people or environmentalists, should recognize the new possibilities opened by these techniques. This volume may also serve to start more initiatives for a closer cooperation between physicists, chemists, biologists and medical people." (International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 84 (14-15), 2004)

"This book is intended to enable biologists, clinicians and environmentalists to recognise the new possibilities that analytical techniques based on laser spectroscopy offer. It is a comprehensive reference work, which presents state of the art laser-included analytical methods in an interdisciplinary fashion, explaining the basic physics of the detection techniques as well as their applications." (LabPlus International, Vol. 28 (1), 2004)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642073090
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 12/6/2010
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 347
  • Product dimensions: 0.77 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

I Remote Sensing Methods in the Atmosphere.- 1 Lidar: An Overview.- 2 Application Perspectives of Intense Laser Pulses in Atmospheric Diagnostics.- 3 Analysis of Three Dimensional Aerosol Distributions by Means of Digital Holography.- II Applications in Liquid and Solid States.- 4 Laser-Based Analysis of Solids with Environmental Impact.- 5 Laser-Induced Fluorescence (LIF) Spectroscopy for the In Situ Analysis of Petroleum Product-Contaminated Soils.- 6 Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) in Environmental and Process Analysis.- 7 Intracavity-, Laser-Desorption- and Cavity Ring-Down Techniques as Detection Devices for Samples in Condensed Phases.- 8 Application of Two-Dimensional LIF for the Analysis of Aromatic Molecules in Water.- III Applications for Gaseous Substances and Aerosols.- 9 Chemical Analysis with Multi-Dimensional and On-Line Selectivity Using Laser Spectroscopy Combined with Mass or Species Separation.- 10 Rapid Analysis of Complex Mixtures by Means of Resonant Laser Ionization Mass Spectrometry.- 11 Diode-Laser Sensors for In-Situ Gas Analysis.- IV Applications in Life Science.- 12 Laser Analytics of Gas Samples in Life Science.- 13 Detection of Nitric Oxide in Human Exhalation Using Laser Magnetic Resonance.- 14 Medical Trace Gas Detection by Means of Mid-Infrared Cavity Leak-Out Spectroscopy.- 15 Practical Applications of CRDS in Medical Diagnostics.- 16 Photoacoustic Trace Gas Detection in Plant Biology.- 17 DNA Adducts as Biomarkers for Carcinogenesis Analysed by Capillary Electrophoresis and Laser-Induced-Fluorescence Detection.

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