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These devices allow for portable, low cost, and low reagent consumption analysis that is ideal for the environmental analysis of many species. Although only small volumes of sample are being analysed within the system which generally leads to unrepresentative samples, these devices could be developed into a network of many in-situ sensors producing more spatial and temporal information about an environmental system than is currently possible. g. producing many smaller devices rather than one large sampling device) rather than scaling up the size of the device.
M. Greenway using flowing systems of a microlitre or less volume to achieve analysis in the order of seconds rather than many minutes. Other advantages of miniaturising these devices are an increased performance include more rapid heat transfer, more mass transfer across the width of the channels (diffusion), reduced reagent consumption/waste, and the improved separation efficiency leading to faster separations of analytes. This reduces the band broadening of the peaks and increased pressure caused by turbulent flow.
1) which gives the conclusion that the cleaning step after hardening of the resin is complete. All of the particles are in contact with the epoxy resin and are therefore attached to the surface of the support. There is no sign of loose particles which could fall off during handling the supports and while resting in the soil profile. This is important to avoid material loss before the proper experiment or during placing or retrieving the supports. The microscopic examination showed that the heavy metal particles were not immersed in the epoxy resin film (Fig.