The Journal of the Analytical Sciences Digital Library
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About the journal The JASDL seeks to publish original materials to enhance the pedagogy of Analytical Sciences and related areas. To be considered for publication, the submitted material must be original, and the author must certify that no copyrighted material is included unless permission has been obtained from the copyright holder for unlimited, royalty free distribution and modification.

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Reviewer list for JASDL online articles
38000Analog and Digital Conversion for Chemical Instrumentation
Author(s):A. Scheeline,Yiseul Allison Cho, and Madhav Khanna    Contact
Submitted: December 31, 2010
Accepted: June 1, 2011

10061A Microchip Capillary Electrophoresis Experiment for the Instrumental Analysis Laboratory
Author(s):Adam T. Woolley, Megan G. Larsen, Pamela Nge, Weichun Yang and Daniel J. Eves    Contact
Submitted: August 18, 2010
Accepted: January 4, 2011

Microfluidics and electrophoresis are two aspects of bioanalysis that are central to modern instrumentation. This laboratory has students use a microfluidic device for electrophoretic experiments. It takes a microfabrication approach in contrast to, e.g., JASDL entry 10031.

10059Cell Phone Spectrophotometer
Author(s):Alexander Scheeline and Kathleen Kelley    Contact
Submitted: July 30, 2009
Accepted: November 30, 2009

Ancillary Material:Version 2

Ancillary Material:Version 3

Build a working spectrophotometer with a cell phone camera, $3 worth of parts, and free, downloadable software.

Electrochemical Detection of Phenol Utilizing a Sythesized Sonogel-Carbon Ziconium OxideElectrochemical Detection of Phenol Utilizing a Sythesized Sonogel-Carbon Ziconium Oxide
Author(s):Suzanne K. Lunsford, Amber Yeary, PhoungKhanh Quoc Nguyen, Rachel Kingdom    Contact
Submitted: March 10, 2008
Accepted: July 31, 2008

Let students discover the behavior of sonogel electrochemical sensors.

10048Analytical Electrochemistry: A Laboratory Manual
Author(s):Dr. Theodore Kuwana    Contact
Submitted: March 1, 2008
Accepted: July 9, 2008

Decades of experience in teaching electrochemistry are distilled into this laboratory manual.

10045Synthesis of Sonogel-Carbon Modified Electrode with Titanium Oxide
Author(s):Suzanne K. Lunsford, Amber Yeary, Jelynn Stinson, Hyeok Choi, and Dionysios D. Dionysiou    Contact
Submitted: March 23, 2007
Accepted: May 23, 2007

Let students discover the behavior of sonogel electrochemical sensors.

10044Teaching Chemical Analysis Concepts Using Field-Lab Experiences in a Multi-Disciplinary Integrated Environment
Author(s):S.K. Lunsford, K.V. Nedunuri, and Michael Sandy    Contact
Submitted: March 1, 2007
Accepted: May 3, 2007

Ancillary Material:Teaching Guide

A field trip to collect samples gets students to understand that measurement isn't the only issue in reliable analysis.

Electrochemistry and Detection of Organic and Biological Molecules
Author(s):Dr. Suzanne Kay Lunsford    Contact
Submitted: March 27, 2006
Accepted: September 6, 2006

There are many ways to identify molecules. Here's an approach using electrochemistry and active learning.

10038Adapting the Chemical Analysis of Paintings
Author(s):Julie A. Stenken    Contact
Submitted: August 19, 2005
Accepted: February 16, 2006

Is it genuine or is the painting a copy? Students get to sleuth it out.

10031Micro Separations Distance CE
Author(s):L. A. Holland, C. M. White, K. M. Hansen, West Virginia University    Contact
Submitted: May 24, 2005
Accepted: October 4, 2005

Updated article: Micro Separations Distance CE
Submitted: September 1, 2006
Accepted: September 8, 2006

Build your own capillary electrophoresis instrument and see how it works. Use either the peer-reviewed approach (2005) or the author's unreviewed improvement (2006).

Forensic Science Laboratory
Author(s):Robert Thompson    Contact
Submitted: April 16, 2004
Accepted: October 1, 2004

An entire instrumental analysis course based on forensic chemistry. Can your students make a case that will stand up in court?