Chapter 5. New Developments in Microextraction

  1. John R. Dean B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., D.I.C., D.Sc., FRSC, C.Chem., C.Sci., Cert. Ed., Registered Analytical Chemist postdoctoral research fellow Senior Lecturer Reader Principal Lecturer Associate Dean personal chair Director Professor recipient active member Past Chairman former Vice-President

Published Online: 29 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682494.ch5

Extraction Techniques in Analytical Sciences

Extraction Techniques in Analytical Sciences

How to Cite

Dean, J. R. (2009) New Developments in Microextraction, in Extraction Techniques in Analytical Sciences, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470682494.ch5

Author Information

  1. The Graduate School and School of Applied Sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 7 NOV 2009

Book Series:

  1. Analytical Techniques in the Sciences

Book Series Editors:

  1. David J. Ando

Series Editor Information

  1. Dartford, Kent, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470772850

Online ISBN: 9780470682494



  • new developments in microextraction;
  • sampling devices for microextraction of organic compounds from aqueous samples;
  • stir-bar sorptive extraction (SBSE);
  • polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS);
  • liquid-phase microextraction;
  • single-drop microextraction;
  • membrane microextraction;
  • Membrane Enclosed-Sorptive Coating (MESCO) Device;
  • microextraction in packed syringe (MEPS) - miniaturization of solid phase extraction;
  • MEPS technique - for aqueous sample range


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Stir-Bar Sorptive Extraction (SBSE)

  • Liquid-Phase Microextraction

  • Membrane Microextraction

  • Microextraction in a Packed Syringe (MEPS)

  • References