9. Capillary Electrophoresis

  1. Miguel de la Guardia and
  2. Salvador Garrigues
  1. Mihkel Kaljurand

Published Online: 14 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119940722.ch9

Handbook of Green Analytical Chemistry

Handbook of Green Analytical Chemistry

How to Cite

Kaljurand, M. (2012) Capillary Electrophoresis, in Handbook of Green Analytical Chemistry (eds M. de la Guardia and S. Garrigues), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119940722.ch9

Editor Information

  1. Department of Analytical Chemistry, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain

Author Information

  1. Institute of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 2 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470972014

Online ISBN: 9781119940722



  • capillary electrophoresis;
  • separation techniques;
  • liquid phase separation;
  • basic instrumentation;
  • CE versus HPLC;
  • CE, for portable instruments;
  • gradient elution;
  • sample preparation in CE


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The capillary electrophoresis separation techniques

  • Capillary electrophoresis among other liquid phase separation methods

  • Possible ways of surmounting the disadvantages of CE

  • Sample preparation in CE

  • Is capillary electrophoresis a green alternative?

  • References