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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Preparation And Characterization Of Polydimethylsiloxane/poly(vinylalcohol) Coated Solid Phase Microextraction Fibers Using Sol-gel Technology.
Author: Lopes, Alexandre Leite
Augusto, Fabio
Abstract: The applicability of a composite composed of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) and poly(vinyl alcohol) (PDMS/PVA) as coating sorbent for SPME fibers is demonstrated here. Fused silica (FS) fibers were coated with PDMS/PVA composite through a sol-gel process, using methyltrimethoxysilane as reticulating agent. The chemical and physical properties of the sol-gel PDMS/PVA composite were determined by infrared spectroscopy and thermogravimetric analysis. Electron scanning microscopy of the prepared fibers, showed that the coating obtained was highly microporous, having a thickness of approximately 5 microm. The fibers were tested for the headspace extraction of several organic compounds (o-xylene, naphthalene, ethyl caprate, p-chlorotoluene and PCB) prior to gas chromatographic analysis. The extractive capacity of the PDMS/PVA coating was found to be superior to that of pure conventional PDMS fibers.
Subject: Chromatography, Gas
Microscopy, Electron, Scanning
Polyvinyl Alcohol
Spectrophotometry, Infrared
Citation: Journal Of Chromatography. A. v. 1056, n. 1-2, p. 13-9, 2004-Nov.
Rights: fechado
Date Issue: 2004
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