"Milestones in Analytical Chemistry," Mary Warner, Louise Voress, Grace K. Lee, Felicia Wach, Deborah Noble (eds.), ISBN 0-8412-2855-8, 350 pages, ACS Publication (1994)

Description : An important keepsake reference for any chemist, this volume puts at your fingertips 60 of the most pivotal papers published in Analytical Chemistry from 1935 to the present. Organized by decade, each section features full-color illustrations and insightful synopses of the science, politics, and popular culture in which the evolution of analytical chemistry took place. Each paper is preceded by expert commentary, written by prominent scientists, that provides a practical context for understanding the importance of the work.

Contents :

  1. Electroanalytical Separations in Ammoniacal Fluoride Solutions: Separation of Copper from Arsenic and Antimony
  2. Colorimetric Standards for Silica
  3. Application of Infrared Spectroscopy to Industrial Research
  4. Chromatographic Adsorption Analysis
  5. Polarographic Determination of Manganese as Tri-dihydrogen Pyrophospahtomanganiate
  6. The Mass Spectrometer as an Analytical Tool
  7. Flame Photometry: A Rapid Analytical Procedure
  8. Raman Spectra of Hydrocarbons
  9. Teaching Students How to Evaluate Data
  10. Punched Card Code for X-Ray Diffraction Powder Data
  11. The 1950s: Redefining the Horizons of Analytical Chemistry:
  12. Beckman Flame Spectrophotometer
  13. Separation and Identification of Some Terpenes by a New Chromatographic Technique
  14. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
  15. Phosphorimetry: A New Method of Analysis
  16. Vapor Phase Chromatography and the Telegrapher's Equation
  17. Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry and Gas-Liquid Partition Chromatography
  18. The 1960s: Birth of the Electronic Era:
  19. Theory of Stationary Electrode Polarography: Single Scan and Cyclic Methods Applied to  Reversible, Irreversible, and Kinetic Systems
  20. Smoothing and Differentiation of Data by Simplified Least Squares Procedures
  21. Comparison of the Theoretical Limit of Separating Ability in Gas and Liquid Chromatography
  22. Rapid Scanning Infrared-Gas Chromatography Instrument
  23. Induction-Coupled Plasma Spectrometric Excitation Source
  24. Thin Layer Electrochemical Studies Using Controlled Potential or Controlled Current
  25. Spectral Interferences in Atomic Absorption Spectrometry
  26. Instrument for Automated Synthesis of Peptides
  27. Use of a Total Ionic Strength Adjustment Buffer for Electrode Determination of Fluoride in Water Supplies, Mass Spectrometer-Computer System Particularly Suited for Gas Chromatography of Complex Mixtures
  28. Apparatus and Materials for Hyperpressure Gas Chromatography of Nonvolatile Compounds
  29. The 1970s: Analytical Science Meets the Information Age:
  30. Analysis of Thin Films by Ion Microprobe Mass Spectrometry
  31. Combination of Gas Chromatography and Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometry
  32. Laser-Excited Atomic Fluorescence Flame Spectrometry
  33. Digital Data Handling of Spectra Utilizing Fourier Transformations
  34. Trace Element Determination with Semiconductor Detector X-Ray Spectrometers
  35. Sedimentation Field-Flow Fractionation
  36. Novel Approach to Reaction-Rate Based Determinations by Use of Transient Redox Effects
  37. Novel Ion Exchange Chromatographic Method Using Conductimetric Detection
  38. Chemically Modified Tin Oxide Electrode
  39. Fourier Transform Infrared Analysis below the One-Nanogram Level
  40. Packed Microcapillary Columns in High Performance Liquid Chromatography
  41. Laser Desorption-Mass Spectrometry of Polar Nonvolatile Bio-Organic Molecules
  42. The 1980s and 1990s: Looking Ahead to the 21st Century:
  43. Faradaic Electrochemistry at Microvoltammetric Electrodes
  44. Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometer for Analysis of Nonvolatile Samples
  45. Rapid Scan Square Wave Voltammetric Detector for High Performance Liquid Chromatography
  46. Inductively Couple Argon Plasma as an Ion Source for Mass Spectrometric Determination of Trace Elements, Zone Electrophoresis in Open-Tubular Glass Capillaries
  47. Plasma Chromatography with Laser-Produced Ions
  48. Structural Information from Tandem Mass Spectrometry for China White and Related Fentanyl Derivatives
  49. Indirect Photometric Chromatography
  50. Electrokinetic Separations with Micellar Solutions and Open-Tubular Capillaries
  51. Electrospray Interface for Liquid Chromatographs and Mass Spectrometers
  52. Continuous-Flow Sample Probe for Fast Atom Bombardment Mass Spectrometry
  53. In Situ Laser Activation of Glassy Carbon Electrodes
  54. Characterization an dcomparision of Three Fiber-Optic Sensors for Iodide Determination Based on Dynamic Fluorescence Quencing of Rhodamine 6G
  55. Novel Fragmentation Process of Peptides by Collision -Induced Decomposition in a Tandem Mass Spectrometer: Differentiation of Leucine and Isoleucine
  56. Laser Desorption Ionization of Proteins with Molecular Masses Exceeding 10,000 Daltons
  57. Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy: Introduction and Principles
  58. Quantitative Analysis of Individual Neurons by Open Tubular Liquid Chromatography with Voltammetric Detection
  59. Measure of Caustic and Caustic Brine Solutions by Spectroscopy Detection of the Hydroxide Ion in the Near-Infrared Region, 700-1150 nm
  60. Analytical Micropreparative Ultrahigh Resolution of Oligonucleotides by Polyacrylamide Gel High-Performance Capillary Electrophoresis