News & Announcements

" Methodological advances to study contaminant biotransformation: new prospects for understanding and reducing environmental persistence?" K. Fenner, M. Elsner, T. Lueders, M. McLachlan, L. Wackett, M. Zimmermann, J. Drewes Abstract Complex microbial communities in environmental systems play a…

"Nanoparticles and light - Characterization of dynamic changes to nanoparticle surfaces" Abstract Due to novel properties such as optical properties and high specific surface area, noble metal and semiconductor nanoparticles have been implemented in a wide rangeof products in different fields.…

"Mass Transfer-Limited Biodegradation at Low Concentrations – Evidence from Reactive Transport Modeling of Isotope Profiles in a Bench-Scale Aquifer" Fengchao Sun, Adrian Mellage, Mehdi Gharasoo, Aileen Melsbach, Xin Cao, Ralf Zimmermann, Christian Griebler, Martin Thullner, Olaf A. Cirpka and…

"Rapid methods for the analysis of pathogens, antibiotic resistance genes, and microplastic-associated bacteria in water samples" Abstract Bacteria as pathogens from various aqueous sources can cause severe infections with antibiotic treatment being limited due to antibiotic resistance.…

„Automated, flow-based chemiluminescence microarray immunoassay for the rapid multiplex detection of IgG antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in human serum and plasma (CoVRapid CL-MIA)“ Julia Klüpfel, Silvia Würstle, Michael Seidel, Martin Elsner Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (2021) Abstract In…

"Which particles to select, and if yes, how many? Subsampling methods for Raman microspectroscopic analysis of very small microplastic" Christian Schwaferts, Patrick Schwaferts, Elisabeth von der Esch, Martin Elsner, Natalia P. Ivleva Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (2021) Abstract Micro-…

"Gas chromatography - atmospheric pressure inlet - mass spectrometer utilizing plasma-based soft ionization for the analysis of saturated, aliphatic hydrocarbons" Markus Weber , Jan Christoph Wolf , Christoph Haisch* Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry (2021) Abstract Soft…

"HELIOS/SICRIT/Mass Spectrometry for Analysis of Aerosols in Engine Exhaust" Klemens M. Thaler1 , Lorenza Gilardi1 , Markus Weber1 , Andreas Vohburger1 , Zisimos Toumasatos2 , Anastasios Kontses2 , Zissis Samaras2 , Joni Kalliokoski3 , Pauli Simonen3 , Hilkka Timonen4 , Minna Aurela4 , Sanna…

"Magnitude of Diffusion- and Transverse Dispersion-Induced Isotope Fractionation of Organic Compounds in Aqueous Systems" F. Sun, J. Peters, M. Thullner, O. A. Cirpka, M. Elsner. Environmental Science & Technology (2021) Abstract Determining whether aqueous diffusion and dispersion lead to…

"CoVRapid - Automated, flow-based microarray immunoassay for the rapid detection of IgG antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in human serum and plasma" Abstract When first cases of infection with a formerly unknown respiratory virus, SARS CoV 2, were reported in December 2019, it was not to be expected that…