Substrate materials used in microchip gas chromatography

Lee ML et al.

Palavras-chave: Gas Chromatography, Microship, Microfabrication, Substrate, Miniaturized GC.

Abstract: Although silicon-glass hybrid systems have been most commonly used to fabricate microchip columns for miniaturized gas chromatography (GC), a variety of other materials have been investigated. These include all-glass microchips, various polymers alone or in combination, and different metal substrates. This review gives an overview of the different substrates used in making microchip GC columns, and provides a discussion of their advantages and disadvantages for use in microchip fabrication and separation performance.

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