Dr. Tanja Hanke

Articles

Soil Sample Preparation for Pesticide Analysis

June 03, 2016

Preparing soil samples for pesticide analysis is a crucial step in ensuring the safety of all consumers. Typical soil samples for analysis are often a heterogeneous mix that are unable to be directly analyzed; thus, the handling and homogenizing of the sample must conducted with the proper tools and techniques in order to obtain a reproducible and meaningful result.

Cryogenic Preparation of Sample Materials

March 10, 2016

Preparing samples for analysis carries a set of difficulties that are often expounded on when cryogenic treatment of the material is necessary to meet the analytical requirements. In order to achieve the application requirements, selection of the correct milling device and technique is a critical decision.