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Researcher: Alexander, PW (Professor Peter Alexander)

Fields of Research

Instrumental methods (excl. immunological and bioassay methods)
Sensor technology (incl. chemical aspects)
Atmospheric composition, chemistry and processes
Flow analysis
Analytical chemistry
Catalysis and mechanisms of reactions
Electrochemistry
Food packaging, preservation and processing
Manufacturing safety and quality

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the chemical sciences
Scientific instruments
Instrumentation
Other environmental management
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
Non-dairy milk

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Biosensor with a Metallic Tungsten Electrode for Potentiometric Flow Injection Enzymatic Assay of Serum Cholesterol; 13th Australian Symposium on Analytical Chemistry
A field-portable gas analyzer with an array of six semiconductor sensors. Part 1: Quantitative determination of ethanol; Field Analytical Chemistry and Technology
A field-portable gas analyzer with an array of six semiconductor sensors. Part 2: Identification of beer samples using artificial neural networks; Field Analytical Chemistry and Technology
A Metallic Tungsten Sensor for On-Line Monitoring of pH in a Portable Flow Injection Analyser; RACI 14th Australian Symposium on Analytical Chemistry
A Model of Non-Nernstian Response in the Determination of Aluminum Ions by Indirect Potentiometry; Electroanalysis
A multi-sensor potentiometric cell with gold electrodes for flow injection detection of cyanide; European Electrochemical Conference
A new model for tin oxide gas sensor response; Australian International Symposium on Analytical Science
A new model for tin oxide gas sensor response; 6'th Annual Conference
A Photo-Cured Coated Wire Potassium Ion-Selective Electrode for Use in Flow Injection Potentiometry; Electroanalysis
A photo-cured coated-wire calcium ion selective electrode for use in flow injection potentiometry; Talanta
A Polyaniline Electrode as a Detector for Electroinactive Anions by Flow Injection Analysis; 13th Symposium on Analytical Chemistry
A Portable Cyanide Analyser Using Gold Wire Electrodes; RACI 14th Australian Symposium on Analytical Chemistry
A portable cyanide analyzer using gold wire electrodes; Electroanalysis
A Portable Flow Injection Analyser for Use with Ion-Selective Electrodes; 13th Australian Symposium on Analytical Chemistry
A Portable Flow Injection Analyzer for Use with Ion-Selective Electrodes; Electroanalysis
A Portable Gas Monitor For Flow Analysis In The Gas Phase Using An Array Of Six Semiconducting Sensors; RACI 14th Australian Symposium on Analytical Chemistry
A portable hand-held monitor based on semiconductor gas sensors for street level measurements of air pollutants; The Fourth Asian Conference on Analytical Sciences
A Portable Hand-Held Monitor Based on semiconductor Gas Sensors for Street Level Measurements of Vehicular Emissions; Specialist Workshop on Field-Portable Chromatography & Spectrometry
A Portable Multi-Electrode Flow Injection Analyser Using Ion-Selective Electrodes for Detection of Cyanide; 13th Australian Symposium on Analytical Chemistry
A reagentless amperometric biosensor for hydrogen peroxide determination based on asparagus tissue and ferrocene mediation; Analytica Chemica Acta
A Serial Array of ISEs for use in a Portable Battery-Powered Flow Injection Analyzer; Electroanalysis
A six sensor array of coated wire electrodes for use in a portable flow injection analyzer; Electroanalysis
A Tubular Graphite-Epoxy Electrode Incorporating horseradish Peroxidase as a Potentiometric Sensor for Hydrogen Peroxide; Electroanalysis
A tungsten oxide coated wire electrode used as a pH sensor in flow injection potentiometry; Analytical Communications
Adsorption Response of Semiconductor Gas Sensors with the Use of a Portable Flow-Through Monitor; Field Analytical Chemistry and Technology
Amperometric detection of amines using cobalt electrodes after separation by ion-moderated partition chromatography; Talanta
Amperometric detection of organic thiols at a tungsten wire electrode following their separation by liquid chromatography; Journal of Chromatography B
Amperometric Determination of Amines with Metallic Cobalt Electrodes after Separation with Ion-Exclusion Chromatography; 13th Australian Symposium on Analytical Chemistry
Amperometric Flow Injection Analysis of Organic Thiols and Proteins; Electroanalysis
Amplification of multiple Nafion-coated wire ISEs for flow potentiometric determination of lead; 6th Asian Chemical Congress
An investigation into copper speciation and toxicity in Macquarie Harbour, south-west Tasmania; The Third International Symposium on Speciation of Elements in Biological, Environmental, and Toxicological Sciences
Analytical Chemistry Medal
Continuous flow analysis of lead (II) and mercury (II) with substituted diazacrown ionophore membrane electrodes; Talanta
Continuous flow methods for evaluating the response of a copper ion selective electrode to total and free copper in seawater; Journal of Environmental Monitoring
Continuous Flow Methods for Measuring the Response of a Copper Ion Selective Electrode to Total and Free Copper in Seawater; RACI 14th Australian Symposium on Analytical Chemistry
Cu(II) and Fe(III) analysis Using A Novel Field-Portable Sequential Flow Injection Potentiometric Detector; RACI 14th Australian Symposium on Analytical Chemistry
Determination of Free and Total Copper(II) in Marine Environments Using a Copper(II) Ion-Selective Electrode; 13th Australian Symposium on Analytical Chemistry
Field-portable flow injection potentiometric detection of multiple analytes in aqueous solution; 6'th Annual Conference
Field-portable flow-injection analysers for monitoring of air and water pollution; Talanta
Flow Injection Detection of Tetracyclines by Electrocatalytic Oxidation at a Nickel-modified Glassy Carbon Electrode; Analyst
Flow injection potentiometric determination of picomolar free cadmium ions with a cadmium ion selective electrode; Eighth International Conference on Flow Injection Analysis
Flow injection potentiometry by poly(vinyl chloride)-membrane electrodes with substituted azacrown ionophores for the determination of lead(II) and mercury(II) ions; Analytical Chimica Acta
Flow injection potentiometry for enzymatic assay of cholesterol with a tungsten electrode sensor; Talanta
Flow-injection analysis with potentiometric detection for the speciation of fluoride and calcium; Analytica Chimica Acta
Flow-Injection Determination of Volatile Alcohols with Semiconductor Gas Sensors; 13th Australian Symposium on Analytical Chemistry
Flow-Injection Potentiometric Detection of Metal Ions Based on Tungsten Oxide Electrode; Electroanalysis
Flow-injection potentiometric detection of phosphates using a metallic cobalt wire ion-selective electrode; Analytical Communications
Flow-injection potentiometric determination of free cadmium ions with a cadmium ion-selective electrode; Analytica Chimica Acta
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Lead (II)-selective membrane electrodes based on 4,7,13,16-tetrathenoyl-1,10-dioxa-4,7,13,16-tetraazacyclooctadecane; Electroanalysis
Lead-Selective Membrane Electrodes Based on Dithiophenediazacrown Ether Derivatives; Electroanalysis
Liquid chromatography of carboxylic acids with potentiometric detection using a tungsten oxide electrode; Analytica Chimica Acta
Low Cost Portable Instrumentation for Practical Chemical Education; Australian Chemical Resource Book
Novel Approaches to Flow Injection Analysis; RACI 14th Australian Symposium on Analytical Chemistry
Operational Assessment of a Potentiometric Eight-Sensor Flow Cell in a Portable Flow Injection Analyzer; Field Analytical Chemistry and Technology
Photo-Cured Ammonium and Hydrogen Ion Selective Coated-Wire Electrodes Used Simultaneously in a Portable Battery-Powered Flow Injection Analyzer; Electroanalysis
Portable battery-powered flow injection analyser for volatile alcohols using semiconductor gas sensors; Analytica Chimica Acta
Portable monitors out standing in the field; Chemistry in Australia
Potentiometric detection of aliphatic amines by flow injection analysis and ion-interaction chromatography with a metallic copper electrode; Journal of Chromatography A
Potentiometric detection of anions separated by liquid chromatography using a metallic silver wire electrode; Instrumentation Science and Technology
Potentiometric detection of carboxylic acids by flow injection analysis using a tungsten oxide electrode; Analytica Chimica Acta
Potentiometric Detection of Metal Ions Separated by Liquid Chromatography Using a Tungsten Oxide Electrode; Electroanalysis
Potentiometric detection using a metallic copper electrode in reversed-phase and ion-exclusion chromatography with eluents containing ion-interaction reagents; Journal of Chromatography A
Potentiometric Flow Injection Analysis of Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metal Cations with a Nafion Coated Tungsten Electrode; 6th Asian Chemical Congress
Potentiometric flow injection detection of copper (II) with a graphite carbon electrode; Analytical Letters
Potentiometric Flow-Injection Analysis of Alkali and Alkaline Metals with a Tungsten Oxide Coated Nafion Film Sensor; Laboratory Robotics and Automation
Potentiometric, Flow-Injection Analysis of Lead (II) by a PVC Membrane Electrode based on a Tetrathienoyltetraazacrown Ether Ionophore; RACI 14th Australian Symposium on Analytical Chemistry
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Remote sensing with portable chemical monitors; 6th Asian Chemical Congress
Response Amplification of Muliple Coated-Wire Ion-Selective Electrodes for Flow Analysis Based on Nitrate Doped Polypyrrole; 13th Australian Symposium on Analytical Chemistry
Retention volume of acidic compounds in ion exclusion chromatography; Acta Chromatographica
Thermodynamic investigation of the sample retention mechanism in ion-exclusion chromatography with an inclusion compound in the mobile-phase; Analytica Chimica Acta
Tungsten Sensor for Amperometric Detection of Organic Thiols and Proteins; Electroanalysis

Research Projects

Environmental Impact of Copper Pollution; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Field portable gas and vapour monitors based on solid state gas sensor arrays.; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Multi-electrode flow-through sensor for ion selective analysis; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Novel multi-sensor systems for portable flow injection monitoring of water and air quality; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Remote sensing of heavy metal pollutants with portable multi-sensor flow analysers; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Remote sensing of pollutants with portable flow injection multi-sensor detection.; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision

Analysis and toxicity of free copper in seawater
Gas Sensor Development for Portable Monitoring
Kinetic, spectroscopic and potentiometric studies of the redox reactions of the iron (III) and copper (II) thiosulfate complexes
Mechanisms of Tin Oxide Gas Sensor esponse
Multi-Electrode Flow Through Sensor for Ion Selective Analysis