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Approaches towards drug detection using porous silicon-based mass spectrometry

posted on 14.05.2021, 06:22 by RAJPREET SINGH MINHAS
With the changing landscape of drug use, there is a continued major interest in the ability to accurately and sensitively detect such compounds directly from biological fluids in different contexts. This thesis aims to meet the challenges of drug detection using porous silicon-based laser desorption/ionisation mass spectrometry, an alternative analytical technique. The research performed in this thesis has transformed and progressed the analytical approach towards real world applications in the areas of drug detection and monitoring.


Campus location


Principal supervisor

Nicolas Hans Voelcker

Additional supervisor 1

David Rudd

Year of Award


Department, School or Centre

Drug Delivery, Disposition and Dynamics


Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type



Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

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