Publications

Published Papers

 

  1.       Abu B. Kanu; P. Dwivedi; M. Tam; L. Matz; and H. H. Hill Jr.; Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry (IMMS), International Journal of Mass Spectrometry (submitted in press).

  2.       Abu B. Kanu; Herbert H.  Hill; Ion Mobility Spectrometry Detection for Gas Chromatography, J. Chromatogr. A (accepted in press).

  3.        Abu B. Kanu; Ching Wu; Herbert H. Hill; Rapid Preseparation of Interferences for Ion Mobility Spectrometry, Anal. Chim. Acta (2007), doi:10.1016/j.aca.2007.08.024.

  4.        Abu B. Kanu; and H. H. Hill; Identity Confirmation of Drugs & Explosives in Ion Mobility Spectrometry Using a secondary Drift Gas, Talanta (2007), doi:10.1016/j.talanta.2007.04.058.

  5.       Herbert H. Hill; Prabha Dwivedi; Abu B. Kanu; Reduction in False Positives Responses for Explosive Detection Using Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry. Bulletin of Laser and Spectroscopy Society of India, Future Trends in Spectroscopy: Application to National Security, Number 14 (2005-2006), published February 2007, pp 92-103.

  6.       Abu B. Kanu; Herbert H.  Hill; Molly Gribb; Robert Walters; A Small Subsurface Ion Mobility Spectrometry Sensor for Detecting Environmental Soil-Gas Contaminants, J. Environ. Monitor, 9(1): (2007); p 51-60. This article was selected as one of the current cutting-edge research on environmental processes and impact to appear in the front cover of the Journal of Environmental Monitoring January 2007 issue.

  7.        A. B. Kanu; and C. L. P. Thomas; The Presumptive Detection of Benzene in Water in the Presence of Phenol With an Active Membrane-UV Photo-ionisation Differential Mobility Spectrometer, Analyst, 131(9): (2006); p 990-999. This article recently received a “Hot Article” headline in the Royal Society of Chemistry.

  8.        Dick Sevier; Molly Gribb; Robert Walters; Jerome Imonigie; Kevin Ryan; Abu Kanu; Herbert Hill; Feng Hong; Jake Baker; and Sin Ming Loo; An In-Situ Ion Mobility Spectrometer Sensor System for Detecting Gaseous VOCs in the Vadose Zone, Geotechnical Special Publication (Unsaturated Soils 2006), 1(147): (2006); p 225-234.

  9.        A. B. Kanu; P. H. Haigh; and H. H. Hill; Surface Detection of Chemical Warfare Agent Simulants and Degradation Products, Analytica Chimica Acta, 553: (2005); p 148-159.

  10.        N. D. Rezgui; A. B. Kanu; K. Waters, B. Grant, A. J. Reader; and C. L. P. Thomas; Separation and Preconcentration Phenomena in Internally Heated Poly(dimethylsilicone) Capillaries; Preliminary Modelling and Demonstration Studies, Analyst, 130: (2005); p 755-762.

  11.        Abu B. Kanu; and H. H. Hill; Recent Developments and Novel Applications in Ion Mobility Spectrometry; Lab Plus International, Vol. 18(2), April/May 2004, pp 20-26 (Invited).

  12.        Abu B. Kanu; and C. L. P. Thomas; Analysis of Trichlorobenzene in Surface Waters by Differential Mobility Spectrometry; IJIMS 6(1): (2003); p 15-20.

  13.        Abu B. Kanu; M. Dixon; Y. Yin Zu; J. M. Gillies; J. Zweit; C. L. P. Thomas; Rapid Screening of 2-[18F]-Fluoro-2-Deoxy-D-Glucose Infusions for Volatile Organic Compound Contaminants by Solid Phase Microextraction with Gas Chromatography – Selective Ion Monitoring Mass Spectrometry; Journal of Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 58: (2003); p 193 – 200.

  14.       C. L. P. Thomas; N. D. Rezgui; A. B. Kanu; W. A. Munro; Measuring the Temperature of the Drift Gas in an Ion Mobility Spectrometry: A technical note; IJIMS 5(1): (2000); p 1 – 6.

 

 

Manuscripts Awaiting Publication

  

  1.      Abu B. Kanu; N. D. Rezgui; and C. L. P. Thomas; Internally Heated Active Membrane Inlet Coupled to a Gas Chromatography Thermal Desorption with Flame Ionization Detection: A Novel Technique for Liquid Samples.

  2.        Abu B. Kanu; Ching WU; Paul Haigh; Robert Baker; Vince Hebert; Jack Jenkins; Glen Thayer; Herbert H. Hill; Insect Pheromones Detection by Ion Mobility Spectrometry.

  3.        Abu B. Kanu; Greg Simpson; and Herbert H. Hill; Measuring Codlemone Concentration in Orchard Air Using Syringe Adsorption Sampling and Field Portable Gas Chromatography Ion Mobility Spectrometry.

  4.        Abu B. Kanu; Herbert H.  Hill; Molly M. Gribb; Robert N. Walters; Optimal Resolving Power for Ambient Pressure Ion Mobility Spectrometry.

  5.        Abu B. Kanu; Bharath S. Kumar; Herbert H.  Hill; Analytical Evaluation of Micro and Nano Electrospray Ionization Ambient Pressure Ion Mobility Spectrometry for the Characterization of Mixtures.

  6.        Bharath S. Kumar; Abu B. Kanu; Herbert H.  Hill; Rapid Detection of Explosives Dissolve in Liquids Using Nano Electrospray Ionization Ambient Pressure Ion Mobility Spectrometry.

  7.        Abu B. Kanu; Bharath S. Kumar; Roberto M. Fernandez; Prabha Dwivedi; Herbert H.  Hill; Fast Qualitative Determination of Over-the-Counter Drugs and Cosmetics.

 

Presentations

 

  1.                  Herbert H.  Hill; Maggie Tam; Bharath Kumar; Prabha Dwivedi; Abu B. Kanu; Detection of Explosives in Liquids by Electrospray Ion Mobility Spectrometry, 58th Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry & Applied Spectroscopy, February 2007, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

  2.        Abu B. Kanu; Herbert H.  Hill; Molly Gribb; Robert Walters; Jerome Imonigie; Kevin Ryan; Determining Optimal Resolving Powers for Atmospheric Pressure Ion Mobility Spectrometry, 15th International Conference on Ion Mobility Spectrometry (ISIMS), July 2006, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

  3.        Abu B. Kanu; Herbert H.  Hill; Molly Gribb; Robert Walters; Jerome Imonigie; Kevin Ryan; Evaluation of Resolving Powers for Atmospheric Pressure Ion Mobility Spectrometry, 54th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry, Seattle, WA, May 2006.

  4.        Abu B. Kanu; Roberto Fernandez, P. Dwivedi; H. H. Hill; Fast Qualitative Determination of Over-the-Counter Drugs and Cosmetics, 54th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry, Seattle, WA, May 2006.

  5.        H. H. Hill; P. Dwivedi; A. B. Kanu; Reduction in False Positives Responses for Explosive Detection Using Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry, First Indo-US Workshop on Spectroscopy, Future Trends in Spectroscopy: Application to National Security, Varanasi, India, January 2006.

  6.        H. H. Hill; A. B. Kanu; P. Dwivedi; W. E. Steiner; Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry for Explosives and Drugs Detection, 2005 Gordon Research Conference (GRC), August 2005, Les Diablerets, Switzerland.

  7.        A. B. Kanu; H. H. Hill; Drift Gas Selectivity with Thermal Desorption Ion Mobility Spectrometry, 2005 GRC Conference, August 2005, Les Diablerets, Switzerland.

  8.        A. B. Kanu; C. Wu; H. H. Hill; Rapid Pre-Separation for Elimination of False Positive Interferences from Drugs, Explosives and Chemical Warfare Agents in Ion Mobility Spectrometry, 2005 GRC Conference, August 2005, Les Diablerets, Switzerland.

  9.        A. B. Kanu; Ion Mobility Spectrometry Applications, Mass Spectrometry Mini Symposium Organized by Dr Fiehn’s Group, April 2005, UC Davis Genome Centre, Davis, CA.

  10.       A. B. Kanu; P. H. Haigh; and H. H. Hill; Ion Trap Mobility Spectrometry Applications, 13th International Conference on Ion Mobility Spectrometry (ISIMS), July 2004, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA.

  11.       Paul Thomas; A. B. Kanu; and Nacer Rezgui; Temperature Programmable Membrane Interfaces for Ion Mobility Spectrometry, 13th International Conference on Ion Mobility Spectrometry (ISIMS), July 2004, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA.

  12.        H. H. Hill; B. Clowers; P. Dwivedi; M. Tam, S. Klopsch, A. B. Kanu; B. Bendiak; Selectivity in Ion Mobility Separations, 52nd Annual American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference, May 2004, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

  13.        A. B. Kanu; and C. L. P. Thomas; Evaluation of SPME strategies for screening surface waters by differential mobility spectrometry, 11th Annual International Conference on Ion Mobility Spectrometry, August 2002, San Antonio, Texas USA.

  14.        A. B. Kanu; M. Dixon; Y. Yin Zu; J. M. Gillies; J. Zweit; C. L. P. Thomas; Rapid Screening of 2-[18F]-Fluoro-2-Deoxy-D-Glucose Infusions for Volatile Organic Compound Contaminants by SPME with GC Selective Ion Monitoring Mass Spectrometry, Analytical Research Forum Incorporating Research And Development Topics, July 2002, Kingston University, London, UK.

  15.        A. B. Kanu; M. Dixon; Y. Yin Zu; J. M. Gillies; J. Zweit; C. L. P. Thomas; Rapid screening of 2-[18F]-Fluoro-2-Deoxy-D-Glucose Infusions for Volatile Organic Compound Contaminants by SPME with GC Selective Ion Monitoring Mass Spectrometry; Ninth International Workshop and PET Symposium on Targetry and Target Chemistry, May 2002, Turku, Finland.

  16.        A. B. Kanu; C. L. P. Thomas; N. Z. Rezgui; W. A. Munro; Measuring the Temperature of the Drift Gas in an IMS; Analytical Research Forum Incorporating Research and Development Topics, July 2001, University of East Anglia, Norwich UK.

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