Pia Leban / Young Researcher

Pia Leban, M. Sc.

Young Researcher (PhD student)


+386 1 477 3580

Jožef Stefan Institute, Jamova cesta 39, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

ORCiD: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7203-9025


Research areas:

My research focuses on optimizing the single particle ICP-MS method and extending its applications for the detection, quantification and size characterisation of small microplastics (<10 µm) and nanoplastics in different environmental samples.

Selected/recent publications:

Extraction and identification of a wide range of microplastic polymers in soil and compost. PROSENC, Franja, LEBAN, Pia, ŠUNTA, Urška, BAVCON KRALJ, Mojca. Polymers. 2021, vol. 13, iss. 23, str. 1-16. DOI: 10.3390/polym13234069

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