This unique reference provides the first systematic coverage available in a single-source volume on the application of materials science techniques to the pharmaceutical field-offering a comprehensive program for the physical characterization of raw materials, drug substances, and formulated products.
Table of Contents
Overview of Physical Characterization Methodology, Harry G. Brittain
Ultraviolet Visible Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy, Harry G. Brittain
Vibrational Spectroscopy, David E. Bugay and Adrian C. Williams
Magnetic Resonance Spectrometry, David E. Bugay
Particle Morphology: Optical and Electron Microscopies, Ann W. Newman and Harry G. Brittain
Particle Size Distribution, Cynthia Randall
X-Ray Powder Diffractometry, Raj Suryanarayanan
Thermal Methods of Analysis, James A. McCauley and Harry G. Brittain
Micromeritics, Ann W. Newman
Physical and Mechanical Property Characterization of Powders, Gregory E. Amidon>
Solubility of Pharmaceutical Solids, David J.W. Grant and Harry G. Brittain
Sorption of Water by Solids, Mark J. Kontny and George Zografi
…a succinct, readable and user-friendly guide which pharmaceutical scientists at all levels of industry and academia will find useful.
"-Journal of Controlled Release
"…maintains high standards for the subject and its presentation….a valuable asset.
The techniques are clearly presented at an understandable level. If you are working in preformulation, you should buy this book.
-European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics