X-RAY COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY FOR MATERIALS & LIFE SCIENCES
3. Food and Pharmaceutical Applications
A number of X-ray CT application examples in the food and pharmaceutical industries are discussed. Examples include the analyses of cracks and aggregation inside tablets, tablet and drug particle coating thicknesses, air pocket size distributions in food, and sugar coating thicknesses of candies. Download presentation slides - Food and Pharmaceutical Applications
- Lipitor and its generic alternatives dissolution analysis: Fukami et al. (2016), J. Drug Deliv. Sci. Technol., 31, 35-40.
- An example of crystallization analysis: Neilly et al. (2020), J. Pharm. Sci., 109(1), 3078-3085.