Analysis of Raw Materials

Pharmaceutical Technology Editors

PTSM: Pharmaceutical Technology Sourcing and Management

PTSM: Pharmaceutical Technology Sourcing and Management-02-01-2017, Volume 12, Issue 2

B&W Tek’s director of Market and Customer Development, Katherine A. Bakeev, PhD, discusses analysis of pharmaceutical raw materials and the benefits of using handheld Raman spectrometers.

At the 2016 CPhI Worldwide event, B&W Tek received the CPhI Pharma Award for Excellence in Analysis, Testing, and Quality Control for its handheld laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) analyzer, NanoLIBS, which has been developed for rapid identification of solid materials based on elemental analysis. The instrument features a raster scan using a high repetition rate class 3B laser allowing for detection of elements including C, Li, and Be.

B&W Tek’s director of Market and Customer Development, Katherine A. Bakeev, PhD, discusses analysis of pharmaceutical raw materials and the benefits of using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS).