X-ray Microtomography of Solid Dosage Forms

April 2, 2005
Bruno C. Hancock

Bruno C. Hancock is a scientist in the solids development group at Pfizer.

Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology-04-02-2005, Volume 29, Issue 4

X-ray microtomography has great potential for improving the understanding of the structural features of solid dosage forms and the changes in those features during manufacturing, handling, and storage.This article describes the basic principles of the technique and provides examples of its potential applications.