Available analytical techniques

  • Variable temperature powder X-ray diffractometer (VT-PXRD)
  • Single crystal X-ray diffractometer (SCXRD)
  • Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)
  • Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA)
  • FTIR, Raman, NIR and UV spectrometers
  • Solution NMR spectrometers
  • Optical digital microscopy with polarization filters and hot stage
  • Particle size distribution (PSD) by laser diffraction
  • Dynamic vapour sorption analyser (DVS)
  • Karl-Fischer titration system
  • Equipment to determine the intrinsic dissolution rate
  • Polarimeter
  • HPLC and UPLC systems
  • Chamber at controlled temperature and relative humidity
  • Physical gas adsorption equipment (BET analysis)
  • Pycnometer (density determination)
  • Dispersive Raman microscope*
  • Synchrotron light: PXRD and SCXRD*
  • Microscopy services: SEM, TEM, AFM*
  • Elemental analysis: content of C, H, N, S*

* These techniques are available outside the ICIQ facilities.

Crystallization equipment

  • Parallel crystallization systems (0.1 – 50 mL)
  • Small volume multi-crystallization system with a turbidity detection
  • Crystallization optimization and scale-up reactors (10 mL up to 6 L)
  • Ball mill (grinding)
  • Kofler bench
  • Lyophylizer