Analytical Services

Contact CDD

612-626-3545

prabh025@umn.edu

Materials characterization

  • Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)
  • Thermal analysis – DSC, Thermo gravimetric analysis (TGA), hot stage microscopy
  • Powder X-ray Diffraction (PXRD)
  • Moisture sorption analysis

Mechanical properties (tableting)

  • Physical testing of powders – bulk and tap density, particle size analysis (laser diffraction or sonic sifter)
  • Physical testing of solids – weight variation, thickness, hardness, friability, disintegration
  • Compression simulation

Formulation characterization

  • Qualitative and Quantitative Characterization
    • Spectroscopy
      • Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR)
      • Raman
      • UV
    • Calorimetry
    • Chromatography
    • Microscopy
      • Scanning electron microscopy (SEM)
      • Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)
      • Fluorescence Microscopy
      • Light Microscopy
  • Dissolution testing
  • Oxidative instability testing
  • Solutions and Semi-solid testing
    • Osmolality
    • pH
    • Miscibility
    • Sedimentation
    • Viscosity
    • Rheology