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Sci. Pharm. 2010, 78(3), 691; (registering DOI)

The Use of Small and Wide Angle X-Ray Scattering (SWAXS) for the Physico-Chemical Characterization of Solid Dispersions

Research Center Pharmaceutical Engineering GmbH, Graz, Austria
Institut of Biophysics and X-Ray Structure Research, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Graz, Austria
HECUS X-Ray Systems, Graz, Austria
Institute for Process and Particle Engineering, Graz University of technology, Graz, Austria
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Received: 12 July 2010 / Accepted: 12 July 2010 / Published: 12 July 2010
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Solid dispersions of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) in freely water soluble carriers are often used in order to improve dissolution rate and/or solubility of poorly water soluble drugs [1] in the aqueous gastro intestinal fluids. [...]
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METZLER, M.; HODZIC, A.; LAGGNER, P.; URBANETZ, N.A. The Use of Small and Wide Angle X-Ray Scattering (SWAXS) for the Physico-Chemical Characterization of Solid Dispersions. Sci. Pharm. 2010, 78, 691.

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