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BIWIC 2010: Optimization & Scale-up of Anti-Solvent Crystallization

Later this week, scientists and engineers will join together at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg in Germany for the BIWIC 2010 – International Workshop on Industrial Crystallization.  Topics at this year’s International Workshop on Industrial Crystallization will include fundamentals of crystallization (thermodynamics and kinetics), process design (monitoring and modeling), product design (polymorphism, salvation, stability, chiral separation, fine chemicals, pharmaceuticals), industrial applications, and intensified processes and equipment (external fields, micro technology, hybrid processes). Continue reading

What Makes Crystallization Such a Complex Process?

As a follow-up on last week’s post regarding the implications of a well-designed crystallization process, including how Tim Bell of DuPont Engineering wrote: “Crystallization is notoriously difficult to scale-up…”, we will now address why crystallization is such a complex process. Continue reading