Precipitation Technologies for Nanoparticle Production

  • Jasmine M. Rowe
  • Keith P. Johnston
Part of the AAPS Advances in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Series book series (AAPS, volume 3)


Precipitation technologies have been widely studied for nanoparticle production because they provide more control over particle size, shape, and morphology as compared to mechanical processes, such as milling and homogenization. Several precipitation processes are discussed in this chapter, with special attention to experimental parameters and typical particle attributes. The chapter also touches on novel nanoparticle recovery techniques that may be coupled with precipitation processes to enable these precipitation technologies to be scaled for commercial applications.


Particle Growth Drug Particle Submicron Particle Final Particle Size Nozzle Design 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bristol-Myers SquibbNew BrunswickUSA
  2. 2.Department of Chemical EngineeringThe University of Texas at AustinAustinUSA

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