Charged Aerosol Detection in Pharmaceutical Analysis: An Overview
April 01, 2009
Over the past several years, charged aerosol detection (CAD) has become a widely used technology in the pharmaceutical laboratory. From formulation to stability and even quality control, many analysts are turning to this technology due to its advantages of sensitivity, ease of use, dynamic range, and applicability to a wide range of analyses in the drug development process. In this article, we will examine the operation and use of CAD in a regulated environment, briefly address method development and validation specifics, and highlight a few examples illustrating some of its advantages when used in the pharmaceutical laboratory.