Current Trends of Supercritical Fluid Technology in Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical and Food Processing Industries

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Supercritical fluid technology can be seen as a green and environmentally friendly alternative to conventional. Current information on these topics is spread through different publications in ...
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Fundamentals and Modeling of Supercritical Precipitation Processes

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Angel Martin and Maria Jose Cocero

Abstract

Precipitation processes based on the use of supercritical fluids have undergone considerable development during the last years. One of the main pending tasks at this moment is the development of a systematic procedure for the design and scale-up of these processes. This requires not only empirical knowledge, but also information about the fundamentals of the process. This work aims to review the published literature dealing with a fundamental investigation and modeling of supercritical fluid precipitation processes.

Affiliation:

High Pressure Processes Group. Department of Chemical Engineering and Environmental Technology. Faculty of Science. Prado de la Magdalena s/n 47011 Valladolid (Spain).