Tokyo Company Develops Drug Inspection Device Using Terahertz
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Tokyo-based Advanced Infrared Spectroscopy (Aispec) developed Pharma QC-1000, a device using terahertz time-domain spectroscopy to conduct spectrometric quality control of pharmaceutical products at a speed of 6,000 tablets per minute. Targeting major drug makers, Aispec has partnered with Tokyo-based MicroTech, a company that provides imaging devices to major pharmaceutical companies, to utilize its sales channels. The samples are due out in August and Aispec estimates ¥500 million in sales by July 2011. (Click here for more - Japanese language
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