Pore size distribution in tablets measured with a morphological sieve.

@article{Wu2007PoreSD,
  title={Pore size distribution in tablets measured with a morphological sieve.},
  author={Yu San Wu and Lucas J. van Vliet and Henderik W. Frijlink and Kees van der Voort Maarschalk},
  journal={International journal of pharmaceutics},
  year={2007},
  volume={342 1-2},
  pages={
          176-83
        }
}
Porosity and pore structure are important characteristics of tablets, since they influence mechanical strength and many other properties. This paper proposes an alternative method for the characterization of pore structure based on image analysis of SEM micrographs. SEM images were made of sodium chloride tablets made with three different particle sizes. The pore size distribution in these images was determined with a technique referred to as a morphological sieve. The results were compared to… 
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