Crystallization & Crystal Engineering Laboratory

Research activity focused on small molecule crystallization & formulation processes for food, agrochemical and pharmaceutical applications. The laboratory was funded by the European Research Council to support the CryForm Starting Grant (GA 9492289) led by Elena Simone.

Type Research laboratory
Site Main Structure: TO_CEN04XS01G009
Phone +39-011-090-4652
Dimension 22 mq
  • Crystal16 (Technobis), equipped with 16 temperature controlled reactors, with integrated turbidity measurements. Suitable for solubility measurements and screening of solid forms in various solvents, operating at working volumes of 1 mL.
  • Crystal Breeder (Technobis), multi-reactor crystallization platform for medium-throughput solid-state research, operating at working volumes of 0.1 mL. Real time turbidity readings for 32 parallel temperature and pressure controlled experiments.
  • LabRam Horiba confocal microscope with laser wavelengths of 532 nm, 633 nm, 785 nm and 1064 nm. SuperHead fiber immersion probe (785 nm laser)and cuvette measurement accessory.
  • Crystallization setups of 100mL, 500 mL and 1L volume, with controlled temperature (Huber Ministat 230) and in situ turbidity measurement (Optek).
  • Polarized microscope (Zeiss)
  • Linkam hot stage, with temperature range -25°C - 125°C
  • Ultraturrax equipment for emulsification
  • Fumehood suitable for flammable solvents