7. Ultrasound Cavitation as a Green Processing Technique in the Design and Manufacture of Pharmaceutical Nanoemulsions in Drug Delivery System

  1. Rashmi Sanghi and
  2. Vandana Singh
  1. Siah Ying Tang1,
  2. Khang Wei Tan2 and
  3. Manickam Sivakumar1

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118287705.ch7

Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation

Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation

How to Cite

Tang, S. Y., Tan, K. W. and Sivakumar, M. (2011) Ultrasound Cavitation as a Green Processing Technique in the Design and Manufacture of Pharmaceutical Nanoemulsions in Drug Delivery System, in Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation (eds R. Sanghi and V. Singh), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118287705.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

  2. 2

    University of Nottingham, Selangor Darul Ehasan, Malaysia.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470943083

Online ISBN: 9781118287705

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Keywords:

  • Ultrasound;
  • cavitation;
  • nanotechnology;
  • nanoemulsion;
  • pharmaceuticals;
  • microbubbles

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Types of Emulsion and Principles of Nanoemulsion Formation

  • Formulation Aspects of Nanoemulsion

  • The Ultrasonic Domain

  • What is Ultrasound Cavitation?

  • Ultrasound Generation

  • Principle and Operation of Ultrasound Emulsification

  • Types of Ultrasound Emulsification: Batch and Dynamic Systems

  • Advantages of Ultrasound Emulsification

  • General Reviews of Ultrasound Emulsification

  • Nanoemulsion in Pharmaceutical Application

  • Characterization of Nanoemulsion Drug Delivery System

  • Practical and Potential Applications of Nanoemulsion in Different Administration Routes

  • Conclusion