|Process technology¬†has been defined by the United States¬†Food and Drug Administration¬†(FDA) as a mechanism to design, analyze, and control pharmaceutical manufacturing processes through the measurement of¬†Critical Process Parameters¬†(CPP) which affect¬†Critical Quality Attributes¬†(CQA). A Process technology journal is a periodical publication intended to further progress of science, usually by reporting new research. Most Process technology journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, and scientific papers across a wide range of scientific fields. Process technology Journals contain articles that peer reviewed, in an attempt to ensure that articles meet the journal's standards of quality, and scientific validity. Each such journal article becomes part of the permanent scientific record.