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Mode of action and design rules for additives that modulate crystal nucleation

Anwar, Jamshed and Boateng, Papa Kofi and Tamaki, Reiko and Odedra, Sheetal (2009) Mode of action and design rules for additives that modulate crystal nucleation. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 48 (9). pp. 1596-1600. ISSN 1433-7851

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Abstract

Molecular dynamics simulations reveal that the key factors that determine the ability of an additive to modulate crystal nucleation are the strength of its interaction with the solute, its disruptive ability (which may be based on steric, entropic, or energetic effects), and interfacial properties, along with its ability to serve as a template for nucleation (see snapshot of an emerging nucleus with a single-particle additive: black spheres).

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Angewandte Chemie International Edition
Uncontrolled Keywords: crystal engineering ; nucleation inhibition ; ACID ; PROTEIN ; AQUEOUS-SOLUTION ; MECHANISM ; crystal nucleation ; MOLECULAR-DYNAMICS SIMULATIONS ; CRYSTALLIZATION ; GROWTH ; LIQUID PHASE-BOUNDARY ; additives ; molecular dynamics ; INHIBITION
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ID Code: 62180
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 14 Feb 2013 15:40
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2017 05:25
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/62180

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