Supramolecular selection in molecular and framework co-crystals
Bouzaid, Jocelyne M. (2014) Supramolecular selection in molecular and framework co-crystals. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
An ongoing challenge in chemistry and crystal engineering is the synthesis of functional materials with predictable structures and customisable properties. This may be achieved by crystallising mixtures of different compounds. Co-crystals formed through this method have predictable structures and their properties may be tuned by varying the ratio of the compounds in the crystallising solution. This thesis examines single crystals formed by the co-crystallisation of metal complexes that have similar structures but different physical or chemical properties. A variety of new compounds with interesting properties were prepared, characterised and their significance in the context of crystal engineering was explored.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||McMurtrie, John & Schultz, Madeleine|
|Keywords:||co-crystal, co-crystallisation, crystal engineering, epitaxial, framework alloy, metal dilution, molecular alloy, supramolecular chemistry, supramolecular selection|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||19 May 2014 01:59|
|Last Modified:||01 Jun 2016 14:00|
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