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Oriented nucleation of CaCO3 from metastable solutions under Langmuir monolayers

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Walker, JBA and Heywood, BR and Mann, S, Oriented nucleation of CaCO3 from metastable solutions under Langmuir monolayers, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 1, (5) pp. 889-890. ISSN 0959-9428 (1991) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1039/JM9910100889

Abstract

The nucleation of CaCO3 crystals from metastable solutions under Langmuir monolayers has been shown to be enhanced in the order, docosanoate > octadecylamine > octadecanol > control. Crystals nucleated under monolayers containing charged headgroups were preferentially oriented.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:calcium carbonate, crystallization, Langmuir monolayer, nucleation
Research Division:Chemical Sciences
Research Group:Physical Chemistry (incl. Structural)
Research Field:Structural Chemistry and Spectroscopy
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences
Author:Heywood, BR (Professor Brigid Heywood)
ID Code:104369
Year Published:1991
Web of Science® Times Cited:24
Deposited By:Research Division
Deposited On:2015-11-11
Last Modified:2015-12-22
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