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Curved fractal structures of pyridine-substituted β-diketone crystals

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Abstract

The crystals of 1-(4-methoxyphenyl)-3-(pyridin-2-yl)propane-1,3-dione exhibited rarely seen curved fractal structures under an optical microscope. Weak intermolecular interactions may result in dislocation during crystal growth and thus the irregular crystalline structures. The micrographs of the crystals were exploited for their artistic value and were transferred onto fabrics for application in fashion design.

Graphical abstract: Curved fractal structures of pyridine-substituted β-diketone crystals

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Submitted
05 Mar 2017
Accepted
20 Mar 2017
First published
22 Mar 2017

CrystEngComm, 2017,19, 2283-2287
Article type
Communication

Curved fractal structures of pyridine-substituted β-diketone crystals

Z. Qian, D. Li, T. Xie, X. Zhang, Y. He, Y. Ai and G. Zhang, CrystEngComm, 2017, 19, 2283
DOI: 10.1039/C7CE00462A

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