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Co-crystals: Preparation, Characterization and Applications Editors: Christer B Aakeröy, Abhijeet S Sinha

Print publication date: 23 Jul 2018
Copyright year: 2018
Print ISBN: 978-1-78801-115-0
PDF eISBN: 978-1-78801-287-4
ePub eISBN: 978-1-78801-489-2

About this book

Multi-component crystalline systems or co-crystals have received tremendous attention from academia and industry alike in the past decade. Applications of co-crystals are varied and are likely to positively impact a wide range of industries dealing with molecular solids. Co-crystallization has been used to improve the properties and performance of materials from pharmaceuticals to energetic materials, as well as for separation of compounds.

This book combines co-crystal applications of commercial and practical interest from diverse fields in to a single volume. It also examines effective structural design of co-crystals, and provides insights into practical synthesis and characterization techniques. Providing a useful resource for postgraduate students new to applied co-crystal research and crystal engineering, it will also be of interest to established researchers in academia or industry.