Chapter 8. Polymorphism, Crystal Transformations and Gas–Solid Reactions

  1. Gautam R. Desiraju
  1. Dario Braga1 and
  2. Fabrizia Grepioni2

Published Online: 30 JUN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0470868015.ch8

Crystal Design: Structure and Function, Volume 7

Crystal Design: Structure and Function, Volume 7

How to Cite

Braga, D. and Grepioni, F. (2003) Polymorphism, Crystal Transformations and Gas–Solid Reactions, in Crystal Design: Structure and Function, Volume 7 (ed G. R. Desiraju), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470868015.ch8

Editor Information

  1. University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India

Author Information

  1. 1

    Dipartimento di Chimica “G. Ciamician”, University of Bologna, Via F. Selmi 2, I-40126, Bologna, Italy

  2. 2

    Dipartimento di Chimica, University of Sassari, Via Vienna 2, I-07100, Sassari, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUN 2003
  2. Published Print: 4 APR 2003

Book Series:

  1. Perspectives in Supramolecular Chemistry

Book Series Editors:

  1. J.-M. Lehn

Series Editor Information

  1. Collège de France, Chimie des Interactions Moléculaires, 11 Place Marcelin Berthelot, 75005 Paris, France

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470843338

Online ISBN: 9780470868010

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Polymorphism, Pseudo-polymorphism and Gas–Solid Reactions

  • Methods of Investigation

  • Polymorphism in Metal-containing Compounds Versus Organic Compounds

  • Inducing Polymorphs via Nonsolution Methods

  • Solid-state Reactivity – Gas–Solid Reactions and Solvation Processes

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References