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Published: 13 December 2007

428 Pages | 280 line drawings and diagrams, 20 halftones, 4pp colour plates


ISBN: 9780199236565

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Polymorphism in Molecular Crystals

Joel Bernstein

International Union of Crystallography Monographs on Crystallography

  • First comprehensive coverage of this subject in one volume
  • Approximately 300 diagrams to illustrate similarities, differences in structure and properties, including many in stereo and some in color
  • Covers historical development, physical principles, control of polymorphic form, experimental and computational aspects, study of structure-property relations
  • Numerous examples of applications in the fields of pharmaceuticals, pigments, explosives and importance in recent patent litigations
  • Over 1300 references