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Title: Nucleation of polymorphic forms
Author: Alvin, Yeoh Chong Yeow
ISNI:       0000 0004 2670 7354
Current Institution: University of Manchester
Date of Award: 2008
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In this PhD project, the solvent effects on polymorphism were studied. This was done using an enantiotropic compound. By working at the transition temperature of the compound, it allowed for the separation of supersaturation effects from that of the solvent. p-Aminobenzoic acid was chosen as the model compound. p-Aminobenzoic acid (PABA) is an enantiotropic compound with a transitior temperature of 24°C. It has two polymorphs, a needle shaped α-form which is stable above the transition temperature and a prismatic shaped β-form stable below the transition temperature.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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