• Morphological aspects of some symmetrical ammonium hydrogen tartrate crystals grown by silica gel technique

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      Ammonium hydrogen tartrate; single crystal; gel method; morphology; habit modification

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      Ammonium hydrogen tartrate single crystals have been prepared by the reaction of NH4Cl and tartaric acid in silica gel. The morphology of some as-grown symmetrical crystals has been studied by optical microscopy. The growth morphology studies indicate that the grown crystals are needle-shaped, orthorhombic disphenoidal and tetrahedral disphenoidal. The growth mechanism has been assessed.

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      C C Desai1 A N Hanchinal1

      1. Department of Physics, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar - 388 120, India
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  • Bulletin of Materials Science | News

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