• Growth and study of barium oxalate single crystals in agar gel

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      Barium oxalate; agar gel; XRD; IR; TGA/DTA.

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      Barium oxalate was grown in agar gel at ambient temperature. The effect of various parameters like gel concentration, gel setting time and concentration of the reactants on the growth of these crystals was studied. Prismatic platy shaped spherulites and dendrites were obtained. The grown crystals were characterized by X-ray powder diffractometry, infrared spectroscopy, thermogravimetric and differential thermal analysis. An attempt is made to explain the spherulitic growth mechanism.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      P V Dalal1 K B Saraf1

      1. PG Department of Physics, Pratap College, Amalner 425 401, India
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