• Growth of strontium oxalate crystals in agar–agar gel

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      Crystal growth; strontium oxalate; X-ray spectroscopy; FT–IR.

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      Single crystals of strontium oxalate have been grown by using strontium chloride and oxalic acid in agar–agar gel media at ambient temperature. Different methods for growing crystals were adopted. The optimum conditions were employed in each method by varying concentration of gel and reactants, and gel setting time etc. Transparent prismatic bi-pyramidal platy-shaped and spherulite crystals were obtained in various methods. The grown crystals were characterized with the help of FT–IR studies and monoclinic system of crystals were supported with lattice parameters 𝑎 = 9.67628 Å, 𝑏 = 6.7175 Å, 𝑐 = 8.6812 Å, 𝛽 = 113.566°, and 𝑉 = 521.84 Å3 calculated from X-ray diffractogram.

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      P V Dalal1 K B Saraf1

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