• Preparative solid state chemistry. Recent developments

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      Preparative solid state chemistry; new methods; new solids

    • Abstract

       

      A survey of recent developments in preparative solid state chemistry shows that, with a knowledge of structural chemistry and reactivity patterns of solids, it is possible to synthesize a variety of new solids possessing novel structures. A distinction is made between synthesis ofnew solids and synthesis of solids bynew methods. Three new routes to solid state synthesis are recognized: the precursor method, and topochemical methods involving redox and ion-exchange reactions. The low-temperature topochemical methods enable synthesis of metastable phases that are inaccessible by the high temperature route. Several illustrative examples of solid state synthesis from the recent literature are presented.

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      J Gopalakrishnan1

      1. Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560012, India
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  • Journal of Chemical Sciences | News

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