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Preparative solid state chemistry. Recent developments

Gopalakrishnan, J (1984) Preparative solid state chemistry. Recent developments. In: Journal of Chemical Sciences, 93 (3). pp. 421-432.

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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.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright for this article belongs to Springer India.
Keywords: Preparative solid state chemistry; new methods; new solids
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2010 04:54
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:41
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/22405

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