Oriented attachment by enantioselective facet recognition in millimeter-sized gypsum crystals

Cristóbal Viedma, Louis A. Cuccia, Alicia McTaggart, Bart Kahr, Alexander T. Martin, J. Michael McBride, Pedro Cintas

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Abstract

Crystal growth by oriented attachment involves the spontaneous self-assembly of adjoining crystals with common crystallographic orientations. Herein, we report the oriented attachment of gypsum crystals on agitation to form stereoselective mesoscale aggregates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11673-11676
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume52
Issue number78
DOIs
StatePublished - 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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    Viedma, C., Cuccia, L. A., McTaggart, A., Kahr, B., Martin, A. T., McBride, J. M., & Cintas, P. (2016). Oriented attachment by enantioselective facet recognition in millimeter-sized gypsum crystals. Chemical Communications, 52(78), 11673-11676. https://doi.org/10.1039/c6cc06353e