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February’s HOT articles

Take a look at February’s HOT articles below and remember that these are only free to access for 4 weeks! The HOT article have been compiled into a collection and are available for viewing on our website.

New, intermediate polymorph of CeAlO3 with hexagonal structure – formation and thermal stability
Małgorzata A. Małecka and Leszek Kępiński
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE02201G 

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Template-free synthesis of mesoporous anatase titania hollow spheres and their enhanced photocatalysis
Changchao Jia, Ping Yang, Hsueh-Shih Chen and Junpeng Wang
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE02358G

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Fabrication of arrays of high-aspect-ratio diamond nanoneedles via maskless ECR-assisted microwave plasma etching
Yang Yang, Muk-Fung Yuen, Xianfeng Chen, Shanshan Xu, Yongbing Tang and Wenjun Zhang
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE02267J

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Rapid crystal growth of type-II clathrates A8Na16Si136 (A = K, Rb, Cs) by spark plasma sintering
Yongkwan Dong and George S. Nolas
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE02221A

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Tunability of guest release properties and crystal structures in a supramolecular benzothiophene heterocyclic host complex
Takashi Wakabayashi, Sayaka Kitamura, Hideyuki Tabata, Reiko Kuroda and Yoshitane Imai
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE02496F

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January’s HOT articles

A new year brings a new crop of HOT articles for the beginning of 2015. As always, these are free to access for 4 weeks. These have also been compiled into a collection and are available for viewing on our website.

Zero-strain reductive intercalation in a molecular framework
Joshua A. Hill, Andrew B. Cairns, Jared J. K. Lim, Simon J. Cassidy, Simon J. Clarke and Andrew L. Goodwin
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE02364A

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Solid state structures of p-cresol revisited
Eustina Batisai, Vincent J. Smith, Susan A. Bourne and Nikoletta B. Báthori
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE02334J

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Room temperature heliconical twist-bend nematic liquid crystal
Yuan Wang, Gautam Singh, Dena M. Agra-Kooijman, Min Gao, Hari Krishna Bisoyi, Chenming Xue, Michael R. Fisch, Satyendra Kumar and Quan Li
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE02502D

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Solvent control in the formation of supramolecular host–guest complexes of isoniazid with p-sulfonatocalix[4]arene
Oksana Danylyuk, Helena Butkiewicz, Anthony W. Coleman and Kinga Suwinska
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE02383H

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December’s HOT articles

We have our year end batch of HOT articles which are free to access for 4 weeks. These have also been compiled into a collection and are available for viewing on our website.

A 3D porous supramolecular architecture via π–π assembly of 2D metal–organic frameworks (MOFs): structure-versus-luminescence reversibility and gas adsorption properties
Chih-Chieh Wang, Gia-Bin Sheu, Szu-Yu Ke, Chi-Yang Shin, Yu-Jen Cheng, Yi-Ting Chen, Chia-Hsing Cho, Mei-Lin Ho, Wen-Tin Chen, Ru-Hsio Liao, Gene-Hsiang Lee and Hwo-Shuenn Sheu
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01849D

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Free to access until 6th January 2015


Flux-mediated crystal growth of metal oxides: synthetic tunability of particle morphologies, sizes, and surface features for photocatalysis research
Jonathan Boltersdorf, Nacole King and Paul A. Maggard
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01587H

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Trinuclear {Sr[UO2L3]2(H2O)4} and pentanuclear {Sr[UO2L3]4}2− uranyl monocarboxylate complexes (L-acetate or n-butyrate ion)
Anton V. Savchenkov, Vladislav V. Klepov, Anna V. Vologzhanina, Larisa B. Serezhkina, Denis V. Pushkin and Viktor N. Serezhkin
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE02103G

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Bulk crystal growth of hybrid perovskite material CH3NH3PbI3
Yangyang Dang, Yang Liu, Youxuan Sun, Dongsheng Yuan, Xiaolong Liu, Weiqun Lu, Guangfeng Liu, Haibing Xia and Xutang Tao
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE02106A

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November’s HOT articles

We have a new crop of HOT articles which are free to access for 4 weeks. These have also been compiled into a collection and are available for viewing on our website.

Will it crystallise? Predicting crystallinity of molecular materials
Jerome G. P. Wicker and Richard I. Cooper
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01912A

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New evidence of a thermodynamically stable nanophase: CdS in 4 M KOH–tert-butanol solution
Jinsheng Zheng, Xiaogang Xue, Dongsong Li and Yibing Zhao
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01901F

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Morphology-controlled synthesis and structural characterization of ternary AlxGa1−xN nanostructures by chemical vapor deposition
Fei Chen, Xiaohong Ji and Qinyuan Zhang
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01886A

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Tuning the size and shape of nano-boehmites by a free-additive hydrothermal method
Pablo Pardo, Noemí Montoya and Javier Alarcón
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE02094D

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October’s HOT articles

Please take a look at our new batch of HOT articles which are free to access for 4 weeks only!

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Cocrystallization of pyrogallol[4]arenes with 1-(2-pyridylazo)-2-naphthol
Constance R. Pfeiffer, Drew A. Fowler, Simon Teat and Jerry L. Atwood
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01768D

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Structural trends in hybrid perovskites [Me2NH2]M[HCOO]3 (M = Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, Zn): computational assessment based on Bader charge analysis
Monica Kosa and Dan Thomas Major
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01387E

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Halogen-bond driven co-crystallization of potential anti-cancer compounds: a structural study
Christer B. Aakeröy, Dhanushi Welideniya, John Desper and Curtis Moore
CrystEngComm, 2014, 16, 10203-10209
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01614A

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Generation of luminescence in biomineralized zirconia by zirconia-binding peptides
D. Rothenstein, D. Shopova-Gospodinova, G. Bakradze, L. P. H. Jeurgens and J. Bill
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01510J

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September’s HOT articles

Please take a look at Autumn’s HOT articles which are free to access for 4 weeks only! 

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The effect of NH4+ on shape modulation of La1−xSrxMnO3 crystals in a hydrothermal environment
Keke Huang, Wenchun Feng, Long Yuan, Jiaxin Zhang, Xuefeng Chu, Changmin Hou, Xiaofeng Wu and   Shouhua Feng
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01332H 

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Effects of surroundings on upconversion luminescent properties of rare earth luminescence centers
Jiayin Zhang, Feng Qin, Hua Zhao, Xin Yang, Xitian Zhang, Xuanzhang Wang, Hong Gao, Zhiguo Zhang and Wenwu Cao
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01441C 

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Metal–organic frameworks as hosts for nanoparticles
Christoph Rösler and Roland A. Fischer
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01251H  

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Low-temperature crystal growth of aluminium-doped zinc oxide nanoparticles in a melted viscous liquid of alkylammonium nitrates for fabrication of their transparent crystal films
Hiroki Kaneko, Takanari Togashi, Takashi Naka, Manabu Ishizaki, Katsuhiko Kanaizuka, Masatomi Sakamotoa and Masato Kurihara
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01336K 

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Charged nanoparticles crystallizing and controlling crystallization: from coatings to nanoparticle surfactants to chemical amplifiers
Bartosz A. Grzybowski
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00689E 

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August’s HOT papers

Please take a look at our new batch of HOT articles and enjoy reading in the August sunshine! These are free to access for 4 weeks only!

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Illuminating protein crystal growth using fluorophore-labelled proteins
Alaa Adawy, Willem J. P. van Enckevort, Elisabeth S. Pierson, Willem J. de Grip and Elias Vlieg
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01281J

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Towards understanding P-gp resistance: a case study of the antitumour drug cabazitaxel
U. Baisch and L. Vella-Zarb
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01279H

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Encapsulated Cd3P2 quantum dots emitting from the visible to the near infrared for bio-labelling applications
Liping Ding, Shulian He, Dechao Chen, Mei Huang, Jinzhang Xu, Stephen G. Hickey, Alexander Eychmüller, Shu-Hong Yu and Shiding Miao
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01041H

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Free to access until 11th September 2014


Melting point–solubility–structure correlations in multicomponent crystals containing fumaric or adipic acid
Eustina Batisai, Alban Ayamine, Ornella E. Y. Kilinkissa and   Nikoletta B. Báthori
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01298D

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Cocrystals of telmisartan: characterization, structure elucidation, in vivo and toxicity studies
Renu Chadha, Swati Bhandari, Jamshed Haneef, Sadhika Khullar and Sanjay Mandal
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00797B

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Free to access until 9th September 2014


Orthogonal halogen and hydrogen bonds involving a peptide bond model
Vera Vasylyeva, Susanta K. Nayak, Giancarlo Terraneo, Gabriella Cavallo, Pierangelo Metrangolo and Giuseppe Resnati
CrystEngComm, 2014, 16, 8102-8105
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01514B

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July’s HOT articles

Here is July’s batch of HOT articles – remember, these are free to access for 4 weeks only!

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Water crystallization to create ice spacers between graphene oxide sheets for highly electroactive graphene paper
Kunfeng Chen, Fei Liu, Shuyan Song and Dongfeng Xue
CrystEngComm, 2014, 16, 7771-7776
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01030B

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Free to access until 20th August 2014


Efficient solvent-controlled crystallization of pure polymorphs of 1-nitro-4-(4-nitrophenylmethylthio)benzene
Chong-Qing Wan, Ai-Min Li, Shaeel A. Al-Thabaiti, El-Sayed H. El-Mosslamy and Thomas C. W. Mak
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00753K

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Free to access until 13th August 2014


Synthesis of Cu2−xS nanocrystals induced by foreign metal ions: phase and morphology transformation and localized surface plasmon resonance
Haihang Ye, Aiwei Tang, Chunhe Yang, Kai Li, Yanbing Hou and   Feng Teng
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00945B

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Orthogonal H-bonding synthons, actual and virtual structures in molecular crystals: a case study
Roberto Centore, Mauro Causà, Francesca Cerciello, Fabio Capone and Sandra Fusco
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00956H

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Free to access until 7th August 2014


Evolution of ZnO microstructures from hexagonal disk to prismoid, prism and pyramid and their crystal facet-dependent gas sensing properties
Nan Qin, Qun Xiang, Hongbin Zhao, Jincang Zhang and Jiaqiang Xu
CrystEngComm, 2014, 16, 7062-7073
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00637B

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Free to access until 4th August 2014


Bulk growth and nonlinear optical properties of thulium calcium oxyborate single crystals
Yanqing Liu, Fapeng Yu, Zhengping Wang, Shuai Hou, Lei Yang, Xinguang Xu and Xian Zhao
CrystEngComm, 2014, 16, 7141-7148
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00869C   

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HOT articles in June

Take a look at our HOT articles for the month of June and let us know your thoughts below. Remember, these are free to access for four weeks!

Crystal growth, transport phenomena and two-gap superconductivity in the mixed alkali metal (K1−zNaz)xFe2−ySe2 iron selenide
Maria Roslova, Svetoslav Kuzmichev, Tatiana Kuzmicheva, Yevgeny Ovchenkov, Min Liu, Igor Morozov, Aleksandr Boltalin, Andrey Shevelkov, Dmitry Chareev and Alexander Vasiliev
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C3CE42664E

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Free to access until 30th July 2014


Coordination assembly of Borromean structures
Mei Pan and Cheng-Yong Su
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00616J

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Free to access until 30th July 2014


Weak hydrogen and dihydrogen bonds instead of strong N–HO bonds of a tricyclic [1,2,4,5]-tetrazine derivative. Single-crystal X-ray diffraction, theoretical calculations and Hirshfeld surface analysis
Magdalena Owczarek, Irena Majerz and Ryszard Jakubas
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00571F

 

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Electroactive tetrathiafulvalene based pyridine-mono and -bis(1,2,3-triazoles) click ligands: synthesis, crystal structures and coordination chemistry
Thomas Biet and Narcis Avarvari
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00736K

 

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A novel azobenzene covalent organic framework
Jian Zhang, Laibing Wang, Na Li, Jiangfei Liu, Wei Zhang, Zhengbiao Zhang, Nianchen Zhou and Xiulin Zhu
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00369A

 

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The direct growth of a WO3 nanosheet array on a transparent conducting substrate for highly efficient electrochromic and electrocatalytic applications
Guo-fa Cai, Jiang-ping Tu, Ding Zhou, Lu Li, Jia-heng Zhang, Xiu-li Wang and Chang-dong Gu
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00404C

 

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How to print a crystal structure model in 3D
Teng-Hao Chen, Semin Lee, Amar H. Flood and Ognjen Š. Miljanić
CrystEngComm, 2014, 16, 5488-5493
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00371C 

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Free to access until 8th July 2014


Solid phase microextraction (SPME) combined with TGA as a technique for guest analysis in crystal engineering
Matthew J. Fischer and Alicia M. Beatty
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00419A  

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Li2CO3 thin films fabricated by sputtering techniques: the role of temperature on their properties
Lander Rojo, Irene Castro-Hurtado, María C. Morant-Miñana, Gemma G. Mandayo and Enrique Castaño
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00476K 

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Glycine homopeptides: the effect of the chain length on the crystal structure and solid state reactivity
Aaron J. Smith, Farukh I. Ali and Dmitriy V. Soldatov
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00630E

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A study of the step-flow growth of the PVT-grown AlN crystals by a multi-scale modeling method
Wei Guo, Julia Kundin, Matthias Bickermann and Heike Emmerich
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00175C

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Synthesis of ferromagnetic cobalt nanoparticle tipped CdSe@CdS nanorods: critical role of Pt-activation
Lawrence J. Hill, Nathaniel E. Richey, Younghun Sung, Philip T. Dirlam, Jared J. Griebel, In-Bo Shim, Nicola Pinna, Marc-Georg Willinger, Walter Vogel, Kookheon Char and Jeffrey Pyun
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00680A

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HOT articles for May!

Check out our new HOT articles for May and keep on checking as these are updated every week and more importantly – free to access for 4 weeks!

The influence of ZnO-binding 12-mer peptides on bio-inspired ZnO formation
Johannes Baier, Nina J. Blumenstein, Jan Preusker, Lars P. H. Jeurgens, Udo Welzel, Tuan A. Do, Jürgen Pleiss and Joachim Bill
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00520A

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Free to access until 10th June 2014

 


Influence of the anion nature on styryl dye crystal packing and feasibility of the direct and back [2 + 2] photocycloaddition reactions without single crystal degradation
Lyudmila G. Kuz’mina, Artem I. Vedernikov, Andrei V. Churakov, Elmira Kh. Lermontova, Judith A. K. Howard, Michael V. Alfimov and Sergey P. Gromov
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00266K

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Illuminating host–guest cocrystallization between pyrogallol[4]arenes and the ionic liquid 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium ethylsulfate
Drew A. Fowler, Constance R. Pfeiffer, Simon J. Teat, Christine M. Beavers, Gary A. Baker and Jerry L. Atwood
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00359D

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Free to access until 3rd June 2014


Weakening of the π*–π* dimerisation in 1,2,3,5-dithiadiazolyl radicals: structural, EPR, magnetic and computational studies of dichlorophenyl dithiadiazolyls, Cl2C6H3CNSSN
Christos P. Constantinides, Dana J. Eisler, A. Alberola, Emma Carter, Damien M. Murphy and Jeremy M. Rawson
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00308J

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Free to access until 3rd June 2014


 

Experimental evidence of negative linear compressibility in the MIL-53 metal–organic framework family
Pablo Serra-Crespo, Alla Dikhtiarenko, Eli Stavitski, Jana Juan-Alcañiz, Freek Kapteijn, François-Xavier Coudert and Jorge Gascon
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00436A

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Free to access until 29th May 2014


Which intermolecular interactions have a significant influence on crystal packing?
Robin Taylor
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00452C

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