F333 (2013)

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F333 (2013). Reversed crystal growth of calcite in the presence of chitosan and gum Arabic.

The images show steps of crystal growth of calcite from polycrystalline aggregates, surface re-crystallisation, extension of re-crystallisation from the surface to the core, and finally single crystals. [A. Ritchie, M. Watson, R. Turnbull, Z. Lu, M. Telfer, J. Gano, K. Self, H. F. Greer, W. Z. Zhou, CrystEngComm 15, 10266-10271 (2013)]. This paper was written based on a miniproject report by a group of third year undergraduate students, the first six authors.

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