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Bulletin of Materials Science

, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 31–33 | Cite as

Nucleation and growth of potassium dihydrogen phosphate crystals in silica gels

  • M S Joshi
  • A V Antony
Communications

Abstract

Kinetic studies on nucleation and growth of potassium dihydrogen phosphate crystals in silica gels show that the rate-determining process for the growth of these crystals in silica gels is diffusion. Morphology, microhardness and perfection of gel grown crystals are also reported.

Keywords

Kinetic studies nucleation potassium dihydrogen phosphate crystals silica gel 

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© Indian Academy of Sciencess 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • M S Joshi
    • 1
  • A V Antony
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsSardar Patel UniversityVallabh VidyanagarIndia

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