Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry

, Volume 104, Issue 3, pp 975–979 | Cite as

Effect of dopant on the characterization of KAP crystal

Thermal and spectral analysis
  • G. Vasudevan
  • P. AnbuSrinivasan
  • G. Madhurambal
  • S. C. Mojumdar


Potassium Hydrogen Phthalate also known as Potassium Acid phthalate (KAP) has 14 natural growth faces with dominating (010) face. As the (010) face is more suitable for any surface morphological studies, a number of crystal growth studies have been made on this material in recent years. Here this semi organic crystal was grown by Slow Evaporation Solution Growth Technique. The effect of ammonium sulphate as dopant on the characteristic properties of KAP crystal was studied by thermal and spectral analysis.


Ammonium sulphate Effect of dopant KAP TG-DTA Spectral characterization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Vasudevan
    • 1
  • P. AnbuSrinivasan
    • 1
  • G. Madhurambal
    • 2
  • S. C. Mojumdar
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryA.V.C. College of EngineeringMayiladuthuraiIndia
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryADM CollegeNagapattinamIndia
  3. 3.Department of Chemical and Biochemical EngineeringThe University of Western OntarioLondonCanada
  4. 4.Department of Chemical Technologies and Environment, Faculty of Industrial TechnologiesUniversity of TrenčínPúchovSlovakia

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