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Title:Crystallization Kinetics and Phase Behavior of Molecular Solutions
Author(s):He, Guangwen
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Zhi Li
Department / Program:Chemical Engineering
Discipline:Chemical Engineering
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Chemistry, Physical
Abstract:The goals of this research are: (i) to study the effects of the rate of supersaturation on crystallization kinetics and polymorph selectivity; and (ii) to develop a generalized phase diagram from first principles and verify its applicability to a wide range of molecular solutions. This thesis investigates how the rate of supersaturation affects macroscopic phase transitions and final crystal properties and how the microscopic particle interactions influence both the equilibrium solution phase behavior such as solubility boundary and the nonequilibrium phase transitions such as liquid-liquid phase separation and gel formation.
Issue Date:2007
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:142 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/82407
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3314788
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2007


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