Crystal polymorphism

Joel Bernstein

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9 Scopus citations


The importance of understanding and considering the role of the existence of different crystal forms in the design and preparation of new materials is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEngineering of Crystalline Materials Properties
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)9781402068225
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2008

Publication series

NameNATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics
ISSN (Print)1874-6500


  • Concomitant polymorphism
  • Conformational polymorphism
  • Disappearing polymorphs
  • Growth conditions
  • Hydrates
  • Kinetic form
  • Polymorphism
  • Solvates
  • Stability
  • Structure-property relationships
  • Thermodynamic form

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Biophysics
  • General Physics and Astronomy
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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