crystal growth

Review in Angewandte Chemie: Nucleation of Organic Crystals

Roger and Sven, together with Joop ter Horst (University of Delft), have published a review in Angewandte Chemie: Nucleation of Organic Crystals – A Molecular Perspective R.J. Davey, S.L.M. Schroeder & J.H. ter Horst Angewandte Chemie – International Edition 52 (2013) 2166–2179. DOI:10.1002/anie.201204824 German version: Keimbildung organischer Kristalle aus molekularer Sichtweise R.J. Davey, S.L.M. Schroeder …

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PhD Studentship Available

“The crystallisation of polymorphic forms – understanding the mechanism” Follow this link for more information Application deadline: 1 June 2012 Summary Crystallisation from solution is a major process by which chemical companies transform synthetic products into solid forms suitable for formulation into commercial products. It is well known in the literature that impurities can have …

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Postdoctoral Research Associate Position Available

We have got a fixed term Postdoctoral Research Associate position in a research council-funded Smart Laboratory Automation pilot project available. An excellent first degree in a relevant science or engineering discipline (e.g. Analytical Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics) is required. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Dr Sven …

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New Research Grant: Crystal Nucleation from Solution

We are partners in an EPSRC Critical Mass Grant of £2.3M that has been awarded to investigate kinetic pathways in crystal nucleation from solution. Our expertise in measurements by soft X-ray absorption spectroscopy and XPS play an important role in the proposed work, which will be carried out jointly with Roger Davey’s team, the University …

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New arrivals

It is the time of the year where people come and go. We would like to welcome Devon Indar and Amani Musharah, who join our team as new PhD students from September 2010. Both will work on the catalytic upgrading of chemicals from sustainable feedstocks. Dr Elizabeth Willneff,  who took up her position as Arts …

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