Blogging a crystal structure a day in 2014


Author: David Turner

David Turner is an ARC Future Fellow in the School of Chemistry at Monash University. His research group in primarily concerned with crystal engineering – attempting to control the manner in which molecules pack in the solid state. Specific interests include hydrogen bonding (studied using neutron diffraction), the role of anions in crystals and the formation of porous framework materials.

Contributed articles

Capsaicin Some Like It Hot – Capsaicin
Ethanol Happy New Year Hangover – Ethanol
Hexakis(μ2-8-quinolinolato-N,O,O)-tris(8-quinolinolato-N,O)-tri-holmium(iii) 8-hydroxyquinoline solvate Merry Christmas – Ho Ho Ho
Polyrotaxane Getting in a Twist – A Polyrotaxane
Potassium bitartrate Something for the Weekend – Potassium Bitartrate
Sildenafil citrate This is a Hard One – Sildenafil Citrate
Trinitroglycerin A Nobel Explosive – Trinitroglycerin
Urea You must be taking the **** – Urea
Valium Don’t Panic – Valium / Diazepam