Tuning the spontaneous formation kinetics of caffeine:malonic acid co-crystals

Karol Nartowski, Yaroslav Khimyak, David Berry

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Abstract

It has previously been reported that the caffeine : malonic acid co-crystal system forms spontaneously upon the contact of the two materials. Here we studied the crystal growth in this system to rationally define the role that water plays, thus enabling us to monitor the conversion by solid-state NMR and control the kinetics of spontaneous co-crystal production by increasing or decreasing the relative humidity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2617-2620
Number of pages4
JournalCrystEngComm
Volume18
Issue number15
Early online date15 Mar 2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Apr 2016

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