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Artificial biomineralisation and metallic soaps

Corkery, Robert

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In this thesis, geometry is used as a basis for conducting experiments aimed at growing and arranging inorganic minerals on curved interfaces. Mineralisation is directed using crystalline and liquid-crystalline metallic soaps and surfactant/water systems as templates.¶ A review of the history, syntheses, structure and liquid crystallinity of metallic soaps and other amphiphiles is presented as a foundation to understanding the interfacial architectures in mesostructured template systems in...[Show more]

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Date published: 1998
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/46251
DOI: 10.25911/5d7a2aaa73e0b

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