Crystallization by particle attachment in synthetic, biogenic, and geologic environments

@article{Yoreo2015CrystallizationBP,
  title={Crystallization by particle attachment in synthetic, biogenic, and geologic environments},
  author={J. D. De Yoreo and P. Gilbert and N. Sommerdijk and R. L. Penn and S. Whitelam and D. Joester and H. Zhang and J. Rimer and A. Navrotsky and J. Banfield and A. Wallace and F. M. Michel and F. Meldrum and H. C{\"o}lfen and P. Dove},
  journal={Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={349}
}
Growing crystals by attaching particles Crystals grow in a number a ways, including pathways involving the assembly of other particles and multi-ion complexes. De Yoreo et al. review the mounting evidence for these nonclassical pathways from new observational and computational techniques, and the thermodynamic basis for these growth mechanisms. Developing predictive models for these crystal growth and nucleation pathways will improve materials synthesis strategies. These approaches will also… Expand
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