Direct structure analysis of a paraffin solid solution.

  title={Direct structure analysis of a paraffin solid solution.},
  author={Douglas L. Dorset},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  pages={8541 - 8544}
  • D. Dorset
  • Published 1 November 1990
  • Materials Science
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Single microcrystals of a 1:1 solid solution of n-C32H66/n-C36H74 have been grown by epitaxial nucleation on benzoic acid, and 0kl electron diffraction patterns from them can be obtained with a lamellar spacing characteristic of the intermediate n-paraffin n-C34H70. This average structure is also indicated by indices (space group Pca21) for major intensities in this zone. Direct phasing of the intensity data is carried out by combined use of low-dose electron microscope lattice images (to… 
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