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Crystallographic approaches for the investigation of molecular materials: structure property relationships and reverse crystal engineering.

Research paper by Piero P Macchi

Indexed on: 08 May '14Published on: 08 May '14Published in: Chimia



Abstract

This article discusses the connection between crystallography and material science. It sheds light on some of the research opportunities that are currently available and it critically reviews the directions taken by the scientific community in the field of crystal engineering. The focus is on materials formed by the assembly of organic and organometallic molecular building blocks.