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Molecular Composition, Solid State Structure and Properties of Industrial Waxes and Peptide Inclusion Materials

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dc.contributor.advisor Soldatov, Dmitriy V.
dc.contributor.author Ignacio, Melissa Garcia
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-19T19:28:32Z
dc.date.available 2018-09-15T05:00:34Z
dc.date.copyright 2017-09
dc.date.created 2017-09-15
dc.date.issued 2017-09-19
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/11609
dc.description.abstract This thesis is an investigation of molecular materials of hydrocarbon solids, industrial waxes and peptide inclusion compounds. It attempts to understand and describe the interactions between molecules in order to interpret or predict the behaviour of those complex materials. The molecular structure and distribution of the industrial waxes were studied using spectroscopy (NMR and IR). The solid state structures of the title materials were studied using X-ray diffraction (single crystal, powder and variable temperature powder), and their properties investigated using thermal analysis (TGA and DSC) and sorption experiments. In Chapter Two, the T/X phase diagrams of three binary systems of hydrocarbons were determined to understand the conditions of solid solution formation. Chapter Three describes the development of specific procedures for industrial companies to determine their products’ composition and bulk properties. The screening search for new inclusion compounds of leucyl-isoleucine is described in Chapter Four. The reversible sorption of guest molecules in microporous trileucine is described in Chapter Five. This work encompasses the effect of composition on the solid state structure, and the properties and applications of industrial waxes and peptide inclusion materials. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
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dc.subject Molecular Materials en_US
dc.subject Peptide inclusion compound en_US
dc.subject Leu-Ile en_US
dc.subject Leu-leu-leu en_US
dc.subject Binary Phase Diagram en_US
dc.subject X-ray diffraction en_US
dc.subject Characterization of Molecular Materials en_US
dc.subject Decane - Eicosane en_US
dc.subject Dodecane - Eicosane en_US
dc.subject Eutectics en_US
dc.subject Single crystal peptide en_US
dc.subject Solid State en_US
dc.subject Undecane - Eicosane en_US
dc.subject industrial waxes en_US
dc.subject hydrocarbon phase diagram en_US
dc.title Molecular Composition, Solid State Structure and Properties of Industrial Waxes and Peptide Inclusion Materials en_US
dc.title.alternative Studies of Industrial Waxes & Peptide-based Materials en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.degree.programme Chemistry en_US
dc.degree.name Master of Science en_US
dc.degree.department Department of Chemistry en_US
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