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Crystallization and Characterization of Triglycine Sulfate(TGS) Crystal Doped with NiSO4

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Nickel sulfate doped triglycine sulfate crystals have been grown by natural evaporation method. The chemical composition of the pure triglycine sulfate crystals and the presence of nickel ion in doped triglycine sulfate crystal were confirmed by Energy Dispersive X-ray analysis. The functional groups of the grown crystals have been identified by the Fourier Transform Infrared spectroscopy. The structural studies on the grown crystals were carried out by X-ray Diffraction analysis. All the grown crystals are found in monoclinic structure and the lattice parameters of pure TGS crystal are a = 9.6010 Å, b = 12.5600 Å and c = 5.4500 Å. The lattice parameters are slightly distorted due to the incorporation of nickel ion into the lattice sites of the TGS crystal.

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F. Khanum and J. Podder, "Crystallization and Characterization of Triglycine Sulfate(TGS) Crystal Doped with NiSO4," Journal of Crystallization Process and Technology, Vol. 1 No. 3, 2011, pp. 49-54. doi: 10.4236/jcpt.2011.13008.

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