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Application of computational chemistry to the solid state structure of charge generation materials
Author(s): Robert Docherty
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Paper Abstract

Computational chemistry is playing an increasingly important role in the study of molecular materials in general and Charge Generation Materials in particular. In this paper the basic theory behind lattice energy calculations is described along with the application of such procedures to crystal structure refinement in the case of oxotitanium phthalocyanines. The application of various computational tools to aid in structure solution from high resolution x- ray powder diffraction data is demonstrated for the x-form of metal free phthalocyanine. The potential for ab-initio prediction of crystal structures and potential polymorphs prior to synthesis and development is highlighted.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 October 1998
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3471, Xerographic Photoreceptors and Organic Photorefractive Materials IV, (23 October 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.328165
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Robert Docherty, Zeneca Specialties Research Ctr. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3471:
Xerographic Photoreceptors and Organic Photorefractive Materials IV
Stephen Ducharme; James W. Stasiak; James W. Stasiak, Editor(s)

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