Confinement stabilises single crystal vaterite rods.
Schenk, AS; Albarracin, EJ; Kim, YY; Ihli, J; Meldrum, FC;
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Single-crystals of vaterite, the least-stable anhydrous polymorph of CaCO3, are rare in biogenic and synthetic systems. We here describe the synthesis of high aspect ratio single crystal vaterite rods under additive-free conditions by precipitating CaCO3 within the cyli... View more