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Crystallization

The act of selling an asset and immediately buying the same asset back. One does this for tax purposes; that is, one sells the asset in order to realize a capital loss, but buys it back because one believes it still represents a solid investment. Most tax agencies have rules forbidding or limiting crystallization.
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With its focus on industrial applications, this book is recommended for chemical engineers and chemists who are involved with the development, scale-up, or operation of crystallization processes in the pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries.
Topics Covered: Complexes in Solutions Three-Dimensional Nucleation and Metastable Zone Width Kinetics and Mechanism of Crystal Growth: An Overview Effect of Impurities on Crystal Growth Kinetics Dead Supersaturation Zone and Threshold Supersaturations for Growth Mineralization in Natural and Artificial Systems Morphology and Size Distribution of Crystals Additives and Crystallization Processes in Industries Incorporation of Impurities in Crystals
By introducing LCB into isotactic polypropylene (iPP), the crystallization processes were greatly accelerated, and the transfer of chain segments from the melt to the crystal growth surface was restrained (34).
1 is a particular milestone for researchers modeling crystal structure and crystallization processes.
Figure 7 schematically shows the crystallization processes via homogeneous and heterogeneous nucleation.
Improved crystallization processes can provide routes to higher purity final products.
Morphological parameters and degree of crystallinity for the neat poly(ester amide) and its nanocomposite with Cloisite C25A during hot and cold crystallization processes.
The value of the index n from nonisothermal crystallization processes can also be used to provide insight into the kinetics of crystalline nucleation and growth.