Year 2019, Volume 23, Issue 2, Pages 129 - 138 2019-04-01

Enhanced Vaterite And Aragonite Crystallization At Controlled Ethylene Glycol Concentrations

Batur Ercan [1] , Çağatay Mert Oral [2] , Derya Kapusuz [3]

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Calcium carbonate (CaCO3) has three distinct anhydrous polymorphs, namely vaterite, aragonite and calcite. Although there is a high demand for aragonite and vaterite polymorphs for biomedical use, their unstable nature makes it challenging to synthesize them compared to calcite, which is the most stable form of CaCO3. Despite the remarkable effort on stabilizing vaterite and aragonite polymorphs in aqueous solutions, phase-pure vaterite and aragonite polymorphs have not been synthesized yet, without referring to the use of additives, surfactants or elevated temperatures. Herein, the effect of ethylene glycol (EG) concentration and temperature on the formation of vaterite and aragonite particles were investigated at 25 °C and 70 °C. Results showed that 60% EG containing precursor solution -without any other additive- can prevent vaterite/aragonite-to-calcite transformation regardless of the synthesis temperature. Furthermore, the size of CaCO3 particles decreased as EG concentration increased and it reached its minimum average values at 80% EG. The results of this study revealed the potential use of the proposed synthesis route to stabilize vaterite and aragonite polymorphs, tailor their content, morphology and size without using any additives, surfactants and elevated temperatures.

Vaterite, Aragonite, Ethylene Glycol, Biomaterials
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering
Published Date April 2019
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-1657-1142
Author: Batur Ercan (Primary Author)
Institution: ORTA DOĞU TEKNİK ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-5220-2104
Author: Çağatay Mert Oral
Institution: ORTA DOĞU TEKNİK ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-6935-9762
Author: Derya Kapusuz (Primary Author)
Institution: GAZİANTEP ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


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APA Ercan, B , Oral, Ç , Kapusuz, D . (2019). Enhanced Vaterite And Aragonite Crystallization At Controlled Ethylene Glycol Concentrations. Sakarya University Journal of Science, 23 (2), 129-138. DOI: 10.16984/saufenbilder.433985
MLA Ercan, B , Oral, Ç , Kapusuz, D . "Enhanced Vaterite And Aragonite Crystallization At Controlled Ethylene Glycol Concentrations". Sakarya University Journal of Science 23 (2019): 129-138 <http://www.saujs.sakarya.edu.tr/issue/39539/433985>
Chicago Ercan, B , Oral, Ç , Kapusuz, D . "Enhanced Vaterite And Aragonite Crystallization At Controlled Ethylene Glycol Concentrations". Sakarya University Journal of Science 23 (2019): 129-138
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ISNAD Ercan, Batur , Oral, Çağatay Mert , Kapusuz, Derya . "Enhanced Vaterite And Aragonite Crystallization At Controlled Ethylene Glycol Concentrations". Sakarya University Journal of Science 23 / 2 (April 2019): 129-138. https://doi.org/10.16984/saufenbilder.433985