Skip to main content

Form, function and functionality of two dimeric toluene‐2,4‐diisocyanate polymorphs

Buy Article:

$43.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

2,4‐Dioxo‐1,3‐diazetidine‐1,3‐bis(methyl‐m‐phenylene) diisocyanate (dimerized toluene‐2,4‐diisocyanate, TDI) is one of the most widely used aromatic diisocyanates in the polymer industry, and it crystallizes in at least two polymorphic forms (form A and form B) depending on reaction conditions. The crystal structures of the two forms were determined from high‐resolution laboratory X‐ray powder diffraction data using simulated annealing and Rietveld refinement. In spite of a marked structural similarity between them, significant discrepancies in the physical properties of the two forms prompted analysis of their partitioned energy terms in an effort to better our understanding of the driving force behind such differences in behaviour.
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Heisenbergstrasse 1, D-70569 Stuttgart, Germany

Publication date: 2012-04-01

  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more