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  • 1 Department of Chemistry, A D M College for Women, Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, India
  • 2 Department of Chemistry, RVS College of Engineering and Technology, Karaikal, Pondicherry, India
  • 3 Department of Physics, EGS Pillay Engineering College, Nagapattinam, India
  • 4 Department of Chemical Technologies and Environment, Faculty of Industrial Technologies, Trencin University of A. Dubcek, Púchov, Slovakia
  • 5 Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, N6A 5B9, Canada
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Abstract

Mixed crystals of various proportions of urea thiourea were grown by slow evaporation of aqueous solution at room temperature. The bright and transparent crystals obtained were characterized using thermogravimetry–differential thermal analysis (TG–DTA) and FTIR spectroscopic analyses. A fitting decomposition pattern for the title compound was formulated on the TG curve which shows a two-stage mass loss between 175 and 750 °C. In this temperature range, DTA curves show exothermic peaks supporting the formulated decomposition pattern. The FTIR spectra show the characteristic absorption, vibration frequencies due to urea thiourea. Detailed structural analysis of the compound is under progress.

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