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  • 1 Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Department de Física i Enginyeria Nuclear Diagonal 647 08028 Barcelona Spain
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Abstract  

Heat capacity measurements between 293 K and 363 K have been carried out in order to elucidate the different states appearing in 2-amino-2-methyl-1,3 propanediol (AMP) plastic crystal. The results allowed one of them to be identified as a glassy crystal. The changes of enthalpy, entropy and Gibbs free energy thermodynamic functions with temperature have been calculated from the experimental heat capacity values.