Co-crystal

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Co-cristal (Fr). Co-cristallo (It). 共結晶 (Ja).


Definition

Solid consisting of a crystalline single-phase material composed of two or more different molecular and/or ionic compounds generally in a stoichiometric ratio which are neither solvates nor simple salts.

See also

Aitipamula, S. et al. (2012). Cryst. Growth Des. 12, 2147-2152. Polymorphs, salts, and cocrystals: what’s in a name? and references cited therein