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Growth and defect characterization of L-arginine phosphate monohydrate

Dhanaraj, G and Shripathi, T and Bhat, HL (1991) Growth and defect characterization of L-arginine phosphate monohydrate. In: Journal of Crystal Growth, 113 (3-4). pp. 456-464.

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L-arginine phosphate monohydrate (LAP) is a relatively new organic nonlinear optical material. In this paper, the results of our recent investigations on the growth of this crystal are presented. The growth of the undesirable micro-organisms was prevented by protecting the solution surface by placing a thick layer of n-hexane over it. Colouration of the solution could be avoided by keeping the growth temperature low and by protecting it from light. The effect of pH value of the solution on the solubility and habit was analysed. The grown crystals were characterized by means of X-ray topography.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Journal of Crystal Growth
Publisher: Elsevier science
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier science.
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2010 04:48
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2010 04:48
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/33864

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