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Growth and characterization of ferroelectric glycine phosphite single crystals

Deepthy, A and Bhat, HL (2001) Growth and characterization of ferroelectric glycine phosphite single crystals. In: Journal of Crystal Growth, 226 (2-3). pp. 287-293.

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Single crystals of a recent ferroelectric material, glycine phosphite were grown from aqueous solution employing the techniques of slow cooling and controlled evaporation. Powder X-ray diffraction studies as well as thermal analysis were carried out on the grown crystals. The morphology of the crystal has been determined using contact and optical goniometry. The mechanical hardness of the crystal was evaluated by Vickers indentation method. Thickness dependence of the dielectric properties has been investigated and the results can be interpreted in terms of a surface layer of lower dielectric constant.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Journal of Crystal Growth
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.
Keywords: A1. Characterization;A1. Solubility;A2. Growth from solutions;A2. Single crystal growth; B2.Ferroelectric materials.
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2011 09:50
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2011 09:50
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/39549

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