• Experimental setup for rapid crystallization using favoured chemical potential and hydrodynamic conditions

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      Rapid crystallization; ACRT; hydrodynamics.

    • Abstract

       

      The rapid crystallization of KH2PO4 (KDP) from solution is demonstrated at a rate up to ≈7.5 mm/day along [100] and 22 mm/day along [001] in a crystallizer of 5 l capacity, using accelerated crucible rotation technique (ACRT) and simulated platform geometry for controlling the hydrodynamic conditions. On an experimental basis we have grown the crystals up to 40 × 43 × 66 mm3 size in about 3 days. Comparative analysis of the main structural and optical properties of crystals grown by conventional and rapid crystallization technique, is discussed.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      V K Dixit1 B V Rodrigues1 H L Bhat1

      1. Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560 012, India
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