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Crystal growth and physical characterization of the semiorganic bis(thiourea) cadmium chloride

Venkataramanan, V and Maheswaran, S and Sherwood, JN and Bhat, HL (1997) Crystal growth and physical characterization of the semiorganic bis(thiourea) cadmium chloride. In: Journal of Crystal Growth, 179 (3-4). pp. 605-610.

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Abstract

Single crystals of bis(thiourea) cadmium chloride (BTCC), a novel semiorganic nonlinear optical material, were grown from aqueous solutions. The grown crystals were characterized by recording the powder X-ray diffraction pattern and by identifying the diffracting planes. BTCC has a transmission that extends from 285 to 1900 nm. Differential thermal analysis carried out on BTCC indicates that the material does not sublime before it melts at 215 degrees C. The grown crystals were estimated to have a moderate defect density. The mechanical hardness of BTCC was evaluated in the (0 1 0) plane.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.
Keywords: Bis(thiourea)cadmium chloride;crystal growth;semiorganic;nonlinear optical material
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2009 09:13
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:25
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/18782

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