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A study of the piezoelectric resonance in organic single crystal: glucuronic acid gamma-lactone

Saripalli, Ravi Kiran and Chakraborty, Tirthankar and Bhat, HL and Elizabeth, Suja (2016) A study of the piezoelectric resonance in organic single crystal: glucuronic acid gamma-lactone. In: APPLIED PHYSICS A-MATERIALS SCIENCE & PROCESSING, 122 (4).

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00339-016-9977-y

Abstract

An organic nonlinear optical material, namely glucuronic acid gamma-lactone or glucuronolactone, was crystallized from aqueous solution. Crystals of large dimensions and full morphology were obtained by slow-cooling method in a custom-built solution growth setup. CHN analysis and X-ray diffraction confirmed the phase formation in the grown crystal. High-resolution XRD studies followed by Rietveld refinement yielded accurate lattice parameters which compared well with the reported values. UV-Vis spectrum recorded for a b-plate of 2 mm thickness revealed the low UV-cutoff at 250 nm. Dielectric constant and dielectric loss were monitored as a function of frequency. Piezoelectric resonance peaks were observed in the range 0.2-1.5 MHz which are dependent on the plate thickness. The temperature dependence of the resonance peak frequency was studied. Piezoelectric coefficients were estimated by resonance-antiresonance method.

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Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2016 06:31
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2016 06:31
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/53901

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