Crystal growth of CsLiB6 O10 in a dry atmosphere and from a stoichiometric melt composition

Takahiro Kawamura, Masashi Yoshimura, Yohei Shimizu, Masato Nishioka, Yuji Fukushima, Yushi Kaneda, Yasuo Kitaoka, Yusuke Mori, Takatomo Sasaki

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Abstract

We investigated CsLiB6 O10 (CLBO) crystal growth in a dry atmosphere and from a stoichiometric melt composition with the aim of obtaining CLBO crystals containing low levels of water as an impurity. We qualitatively compared the amounts of water incorporated into CLBO crystals using a FT-IR spectrometer. It was found that CLBO crystals grown under the above conditions included a lower level of water than those grown in an ambient atmosphere from B2 O3 - poor solution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1118-1121
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Crystal Growth
Volume312
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • A2. Top-seeded solution growth
  • B1. Borates
  • B2. Nonlinear optic materials

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry

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