Growth of KCl1–xBrx Mixed Crystals with Different Composition Percent and Study of KBr Concentration Effect on Optical Characteristics of Mixed Crystals


In the present research, mixed crystals KCl1–xBrx (x = 0.1, 0.3, 0.5, 0.7 & 0.9) were grown by Czochralski method. Then some analysis such as chemical etching, XRD, and absorbing spectrum were established on the irradiated crystals by γ-ray. The results of this research show that configuration of defects in mixed crystals in contrast with pure crystals is different. Somehow that type and percentage of cumulative composition cause to changing in lattice parameter and lattice defect density in alkali halide crystals and finally change optical properties of crystal.

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F. Samavat, E. Haji-Ali, S. Shahmaleki and S. Solgi, "Growth of KCl1–xBrx Mixed Crystals with Different Composition Percent and Study of KBr Concentration Effect on Optical Characteristics of Mixed Crystals," Advances in Materials Physics and Chemistry, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2012, pp. 85-89. doi: 10.4236/ampc.2012.22015.

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