Structural and Optical Properties of Triglycine Sulfate Single Crystals Doped with Potassium Bromide


Triglycine sulfate crystal and potassium bromide doped triglycine sulfate crystals were grown from aqueous solution by slow evaporation method. Energy dispersive X-ray analysis identifies the elements present in the crystal. The Fourier Transform Infrared spectroscopy has been recorded in the range 400 to 4000 cm-1 and the functional groups of the grown crystals have been identified. The structural studies on the grown crystals were carried out by X-ray diffraction analysis technique and found that the grown crystal crystallizes in monoclinic structure. The lattice cell parameters of pure Triglycine sulfate are a = 9.6010 Å, b = 12.5600 Å, c = 5.4500 Å. Ultraviolet-Visible spectra show that the grown crystals have wide optical transparency in the entire visible region.

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F. Khanum and J. Podder, "Structural and Optical Properties of Triglycine Sulfate Single Crystals Doped with Potassium Bromide," Journal of Crystallization Process and Technology, Vol. 1 No. 2, 2011, pp. 26-31. doi: 10.4236/jcpt.2011.12005.

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