Accession Number : AD0164550

Title :   Method for Growing Crystals.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Goodrum,John W.

Report Date : 11 JUN 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The patent application discloses a method for growing a rod-like cyrstalline boule by placing a rotating seed crystal in contact with the surfaces of a molton solution of crystal growing materials, then withdrawing the seed crystal while simultaneously lowering the temperature of the solution and subjecting the rotating seed crystal to a periodic acceleration and deacceleration of its rotation rate.

Descriptors :   *Single crystals, *Crystal growth, Patents

Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry
      Crystallography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE