Accession Number : AD0657053

Title :   CRYSTAL GROWTH STUDIES OF THE ALKALI METALS, THE RARE EARTHS, AND COBALT.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept.,

Corporate Author : VIRGINIA INST FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH RICHMOND

Personal Author(s) : Kirn,James F.

Report Date : 01 AUG 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 103

Abstract : Contents: The growth, handling, and orienting of single crystals of lithium, sodium, potassium, and rubidium; The growth of single crystals of cobalt by the Czochralski technique; Attempts to grow single crystals of cobalt by a hydrothermal technique; Efforts to grow single crystals of the rare earths using an arc image furnace; The growth of large gadolinium crystals by a temperature-gradient method.

Descriptors :   (*CRYSTAL GROWTH, *METAL CRYSTALS), (*ALKALI METALS, CRYSTAL GROWTH), (*RARE EARTH ELEMENTS, CRYSTAL GROWTH), (*COBALT, CRYSTAL GROWTH), LITHIUM, SODIUM, POTASSIUM, RUBIDIUM, HANDLING, ETCHING, PROCESSING, EPITAXIAL GROWTH, SYMMETRY(CRYSTALLOGRAPHY), FURNACES, GADOLINIUM, DYSPROSIUM, HOLMIUM, ERBIUM, ANNEALING

Subject Categories : Metallurgy and Metallography
      Crystallography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE