A novel method for measurement of crystal growth rate

Do Yeon Kim, Dae Ryook Yang

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Abstract

A new method for measurement of crystal growth rate is proposed, in an attempt to make the measuring of growth rate more convenient than the existing methods. In this newly proposed method, the point of nucleation under a constant cooling rate condition was measured as changing the amount of seeds. The growth kinetics parameters were then estimated using the experimental data to match the points of nucleation. Experiments were performed with potash alum in the water system and growth kinetic parameters were estimated. Compared with existing results, the proposed method showed tolerable discrepancy in the growth kinetic parameters. The proposed method can be an alternative technique for measurement of growth rate.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)54-58
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Crystal Growth
Volume373
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Jun 15

Keywords

  • A1. Growth kinetics
  • B1. Crystallization
  • B1. Potash alum
  • B3. Crystal growth
  • B3. Growth rate measurement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry

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