Improved laser-heated pedestal growth system for crystal growth in medium and high isostatic pressure environment

University of São Paulo, San Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Review of Scientific Instruments (Impact Factor: 1.61). 01/2000; 70(12):4606 - 4608. DOI: 10.1063/1.1150120
Source: IEEE Xplore


A modified apparatus for single-crystal-fiber growth in an isostatic gaseous environment and for a large range of pressure (100 mbar up to 100 bar) using a floating-zone-type method known as laser-heated pedestal growth is described. The difficulties and advantages of its design are discussed through examples of crystal growth of some oxide materials. © 1999 American Institute of Physics.

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