Synthesis, Growth and Optical Properties of Semiorganic Non-linear Optical Single Crystal: L-Arginine Acetate

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijleo.2011.03.017


In the recent past, nonlinear optical materials are getting attention in the field fibre optic communica-tion and optical signal processing. In the present study, the title compound was successfully synthesized by conventional chemical reaction and then the single crystal was grown by slow evaporation solution growth technique. l-Arginine acetate (LAA) is semi organic non linear optical single crystal and crystal-lizes in noncentrosymmetric space group. The grown good quality single crystals have been analyzed by different characterization analyses such as powder X-ray diffraction, high resolution X-ray diffraction (HRXRD), Raman spectroscopy, photoluminescence, SEM, micro-hardness, thermal and birefringence analyses.

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