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Bulletin of Materials Science

, Volume 16, Issue 3, pp 171–175 | Cite as

Growth of hexagonal selenium crystals: Observation of new growth morphologies

  • N. V. Chandra Shekar
  • K. Govinda Rajan
  • S. Rajagopalan
  • Mohammad Yousuf
Article

Abstract

In this communication, we report the single crystal growth of selenium by the solution method. We have observed a new mesh-like growth pattern in hexagonal selenium for the first time. Crystals having hexagonal morphology are packed together like hay stick bunches.

Keywords

Selenium crystal growth growth pattern crystal morphology 

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. V. Chandra Shekar
    • 1
  • K. Govinda Rajan
    • 1
  • S. Rajagopalan
    • 1
    • 2
  • Mohammad Yousuf
    • 1
  1. 1.Materials Science DivisionIndira Gandhi Centre for Atomic ResearchKalpakkamIndia
  2. 2.National Evening CollegeThiruchirapalliIndia

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