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Bulletin of Materials Science

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 57–65 | Cite as

Flux growth and habit modification of CaWO4 crystals

  • S K Arora
  • R S Godbole
  • Tomy Abraham
Article

Abstract

The poor quality of natural scheelite necessitates growing these crystals in the laboratory. The flux growth method has been modified to obtain crystals of better quality. Various habits of the grown crystals are reported. The effect of the growth conditions like temperature, cooling rate, charge composition, etc. to yield different morphology has been investigated.

Keywords

Scheelite flux growth habits 

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • S K Arora
    • 1
  • R S Godbole
    • 1
  • Tomy Abraham
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsSardar Patel UniversityVallabh VidyanagarIndia

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