Growth of large pure, doped and co-doped La2CuO4 single crystals

A. Cassanho, B. Keimer, M. Greven

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Abstract

La2CuO4 single crystals doped with Sr, Ba, Nd and Zn as well as co-doped Sr, Nd have been grown by the top-seeded solution growth technique. In very low gradients, crystals of very good quality could be grown up to 3 cm3 but had small amounts of flux inclusions. Higher thermal gradients have produced high quality, large area, crack-free crystals. Crystals were grown along the tetragonal (100) and (001) directions in low as well as larger thermal gradients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)813-816
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Crystal Growth
Volume128
Issue number1-4 PART 2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 1993

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Funding Information:
This work was supported by National Science Foundation grants DMR-90-22933, DMR 90-DMR 90-14839 and DMR 90-07825.

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