Facet Appearance on the Lateral Face of Sapphire Single-Crystal Fibers during LHPG Growth
Fiber Optics Research Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Vavilov Str., 38, 119333 Moscow, Russia
A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Vavilov Str., 38, 119991 Moscow, Russia
National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, Kashirskoe sh., 31, 115409 Moscow, Russia
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Academic Editor: Ekaterina Pomjakushina
Received: 31 May 2016 / Revised: 26 July 2016 / Accepted: 28 July 2016 / Published: 25 August 2016
Results of the study of the lateral surface of single-crystal (SC) sapphire fibers grown along crystallographic directions
by the LHPG method are presented. The appearance or absence of faceting of the lateral surface of the fibers depending on the growth direction is analyzed. The crystallographic orientation of the facets is investigated. The microstructure of the samples is investigated with the help of an optical microscope and a JSM-5910LV scanning electronic microscope (JEOL). The crystallographic orientations of the facets on the SC sapphire fiber surface are determined by electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD). The seed orientation is studied by means of XRD techniques.
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Iskhakova, L.D.; Kashin, V.V.; Lavrishchev, S.V.; Rusanov, S.Y.; Seregin, V.F.; Tsvetkov, V.B. Facet Appearance on the Lateral Face of Sapphire Single-Crystal Fibers during LHPG Growth. Crystals 2016, 6, 101.
Iskhakova LD, Kashin VV, Lavrishchev SV, Rusanov SY, Seregin VF, Tsvetkov VB. Facet Appearance on the Lateral Face of Sapphire Single-Crystal Fibers during LHPG Growth. Crystals. 2016; 6(9):101.
Iskhakova, Liudmila D.; Kashin, Vitalii V.; Lavrishchev, Sergey V.; Rusanov, Sergey Y.; Seregin, Vladimir F.; Tsvetkov, Vladimir B. 2016. "Facet Appearance on the Lateral Face of Sapphire Single-Crystal Fibers during LHPG Growth." Crystals 6, no. 9: 101.
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