Growth of Tb-Sc-Al garnet single crystals by the micro-pulling down method

D. A. Pawlak, Y. Kagamitani, A. Yoshikawa, K. Wozniak, H. Sato, H. Machida, T. Fukuda

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Abstract

Tb 3Sc 2Al 3O 12 (TSAG) single crystals were grown by the micro-pulling down method, and the structure of TSAG was determined by single crystal X-ray diffraction. This crystal has been investigated as a new material for optical isolators. The Verdet constant was measured for samples with different compositions and the absorption spectra in the range from 200 to 1000nm are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)341-347
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Crystal Growth
Volume226
Issue number2-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Jun

Keywords

  • A1. Directional solidification
  • A1. Faraday effect
  • A2. Micro-pulling down method
  • B1. Garnet
  • B1. Tb Sc Al O
  • B2. Magneto-optic materials

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry

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