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Growth and characterization of crystalline films of meta-nitroaniline (mNA) and 2-cyclo-octylamino-5-nitropyrydine (COANP)
Author(s): Alexander Leyderman; Mario Espinosa; Tatiana V. Timofeeva; Ronald D. Clark; Donald O. Frazier; Benjamin G. Penn
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Paper Abstract

The crystallization features of thin single crystalline films of mNA and COANP compounds grown between two fused quartz plates, one of which has a recess in the middle, are described. The depth of the recessed spot was of the grown crystal thickness which range d form 1 to 10 micrometers. A possible explanation of the crystallization peculiarities of the COANP compound is given .The crystallographic and optical indicatrix orientations of the crystal s are discussed, and applied to measurement of the efficiency of the second harmonic of the Nd:YAG laser operating at 1.064 micrometers, and generated by our films. The pattern of the intensities of the second harmonic generation is discussed, and a possible explanation of the discrepancy between the experimental and theoretical data is given.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 July 1996
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2809, Space Processing of Materials, (12 July 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.244323
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Alexander Leyderman, Univ. of Puerto Rico/Mayaguez and New Mexico Highlands Univ. (United States)
Mario Espinosa, Univ. of Puerto Rico/Mayaguez (United States)
Tatiana V. Timofeeva, New Mexico Highlands Univ. (United States)
Ronald D. Clark, New Mexico Highlands Univ. (United States)
Donald O. Frazier, NASA Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Benjamin G. Penn, NASA Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2809:
Space Processing of Materials
Narayanan Ramachandran, Editor(s)

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