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Optical diagnostics of mercuric iodide crystal growth
Author(s): Arnold Burger; Steven H. Morgan; Enrique Silberman; Donald Nason
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Paper Abstract

Two optical methods were recently developed for in situ monitoring of the growth process of mercuric iodide crystals. The first method uses resonance fluorescence spectroscopy (RFS) for the determination of iodine vapor present in the growth ampule, which is an important parameter in determining the stoichiometry, and therefore the quality of the crystals. The second method, reflectance spectroscopy thermometry (RST) measures the crystal face temperature with a present accuracy of +/- 1.5 degree(s)C.

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Date Published: 1 December 1991
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1557, Crystal Growth in Space and Related Optical Diagnostics, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.49603
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Arnold Burger, Fisk Univ. (United States)
Steven H. Morgan, Fisk Univ. (United States)
Enrique Silberman, Fisk Univ. (United States)
Donald Nason, EG&G Energy Measurements, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1557:
Crystal Growth in Space and Related Optical Diagnostics
James D. Trolinger; Ravindra B. Lal, Editor(s)

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