Characterizing the effect of growth conditions and crystal habit on the distribution of imperfections amongst populations of crystals

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The distribution of gross imperfections amongst populations of copper sulphate pentahydrate crystals grown under different conditions of purity and temperature are examined. The frequency of imperfection increases with decreasing crystal size. The nature of the imperfections vary with growth temperature and impurities present.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1277–1281
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Crystal Growth
Issue number1-4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 1993
EventProceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Crystal Growth - California, San Diego, United States
Duration: 16 Aug 199221 Aug 1992



  • crystal growth
  • crystal habit
  • crystal imperfections

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