Nonphotochemical Laser-Induced Crystal Nucleation by an Evanescent Wave

Martin R. Ward, Alasdair Rae, Andrew J. Alexander

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Abstract

Laser-induced nucleation of potassium chloride was achieved using an evanescent wave. Unprecedented localization of the time and position of nucleation, within 5 ns and within 100 nm of the glass−solution interface, respectively, has been achieved with this method.
LanguageEnglish
Pages4600-4605
Number of pages6
JournalCrystal Growth and Design
Volume15
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Sep 2015

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evanescent waves
Nucleation
nucleation
Crystals
potassium chlorides
Potassium Chloride
Lasers
crystals
lasers
Potassium
Glass
glass

Keywords

  • laser-induced nucleation
  • hydrophobic coatings
  • evanescent wave

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Ward, Martin R. ; Rae, Alasdair ; Alexander, Andrew J. / Nonphotochemical Laser-Induced Crystal Nucleation by an Evanescent Wave. In: Crystal Growth and Design. 2015 ; Vol. 15, No. 9. pp. 4600-4605.
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Nonphotochemical Laser-Induced Crystal Nucleation by an Evanescent Wave. / Ward, Martin R.; Rae, Alasdair; Alexander, Andrew J.

In: Crystal Growth and Design, Vol. 15, No. 9, 02.09.2015, p. 4600-4605.

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