Studies of Unodped Glycine, Cesium Chloride Doped Glycine and Rubidium Chloride Doped Glycine Crystals
P. Manimekalai1, P. Selvarajan2
1P. Manimelalai, Department of Physics, Christ The King Polytechnic College, Othakkalmandapam, Coimbatore-641032, (Tamil Nadu), India.
2P. Selvarajan, Department of Physics, Aditanar College of Arts and Science, Tiruchendur-628216 (Tamil Nadu), India.
Manuscript received on 10 August 2017 | Revised Manuscript received on 18 August 2017 | Manuscript Published on 30 August 2017 | PP: 78-82 | Volume-6 Issue-6, August 2017 | Retrieval Number: F5119086617/17©BEIESP
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Abstract: Glycine is one of the simplest amino acid that has no asymmetric carbon atom and is optically inactive. It is mixed with other organic or inorganic salts and acids to obtain new complexes and these complexes have improved chemical stability, thermal, optical, mechanical, electrical, linear and nonlinear optical properties. Many glycine based crystals are known to be having interesting properties and in this work, cesium chloride and rubidium chloride are separately added in small amounts into the lattice of glycine crystals to get the doped samples for the research work. Single crystals of undoped, cesium chloride doped and rubidium chloride doped glycine were grown by solution method and grown crystals were analyzed by various characterization techniques. Solubility was measured for the samples. XRD study was carried out to find the crystal structure and hardness study was done on the crystals to find the mechanical strength. Second harmonic generation studies were carried out to find SHG efficiency. Density and structural characterization was performed for the samples. Photoconductivity studies were carried out for the samples and the results are discussed.
Keywords: Doping, Glycine, Crystal Growth, Characterization, XRD, Hardness
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