Crystal growth of chiral magnetic material in CsCuCl3

Yusuke Kousaka, Takemi Koyama, Marina Miyagawa, Kohei Tanaka, Jun Akimitsu, Katsuya Inoue

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Abstract

We report a crystallization technique to make single crystals with homochiral crystallographic domain in CsCuCl3. By adapting crystallization technique with stirring, we succeeded in obtaining the mm-ordered enantiopure single crystals. The samples obtained without the stirring crystallization technique had zigzag shape, suggesting many crystalline nuclei combined during the crystallization process. The samples done with the stirring crystallization technique formed quart-crystal-like shape, suggesting only one crystalline nucleus grew. Absolute structure analysis using X-ray diffraction showed that the samples grown only by our technique had a homochiral crystalline domain.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012019
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Volume502
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2014
Externally publishedYes
Event1st Conference on Light and Particle Beams in Materials Science 2013, LPBMS 2013 - Tsukuba, Japan
Duration: Aug 29 2013Aug 31 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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