Growth and Characterization of Gamma Glycine Single Crystals Grown from Alpha Glycine in the Presence of Sodium Acetate

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A nonlinear optical crystal of gamma glycine was grown by slow evaporation solution growth technique using deionized water and sodium acetate. The functional groups and vibrational frequencies were identified using FTIR spectral analysis. The cell parameters were determined from single crystal X-ray diffraction analysis. Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) and differential thermal analysis (DTA) were used to study its thermal properties. The optical transmittance window and lower cutoff wavelength have been identified by UV-absorption spectrum analysis. Second harmonic generation (SHG) efficiency measurement was carried out by powder Kurtz method.

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T. Baraniraj and P. Philominathan, "Growth and Characterization of Gamma Glycine Single Crystals Grown from Alpha Glycine in the Presence of Sodium Acetate," Journal of Minerals and Materials Characterization and Engineering, Vol. 10 No. 4, 2011, pp. 351-356. doi: 10.4236/jmmce.2011.104025.

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