Structural and Optical Characterization Studies on 2, 4- dinitrophenylhydrazine Single Crystal


Single crystal of an organic nonlinear optical (NLO) material, 2,4-Dnitrophenylhydrazine (DNPH), was grown by slow cooling method. Powder X-ray diffraction (PXRD), Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) FT-Raman and NMR studies have confirmed respectively the crystal structure and functional groups of the grown crystal. Crystalline perfection of single crystals was evaluated by high resolution X-ray diffractometry (HRXRD) using a multicrystal X–ray diffractometer and found that the grown crystals are nearly perfect. UV-Visible-NIR spectral analysis was used to determine the optical constants and band gap of DNPH. Fluorescence spectrum of DNPH was recorded.

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T. Devi, N. Lawrence, R. Babu, K. Ramamurthi and G. Bhagavannarayana, "Structural and Optical Characterization Studies on 2, 4- dinitrophenylhydrazine Single Crystal," Journal of Minerals and Materials Characterization and Engineering, Vol. 9 No. 4, 2010, pp. 321-330. doi: 10.4236/jmmce.2010.94023.

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