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Introduction to Crystal Growth

Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

By H.L. Bhat

CRC Press

346 pages

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Introduction to Crystal Growth: Principles and Practice teaches readers about crystals and their origins. It offers a historical perspective of the subject and includes background information whenever possible.The first section of this introductory book takes readers through the historical development and motivation of the field of crystal growth.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Principles of Crystal Growth. Techniques and Practice. Crystal Characterization. Concluding Remarks.

About the Author

Prof. H. L. BHAT obtained his BSc degree from Mysore University and both MSc and PhD degrees from Sardar Patel University, Gujarat, India. He obtained his post Doctoral research training from Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK. Dr. Bhat joined the Physics department of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore as a Research Associate in 1973, and progressed steadily to become a professor in 1993. He was the chairman of this department during 2002-06. During 2006-08 he was a CSIR emeritus Scientist. Currently hs is a visiting professor at Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences, Bangalore. His research interests include crystal growth and crystal physics with special reference to ferroelectric, nonlinear optical, semiconductor and magnetic materials. He has over 200 research publications and produced 28 PhDs. He is a member of many professional bodies and currently the Joint Secretary of Materials Research Society of India.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Physical & Theoretical
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
SCIENCE / Physics