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Title: Optical diffraction technique for determination of crystal orientations

Abstract

An optical technique for determination of crystal orientations is described. This technique uses texture etching to generate pseudoperiodic surface structures whose groove shape is characteristic of the surface orientation. When such a textured surface is illuminated with monochromatic light, a far-field diffraction pattern characteristic of the surface orientation is observed. A procedure for analysis of diffraction patterns to determine crystal orientations is discussed. Results obtained by this technique agree very well with those using the x-ray Laue technique.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Motorola, Inc., Solar Energy RandD Department, 5005 East McDowell Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85008
OSTI Identifier:
6344243
DOE Contract Number:  
AC-01-79ET-23104
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Appl. Opt.; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 20:10
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; CRYSTALS; ORIENTATION; DIFFRACTION; ETCHING; MONOCHROMATIC RADIATION; OPTICAL PROPERTIES; TEXTURE; COHERENT SCATTERING; ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; RADIATIONS; SCATTERING; SURFACE FINISHING; 360102* - Metals & Alloys- Structure & Phase Studies

Citation Formats

Sopori, B L. Optical diffraction technique for determination of crystal orientations. United States: N. p., 1981. Web. doi:10.1364/AO.20.001758.
Sopori, B L. Optical diffraction technique for determination of crystal orientations. United States. https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.20.001758
Sopori, B L. 1981. "Optical diffraction technique for determination of crystal orientations". United States. https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.20.001758.
@article{osti_6344243,
title = {Optical diffraction technique for determination of crystal orientations},
author = {Sopori, B L},
abstractNote = {An optical technique for determination of crystal orientations is described. This technique uses texture etching to generate pseudoperiodic surface structures whose groove shape is characteristic of the surface orientation. When such a textured surface is illuminated with monochromatic light, a far-field diffraction pattern characteristic of the surface orientation is observed. A procedure for analysis of diffraction patterns to determine crystal orientations is discussed. Results obtained by this technique agree very well with those using the x-ray Laue technique.},
doi = {10.1364/AO.20.001758},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/6344243}, journal = {Appl. Opt.; (United States)},
number = ,
volume = 20:10,
place = {United States},
year = {1981},
month = {5}
}