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Title: Methods for manufacturing monocrystalline or near-monocrystalline cast materials

Methods are provided for casting one or more of a semiconductor, an oxide, and an intermetallic material. With such methods, a cast body of a monocrystalline form of the one or more of a semiconductor, an oxide, and an intermetallic material may be formed that is free of, or substantially free of, radially-distributed impurities and defects and having at least two dimensions that are each at least about 35 cm.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1130084
Report Number(s):
8,709,154
12/670,212
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-98GO10337
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States))
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE