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Czochralski technique

Czochralski technique
A method of growing synthetic crystal by high-melting point devised by Czochralski and is named as Czochralski pulling technique. Where a seed crystal is gently lowered until it is in contrast with pure melt in the crucible and it is then pulled slowly upwards. The product shows rod-like single crystals. Used to make rare-earth garnets, lithium niobate, synthetic scheelite, and synthetic alexandrite.
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