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Process for Automated Neck Out for Czochralski Crystal Puller

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000069226D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Atkin, RB Wick, DP Yin, PC [+details]

Abstract

A process for growing boules of single crystal multielement materials, such as gadolinium gallium garnet, is described. This process reduces the formation of defects in the stem, neck and shoulder portions of the single crystal to yield a substantially defect-free main body portion of the single crystal.