Collection of artificially grown crystals

This collection of crystals has been selected by the IUCr Commission on Crystal Growth and Characterization of Materials as examples of high-quality crystals grown artificially. If you would like to add your examples, please use the submission form.

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Er3Rh4Sn13 Single Crystal A single crystal of Er3Rh4Sn13 grown using Sn as flux
A. Thamizhavel
Lutetium Aluminum Garnet activated by Cerium 1mm diameter Ce:LuAG of 70mm long
Sara Faraj
Crystal of Tutton salt family Crystal of Tutton salt family with chemical formula K2Ni(SO4)2.6H2O.
1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylic acid and 1,3-benzenedicarboxylic acid Molecular co-crystal of trimesic acid and isophthalic acid grown by hydrothermal synthesis
Ren Wiscons
calcium fluoride & calcium-stroncium fluoride From left to right: boules: 1 - pure SrF2; 2 - pure CaF2; 3 - Ca0.1Sr0.9F2; 4 - 1.8%(YbF3),2.5%(NaF):Ca0.66.6Sr33.3F2 5 - 1.8%(YbF3),2.5%(NaF):CaF2 optical windows: on left - 1.8%(YbF3),2.5%(NaF):CaF2; on right - 1.8%(YbF3),2.5%(NaF):Ca0.66.6Sr33.3F2
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