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mixed crystal Line breaks: mixed crys|tal

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Definition of mixed crystal in English:


A crystal formed from more than one substance.
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  • Though this is an appealing approach, it should be pointed out that there might be significant difficulties in maintaining the other optical specifications such as index homogeneity in these mixed crystals.
  • These results might help to investigate the interaction of tunneling systems in mixed crystals by providing a tool for the analysis of echo experiments.
  • In this article, the author describes basic concepts and optical characterization of semiconductor mixed crystals, especially focuses on infrared absorption and Raman scattering measurements.

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