Czochralski process

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Czochralski process

[chə′kräl·skē ‚präs·əs]
(crystallography)
A method of producing large single crystals by inserting a small seed crystal of germanium, silicon, or other semiconductor material into a crucible filled with similar molten material, then slowly pulling the seed up from the melt while rotating it.
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The Czochralski technique was used to grow singlecrystal lithium fluoride for use as a UV window material.
Shape stability in capillary crystal growth, including Verneuil and Czochralski techniques