artificial crystal

artificial crystal

[¦ärd·ə¦fish·əl ′krist·əl]
(electronics)
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A sort of artificial crystal, the lattice of atoms could also be used as a magnetic or gravitational sensor to test the interplay between different fields of physics.
Kyocera Kinseki is a major crystal device manufacturer which develops and manufactures artificial crystal and crystal-applied products including crystal units, crystal oscillators, SAW filters, optical devices, etc.
Those particles (distorted shapes) surrounding defects within the artificial crystal lattice became disordered at a lower temperature than the other particles did.
It does, however, illustrate the danger of contaminating the scientific knowledge base when artificial crystal specimens are created purposely to mimic natural specimens.
Samples of natural and artificial crystals were tested as follows.
Phononic Crystals: Artificial Crystals for Sonic, Acoustic, and Elastic Waves
The team has used the database to identify 28 topological insulators, artificial crystals that are able to conduct electrical current on their surfaces, while acting as insulators throughout the interior of the crystal.
The photonic crystals are artificial crystals that have two- and three-dimensional periodic structures with high refractive index contrast, for efficient filtering of different wavelengths of light.
Researchers from AT&T Bell Laboratorieshave developed a technique enabling them to construct novel artificial crystals that could soon lead to the first silicon-based light-emitting devices.