crystal whisker

crystal whisker

[¦krist·əl ′wis·kər]
(crystallography)
A single crystal that has grown in a filamentary form. Also known as whisker.
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With many advantages such as excellent mechanical properties, modest price, easy producing process, and natural compatibility with the cement, the application of inorganic crystal whiskers is developing rapidly in the industry.