M. Tech. (Materials and Metallurgical Engineering):Crystal Growth Processing and Technique

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Typology Master
Location Patiala
  • Master
  • Patiala


Where and when

Starts Location
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Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Starts On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Course programme

First Semester

Structure and Properties of Materials
Mechanical Behaviour of Materials
Physical Metallurgy
Characterization and Testing of Materials
Research Methodology

Second Semester

Electro-magnetic Properties of Materials
Failure Analysis
Computational Methods for Materials using C-programming
Materials Processing

Third Semester

Thesis (Starts)

Fourth Semester

Thesis (Cont…)

Crystal Growth Processing and Technique

Introduction: Crystal growth, Velocity of growth , Theories and mechanism of growth, Twinning, growth twins, Deformation twins, Transformation twins, Growth in the solid state recrystalization and grain growth.

Crystal Growth Techniques: Growth from melt, Thermodynamic principles and crystal growth equilibria, Nucleation from solution, Melt, vapour and solid phase.

Preparation of Single Crystals: Czochralski method, Bridgman method growth from epitaxy.

Purification: Zone refining and floating zone methods.

Epitaxial Growth: Lattice matching in epitaxial growth, Liquid –phase epitaxy, Vapour phase epitaxy, Molecular beam epitaxy, Growth for polycrystalline materials, Quality assessment by X-ray diffraction and optical techniques, Current trends in crystal growth, Quantum wells and superlattices, Heterostructures, Photochemical deposition, Growth and characterization of large crystals for devices.

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