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NaCl Sodium Chloride Crystal Substrates,  MSE Supplies

NaCl Sodium Chloride Crystal Substrates

  • €6195


Sodium Chloride (NaCl) Crystal Substrates

NaCl single crystal substrates are commonly used as substrate materials for expitaxial thin film growth. NaCl is hygroscopic by nature and very sensitive to moisture. NaCl crystal substrates must be stored in desiccator container to avoid hydration.  

Main Parameters

Crystal structure

Face-centered cubic, FCC, lattice constant a=5.64 A

Growth method

crystallization process

Density

2.165 g/cm3

Melting Point

801°C

Refractive index

1.5442 (at 589 nm)

Surface roughness

~10 nm due to hygroscopic nature

Orientation

(100), (110), (111), +/- 3 degrees

size

10 x 10 x 0.5 mm, 10 x 10 x 2.0 mm, 20 x 20 x 2.0 mm or other sizes upon request

Polishing condition

Single side or double side polished

Packaging

NaCl substrates are packed in class 1000 clean rooms with class 100 grade plastic bags