Skip to content
Volume 18, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0032-1400


Iridium is used extensively as a material for crucibles containing oxide melts during single crystal growth because of good chemical compatibility with them in slightly oxidising atmospheres. With care, iridium crucibles can be used in this way for long periods.


Article metrics loading...

Loading full text...

Full text loading...



  1. Nassau K., and Broyer A. M. J. Appl. Phys., 1962, 33, f 3064 [Google Scholar]
  2. Cockayne B. Platinum Metals Rev., 1968, 12, 16 [Google Scholar]
  3. Cockayne M., Chesswas M., and Gasson D. B. J. Mater. Sci., 1967, 2, 7 [Google Scholar]
  4. Zinnes A. E., Nevis B. E., and Brandle C. D. J. Cryst. Growth, 1973, 19, 187 [Google Scholar]
  5. Halvorson J. J., and Wimber R. T. J. Appl. Phys., 1972, 43, 2519 [Google Scholar]
  6. Gupta T. K., and Valentich J. J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 1972, 54, 355 [Google Scholar]
  7. Cockayne B., Plant J. G., and Vere A. W. J. Cryst. Growth, 1972, 15, 167 [Google Scholar]
  8. Brixner L. H. J. Cryst. Growth, 1973, 18, 297 [Google Scholar]

Data & Media loading...

  • Article Type: Research Article
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error