Synthesis and Characterization of NLO Material L-Valine L-Valinium Perchlorate Monohydrate for Photonics Applications


  • Paranthaman Vasudevan "Rajalakshmi Engineering College", Thandalam, Chennai-602105, Tamilnadu, India.
  • Devaraj Jayaraman Presidency College, Chennai-600005, Tamilnadu, India.



L-valine L-valinium perchlorate monohydrate single crystal has been synthesized by slow evaporation technique at room temperature. The crystal structure and space group of the crystal were confirmed by single crystal X-ray diffractometer. Optical behavior of the crystal was analyzed by using UV-visible spectrophotometer. Thermal stability was discussed by using thermo gravimetric analysis. Mechanical strength of the grown crystal was studied using Vickers microhardness tester. Nonlinear optical property was explored to confirm the second harmonic generation efficiency of the grown crystal. These preliminary investigations suggest that the title compound can serve as a potential material for photonics applications.

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Author Biographies

Paranthaman Vasudevan, "Rajalakshmi Engineering College", Thandalam, Chennai-602105, Tamilnadu, India.

Department of Physics

Devaraj Jayaraman, Presidency College, Chennai-600005, Tamilnadu, India.

Department of Physics




How to Cite

P. Vasudevan and D. Jayaraman, “Synthesis and Characterization of NLO Material L-Valine L-Valinium Perchlorate Monohydrate for Photonics Applications”, Photonics Lett. Pol., vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 76–78, Sep. 2020.