Skip to main content

Structural Characterization of Microscopic Defects in (111) AgBrI Microcrystals: Correlation of Stacking Fault Defects to Twin Boundary Morphology

Buy Article:

$25.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)


The introduction of iodide into (111) AgBr platelet crystals is known to induce the formation of structural defects, as well as enhance the photographic response of the resulting AgBrI. The incorporation of iodide, introduced uniformly during crystal growth, has been reported to form internal stacking faults, and more recently dislocation arrays. By using thermal processing to induce structural defects to regrow back into their matrix, it is possible to use this technique to probe specific defect characteristics, often at the microstructure level. In this article, we reported a detailed study of two iodide induced defects in (111) AgBrI crystals, using electron microscopy, to determine their location and structural characteristics, as well as to estimate their enthalpy of activation.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: May 1, 2001

More about this publication?
  • The Journal of Imaging Science and Technology (JIST) is dedicated to the advancement of imaging science knowledge, the practical applications of such knowledge, and how imaging science relates to other fields of study. The pages of this journal are open to reports of new theoretical or experimental results, and to comprehensive reviews. Only original manuscripts that have not been previously published, nor currently submitted for publication elsewhere, should be submitted.

  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • Information for Advertisers
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Privacy Policy
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more