International
Tables for
Crystallography
Volume C
Mathematical, physical and chemical tables
Edited by E. Prince

International Tables for Crystallography (2006). Vol. C, ch. 3.5, p. 173

Table 3.5.1.1 

N. J. Tighe,a J. R. Fryerb and H. M. Flowerc

a42 Lema Lane, Palm Coast, FL 32137-2417, USA,bDepartment of Chemistry, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland, and cDepartment of Metallurgy, Imperial College, London SW7, England

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Chemical etchants used for preparing thin foils from single-crystal ceramic materials; symbols: I immersion method; SFJ separatory funnel jet; CJ convection jet; BJ boiling jet

MaterialEtchantReferences
Al2O3 85% H3PO4, 723–733 K I, BJ Tighe (1964[link])
BaTiO3 H2SO4 CJ Kirkpatrick & Amelinckx (1962[link])
CaCO3 C6H8O7 (dilute) I Braillon et al. (1974[link])
CoO 85% H3PO4 CJ Remaut et al. (1964[link])
LiNbO3 KOH, 623–673 K I Wicks & Lewis (1968[link])
MgO 85% H3PO4, 373 K I, SFJ Washburn et al. (1960[link])
MgAl2O4 85% H3PO4, 523–723 K I Lewis (1966[link])
MnO HCl + NO3   Barber & Evans (1970[link])
SiO2 NH4F·HF, 453–473 K I Tighe (unpublished)
HF, 373 K I
TiO2 NaOH, 823 K I Barber & Farabaugh (1965[link])
ZrSiO4 NH4F·HF + KF (1:1), 693–703 K I Tighe (unpublished)
Y3Al5O12 85% H3PO4, 573 K I Keast (1967[link])