Crystals Essays

  • Crystal Night

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    Crystal Night Source Based Source C is important because it is written by Joseph Goebbels. It was produced on the 12th November 1938, it is an extract from a Nazi newspaper, which means it is biased. The Nazis would want to portray that they had nothing to do with organising Crystal Night. Furthermore, Goebbels is the head of propaganda. Goebbels was a notorious liar and it was his policy that, “the bigger the lie, the more people will believe it”. Source D, is written by Goebbels

  • Crystals: The Physical And Physical Properties Of Single Crystals

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    number of single crystals attached together at some point. Crystals can also be grouped as covalent, metallic, ionic and molecular crystals based on the physical and chemical properties. Covalent crystals have true bonds between all atoms in them. In metallic crystals, the individual metal atoms sit on lattice sites leaving the outer electrons free to float around the lattices. The atoms of ionic crystals are held together by electrostatic forces. A molecular crystal is held jointly


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    I. Introduction- What is a crystal? A crystal by definition is a solid whose atoms, ions, or molecules are arranged in a regular, repeating pattern. These magnificent solids are formed when they undergo a process called nucleation. Nucleation is the process that occurs in the formation of a crystal. The solution’s, liquid’s, or vapor’s (whichever the crystal is growing in) ions, atoms, or molecules become arranged in a pattern which has the characteristics of a crystalline solid. This pattern forms

  • The Key To Crystals

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    Crystals have been used throughout history as adornments, for protection, divination or healing. The key to Crystals, by Sarah Bartlett discusses In 4000 B.C.E the ancient Sumerians believed that crystals were linked to planetary energy and that they reflected cosmic vibrations. Ancient Egyptians used crystals and gemstones for magical protection and to improve health. The color of the gems were particularly significant to the Egyptians. The red of jasper represented fire, life and blood; the green

  • Comparing The Crystal Structures And Crystal Chemistry Of Fepo4 And Fepo4

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    Compare and contrast the crystal structures and crystal chemistry of quartz, α-FePO4 and β-FePO4. Quartz (SiO2) is the second most abundant mineral on Earth and is of significant uses in both material and Earth sciences. Quartz crystals exist in polymorphs, which mean that the crystal structure of quartz will change depending on the temperature and pressure of the environment that the crystal is in. The crystal will be in its alpha-crystal form when the surrounding temperature and pressure is low

  • The Crystal Palace

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    The Crystal Palace During the 1800’s Great Britain’s empire stretched around the world, and with raw materials easily available to them this way, they inevitably began refining and manufacturing all stages of many new machines and other goods, distributing locally and globally. However, despite being the central ‘workshop of the world,’ Britain was not producing the highest quality of merchandise. When comparing factory-made products made in England to surrounding countries, most notably France

  • Evaluation of the Fractal Dimension of a Crystal

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    Evaluation of the Fractal Dimension of a Crystal Abstract The purpose of this experiment was to determine the effects of voltage and molarity changes on the fractal dimension of a Cu crystal formed by the re-dox reaction between Cu and CuSO4. Using the introductory information obtained from research, the fractal geometry of the Cu crystals was determined for each set of parameters. Through the analysis of data, it was determined that the fractal dimension is directly related to the voltage

  • Gemstones and Crystals

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    precious gemstones and crystals. There are many people now and days rediscovering the many uses of gemstones and crystals. To my knowledge each, have many different uses. They can be used as adornments, for health, for healing and for spiritual practices. You have probably never even heard of stones or crystals in this fashion before. I am going to take this opportunity to tell you what I know about this fascinating world that I have grown very accustomed to. I am not a gemstone/crystal specialist but,

  • Crystals: Wonders of Nature

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    electronics will have crystals in their construction somewhere. From microchips with super-storage or photon-processing crystals, crystals will be everywhere. And they already are. Crystals are used in color changing paint and even in the touch screen of smartphones. Many famous scientists are researching crystals and how they could be used. Crystals are natural wonders of nature that are built in complicating and amazing structures that have the potential to be used everywhere. “[Crystals are a] homogeneous

  • Liquid Crystals

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    four. One of which are liquid crystals. These crystals have properties of both liquids and solids. They physically flow like liquids, but also share characteristics of crystalline solids. There is also more then one type of liquid crystals along with their different phases. Since they have so many properties, its no wonder how much we use them today. They can be found in the majority of today’s electronics and technologies. The first discovery of liquid crystals is thought to be around 150 years

  • Informative Essay: Crystal Therapy

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    Vibration Crystal therapy works on the premise that everything is vibration. Imagine your body as an orchestra, with all the different organs and parts represented by instruments. Ideally, the orchestra should be playing in perfect harmony When illness, stress and emotional difficulties disrupt this harmony, crystals act as a ‘tuning fork’ to bring the different parts of your being back into balance. As Sue and Simon Lilly put it in ‘Crystal Doorways’, ‘Crystals reflect the basic harmonies of matter…using

  • Comparative Analysis of SiO2 and FePO4 Crystal Structures

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    Figure 1 Crystal Structure of SiO2 and FePO4 This paragraph will compare and discuss the crystal structure and chemistry between quartz (SiO2), iron phosphate (FePO4) and also looking into the α and β phase of FePO4. From the understanding of the given materials and crystal structure of both SiO2 and FePO4, both of the crystal are quartz-type crystal, the crystal arrangement are quite similar except for the difference in structural parameters tilt angle δ and bridging angle θ. This similarly carries

  • An Introduction To Photonic Crystals

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    CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Photonic Crystals Motivation In the last few decades, a new frontier has opened up due to tremendous advancement of semiconductor technology which have brought incredible changes to our society and the life of people. The aim has become to control the optical properties of materials. A massive range of technological developments become possible by engineering of such materials that respond to light waves over a desired range of frequencies. They can perfectly reflect the

  • Crystals In The Isometric System

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    What is a crystal? Crystals are made up of elements which form amd there molecules form a certain pattern. For example, a volcano happens to erupts and magma flows out to the surface of the earth As the magma runs outward then slowly starts to cool. crystals may develop. This is call crystallization. From this occurring expensive crystal like rubies and diamonds are form, sometimes even emeralds. Crystals can have many different shape from the result of the type of molecules and atoms present

  • Crystal Castles Analysis

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    Crystal Castles are a goth-rave and electro-thrash duo from Toronto, Ontario made up of Ethan Kath (on synth) and Alice Glass (on vocals). The duo brings a destructive and devouring abyss of pain, regret, nihilism and noise to synth pop music. In this paper, through a focused analysis of its lyrics, its musical elements, as well as its accompanying video, I will argue that Crystal Castles’ 2010 song “Baptism” creates a nuanced musical space in which dark emotions such as revenge are juxtaposed with

  • The New York Crystal Palace

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    for the Inauguration of the American Crystal Palace: The nations meet, not in war, but in peace, beneath this dome. They meet to bring glory to God on high and goodwill to men. The Crystal Palace is a symbol of the might of Man. Look on, ye Nations, and vow eternal peace and justice. -William R. Wallace (New York Times, July 14, 1853) When the first major international exhibition of arts and industries was held in London in 1851, the London Crystal Palace epitomized the achievements of

  • Waterford Crystal A Case Analysis

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    Waterford Crystal Waterford Glass was started by two brothers, George and William Penrose, in 1783. It was the most notable of all Irish crystal companies. In 1799, the Penrose brothers sold Waterford Glass to the Gatchell family. The crystal industry was prosperous until 1825. Irish glass manufacturers began to slowly close due to high export duties, the economic depression, and a lack of capital. Waterford Glass was the last to close in 1851. It was reestablished nearly a century later

  • Failed Product Report: Crystal Pepsi

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    Failed Product Report: Crystal Pepsi There was a marketing fad in early 1990s equating clarity with purity. Just to name a few, Miller Brewing Co. came up with Miller Clear(March 1993), Coors Brewing Co. came up with Zima Clearmalt (1992), Procter & Gamble came up with Ivory clear liquid hand cleanser and Colgate-Palmolive came up with Clear Sparkling fresh dishwashing liquid. Last but not least, PepsiCo came up with Crystal Pepsi in April 1992. Company Brief Description Pepsi Company (PepsiCo)

  • Why Crystal Pepsi and Others Failed

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    Why Crystal Pepsi and Others Failed We live in a day and age where marketing and advertising is stronger then ever. It is essentially in our face every where we turn, from the clothes we wear to the music we listen to and even the device we use to listen to our music. Marketing and advertising touches our lives everyday without our really ever even noticing it. Marketing professionals have a difficult challenge before them in figuring out a way to create a public interest, and a want for their products

  • P. H. Delamotte Photograph of the Interior of the Crystal Palace

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    P. H. Delamotte Photograph of the Interior of the Crystal Palace After a successful year of housing the Great Exposition, the Crystal Palace by Joseph Paxton was disassembled and moved to Sydenham, where it stood for the next 85 years (Hobhouse, 32). The Palace, built for the 1851 World's Fair in London, was an architectural and engineering wonder modeled after the bridge and train shed construction of the mid-nineteenth century. The structure had been designed to be quickly assembled out of prefabricated