Table 1: SEM morphologies of compounds prepared under different conditions.

SampleSbTeI Growth conditionsSEM images of SbTeI CrystalsCrystal details

SbTeI-1Thermal treatment at 400°C for 480 2–8  m. Smooth rods stacked in random fashion. Enlarged micrograph shows hollow rods

SbTeI-2Thermal treatment at 600°C for 4 5–20  m. Mixture of rods, rectangular plates and, big plates