Metallurgical Transactions A

, 6:1915

Measurement of the solubility of hydrogen in solid magnesium

  • Z. D. Popovic
  • G. R. Piercy
Physical Chemistry

Abstract

The solubility of hydrogen in magnesium was measured by a direct volume displacement method during absorption at temperatures between 676 K and 876 K, and pressures between 6.6 and 101 MPa. The solubility followed Sievert’s law and gave a heat of solution of 24,400 ± 1200 J/1/2 mole H2.

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Copyright information

© American Society for Metals, The Melallurgical Society of AIME 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Z. D. Popovic
    • 1
  • G. R. Piercy
    • 2
  1. 1.Xerox Research Center of Canada Ltd.MississaugaCanada
  2. 2.Department of Metallurgy and Materials ScienceMcMaster UniversityHamiltonCanada

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