Study of the Hg-In Liquid Alloy by Using the Piezothermal Method (1 bar < P < 3 kbar)

  • M. Gambino
  • P. Rebouillon
  • J. P. Bros
  • L. Ter Minassian
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASIC, volume 286)

Abstract

Under isothermal conditions, the determination of the amount of heat induced to flow by a change in pressure allows to determine the expansivity a. Using a Calvet calorimeter and the piezothermal method the expansivity of Hg+In alloys has been measured in the pressure range 1–3000 bars. Two liquid alloys ( xIn = 0.075 and xIn = 0.143 ) have been studied at 262.5 K and 264.4 K, respectively. From these measurements we have deduced the variation of the liquidus temperature against pressure on the one hand and the melting enthalpy of the stoichiometric compound ( Hg6In) on the other hand.

Keywords

Liquid Alloy Melting Enthalpy Equilibrium Phase Diagram Molar Heat Capacity Stoichiometric Compound 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Gambino
    • 1
  • P. Rebouillon
    • 1
  • J. P. Bros
    • 1
  • L. Ter Minassian
    • 2
  1. 1.Thermodynamique des Systèmes MétalliquesUniversité de ProvenceMarseille cedex 3France
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Chimie PhysiqueUniversité Pierre et Marie CurieParis Cedex 05France

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